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"Rooting out a cancer like ISIL will not be quick or easy, but I’m confident that we can, and we will." —Obama:
"Our military action in Iraq has to be part of a broader, comprehensive strategy to protect our people and to support our partners who are taking the fight to ISIL. And that starts with Iraq's leaders building on the progress that they've made so far and forming an inclusive government that will uni
President Obama on protecting our people and supporting our partners who are taking the fight to ISIL:
“In the absence of Congressional action, I’m going to do what I can to make the system work better.” —Obama on #ImmigrationReform
“ISIL has come to represent the very worst elements in the region that we have to deal with collectively.” —President Obama
"This ongoing Russian incursion into Ukraine will only bring more costs and consequences for Russia." —President Obama
"Russia is responsible for the violence in eastern Ukraine." —President Obama:
"Rooting out a cancer like ISIL will not be quick. But I’m confident we can, and we will, working closely with our allies & partners" —Obama
"We continue to be proud and grateful to our extraordinary personnel serving in this mission." —President Obama on the situation in Iraq
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"Because of our strikes, the terrorists of ISIL are losing arms and equipment." —President Obama on the situation in Iraq
"Over the past 4 and a half years, our businesses have created nearly 10 million new jobs." —President Obama
"This morning, we found out that our economy actually grew at a stronger clip in the 2nd quarter than we originally thought." —Obama
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Happening now: President Obama delivers a statement. Watch →
At 4pm ET, President Obama will deliver a statement from the Briefing Room. Watch here →
Let's keep fighting to give every woman the chance to realize her dreams → #EqualPay
Women make less than men in almost every field 4 years after graduation. RT if you agree it's time to change that.
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Good news: our economy continues to grow. 2nd-quarter GDP↑4.2%. Business investment↑6.4%. American exports↑3.7%. #MadeInAmerica
FACT: American exports have grown by 3.7% over the last year → #MadeInAmerica
Our economy grew at a 4.2% rate last quarter—but there's more work to do →
Over the last year: Consumer spending = ↑ 2.3% Business investment = ↑ 6.4% American exports = ↑ 3.7%
Good news: Our economy continues to grow. 2nd-quarter GDP = ↑ 4.2% Consumer spending = ↑ Business investment = ↑
Want to walk around the White House? Take a 15-second tour right now! #Hyperlapse
"We're not going to stop until every veteran who defended America has a home in America." —President Obama: