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Obama Schedule || Monday, June 1, 2015

10:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily briefing
11:05 am || Hosts the King and Queen of the Netherlands
2:10 pm || Hosts a discussion with Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative Fellows; East Room

All times Eastern
Live stream of White House briefing at 12:30 pm

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35 Responses to Obama Schedule || Monday, June 1, 2015

  1. Obummer has an extremely light schedule this week. Of course, he has the weekly “honoring” of a sports team. But, there’s no scheduled plane trips on the schedule so far. Looking at the very light schedule for Tuesday and Wednesday I bet he’ll be flying off to some fundraiser(s) on Tuesday.

    Also, checkout what the WH says about this “Young Southeast Asian Leaders” event tomorrow:

    Schedule for the Week of June 1, 2015

    On Monday, President Obama will host Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands for a meeting in the Oval Office. Their visit reinforces the strong and enduring ties between the United States and the Netherlands that reach back more than 400 years.

    In the afternoon, the President will host a discussion at the White House with a group of 75 young Southeast Asian Leaders on themes of civic engagement, environment and natural resources management and entrepreneurship. The group is the first cohort from the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Fellows Program. The fellows, ages 18-35 years old, hail from all 10 ASEAN countries and have just completed their five week fellowship in the United States to enhance their practical expertise, leadership skills, and professional contacts to address challenges and create new opportunities in their home communities and countries.

    On Tuesday, the President will award the Medal of Honor to Army Sergeant William Shemin and Army Private Henry Johnson for conspicuous gallantry during World War I.

    On Wednesday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.

    On Thursday, the President will welcome the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants to the White House to honor the team and their 2014 World Series victory. The President will also recognize the efforts the Giants make to give back to their community as part of their visit, continuing the tradition begun by President Obama of honoring sports teams for their efforts on and off the field.

    On Friday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.

    • Also, I suppose he will be attending Beau Biden’s funeral this week (no announcements have been made as far as the funeral plans).

      The Obama’s paid their respects to the Biden family today, and they also cancelled the Ford’s Theatre reception that had been scheduled for 4:30 this afternoon:

      http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2015/05/31/obama-biden-beau-john-kasich/28259301/

      The president and first lady Michelle Obama paid a condolence call on the Biden family Sunday afternoon at the vice presidential residence in northwest Washington.

      (Snip)

      Funeral arrangements are pending.

      (Snip)

      Out of respect for the Biden family, the president canceled a White House reception planned for Sunday in honor of Ford’s Theatre.

      • No disrespect to the Biden family for their terrible loss .

        But at least Obama had the decency to cancel WH events and make a condolence call instead of rushing off to the golf course like he did when James Foley was beheaded.

    • Hmm,

      “The strong and enduring ties between the United States and the Netherlands that reach back more than 400 years”. Let me get out my abacus. Yep, that would make the beginning of the “relationship” back in 1615. If I’m not, like, TOTALLY mistaken, there WAS no USofA then!!

      • However, I DO like the fact that we have a friend in Queen MAXIMA!! The only sovereign named after a Nissan!! (In truth I’m sure she’s very nice. Most Dutch are). Little known fact: whenever the French Army surrenders, the Dutch always come around and pick up all the white flags and stitch them together to make sails for their wind mills. No really!!

        • A.J, the queen Maxima is a girl from Argentina who happened to meet this Dutch prince guy , married and became Queen. All the people who marry into the royal houses these days are ordinary people, the girls and boys next door, many of them are hardly educated. They just like a glamorous life. I would like to get rid of all these “royal” parasites who belong to another era, I am a republican, but since they are considered good for tourism and PR , well, we have to keep paying for them.

      • A.J, I believe the Dutch was early on in North America.They were adventurous, great tradesmen in those days. Dutch Peter Stuyvesant bought a piece of land , quite cheap, and called it New Amsterdam. He should have kept it. Some Brit later on thought that the name New York somehow sounded better. Many old families have Dutch names, Roosevelt for example.
        I remember when we went house-shopping in Massachussetts, we often saw houses in a very nice style called “Dutch Colonial”.

    • I have read and REread the bit about the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative Fellows and I am left with my jaw hanging while I mutter “wha?”. Another blow to international terrorism!! Or not!

