10:30 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 12:05 pm || Meets with members of the Financial Services Forum 12:30 pm || Lunch with Biden 4:30 pm || Meets with Treasury Secretary Lew All times Eastern Live stream of Carney briefing at 1:00 pm
Arsonists. Extortionists. Extremists. Terrorists. The White House has used all these terms to describe Republicans in recent days. And now this: Ed Henry of Fox News today asked White House Press Secretary Jay Carney whether this kind of thing might be counterproductive: My question is — a few moments ago, you were saying that it’s time for the Republicans to get serious about the budget;
Um, really? President Obama today likened the floundering Obamacare rollout to a temporary glitch that occurred with the new Apple mobile operating system. Here’s the latest illogic out of the Rose Garden. Consider that just a couple of weeks ago, Apple rolled out a new mobile operating system. And within days, they found a glitch, so they fixed it. I don’t remember anybody suggesting Apple
Well, he’s got the bully pulpit, and he’s going to use it. President Obama will deliver a statement from the Rose Garden at 12:25 ET this afternoon. I’ll live stream it for you. He’ll appear after meeting with a group of “average” people who have discovered the wonders of Obamacare, so I imagine he’ll drag them out there to show the cameras how happy they
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The government shutdown that starts today results in temporary pink slips to “nonessential” government workers, begging the obvious question: Are the White House chefs essential? The Obamas are known to eat quite well, at least in public, where they can be seen frequenting trendy spots around Washington and landing in over-priced restaurants aimed at vacationers when they’re in Hawaii and Martha’s Vineyard. At home in