President Obama Speaks on the Recovery of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

In the White House Rose Garden, President Obama delivers a statement about the recovery of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl — an American soldier who has spent nearly five years in captivity in Afghanistan. May 31, 2014.

“It’s a good day.” —President Obama to Bob and Jani Bergdahl on the recovery of their son, Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who spent nearly five years in captivity during the war in Afghanistan

Reducing Carbon Pollution in Our Power Plants

In this week’s address, President Obama discussed new actions by the Environmental Protection Agency to cut dangerous carbon pollution, a plan that builds on the efforts already taken by many states, cities and companies.

5/30/14: White House Press Briefing

White House Press Briefings are conducted most weekdays from the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room in the West Wing.

Previewing the President’s Trip to Europe

Ben Rhodes, Deputy National Security Advisor to President Obama, previews the President’s upcoming trip to Poland, Belgium and France.

President Obama Attends a Hurricane Preparedness Meeting

The President delivers remarks at a hurricane preparedness briefing at the FEMA headquarters in Washington, D.C., May 30, 2014.

President Obama Announces Josh Earnest Will Replace Jay Carney

During the White House Press Briefing, the President announces that current Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest will replace Jay Carney as Press Secretary, May 30, 2014.

President Obama Talks About My Brother’s Keeper

President Obama meets with the My Brother’s Keeper Task Force and discusses their 90-day report, May 30, 2014.

A new addition to the Roosevelt Room of the White House: a bust of Eleanor Roosevelt. A modern casting from Alva Museum Reproductions; after a 1963 work by Victor Lamkay. Medium: alvastone with bronze-toned patina.

West Wing Week: 5/30/14 or, “I Love These Kids!”

Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that’s happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, and beyond. This week, the President nominated two new Cabinet Secretaries, honored servicemembers for Memorial Day, hosted the fourth-ever Science Fair and the first-ever Concussion Summit, and traveled to West Point, to graduate 1,000 brand-new Army officers. That’s May 23rd to May 29th or, “I Love These Kids!”