The White House

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 06:59
The United States stated that it looks forward to working with former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as Egypt's president but expressed concerns about the restrictive political environment in which he was elected.
Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 11:30
The Vice President will travel to Brazil, Colombia, and the Dominican Republic and meet with the leaders of those countries.
Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 10:05
In his West Point speech, the President will announce that he would ask Congress to support a new Counterterrorism Partnerships Fund (CTPF), which will provide the flexibility and resources required to respond to emerging needs as terrorist threats around the world continue to evolve.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 14:42
Today, as part of this effort, I am calling on Congress to support a new Counterterrorism Partnerships Fund of up to $5 billion, which will allow us to train, build capacity, and facilitate partner countries on the front lines.
Friday, May 16, 2014 - 11:35
Today in Sudan, Meriam Yahya Ibrahim Ishag was sentenced to be flogged for adultery and to be hanged to death for apostasy because she married a Christian man.
Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 15:54
And you will have to become a bilingual country -- yes or yes. Because the strength of Latin women is admirable and they will fill this country with people who speak Spanish and Portuguese, too.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 10:07
President Obama issued a new Executive Order declaring a national emergency and authoriz(ed) the imposition of sanctions to deal with the threat posed by the situation in the CAR.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 09:22
Executive Order -- Blocking Property of Certain Persons Contributing to the Conflict in the Central African Republic EXECUTIVE ORDER - - - - - - - BLOCKING PROPERTY OF CERTAIN PERSONS CONTRIBUTING TO THE CONFLICT IN THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) (IEEPA), the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.) (NEA), section 5 of the United Nations Participation Act (22 U.S.C.
Friday, May 9, 2014 - 10:43
Today, the Vice President called Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to discuss his upcoming visit to Brazil to attend the 2014 FIFA World Cup.