Sunday night’s Oval Office residence will symbol usually a third time President Obama has addressed a republic from his middle sanctum.
For other presidents, a Oval Office has been a go-to venue for critical speeches. President George W. Bush used a bureau 6 times, Bill ClintonÂ 12 times and Ronald Reagan used it 15 times, according to a Boston Globe.
“The President will yield an refurbish on a ongoing review into a comfortless conflict in San Bernardino,” a White House pronounced in a statement. “The President will also plead a broader hazard of terrorism, including a inlet of a threat, how it has evolved, and how we will better it.”
In Aug 2010, Obama discussed the finish of U.S. fight operations in Iraq
“So tonight, we am announcing that a American fight goal in Iraq has ended,” he said. “Operation Iraqi Freedom is over, and a Iraqi people now have lead shortcoming for a confidence of their country.”
Just a few months earlier, on Jun 15, a boss discussed a inauspicious oil brief in a Gulf of Mexico
“Tonight Iâ€™d like to lay out for we what a conflict devise is going forward:Â what weâ€™re doing to purify adult a oil, what weâ€™re doing to assistance a neighbors in a Gulf, and what weâ€™re doing to make certain that a disaster like this never happens again.”
In a past, Oval OfficeÂ addresses have noted moments of good significance, including George W. Bush’s debate after a Sep 11 apprehension attacks on a World Trade Center and a Pentagon; Reagan’s residence when a space convey Challenger exploded; and Richard NixonÂ announcing his resignation.Â President William Howard Taft was a initial to use a Oval Office in 1909.
Contributing: Kathy Kiely, USA TODAY