West Wing Week: 12/30/16 or, “Thanks, Obama!”

Welcome to the “best of” edition of your West Wing Week. This week, we’re bringing you our favorite moments that we at the White House caught on camera in 2016. What better way to kick off 2017?

President Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Abe’s Historic Visit to Pearl Harbor

President Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made a historic visit to Pearl Harbor to honor those lost and celebrate America’s post-war alliance with Japan.

President Obama Participates in a Wreath Laying Ceremony at Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor, HI

President Obama Delivers Remarks With Prime Minister Abe

Pearl Harbor, HI

President Obama Speaks to Troops at Marine Corps Base Hawaii

On Christmas Day, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama visited servicemembers and military families at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, and thanked them for their dedication and sacrifices. December 25, 2016.

Happy Holidays from The White House

The President and First Lady sit to record their first Holiday Address in the White House on December 22, 2009.

First Lady Michelle Obama reacts while talking on the phone to children across the country as part of the annual NORAD Tracks Santa program. Mrs. Obama answered the phone calls from Kailua, Hawaii, Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, 2016.

First Lady Michelle Obama reacts while talking on the phone to children across the country as part of the annual NORAD Tracks Santa program. Mrs. Obama answered the phone calls from Kailua, Hawaii, Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, 2016.

Weekly Address: Merry Christmas from the President and the First Lady

In this week’s address, the President and the First Lady wished all Americans a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays.

White House Summit on Building the Tech Workforce of Tomorrow

Over 100 technologists and community leaders are joining the White House in celebrating the progress that communities have made to expand tech training and make the technology labor market more inclusive.

Weekly Address: Ensuring a Fair and Competitive Marketplace

In this week’s address, President Obama discussed the importance of fair competition in the marketplace.