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Unfortunately, President Trump seems incapable of actually doing that.feedback
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Oct 17 2017 Trump Presidency
Josh Earnest has been quoted 188 times. The one recent article where Josh Earnest has been quoted is 'Scourge of our planet': an annotated guide to Donald Trump's UN speech. Most recently, Josh Earnest was quoted as having said, “To be blunt, I think it is foolish to try to goad or provoke or mock someone who in President Trump's own words is on a suicide mission.”.
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Jan 14 2017 - Russia

It depends on what they discussed.feedback

Jan 11 2017

There's ample evidence that they could marshal, to make public to refute those claims, those accusations that they say are baseless. But they refuse to do so. That kind of secrecy only serves to sow public doubt.feedback

Jan 11 2017 - Fake news

There's a discussion of this fake news phenomenon in the report as well. It's important to understand that the report that was compiled by the intelligence community goes beyond just the malicious cyber activity that Russia engaged in.feedback

Jan 09 2017

It seemed to me to be a fairly straightforward exercise of her First Amendment rights, as this is the United States.feedback

Jan 09 2017

These types of actions are certainly concerning and certainly risk escalating tensions.feedback

Jan 06 2017

I certainly feel confident in saying that is not material that was leaked to the public by the White House.feedback

Jan 05 2017 - US, Russia relations

The president has insisted that the intelligence community should not hesitate to present to the president what could be considered bad news, because a whitewashed assessment doesn't serve anybody well.feedback

Jan 04 2017

The decision he makes about that I think will have long-term consequences for the way he chooses to govern the country.feedback

Jan 04 2017 - Affordable Care Act

The more the people understand what's included in the Affordable Care Act and how they benefit from it, the more popular the program is, and the harder it is for Republicans to have political support for tearing it down. The president's message to them is that they should be out there telling the stories of their constituents who are benefiting from this law. I think that's certainly the most important thing they can do.feedback

Jan 04 2017 - Affordable Care Act

The president's priority and the president's motivation is rooted in looking out for the interest of the 22 million Americans whose healthcare would be taken away if Republicans repeal the Affordable Care Act.feedback

Jan 03 2017

I would expect at this point additional transfers to be announced before January 20.feedback

Jan 03 2017

I'm not aware that that assessment has changed. If it has changed it's something that will come from the intelligence community.feedback

Jan 03 2017

That's not draining the swamp.feedback

Dec 16 2016

You didn't need a security clearance to figure out who benefited from malicious Russian cyber activity.The president-elect didn't call it into question. He called on Russia to hack his opponent. He called on Russia to hack Secretary Clinton. So he certainly had a pretty good sense of whose side this activity was coming down on.feedback

Dec 16 2016

Only Russia's senior-most officials could have authorized these activities.feedback

Dec 15 2016

Those comments are deeply troubling, and they certainly are at odds with the Philippine government's stated commitment to due process and rule of law.feedback

Dec 15 2016

I'm not aware of any change in plan for the deployment.feedback

Dec 15 2016

If the incoming administration determines that they want to base their policy on something other than science, it looks like they're going to get at least four years to try that out and we'll have an opportunity to see how it works.feedback

Dec 15 2016 - Trump-Putin

I don't think anybody at the White House thinks it's funny that an adversary of the United States engaged in malicious cyber activity to destabilize our democracy. That's not a joke.feedback

Dec 15 2016

It's pretty obvious.feedback

Dec 15 2016 - Iran

If Congress does blow up the deal that prevents Iran from getting a nuclear weapon, they're going to have to deal with the consequences, and the consequences are grave.feedback

Dec 12 2016 - Taiwan

Disrupting this policy, could have a disruptive effect on our ability to work with China in those areas where our interests do align. That reflects the high priority that China puts on the policy and on Taiwan.feedback

Dec 09 2016 - Sanctions

The experts at the Department of Treasury that are responsible for constructing and enforcing the sanctions regime will carefully look at a transaction like this.feedback

Dec 09 2016

Members who were running for re-election got to go home and say ... we'll take care of it when we come back after the elections.' Well, here we are.feedback

Dec 08 2016

The regulatory work that's being done in this administration is not going to be characterized by a last-minute rush on the way out the door. I think what it will be characterized by is a continuous and persistent effort to complete the work that's already been started.feedback

Dec 08 2016

Republicans are bragging about the kind of support they have from workers in coal country, particularly retirees in coal country, and now are prepared to just extend their health care for five months.feedback

Dec 06 2016

Some of the statistics that have been cited, shall we say, don't appear to reflect the nature of the financial arrangement between Boeing and the Department of Defense.feedback

Dec 06 2016 - Terrorism

The strategy that President Obama has put in place is more effective, it keeps us safe, it has fewer American men and women in harm's way, and it costs American taxpayers a lot less.feedback

Dec 06 2016 - Christian Democratic Union of Germany

There certainly is a not entirely unreasonable tendency to want to loop together the outcome in the U.K. and even the outcome of the U.S. presidential election with this outcome. But each of these is different.feedback

Dec 05 2016 - Taiwan

I'll leave that to them to explain.feedback

Dec 01 2016

I'm sure we'll take a look.feedback

Nov 30 2016

So many hundreds and hundreds of companies are doing this. We have to stop our jobs from being stolen from us. We have to stop our companies from leaving the United States.feedback

Nov 30 2016

Unfortunately, for those of you wondering, Bob Dylan will not be at the White House today, so everybody can relax.feedback

Nov 28 2016

It's just not as simple as one tweet might make it seem. To cancel all of that would deal a significant economic blow to those Cuban citizens.feedback

Nov 15 2016

The view of Democratic and Republican presidents has been that the robust health of those alliances makes America safer. And presidents in both parties have been committed to investing in those alliances, and that certainly is what's happened in the past.feedback

Nov 11 2016

The president believes that's a right that should be protected. It is a right that should be exercised without violence. There are people who are disappointed.feedback

Nov 10 2016

We would be focused on ... maximizing the opportunity that currently is available for millions of Americans to go to healthcare.gov during the open enrollment period and sign up for healthcare.feedback

Nov 10 2016

The two men did not relitigate their differences in the Oval Office. We're on to the next phase.feedback

Nov 10 2016

It's not surprising people are disappointed in the outcome.feedback

Nov 10 2016

That commitment has served our country very well for more than two centuries. And the president is hopeful that it will continue.feedback

Nov 10 2016

There is a tradition, particularly with regard to executive agreements, of successive presidents preserving some element of continuity. I don't know whether or not that will fly in this case.feedback

Nov 10 2016

And I think it's going to be a difficult – again, less than 12 hours after the outcome of the election is known– it's difficult to offer a lot of precision in answering those questions today.feedback

Nov 09 2016

President Barack Obama hopes the U.S. tradition of people in power not using the criminal justice system against their opponents will continue.feedback

Nov 09 2016

This administration will be committed to implementing those policies through January 20th, and we will live up to the commitments that we have made in each of those areas as we do so.feedback

Nov 09 2016

I'm not saying it's going to be an easy meeting.feedback

Nov 04 2016 - Kurds

Our deep concerns have already been expressed by senior U.S. officials to their Turkish counterparts.feedback

Nov 04 2016 - Kurds

This comes on the heels of what appears to be an increase in official pressure on opposition media outlets in Turkey.feedback

Nov 01 2016

I think we can all agree on that.feedback

Nov 01 2016

I'll neither defend nor criticize what Director Comey has decided to communicate to the public about this investigation.feedback

Oct 31 2016

He's in a tough spot, and he's the one who will be in a position to defend his actions in the face of significant criticism from a variety of legal experts, including individuals who served in senior Department of Justice positions in administrations that were led by presidents in both parties.feedback

Oct 31 2016

The president's assessment of his [Comey's] character has not changed. The president doesn't believe he is secretly strategizing to help one candidate or one political party. He's in a tough spot.feedback

Oct 31 2016

The president believes that our democracy has been very well served for more than two centuries by officials at the Department of Justice and the FBI observing longstanding traditions that limit public discussion of investigations, whether an election is around the corner or not.feedback

Oct 28 2016 - Department of Homeland Security

There's nothing that President Putin had to say today that I find particularly surprising or that in any way undermines the president's confidence in the analysis that's been released by the Department of Homeland Security and the intelligence community.feedback

Oct 27 2016

We don't know yet that it was the Assad regime or the Russians that carried out the air strike, but we know it was one of the two. Even if it was the Assad regime that carried it out, the Assad regime is only in a position to carry out those kind of attacks because they are supported by the Russian government.feedback

Oct 25 2016

First of all, this is something members of Congress (were) confronted with two years ago, and as with so many other things, failed to engage in a kind of constructive effort that could make things better for the country. We're not going to hold service members responsible, unfairly, for unethical conduct or fraud perpetuated by someone else.feedback

Oct 25 2016 - AT&T

The president would hope and expect that regulators would carefully consider the potential impact of this deal on consumers.feedback

Oct 25 2016

There will be a very strong case to make to the Senate about why they should approve this agreement, if in fact their approval is necessary.feedback

Oct 22 2016

But based on what you've read me that seems to be a change in tone that is more consistent with the seven decade-long alliance between the United States and the Philippines.feedback

Oct 21 2016

It's appropriate that people might be suspicious of their motives.feedback

Oct 21 2016

This operation demonstrated that coastal states may not unlawfully restrict the navigation rights, freedoms and lawful uses of the sea that the United States and all states are entitled to exercise under international law.feedback

Oct 20 2016

That added competition in all 50 states would, we believe, have the effect of further challenging private health insurance companies to improve their offerings and reduce their prices.feedback

Oct 17 2016

That's consistent with the values that we lift up in this country. There is no justification for the use of violence to advance a political agenda.feedback

Oct 17 2016

Dislodging them from the city would be a significant strategic gain.feedback

Oct 13 2016 - FLOTUS

The real value of having somebody as high-profile as the president or the first lady on the stump campaigning for you is that you don't have to also go there in order to get attention. You've got somebody else there who can make a forceful case in support of your candidacy.feedback

Oct 12 2016

The president has talked before about the significant capabilities that the U.S. government has to both defend our systems in the United States but also carry out offensive operations in other countries. So there are a range of responses that are available to the president and he will consider a response that is proportional.feedback

Oct 11 2016

It is certainly possible that the president can choose response options that we never announce.feedback

Oct 05 2016

All of that combined would explain why the United States is so disappointed and even sharply critical of this decision announced by the Israeli government.feedback

Oct 05 2016

I guess when we're talking about how good friends treat one another, that's a source of serious concern as well.feedback

Oct 04 2016

And we have seen a sustained commitment on the part of Republicans to trying to tear down that law.feedback

Oct 03 2016

The good news is that all sides, including the voters, I think are still focused on trying to reach this negotiated peace.feedback

Oct 03 2016 - US, Russia relations

What is clear is that there is nothing more for the United States and Russia to talk about with regard to stopping the ongoing violence in Syria and that is unfortunate.feedback

Sep 29 2016

We don't know what the cause of the high rate of speed was.feedback

Sep 29 2016

Within minutes of casting their vote to put that bill into law you had members of the U.S. Senate write a letter expressing deep concern about the potential impact of the bill they just passed.feedback

Sep 28 2016

I don't think the president should avoid traveling to a military base just because it's an election year. If anything, in the midst of an election year, we should have all that much more appreciation for the service and sacrifice that's made by our men and women in uniform and their families.feedback

Sep 27 2016

The speaker of the House says he opposes adding funding for Flint to the continuing resolution and believes that it should be handled in the water resources bill. But it's not included in the water resources bill that's advancing through the House. And then he has the nerve to suggest that it's Democrats who are the ones causing problems.feedback

Sep 23 2016

As we've made this case, members of Congress in both parties have indicated that they are open to the concerns that we've expressed ? in many cases, they share them. And the real question for members of Congress will be whether or not they're prepared to cast a vote that is consistent with the views and feelings that they express in private.feedback

Sep 21 2016 - Terrorism

It does appear this was an act of terrorism.feedback

Sep 21 2016

We're aware of the reports but don't have any comment at this time.feedback

Sep 20 2016

White House officials and other senior officials on the president's national security team have engaged members of Congress and their staffs in both parties in both houses.feedback

Sep 20 2016 - Terrorism

We're going to continue that engagement up to and through the president vetoing this legislation in the hopes that we can find an alternative that preserves the effective response that we've already designed to counter state sponsors of terrorism rather than leaving that designation subject to individual decisions by individual judges.feedback

Sep 16 2016

We have been pleased to see the Turkish pursue this kind of decisive, strategically significant action that will aid our efforts.feedback

Sep 16 2016

We're in unexplored territory here, and the president is quite interested in trying to establish international norms.feedback

Sep 16 2016

I'll let the FBI speak to what evidence they have amassed, but I think they're also cognizant of the fact that as soon as they make a declaration like that, most people are going to understandably be interested in seeing that evidence. And some of that evidence may not be something we want to show.feedback

Sep 16 2016 - Trans Pacific Partnership

I think the real stumbling block, the real impediment, the obstacle here is (the U.S.) Congress.feedback

Sep 15 2016

The United States has not made a formal determination in public about who may or may not be responsible.feedback

Sep 13 2016 - NSA

Snowden is charged with "serious crimes, and it's the policy of the administration that Mr. Snowden should return to the United States and face those charges.feedback

Sep 13 2016

The president does a lot of influence over a large number of voters that haven't previously been regularly engaged in politics.feedback

Sep 12 2016

I think it's an indication of how important elections are.feedback

Sep 12 2016 - Refugees

Italy is one of our closest and strongest allies and we cooperate across a range of shared interests from addressing climate change and the global refugee crisis, to promoting global security and inclusive economic growth.feedback

Sep 12 2016

I do anticipate the president would veto this legislation when it is presented to him.feedback

Sep 12 2016

It's not hard to imagine other countries using this law as an excuse to haul U.S. diplomats or U.S. service members or even U.S. companies into courts all around the world.feedback

Sep 09 2016

It's difficult to imagine the president signing this legislation. That continues to be true.feedback

Sep 03 2016

The president will ... lead the discussion at the G-20 about combating tax avoidance strategies that are implemented by some multinational corporations.feedback

Sep 01 2016 - G20

But I would anticipate that this is an issue that the President will engage in, in the context of discussions at the G20.feedback

Sep 01 2016

We know that Canada shares our views about the importance of transparency and good governance when it comes to these kinds of international institutions.feedback

Aug 30 2016 - Kurds

The United States welcomes the overnight calm between the Turkish military and other counter-ISIL forces in Syria.feedback

Aug 30 2016

I anticipate that when he travels to Europe in mid-September that they'll be engaged in substantive discussions and hopefully will be able to make some additional progress.feedback

Aug 30 2016 - Unilateralism

Apple could deduct the payment from those back taxes to the amount owed the United States government.feedback

Aug 30 2016

The US is committed to tax fairness and we want to insure that the kinds of agreements you reach with other countries are not manipulated to allow certain companies to shirk their responsibilities.feedback

Aug 24 2016

The President is quite proud that this piece of beautiful land in the United States will be protected for generations to come.feedback

Aug 24 2016

The administration worked very closely with the officials in Maine, both to reach this determination and to make sure that the concerns that were raised by Mainers in the area were addressed.feedback

Aug 23 2016

We want to keep that kind of charitable work moving. This is an opportunity for the American people to make a donation to this effort.feedback

Aug 23 2016

Survivors of flooding aren't well served by political discussion.feedback

Aug 23 2016

I think the effectiveness of the response thus far speaks for itself. And I think frankly, it's the most effective way to answer any of the politically motivated criticism that the president has faced.feedback

Aug 17 2016

The president has confidence in the integrity of our electoral process, and everybody else should too.feedback

Aug 03 2016 - Zika

We'll certain rely on the advice of experts in making decisions about the most effective strategies to deploy to fight the mosquito population.feedback

Jul 20 2016 - Turkey

The president's expectation is that people from Turkey want to see a full investigation and accountability for those who are complicit.feedback

Jul 19 2016

This provocation only serves to increase the international community's resolve to countering the DPRK's prohibited activities. North Korea is isolated like never before. The international community is united like never before and hopefully that will lead to a situation where North Korea makes a strategic decision to come out of the shadows of the international community and try to rejoin the international community.feedback

Jul 19 2016 - Supreme Court

Now, despite Chief Judge Garland's extraordinary qualifications, Republicans in the Senate have refused to do their job, and Chief Judge Garland's nomination has now been pending longer than any Supreme Court nominee in history who's nomination was not otherwise withdrawn.feedback

Jul 12 2016

We certainly would urge all parties not to use this as an opportunity to engage in escalatory or provocative action.feedback

Jul 05 2016

(He) has developed a deep appreciation for her toughness under fire and her commitment to a set of values that the president shares... Those values are principally the reason the president believes that she is the best person to succeed him.feedback

Jul 01 2016

Both the president and the attorney general understand how important is it for the Justice Department to conduct investigations that are free of political interference. It has been a "bedrock principle since our country's founding.feedback

Jun 29 2016

The Istanbul airport, like the Brussels airport that was attacked earlier this year, is a symbol of international connections and the ties that bind nations together.feedback

Jun 28 2016 - Zika

They need that money right now.feedback

Jun 28 2016

There's just no there there.feedback

Jun 23 2016 - Zika

Once again, Republicans have put political games ahead of the health and safety of the American people, particularly pregnant women and their babies. This plan from Congressional Republicans is four months late and nearly a billion dollars short of what our public health experts have said is necessary to do everything possible to fight the Zika virus and steals funding from other health priorities.feedback

Jun 16 2016

The president recognizes that he is a symbol for the rest of the country. But it would be impossible for him not to be personally affected by these kinds of conversations.feedback

Jun 09 2016

We urge leaders in both parties to build on today's bipartisan momentum and help Puerto Rico move toward lasting economic prosperity.feedback

Jun 09 2016

I assure you that Sen. Sanders was not surprised. the video was recorded on Tuesday.feedback

Jun 06 2016

Certainly somebody who claims a majority of the pledged and superdelegates has a strong case to make. once voters weigh in on Tuesday, we may be in a position where we have much greater sense of what the outcome is likely to be.feedback

Jun 02 2016

The president thanked the pilot for his service to the country and expressed his relief that the pilot was not seriously injured.feedback

May 20 2016 - Egypt

The United States stands ready to provide our full support and resources to the governments of Egypt and France as they investigate this incident.feedback

May 19 2016 - Egypt

US national security and aviation experts have been in touch with their counterparts in France and Egypt to offer assistance. Many of you all have probably also seen the announcement from the Department of Defense that the United States Navy is working to deploy a P-3 Orion aircraft to provide support for the search of the missing jetliner.feedback

May 19 2016

It's too early to definitively say what may have caused this disaster. The investigation is under way. And investigators will consider all of the potential factors that could have contributed to the crash.feedback

May 18 2016

This legislation would change long standing international law regarding sovereign immunity, and the President of the United States continues to harbour serious concerns that this legislation would make the United States vulnerable in other court systems around the world.feedback

May 17 2016

We have to consider the significant unintended consequences of moving forward with legislation like this. It could put the U.S. at risk around the world… it is a dangerous proposition.feedback

May 14 2016 - Homosexuality

Mr. Fanning is somebody that has extensive experience at the Department of Defense. He's served in a number of roles there. And he would bring that experience and that judgment to the secretary's office. The president believes that he is exactly the right person for the job. And it's unconscionable for Republicans to continue to block his nomination for no good reason.feedback

May 12 2016 - Zika

It could not be clearer that Congress needs to take action to help our states and our local officials fight the Zika virus. That is critical for health and safety of the American people.feedback

May 12 2016

The Republican-led House of Representatives, which brought the case, ultimately would lose. It's unfortunate that Republicans have resorted to a taxpayer-funded lawsuit to re-fight a political fight that they keep losing. They've been losing this fight for six years, and they'll lose it again.feedback

May 12 2016

It's unfortunate that Republicans have resorted to a taxpayer-funded lawsuit to re-fight a political fight that they keep losing. They've been losing this fight for six years and they'll lose it again.feedback

May 12 2016

Frankly, at this point, given the delays and given the heightened stakes, we welcome any sort of forward momentum in Congress.feedback

May 12 2016

Certainly some of the challenges that they're facing right now could be alleviated if they got all of the funding that we would like to see them have. So once again, a problem that people have noticed can be traced back pretty directly to the inability of Republicans in Congress to govern the country.feedback

May 11 2016

It's hard to look back and second guess him too much. he thought Truman's paramount concern was America's national security, and that the question should be left to historians.feedback

May 05 2016

There is no justifiable excuse for carrying out an air strike against innocent civilians who have already once fled their homes to escape violence. These individuals are in the most desperate situation imaginable, and there is no justification for carrying out military action that's targeting them.feedback

May 03 2016

There are additional resources that could be used to make some changes to their aging water infrastructure and to provide additional assistance to help the city of Flint recover and rebuild. Unfortunately, we've seen Republicans refuse to embrace that responsibility, and that's unfortunate.feedback

Apr 14 2016 - Nigeria

Unfortunately there have been thousands of people kidnapped in Nigeria.feedback

Apr 13 2016

In some ways, it's akin to passing out umbrellas in advance of a hurricane. It's not going to do anything to help local communities across the country. It doesn't include any funding.feedback

Apr 09 2016 - US, Russia relations

Everybody's patience with Russia has run out. They've also spent a great deal of credibility in making a series of commitments without any clear indication that they were committed to following them.feedback

Apr 04 2016 - NATO

There are some NATO countries that meet that and some that don't.feedback

Mar 30 2016 - Nuclear weapons

Mr. Trump's suggestion that somehow we should encourage our allies in South Korea to develop nuclear weapons is directly contrary to a policy that the United States has long pursued and that the international community has long supported.feedback

Mar 28 2016 - Human Rights

The fact that the former president felt compelled to respond so forcefully to the president's visit, I think is an indication of the significant impact of President Obama's visit to Cuba. The president made clear time and time again both in private meetings with President Castro, but also in public when he delivered a speech to the Cuban people, that the U.S. commitment to human rights is rock solid and that's not going to change.feedback

Mar 19 2016

Obama "did not indicate or specify a preference in the race. As Democrats move through this competitive primary process, we need to be mindful of the fact that our success in November in electing a Democratic president will depend on the commitment and ability of the Democratic party to come together behind our nominee.feedback

Feb 29 2016

The president has relied on Brian in a variety of critical situations to do important work and to take on important projects.feedback

Feb 22 2016 - US, Russia relations

We know there are a lot of obstacles and there are sure to be some setbacks. After all, for years we have been trying to reach a diplomatic resolution to the many problems that plague that nation, which has broken apart. But this is a moment of opportunity.feedback

Feb 03 2016

It has been a transparent strategy on the part of Republicans to play on people's anxieties, to target religious minorities to advance their political ambition.feedback

Feb 03 2016 - Islamophobia

It's just offensive to a lot of Americans who recognize that those kinds of cynical political tactics run directly contrary to the values that we hold dear in this country. And I think the president is looking forward to the opportunity to make that point.feedback

Feb 03 2016

They all have their own story to tell about the way that they contribute to and enrich the communities in which they live.feedback

Feb 02 2016

We've made clear that some of the items that we have prioritized are things that they strongly support in their own right.feedback

Feb 02 2016

I feel confident in telling you that the international community would regard a step like that by the North Koreans as just another irresponsible provocation and a clear violation of their international obligations.feedback

Feb 02 2016

I don't know how seriously that is being considered.feedback

Jan 29 2016

That is a decision to be made solely by independent prosecutors. But again, based on what we know from the Department of Justice, it does not seem to be headed in that direction.feedback

Jan 19 2016 - EPA

The situation is anything but being ignored by the White House.feedback

Jan 15 2016

The governor has made a request through the formal process, and that's a request that we'll consider expeditiously.feedback

Jan 12 2016

The capture of Mr. Guzman has been a high priority for both Mexico and the United States.feedback

Jan 04 2016 - Persian Gulf

The U.S. is concerned about the situation and wants Saudi Arabia and Iran to show restraint.feedback

Jan 03 2016

It's the people's facility – owned by the people. And it has been provided for us to be able to come together and unite in making a hard stand against this overreach – this taking of the people's land and resources.feedback

Dec 09 2015

They should say right now that they would not support Donald Trump for president. What he said is disqualifying. And any Republican who is too fearful of the Republican base to admit it, has no business serving as president either.feedback

Dec 09 2015

Donald Trump sounds more like a leader of a lynch mob than a great nation like ours. He and others are playing into the hands of ISIS.feedback

Dec 04 2015

Again, there are significant resources, investigative resources that are being dedicated of getting to the bottom of what exactly transpired, to learning as much as we possibly can about the shooters, about their foreign travel, about their foreign contacts, about their use of social media, about their potential motives. And that work is well underway.feedback

Nov 24 2015 - Department of Homeland Security

This is a time when the French people are grieving knowing that they can count on the most powerful country in the world to have their back, as they determine what is necessary to strengthen homeland security in their own country.feedback

Oct 05 2015 - Taliban

The scale of this tragedy is significant enough… So there are actually three different investigation ongoing. Each of these investigations will be aimed at trying to get as much accuracy as possible around the details of what transpired and the lead up to this tragedy.feedback

Oct 01 2015 - Hezbollah

If true, and the reports are coming from a variety of sources, it would be a rather apt and even powerful illustration of how Russia military intervention inside of Syria, focused on an indiscriminate bombing of Syrian opposition targets has worsened the sectarian conflict there.feedback

Sep 21 2015 - EPA

It's fair to say that we are quite concerned by some of the reports that we have seen about the conduct of this particular company but ultimately this is the responsibility of the EPA to take a look at it and that is exactly what they are doing.feedback

Sep 19 2015

There are consequences for their ability to govern the country, and there are the consequences at the ballot box too, because I'm confident that voters are paying attention.feedback

Sep 16 2015 - Russia

What we would prefer to see form the Russian is a more constructive engagement with the 60 member coalition, that's led by the united States, that's focused on degrading and ultimately destroying ISIL. We would welcome Russia's participation in that effort. As we've said before we continue to believe that their efforts to support Assad, and continue to offer him support, are destabilising and counterproductive.feedback

Sep 09 2015

We are aware of reports that Russia may have deployed military personnel and aircraft to Syria, and we are monitoring those reports quite closely. Any military support to the Assad regime for any purpose, whether it's in the form of military personnel, aircraft supplies, weapons, or funding, is both destabilising and counterproductive.feedback

Jan 29 2015

There are a variety of concerns that we have with the way that the Castro regime treats political dissidents, the way that they treat individuals who are trying to freely express their views. Even the way that they treat some reporters.feedback

Jan 29 2015

It's clear that there are a wide variety of disagreements between the United States and Cuba, and more directly, between the US government and our values and the Cuban government and the values that they so often fail to codify.feedback

Dec 19 2014

There is evidence to indicate that we have seen destructive activity with malicious intent initiated by a serious actor and it is being treated by those investigative agencies, both at the FBI and the Department of Justice, as seriously as you would expect.feedback

Oct 27 2014

We want to make sure that whatever policies are put in place in this country to protect the American public do not serve as a disincentive to doctors and nurses from this country volunteering to travel to West Africa to treat Ebola patients.feedback

Sep 02 2014

Our thoughts and prayers are with Mr Sotloff and his family.feedback

Dec 12 2013

We're still gathering facts and consulting with General Idris and the Supreme Military Council staff to inventory the status of US equipment and supplies that had been provided to the SMC.feedback

Dec 12 2013

As a result of this situation, as you pointed out, the United States has suspended all further deliveries of non-lethal assistance into Northern Syria. At the same time, it's important for people to understand that our humanitarian assistance, which is distributed through international and non-governmental organisations, including the United Nations, is not affected by this suspension.feedback

Aug 20 2013

They gave us a heads up and this is something they did not do at our direction and it's not something we were involved with. This is something they did on their own.feedback

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