West Wing Week: 11/25/16 or, “Tater & Tot”

This week, the President wrapped up his final trip abroad, honored 21 Medal of Freedom recipients back at the White House, and pardoned his last Thanksgiving turkey. That’s November 18th through the 24th or, “Tater and Tot.”

President Obama Pardons the National Thanksgiving

President will pardon the National Thanksgiving Turkey in a ceremony in the Rose Garden. The President will celebrate the 69th anniversary of the National Thanksgiving Turkey presentation, reflect upon the time-honored traditions of Thanksgiving, and wish American families a safe and healthy
holiday.

President Obama Awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom

The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors.

11/22/16: White House Press Briefing

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

President Obama and Prime Minister Trudeau

Lima, Peru

President Obama and Prime Minister Turnbull

Lima, Peru

President Obama Holds a Press Conference

Lima, Peru

President Obama Holds a Bilateral Meeting with President Xi of China

Lima, Peru

President Obama Holds a YLAI Town Hall

Lima, Peru

President Obama Attends a Trans-Pacific Partnership

Lima, Peru