11:45 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 3:30 pm || Meets with Treasury Secretary Lew 4:25 pm || Departs White House 6:35 pm CT || Arrives Dallas 7:35 pm CT || Delivers remarks at DNC fundraiser; private residence All times Eastern Live stream of Carney briefing at 12:30 pm
Vice President Biden and his wife Jill will travel to Cambridge, Massachusetts Wednesday to attend a memorial for MIT police officer Sean Collier, who was killed by the animals who bombed the Boston Marathon. Another trip to Boston by President Obama would have been too much, so I’m very glad to see the vice president is doing it. Officer Collier deserves to be remembered too.
You know, with President Obama, you often get this tough guy talk that, like a wannabe schoolyard bad dude, sounds a litte hollow. Whether he says he’s trying to figure out “whose ass to kick” or vows to Iran, “I don’t bluff,” one gets the sense that, well, he does bluff. And bluffs sometimes work, and sometimes, bluffs get called. Obama looks dangerously close to
Poor President Obama. He’s still cleaning up George W. Bush’s messes. If only he had more rags and Ajax. A narrative is beginning to form that the Boston terrorists were lone actors angered by U.S. wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. You guessed it. Bush’s wars. From the Washington Post: The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity to describe an ongoing investigation, said Dzhokhar and
The press was barred from witnessing a moment of silence President Obama privately observed Monday for the victims of the Boston bombings, allowing the White House to release its own carefully staged photo of the event. Other than that the White House decided it wanted Americans to view Obama’s concern for the victims, it’s unclear why the event was staged or what value it had
Secretary of State John Kerry suggested an equivalence between those killed while ambushing Israeli commandos boarding one of the 2010 “Gaza Flotilla” ships and the victims of the terrorist attacks at the Boston Marathon. Speaking Sunday during a news conference in Istanbul, Kerry expressed sympathy for the families of Turks killed during the confrontation with Israeli troops, comparing their sadness to his own after the
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