Weekly Address: An All-Hands-On-Deck Approach to Fighting the Colorado Wildfires

President Obama speaks to the American people from Colorado, where he toured areas impacted by the devastating Waldo Canyon fire, met with affected families, and thanked firefighters, first responders, and volunteers.

President Obama Tours Fire-Damaged Neighborhood in Colorado Springs

President Obama discusses the devastation in Colorado and commends the outstanding coordination and cooperation between federal, state and local agencies in responding to one of the state’s worst wildfires. June 29, 2012.

President Obama Speaks After Viewing Colorado Wildfire Damage

President Obama discusses the devastation in Colorado and commends the outstanding coordination and cooperation between federal, state and local agencies in responding to one of the state’s worst wildfires. June 29, 2012.

President Barack Obama greets personnel at Fire Station No. 9 in Colorado Springs, Colo., June 29, 2012.

President Barack Obama greets personnel at Fire Station No. 9 in Colorado Springs, Colo., June 29, 2012.

President Barack Obama views fire damage with firefighters and elected officials in Colorado Springs, Colo., June 29, 2012.

President Barack Obama views fire damage with firefighters and elected officials in Colorado Springs, Colo., June 29, 2012.

June 29, 2012 "The President views fire damage with firefighters and elected officials in Colorado Springs, Colo., after the devastating wildfires swept through the region the week before."

June 29, 2012
"The President views fire damage with firefighters and elected officials in Colorado Springs, Colo., after the devastating wildfires swept through the region the week before."

West Wing Week: 06/29/12 or “The Right Thing To Do”

This week, the President spoke at the annual NALEO conference, hosted the Congressional Picnic and addressed the nation on the Supreme Court’s decision on the Affordable Care Act, while his administration announced grants for cities hiring veterans as police officers, and spoke with students about college affordability.

President Barack Obama welcomes Stephanie Decker, her husband Joe Decker, and children Reese and Dominic, to the Oval Office, June 29, 2012. Decker lost her legs while saving her two children during a tornado in southern Indiana in March.

President Barack Obama welcomes Stephanie Decker, her husband Joe Decker, and children Reese and Dominic, to the Oval Office, June 29, 2012. Decker lost her legs while saving her two children during a tornado in southern Indiana in March.

President Obama Speaks on Health Reform

The Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act ensures hard-working, middle class families will get the security they deserve and protects every American from the worst insurance company abuses. June 28, 2012.

President Barack Obama autographs a banner while visiting a wounded service member at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., June 28, 2012.

President Barack Obama autographs a banner while visiting a wounded service member at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., June 28, 2012.