Blog Profile / The White House Blog


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Archived Since:October 21, 2008

Blog Post Archive

President Trump Proposed a Massive Tax Cut. Here’s What You Need to Know.

We have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to do something big. President Trump has made tax reform a priority, and we have a Republican Congress that wants to get it done. This is something that Democrats should support too becauseShow More Summary

Remarks by the Vice President at a Meeting with US and Indonesian Business Leaders

THE VICE PRESIDENT: Good morning. AUDIENCE MEMBERS: Good morning. THE VICE PRESIDENT: Selamat pagi. (Laughter.) Vice President Kalla, thank you. Thank you for joining us this morning. Thank you for your kindness and your hospitality....Show More Summary

Celebrating the 196th Anniversary of Greek Independence

Dear Friends, I am so proud to join you in celebrating the 196th Anniversary of Greek Independence, and with President Trump, to have welcomed so many of you to the White House yesterday. Greek Independence Day means so much to all of us. Show More Summary

President Donald J. Trump Delivers the Weekly Address

Today marks President Donald J. Trump's 50th day in office and while delivering his Weekly Address, he spoke about an issue of paramount importance to families across our Nation: healthcare. Seven years ago this month, Obamacare was signed into law over the profound objections of American people. Show More Summary

Meet the Special Guests Attending President Donald J. Trump's Address to a Joint Session of Congress

President Donald J. Trump has invited several guests to attend tonight's address to a Joint Session of Congress. These special guests will be seated with First Lady Melania Trump in the Executive Gallery of the House Chamber. Watch the Joint Address live at 9 p.m. Show More Summary

President Donald J. Trump to Address a Joint Session of Congress for the First Time

President Donald J. Trump will be delivering his first address to a Joint Session of Congress on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. Be sure to tune in as the President will be sharing his vision for the country. When: Tuesday, February 28,Show More Summary

President Donald J. Trump’s First Month: Achieving Results for the American People

After one month in office, President Donald J. Trump is already achieving results for the American people. Jump starting Job Creation: President Trump is looking out for American workers that Washington has left behind. Signed a Presidential...Show More Summary

President Trump: Putting Coal Country Back to Work

Today, President Donald J. Trump signed House Joint Resolution 38 to stop the costly Stream Protection Rule from further harming coal workers and the communities that depend on them. H.J.Res. 38 blocks an overly burdensome regulation...Show More Summary

Empowering Female Leaders

President Trump promised to make women’s empowerment a priority. Earlier this week, President Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau took the first steps toward making that a reality by creating the United States-Canada Council for...Show More Summary

ICYMI: Former Law Clerks Herald Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch's Independence

Former Law Clerks Herald Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch’s Independence ?USA Today By Richard Wolf One thing you can say about Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch: He inspires loyalty among his former law clerks, no matter their politics. Every...Show More Summary

President Trump: Cutting Red Tape for American Businesses

The American free enterprise system is the greatest engine for economic success in the world, and this week President Donald J. Trump is taking more steps to roll back the burdensome, Obama-era regulations that are crippling our businesses. Today,...Show More Summary

Vice President Pence Casts Historic Vote to Confirm Betsy DeVos

Friends, Today, I cast the tie-breaking vote in the Senate to confirm President Donald Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Education: Betsy DeVos. The vote the President asked me to cast wasn’t just for Betsy – it was also for America’s future. Our nation’s success depends on the education of our students. Show More Summary

Happy Birthday President Reagan

One of the greatest Presidents in U.S. history was born on February 6, 1911. Today we honor the legacy and remember the man who served as our 40th President, Ronald Reagan. President Reagan inspired a generation to believe in America once again and build a better future for their country. Below is his second inaugural address to the Nation.

West Wing Week 1/19, or "Obama, Farewell"

On our last, full day here at the White House, here is the Obama Administration's 388th -- and final -- episode of our weekly round-up video, West Wing Week. For 388 weeks in a row, we have produced a zippy, zingy wrap-up of everything the President's been up to that week, and it has been such fun doing so. Thanks for tuning in, and all the best, from all of us to all of you.

The Reinvigoration of the Clemency Authority

Today, the President granted commutation to 330 individuals. The President has now granted commutation to a total of 1,715 individuals, including 568 people who had been sentenced to life in prison. The vast majority of these men and women are serving unduly long sentences for drug crimes. Show More Summary

Thank You

Editor's note: President Obama sent this final message to the White House email list this morning. My fellow Americans, It's a long-standing tradition for the sitting president of the United States to leave a parting letter in the Oval Office for the American elected to take his or her place. Show More Summary

The Obama Administration Digital Transition: Moving Forward

Over the past eight years, the President, the First Lady, and the Obama White House have used social media and technology to engage with people around the country and the world on the most important issues of our time. From the very beginning, our mission has been to reach people on the channels and platforms where they already spend their time. Show More Summary

President Obama Has Now Granted More Commutations than Any President in this Nation’s History

Today, 273 individuals learned that the President has given them a second chance. With today’s 209 grants of commutation, the President has now commuted the sentences of 1,385 individuals – the most grants of commutation issued by any President in this nation’s history. Show More Summary

Weekly Address: The Honor of Serving You as President

This week, President Obama delivered his final weekly address thanking the American people for making him a better President and a better man. Over the past eight years, we have seen the goodness, resilience, and hope of the American people. Show More Summary

A Framework for FinTech

At the White House FinTech Summit in June 2016, Cabinet Secretaries and senior officials from across the Administration engaged with stakeholders about the potential for fintech to further myriad policy goals, including small business access to capital, financial inclusion and health, domestic growth, and international development. Show More Summary

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