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"20.01.2017 18:25:04"  Yes we can. Yes we did. Thank you for being a part of the past eight years.
"19.01.2017 04:02:40"  "Being your First Lady has been the honor of a lifetime. From the bottom of my heart, thank you." Regram: @michelleobama
"18.01.2017 00:13:30"  “At its heart, America is a nation of second chances.” With 209 commutations and 64 pardons, President Obama just gave 273 deserving Americans a second chance. With 1,385 total commutations over the last eight years, the President has now granted more
"17.01.2017 21:46:17"  Happy Birthday, @michelleobama!
"17.01.2017 06:16:30"  “Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'“ —Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Today, President Obama joined Americans across the country in a day of service to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
"17.01.2017 03:20:26"  "Dr. King and those who marched with him proved that people who love their country can change it. As Americans, we all owe them a great deal." —President Obama on Martin Luther King Day.
"13.01.2017 05:29:21"  One last dad joke.
"13.01.2017 04:13:03"  "For your faith in your fellow Americans, for your love of country, and for your lifetime of service that will endure through the generations...I am proud to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom with Distinction to my brother, Joseph Robinette Biden
"13.01.2017 03:06:27"  Big news: Today, President Obama designated new national monuments that preserve critical chapters of our country’s history, from the vibrant history of the Reconstruction Era and its role in redefining freedom, to the important stories of the citizens
"11.01.2017 19:13:40" ["obamafarewell"] “I'm asking you to believe. Not in my ability to bring about change—but in yours.” —President Obama #ObamaFarewell
"11.01.2017 03:03:27"  Thanks for eight great years. Tonight, President Obama returns home to say his grateful farewell to you. Watch live at the link in the bio at 9pm ET.
"11.01.2017 02:15:29" ["obamafarewell"] “For me, it’s always been about you.” —President Obama. Watch his Farewell Address tonight: wh.gov/Farewell #ObamaFarewell
"11.01.2017 01:08:18"  President Obama boards Marine One en route to Chicago. Tune in for his Farewell Address tonight at 9pm ET: wh.gov/Farewell
"10.01.2017 19:38:49" ["obamafarewell"] “Being asked to be part of this journey was a great honor. Barack and I and our families have formed a real and lasting bond over this incredible experience. During long hours in the Oval Office and Situation Room, during private lunches and quiet
"10.01.2017 01:32:27"  A snowy landing for Marine One.
"10.01.2017 00:04:21" ["obamafarewell"] Tomorrow at 9pm ET, President Obama will return to where it all started in Chicago to deliver his Farewell Address. Watch him reflect on the road we’ve traveled, and then head to the link in the bio for more on tomorrow's address. #ObamaFarewell
"07.01.2017 23:08:33"  "I want our young people to know that they matter. That they belong. So don't be afraid—you hear me, young people, don't be afraid. Be focused. Be determined. Be hopeful. Be empowered. Empower yourselves with a good education. Then get out there and use
"07.01.2017 03:12:03" ["yeswecan"] Yes we can: three words for all who refuse to accept the world as it is and are determined to remake it as it should be.
What moment inspired you these past eight years? Share using #YesWeCan or at go.wh.gov/YesWeCan.
"06.01.2017 03:07:09" ["loveislove"] President Obama has led the fight to protect everyone—no matter who you are, what you look like, or who you love. In 2009, only four states recognized marriage equality. Today, in every state in America, you’re now free to marry the person you love.
"06.01.2017 00:13:06" ["yeswecan"] "Today I watched you give a speech at a mosque in Baltimore. You talked about how society needs to stop its rhetoric because it’s not fair to profile a group of people as the result of the actions of just one person…Amongst the negative comments and the
"05.01.2017 21:06:31" ["criminaljusticereform", "tbt"] #TBT to President Obama and his Harvard Law Review class. Head to the link in the bio to read his commentary on #CriminalJusticeReform and moving America forward.
"05.01.2017 04:05:55"  "My days as your Commander in Chief are coming to an end. And as I reflect on the challenges we have faced together and on those to come, I believe that one of the greatest tasks before our armed forces is to retain the high confidence that the American
"05.01.2017 02:42:52"  In 8 years, we've opened the People's House to 4.5 million visitors. Today, we welcomed guests on the final White House tour of this Presidency.
"03.01.2017 22:21:44" ["yeswecan"] #YesWeCan ensure that all students can succeed in school. Under President Obama, the high school graduation rate has reached an all-time high. Share a moment that inspired you to help move this country forward using #YesWeCan.
"02.01.2017 17:36:38" ["farewelladdress"] "On Tuesday, January 10, I'll go home to Chicago to say my grateful farewell to you, even if you can't be there in person. I'm just beginning to write my remarks. But I'm thinking about them as a chance to say thank you for this amazing journey, to
"01.01.2017 20:46:59"  A New Year message from President Obama.
"01.01.2017 07:09:46"  Happy New Year!
"01.01.2017 01:43:30" ["yearinphotos"] Learning some new moves. #YearInPhotos
"01.01.2017 00:00:12" ["yearinphotos", "obamaandkids"] #ObamaAndKids across the pond. #YearInPhotos
"31.12.2016 21:53:59" ["yearinphotos"] Water fight with @VP! #YearInPhotos
"31.12.2016 18:39:21" ["obamaandkids", "yearinphotos"] Lunch meeting.
See more #ObamaAndKids highlights from the #YearInPhotos at the link in the bio.
"31.12.2016 04:03:43" ["yearinphotos"] Check out these two goofballs. @TheEllenShow #YearInPhotos
"31.12.2016 02:00:11" ["yearinphotos"] America’s leading men. See the full 2016 #YearInPhotos at the link in the bio.
"30.12.2016 23:07:19" ["yearinphotos"] “‘I love that picture,’ the President said to me when he saw this one hanging on the walls of the West Wing. Truth be told, he says that about every picture that features Malia or Sasha." —Chief Official White House Photographer @PeteSouza. See the full
"30.12.2016 18:42:34" ["yearinphotos"] It’s here—the 2016 #YearInPhotos. Head to the link in the bio to see this year’s selections as chosen by @PeteSouza.
"30.12.2016 03:28:31"  "Every day, although you consider it the place you live, I think you're very mindful that this is a place of history—that this is a place that belongs to the people and to the country." Head to go.wh.gov/aPVFFa to watch President Obama share a look inside
"29.12.2016 03:21:55" ["bearsears"] Hi @Instagram—@CarolineGleich here! As a professional outdoor adventurer from Salt Lake City, Utah, I’m overjoyed with the news that #BearsEars in Southeastern Utah finally received the permanent protection it deserves. The National Monument designation
"29.12.2016 02:27:08" ["bearsears"] With more archaeological sites than any other U.S. National Park or National Monument, the #BearsEars National Monument is sacred to Native American Tribes and critical for the preservation of American history. Today's actions by President Obama protect
"29.12.2016 01:39:01" ["goldbutte", "bearsears", "findyourpark"] Today, President Obama announced the #BearsEars and #GoldButte National Monuments, protecting over 1 million acres of sacred sites, scenic vistas, and important natural and cultural resources in the desert landscapes of southeastern Utah and southern
"28.12.2016 03:36:08"  "Wars can end. The most bitter of adversaries can become the strongest of allies. The fruits of peace always outweigh the plunder of war. This is the enduring truth of this hallowed harbor. It is here that we remember that even when hatred burns hottest,
"27.12.2016 17:35:24"  Visit Stonehenge with President Obama. See a young Lin-Manuel Miranda perform at a White House Poetry Jam. Watch a Marshmallow cannon shoot off at the first-ever White House Science Fair. Click the link in the bio to take a look at the White House
"25.12.2016 20:16:48"  Merry Christmas, everyone! Yesterday, President Obama made Christmas Eve calls to U.S. Troops stationed overseas. Go to JoiningForces.gov to see how you can honor and support the service members, veterans and military families in your community – not just
"25.12.2016 17:40:00"  Wishing you love and laughter this Christmas.
"24.12.2016 22:52:59"  “Through centuries of exile and persecution, and even the genocide of families like the Wiesels endured, the Hanukkah candles have been kindled. Each wick an answer to the wicked. Each light a signal to the world that yours is an inextinguishable faith.”
"24.12.2016 20:50:01" ["whholidays"] "Merry Christmas everybody!...Celebrating the holidays in the White House over these past eight years has been a true privilege. We’ve been able to welcome over half a million guests, our outstanding pastry chefs have baked 200,000 holiday cookies, and
"23.12.2016 19:41:47"  When President Obama first announced his candidacy in 2007, the iPhone hadn't yet been released. Twitter and Facebook were just finding their footing. Snapchat and Instagram didn't exist, and virtual reality remained the stuff of science-fiction. As
"22.12.2016 01:59:37" ["actonclimate"] “As a scientist, what I know about the Arctic is terrifying. Currently, it’s warming twice as fast as anywhere else on the planet. As a photographer, I can observe and document these effects first-hand: receding glaciers, struggling wildlife populations,
"21.12.2016 22:17:47"  The words a president chooses can shape how we see ourselves, how we understand our past, and how we face the future. Hear from those who have helped shape the words of President Obama as his speechwriters share their favorite speeches of his presidency.
"21.12.2016 01:29:28" ["actonclimate"] The Arctic is one of the most pristine—and fragile—regions on Earth. Today, President Obama and Prime Minister @JustinPJTrudeau of Canada announced historic steps to protect its waters and our planet for future generations. Head to the link in the bio to
"20.12.2016 20:39:41"  This week, President Obama granted clemency to 231 deserving people—the most individual acts of clemency granted in a single day by any president in this nation’s history. Learn more at the link in the bio.
"19.12.2016 04:51:03"  An unexpected visitor. Check out @PeteSouza’s Instagram for the backstory to this Oval Office prank.
"18.12.2016 01:51:58"  Two years ago today, President Obama decisively broke with decades of failed policy, charting a new course in America’s relations with Cuba. Since then, we've increased engagement between the two countries, opening new possibilities and expanding
"17.12.2016 03:26:29"  Do you want to build a snowman? ☃
"17.12.2016 02:48:53"  “By so many measures, our country is stronger and more prosperous than it was when we started. It's a situation that I’m proud to leave for my successor. And it’s thanks to the American people—for the hard work that you’ve put in; the sacrifices you’ve
"16.12.2016 04:06:08"  That face when the President drops by for a visit. Today, the cast of Hidden Figures visited the White House to highlight the stories of Americans who defied stereotypes and broke glass ceilings to advance human space flight, science, and innovation.
"16.12.2016 03:11:32"  When President Obama took office, the economy was losing 800,000 jobs per month. Today, we are in the midst of the longest streak of job growth on record. U.S. businesses have added 15.6 million jobs since early 2010. The unemployment rate has been cut by
"16.12.2016 01:25:14"  Regram of Chief Official White House Photographer @PeteSouza: "This family. What can I say. What an honor to have photographed them for eight years. A couple of months ago, the Social Office came to me and said they were thinking of using a family photo
"15.12.2016 16:46:44" ["getcovered"] Free preventive care ✅
Stay on your parent's plan until you’re 26 ✅
No discriminating against pre-existing conditions ✅
Women can't get charged more just for being women✅
Make sure you’re covered for the new year. Head to the link in the bio to
"15.12.2016 03:40:44" ["getcovered"] Heads up from President Obama: Tomorrow is the deadline to sign up for health coverage starting January 1. Click on the link in the bio to make sure you #GetCovered at HealthCare.gov.
"14.12.2016 23:06:41"  "Four years ago today twenty beautiful children and six heroic educators were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary.
Today, we remember them—the staff and teachers who responded to the danger in their hallways with strength and resolve, guiding the children to
"14.12.2016 03:47:38" ["curesact"] "Like many of you, I believe that the United States of America should be the country that ends cancer once and for all. We’re already closer than a lot of folks think, and this bill will bring us even closer, investing in promising new therapies,
"14.12.2016 02:00:43" ["curesact"] "In signing the #CuresAct into law, we're one step closer to breakthroughs on the greatest health challenges of our time. Today's a good day." —President Obama
"13.12.2016 01:36:41"  Last week, President Obama welcomed 15-year-old Nick Wetzel to the Oval Office to help make his wish come true. Here he is giving Nick and his family a personal Presidential coin.
"10.12.2016 22:25:06" ["justgetcovered"] Regram @michelleobama: It’s important to do everything you can to take care of yourself, and that starts with getting covered. Enroll today at HealthCare.Gov to be insured through 2017. #JustGetCovered.
"09.12.2016 03:47:25" ["1600app"] Curious about what happens in a year at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue? Join the over 100K people who have downloaded the new #1600App to find out and watch 365 days at the White House unfold in front of you. go.wh.gov/1600
"09.12.2016 01:42:03" ["equalpaypledge"] Since day one, President Obama has worked to ensure women earn equal pay for equal work. In June, he challenged businesses across the country to join the effort—now, over 100 businesses that collectively employ millions of Americans are committing to
"08.12.2016 04:03:25"  “We are fighting terrorists who claim to fight on behalf of Islam. But they do not speak for over a billion Muslims around the world, and they do not speak for American Muslims, including many who wear the uniform of the United States of America’s
"08.12.2016 03:11:36"  “This is a reminder of what we can do when we look out for one another. Like Joe Biden and so many other Americans, I’ve lost people I love deeply to cancer. I've heard often from those whose loved ones are suffering from Alzheimer's, addiction, and other
"07.12.2016 19:28:44"  “On this National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, we also reaffirm that the work of securing and strengthening our nation goes on. While we can never repay the profound debt of gratitude we owe to those who served on our behalf, we can embrace our
"07.12.2016 02:50:51"  On this 151st anniversary of the abolition of slavery, we remember that our freedom is bound up with the freedom of others.
