President Barack Obama tapes his weekly address following remarks on the economy at the University of Wisconsin in La Crosse, Wisconsin, July 2, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) WASHINGTON, DC — In this week's address, the President wished everyone a happy Fourth of July.  He honored the individuals who, throughout the history of America, have struggled and sacrificed to make this country a better place, from our Founding Fathers, to the men and women in uniform serving at home and overseas.  The President asked that on this most American of holidays we remember the words of our founders, when they declared our independence and that all are created equal, and that we continue to protect that creed and make sure it applies to every single American.  And finally, he wished good luck to the U.S. Women’s National Team competing in the World Cup Final this weekend. The audio of the address and video of the address will be available online at www.whitehouse.gov at 6:00 a.m. ET, July 4, 2015. Transcript  |  mp4  |  mp3

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WEEKLY ADDRESS: Have a Safe and Happy Fourth of July