10:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 10:45 am || Meets with tech CEOs to discuss Healthcare.gov and government IT; Roosevelt Room 12:30 pm || Lunch with Biden 5:15 pm || Meets with Secretary of Defense Hagel All times Eastern Live stream of White House briefing at 12:30 pm
President Obama delivered some graceful remarks at the annual “Christmas in Washington” show, which was taped for broadcast Sunday at the National Building Museum in Washington. Here’s part of what he said: Every year, we mark the holiday season with celebrations and good cheer. And I should remind my girls that I like getting Christmas presents as much as anybody. (Laughter.) But this is also
The Obamas marked the one-year anniversary of the Newtown shootings Saturday with an odd little ceremony in which the two of them dressed up in dark outfits, entered the White House Map Room at exactly 9:29 – about the moment the shootings began – lit some candles, bowed their heads and then . . . left. Honestly, this seemed a little thrown together. Have a
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The White House “systematically” delayed regulations on the environment, worker safety and health care to prevent them from becoming issues during the 2012 election, according to the Washington Post. Ah yes, the post-political president. The man corrupted the policy process in order to get reelected, essentially deceiving voters about what he would be up to once he had the presidency safely in his pocket again, disguising
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