In Father's Day Address, Obama Calls on Congress To Raise Minimum Wage

'It’s time for Congress to follow the lead of state after state, get on the bandwagon, and give America a raise'

Weekly Address: The President Wishes America's Dads a Happy Father's Day (The White House)

WASHINGTON, DC— In this week’s address, President Obama wished America’s dads a happy Father’s Day and underscored the crucial role fathers play in our society. The President encouraged Americans to support those living without a father figure through initiatives like My Brother’s Keeper.  He also highlighted actions he is taking on behalf of hardworking, responsible dads and moms, such as hosting the first-ever White House Working Families Summit later this month, and called on Congress to do its part to help offer more parents the chance to work hard and provide for their families. 

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