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23 May

Weekly Address: Honoring Our Fallen Heroes this Memorial Day
seen at 12:04, 23 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 2496
seen at 00:04, 23 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on the Beatification of Archbishop Oscar Romero
seen at 00:04, 23 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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22 May

Commencement Address by the Vice President at the United States Naval Academy
seen at 22:04, 22 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 606, H.R. 651, H.R. 1075, H.R. 1191, S. 1124
seen at 20:04, 22 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President on Jewish American Heritage Month
seen at 19:04, 22 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Vice President in Support of the Solidarity Sabbath Initiative
seen at 18:04, 22 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the Vice President at Center for American Progress Gala
seen at 17:04, 22 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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21 May

President Obama Announces His Intent to Nominate Denise Turner Roth as Administrator of the General Services Administration
seen at 21:04, 21 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by President Obama and President Essebsi of Tunisia after Bilateral Meeting
seen at 21:04, 21 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President before Cabinet Meeting
seen at 21:04, 21 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Enduring U.S.-Tunisian Relations
seen at 19:04, 21 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Nominates Edward L. Stanton III to Serve on the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
seen at 17:04, 21 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Nominates Michael McGowan to Serve as U.S. Marshal
seen at 17:04, 21 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Nominates Eric Steven Miller to Serve as U.S. Attorney for the District of Vermont
seen at 17:04, 21 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate
seen at 17:04, 21 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate
seen at 17:04, 21 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of Vice President Biden’s Meeting with President Beji Caid Essebsi of Tunisia
seen at 17:04, 21 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 5/21/15
seen at 17:04, 21 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Signs West Virginia Disaster Declaration
seen at 17:04, 21 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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20 May

Press Gaggle by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz en route New London, CT
seen at 20:04, 20 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at the United States Coast Guard Academy Commencement
seen at 19:04, 20 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts
seen at 17:04, 20 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by The First Lady at Elizabeth Dole Foundation Caregiver Summit
seen at 17:04, 20 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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White House Report: The National Security Implications of a Changing Climate
seen at 17:04, 20 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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19 May

Statement by the President on Trade and Enforcement
seen at 21:04, 19 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Presidential Determination -- Pursuant to Section 1245 (d)(4)(B) and (C) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
seen at 20:04, 19 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Notice -- Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Iraq
seen at 20:04, 19 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at Signing of the Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu National Blue Alert Act of 2015
seen at 20:04, 19 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Message -- Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Iraq
seen at 20:04, 19 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Meeting with the National Security Council on ISIL
seen at 17:04, 19 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 2252
seen at 17:04, 19 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 5/19/15
seen at 17:04, 19 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on S. 665
seen at 17:04, 19 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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18 May

Remarks by the President on Community Policing
seen at 22:04, 18 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Signs West Virginia Disaster Declaration
seen at 19:04, 18 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the First Lady at Ceremony Honoring at Ceremony Honoring the 2015 National Medal for Museum and Library Sciences
seen at 19:04, 18 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to Nigeria to Attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari, President-elect of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
seen at 17:04, 18 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Gaggle with Principal Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz en route Camden, NJ
seen at 17:04, 18 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Creating Opportunity for All Through Stronger, Safer Communities
seen at 12:04, 18 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on the 50th Anniversary of Head Start
seen at 03:04, 18 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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17 May

Statement by the Vice President on the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia
seen at 03:04, 17 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the Vice President at Yale University Class Day
seen at 03:04, 17 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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16 May

Statement by the President on the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia
seen at 22:04, 16 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by NSC Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on Counter-ISIL Operation in Syria
seen at 18:04, 16 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by NSC Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on Counter-ISIL Operation in Syria
seen at 14:04, 16 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Weekly Address: Creating Opportunity for All
seen at 12:04, 16 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia
seen at 00:04, 16 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: Promoting and Protecting the Human Rights of LGBT Persons: A United States Government Priority
seen at 00:04, 16 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on LGBT Rights
seen at 00:04, 16 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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15 May

