CATEGORY: November 2010


Statements to the Press by President Obama and President Silva of Portugal After Meeting

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release November 19, 2010 Statements to the Press by President Obama and President Silva of Portugal After Meeting Belém National Palace, Lisbon, Portugal 2:25 P.M. WET PRESIDENT SILVA:  (As translated.)  Good afternoon.  I would like to start by thanking President Barack Obama for having accepted my invitation for a working meeting... [Read more]

Remarks by the President at a Meeting on the New START Treaty

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release November 18, 2010 Remarks by the President at a Meeting on the New START Treaty Roosevelt Room 10:36 A.M. EST THE PRESIDENT:  I want to begin by thanking the incredible leaders who are around this table, not only the Vice President and the Secretary of State, but also some of the most able statesmen from both parties that ... [Read more]

President Obama, Vice President Biden to Visit Kokomo, IN

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release November 18, 2010 President Obama, Vice President Biden to Visit Kokomo, IN WASHINGTON—On Tuesday, November 23rd, President Obama and Vice President Biden will travel to Kokomo, Indiana, as part of their White House to Main Street tour. In recent years, Kokomo has been hard-hit by devastating plant closing and layoffs, but... [Read more]

Remarks by the President on General Motors

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release November 18, 2010 Remarks by the President on General Motors James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 4:14 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT:  Hello, everybody.  Good afternoon.  Today, one of the toughest tales of the recession took another big step towards becoming a success story. General Motors relaunched itself as a public company, cutting... [Read more]

Statement from the President on the Confirmation of Jacob L. Lew to be Director of the Office of Management and Budget

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release November 18, 2010 Statement from the President on the Confirmation of Jacob L. Lew to be Director of the Office of Management and Budget I am pleased that Jack Lew has been confirmed, with wide bipartisan support, to serve as my next Director of the Office of Management and Budget. He brings unparalleled experience and wisdom... [Read more]

President Obama Signs Executive Order to Implement Reform Recommendations of the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release November 17, 2010 President Obama Signs Executive Order to Implement Reform Recommendations of the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, President Obama signed an Executive Order that makes significant improvements to federally funded partnerships between the... [Read more]

Statement by the President on the Paycheck Fairness Act

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release November 17, 2010 Statement by the President on the Paycheck Fairness Act I am deeply disappointed that a minority of Senators have prevented the Paycheck Fairness Act from finally being brought up for a debate and receiving a vote.  This bill passed in the House almost two years ago; today, it had 58 votes to move forward,... [Read more]

Fact Sheet: An Enduring Commitment to the U.S. Nuclear Deterrent

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release November 17, 2010 Fact Sheet: An Enduring Commitment to the U.S. Nuclear Deterrent President Obama has made an extraordinary commitment to ensure the modernization of our nuclear infrastructure, which had been neglected for years before he took office.  Today, the Administration once again demonstrates that commitment with... [Read more]

President Obama Announces Another Key Administration Post, 11/17/10

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release November 17, 2010 President Obama Announces Another Key Administration Post, 11/17/10 WASHINGTON – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key administration post: Ryan C. Crocker, Member, United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy President Obama announced... [Read more]

President Obama Names Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release November 17, 2010 President Obama Names Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients WASHINGTON – Today, President Barack Obama named fifteen recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.  The Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions... [Read more]

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