By Jueseppi B.
White House Tweets – September 12, 2013
White House Schedule – September 12, 2013
In the morning, the President and Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.
Later in the morning, the President will hold a Cabinet Meeting in the Cabinet Room. The Vice President will also attend. There will be a pool spray at the top of the meeting.
In the afternoon, the President will have lunch with the Vice President in the Private Dining Room. This lunch is closed press.
Thursday, September 12 2013 All Times ET
10:15 AM: The President and The Vice President Receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in The Oval Office.
11:00 AM: The President holds a cabinet meeting; The Vice President also attends in The Cabinet Room.
12:30 PM: The President and The Vice President meet for lunch in the dinning room.
Speeches and Remarks/Statements and Releases
September 11, 2013
September 11, 2013 | 1:06:20 |Public Domain
White House Press Briefings are conducted most weekdays from the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room in the West Wing.
Remarks by President Obama at Food & Friends
September 11, 2013 | 1:09 |Public Domain
President Obama visits Food & Friends headquarters, which provides meals to people with serious illnesses, to participate in a service opportunity on September 11, 2013.
September 11th Observance Ceremony at the Pentagon
September 11, 2013 | 21:47 |Public Domain
President Obama speaks at the Pentagon Memorial on September 11th 2013.
Observing A Moment of Silence at the White House
September 11, 2013 | 3:05 |Public Domain
The President, the Vice President, the First Lady, Dr. Jill Biden and White House gather on the South Lawn of the White House to observe a moment of silence to mark the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
President Obama Addresses the Nation on Syria
September 10, 2013 | Public Domain
President Barack Obama delivers remarks from the White House on Syria.
Published on Sep 10, 2013
September 10, 2013 – President Barack Obama’s full address to the American people on Tuesday about the conflict in Syria and the need to respond swiftly and strongly to Bashar al-Assad’s use of sarin gas against his own people. In the address, Obama announces his decision to delay a vote in congress authorizing the use of force against Syria in order to give diplomacy more time. Syria has pledged to work with the international community to give up its stockpile of chemical weapons, but there is much wariness about the seriousness of their pledge.
The Marketplace for Individuals & Families
Published on Jun 6, 2013
The Health Insurance Marketplace is a new way to find health coverage that fits your budget and meets your needs. Open enrollment starts October 1, 2013 and coverage starts as soon as January 1, 2014. Learn more and get ready for the Marketplace: http://hlthc.re/1dxREc1
Health Reform Hits Main Street
Uploaded on Sep 23, 2010
Confused about how the new health reform law really works? This short, animated movie — featuring the “YouToons” — explains the problems with the current health care system, the changes that are happening now, and the big changes coming in 2014. Written and produced by the Kaiser Family Foundation. Narrated by Cokie Roberts, a news commentator for ABC News and NPR and a member of Kaiser’s Board of Trustees. Creative production and animation by Free Range Studios.
September 11, 2013
08:54 PM EDT
In honor of 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance, First Lady Michelle Obama visited the USO Warrior and Family Center and the National Intrepid Center of Excellence, Intrepid Spirit One, at Fort Belvoir, VA.
The National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE) is dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment and research of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), post-traumatic stress disorder, and other service related illnesses and injuries among service members, veterans and their families.
Mrs. Obama began her visit by completing a service project with military children at the USO Warrior Care Center. Together they created crafts for delivery to the NICoE and decorated a USO banner that will be displayed at a barbeque and concert formilitary families.
“Do you realize you guys are heroes?” explained Mrs. Obama to the military children. “We’re so proud of what you do because your parents, your moms and dads and grandparents and cousins and uncles and aunts, whoever is in your family who is serving – you guys help them help our country.”
Following her visit with military children, Mrs. Obama toured the NICoE and their rehab facilities. She met with military personnel recovering from PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and other service related injuries.
Mrs. Obama concluded her visit to the NICoE by sitting down for a roundtable discussion with the family caregivers of wounded warriors.
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