Message --Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Burma
seen at 22:04, 15 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Notice --Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Burma
seen at 22:04, 15 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Weekly Address: Creating Opportunity for All
seen at 20:04, 15 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 5/13/2015
seen at 19:04, 15 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at National Peace Officers Memorial
seen at 18:04, 15 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: The President’s Global Development Council’s Second Report
seen at 17:04, 15 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on the Passing of B.B. King
seen at 17:04, 15 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by NSC Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on Deputy National Security Advisor Benjamin Rhodes’ Meeting with ASEAN Officials
seen at 03:04, 15 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz, 5/15/2015
seen at 00:04, 15 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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14 May

President Obama to Award the Medal of Honor
seen at 20:04, 14 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest and Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes
seen at 17:04, 14 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by President Obama in Press Conference after GCC Summit
seen at 17:04, 14 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate
seen at 00:04, 14 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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U.S.- Gulf Cooperation Council Camp David Joint Statement
seen at 00:04, 14 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Annex to U.S.-Gulf Cooperation Council Camp David Joint Statement
seen at 00:04, 14 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by Dr. Jill Biden at Central Piedmont Community College Commencement Address
seen at 00:04, 14 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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13 May

President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts
seen at 22:04, 13 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Message -- Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Yemen
seen at 20:04, 13 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Message -- Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Yemen
seen at 20:04, 13 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Notice -- Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Yemen
seen at 20:04, 13 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by President Obama and Crown Prince bin Nayef of Saudi Arabia
seen at 20:04, 13 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President
seen at 17:04, 13 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Vice President
seen at 17:04, 13 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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12 May

Remarks by the President in Conversation on Poverty at Georgetown University
seen at 21:04, 12 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the Vice President at TOP COPS Awards Dinner
seen at 18:04, 12 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by National Security Council Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on Austin Tice
seen at 18:04, 12 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Obama Signs Kentucky Disaster Declaration
seen at 17:04, 12 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Meeting with Senate Democrats
seen at 17:04, 12 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 5/12/2015
seen at 17:04, 12 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: The White House Summit on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
seen at 17:04, 12 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by National Security Council Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on the Resumption of Cyprus Settlement Talks
seen at 17:04, 12 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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11 May

Remarks by the President at Global Entrepreneurship Event
seen at 22:04, 11 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Presidential Nominations and Withdrawal Sent to the Senate
seen at 21:04, 11 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud of Saudi Arabia
seen at 17:04, 11 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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On-the-Record Conference Call on the GCC Summit
seen at 17:04, 11 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 5/11/2015
seen at 17:04, 11 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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FACT SHEET: The United States’ Investment in Emerging Global Entrepreneurs
seen at 17:04, 11 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the President’s Call with King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud of Saudi Arabia
seen at 03:04, 11 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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09 May

Remarks by the First Lady at Tuskegee University Commencement Address
seen at 22:04, 9 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on Liberia
seen at 17:04, 9 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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08 May

President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts
seen at 22:04, 8 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Gaggle by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz en route Watertown, SD, 5/8/2015
seen at 21:04, 8 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Gaggle by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz en route Watertown, SD, 5/8/2015
seen at 21:04, 8 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice at the V-E Day Commemoration - As Prepared for Delivery
seen at 21:04, 8 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the First Lady and Dr. Jill Biden at Mother's Day Tea for Military Spouses
seen at 21:04, 8 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President at Lake Area Technical Institute Commencement Ceremony
seen at 21:04, 8 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the President on Trade
seen at 20:04, 8 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice at the V-E Day Commemoration - As Prepared for Delivery
seen at 18:04, 8 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the President on the 70th Anniversary of V-E Day
seen at 17:04, 8 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Notice -- Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to the Central African Republic
seen at 17:04, 8 May in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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