1:45 pm || Meets with college students and their families on the impact of the American Opportunity Tax Credit; Oval Office 1:50 pm || Statement to the press; Rose Garden All times Eastern Gibbs convenes off-camera gaggle at 10:00 am Live Stream of Gibbs televised briefing at TBD
But Democrat Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu, who hails from a conservative state but has backed Obama’s agenda, still has political points to make and is maintaining her hold on the nomination of Jack Lew to be OMB director. I’m sorry, I mean she still wants to keep Obama’s feet to the fire and ensure that they start approving permits right quickly. OK, maybe some of
I have to say, this is kind of odd. President Obama will travel to Delaware Friday where, along with Vice President Biden, he will campaign for Democratic Senate candidate Chris Coons and Republican and Tea Party candidate Christine O’Donnell. Unless she’s up to some kind of witchcraft that none of us understand, this state appears to be a lock for the Democrats, and a trip
One of the awesome things about being president is that you get to meet with cool celebrities who are doing their do-good thing around the world. George Clooney is just back from Sudan and his headed directly to the Oval Office this afternoon to brief Obama. Mrs. Obama has for some reason demanded to be in attendance, even though Sudan is not directly in her
White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs today asserted that suggestions by President Obama that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is using foreign money to fund political attack ads will continue, despite the conclusion by an independent website that there is no evidence this is happening. Gibbs spoke this morning at the the off-camera White House gaggle. The president will continue to make this argument .
President Barack Obama Sunday accused Republicans of wishing for black voters to stay at home this November, inserting a new racial element into his growing catalog of GOP political sins. Obama was speaking at a rally in a largely African American section of Philadelphia, an event staged as part of a coordinated White House strategy to get a disaffected Democratic base to the polls and
There is a good piece today in POLITICO about the White House in attack mode. The idea, the article says, is more to gin up the Democratic base than turn independents against Republicans. Obama has of course not just entered the political fray, but done so with a sense of abandon and at a level of vitriol unprecedented for a sitting president. This will have
2:45 pm || Meets with student finalists of the NFTE National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge; Oval Office 7:00 pm || Hosts “Moving America Forward” town hall meeting at George Washington University; Washington, DC All times Eastern Gibbs holds off-camera gaggle at 9:45 am Live Stream of Gibbs televised briefing at 2:30 pm