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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest responded to questions from reporters on a variety of issues. 

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about the plan he announced earlier in the week calling on the Department of Labor to update rules to protect families and retirement funds from conflicts of interest by requiring financial advisers to put their clients' best interest before their own profits.

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    White House Daily Briefing

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

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest responded to questions from reporters on a variety of issues. Topics included Department of Homeland Security spending, Israel and Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech to Congress, and ISIS*

    *The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), also known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest responded to questions from reporters on a variety of issues, including relations with Qatar and remarks by Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald that he served in the U.S. Special Forces.

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    U.S.-Qatari Relations

    President Obama met with Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani for a bilateral meeting in the Oval Office about U.S.-Qatar relations. Afterwards, they spoke to reporters, stressing the importance of relations between the two nations especially as both collaborate together to fight ISIL* and terrorism. 

    *The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), an extremist Sunni militant group that began calling itself the Islamic State.

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    U.S. Foreign Policy Goals

    Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken talked about the Obama administration’s foreign policy priorities for 2015 and U.S. leadership in the world, saying that the administration was not retreating in its efforts and was more engaged than ever before. Topics included Iran’s nuclear program, relations with China and Russia, and the failed ceasefire agreement between Ukraine and Russia. 

    “Obama Foreign Policy Goals: Priorities for 2015” was an event at the Aspen Institute. At the beginning of the program there was a brief interchange with Colin Powell, who was on a previous panel.

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest responded to questions from reporters on a variety of topics. Funding for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was the dominant topic at the briefing. Funding was set to expire for the agency on February 27 if Congress is unable to pass a budget agreement.

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    President Obama Remarks to the Nation's Governors

    President Obama addressed governors who were in Washington, D.C. for the 2015 National Governors Association (NGA) Winter Meeting. He talked about what they effect on states and national security would be if Congress did not pass a bill to fund the Homeland Security Department beyond the February 27, 2015, deadline. He also spoke about economic progress and the work of various states on infrastructure, education, and paid sick leave, and he acknowledged the efforts of states to take up Medicaid expansion.

    Vice President Joe Biden and NGA Chair Governor John Hickenlooper (D-CO) made opening remarks.

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    Lincoln's Legacy and the 13th Amendment

    Panelists talked about the legacy of President Abraham Lincoln and the 13th amendment. Speakers and panelists included William “Bro” Adams, Allen Guelzo, Sidney Blumenthal, David Rubenstein, Lucas Morel, and Chief Judge Theodore McKee. This event also included a recorded video message from former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor.

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