Your Weekly Address

President Barack Obama intends to publish a weekly video address every Saturday morning of his presidency.

  • Weekly Address: Fighting for Trade Deals that Put American Workers First

    President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Map Room of the White House, April 24, 2015.

    President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Map Room of the White House, April 24, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

    In this week’s address, the President laid out why new, high-standards trade agreements are important for our economy, our businesses, our workers, and our values. These new trade deals are vital to middle-class economics -- the idea that this country does best when everybody gets their fair shot, everybody does their fair share, and everybody plays by the same set of rules. The President has been clear -- any deal he signs will be the most progressive trade agreement in our history with strong provisions for both workers and the environment. It would also level the playing field -- and when the playing field is level, American workers always win.

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