"07.12.2016 01:36:15"  “We are a nation that stands for the rule of law, and strengthens the laws of war. When the Nazis were defeated, we put them on trial. Some couldn’t understand that; it had never happened before. But as one of the American lawyers who was at Nuremberg
"05.12.2016 18:58:03"  “Over the past eight years, Michelle and I have invited some of the best writers and musicians, actors, dancers to share their gifts with the American people, and to help tell the story of who we are, and to inspire what’s best in all of us.” —President
"04.12.2016 00:00:59"  “My son Nicholas was 31 years old when, after a struggle with addiction including opioids, he died of a fatal heroin overdose. For years, he struggled with his addiction—but he wanted to be free of it. ‘Mom,’ he said, ‘I just want a normal life.’ When he
"03.12.2016 22:39:16"  “My son struggled with a substance use disorder for four years. I hit the pavement in researching everything and anything addiction-related in an effort to gain some knowledge and to help make an informed decision as to what options we, as a family, had
"03.12.2016 20:50:09"  “I lost Kevin, my only son, to an opioid overdose two years ago. Kevin was 26. He lived a blessed life. He was involved in student activities, graduated from the University of Virginia, and went on to become a very talented filmmaker. Unfortunately, like
"03.12.2016 20:03:31"  Next week, the Senate will vote on the 21st Century CURES Act, a bill that would finally provide the $1 billion in new resources President Obama has called for to address the opioid epidemic. Today on our Instagram, meet four parents who are fighting to
"03.12.2016 05:02:11"  “This is the 94th time Americans have gathered to light our national tree. It’s the eighth and final time for our family. Before we leave tonight, I’d just like to express what an incredible honor it has been for us to serve this nation. And to feel its
"02.12.2016 22:15:06"  "As we retell the story of weary travelers, a star, shepherds, and the Magi, I hope that we also focus ourselves on the message that this child brought to this Earth some 2,000 years ago. A message that says we have to be our brother’s keepers, our
"02.12.2016 03:20:41"  We promise yule love watching President Obama sing Jingle Bells.
"01.12.2016 20:05:24" ["worldaidsday"] "Here and around the world, over 18 million people are receiving the treatment and care they need. Millions of infections have been prevented. What once seemed like an impossible dream—the dream of an AIDS-free generation—is within our grasp.” —President
"01.12.2016 17:26:45" ["1600app"] Ever wonder what happens in a year at the White House? Now you can see for yourself with the #1600App. Grab your smartphone and a dollar bill and then watch 365 days at the White House unfold in front of you. Click the link in the bio to learn more.
"01.12.2016 03:26:50"  “I grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan but chose to move to Detroit because I always treasured the history and the people. Detroit was once an industrial city -- and I believe the industrial cities can be the most sustainable by adapting green building,
"01.12.2016 01:32:20" ["entrepreneurship"] As we close out #Entrepreneurship Month, we’re highlighting a few amazing American entrepreneurs. Over the past eight years, thanks to the grit, determination, and creativity of folks from all across the country, American startup activity is rebounding
"30.11.2016 19:57:55" ["whholidays"] Regram from the White House's holiday IG tour: @acreativedc #WHHolidays
"30.11.2016 18:17:07" ["whholidays", "whitehousetour"] Instagrammers from across DC are at the White House today to take in the season’s decorations at the White House. Regram @StarOfMay: Some special pups met us as we started our tour! They were so well behaved, just sitting there while we took photos. The
"30.11.2016 04:25:42"  "For the past eight years, celebrating the holidays and having you all be the first that see the decorations, this has been one of our favorite White House traditions. It reminds us that between all the shopping lists and the travel plans and all those
"30.11.2016 02:51:55"  Christmas trees, a larger-than-life Sunny and Bo, and a sparkling, colorful East Colonnade. Take a sneak peek behind the scenes of President Obama’s final holiday season at the White House at the link in the bio.
"29.11.2016 17:04:05" ["whholidays"] Deck the Halls! We’re getting ready for the holiday season one ☃️ at a time. #WHHolidays
"29.11.2016 02:52:24"  Today, for the first time in over 50 years, a scheduled commercial flight took off from the United States and landed in Havana, Cuba—opening new horizons of opportunity for both the American people and the Cuban people. In the days ahead, the Cuban people
"26.11.2016 20:28:08" ["shopsmall", "smallbizsat"] Today, on Small Business Saturday, we celebrate the small businesses that are engines of our economy and essential parts of our communities. Make sure to support your local businesses, and head to the link in the bio to learn more. #ShopSmall #SmallBizSat
"26.11.2016 06:13:36"  First Lady @michelleobama, along with with her nephews Austin and Aaron, kicked off the holiday season by welcoming this year’s Official White House Christmas Tree.
"24.11.2016 20:51:33"  As a part of a Thanksgiving tradition, President Obama took a moment to call our troops stationed at home and around the world to thank them for their service.
"24.11.2016 02:32:42" ["whturkeypardon"] "Let me just say one last thing before I spare these turkeys’ lives. On this Thanksgiving, I want to express my sincere gratitude to the American people for the trust that you’ve placed in me over these last eight years and the incredible kindness that
"24.11.2016 01:01:07" ["whturkeypardon"] "When somebody at your table tells you that you’ve been hogging all the side dishes and you can’t have any more, I hope you respond with a creed that sums up the spirit of a hungry people: Yes, We Cran." —President Obama celebrating his final
"23.11.2016 20:40:11" ["medaloffreedom"] “We celebrate extraordinary Americans who have lifted our spirits, strengthened our union, pushed us toward progress. I always love doing this event, but this is a particularly impressive class. We've got innovators and artists. Public servants, rabble
"23.11.2016 17:55:38"  "It's easy to forget now, when we’ve come so far, where now marriage is equal under the law—just how much courage was required for Ellen to come out on the most public of stages almost 20 years ago. Just how important it was not just to the LGBT
"23.11.2016 02:03:14" ["teamtot", "whturkeypardon"] Meet Tot, the second turkey joining President Obama for tomorrow’s #WHTurkeyPardon. Tot enjoys snacking on tomato slices and walks with a relaxed saunter. Since 1947, the chairman of the National Turkey Federation has presented a turkey to the President
"23.11.2016 01:03:54" ["thanksgiving", "teamtater", "whturkeypardon"] Meet Tater, one of two National #Thanksgiving Turkeys who will join President Obama at the White House tomorrow for the annual #WHTurkeyPardon. Tater enjoys snacking on worms and walks with swagger. Learn more about the annual tradition at the link in the
"22.11.2016 05:11:11"  “In the United States, and in every place I have visited these last eight years, I have met citizens, especially young people, who have chosen hope over fear, who believe that they can shape their own destiny, who refuse to accept the world as it is and
"20.11.2016 20:23:19"  “You should feel optimistic about the future. You shouldn’t feel pessimistic…the truth is the world is in a place where it can solve its problems and be even better 20 years from now or 50 years from now. You have to start with that hope, that sense of
"19.11.2016 04:02:22"  “My name is Eddie. After I served in the Army and fought in Vietnam, I suffered from a mental health breakdown, and a financial breakdown, which resulted in me becoming homeless in 2004. So I went to the VA Medical Center to seek help. I was accepted in
"19.11.2016 02:42:53" ["endveteranhomelessness"] “I’m proud to say that I’m a veteran who has overcome homelessness. I joined the Army when I was 18 years old. I wanted to get away from home and that was the easy way of doing it. In 1967, I ended up joining the Navy, and two months later I was in
"18.11.2016 03:34:03"  “You being so nice, and kind, hopefully makes other people think the same way. So I was very proud of you.” Remember Alex, the six-year-old boy who wrote to President Obama to ask how he could help kids his age in Syria? Last week, the President had a
"18.11.2016 02:13:21"  "Last week marked the 27th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The United States was proud to stand with the people of Germany as this nation and this continent reunited, and rebuilt, and reached for a better future. And it’s a reminder that the
"17.11.2016 01:37:46"  "The basic longing to live with dignity, the fundamental desire to have control of our lives and our future, and to want to be a part of determining the course of our communities and our nations—these yearnings are universal. They burn in every human
"16.11.2016 21:36:14"  "We’re indebted to Greece for the most precious of gifts—the truth, the understanding that as individuals of free will, we have the right and the capacity to govern ourselves. For it was here, 25 centuries ago, in the rocky hills of this city, that a new
"16.11.2016 04:06:19"  "So many of our ideas of democracy, so much of our literature and philosophy and science can be traced back to roots right here in Athens. I’m told there is a saying from those ancient times—kalos kai agathos—when someone or something is good and
"16.11.2016 02:17:21"  Stronger bonds between nations begin with a simple hello. Take a look back at the past 8 years of President Obama greeting people from around the world—and follow along with his final planned foreign trip to Greece, Germany, and Peru by heading to the
"15.11.2016 03:57:14"  “America, at its best, is inclusive and not exclusive...We insist on the dignity and God-given potential and worth of every child, regardless of race, or gender, or sexual orientation, or what zip code they were born in. That we are committed to a world
"15.11.2016 02:31:56"  "Michelle and I want to offer our deepest condolences to Gwen Ifill’s family and all of you…on her passing. Gwen was a friend of ours. She was an extraordinary journalist. She always kept faith with the fundamental responsibilities of her
"14.11.2016 03:49:02" ["worldkindnessday"] "We can show how much we love our country by loving our neighbors as ourselves." —President Obama #WorldKindnessDay
"12.11.2016 05:10:11" ["honoravet"] "On Veterans Day, we acknowledge, humbly, that we can never serve our veterans in quite the same that they served us. But we can try. We can practice kindness. We can pay it forward. We can volunteer. We can serve. We can respect one another. We can
"12.11.2016 03:48:16" ["veteransday"] “From so many different walks of life, we all volunteered to join the military during a time of war because we believe in our country and American values. I’ll never forget the sense of appreciation I had for them; I think that knowledge of who we’re
"12.11.2016 02:02:36" ["veteransday"] "It’s an honor to serve the country but it also can be tough when you are away from your family and friends. Knowing that my Commander-in-Chief acknowledges my service to the country and truly appreciate for what I am doing was a great honor." —Somi Kim,
"12.11.2016 00:47:12" ["veteransday"] "One of the things the President has done on behalf of myself and numerous other veterans and active duty members is to sign into law an expansion of the Post-9/11 GI Bill, which allows servicemembers to transfer education benefits to their children or
"11.11.2016 23:28:15" ["veteransday"] "The fact that I am fortunate enough to continue serving the American people while working at the White House is proof enough of what the President and First Lady have done for me individually…As someone who transitioned from active duty servicemember to
"11.11.2016 22:20:37" ["veteransday"] "Not a day goes by where I don’t work on issues that affect my fellow veterans — like employment, health care, education, homelessness, or suicide prevention. And being a veteran myself, I am motivated to work doubly as hard to ensure we are doing all we
"11.11.2016 01:39:00" ["semperfi"] Today we celebrate 241 years of the @Marines defending our country and the American people. #SemperFi
"10.11.2016 00:57:52"  "We all go forward, with a presumption of good faith in our fellow citizens—because that presumption of good faith is essential to a vibrant and functioning democracy. That's how this country has moved forward for 240 years. It’s how we’ve pushed
"09.11.2016 00:31:04" ["electionday"] It's #ElectionDay. Don't forget to vote!
"08.11.2016 18:59:02" ["electionday"] "My message to every American is simple: Get out there and vote." —President Obama #ElectionDay
"08.11.2016 03:49:33" ["loveislove"] 2009: Only four states recognized marriage equality. Today, marriage equality is a reality in all 50 states. This is what progress looks like. #LoveIsLove ❤️
"08.11.2016 02:47:30"  2009: The uninsured rate hits 15.4%. Today: Never in American history has the uninsured rate been lower than it is right now – and health care prices have been rising slower than they have in 50 years. This is what progress looks like.
"08.11.2016 01:12:22"  2009: President Obama takes office months into the worst economic crisis of our lifetimes. Today: U.S. businesses have created 15.5 million new jobs over the past six and a half years. This is what progress looks like.
"05.11.2016 02:14:11" ["actonclimate", "parisagreement"] A historic accomplishment: Today, the #ParisAgreement officially entered into force, years sooner than predicted, marking another huge step forward in the fight to #ActOnClimate. Click the link in the bio to learn why the landmark climate agreement marks
"04.11.2016 04:53:18" ["worldseries"] Today President Obama, alongside his Deputy Chief of Staff and lifelong Cubs fan Anita Decker Breckenridge, called @Cubs Manager Joe Maddon to officially invite the #WorldSeries championship team to the White House.
"03.11.2016 23:39:07"  Today, President Obama took new actions to accelerate the deployment of electric vehicles on America's highways. For the first time ever, you’ll soon be able to take an electric vehicle on a coast-to-coast road trip. Click the link in the bio to learn why
"03.11.2016 17:50:17"  History made ✔️
"03.11.2016 02:04:01" ["worldseries"] Play ball! #WorldSeries
"03.11.2016 00:55:57" ["actonclimate"] Progress: Automakers in the last model year hit a new fuel economy record while also outperforming greenhouse gas emissions standards for the fourth consecutive year, helping to protect our planet and save consumers money. To date, emissions standards
"02.11.2016 02:41:43" ["obamaandkids"] “That’s POTUS!” Watch President Obama greet some especially adorable visitors at the White House Halloween celebration. #ObamaAndKids
"01.11.2016 04:08:41"  The Man of Steel meets with the Commander-in-Chief.
"01.11.2016 03:07:58" ["hauntedwh"] Presidents only get two terms in office, but the Constitution doesn’t cover their ghosts. Join us for a #HauntedWH tour featuring ghost stories from the White House of years past
"01.11.2016 01:13:23"  Happy Halloween! Even First Lady @MichelleObama gives you permission to eat candy today. Add 'WhiteHouse' on Snapchat for a behind-the-scenes look at the White House’s trick-or-treating celebration.
