9:30 am || Departs White House for Detroit 11:05 am || Arrives in Detroit 11:50 am || Tours Chrysler auto plant; Detroit 12:15 pm || Delivers remarks at Chrysler plant 12:55 pm || Tours GM auto plant; Hamtramck, Mich. 1:40 pm || Makes remarks at GM plant 3:10 pm || Departs Detroit 4:40 pm || Arrives White House All times Eastern
Obama is raising fistfuls of money from the well heeled at intimate little affairs that are off limits to the press, taking in about $3 million at two events in New York City last night and $1.5 million tonight at the home of Sen. John D. Rockefeller IV Washington. The events are open to 50 people each, providing a nice presidential shmooze and presumably a
President Obama will probably hit the greens again this weekend, since, that’s what he likes to do on weekends. He’ll be there with his usual pals, a couple of junior staffers who help him relax by steering clear of deep discussions. And, perhaps, by not questioning questionable golf tactic by a man who likes to win. We don’t know what this tight group says to
While acknowledging that his administration “overreacted” in firing Shirley Sherrod, Obama said on an episode of ‘The View’ broadcast today that media was to blame for instigating the mess. Sherrod was fired after an edited videotape incorrectly appeared to show her making racist remarks.
Workers are beginning to be informed of major health reform-mandated changes to their health care flexible spending accounts that will make the accounts far more difficult to use and that will limit the sum of health related products that can written off from taxes. The changes will result in higher taxes paid by workers making less than a quarter million dollars a year. President Obama
So Mrs. Obama and younger daughter Sasha take off next week on what looks to be a four day vacation to Spain, staying, according to the Spanish press, at the Hotel Villa Padierna, a place that’s decidedly not for “the small people.” I don’t know how reliable the Spanish press is, so I caution you that it’s somewhat possible she will be somewhere else. But
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