America’s Economy Continues to Grow

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America’s Economy Continues to Grow

Good news: Our economy is still growing.

According to a new report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis today, U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 4.2 percent in the second quarter of 2014. The report affirms that second-quarter economic growth was strong — consistent with the recent string of solid job growth and improvements across other economic indicators.

But we still have to do more to build on this momentum. That’s why the President is continuing to act on his own to encourage investment in American manufacturing, energy, and infrastructure, and to help improve the financial security of our nation’s working families.

See more from the report, and find out how the President’s working to improve opportunity for all Americans.

See more about today's GDP numbers.

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Today’s Schedule
All times are Eastern Time (ET)

10:00 AM: The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

12:30 PM: The Vice President attends an event for the New Hampshire-Louisiana Victory Fund

1:00 PM: Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

2:10 PM: The President meets with Secretary of Health and Human Services Burwell

4:00 PM: The President meets with members of the National Security Council; the Vice President will also participate

6:30 PM: The Vice President attends an event for the Democratic National Committee

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