  2. Hosts a discussion with Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative Fellows. That should go a LONG way toward combating IS/ISIS/ISIL!! Forward thinking at it’s best!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. Hosts the King and Queen of the Netherlands!! Now THIS is important. In case of emergency, HOLLAND has our back!! But, maybe a REAL King and Queen can teach our King&Queen of crassness some manners! Hey, I have a dream!!

  4. Rand Paul fought and won. The NSA surveillance is at least postponed for a while. I really admire this young senator. I believe he is the future. He has an appeal to young people. My son, and his circle of friends, many Americans and Brits among them, are only interested in Rand Paul and his ideas. They think that he is the only non-corrupt among them. Well, I guess they influence me as well.

    • Thanks for the clip.
      Only 5 or 29 sections are about traditional trade. Covers essentially every aspect of modern economy.
      The others are about regulating the internet, and what information internet service providers have to collect, they have to hand it over to companies under certain circumstances,
      1. The regulation of labor conditions.,
      2. Regulating the way you can favor local industry.,
      3. Regulating the hospital, health care system.,
      4. Privatization of hospitals, so essentially every aspect of a modern economy, even
      5. Banking services in the TPP.

  5. Here’s a pic of the Royal family of the Netherlands, since we’re talking about them. Just for info. Look like a nice enough family.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Willem-Alexander,_Maxima_and_their_daughters_2013.jpg

    Obama and Michelle probably want to get tips from them on how to live like royalty, how to better manage the servants, where to buy the best royal crowns, how to master the “I am your master and don’t you forget it” look. And, of course, how to do the royal hand wave to the masses. And being the Netherlands, where to get the best weed.

  6. You peeps don’t get it. Meeting seems innocent but here is the rest of the story:
    Bilderberg group (look it up)The original conference was held at the Hotel de Bilderberg in Oosterbeek, Netherlands, from 29 to 31 May 1954
    Led by the king of the Netherlands!
    2015 meeting 63rd Bilderberg confab, August 2015, at which prominent political, financial and business figures will gather, is to be once again held in Europe. The exact location is to be the Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol, a remote “five-star hotel conference centre” in the Austrian mountains.
    Bilderberg meeting agenda and results are a closely guarded secret.

  7. The meeting with the King and Queen is most likely a planning meeting for the upcoming Bilderberg meeting.
    Or maybe O and his radical gov are not doing something right and the king is here to fix it.
    Or a planning meeting to see who the real power in the world are going to serve up as our new President.
    Lots going on that we can only guess about.
    Always a news black out and the meetings are highly protected by police and military. All that attend are sworn to not talk about the agenda which is never released.
    62 years old and few even know about these meetings.
    Rockefeller and Bill Gates attended – who know they hate America!