"31.10.2016 16:46:05" ["getcovered"] Being uninsured can be scary. Starting tomorrow, #GetCovered at Healthcare.gov.
"31.10.2016 01:40:44"  "On behalf of the entire Obama family, I wish you and your loved ones peace and happiness on this Diwali." —President Obama to all of those celebrating Diwali. Click the link in the bio to read the President's full post on Diwali.
"29.10.2016 03:56:26" ["hauntedwh"] Abe drops by his old haunts. #HauntedWH
"28.10.2016 04:56:18" ["getcovered"] In 2017, 72% of Americans in the health care marketplace will be able to find a plan for less than $75/month. Need to #GetCovered? Click the link in the bio to get the facts before open enrollment begins on November 1.
"28.10.2016 02:06:24" ["inclusionworks"] “Our country does best when everyone gets their fair shot” —President Obama on National Disability Employment Awareness Month. In 2010, President Obama challenged the federal government to hire 100,000 people with disabilities within 5 years. By 2015, we
"26.10.2016 01:45:46"  Big news: In 2015, for the first time in history, renewable energy surpassed coal as the largest source of global electricity capacity. It’s one more step to protecting our planet for future generations.
"25.10.2016 05:09:41"  Mean tweets never sounded so presidential. Tune in as President Obama joins @JimmyKimmelLive tonight at 11:35 PM ET.
"25.10.2016 01:36:45" ["unday"] “The international community relies on the United Nations today more than ever before. Now in its eighth decade, this institution—and those selfless individuals who devote their lives to sustaining it—is vital to our mission of shaping a better world: one
"23.10.2016 21:24:51"  When President Obama wants to know more about how we can encourage more kids to pursue their interests in science, technology, engineering, and math, he has a new team he can call on: the Kid Science Advisors. On Friday, Alexandra, Sage, Jamie, and eight
"23.10.2016 01:32:12"  Meet Jacob and Alexis. Upon meeting President Obama at the 2016 White House Science Fair, Jacob suggested that the President should have a Kid Science Advisor, an idea which sparked a convening held Friday at the White House. "More girls need the
"22.10.2016 23:32:34" ["obamaandkidscienceadvisors"] President Obama's team of advisors just got a little larger. Kids see first-hand what's working inside and outside of their classrooms, so the President invited eleven Kid Science Advisors from across the country to come to the White House on Friday and
"22.10.2016 02:43:51"  The White House went pink last night in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the millions of families who are fighting this disease every day. Learn more about @VP Biden's plan to eradicate cancer from our lives, once and for all:
"21.10.2016 01:41:25"  “Because of the law, you now have free preventive care. Insurance companies have to offer that in whatever policy they sell. Because of the law, you now have free checkups for women. Because of the law, you get free mammograms. Because of the law, it is
"20.10.2016 20:07:31" ["spiritday"] We are all more free when we are treated as equals. Today, White House staff join millions of Americans wearing purple to take a stand against bullying and support LGBTQ youth. #SpiritDay
"20.10.2016 03:26:59"  An enchanted evening on the South Lawn.
"20.10.2016 01:42:34"  “I want to propose a toast—to the enduring alliance between the United States and Italy; to our friends, Matteo and Agnese; and to the friendship between the Americans and the Italians. In pursuit of the world we can build for future generations, may we
"19.10.2016 18:02:58"  "I believe that when American families and workers fly, they deserve to know exactly what they're buying, without hidden fees or last-minute charges…Today we're building on that progress with new actions to save you money, create more competition among
"19.10.2016 04:45:51"  Mangia! Tonight President Obama and First Lady @MichelleObama are hosting their final State Dinner with a dinner prepared by Guest Chef @MarioBatali in collaboration with our White House Chef that includes ingredients from the @WHKitchenGarden. On the
"19.10.2016 03:34:09"  Buona sera! President Obama and First Lady @MichelleObama just welcomed Prime Minister @MatteoRenzi and Mrs. Agnese Landini of Italy to the final State Dinner of the Obama presidency.
"19.10.2016 00:27:22"  This past March, we rolled out the red carpet for the State Visit of Prime Minister @JustinPJTrudeau and Mrs. Grégoire Trudeau of Canada. Check out more highlights from the State Visits over the past 8 years by clicking the link the bio.
"18.10.2016 23:01:42"  In a historic visit in 2015, President Obama and First Lady @MichelleObama welcomed Pope Francis for a State Arrival Ceremony on the White House South Lawn.
"18.10.2016 20:53:43"  On a beautiful summer evening in 2011, First Lady @MichelleObama spoke during the State Dinner in honor of German Chancellor Merkel in the Rose Garden.
"18.10.2016 19:51:26"  Today, President Obama and First Lady @MichelleObama host Prime Minister @MatteoRenzi and Mrs. Agnese Landini of Italy for the 14th and final State Visit of the Obama administration. We asked Chief Official White House Photographer @PeteSouza to take a
"18.10.2016 04:15:06"  "Compared to a high school diploma, just getting a degree from a two-year school, going to a community college and getting an associate’s degree could earn you more than $300,000 over the course of your lifetime. And a four-year degree earns you a million
"18.10.2016 01:32:03"  Wondering who’s helping prepare President Obama for his next steps? Tune in to the @ColbertLateShow on CBS tonight at 11:35pm ET!
"17.10.2016 18:06:54"  Good news: America's high school graduation rate reaches a new record high of 83%. Click the link in the bio to watch President Obama speak on the progress we've made to ensure opportunity for more students to succeed and earn a degree beyond high school.
"16.10.2016 01:51:58"  Today on Blind Americans Equality Day, we reaffirm our commitment to working together to ensure blind individuals face no barriers to success.
Image description: Haben Girma and President Obama communicate with each other using a keyboard and a Braille
"15.10.2016 16:18:29" ["actonclimate"] Good news: Today, nearly 200 countries reached a global climate deal to phase down the production and consumption of HFCs, the super polluting greenhouse gases, to avoid up to 0.5°C of warming. Learn how this will protect the one planet we've got at the
"15.10.2016 00:06:36" ["whfrontiers"] A presidential first: President Obama fist bumps the robotic arm of Nathan Copeland, a 28-year-old man who was paralyzed in a car accident 10 years ago. A college science student at the time of his accident, Nathan is now a part of his own personal
"14.10.2016 22:49:13"  54 years after the Cuban Missile Crisis began, we are marking a new day in our relationship with Cuba. In 2014, President Obama changed course with that nation and its people. Today, he took new steps forward in our efforts to normalize relations and
"14.10.2016 05:04:44" ["whfrontiers"] "I am a science geek. I'm a nerd, and I don’t make any apologies for it. It's cool stuff. And it is that thing that sets us apart; that ability to imagine and hypothesize, and then test and figure stuff out, and tinker and make things and make them
"14.10.2016 01:54:56" ["whfrontiers"] "America isn’t just about the stories of Thomas Edison and the Wright Brothers; we’re also the place you can grow up to be Grace Hopper or George Washington Carver; Katherine Johnson or Ida B. Wells." —President Obama on why we need to ensure that all
"13.10.2016 04:00:49" ["letgirlslearn"] “These girls, and girls like them, are my inspiration. I carry their stories with me every single day.” —First Lady @MichelleObama on the young girls she’s met across the world who have overcome incredible odds to get an education. Tune in now (starting
"12.10.2016 06:46:04" ["undefeatedconvo", "mybrotherskeeper"] "For so many of our boys, because half of them don't have dads in the house and moms are doing heroic work but they're working and trying to keep up with everything - to have some adult that's taking interest in them, to have somebody who's showing them
"12.10.2016 04:42:41" ["journeytomars", "whfrontiers"] At the same time that we’re working to extend our reach into deep space, we’re also continuing to innovate closer to Earth. By expanding our partnerships with commercial space companies, we have created a program that will soon return crewed launches to
"12.10.2016 03:17:36" ["whfrontiers"] This composite image shows suspected plumes of water vapor erupting at the 7 o’clock position off the limb of Jupiter’s moon Europa. These plumes, captured by the Hubble Space Telescope, were seen in silhouette as the moon passed in front of Jupiter. The
"12.10.2016 01:05:44" ["jupiter"] NASA’s Juno spacecraft captured this view as it closed in on Jupiter’s north pole, about two hours before closest approach on August 27. Pictures sent back during this close approach were the first-ever images of Jupiter’s north pole. The images show
"12.10.2016 00:00:56" ["journeytomars", "whfrontiers"] Have you heard? We’re on a journey to Mars, and we’re building the world’s most powerful rocket to take us there! The Space Launch System rocket is an advanced launch vehicle for our exploration beyond Earth’s orbit into deep space. The fuel tank is the
"11.10.2016 22:29:08" ["spacestation", "nasa", "whfrontiers"] Hello Instagram! @NASA here taking over the White House account today in honor of the upcoming #WHFrontiers Conference this Thursday. On the International Space Station, we’re working “off-the-Earth, for-the-Earth,” leading an international coalition of
"11.10.2016 18:45:53" ["dayofthegirl"] No matter where she lives, every girl on this planet deserves the chance to learn and grow, and live a life of her own choosing. On International #DayOfTheGirl, let's keep working to build a world that is more just and free, because every person deserves
"11.10.2016 16:32:22"  Today at 12:00 PM EDT, White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough will host a live discussion on the future of aviation with Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx, Helen Greiner, the inventor of the Roomba and founder and CTO of a commercial drone
"11.10.2016 02:35:38"  Winding down the day.
"10.10.2016 17:35:02" ["letsmove", "obamaandkids"] President Obama joined First Lady @MichelleObama and kids from across Washington D.C. last week for the First Lady’s final @WHKitchenGarden harvest. #ObamaAndKids #LetsMove
"09.10.2016 22:47:27"  Drones delivering mail. Personal aircraft for your commute to work. Balloons and solar-powered planes that bring the internet to some of the most remote locations on our planet. We are at the forefront of a wave of innovation that is already transforming
"08.10.2016 21:09:17" ["matthew"] This morning, President Obama received an update on Hurricane #Matthew from @FEMA Administrator Fugate, and spoke with the governors of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina. Stay safe and head to the link in the bio for information on how
"07.10.2016 21:19:31"  “I just want to emphasize to everybody that this is still a really dangerous hurricane; that the potential for storm surge, flooding, loss of life and severe property damage continues to exist. And people continue to need to follow the instructions of
"07.10.2016 00:28:21"  President Obama just granted commutations to another 102 people who've shown that they are deserving of a second chance at freedom. To date, the President has commuted more people than the past 11 presidents combined. Learn more at the link in the bio.
"06.10.2016 05:00:48"  Today, President Obama received a briefing on Hurricane Matthew and directed his team at @FEMA to work with state and local officials across the Southeast to prepare for the storm. If you live in an affected area, head to Ready.gov to find out how you can
"06.10.2016 00:13:09" ["actonclimate", "parisagreement"] "No nation, not even one as powerful as ours, can solve this challenge alone. All of us have to solve it together." Today, President Obama announced that the landmark #ParisAgreement had crossed the threshold to enter into force, marking a historic moment
"05.10.2016 21:46:56" ["worldteachersday"] This #WorldTeachersDay, we celebrate the men and women who teach our kids to fulfill the promise of a nation that's always looking forward.
"05.10.2016 00:48:13" ["sxsl"] At #SXSL, we hosted some inspiring makers, creators and artists on the South Lawn. Check out this creation from performance painter @garibaldiarts. In just 6 minutes, he created this portrait of President Obama. Watch the highlights from the festival at
"04.10.2016 19:33:50" ["sxsl"] "Climate change is happening even faster than the predictions would have told us five years ago or 10 years ago…We're really in a race against time. And part of what I'm hoping everybody here comes away from is hope that we can actually do something about
"04.10.2016 04:28:25" ["sxsl"] Art. Ideas. Action. All in the backyard of the People’s House. Goodnight, everybody! #SXSL
"04.10.2016 03:34:57" ["sxsl"] YOU can be the change in the world—all it takes is the courage to get started. Thank you to the amazing changemakers, nominees, student filmmakers, activists, artists and everyone watching #SXSL for making this an incredible day. Catch up on the full
"04.10.2016 02:48:42" ["sxsl"] Building consensus (lego) brick by brick. Earlier today, President Obama took in the art at #SXSL.
"03.10.2016 22:46:10" ["sxsl"] Special drop by! Bo and Sunny here to give a round of ap-paws for all of those making change in their communities. Don't forget you can follow along and tune in live at wh.gov/SXSL #SXSL
"03.10.2016 21:44:29" ["sxsl"] Today at the White House, we're hosting the South by South Lawn festival-a celebration of art, ideas, and action exploring how Americans can come together, roll up their sleeves, and discover their own way to tackle some of our country's toughest
"03.10.2016 16:51:25" ["sxsl"] It's here! We're putting the final touches on the White House grounds before everyone arrives. Get the full schedule and tune in today to South By South Lawn at wh.gov/SXSL or the link in the bio. #SXSL
"03.10.2016 06:39:12" ["sxsl", "nationofmakers"] @TheRealAdamSavage and his #NationOfMakers team is helping us prep for #SXSL tomorrow. Are you ready? Wh.gov/SXSL #SXSL
"02.10.2016 19:17:36" ["whfilmfest"] Lights, camera, action! We're rolling out the red carpet today for the #WHFilmFest, featuring short films from student filmmakers across the country. Tune in at 1pm ET: wh.gov/FilmFest
"30.09.2016 17:52:36"  "The last of the founding generation is now gone. Shimon accomplished enough things in his life for a thousand men. But he understood that it is better to live to the very end of his time on Earth with a longing not for the past but for the dreams that
"30.09.2016 01:54:26" ["finalfive"] That's a wrap! We’d like to think we stuck this takeover. And President Obama gave his best shot to a split with us today, too. Thanks so much to the President, First Lady @MichelleObama, and @VP for having us. #FinalFive out!
