9:30 am || Holds a meeting on Libya; Situation Room 10:15 am || Meets with Congressional leadership on budget 11:15 am || Meets with Israeli President Shimon Peres 12:10 pm || Working lunch with Peres 2:50 pm || Meets with CEO of the Millennium Challenge Corporation Daniel Yohannes 3:05 pm || Meets with President and CEO of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation Elizabeth Littlefield All
The White House today took the “blame Goerge W. Bush for President Obama’s problems” strategy to a new extreme, asserting the former president left Obama with an assortment of problems rivaling that of any president in history. Answering a question about when Obama will complete “things that are left undone” – as referenced by a supporter in the Obama campaign video released today – White
President Obama will meet at the white House Tuesday with House Speaker Boehner and Senate Majoriy Leader Harry Reid to try to nail down an agreement on the budget, White House Press Secretary James Carney said today. Carney said Obama believes a government shutdown ca be avoided, but he also reiterated White House demands.
Updated at 8:44 am ET President Obama has just launched his presidential campaign with a video titled, “It Begins With Us.” The front page of Obama’s campaign website at barackobama.com calls on viewers to join the campaign by adding their email address to the millions-long list of emails Obama operatives assembled during the last campaign and in the years since. This campaign is just kicking
In other Obama news . . . The specter of at least a brief shutdown looms as Obama and the GOP continue to bicker on the budget. Republicans plan to present a budget that will cut more than $4 trillion over a decade, according to the Wall Street Journal. Obama domestic policy aide Melody Barnes is gaining influence as the White House attempts to steer