Timeline of the presidency of Barack Obama (2012)

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The following is a timeline of the Presidency of Barack Obama, from January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012. For his time as President-elect, see the Presidential transition of Barack Obama; for a detailed account of his first months in office, see First 100 days of Barack Obama's presidency; for a complete itinerary of his travels, see List of presidential trips made by Barack Obama.

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

  • May 1 – President Obama makes a previously unannounced visit to Afghanistan.[30]
  • May 8 – The President delivers the keynote address at the Asian-Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS] 18th gala dinner.[31]
  • May 9 – President Obama announces his support of same-sex marriage.[32]
  • May 18 – President Obama hosts bilateral meetings, discussing French troop withdrawals from Afghanistan, with French President Francois Hollande prior to Camp David talks.[33]
  • May 18–19 – The President hosts a meeting of the leaders of the G8 nations at Camp David.[34]
  • May 31 – President Obama signs a bill re-authorizing the Export-Import Bank's charter and increasing the spending cap from $110B to $140B.[35]

June[edit]

July[edit]

  • July 6 – President Obama signs the Surface Transportation Bill (HR4348) bill into law.[44]
  • July 23 – Mr Obama remarks at the 113th National Convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.[45]
  • July 25 –President Obama speaks to the National Urban League Convention in New Orleans, LA.[46]
  • July 27 – The President signs the US-Israel Enhanced Security Co-operation Act in the Oval Office.[47]

August[edit]

  • August 6 – The President signs the Honoring America's Veterans and Caring for Camp Lejeune Families Act of 2012 into law.[48]
  • August 26 – Mr. Obama speaks about Federal Emergency Management Agency preparations for tropical storm Isaac.[49]
  • August 31 – President Obama talks to troops, service members and military families at the 1st Aviation Support Battalion hanger in El Paso, Texas.[50]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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