President Obama Reflects on 2014 and Sets Stage for 2015

The entire US Senate will attend a briefing at the White House
The entire US Senate will attend a briefing at the White House

President Obama into 4th Quarter

WASHINGTON – NEWS – “This past year has been the strongest for job growth since the 1990s,” stated US President Obama. “Contributing to the nearly 11 million jobs added by our businesses over a 57-month streak. America is leading the rest of the world, in containing the spread of Ebola, degrading and ultimately destroying ISIL, and addressing the threat posed by climate change. And earlier this week, the President announced the most significant changes to our policy towards Cuba in over 50 years”.

“America’s resurgence is real” said the President.

In his weekly address, President Barack Obama reflected on the strides made by the U.S. in 2014. The President touted job growth, a stronger economy, and better paying jobs for contributing to a brighter future where Americans “Can enter the New Year with new confidence that America is making significant strides where it counts.”

Obama also said the U.S. is making an impact on the global front. “We’re leading the coalition to degrade and ultimately destroy ISIL. We’re leading the global fight to combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. We’re leading global efforts to address climate change.”

Obama renewed his commitment to work with the new Congress on priorities to make America’s economy stronger, but he did not rule out the use of executive action where he thinks it’s needed.

“A new future is ready to be written. We have set the stage for a new American moment, and I’m going to spend every minute of my last two years making sure we seize it.”

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