Nice to see they’re not throwing in a “policy” event in Philly, a favorite trick of presidents done in order to force taxpayers to pick up part of the tab for a political fundraising trip. 12:00 pm || Participates in CNBC “town hall” discussion on jobs and the economy. Newseum; Washington 3:05 pm || Departs White House 4:05 pm || Arrives Philadelphia 5:10 pm ||
UPDATE: More pool reports added below. President Obama is making a rare appearance in church this morning, forsaking the golf course on one of the most beautiful days of the year to go and receive the gospel of St. Luke. The Obamas walked together out of the White House and across Lafayette Square to St. John’s, the church where presidents have worshiped throughout the years.