By Jueseppi B.
Your Daily Snapshot for
Friday, May 11, 2012
West Wing Week: “Teach Your Parents How to Tweet”
This week, the President traveled to Virginia and New York to urge Congress not to let interest rates double on student loans and to introduce a to-do list for Congress. He also hosted the University of Kentucky Wildcats, the Fermi Science award winners, and this year’s Gershwin Award Winners.
In Case You Missed It
Here are some of the top stories from the White House blog:
Rolling Back Protections for Domestic Violence Victims
House Republicans passed a measure that guts nearly 18 years of established law and undermines the very foundation of the Violence Against Women Act.
#CongressToDoList Office Hours: Refinancing
Brian Deese answers questions on Twitter about expanding refinancing for responsible homeowners during White House Office Hours.
Educating and Empowering American Consumers
There is simply too wide a gap between complex financial products and the level of education that many consumers have about them. At a summit today at the White House, leaders from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau met with community leaders and focused attention on improving the financial capability of all Americans.
All times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
1:15 PM: The President departs Los Angeles, California en route Reno, Nevada
1:30 PM: The Vice President meets with Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa of Bahrain at the White House
2:30 PM: The President arrives Reno, Nevada
2:50 PM: The President meets with a local family
3:50 PM: The President departs Reno, NV en route Joint Base Andrews
8:10 PM: The President arrives Joint Base Andrews
8:25 PM: The President arrives the White House
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