"29.09.2016 22:46:55" ["finalfive", "teamusa"] What an incredible honor to meet President Obama. Simone presented him with a surfboard—a gift from all the @TeamUSA athletes. #FinalFive #TeamUSA
"29.09.2016 19:14:15" ["finalfive", "teamusa"] The White House East Wing is where many of the big events take place in the White House. @LaurieHernandez_ decided to take advantage of the dance floor in the State Dining Room. #FinalFive #TeamUSA
"29.09.2016 18:01:41" ["finalfive", "teamusa"] It's a little nervewracking to meet the President of the United States, so we're getting into the zone the only way we know how. #FinalFive #TeamUSA
"29.09.2016 16:35:33" ["finalfive", "teamusa", "rio2016"] Hi @Instagram! The #FinalFive here, taking over the account as @TeamUSA visits the White House today for a ceremony with President Obama. We were so honored to represent the United States in #Rio2016 and we couldn't be more excited to be here! Stay tuned
"29.09.2016 06:52:57" ["obamatownhall"] President Obama salutes 98-year-old WWII veteran Staff Sgt. Millie Dunn Veasey during the @CNN #ObamaTownHall.
"29.09.2016 05:24:30"  "You're unified in your mission. You do your job. You look out for each other. You lift each other up. You leave nobody behind. And you remind us we're one team, and we're one people, and we're one nation indivisible with liberty and justice for all.
"28.09.2016 16:55:18"  "There are few people who we share this world with who change the course of human history, not just through their role in human events, but because they expand our moral imagination and force us to expect more of ourselves. My friend Shimon was one of
"28.09.2016 03:38:18" ["tribalnations"] "The most important thing I want to say is thank you. After almost eight years as your President, I have been so privileged to learn from you and spend time with many of you." At yesterday’s #TribalNations Conference, President Obama received a warm
"27.09.2016 00:40:45"  "I was a 'relocation kid'—my family was relocated from our native reservation to Cleveland, Ohio. I worked hard to find my place in the urban Indian community and eventually made my way back to working with the reservation and was elected the first female
"26.09.2016 23:13:32" ["tribalnations", "whtnc"] “I grew up with a more urban tribal experience—but my family, members of the Oneida and Mvskoke Creek Nations, instilled in me a strong sense of belonging, a sense of pride in who I am and connection to my people. I’ve always known I’d spend my life
"26.09.2016 20:19:13" ["tribalnations", "whtnc"] “7 years ago, an Elder from the Meskwaki Tribe told me something profound and encouraging... She said ‘Gina, you're an Indian Momma, you can do anything, you can make something amazing out of nothing. It may be because as an Indian Momma you had to, but
"26.09.2016 18:36:41" ["tribalnations", "whtnc"] Tirow wóómi from the White House! This is Rellani Ogumoro, Policy Advisor for the Domestic Policy Council. Today is a special day here. We’re hosting the Tribal Nations Conference, an annual tradition started by President Obama honoring the first peoples
"26.09.2016 16:21:56"  “That’s really what this…is all about: Extraordinary young people representing the promise not just of their tribes or of Indian Country but of the United States. Because ultimately we’re one family and these kids are our kids. They deserve to be cared
"26.09.2016 02:09:22" ["apeoplesjourney"] "Hopefully this museum can help us talk to each other. And more importantly, listen to each other. And most importantly, see each other. Black and white and Latino and Native American and Asian American—see how our stories are bound together. And bound
"25.09.2016 23:56:37" ["sxsl"] Exciting news: President Obama will be joined by @leonardodicaprio for a conversation on combating climate change at South By South Lawn. Get the details at wh.gov/SXSL. #SXSL
"24.09.2016 21:28:21" ["apeoplesjourney"] “Let us now open this museum to the world.” Along with four generations of the Bonner family—a family whose history weaves from slavery to Reconstruction to Jim Crow to the present day—the President and First Lady @MichelleObama rang the bell of one of
"24.09.2016 16:02:02" ["apeoplesjourney"] The band’s all fired up. Tune in at 9:30am ET to watch the opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of History and Culture (@NMAAHC) at the link in the bio. #APeoplesJourney
"24.09.2016 03:34:00"  “If you want to say that I was a drum major, say that I was a drum major for justice. Say that I was a drum major for peace. I was a drum major for righteousness. And all of the other shallow things will not matter.” —Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Today,
"23.09.2016 05:12:59"  "It’s what’s so great about this country—that there is no single, set way to contribute. All of us belong. All of us have a story to tell. Even when you think your story is too different, too strange, too unique—there’s someone out there who’s been
"23.09.2016 02:16:39" ["refugeeswelcome"] "We will give him a family and he will be our brother." 6-year-old Alex from New York decided to write President Obama a letter after seeing heartbreaking images of Omran Daqneesh, a 5-year-old Syrian boy sitting in an ambulance, silent and in shock as he
"22.09.2016 04:45:55" ["withrefugees", "refugeeswelcome"] Refugees are doctors, lawyers, students, engineers, mothers and fathers, sons and daughters, and in the case of @mardiniysra, a swimmer on the Refugee Olympic Team. Yesterday at the UN, President Obama shared a moment with her backstage. #WithRefugees
"22.09.2016 03:45:12" ["unga"] “In my own life, in this country, and as President, I have learned that our identities do not have to be defined by putting someone else down, but can be enhanced by lifting somebody else up. They don’t have to be defined in opposition to others, but
"21.09.2016 03:26:14"  “As Bosnia broke out in conflict, I knew that I needed to leave. I was a widow and needed to prioritize the safety of my children. We went to Croatia and from there went to Los Angeles. Rebuilding our lives was incredibly difficult. My children,
"21.09.2016 02:22:06"  "In 1989, I arrived in the U.S. with $13 in my pocket. I had left Burma where I was a top student, on track for medical school. When I came to the U.S., I had nothing. But I was determined to make something of myself in my new country. I applied for
"21.09.2016 01:12:55"  “When I was 17 years old I came to the United States after fleeing Bosnia. I always assumed that my next step after high school would be going to college. However, when I watched the U.S. deploy to Bosnia, I wanted to join the troops that were working to
"20.09.2016 23:59:45"  “I learned English by hiding in a bathroom, reviewing the vocabulary that I picked up from American movies. In my world, learning English was not something that a woman was supposed to do. But I felt like I had an American woman inside me, fighting to get
"20.09.2016 22:48:17"  “I was born in Czechoslovakia just two years before Hitler’s troops marched into Prague. My father was a diplomat and a strong supporter of democracy. So my parents and I fled to England, which is where we spent the Second World War. I was eight when the
"20.09.2016 21:00:57"  The world is facing the largest displacement crisis on record. Sixty-five million people have been forced to flee their homes by violence, persecution, and instability. Many countries have given them sanctuary and assistance, so that families have
"20.09.2016 03:02:33"  “As Americans, we do not, and never will, give in to fear.” —President Obama speaking this morning on the incidents in New York City, New Jersey, and Minnesota
"16.09.2016 00:53:51" ["ourocean"] @ChrisBurkard here to close out today’s takeover. The Ocean has always been my favorite subject to photograph. The best part about it is that you never truly see same side of it twice. Some days it is the calmest calm, almost meditative and others it's
"15.09.2016 22:01:58" ["ourocean"] I’m @michaelmuller7 and I fell in love with our ocean over a decade ago. In the middle of a rewarding career, I decided to share the focus of my lens between the famous actors, musicians and athletes and our ocean, with sharks in particular. At the onset,
"15.09.2016 20:07:13" ["actonclimate", "ourocean"] @bobridges here to remind you that nothing comes close to the size of a blue whale. We are constantly learning about the ocean and nothing gets me more excited than jumping in to experience it first-hand. I’ve been diving and surfing since I was a kid and
"15.09.2016 18:11:15" ["norway", "ourocean"] Hi Instagram, @paulnicklen here. I’m kicking off a takeover of the White House account today with a few other photographers who are passionate about #OurOcean. During a feeding frenzy on herring in #Norway, a humpback whale whips its tail across the
"15.09.2016 03:02:22"  Today, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma, who was once a prisoner in her own country, came to the Oval Office to meet with President Obama for the first time as an elected leader. Watch her reflect on her historic visit.
"14.09.2016 02:33:11"  2015:
Fastest household income growth on record ⬆️
Largest one-year drop in poverty rate since 1968 ⬇️
Smallest pay gap in history ✔️ This is progress. Head to the link in the bio to learn more.
"13.09.2016 02:44:27"  While traveling with President Obama to Midway Atoll this month, Chief Official White House Photographer @PeteSouza captured this shot. Head to the link in the bio for more photos from behind the scenes of the President’s trip to the Asia Pacific.
"11.09.2016 20:25:35" ["neverforget"] “Across our country today, Americans are coming together in service and remembrance. We run our fingers over names in memorial benches here at the Pentagon. We walk the hallowed grounds of a Pennsylvania field. We look up at a gleaming tower that pierces
"11.09.2016 18:42:25" ["neverforget"] The legacy of 9/11 isn't one of terror or fear, but one of resilience and hope. Today, we honor all who lost their lives, and all who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. #NeverForget
"10.09.2016 02:04:01" ["sxsl"] “It is you, the young and fearless at heart, the most diverse and educated generation in our history, who the nation is waiting to follow.” —President Obama. In that spirit, South by South Lawn will challenge innovators, creators, and organizers to help
"09.09.2016 21:52:45" ["basketball", "rio2016"] This week, the Presidential Delegation to the #Rio2016 Paralympic Games met with the incredible athletes of @USParalympics—including Mike Payne and Steve Serio, co-captains of the men’s wheelchair #basketball team. We’re rooting for you, @TeamUSA!
"09.09.2016 05:01:11"  “Everywhere I go I see the energy and the optimism of all the young people who live here. I’ve seen your desire to resolve conflicts through diplomacy and not war. I’ve seen your desire for prosperity through entrepreneurship and the rejection of
"08.09.2016 04:48:24"  A taste of life in Laos.
"08.09.2016 01:02:00"  “Acknowledging the history of war and how it’s experienced concretely by ordinary people is a way that we make future wars less likely. We have to force ourselves to remember that war is not just about words written in books, or the names of famous men
"07.09.2016 18:21:32"  “I realize that having a U.S. president in Laos would have once been unimaginable. Six decades ago, this country fell into civil war. And as the fighting raged next door in Vietnam, your neighbors and foreign powers, including the United States,
"07.09.2016 04:37:13" ["obamaandkids"] "You're missing a tooth." #ObamaAndKids
"07.09.2016 02:51:17"  “The commitment of the United States to this region will endure for the long term.” —President Obama speaking in Laos. As part of his visit to the Asia Pacific this week, President Obama became the first U.S. president to visit Laos.
"05.09.2016 19:05:40" ["laborday"] To all of America's hardworking men and women, happy #LaborDay!
"04.09.2016 18:12:31"  “We are here together because we believe that for all the challenges that we face, the growing threat of climate change could define the contours of this century more dramatically than any other challenge.” —President Obama on the U.S. and China
"03.09.2016 03:43:49"  "This is going to be a precious resource for generations to come." —President Obama speaking at Midway Atoll, part of Papahānaumokuākea National Monument, the largest protected marine area in the world thanks to the President's conservation efforts.
"02.09.2016 22:06:21"  The icing on the cake of a West Wing birthday celebration earlier this week for Ferial Govashiri, Personal Aide to President Obama: a happy birthday straight from POTUS.
"02.09.2016 17:33:53"  Crystal-clear waters lapped at Midway Atoll yesterday during President Obama’s visit to the historic site—a turning point in the battle for the Pacific, and now a part of the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument that the President expanded last
"02.09.2016 02:32:59" ["sxsl"] Ideas, art, and action—all in our backyard. Introducing the first-ever White House South by South Lawn. Learn more about the festival and how you can nominate yourself or a changemaker in your community at the link in the bio. #SXSL
"02.09.2016 01:20:06" ["actonclimate", "wildlife", "usfws", "nature", "midwayatoll", "wildliferefuge", "potusatmidway", "papah\u0101naumoku\u0101kea", "nationalmemorial", "nationalmonument"] Hi everyone—your friends at @USFWS here, excited to round out today’s takeover that started on Oahu’s North Shore and now leaves you on this warm, sand beach at #MidwayAtoll. These threatened green sea turtles, or honu, are resting after riding the waves
"01.09.2016 23:41:17" ["potusatmidway"] @ianshivephoto here. Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge and Battle of Midway National Memorial stir the soul. From the moment I first arrived I could feel the energy of ancient Hawaii and there was no doubt this place is extraordinarily special. Giant
"01.09.2016 22:10:34" ["seethroughsea", "malamamonkseal", "kekaiola", "papahanaumokuakea"] "llio holo I ka uaua" means "dog that runs on rough water." Aloha everyone, my name is Alicia Ward (@AliciaUnderwater) and I am an underwater photographer, a freediver and an active ocean conservationist in Hawai'i.
