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Remarks by Vice President Joe Biden and Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim at a Press Availability Cankaya Palace Ankara, Turkey (August 24, 2016) 4:32 P.M. (Local) THE VICE PRESIDENT: Ive been told by the Prime Minister that hed like me to speak first. I want to thank him for his hospitality and say good afternoon to everyone. Ive been to
The White House | 4 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
FACT SHEET: Middle Class Economics: Making It Easier to Save for Retirement Weve got to make it easier for people to save for retirement . . . So Ive called on the Department of Labor and Tom Perez to propose a set of rules by the end of the year to provide a clear path forward for states to create retirement savings programs. An
The White House | 8 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Statement by the President on the Colombia Peace Agreement This is a historic day for the people of Colombia. With the finalizing of a peace agreement between Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, the longest-running war in the Western Hemisphere is coming to an end. We have witness
The White House | 9 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Readout of the President's call with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos The President spoke today by phone with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos to congratulate him on finalizing key details of a peace agreement with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). The President recognized this historic day as a
The White House | 23 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Statement by NSC Spokesperson Ned Price on the UN-OPCW Report on Syria Today, the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) announced the results of a year-long expert, independent, and neutral investigation into multiple allegations of chemical weapons use in Syria. The report releas
The White House | Aug 24, 2016 10:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Statement by NSC Spokesperson Ned Price on the Terrorist Attack in Kabul, Afghanistan The United States condemns in the strongest terms the terrorist attack today on the American University of Afghanistan. We salute the quick work of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces who responded to the attack and secured the universit
The White House | Aug 24, 2016 9:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Readout of the Presidents Call with President Sergio Mattarella of Italy The President spoke by phone today with President Sergio Mattarella of Italy to offer his deepest condolences on behalf of the American people to the people of Italy following the devastating earthquake that struck central Italy overnight. President Obama
The White House | Aug 24, 2016 8:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Remarks by Vice President Joe Biden at The National Library of Latvia National Library of Latvia Riga, Latvia 6:10 P.M. (Local) THE VICE PRESIDENT: That's a graceful entrance. (Laughter.) I say to -- I don't often get to speak to three Presidents, twice in one day in the same room. I want t
The White House | Aug 24, 2016 6:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fact Sheet: President Obama Designates National Monument in Maines North Woods in Honor of the Centennial of the National Park Service Today, in honor of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, President Obama designated the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument encompassing awe-inspiring mountains, forests, and waters of north-central Maine. Building on the Administrat
The White House | Aug 24, 2016 2:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fact Sheet: Administration Announces New Economic and Workforce Development Resources for Coal Communities through POWER Initiative As part of President Obamas ongoing efforts to assist communities negatively impacted by changes in the coal industry and power sector, today the Administration is announcing awards totaling $38.8 million for 29 economic and workforce development projects
The White House | Aug 24, 2016 1:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend