Archives for May 2014

Heads Roll at VA

By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com |AURN Heads are rolling at the VA including an accepted resignation from the head of the department Eric Shinseki in the midst of the VA hospital misconduct scandal. April Ryan was in the Briefing Room when President Obama made this mornings announcement. … [Read more...]

Opportunity for All: My Brother’s Keeper Blueprint for Action

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 30, 2014 FACT SHEET & REPORT: Opportunity for All: My Brother’s Keeper Blueprint for Action Please find attached the My Brother’s Keeper Task Force Report to the President. Over the past five years, the … [Read more...]

Obama Continues Foreign Policy Focus

By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com | AURN Foreign policy is a focus for  President Obama Next Week as he travels overseas as he furthers the points of the West Point. LISTEN:      … [Read more...]

VA Report Deadline Nears

By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com | AURN It is any minute now for the report on the VA.  White House Press Secretary Jay Carney says it is due at the end of the week which means it will be on the Presidents desk Friday or Saturday.  LISTEN:  … [Read more...]

Statement by Attorney General Holder on Maya Angelou

STATEMENT BY ATTORNEY GENERAL HOLDER ON THE PASSING OF MAYA ANGELOU WASHINGTON—Attorney General Eric Holder today issued the following statement on the passing of Maya Angelou: “I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Maya Angelou, a true national treasure whom I have admired greatly … [Read more...]

Statement by President George Bush on Maya Angelou

STATEMENT BY PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH ON MAYA ANGELOU Dallas, Texas – “Laura and I are saddened to learn of the death of Maya Angelou. She was among the most talented writers of our time. Her words inspired peace and equality and enriched the culture of our country. We are grateful for the work … [Read more...]

Statement from President Clinton on the Death of Maya Angelou

For Immediate Release: May 28, 2014 With Maya Angelou’s passing, America has lost a national treasure; and Hillary and I, a beloved friend. The poems and stories she wrote and read to us in her commanding voice were gifts of wisdom and wit, courage and grace. I will always be grateful for … [Read more...]

Statement by the President on the Passing of Maya Angelou

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 28, 2014 Statement by the President on the Passing of Maya Angelou When her friend Nelson Mandela passed away last year, Maya Angelou wrote that “No sun outlasts its sunset, but will rise again, and bring the … [Read more...]

Rev. Al Sharpton & NAN on the Passing of Maya Angelou

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--- Statement By Rev. Al Sharpton & National Action Network (NAN) On The Passing of Maya Angelou Wednesday, May 28, 2014 (New York, NY)— “Maya Angelou was the quintessential renaissance woman of the 20th century art and human rights movements. Not only was she a … [Read more...]

Remarks of President Barack Obama Graduation Ceremony West Point, New York

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary May 28, 2014 Remarks of President Barack Obama Graduation Ceremony West Point, New York May 28, 2014 As Prepared for Delivery – Good morning. Thank you, General Caslen, for that introduction. To General Trainor, General Clarke, and the … [Read more...]