Today, I have the honor of taking over
"01.09.2016 21:07:28"  A sentiment from your pals at @Stab surfing magazine: The only true certainty in surfing is that every winter, Hawaii will produce the year’s most-entertaining viewing. For many, these islands are a place of worship, after all, it’s where our sport was
"01.09.2016 20:07:24"  Aloha, @threeifbysea here. Like the lava flows of Kīlauea crater, many may have heard of Papahānaumokuākea. But few have had a chance to experience this breathtaking place first hand. It is our "kuleana," or responsibility, to protect places like these
"01.09.2016 18:44:09"  Aloha @Instagram! @zaknoyle here. Today, President Obama is here in the Pacific to talk about protecting our oceans and our planet. So a few of us who live, work, surf, and dive here are taking over the White House account to give you a look at why these
"01.09.2016 04:48:40" ["actonclimate"] “We’ve proven that the choice between our environment, our economy, and our health is a false one. We’ve got to strengthen all of them together.” —President Obama speaking in Lake Tahoe on combating climate change and protecting America’s natural
"01.09.2016 02:32:40"  Today, history was made as a scheduled flight arrived in Cuba from the United States for the first time in over 50 years. This historic step forward builds on President Obama and the First Family's trip to Havana, Cuba this March to chart a new course in
"31.08.2016 04:47:15"  “We’ll restore science to its rightful place." In his Inaugural address in 2009, President Obama issued this simple and powerful pledge. And over the past seven and a half years, he has committed to expanding investments in research and development, and
"30.08.2016 22:06:46"  “The power to grant pardons and commutations…embodies the basic belief in our democracy that people deserve a second chance after having made a mistake in their lives that led to a conviction under our laws.” —President Obama. Today, the President granted
"30.08.2016 18:10:16"  America has always been at the cutting edge of innovation. Over the next generation, new frontiers in science and technology will continue to transform the way we work and live. This November, look out for a special edition of @Wired guest-edited by
"30.08.2016 04:23:48"  President Obama has made protecting America’s natural and cultural treasures a priority—and Chief White House Photographer @PeteSouza has been there to document it. Take in some of the highlights from the President’s visits to our national parks over the
"29.08.2016 04:47:15"  “Because they kept marching, America changed. Because they marched, a Civil Rights law was passed. Because they marched, a Voting Rights law was signed. Because they marched, doors of opportunity and education swung open so their daughters and sons could
"29.08.2016 03:38:39" ["nps100", "findyourpark"] “We are not building this country of ours for a day. It is to last through the ages.” —Teddy Roosevelt after visiting @YosemiteNPS in 1903. This summer, President Obama made his own trip to Yosemite to celebrate 100 years of the @NationalParkService, and
"28.08.2016 02:54:46"  "Every year, we start setting up for Christmas on the Friday after Thanksgiving. We lead the effort in arrangements for the ceremony to deliver the Christmas tree to the First Lady. We get a carriage and Clydesdales to deliver the tree. There are a ton of
"28.08.2016 01:44:16"  "When I’m mowing the garden outside of the Oval Office window behind the President’s desk, I’m thinking how to maintain a clean, curve, fit shape so when he looks out the window it’s something to enjoy. I’m trying to apply to—the greatest of my ability—to
"27.08.2016 23:45:27"  "I always sweep the patios and under the tree. I clean the President's patio, clean the furniture, and water everything. I’m all over this place. I don’t have a favorite part, I just like doing what I’m doing. If the President sees me out there working in
"27.08.2016 22:25:38"  "When people see me on the White House Tours they say 'that’s the guy that makes the White House white.' It’s really nice to be recognized that way because I like to think of everything I paint as having my signature on it. They call the color we use
"27.08.2016 21:06:20" ["nps100"] Hi everyone. I’m Amanda Lucidon, one of the Official Photographers here at the White House. I really enjoy observing and interacting with so many people who are often hard at work behind the scenes. One day, running between photo assignments, I noticed a
"27.08.2016 19:28:46"  Along with places like Yosemite, Yellowstone, and Glacier National Parks, the @NationalParkService takes care of an 18 acre site in our nation’s capital—the grounds of the White House. Watch President Obama honor the staff who have dedicated their careers
"27.08.2016 04:58:18" ["nationaldogday"] Happy #NationalDogDay!
"27.08.2016 02:48:40" ["womensequalityday"] President Obama's advice to Delaney: "I’m confident all three of you have bright futures ahead — and if any boys tell you otherwise, let them know that their President said they better start recognizing that girls change the world every day." Check out
"27.08.2016 01:27:08"  Adrienne Harris and Jackie Kier from the National Economic Council here to close out today’s takeover! Every day, we work on developing and executing the President's economic policies—and empowering women to thrive in their jobs and build growing
"27.08.2016 00:06:15"  Hi Instagram. We're Jennie Fay from White House Personnel and Taifa Coger, Kimberly Pope and Kelli Sweeney from the Office of Administration. This administration has focused so much on family-friendly workplace policies and we worked on one of the most
"26.08.2016 22:54:57" ["62milliongirls"] Hi everyone! I’m Tsehaitu “Tubi” Retta, Associate Policy Director to First Lady @MichelleObama. I have the honor of working on Let Girls Learn, a global initiative launched by the President and First Lady to help adolescent girls get an education that
"26.08.2016 21:56:22" ["sciencepresident", "stemforall"] Hi! We're Associate Director for Science Jo Handelsman (microbiologist), U.S. Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith (engineer and entrepreneur), and Senior Policy Advisors Knatokie Ford (biomedical scientist) and Laura Weidman Powers (tech entrepreneur) of
"26.08.2016 20:56:19" ["paygap", "equalpay", "womensequalityday"] Hi Instagram! We’re Natalia Merluzzi and Molly Dillon from the White House Domestic Policy Council and Diana Doukas from the White House Business Council in the Office of Public Engagement. Did you know that in 2016, the typical woman still earns only 79
"26.08.2016 18:57:17" ["womensequalityday"] Hey @Instagram! Jordan Brooks and Kalisha Dessources here—Deputy Executive Director and Policy Advisor of the White House Council on Women and Girls, pictured here with our fearless leader, Chair of the Council, and Senior Advisor to President Obama
"26.08.2016 03:38:22" ["findyourpark"] POTUS-approved: See what it's like to stand in @YosemiteNPS's giant sequoia grove with the President or paddle across Mirror Lake—just head on over to President Obama's Facebook page in the app or on desktop. #FindYourPark
"26.08.2016 01:32:25" ["findyourpark"] Hey everyone! My name is Jake (@jacobWfrank) and it’s an honor to round out the takeover today!
I share a birthday with @NationalParkService, so when I became a park ranger I sort of felt like I was fulfilling a destiny. From @DryTortugasNPS in the Keys
"25.08.2016 23:58:49" ["cgfcamp2016", "everykidinapark"] This is @Common and I want to say thank you to the @NationalParkService on their 100th birthday. The parks they look after are an important refuge for us. Violence can make summers in Chicago a struggle, especially for our children. Getting outside the
"25.08.2016 23:07:42"  @Jimmy_Chin here. Sunset over Grand Teton National Park. Congratulations to the @NationalParkService for turning 100 and keeping things wild out there.
"25.08.2016 22:14:37" ["actonclimate", "findyourpark"] Olympic and X Games Snowboarder @GretchenBleiler here. Happy 100th Birthday @NationalParkService! Climbing mountains in wild places is one of my favorite things, whether it’s with my snowboard in the winter and spring or backpacking in the summer, like I
"25.08.2016 20:55:13" ["findyourpark"] Hey, it's Kelly Lund here with my pup, @Loki_the_wolfdog! Growing up in Northern California in the heart of Redwood National Park, I couldn't be more excited to come back home with Loki and explore the beautiful Coastal Redwoods. Standing as the tallest
"25.08.2016 19:44:07" ["findyourpark", "yosemite"] @SashaDigiulian here! Climbing the iconic "Lost Arrow Spire" was just one of many memorable experiences that I've had in #Yosemite. So happy to celebrate the @NationalParkService turning 100. Thanks to them I have the ability to play in the most beautiful
"25.08.2016 18:42:10" ["findyourpark"] Where's your park?
I'm @ChrisBurkard and I’m kicking off a takeover of the White House account to celebrate 100 years of the @NationalParkService. The first time I saw Yosemite National Park I was young. My eyes were glued to the window as we passed the
"25.08.2016 04:28:34"  “I know how resilient the people of Louisiana are, and I know that you will rebuild again. And what I've seen today proves it.” Yesterday, President Obama visited Baton Rouge, Louisiana to meet with families and first responders affected by the floods.
"25.08.2016 02:49:33"  Following the devastating earthquake that struck central Italy overnight, President Obama called President Sergio Mattarella of Italy to express his deepest condolences on behalf of the American people and to offer the support of the United States.
"24.08.2016 19:13:46" ["nps100", "findyourpark"] Today, President Obama designated the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument in Maine to honor 100 years of the National Park Service. To date, the President has protected more land and water than any other president in history—commitments that will
"24.08.2016 03:11:18"  "What I want the people of Louisiana to know is that you're not alone on this. Even after the TV cameras leave, the whole country is going to continue to support you and help you until we get folks back in their homes and lives are rebuilt." —President
"23.08.2016 01:52:52"  Regram from @NASA: Space selfie! "At the edge of the world installing the International Docking Adapter (IDA). Congrats to the teams who made this possible," wrote astronaut Kate Rubins (pictured here) after Friday's spacewalk. She and astronaut Jeff
"22.08.2016 21:36:26" ["teamusa"] Thank you, #TeamUSA!
"22.08.2016 05:39:35" ["finalfive", "rio2016"] What an Olympic games. As #Rio2016 closes, @TeamUSA finishes with 46 gold medals, 37 silver medals, and 38 bronze medals—more than any other country in competition, and a performance that will be remembered for generations.
@M_Phelps00 made history in
"22.08.2016 01:52:51"  Competition was steep in the track and field events this Olympics, with Jamaica challenging @USATF runners in the men's 4x400. But the U.S. team dug deep and walked away wrapped in the flag after a gold medal performance. Hearing the national anthem play
"22.08.2016 00:15:24"  History in the making. Yesterday, @MGCentro won a gold medal with an amazing run in the 1500m—@TeamUSA's first gold medal in the event since 1908. The U.S. delegation cheered him on the whole way through. —Bess
"21.08.2016 23:12:23" ["teamusa"] One of the most incredible moments of our visit to Rio so far was attending the gold medal match between the @USABasketball Women's National Team and Spain. Final score: 101, 72. In winning the gold medal, U.S. women have now won a record six-straight
"21.08.2016 22:22:45" ["teamusa", "rio2016"] Woke up to this beautiful sunrise over Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro. Today marks the final day of the #Rio2016 Olympics—with a few sports closing out the competition, including a gold medal game for @USABasketball against Serbia. It's been an
"21.08.2016 21:40:19" ["teamusa", "rio2016"] Hi Instagram! Coming to you from #Rio2016, this is Bess Evans and Lauren Kelly—members of the U.S. Presidential Delegation to the Closing Ceremony of the Olympics, and Senior Associate Director and Senior Policy Advisor in the White House Office of Public
"20.08.2016 02:12:14" ["worldphotoday"] Happy #WorldPhotoDay! Here’s a regram from when President Obama took over the White House @Instagram during his visit to Alaska last summer, where he spoke with Americans on the frontlines of the fight against climate change—and spent a day in the Alaskan
"19.08.2016 05:14:50"  “Orient yourselves toward having an impact and making a difference—and you will—and you’ll be happy doing it.” —President Obama to White House interns. Over the past 8 years, young people from all 50 states have served as a part of the Obama
"18.08.2016 02:15:45"  July wasn’t just the hottest month of 2016—it was the hottest month in all of recorded history. Climate change is one of the biggest threats we face, it is being driven by human activity, and it is disrupting Americans’ lives right now. That’s why
"16.08.2016 22:55:21"  "I made a lot of poor choices early on in life. In 1986, one of those choices put me in prison. When I got out that first time, I tried to keep a job, but eventually found myself out of work and doing what a lot of ex-cons do, which was returning to a
"16.08.2016 21:39:54"  President Obama just took the next step to protect the climate and save consumers money. Today @EPAGov and @USDOT announced new fuel efficiency standards that will not only avoid more than one billion tons of carbon pollution from the air, but also make
"15.08.2016 03:10:19" ["rio2016"] 1000x. Go @TeamUSA! #Rio2016
"12.08.2016 22:49:00"  Pulitzer Prize-winning surf memoir ✔️ Psychological thriller ✔️ Science fiction novel ✔️ Check out what's on President Obama’s summer reading list at the link in the bio.
"12.08.2016 04:07:35"  Out now: The Summer 2016 POTUS Playlist. Head to the link in the bio to listen to the songs that got the presidential seal of approval.
"11.08.2016 17:41:22"  Just dropped: President Obama's 2016 Summer Playlist. Don't miss a beat—head to the link in the bio to browse the full playlists and listen to many of the tracks on @Spotify.
"10.08.2016 19:54:44"  1801: → 1880: ☎️ → 1994: → 2016:
Now, it's easier than ever to contact us. Head to the link in the bio to get started.
"10.08.2016 05:14:38"  Doctor. Teacher. Police officer. Social worker. Architect. Lawyer. Minister. Professor. Engineer. There are 62 million girls around the world who are denied the chance of an education to be who they want to be—and First Lady @MichelleObama is fighting to
"09.08.2016 01:10:09"  The dog days of summer.
"07.08.2016 01:28:01" ["rio2016"] One last picture from #Rio2016 before we sign off for the day: Today the U.S. Olympic delegation had the honor of meeting with the @TeamUSA beach volleyball team. These athletes - and the others competing here in Rio - represent the best and highest
"07.08.2016 00:26:16"  Let the games begin. This morning, we checked out a beach volleyball match between Canada and Brazil. Lots of cheers and enthusiasm for the home team! vs. —Ellie
"06.08.2016 23:35:30" ["actonclimate", "rio2016"] One thread throughout the opening ceremony was the importance of acting to protect and preserve our environment. Brazil is home to much of the Amazon rainforest and growth and conservation were themes woven into the production last night. The Olympics
"06.08.2016 22:45:25" ["rio2016"] The #Rio2016 Olympics officially kicked off last night with the opening ceremony—an amazing production showcasing the diversity and unity of the Olympic Games, and the vibrant and inclusive nature of Brazil. At the end of the ceremony, each country’s
"06.08.2016 21:55:22"  Secretary of State John Kerry dropped by to meet with the incredible athletes of @TeamUSA and speak about the Olympic tradition of bringing countries together: “Contribute in the great American tradition of the spirit of competition and the values of our
"06.08.2016 20:59:35" ["rio2016"] The view from #Rio2016. Today, athletes from around the world will be competing in tennis, archery, volleyball, judo, swimming, boxing, and more. Let’s go @TeamUSA!
