10:45 am || Meets with Secretary of Treasury Geithner 1:45 pm || Attends a fundraiser; The Jefferson Hotel, Washington 3:45 pm || Meets with Secretary of State Clinton 1:45 pm || With the first lady, hosts Tuskegee Airmen along with cast and crew members of the movie Red Tails for a screening at the White House; The Family Theater All times Eastern excerpt as noted
There are a lot of interesting White House news out there, so I thought I’d do a kind of roundup piece for you this evening to make sure you’re aware of it. ** Obama is seeking another $1.2 trillion to keep the government from eclipsing the debt ceiling. From the Washington Post: Congress will have had 15 days to say no before the nation’s debt
Well, I thought the lack of a schedule today – there’s nothing on the public notice, not even the usual classified intel briefing – meant that the president might show up somewhere in the White House for a press conferece. Often, when there’s nothing on the schedule, it’s because the staff plans to spend the morning prepping the president for questions from the press. And
Obama Campaign Chairman Jim Messina gave President Obama’s supporters a bit of his mind this morning, scolding them in video and email messages for failing to pony up enough cash for Obama’s reelection effort. “We have a challenge I want to talk to you about . . . that keeps coming up,” a perturbed looking Messina said in the video, which you can see below.
The Obama campaign raised more than $42 million for itself and more than $24 million for the Democratic National Committee, with the total amounting to over $68 million, Obama 2012 Campaign Manager Jim Messina announced this morning. The sum is another decline for the campaign, which had raised a total of $70 million in the third quarter and $86 million in the second quarter of