THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, everybody. Congress has now approved a compromise to reduce the deficit and avert a default that would have devastated our economy. It was a long and contentious debate. And I want to thank the American people for keeping up the pressure on their elected officials to put politics aside and work [...]
May 2, 2011 Leave a Comment
REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON OSAMA BIN LADEN East Room 11:35 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Good evening. Tonight, I can report to the American people and to the world that the United States has conducted an operation that killed Osama bin Laden, the leader of al Qaeda, and a terrorist who’s responsible for the murder [...]
March 28, 2011 Leave a Comment
As Prepared for Delivery— Good evening. Tonight, I’d like to update the American people on the international effort that we have led in Libya – what we have done, what we plan to do, and why this matters to us. I want to begin by paying tribute to our men and women in uniform who, [...]
June 4, 2009 Leave a Comment
I thought it was really effective in its own way and for its own purpose, which was to get Muslims and Americans thinking about their attitudes toward one another and to show the Arab world that AmericaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s new government is committed to mending international relationships that have been negatively affected by Muslim extremists.
June 2, 2009 Leave a Comment
The way in which Islam is portrayed in western media is not its true form. Extremists have soiled the foundation of the worldÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s second largest religion. A lot of people have an innate prejudice towards anyone who looks remotely Muslim or even just dark and suspicious.
Feb. 24, 2009 Leave a Comment
The time has come. Obama’s first speech to a joint session of Congress takes place tonight at 9 p.m., broadcast on all major television stations. Will he extend a hand towards Iran, following up on his promise to engage in open discourse with President Ahmadinejad? What will he say about health care reform? The economy?
Jan. 20, 2009 Leave a Comment
He spoke of laying the groundwork for a productive and happy tomorrow, one where future generations don’t inherit the same worries we face today, to make sure they are able to harness the freedom that is rightfully theirs and to keep its flame lit as it passes from generation to generation.
Jan. 17, 2009 Leave a Comment
The following is the full text of President George W. Bush’s final radio address to the nation before he leaves office next week. THE PRESIDENT: Good morning. For the last eight years, I have had the honor of speaking to the American people Saturday mornings through this radio address. In hundreds of broadcasts, I have [...]