  8. This is a list of peeps that attended last years Bilderberg meeting:
    DEU Achleitner, Paul M. Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Deutsche Bank AG
    DEU Ackermann, Josef Former CEO, Deutsche Bank AG
    GBR Agius, Marcus Non-Executive Chairman, PA Consulting Group
    FIN Alahuhta, Matti Member of the Board, KONE; Chairman, Aalto University Foundation
    GBR Alexander, Helen Chairman, UBM plc
    USA Alexander, Keith B. Former Commander, U.S. Cyber Command; Former Director, National Security Agency
    USA Altman, Roger C. Executive Chairman, Evercore
    FIN Apunen, Matti Director, Finnish Business and Policy Forum EVA
    DEU Asmussen, Jörg State Secretary of Labour and Social Affairs
    HUN Bajnai, Gordon Former Prime Minister; Party Leader, Together 2014
    GBR Balls, Edward M. Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer
    PRT Balsemão, Francisco Pinto Chairman, Impresa SGPS
    FRA Baroin, François Member of Parliament (UMP); Mayor of Troyes
    FRA Baverez, Nicolas Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
    USA Berggruen, Nicolas Chairman, Berggruen Institute on Governance
    ITA Bernabè, Franco Chairman, FB Group SRL
    DNK Besenbacher, Flemming Chairman, The Carlsberg Group
    NLD Beurden, Ben van CEO, Royal Dutch Shell plc
    SWE Bildt, Carl Minister for Foreign Affairs
    NOR Brandtzæg, Svein Richard President and CEO, Norsk Hydro ASA
    INT Breedlove, Philip M. Supreme Allied Commander Europe
    AUT Bronner, Oscar Publisher, Der STANDARD Verlagsgesellschaft m.b.H.
    SWE Buskhe, Håkan President and CEO, Saab AB
    TUR Çandar, Cengiz Senior Columnist, Al Monitor and Radikal
    ESP Cebrián, Juan Luis Executive Chairman, Grupo PRISA
    FRA Chalendar, Pierre-André de Chairman and CEO, Saint-Gobain
    CAN Clark, W. Edmund Group President and CEO, TD Bank Group
    INT Coeuré, Benoît Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank
    IRL Coveney, Simon Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine
    GBR Cowper-Coles, Sherard Senior Adviser to the Group Chairman and Group CEO, HSBC Holdings plc
    BEL Davignon, Etienne Minister of State
    USA Donilon, Thomas E. Senior Partner, O’Melveny and Myers; Former U.S. National Security Advisor
    DEU Döpfner, Mathias CEO, Axel Springer SE
    GBR Dudley, Robert Group Chief Executive, BP plc
    FIN Ehrnrooth, Henrik Chairman, Caverion Corporation, Otava and Pöyry PLC
    ITA Elkann, John Chairman, Fiat S.p.A.
    DEU Enders, Thomas CEO, Airbus Group
    DNK Federspiel, Ulrik Executive Vice President, Haldor Topsøe A/S
    USA Feldstein, Martin S. Professor of Economics, Harvard University; President Emeritus, NBER
    CAN Ferguson, Brian President and CEO, Cenovus Energy Inc.
    GBR Flint, Douglas J. Group Chairman, HSBC Holdings plc
    ESP García-Margallo, José Manuel Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation
    USA Gfoeller, Michael Independent Consultant
    TUR Göle, Nilüfer Professor of Sociology, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales
    USA Greenberg, Evan G. Chairman and CEO, ACE Group
    GBR Greening, Justine Secretary of State for International Development
    NLD Halberstadt, Victor Professor of Economics, Leiden University
    USA Hockfield, Susan President Emerita, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    NOR Høegh, Leif O. Chairman, Höegh Autoliners AS
    NOR Høegh, Westye Senior Advisor, Höegh Autoliners AS
    USA Hoffman, Reid Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, LinkedIn
    CHN Huang, Yiping Professor of Economics, National School of Development, Peking University
    USA Jackson, Shirley Ann President, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    USA Jacobs, Kenneth M. Chairman and CEO, Lazard
    USA Johnson, James A. Chairman, Johnson Capital Partners
    USA Karp, Alex CEO, Palantir Technologies
    USA Katz, Bruce J. Vice President and Co-Director, Metropolitan Policy Program, The Brookings Institution
    CAN Kenney, Jason T. Minister of Employment and Social Development
    GBR Kerr, John Deputy Chairman, Scottish Power
    USA Kissinger, Henry A. Chairman, Kissinger Associates, Inc.
    USA Kleinfeld, Klaus Chairman and CEO, Alcoa
    TUR Koç, Mustafa Chairman, Koç Holding A.S.
    DNK Kragh, Steffen President and CEO, Egmont
    USA Kravis, Henry R. Co-Chairman and Co-CEO, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
    USA Kravis, Marie-Josée Senior Fellow and Vice Chair, Hudson Institute
    CHE Kudelski, André Chairman and CEO, Kudelski Group
    INT Lagarde, Christine Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
    BEL Leysen, Thomas Chairman of the Board of Directors, KBC Group
    USA Li, Cheng Director, John L.Thornton China Center,The Brookings Institution
    SWE Lifvendahl, Tove Political Editor in Chief, Svenska Dagbladet
