By Jueseppi B.
Yesterday, former President Bill Clinton spoke about the benefits of the Affordable Care Act from Little Rock, Arkansas.
President Clinton’s Remarks on Health Care Policy and The Affordable Care Act
Published on Sep 5, 2013
On Wednesday, September 4, President Clinton delivered remarks from the Clinton Presidential Center on the critical role a high quality, affordable and accessible health care system plays in the United States and any country’s economic and social well being. Throughout his public career and now through the work of the Clinton Foundation, President Clinton has championed increasing access to health care and improving health systems for everyone.
Yesterday, President Obama arrived in Stockholm for a brief visit ahead of the G-20 meeting in St. Petersburg. His trip marks the first-ever bilateral visit by a U.S. President to Sweden.
Last week, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and FEMA challenged a group of over 80 top innovators from around the country to come up with ways to improve disaster response and recovery efforts.
This week, President Obama met with Congressional leaders to discuss the situation in Syria.
White House Schedule – September 5, 2013
In the morning, the President will hold a meeting with the King and Queen of Sweden. There will be a pool spray after the meeting at the Royal Palace.
Afterwards, the President will depart Stockholm en route Saint Petersburg, Russia. The President’s departure from Stockholm-Arlanda International Airport as well as the arrival at Pulkovo International Airport is open press.
In the afternoon, the President will host a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Abe of Japan. There will be a travel pool spray at the top of the meeting. Following this meeting, the President will take part in an official G-20 Arrival and Leaders Welcome. There will be pre-set pool coverage of the arrival.
Afterwards, the President will participate in G-20 Working Session One. The working session is closed press.
In the evening, the President will participate in a G-20 working dinner. This working dinner is closed press. There will be pre-set pool coverage of the arrival at the dinner.
The President will remain overnight in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
Thursday, September 5 2013 All Times ET
3:35 AM: The President meets with the King and Queen of Sweden.
4:40 AM: The President departs Stockholm, Sweden.
5:55 AM: The President arrives Saint Petersburg, Russia.
6:50 AM: The President holds a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Abe of Japan.
8:35 AM: The President participates in an Official G-20 Arrival and Leaders Welcome.
9:00 AM: The President participates in G-20 Working Session One.
12:00 PM: The President participates in a G-20 working dinner.
6:30 PM: The Vice President hosts a reception for leaders of labor organizations.
Speeches and Remarks September 05, 2013
Remarks by President Obama and Prime Minister Abe of Japan Before Bilateral Meeting at the G20 Summit
President Obama’s Bilateral Meeting with Prime Minister Abe of Japan
September 05, 2013 | 6:08 |Public Domain
President Obama and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan speak to the press before a bilateral meeting at the G20 Summit in St. Petersburg, Russia.
11:17 AM EDT
On Wednesday, I had the great honor to attend the ceremonial swearing-in ceremony of Secretary Tom Pérez at the Department of Labor. Secretary Pérez will undoubtedly be a fierce advocate for working men and women across America, including Latinos who comprise 15% of the labor force in the US.
During his remarks, Secretary Pérez shared his own personal story and how he has “lived the American dream.” The son of Dominican immigrants, he was raised in a modest home in Buffalo, New York. The constant encouragement from his family and mentors and an unwavering commitment to working hard ultimately led him to pay his way through college by working as a garbage collector and working at a warehouse. He attended Brown University and Harvard Law School. After earning his law degree, Secretary Pérez has had an impressive career in both elected and appointed office, most recently as Assistant Attorney General for the Department of Justice Civil Rights Division.
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