President Obama

President Obama to Award SSG Ryan M. Pitts Medal of Honor

WASHINGTON – In the afternoon of July 21, 2014, President Barack Obama will award Ryan M. Pitts, a former active duty Army Staff Sergeant, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry. Staff Sergeant Pitts will receive the Medal of Honor for his courageous actions while serving as a Forward Observer with 2nd Platoon, Chosen Company, 2nd Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, during combat operations at Vehicle Patrol […]

President Obama Schedule Week of July 14, 2014

On Saturday and Sunday, President Obama has no public events scheduled. Saturday, The White House Press Corps (WHPC) reported that President Obama played golf at the TPC Potomac Golf Club — a championship course in Montgomery County, Maryland. President Obama’s golf partners are Glenn Hutchins, Mike Wilbon, and Marvin Nicholson. President Obama’s projected Schedule for the Week of July 14, 2014 Monday, July 14 – 10:30AM THE PRESIDENT and VICE […]

President Obama’s Schedule for Week of July 7, 2014

WEEKEND GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR SATURDAY, JULY 5, 2014 AND SUNDAY, JULY 6, 2014 On Saturday and Sunday, the President has no public events scheduled. Schedule for the Week of July 7, 2014 On Monday, the President will host a group of teachers at the White House for lunch to discuss the Administration’s efforts to ensure that every student is taught by an effective educator. The President will be […]

President Obama on the death of Harold Ramis

Statement from President Obama on the Passing of Harold Ramis  Michelle and I were saddened to hear of the passing of Harold Ramis, one of America’s greatest satirists, and like so many other comedic geniuses, a proud product of Chicago’s Second City.  When we watched his movies – from “Animal House” and “Caddyshack” to “Ghostbusters” and “Groundhog Day” – we didn’t just laugh until it hurt.  We questioned authority.  We […]