9:35 am || Departs White House 11:30 am || Arrives Decatur, Georgia 12:10 pm || Visits a pre-kindergarten classroom at College Heights Early Childhood Learning Center 1:20 pm || Delivers remarks; Decatur Community Recreation Center 2:40 pm || Departs Decatur 4:25 pm || Arrives White House 4:50 pm || Participates in a “Fireside Hangout” with Google+ to discuss his State of the Union Address; Roosevelt
Taxpayers will be sending President Obama on his second vacation of the year when he departs Friday aboard Air Force One for a Presidents’ Day Weekend excursion to West Palm Beach, Florida. Without apparent irony, Obama has decided to jet to a well-trod stomping ground of the rich just days after presenting himself to the nation in his State of the Union speech as the
White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett admitted to NBC Today’s Savannah Guthrie that despite his avowed determination to avoid the upcoming fiscal cliff, President Obama hasn’t had a single discussion about it this year with Republicans. Notice how Jarrett initially tried to dodge the question but Guthrie, in an unusual move for a reporter these days, makes sure to nail her down.
President Obama Tuesday night butted in to Marco Rubio’s Republican response to his State of the Union address, staging a conference call with supporters just as Rubio was making his remarks. The call, organized for Obama’s millions-strong populist group Organizing for Action, was scheduled to begin right after Obama finished his address, which is when Rubio’s response began. The call kept untold numbers of Obama
9:35 am || Departs White House 11:10 am || Arrives Asheville, North Carolina 11:35 am || Tours Linamar North Carolina Factory Noon || Delivers remarks at Linamar 1:25 pm || Departs White House 2:55 pm || Arrives White House All times Eastern