12:25 pm || Arrives Tel Aviv 12:30 pm || Takes part in arrival ceremony; Ben Gurion International Airport, Tel Aviv 1:30 pm || Views Israeli missile defense battery; Ben Gurion International Airport, Tel Aviv 4:00 pm || Arrives at the residence of President Peres; Jerusalem 4:10 pm || Participates in a tree planting ceremony; President’s Residence, Jerusalem 5:05 pm || Delivers statement to the press
I know this is hard to believe, but Republicans may be outmaneuvering President Obama on an important issue. According to Politico, Republican leaders in upcoming weeks will be drilling into your brain that they want to balance the budget, while Democrats do not. Because its true AND it polls well, they’ve found. In a weird interlude of political honesty, Obama admitted last week he doesn’t want
Layoffs and furloughs are in store, delays at airports are on the way, and tours of the White House are cancelled, but the White House has found the money for a full day of St Patrick’s celebrations today honoring a minor U.S. ally but a major U.S. voting bloc. The festival of everything Irish culminates in a lavish East Room party tonight that will no
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