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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of topics, including trade promotion authority legislation, the shooting in Garland, Texas, and negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program.

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    Joint Chiefs of Staff Announcement

    President Obama announceed Marine Corps Commandant General Joseph Dunford as his choice to replace Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Army General Martin Dempsey. He also nominated Air Force General Paul Selva as the next vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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    2015 White House Cinco de Mayo Reception

    President Obama delivered remarks at a Cinco de Mayo celebratory reception in the White House’s East Room. He said that it was a good day to remember Mexican-American culture, and reaffirmed his commitment to comprehensive immigration reform.

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest responded to reporters' questions on a variety of topics, including trade promotion authority legislation, the shooting at a cartoon event in Texas, and the Iran nuclear negotiations.

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    White House State Dinner Grand Staircase Entrance

    President and Mrs. Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife were seen descending the White House grand staircase to the Entrance Hall of the White House as went to a state dinner.

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama talked about expanding access to education, and to spreading the joy of reading to more children and young adults. That day he announced a challenge to mayors, libraries, and school leaders to help every student get a library card; and commitments from libraries and major publishers to provide free e-Books for low-income students.

    He delivered his weekly address from the Anacostia Neighborhood Library in Washington, D.C., where he held a virtual event with children around the country April 30, 2015.

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    President Obama Meeting with Persecuted Journalists

    President Obama spoke to reporters after meeting with persecuted journalists to mark World Press Freedom Day. He spoke about the persecution the journalists there, Fatima Tilsova, Dieu Cay, and Simegnish Mengesha, and others had faced for their work and talked about the importance of a free press. He responded to a question about the news that six Baltimore police officers would be charged in the death of Freddie Gray.

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest responded to reporters' questions on a variety of topics, including the security situation in Yemen, nuclear negotiations with Iran, Russia’s actions in Ukraine, U.S. free trade agreements, and the potential location for President Obama’s presidential library.

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to their questions on a variety of topics.

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest responded to questions on a variety of issues, including law enforcement reforms, riots in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S. trade policy, the National Security Agency’s surveillance authority, and Iran’s nuclear program. Mr. Earnest said Senior Adviser Valerie Jarett was in contact with local officials in Baltimore and briefed President Obama on the situation. Mr. Earnest also defended the president’s use of the word “thugs” to describe those who were looting and destroying property in Baltimore.

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