G-20 Summit

Friday, April 3, 2009

President Obama calls the G-20 Summit “a turning point” for the struggling global economy

G-20 Summit leading delegates gather for group photos 04/02/09    Chuck Kennedy/The White House    At a news conference yesterday President Barack Obama summed up the achievements of the G-20 Summit in London: “…  after weeks of preparation, and two days of careful negotiation, we have agreed on a series of unprecedented steps to restore growth and prevent a crisis like this from happening again.” […]
Wednesday, April 1, 2009

First couple meet Queen Elizabeth II

White House photo/Pete Souza   President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle enjoyed a private visit with Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, Prince Philip, today at Buckingham Palace. In a gift exchange, the Obamas gave the royals a special video iPod and a rare songbook by American composer Richard Rodgers. The British couple gifted the Obamas with a signed portrait of themselves. President Obama […]