By Jueseppi B.
President Obama Guidance & Schedule, November 24th – 29th, 2013
THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WEEKEND GUIDANCE SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2013
While in Seattle, the President will attend two events, one for the DNC and another for the DCCC. The President will remain overnight in Seattle.
Sunday, November 24, 2013
2:00 PM: THE PRESIDENT departs the White House, South Lawn.
2:15 PM: THE PRESIDENT departs Joint Base Andrews.
4:10 PM: THE PRESIDENT arrives Seattle, WA, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
5:05 PM: THE PRESIDENT attends a DNC event, Private Residence, Seattle, WA.
7:10 PM: THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks and answers questions at a DCCC Event, Private Residence, Medina, WA.
The President will remain overnight in Seattle.
Schedule for the Week of November 24th, – 29th, 2013
On Monday, the President will travel to San Francisco for an event on immigration at the Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center as well as an event for the DNC. In the afternoon, the President will travel to Los Angeles, California where he will take part in two DCCC/DSCC events. The President will remain overnight in Los Angeles.
On Tuesday, the President will attend an event for the DNC followed by an event on the economy at Dreamworks Animation. The President will return to Washington, DC on Tuesday night.
On Wednesday, the President will pardon the National Thanksgiving Turkey at the White House.
On Thursday, the President will celebrate Thanksgiving at the White House. There are no public events scheduled.
On Friday, the President has no public events scheduled.
Weekly Address: Working with Both Parties to Keep the Economy Moving Forward
Published on Nov 23, 2013
In his weekly address, President Obama says our economy is moving in the right direction. We have cut our deficits by more than half, businesses have created millions of new jobs, and we have taken significant steps to reverse our addiction to foreign oil and fix our broken health care system.
Video Mensaje de la Casa Blanca: Fortaleciendo nuestra economía y creando empleos
November 23, 2013 | 3:16 |Public Domain
En el mensaje de vídeo de esta semana, Directora del Consejo de Política Doméstica Cecilia Muñoz habla sobre el importante progreso que la Administración ha hecho para asegurar un mejor negocio para la clase media tomando medidas para hacer crecer nuestra economía y crear puestos de trabajo. El Presidente y la Casa Blanca seguirán trabajando incansablemente hasta que todos los que trabajan duro tengan la oportunidad de salir adelante.
The First Lady Honors National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award Winners
November 22, 2013 | 44:35 |Public Domain
First Lady Michelle Obama, Honorary Chair of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, honors the 2013 winners of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards.
November 22, 2013
06:20 PM EST
West Wing Week 11/22/13 or, “A Man, A Plan, A Canal, Panama!”
November 22, 2013 | 5:47 |Public Domain
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that’s happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, and beyond! This week, the Vice President traveled to Houston and Panama, the President honored the legacy of John F. Kennedy, this year’s Medal of Freedom Winners and Nobel Laureates, and attended the Wall Street Journal‘s CEO Summit. That’s November 15th to 21st or “A Man, A Plan, A Canal, Panama!”
Honoring the Medal of Freedom Recipients: On Wednesday, President Obama honored 16 Medal of Freedom recipientsduring a ceremony in the East Room.
The Presidential Medal of Freedom was established 50 years ago by President John F. Kennedy and is our nation’s highest civilian honor. This year’s recipients include sports champions, scientists, activists, musicians, journalists and public servants. “These are the men and women who in their extraordinary lives remind us all of the beauty of the human spirit, the values that define us as Americans, the potential that lives inside of all of us,” President Obama said.
Tribute to President John F. Kennedy: President Obama, former President Bill Clinton, First Lady Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton traveled to Arlington National Cemetery to lay a wreath at the eternal flame, in honor of President Kennedy’s life and legacy.
150th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address: One hundred and fifty years ago on Tuesday, President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address from Gettysburg, PA. To mark the occasion, President Obama handwrote an essay in tribute to Lincoln’s historic speech for an exhibit at the Lincoln Presidential Library. Make sure to read President Obama’s essay here.
Filibuster Rule Change: President Obama spoke from the White House Press Briefing Room on Thursday about the Senate’s procedural change that guarantees all of the President’s judicial and executive branch nominees – except Supreme Court nominees – can be confirmed with a simple up-or-down vote. In his remarks, the President stated his support for the change.
All too often, we’ve seen a single senator or a handful of senators choose to abuse arcane procedural tactics to unilaterally block bipartisan compromises, or to prevent well-qualified, patriotic Americans from filling critical positions of public service in our system of government.
The President also spoke about why this change is especially important right now. “It’s no longer used in a responsible way to govern. It’s rather used as a reckless and relentless tool to grind all business to a halt,” he said. Read his full remarks here.
Wall Street Journal CEO Council Meeting: The President spoke at the annual Wall Street Journal CEO Council meetingbefore sitting down for a question and answer session. President Obama discussed a wide range of issues including immigration, education and the Affordable Care Act.
Vice President in Panama: Vice President Bidentraveled to Panama on Monday to tour the Panama Canal expansion project, which is set to open in 2015. The project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal and allow for larger ships. The Vice President also met with thePresident of Panama, Ricardo Martinelli, and conducted a wreath-laying ceremony at Corozal American Cemetery and Memorial to honor U.S. military members who died in service to their country.
Statements and Releases
Michelle and I look forward to welcoming President Hollande and Valérie Trierweiler on a state visit to the United States, to include a state dinner at the White House on February 11, 2014. The United States and France are close friends and allies, including through NATO, and our countries have worked together to support democracy, liberty, and freedom at home and abroad for more than two centuries. During the visit, we will discuss opportunities to further strengthen the U.S.-France security and economic partnership.
Joint Statement on the Inaugural Meeting of the U.S.-Russia Bilateral Presidential Commission Working Group on Threats to and in the Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in the Context of International Security
November 22, 2013
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