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  • Obama to sign enhanced Israel security act

    July 26, 2012 | 3:19 pm

    President Obama will sign a bill to strengthen security cooperation between the United States and Israel.

    Obama will sign the Enhanced Security Cooperation Act of 2012 on Friday, said Tommy Vietor, the spokesman for the National Security Council.

    “The bill deepens our security...

  • White House ‘regrets’ reference to ‘Polish death camp’

    May 30, 2012 | 1:53 pm

    The White House expressed its regrets about President Obama’s use of the term “Polish death camp.”

    In a statement Wednesday morning, Tommy Vietor, the spokesman for the U.S. National Security Council, said the president “misspoke” during his presentation of a posthumous Medal of...

  • White House confirms receipt of Pollard clemency letter

    January 6, 2011 | 10:32 am

    President Obama has received a letter from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, requesting clemency for convicted spy-for-Israel Jonathan Pollard.

    “I think it is important to underscore that Mr. Pollard was convicted of some of the most serious crimes that anybody can be...