By Jueseppi B.
White House Schedule – December 8th, 2013
President Obama Guidance & Schedule, December 8th, 2013
On Sunday, the President and the First Lady will host the Kennedy Center Honorees Reception in the East Room. The President will deliver remarks. The President’s remarks are pooled press. Later, the President and the First Lady will attend the Kennedy Center Honors at the Kennedy Center. There will be travel pool coverage.
Sunday, December 8 2013 All Times ET
5:15 PM: THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at the Kennedy Center Honors Reception, East Room.
7:30 PM: THE PRESIDENT and FIRST LADY attend the Kennedy Center Honors, Kennedy Center.
In this week’s address, President Obama says that before Congress leaves for vacation, they should extend unemployment benefits for 1.3 million hardworking Americans who will lose this lifeline at the end of the year.
VIDEO MENSAJE DE LA CASA BLANCA: Debemos Extender el Seguro de Desempleo
December 07, 2013 | 2:50 |Public Domain
En el mensaje de esta semana, el Secretario de Trabajo Tom Pérez discutió porque es importante que el Congreso actúe para extender el seguro de desempleo, que es de vital importancia para los estadounidenses que siguen buscando trabajo. El seguro de desempleo ofrece asistencia temporal a aquellos que realmente lo necesitan para que no caigan a la pobreza.
President Obama Speaks at the Saban Forum
December 07, 2013 | 47:19 |Public Domain
President Obama participates in the 10th Annual Saban Forum.
On December 6-8, the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at Brookings is hosting its 10th annual Saban Forum, titled “Power Shifts: U.S.-Israel Relations in a Dynamic Middle East.” This year’s event features remarks by U.S. President Barack Obama, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, all of which are being webcast.
The 2013 Forum is examining the political changes taking place across the Middle East, including the resumption of the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks; the ongoing nuclear negotiations with Iran; and the deepening Syrian civil war and resulting humanitarian crisis. Forum speakers and participants discuss the implications of these events on U.S. interests in the region, U.S.-Israel relations and the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
Over the past 10 years, the Forum has served as a venue for unparalleled dialogue on U.S.-Israel relations between American and Israeli officials, business executives, policymakers and thought leaders from across the political and social spectrum. As a result, the Saban Forum has become a seminal event, generating creative new ideas to address the issues confronting the United States and Israel in the Middle East.
The Saban Forum has hosted many distinguished leaders, including President William J. Clinton, President George W. Bush, Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, HM King Abdullah of Jordan, President Shimon Peres, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, former British Prime Minister and Middle East Envoy Tony Blair, Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad and Secretaries of State Hillary Clinton, Condoleezza Rice and Henry Kissinger.
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