White House Weekly Address: Preserving and Strengthening Medicare


President Obama speaks to the American people about the critical need to strengthen and preserve Medicare for our seniors and future generations.

This week, The White House held an historic, first-ever Kids’ State Dinner; hosted Americorps, School Improvement Grantees, and Presidential Innovation Fellows. The President held a news conference and spoke with regional reporters about the need for Congress to agree on a balanced deficit reduction plan; and the First Lady made a major veterans hiring announcement in Jacksonville, Florida. That’s August 17th to 24th or, “The Historic, First-Ever Kids’ State Dinner Edition!”