"06.08.2016 20:10:52" ["rio2016"] Hello from sunny Rio de Janeiro, Brazil! Liz Allen and Ellie Schafer here—WH Deputy Communications Director and Director of the White House Visitors Office, and part of the official U.S. delegation to the #Rio2016 Olympics led by Secretary of State John
"06.08.2016 01:08:32"  Bring home the gold, @TeamUSA! President Obama and First Lady @MichelleObama rooted on our Olympic athletes today on Snapchat. Add us at WhiteHouse!
"05.08.2016 18:07:50"  Good news: Our businesses have added 15 million jobs over the past 77 months, and wages are rising at the fastest pace in 7 years. Check out the link in the bio for more.
"05.08.2016 05:31:24"  Happy birthday, President Obama!
"05.08.2016 04:12:35"  BFFs.
"05.08.2016 02:54:28" ["tbt"] Every summer since taking office, the White House interns have surprised the President with a birthday card. #TBT to the first one from 2009. Happy 55th, President Obama.
"04.08.2016 05:01:52"  “I’ve always believed that one person can be a force for positive change; that one person, as Bobby Kennedy famously said when he visited Soweto, that one person can be like a stone, a pebble thrown in a lake, creating ripples—ripples of hope, he called
"03.08.2016 20:49:17"  We are a nation of second chances. Today, President Obama granted clemency to 214 Americans incarcerated under outdated and unduly harsh sentencing laws. Since taking office, President Obama has issued more commutations than the previous nine presidents
"03.08.2016 18:43:10" ["sgus50"] "We draw strength from our people, two societies built on multiculturalism and on merit. In the United States, we call ourselves a 'melting pot' of different races, religions and creeds. In Singapore, it is rojak—different parts united in a harmonious
"03.08.2016 04:15:34" ["sgus50"] Over 50 years of diplomatic ties, Singapore and the United States have developed strong partnerships in many areas—defense, trade, education, R&D. Underpinning it all is our close people-to-people ties, and the warm friendship between our peoples. So it’s
"03.08.2016 03:21:02"  It was fun to meet the crowd at the Arrival Ceremony this morning. Lots of happy faces! :) (Photo by me) —LHL
"03.08.2016 02:24:18" ["sgus50"] Thank you America for the warm welcome this morning! It is a big honor for us to celebrate how far our peoples have come together. When I travel abroad, I try to meet Singaporeans who are living there. In the US, I have encountered our citizens all over
"02.08.2016 21:35:36" ["sgus50"] Snapped this photo of Kate Kelley (Superintendent of Arlington National Cemetery), Major General Bradley Becker, Sherri Becker, and Ambassador Peter Selfridge (the Chief of Protocol) after paying my respects at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. We in
"02.08.2016 20:27:22" ["sgus50"] Hello everyone, Lee Hsien Loong (@leehsienloong) here—Singapore’s Prime Minister. I’m in DC on an official visit. We’ll be meeting President Obama and several of your Cabinet members. We are also deeply honoured to be invited to a State Dinner in the
"02.08.2016 03:51:04"  “Today, I can announce that nationally, we have reduced the number of homeless veterans by 47 percent—nearly half…We will not stop until every veteran who fought for America has a home in America.” —President Obama speaking at the 95th National Convention
"01.08.2016 02:05:23" ["ada26"] As the People’s House, the White House belongs to every American. Come along on a special tour of the West Wing in American Sign Language to celebrate the 26th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act—and watch the full tour at the link in the
"31.07.2016 02:11:13" ["ada26"] Hey Instagram! I'm Emma Cronin, and I work for the Presidential Personnel Office. I was born three months premature with cerebral palsy, and couldn't breathe on my own when I was born. Simple tasks like walking were challenging, even with the help of
"31.07.2016 00:12:47" ["ada26"] My name is Gregory Trainor, and I was born deaf in Winona, Minnesota. From a very early age, I have worn a hearing aid. My mom trained me to speak words by using the John Tracy Program, and I began my education at a public school. When my mom saw that I
"30.07.2016 22:01:20" ["ada26"] Hi all! It's Kristen Honey. I'm a policy advisor to our Chief Data Scientist and the Chief Technology Officer. After a decade of misdiagnoses, I learned that I have Lyme disease. My lived experience with an invisible illness has shaped my perspective when
"30.07.2016 20:09:30" ["ada26"] My name's James Dennehy, and I'm a college student from Virginia studying at Christopher Newport University to pursue a career in public policy. Being a person with a disability, it's been an honor to serve as the intern for the White House liaison to the
"30.07.2016 18:06:06" ["ada26"] Hi everyone! Maria Town here. All week, we've celebrated 26 years of the Americans with Disabilities Act working to make the country more accessible to everyone, and today we're taking over the @WhiteHouse Instagram to tell the stories of staffers with
"29.07.2016 22:37:22"  "May God bless your families, and may God protect all of those of you who pin on that shield every day and walk out to protect the rest of us." —@VP Biden speaking yesterday at a memorial service for the fallen officers in Baton Rouge
"29.07.2016 01:58:44" ["zika"] The spread of the #Zika virus poses a serious public health risk—one we can help address by ensuring we have the resources necessary to protect the American people. That’s why President Obama continues to call on Congress for emergency funding to help
"28.07.2016 04:21:15" ["firedup", "readytogo"] After seven and a half years, let’s look back at the road we’ve traveled: America is back to work, with 14.8 million private-sector jobs created over the last 76 months. Unemployment has declined from 10% to 4.9%. We cut our deficit from 9.8% of GDP in
"27.07.2016 16:06:42" ["obamaandkids"] A contagious smile. #ObamaAndKids
"27.07.2016 01:28:34"  “Let us renew our obligation to extend the promise of the American Dream to all our people, and let us recommit to building a world free of unnecessary barriers and full of deeper understanding of those living with disabilities.” —President Obama on the
"25.07.2016 17:37:49"  “From our shared security to climate change, Mexico is a critical partner and is critically important to our own well-being. We’re not just strategic and economic partners, we’re also neighbors, and we're friends, and we're family—including millions of
"22.07.2016 03:21:31"  “Let’s be clear: Muslim Americans are as patriotic, as integrated, as American as any other members of the American family. And whether your family has been here for generations or you’re a new arrival, you’re an essential part of the fabric of our
"21.07.2016 23:08:04"  One last shot as the @KCRoyals leave the White House. Thanks again to President Obama for hosting us, and thanks to all our fans. Check us out on the field tomorrow. —Hosmer
"21.07.2016 22:13:18"  What an amazing honor to stand with my teammates and hang out with President Obama at the White House—my first time here. We brought the President a little gift in return. —Hosmer
"21.07.2016 21:42:27" ["royals"] Before meeting President Obama with the rest of the 2015 World Series Champion @KCRoyals, Salvy and I snapped a photo with another President. —Hosmer #Royals
"21.07.2016 20:45:30"  Press Secretary Josh Earnest goes to bat every day for the White House, but he’s a born-and-bred @KCRoyals fan. Manager Ned Yost, Salvy (@salvadorp13 ) and I were thrilled to surprise him at the press briefing with a jersey of his own today. —Hosmer
"21.07.2016 20:11:38" ["royals"] Hi everyone! Eric Hosmer (@Hosmer305) here—first baseman from the world champion @KCRoyals. We're here at the White House to meet with President Obama and I couldn't be more excited. We heard that Press Secretary Josh Earnest is a die-hard fan of the
"21.07.2016 15:43:03"  Yesterday, President Obama signed the Global Food Security Act, bipartisan legislation to fight global hunger—an investment in human dignity and our national security.
"21.07.2016 02:46:07"  “Today, we reaffirm our belief that in the 21st century, no child should go to bed hungry, and no child should die from a mosquito bite, and no one should be denied opportunity because of where they’re born or what gender or religion they are, or the
"20.07.2016 22:05:45"  Two out of three people who live in sub-Saharan Africa have no access to electricity. But today, communities are being transformed with help from President Obama’s Power Africa initiative—which aims to double access and add 60 million new connections to
"20.07.2016 20:49:39" ["globaldevelopment"] “To standing with families…as they work and strive for a better life. To ending the injustice of extreme poverty. To upholding the inherent dignity of every human being. Whatever it takes. We can’t let them down. And with your help, we won’t.” —President
"20.07.2016 04:22:00"  Ida lives in Baltimore with her family. There was a time when she had to choose between buying groceries and paying her electrical bill. But a couple of weeks ago, a team installed brand new solar panels on her roof that cost next-to-nothing upfront.
"20.07.2016 02:42:54" ["medalofhonor"] Brothers-in-arms, nearly fifty years later. Yesterday, President Obama awarded the nation’s highest military decoration, the #MedalOfHonor, to Vietnam veteran Lt. Colonel Charles Kettles for his heroism in rescuing 40 soldiers and four of his own crew
"19.07.2016 04:10:01" ["medalofhonor"] "Chuck Kettles is America. And to the dozens of American soldiers that he saved in Vietnam half a century ago, Chuck is the reason they lived, and came home, and had children and grandchildren—entire family trees made possible by the actions of this one
"19.07.2016 01:21:53" ["mandeladay"] Compassion, understanding, and reconciliation—on #MandelaDay, we are reminded of the promise for a better world.
"18.07.2016 01:02:29"  "My fellow Americans, only we can prove, through words and through deeds, that we will not be divided. And we’re going to have to keep on doing it again and again and again. That’s how this country gets united. That's how we bring people of good will
"17.07.2016 22:56:01"  “I condemn, in the strongest sense of the word, the attack on law enforcement in Baton Rouge. For the second time in two weeks, police officers who put their lives on the line for ours every day were doing their job when they were killed in a cowardly and
"17.07.2016 03:02:55"  Last night in the Oval Office: President Obama spoke on the phone with Secretary of State John Kerry about the situation in Turkey.
"16.07.2016 18:57:02"  “We will not be deterred. We will not relent. We’re going to keep working together to prevent attacks and defend our homeland…On this planet of more than seven billion people, the hatred and violence of a few ultimately is no match for the love and
"15.07.2016 21:28:45"  "Kindness and compassion…that makes a big difference." President Obama embraced Eliana Pinckney and her younger sister Malana Pinckney, daughters of Charleston shooting victim Reverend Clementa Pinckney, after the @ABCNews town hall yesterday on building
"15.07.2016 04:49:39"  “There are going to be different ways of looking at the world—people’s hopes and dreams, how they feel about their family, how they feel about their moms, how they feel about their siblings, them wanting to be respected and recognized and valued—that’s
"15.07.2016 03:35:11"  "On behalf of the American people, I condemn in the strongest terms what appears to be a horrific terrorist attack in Nice, France, which killed and wounded dozens of innocent civilians. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and other loved ones
"14.07.2016 23:47:51"  Yesterday President Obama met with law enforcement, elected officials, activists, and community leaders at the White House. Tonight at 8pm ET, he continues the conversation during a @ABCNews Town Hall.
"14.07.2016 05:43:07"  "The roots of the problems we saw this week date back not just decades, date back centuries. There are cultural issues, and there are issues of race in this country, and poverty, and a whole range of problems that will not be solved overnight. But what we
"13.07.2016 21:45:05"  Out of many, one—that’s America. Tomorrow at 8 PM ET on @ABCNews, President Obama will join a town hall conversation on moving forward together after the tragic shootings across our country.
"13.07.2016 05:30:58"  "That’s what I take away from the lives of these outstanding men. The pain we feel may not soon pass, but my faith tells me that they did not die in vain. I believe our sorrow can make us a better country. I believe our righteous anger can be transformed
"13.07.2016 03:43:53"  "Dallas: I’m here to say we must reject such despair. I’m here to insist that we are not as divided as we seem. And I know that because I know America. I know how far we’ve come against impossible odds. I know we’ll make it because of what I’ve
"12.07.2016 03:09:22"  Progress: Since President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law, the uninsured rate has declined by 43%—from 16% in 2010 to 9.1% in 2015.
"08.07.2016 20:26:09"  To honor the victims of the attack in Dallas, President Obama ordered the flag of the United States to be flown at half-staff. Find out more by clicking the link in the bio.
"08.07.2016 16:05:23"  "I speak for every single American when I say that we are horrified over these events, and that we stand united with the people and the police department in Dallas...Let's be clear: There is no possible justification for these kinds of attacks or any
"08.07.2016 02:44:30"  We can do better than this. We are better than this. Watch the President's full remarks on the fatal shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile by clicking the link in the bio.
"07.07.2016 03:32:14"  “Muslim Americans are as diverse as our nation itself—black, white, Latino, Asian, and Arab. Eid celebrations around the country remind us of our proud history as a nation built by people of all backgrounds; our history of religious freedom and civil
"06.07.2016 23:02:18"  “I will not allow Afghanistan to be used as safe haven for terrorists to attack our nation again.” Today, President Obama announced that the United States will maintain approximately 8,400 troops in Afghanistan into next year to protect our national
"06.07.2016 02:27:43" ["joiningforces"] As part of the Fourth of July celebration at the White House, President Obama and the First Lady invited military families for a performance by @JanelleMonae and @KendrickLamar. And in case you missed it, learn about how the President, First Lady
"05.07.2016 03:00:28" ["fourthofjuly"] Happy #FourthOfJuly from President Obama and First Lady @MichelleObama!
