Weekly Address: Pass the USA Freedom Act

In this week’s address, the President addressed critical pieces of national security business that remained unfinished when the Senate left town. This Sunday at midnight, key tools used to protect against terrorist threats are set to expire.

5/29/15: White House Press Briefing

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

The President Meets with Attorney General Lynch

President Obama delivers remarks to the press after a meeting with Attorney General Loretta Lynch, May 29, 2015.

The Washington Monument this evening.

Garlic flowers in the White House garden this evening. Update: apparently chamomile amongst the garlic.

Fennel in the White House garden this evening.

President Obama lights a candle during a visit to the Shrine of Our Lady of Charity in Miami. The President visited the church to pay his respects to the Cuban American diaspora that worship there and honor the sacrifices that Cuban Americans have made in their pursuit of liberty and opportunity.

White House beekeeper Charlie Brandts.

White House beekeeper Charlie Brandts and executive pastry chef Susie Morrison at the White House beehive today.

Bees above the White House south lawn.