    CHN Liu, He Minister, Office of the Central Leading Group on Financial and Economic Affairs
    PRT Macedo, Paulo Minister of Health
    FRA Macron, Emmanuel Deputy Secretary General of the Presidency
    ITA Maggioni, Monica Editor-in-Chief, Rainews24, RAI TV
    GBR Mandelson, Peter Chairman, Global Counsel LLP
    USA McAfee, Andrew Principal Research Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    PRT Medeiros, Inês de Member of Parliament, Socialist Party
    GBR Micklethwait, John Editor-in-Chief, The Economist
    GRC Mitsotaki, Alexandra Chair, ActionAid Hellas
    ITA Monti, Mario Senator-for-life; President, Bocconi University
    USA Mundie, Craig J. Senior Advisor to the CEO, Microsoft Corporation
    CAN Munroe-Blum, Heather Professor of Medicine and Principal (President) Emerita, McGill University
    USA Murray, Charles A. W.H. Brady Scholar, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
    NLD Netherlands, H.R.H. Princess Beatrix of the
    ESP Nin Génova, Juan María Deputy Chairman and CEO, CaixaBank
    FRA Nougayrède, Natalie Director and Executive Editor, Le Monde
    DNK Olesen, Søren-Peter Professor; Member of the Board of Directors, The Carlsberg Foundation
    FIN Ollila, Jorma Chairman, Royal Dutch Shell, plc; Chairman, Outokumpu Plc
    TUR Oran, Umut Deputy Chairman, Republican People’s Party (CHP)
    GBR Osborne, George Chancellor of the Exchequer
    FRA Pellerin, Fleur State Secretary for Foreign Trade
    USA Perle, Richard N. Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute
    USA Petraeus, David H. Chairman, KKR Global Institute
    CAN Poloz, Stephen S. Governor, Bank of Canada
    INT Rasmussen, Anders Fogh Secretary General, NATO
    DNK Rasmussen, Jørgen Huno Chairman of the Board of Trustees, The Lundbeck Foundation
    INT Reding, Viviane Vice President and Commissioner for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship, European Commission
    USA Reed, Kasim Mayor of Atlanta
    CAN Reisman, Heather M. Chair and CEO, Indigo Books & Music Inc.
    NOR Reiten, Eivind Chairman, Klaveness Marine Holding AS
    DEU Röttgen, Norbert Chairman, Foreign Affairs Committee, German Bundestag
    USA Rubin, Robert E. Co-Chair, Council on Foreign Relations; Former Secretary of the Treasury
    USA Rumer, Eugene Senior Associate and Director, Russia and Eurasia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
    NOR Rynning-Tønnesen, Christian President and CEO, Statkraft AS
    NLD Samsom, Diederik M. Parliamentary Leader PvdA (Labour Party)
    GBR Sawers, John Chief, Secret Intelligence Service
    NLD Scheffer, Paul J. Author; Professor of European Studies, Tilburg University
    NLD Schippers, Edith Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport
    USA Schmidt, Eric E. Executive Chairman, Google Inc.
    AUT Scholten, Rudolf CEO, Oesterreichische Kontrollbank AG
    USA Shih, Clara CEO and Founder, Hearsay Social
    FIN Siilasmaa, Risto K. Chairman of the Board of Directors and Interim CEO, Nokia Corporation
    ESP Spain, H.M. the Queen of
    USA Spence, A. Michael Professor of Economics, New York University
    FIN Stadigh, Kari President and CEO, Sampo plc
    USA Summers, Lawrence H. Charles W. Eliot University Professor, Harvard University
    IRL Sutherland, Peter D. Chairman, Goldman Sachs International; UN Special Representative for Migration
    SWE Svanberg, Carl-Henric Chairman, Volvo AB and BP plc
    TUR Taftalı, A. Ümit Member of the Board, Suna and Inan Kiraç Foundation
    USA Thiel, Peter A. President, Thiel Capital
    DNK Topsøe, Henrik Chairman, Haldor Topsøe A/S
    GRC Tsoukalis, Loukas President, Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy
    NOR Ulltveit-Moe, Jens Founder and CEO, Umoe AS
    INT Üzümcü, Ahmet Director-General, Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
    CHE Vasella, Daniel L. Honorary Chairman, Novartis International
    FIN Wahlroos, Björn Chairman, Sampo plc
    SWE Wallenberg, Jacob Chairman, Investor AB
    SWE Wallenberg, Marcus Chairman of the Board of Directors, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB
    USA Warsh, Kevin M. Distinguished Visiting Fellow and Lecturer, Stanford University
    GBR Wolf, Martin H. Chief Economics Commentator, The Financial Times
    USA Wolfensohn, James D. Chairman and CEO, Wolfensohn and Company
    NLD Zalm, Gerrit Chairman of the Managing Board, ABN-AMRO Bank N.V.
    GRC Zanias, George Chairman of the Board, National Bank of Greece
    USA Zoellick, Robert B. Chairman, Board of International Advisors, The Goldman Sachs Group

    • Thank you, vonEbb, very interesting. I recognized many names there.But this Carl Bildt fellow is no longer our minister for Foreign affairs and I am so very thankful for that. Can´t stand him, he has been a Bilderberger for years. I just wonder what nasty plots they are up to this time, this shady gang.