"04.07.2016 00:02:31" ["fourthofjuly", "joiningforces"] Five years ago, only three states had taken action to streamline professional licensing for military families. This #FourthOfJuly weekend, First Lady @MichelleObama and @DrBiden announced that all fifty states are taking action so military spouses can do
"03.07.2016 02:56:01"  “Elie Wiesel was one of the great moral voices of our time, and in many ways, the conscience of the world. Tonight, Michelle and I join people across the United States, Israel and around the globe in mourning the loss and celebrating the life of a truly
"02.07.2016 20:06:35"  Calling all student filmmakers : There are just two weeks left to submit your three-minute film to the White House Student Film Festival! This year’s theme is "The World I Want to Live In," so tell us your vision for the future in three minutes or less
"02.07.2016 01:10:28"  “When there are emergencies, when there are public health emergencies, when we know that we have the chance to prevent serious tragedies in the lives of families and protect the health and safety of our populations, and particularly our children,
"01.07.2016 05:03:15" ["letgirlslearn"] When girls succeed, everyone benefits. That’s why First Lady @MichelleObama traveled this week to Liberia, Morocco, and Spain to talk about the #LetGirlsLearn initiative and speak to young women about turning their hopes and dreams into reality. Today,
"01.07.2016 02:25:10"  President Obama signed some important legislation today—including bills to make government more transparent and to help our fellow citizens in Puerto Rico. Tag your friends in the comments to spread the word.
"30.06.2016 04:06:20"  True bromance.
"30.06.2016 02:49:14"  “A country ‘is not something you build as the pharaohs built the pyramids…a country is something that is built every day out of certain basic shared values.’ How true that is. How blessed we are to help build our nations and our world anew, day by day. As
"29.06.2016 02:17:52" ["findyourpark"] On this day in 1969, Stonewall patrons resisted arrest. That resistance led to protest. That protest led to a movement. And that movement led to enormous progress towards LGBT equality. The fight isn’t over, but Stonewall is our newest national monument.
"28.06.2016 17:24:58" ["letgirlslearn"] “You don’t have to be somebody different to be important. You’re important in your own right. Nobody wants you to act like a boy. People want and need to value you because of who you are, because of your story, because of your challenges. That’s what
"28.06.2016 04:41:25"  Things that are harder than registering to vote: making a friendship bracelet. President Obama made a friendship bracelet for @VP while filming a @Buzzfeed video on how to register to vote this November.
Register by clicking on the link in the bio—and
"27.06.2016 01:41:24" ["loveislove", "pride2016"] “As an LGBT and two-spirit advocate, I believe that pride is a chance to celebrate our identity and to reflect on the progress that we’ve made so far, while also recognizing the work that remains for us to do…From being guided by two-spirit elders to
"26.06.2016 21:49:16" ["loveislove", "pride2016"] “Born in 1958, I was raised in an era of deafening, suffocating silence around LGBT issues. Then, in 1976, I discovered I was bisexual. I had just begun university, and – to my great surprise and bewilderment – I found myself head over heels in love with
"26.06.2016 19:51:45" ["loveislove", "pride2016"] “Pride is being happy and proud of who you are. For much of my early life, that concept felt out of the realm of possibility. I was petrified to be who I always knew I was. As a teenager, growing up in the South in the 1980s, I wished that I could be just
"26.06.2016 18:14:35" ["loveislove", "pride2016"] Today marks one year since the Supreme Court ruled that marriage equality would be the law of the land. In celebration of our journey towards greater equality and justice for all, read these stories from members of the LGBT community to see what pride
"25.06.2016 02:47:38" ["ges2016"] "My bottom line is this: I believe in you. America believes in you." —President Obama to young people at #GES2016. From South Korea, Mexico, Iraq, and the UK, entrepreneurs shared their stories with President Obama in a virtual meeting at the Global
"24.06.2016 19:22:40"  “This week I’m designating the Stonewall National Monument as the newest addition to America’s National Park System. Stonewall will be our first national monument to tell the story of the struggle for LGBT rights. I believe our national parks should
"24.06.2016 17:34:07"  Statement by President Obama on the UK referendum:
"The people of the United Kingdom have spoken, and we respect their decision. The special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom is enduring, and the United Kingdom's membership in
"23.06.2016 16:45:24"  President Obama joined an agility drill earlier this week with a recuperating service member at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
"23.06.2016 00:39:16"  "If we’re going to raise our kids in a safer, more loving world, we need to speak up for it." —President Obama . Today, House Democrats began a sit-in to demand action to end gun violence. President Obama joins them in the call for commonsense gun reform.
"22.06.2016 23:09:20"  “For the first time in twenty years, we are updating a national environmental statute. For the first time in our history, we'll actually be able to regulate chemicals effectively.” —President Obama on signing the bipartisan Chemical Safety Act—a huge step
"22.06.2016 04:00:09"  "Gun violence requires more than moments of silence. It requires action. In failing that test, the Senate failed the American people." —President Obama. Find out what steps the President is taking to keep guns out of the wrong hands by clicking on the
"21.06.2016 23:01:04"  Meanwhile in the East Wing: Look who just joined Snapchat Add ‘MichelleObama’
"21.06.2016 06:31:42" ["disarmhate", "stopgunviolence"] More than 30,000 Americans die from guns every year. President Obama has made stopping gun violence a priority. It’s time for the Senate to do its part. #DisarmHate #StopGunViolence
"21.06.2016 01:49:50" ["worldrefugeeday", "refugeeswelcome"] “Protecting and assisting refugees is a part of our history as a nation, and we will continue to alleviate the suffering of refugees abroad, and to welcome them here at home, because doing so reflects our American values and our noblest traditions.”
"20.06.2016 04:54:40" ["findyourpark"] A gorgeous view of Vernal Fall in @YosemiteNPS. credit: President Obama #FindYourPark
"19.06.2016 19:13:29"  Happy Father's Day! This weekend, the First Family headed to Yosemite National Park for a summer adventure to celebrate 100 years of the @nationalparkservice. See more from their trip at go.wh.gov/ParksTrip. Regram: @MichelleObama
"19.06.2016 05:05:11" ["actonclimate", "findyourpark", "everykidinapark"] "These parks belong to all of us. This planet belongs to all of us. It’s the only one we’ve got." —President Obama today in @YosemiteNPS. Before his speech, the President and First Lady @MichelleObama met with a group of fourth graders visiting Yosemite.
"18.06.2016 19:59:30" ["nps100", "findyourpark"] Change of scenery: Marine One sets down in @YosemiteNPS with Half Dome in the background. The First Family disembarked in the Yosemite meadow last night as part of a trip in celebration of the @NationalParkService's one hundredth anniversary. Head to
"18.06.2016 18:15:39" ["nps100", "findyourpark"] The First Family is marking one hundred years of America’s National Parks with a trip to the great outdoors. Yesterday’s destination: New Mexico’s Carlsbad Caverns National Park. Follow along as the First Family visits @YosemiteNPS today via the link in
"18.06.2016 05:00:52" ["nps100", "yosemiteambassador", "findyourpark"] Hi—I'm Jimmy Chin (@Jimmy_Chin), and I'm the last in a series of climbers to take over the @WhiteHouse Instagram today. I'm excited to be heading back to Yosemite National Park, one of my favorite places on the planet, to see President Obama and the First
"18.06.2016 04:03:58" ["nps100", "elprezatelcap", "findyourpark"] Hi I'm Alex Honnold (@AlexHonnold). Yosemite National Park has always been my primary source of inspiration. It's the one place that I always come back to and always want to keep exploring. I'm extremely grateful that it's been protected as a park for
"18.06.2016 02:57:41" ["nps100", "elprezatelcap", "findyourpark"] Hi! I’m Nina Williams (@Sheneenagins). I’ve been climbing for 14 years, and only recently visited @YosemiteNPS for the first time. I figured, “It will be here forever so why rush?” But the reality is that we can’t take these places for granted. We have a
"18.06.2016 02:04:31" ["nps100", "findyourpark"] Hi I’m Conrad Anker (@Conrad_Anker), and I’m honored to be a part of the climber take over of the @WhiteHouse account. President Obama is "on" 24-7. So at Yosemite he’ll highlight the centennial of the National Park Service, the economic importance of the
"18.06.2016 01:34:44" ["findyourpark", "everykidinapark"] Hi, my name is Kai Lightner (@KaiLightner), and I’m the next climber to take over the @WhiteHouse account! I started climbing at age six in a small gym in a small city, far away from mountains and state parks. I was fortunate to find a sport that led me
"18.06.2016 00:45:31" ["nps100", "elprezatelcap", "findyourpark"] Hey everyone, @KatieBoue here! I’m not quite a professional athlete, but here’s what I am: an American whose passion for public lands was inspired by climbing. I started climbing in the South, and dreamt about witnessing the beauty of Yosemite National
"18.06.2016 00:07:35" ["nps100", "elprezatelcap", "findyourpark"] Professional rock climber @SashaDigiulian here! Under President Obama, the @WhiteHouse has been an important ally to those of us who work outdoors, helping us to preserve wild places in the United States for everyone's use. More than 305 million people
"17.06.2016 23:25:31" ["nps100", "elprezatelcap", "findyourpark"] Alex Manelis (@AManelis) here. Yosemite Valley has been a special place for me. I learned most of my climbing there and have experienced the good and the bad. I've met some great friends there who have taught me most of the skills I've needed to grow as
"17.06.2016 22:38:29" ["nps100", "elprezatelcap", "findyourpark"] Hi, I'm Kevin Jorgeson (@KJorgeson), and I'm here with some of my friends from the climbing world to take over the @WhiteHouse account before President Obama arrives at Yosemite National Park, my home away from home! Last January, I realized my six-year
"17.06.2016 19:26:42" ["findyourpark"] "I want to make sure that the whole world is able to pass on to future generations the God-given beauty of this planet." —President Obama on preserving America's national parks. Over the past seven years, he’s protected more public lands and water than
"17.06.2016 06:01:02"  “Here in Orlando, in the men and women taken from us, those who loved them, we see some of the true character of this country—the best of humanity coming roaring back; the love and the compassion and the fierce resolve that will carry us through not just
"17.06.2016 01:03:21" ["orlandounited"] “Today, once again, as has been true too many times before, I held and hugged grieving family members and parents, and they asked, why does this keep happening? And they pleaded that we do more to stop the carnage. They don’t care about the politics.
"16.06.2016 02:29:56"  “These are young people who study in our schools, they play in our neighborhoods, they’re friends with our kids, they pledge allegiance to our flag. They are Americans in their heart, in their minds, in every single way but one: on paper.” —President
"15.06.2016 03:56:32" ["stateofwomen"] “I may be a little grayer than I was eight years ago, but this is what a feminist looks like.” —President Obama speaking at the United #StateOfWomen Summit. See more from the day, including conversations with the @VP, First Lady @MichelleObama, @DrBiden,
"15.06.2016 01:24:11"  “That’s the American military. That’s America—one team, one nation. Those are the values that ISIL is trying to destroy, and we shouldn’t help them do it. Our diversity and our respect for one another, our drawing on the talents of everybody in this
"14.06.2016 01:51:51"  "We have to go after these terrorist organizations and hit them hard. We have to counter extremism. But we also have to make sure that it is not easy for somebody who decides they want to harm people in this country to be able to obtain weapons to get at
"12.06.2016 21:44:08"  "In the face of hate and violence, we will love another. We will not give in to fear or turn against each other. Instead, we will stand united, as Americans, to protect our people, and defend our nation, and to take action against those who threaten us."
"10.06.2016 23:05:18"  "I grew up watching him. I grew up having my identify shaped by what he accomplished." —President Obama on Muhammad Ali
"10.06.2016 18:38:12"  Jimmy Fallon: “So what you’re saying is this trade deal will help put everyday Americans back to…”
President Obama: “Work, work, work, work, work.”
Watch President Obama slow jam the news on @FallonTonight.
"10.06.2016 04:21:41" ["pride2016"] "When all Americans are treated equal, we are all more free." —@President Obama celebrating #Pride2016 at the White House
"09.06.2016 18:43:31"  ✔️ President of the United States
✔️ Serious dance moves
Tune in at 11:35 PM ET to watch President Obama on @FallonTonight!
"09.06.2016 03:57:26" ["worldoceansday"] Let the record show: President Obama is protecting our oceans for future generations → wh.gov/climate #WorldOceansDay
"08.06.2016 03:17:24"  "In Paris, the joining of forces between India and the United States helped forge a historic agreement that can effectively deal with climate change." —President Obama on what the world's two largest democracies can do when they come together in
"07.06.2016 04:00:03"  "I'm so pleased to be able to host Peyton here at the White House before I left. Anybody who has been a football fan has watched what is one of the greatest Hall of Fame careers ever, racking up more wins, more MVPs, more passing yards, more touchdown
"07.06.2016 01:21:05"  “David Gilkey was the consummate journalist. He was a photographer and videographer but really he was a journalist. He told stories. Visually. He risked his life, multiple times, for the sake of telling those stories. He went to Afghanistan more times
"06.06.2016 00:18:47"  "When we come together to do important things, it's usually because we've told a good story about why we should be working together.” —President Obama. Ready to tell your story? Find out how students K-12 can enter the White House Student Film Festival by
"05.06.2016 04:38:52"  “More than anything else, graduates, that is the American story. It’s your story and the story of those who came before you at this school. It’s the story of the son of Polish immigrants named Jonas Salk who toiled for years in a lab until he discovered a
"04.06.2016 18:02:16"  "Muhammad Ali shook up the world. And the world is better for it. We are all better for it. Michelle and I send our deepest condolences to his family, and we pray that the greatest fighter of them all finally rests in peace." —President Obama
"04.06.2016 16:45:33"  "Take care of each other. Take care of those under your command. And as long as you keep strong that Long Blue Line, stay true to the values you’ve learned here—integrity, service before self, excellence—do this and I’m confident that we will always
"04.06.2016 00:41:39"  President Obama just granted clemency to 42 men and women serving years in prison under outdated and unduly harsh sentencing laws. He's now commuted the sentences of more people than the last seven presidents combined—348 men and women who have earned a
"03.06.2016 14:53:36"  President Obama took off in Marine One from the White House South Lawn on Wednesday enroute to Elkhart, Indiana, where he spoke about the progress we’ve made in our economic recovery. Watch the President’s remarks by clicking the link in the bio.
