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24
Mar
15

The President’s Day

President Obama meets with Afghan President Ghani in the Oval Office. This marks the first meeting between the two presidents at the White House following the 2014 presidential election, which produced the first democratic transfer of power in Afghanistan’s history

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U.S. President Obama speaks at a joint news conference at the White House in Washington

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Boston Globe: US To Slow Troop Withdrawal From Afghanistan

President Barack Obama announced Tuesday that the U.S. will slow its military withdrawal from Afghanistan, maintaining 9,800 troops in the country through the end of 2015 instead of cutting the number by about half as originally planned. ‘‘Afghanistan remains a very dangerous place,’’ Obama said in explaining his decision at a press conference after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s first visit to the White House since his election six months ago.

Obama added that the size of the U.S. troop presence for 2016 will be decided later this year. Ghani had asked Obama to slow the withdrawal because Afghan security forces are bracing for a tough spring fighting season and are also contending with Islamic State fighters looking to recruit on their soil. The original plan was to cut the U.S. force to 5,500 by the end of this year. ‘‘This visit is an opportunity to begin a new chapter between our two nations,’’ Obama said after meeting with Ghani in the Oval Office.

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Secretary of State John Kerry and National Security Advisor Susan Rice listen during the press conference

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U.S. Secretary of State Kerry greets Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah prior to joint news conference at the White House in Washington

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U.S. President Obama reacts to comment by Afghanistan President Ghani during joint news conference at the White House in Washington

U.S. President Obama and Afghanistan President Ghani depart a joint news conference at the White House in Washington

28
Jan
15

The President’s Day

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President Barack Obama and Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel embrace during a farewell ceremony for Hagel at Fort Myer in Arlington, Virginia. Hagel is stepping down once his replacement, Ashton Carter, has been confirmed.

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U.S. President Barack Obama hugs outgoing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel during a farewell ceremony at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Virginia,

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U.S. President Obama and Vice President Biden attend a farewell ceremony for Defense Secretary Hagel at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Virginia

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14
Jan
15

Rise and Shine

On This Day: First Lady Michelle Obama and Maya Angelou at the BET Honors at the Warner Theater, January 14, 2012

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Today (all times CT)

1:45: The President arrives in Iowa

2:25: Attends a fiber optic splicing demonstration; Cedar Falls Utilities, Cedar Falls

2:40: Delivers remarks on high-speed broadband access; Cedar Falls Utilities

6:45 EST: Arrives White House

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The President’s Tuesday – by Nerdy

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President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) in Arlington, Virginia. President Obama discussed efforts to improve the government’s ability to collaborate with industry to combat cyber threats

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With Secretary of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson

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On This Day

President Obama delivers remarks to the House Democratic Caucus retreat at the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center January 14, 2010 in Washington, D.C

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President Obama, along with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, former President Bill Clinton, and Richard Holbrooke’s widow, Kati Marton, watch from backstage as a slide show of pictures are displayed during a memorial service for Holbrooke at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., Jan. 14, 2011 (Photo by Pete Souza)

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First Lady Michelle Obama and Maya Angelou at the BET Honors at the Warner Theater, January 14, 2012

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President Obama talks with 2013 NBA Champion Miami Heat players Dwyane Wade, left, and LeBron James in the Blue Room prior to a ceremony honoring the team on winning their second straight Championship title, in the East Room of the White House, Jan. 14, 2014 (Photo by Pete Souza)

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