665,801Apr 15, 2009
White House Daily Briefing
Mr. Gibbs spoke to reporters and answered questions on a number of issues, including response to North Korea’s missile launch, the state of the economy, tax policy, U.S.-Mexico border ...
5,973Nov 24, 2009
India Prime Minister Arrival Ceremony
President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed India Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to the White House. During the ceremony in the East Room, President Obama and Prime Minister Singh ...
2,118Dec 24, 2009
Presidential Remarks on Health Care Legislation Vote
President Obama spoke about Senate passage of health care reform legislation by a 60-39 vote. He called th vote historic and said he looked forward to working with members as the bill made its ...
1,311Feb 23, 2011
Political Unrest and Violence in Libya
President Obama spoke to reporters following a meeting with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton about political unrest in Libya. He said the violence must stop and that the human rights of the ...
1,242Oct 16, 2005
Iraqi Constitution Vote
President Bush congratulated the people of Iraq for the successful completion of their referendum on the Iraqi Constitution.
746Dec 9, 1996
Book Discussion on Between Hope and History
President Clinton spoke about his book, Between Hope and History: America’s Challenges for the 21st Century. It outlines the accomplishments of his first term and his agenda for the ...
690Nov 16, 2012
President Obama on Debt and Deficit Reduction Negotiations
President Obama spoke to reporters before meeting with congressional leaders about the “fiscal cliff,” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress fails to ...
672Jun 20, 2000
Moroccan King Arrival
President Clinton welcomed King Mohammed VI to the White House for an official state visit.
The King took office after the death of his father, King Assad. Each head of state
592Jul 2, 2009
Presidential Remarks on Innovation and Jobs
President Obama delivered remarks after meeting with business leaders. He talked about innovation and jobs, employment numbers, and the economy.
583Jan 17, 2010
Presidential Remarks on Martin Luther King, Jr.
President Obama attended services to commemorate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King. He talked about his legacy and inspirations, and lessons learned from Dr. King and other civil ...
558Jun 20, 2000
State Dinner for King of Morocco
President Clinton and King Mohammed greeted guests and offered toasts to one another at an official state dinner.
555Jul 24, 2009
President Obama on Arrest of Henry Louis Gates
President Obama spoke to reporters in the White House Briefing Room about a controversy surrounding the arrest of Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates. He related that he had had a phone ...
505Dec 30, 2012
President Obama on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations
President Obama appeared on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday December 30, 2012. He addressed the negotiations between the White House and Congress over the “fiscal ...
364Jan 21, 1993
Presidential Open House
President Clinton and Vice President Gore greeted visitors to the White House in the Diplomatic Reception room. The visitors had been selected randomly from thousands of Americans who had sent ...
363Nov 24, 2009
Obama-Prime Minister Singh Joint News Conference
President Obama and Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh held a joint news conference. President Obama in his introduction of the prime minister said that among the issues the two had ...
317Sep 29, 1993
Oval Office Tour and Presidential Interview
President Clinton conducted a tour of the Oval Office with Brian Lamb. He talked about the redecoration of the Office under his administration. He also spoke about the significance of the ...
313Apr 29, 2011
Recovery Efforts from Alabama Tornadoes
President Obama, the mayor of Tuscaloosa, and the Alabama governor spoke about the damage from the April 27, 2011 tornado in Alabama. President Obama pledged to make the maximum federal help ...
267Jul 3, 2007
As President Bush was leaving Walter Reed Army Hospital, where he had been visiting wounded military personnel, he praised their courage. He answered reporters' questions about the possibility ...
240Apr 3, 1997
1996 NBA Champions
The president welcomed the 1996 NBA Champions, the Chicago Bulls, to the White House. The team presented a team jersey with the number 1 to the president.
235May 20, 1993
Motor Voter Law Signing Ceremony
President Clinton spoke under a tent on the South Lawn of the White House before signing the so-called motor voter legislation, which is intended to simplify the voter registration process by making ...
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