"03.06.2016 04:40:54"  “We live our values when our military, like America itself, truly welcomes the talents of all people. We’re stronger when our gay and lesbian cadets and troops can serve their country—a country they love—without hiding who they love. We’re stronger when
"03.06.2016 03:18:59" ["wearorange", "stopgunviolence"] "Second Amendment rights are important, but there are other rights that we care about as well. And we have to be able to balance them. Because our right to worship freely and safely—that right was denied to Christians in Charleston, South Carolina. And
"02.06.2016 02:54:48"  "We’ve got to assume the best in each other, not the worst. We’ve got to remember that sometimes, we all fall on hard times, and it’s part of our jobs as a community of Americans to help folks up when they fall. Because whatever our differences, we all
"01.06.2016 05:54:42"  “Welcome to the White House. And I guess it is the Blue and White House today because we’re giving it up for the 2016 NCAA Champion Villanova Wildcats!” —President Obama honoring this year’s @NCAASports Men’s Basketball Championship team. Today, @NovaMBB
"01.06.2016 02:37:51"  “It just takes one big disaster for us to really see some severe impacts. What we're always worried about are the things we don't know, things we can't anticipate, things that we haven't seen before. And that is why it's so important to make sure that
"30.05.2016 23:44:08" ["memorialday"] "Here, at Arlington, the deafening sounds of combat have given way to the silence of these sacred hills. The chaos and confusion of battle has yielded to perfect, precise rows of peace. The Americans who rest here, and their families – the best of us,
"30.05.2016 19:41:49" ["memorialday"] "A nation reveals itself not only by the people it produces, but by those it remembers." Today we pay our respects, as Americans, to those who gave their lives for us all. #MemorialDay
"30.05.2016 05:11:51"  “Since that fateful day, we have made choices that give us hope. The United States and Japan forged not only an alliance, but a friendship that has won far more for our people than we could ever claim through war.” —President Obama at the Hiroshima Peace
"29.05.2016 21:21:13"  Ahead of Memorial Day, President Obama met with service members and their families at the Marine Corps Air Station in Iwakuni, Japan.
"28.05.2016 03:32:54" ["reachhigher"] "Your big, impossible dreams are actually just the right size. And you have everything you need to achieve them." —First Lady @MichelleObama to the 2016 graduates of the Sante Fe Indian School in New Mexico #ReachHigher
"27.05.2016 18:21:21"  “We have known the agony of war. Let us now find the courage, together, to spread peace, and pursue a world without nuclear weapons." —President Obama’s inscription in the guestbook at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial. President Obama became the first sitting
"27.05.2016 04:00:25"  An exceptionally cute greeting party awaited President Obama and other G7 leaders at the Ise-Jingu Shrine in Japan.
"27.05.2016 00:24:49"  President Obama, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan, and other G7 Summit leaders sign the guestbook at the historic Ise-Jingu Shrine. Can you spot the other left-handed head of state?
"25.05.2016 18:55:49"  "Decide what it is that you care about deeply, and then put everything you have into doing that." —President Obama's advice to young people during a town hall in Ho Chi Minh. Add "whitehouse" on Snapchat for more behind-the-scenes footage from the
"25.05.2016 04:59:51"  Three weeks into his first term, President Obama visited Elkhart, Indiana to make a promise to the families there and across the nation: that by working together, we could pull that community and this country out of the depths of recession, and put
"25.05.2016 01:50:04"  “I want to say to all the young people listening: Your talent, your drive, your dreams—in those things, Vietnam has everything it needs to thrive. Your destiny is in your hands. This is your moment. And as you pursue the future that you want, I want you
"23.05.2016 22:50:20"  "Over the past century, our two nations have known cooperation and then conflict, painful separation, and a long reconciliation. Now, more than two decades of normalized ties between our governments allows us to reach a new moment. It’s clear from this
"23.05.2016 18:28:17" ["hanoi"] Sneak peek: Today President Obama sat down with @AnthonyBourdain during his visit to #Hanoi, Vietnam. Regram: @AnthonyBourdain
"23.05.2016 05:32:18"  "You really can make a difference. You can't transform the world overnight. It's frustrating. There are setbacks. Progress is incremental." —President Obama to the outgoing spring class of White House interns
"20.05.2016 21:07:16"  "Got to do two things I love this week: Eat some ice cream, and make sure our workers get paid fairly." —@VP Biden
"20.05.2016 05:25:31"  What's the story behind this photo of President Obama presenting the Medal of Valor to a 6-foot-7 public safety officer? While off duty, Los Angeles Police Department's Officer Donald Thompson traversed two freeway dividers and endured first- and
"19.05.2016 23:40:01" ["sciencerocks"] Calling all kid scientists: President Obama wants to hear from you at go.wh.gov/KidScienceAdvisors. #ScienceRocks ⚗
"18.05.2016 22:45:14"  If you work more, you should get paid more. It's that simple. That's why President Obama just announced new steps to extend overtime protections to 4.2 million more Americans. Tell us what getting paid overtime would mean to you at go.wh.gov/Overtime.
"17.05.2016 05:27:17" ["medalofvalor"] "Our nation has a responsibility to support those who serve and protect us and keep our streets safe.” —President Obama to the 13 #MedalOfValor honorees. These men and women went above and beyond the call of duty, all saving the lives of people they
"16.05.2016 05:47:15"  "Progress is bumpy. It always has been. But because of dreamers and innovators and strivers and activists, progress has been this nation’s hallmark. I’m fond of quoting Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who said, 'The arc of the moral universe is long, but it
"15.05.2016 05:11:19"  Go behind the scenes on the White House South Lawn as President Obama and the First Lady arrive at the Nordic State Dinner. #NordicVisit
"14.05.2016 20:20:50"  President Obama teams up with @Macklemore to discuss a disease that affects far too many Americans: addiction. Click the link in the bio to see what we can do to address the opioid epidemic.
"14.05.2016 07:24:29" ["nordicvisit"] This evening President Obama and the First Lady welcomed five nordic nations - Finland, Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Denmark - to the White House for the State Dinner. Watch as the leaders arrive at the North Portico. #NordicVisit
"14.05.2016 02:14:16" ["nordicvisit"] Tonight, President Obama and the First lady will host the Nordic State Dinner on the White House South Lawn. Here's a sneak peek of where the President will sit. #NordicVisit
"13.05.2016 22:45:03" ["nordicvisit"] The chefs are busy in the White House Kitchen prepping for tonight's Nordic State Dinner. Dishes include cured tuna on plates made of ice and this dish, a simple tomato tartare served alongside finely diced citrus fillets and garnished with micro lettuces
"13.05.2016 20:23:00" ["nordicvisit"] "We are honored to welcome, not one nation, but five—our great Nordic friends and partners." It's a historic day at the White House: President Obama and the First Lady welcomed the leaders of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden for the Nordic
"12.05.2016 22:31:59"  "It is a testament to his character that Judge Garland is just as comfortable talking with a five-year-old about toy trucks as he is talking with his clerks about constitutional law." Read more from the clerks who worked for Chief Judge Merrick Garland,
"12.05.2016 01:30:36" ["zikavirus"] #ZikaVirus is an emergency. Congress should treat it as one and pass President Obama's funding request that he announced over two months ago. Here's why we need Republican Members of Congress to act now: go.wh.gov/Zika
"11.05.2016 05:08:14"  "What do you think? Stylin', huh?" —President Obama with the National Champion, @UConnWBB after receiving a rocking chair as a gift from the team.
"11.05.2016 00:58:06"  Just announced: On May 27, President Obama will become the first sitting U.S. President to visit Hiroshima.
"10.05.2016 03:02:28"  "I was sentenced to mandatory life without parole for non-violent drug offenses. My first institution was Lewisburg in Pennsylvania...While there, I began to question myself. I was 22 years old in a crazy environment that I had no idea how to function in.
"10.05.2016 01:07:15"  "I had never been in trouble before so I didn’t understand the law and how it works. When we completed in court, I was found guilty and sentenced to life in prison...There are a lot of women who are in prison because of their association with a man. We
"09.05.2016 23:21:14"  Since 1875, every Supreme Court nominee has received a Senate hearing or vote - until now. In an unprecedented level of obstruction, Senate Republicans are refusing to even hold a hearing for President Obama's nominee, Judge Garland. Learn why it's well
"08.05.2016 19:19:43"  "I'm lucky to have lived my life surrounded by such remarkable women. To whomever that person is in your life, be sure to say thanks. Say I love you. And let's make sure we show that gratitude and appreciation throughout the year. Because no one deserves
"08.05.2016 03:15:37" ["howardu"] Thanks for following along! I will leave you with one of my favorite quotes from President Obama's #HowardU commencement speech today. —Jeron "Now it’s your turn. And the good news is, you’re ready. And when your journey seems too hard, and when you run
"08.05.2016 02:13:38" ["howardu"] You could feel the energy in the air during the President's speech today. This was an amazing and unprecedented moment for Howard University's global community. President Obama is the 6th sitting president to deliver the keynote address at #HowardU.
"08.05.2016 01:32:40" ["howardu"] Proud moment! President Obama received an honorary degree from Howard University today. Watching this moment, I think my face looked just like the President's. #HowardU —Jeron
"08.05.2016 01:04:44" ["howardu"] Hello! I'm Jeron Smith, a Howard University alum who works in the White House Office of Digital Strategy. I'll be taking over the @WhiteHouse Instagram for the rest of the day. Follow along for moments from President Obama's Howard University
"07.05.2016 02:15:21" ["teacherappreciationweek", "thankateacher"] "You have to have a sense of humor to be a good teacher." Watch President Obama meet the Teacher of the Year Jahana Hayes and one of her students. #TeacherAppreciationWeek #ThankATeacher
"06.05.2016 06:34:30" ["cincodemayo"] "We couldn’t have done it without you. Together, we increased high school and college graduation rates, cutting the Latino dropout rate by more than half since 2000. Together, we ensured that more than 700,000 DREAMers have the opportunity to reach their
"06.05.2016 05:52:50" ["cincodemayo"] Watch the Mexican rock icons from @ManaOficial perform at the White House for #CincoDeMayo.
"06.05.2016 05:19:03" ["cincodemayo"] Chef Johnny Hernandez from San Antonio brought his cooking talents to the White House for #CincoDeMayo. Check out these desserts of pineapple empanadas, tres leches and elote pastries he served today to everyone celebrating.
"06.05.2016 04:37:01" ["cincodemayo"] ¡Feliz #CincoDeMayo! Today, we're celebrating the incredible bonds shared by Americans and Mexicans with a reception. Here's Alondra Santos singing a selection of rancheras at the White House.
"06.05.2016 03:51:21" ["aapi"] I think I'd be pretty good as the White House Press Secretary. So many mics to drop.
That's one day down for this Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Thanks for following along. Maybe I'll end up here one day — that Barack Obama seems to
"06.05.2016 03:15:42" ["aapi"] Snuck into the kitchen and found Cris Comerford, the White House's executive chef, aka the Filipina Commander-in-Chef, aka the person who only let me eat an apple. -Hudson #AAPI
"06.05.2016 02:35:08" ["aapi"] Thinking in the State Dining Room. Mostly about why we're not eating lunch here, ha! -Hudson Yang #AAPI
"06.05.2016 02:04:31" ["aapi"] What's up everybody? I'm Hudson Yang, Academy-award winning* actor in @FreshOffTheBoatABC. I swung by D.C. yesterday to join my boo Bo in celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month -- and they let me loose in the White House! So I'm
"05.05.2016 20:30:42"  "When something like this happens, a young girl shouldn't have to go to Washington to be heard. I thought her President should come to Flint to meet with her." —President Obama on 8-year-old Mari Copeny. Mari, AKA "Little Miss Flint", wrote to the
"05.05.2016 04:16:01" ["maythe4thbewithyou"] Dance. Or dance not. There is no try. #MayThe4thBeWithYou
"05.05.2016 01:47:57"  "I want all of you to know I am confident that Flint will come back. I will not rest, and I'm going to make sure that the leaders, at every level of government, don’t rest until every drop of water that flows to your homes is safe to drink and safe to
"04.05.2016 02:38:11" ["thankateacher", "teacherappreciationday"] "The men and women who teach our children fulfill the promise of a nation that's always looking forward, that believes each generation has a responsibility to help the next in building this great country of ours and making the world a better place."
"02.05.2016 21:52:30" ["teacherappreciationweek", "thankateacher"] It's #TeacherAppreciationWeek! Join us in celebrating all the hard-working teachers in our lives. #ThankATeacher
"01.05.2016 06:42:20" ["whcd"] "I have just two more words to say: Obama out." ⬇️ #WHCD
"01.05.2016 06:29:15" ["whcd"] "We decided to stay in D.C. for a couple more years. This way, our youngest daughter can finish up high school, and Michelle can stay closer to her plot of carrots. She's already making plans to see them everyday." —President Obama at the White House
"01.05.2016 06:19:06" ["whcd"] "Michelle has not aged a day. The only way you can date her in photos is by looking at me." —President Obama at the White House Correspondents' Dinner. #WHCD
"30.04.2016 22:02:13" ["passover"] "From our family to yours, chag sameach." —President Obama on the last day of #Passover
"30.04.2016 03:16:07"  "It is Friday, which means at half-past five I will be performing The Jackal in my office for anyone who is interested or remembers or cares. So now I'll take your questions...Oh, Josh! You're back." Today, Allison Janney (AKA CJ Cregg, AKA Bonnie in
"29.04.2016 21:55:25"  CJ Cregg (AKA Allison Janney) returns to the White House press briefing podium to highlight the need to address the opioid epidemic.
"29.04.2016 01:56:16" ["collegereporterday"] Surprise! President Obama dropped by the press briefing room during the first-ever #CollegeReporterDay to talk about new steps announced today to help more Americans manage student debt. Click the link in the bio to learn more.