Lindsay Holst joined the White House in September of 2013 and currently serves as Director of Digital Content. Prior to this role, she served as Deputy Email Director for the 2012 Obama for America campaign. Previously, she served as a writer at the Democratic National Committee and former campaign strategy firm MSHC Partners, and has occasionally tried her hand at screenwriting. A native of rural Pennsylvania, she is a graduate of Boston University.
President Obama commemorates Memorial Day by traveling to Arlington National Cemetery, laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and delivering remarks honoring our fallen troops.
The President made a surprise Memorial Day weekend visit to Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, where he thanked the troops and civilians stationed there for their service to our nation.
In this week’s address, President Obama commemorated Memorial Day by honoring the brave men and women in uniform who have given their lives in service to our country.
It was a busy week at the White House. This week, we got hyped for next week's White House Science Fair; the Bidens traveled to Romania and Cyprus; the President took an unexpected walk over to the Department of the Interior; a new National Monument was designated; and the President talked baseball and tourism in Cooperstown. Check out what else you may have missed in this week's wrap up.
President Obama signs a proclamation at the Department of the Interior designating the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks a National Monument.
The President was heading from the White House to the nearby Department of the Interior and decided to break with tradition and take a springtime walk.
On Friday afternoon, President Obama and Vice President Biden stopped by a local Shake Shack for burgers, and spoke briefly about the need for Congress to pass transportation funding.
The President is calling on Congress to pass a bill to put Americans to work repairing our crumbling roads and bridges — avoiding a crisis in the short term, and helping to position our economy for long-term growth.
In this week’s address, First Lady Michelle Obama honored all mothers on this upcoming Mother’s Day and offered her thoughts, prayers and support in the wake of the unconscionable terrorist kidnapping of more than 200 Nigerian girls.
While in Pittsburgh, the President met with several families who wrote letters about how the Affordable Care Act is benefiting their lives.