By Jueseppi B.
President Barack Obama, in Mountain View, Calif. visits a Walmart on Friday to talk about his energy programs and new public and private committments and executive actions to cut carbon pollution. Walmart, often a target of the left because of its labor policies, gets the presidential visit to highlight, according to the White House, its pledge “to double the number of onsite solar energy projects at U.S. stores, Sam’s Clubs, and Distribution Centers by 2020, as part of their commitment to drive the production or procurement of 7 billion kWh of renewable energy by the end of the decade.”
#BringBackOurGirls: U.S. Vows To Help Nigeria In The Search For Kidnapped Girls. #BringBackOurDaughters.
#BringBackOurGirls – Part 1
#BringBackOurGirls – Part 2
#BringBackOurGirls – Part 3
Published on May 5, 2014
The leader of an Islamic extremist group in Nigeria says his group has started kidnapping women and children as part of its bloody guerrilla campaign against the country’s government, according to a video released Monday. Scores of girls and young women kidnapped from a school in Nigeria are being forced to marry their Islamic extremist abductors, a civic organization reported Wednesday.
Kidnapped Nigerian Girls: Social Media Reacts
Published on May 6, 2014
Celebs, world leaders’ use of #BringBackOurGirls raised awareness to the nearly 300 abducted girls
#BringBackOurGirls Worldwide Protest
Published on May 7, 2014
Images of people the world over weeping and protesting for the return of 276 young girls kidnapped from a Nigerianboarding school. #BringBackOurGirls #BringBackOurDaughters
White House Schedule – May 9th, 2014
THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FRIDAY, MAY 9th, 2014
DAILY GUIDANCE AND SCHEDULE FOR
FRIDAY, MAY 9th, 2014
In the morning, the President will deliver remarks at Walmart in Mountain View, California on energy. This event is open to pre-credentialed media.
Later in the morning, the President will depart California en route Washington, DC. The departure from Moffett Federal Airfield is open to pre-credentialed media, and the arrival on the South Lawn is open press.
12:55 PM EDT: The President delivers remarks on energy, Walmart, Mountain View, California
Friday May 9th, All Times ET
12:55 AM: THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks, Walmart, Mountain View, CA.
10:45 AM: THE PRESIDENT departs California en route Washington, DC. Moffett Federal Airfield, Mountain View, CA.
6:20 PM: THE PRESIDENT arrives Joint Base Andrews.
6:35 PM: THE PRESIDENT arrives the White House, South Lawn.
From The Associated Press:
CHILEAN PRESIDENT TO VISIT WHITE HOUSE ON JUNE 30
WASHINGTON (AP) — Chile’s President Michelle Bachelet (bah-cheh-LET’) is planning a visit with President Barack Obama next month.
The White House announced the June 30 meeting on Thursday. The announcement said their discussions will include global security, trade and cooperation on energy and science.
Bachelet was sworn back into office two months ago after a four-year break.
Bachelet is a moderate socialist who became Chile’s first female president in 2006. The Chilean Constitution does not allow a president to serve two consecutive terms.
Thank you The Associated Press.
Inside the White House: Solar Panels
Published on May 9, 2014
Go inside the White House and learn about the installation of solar panels on the roof of the residence. http://www.whitehouse.gov
West Wing Week 05/09/14 or, “Reach Higher”
Published on May 8, 2014
This week, the First Lady launched her new Reach Higher education initiative, while the President hosted two bilateral meetings and a press conference, let loose some humor at the White House Correspondents Dinner, and traveled to Arkansas and California.
Friday, May 2nd
- On Friday, the President hosted German Chancellor Angela Merkel for a bilateral meeting in the Oval Office, a joint press conference in the Rose Garden and a working lunch.
- Later, the President met with AAPI business and faith leaders as they held a discussion on commonsense immigration reform.
- The First Lady travelled to the University of Texas San Antonio’s Annual College Signing Day, where she spoke about her new Reach Higher education initiative.
Saturday, May 3rd
- On Saturday, the President and First Lady attended the100th Annual White House Correspondents Dinner.
Monday, May 5th
- On Monday, the President hosted President Ismail Omar Guelleh of Djibouti for a bilateral meeting in the Oval Office to highlight Djiboutis importance to regional security.
- Later that day, the President spoke on immigration reformat a celebration of the 152nd anniversary of Cinco de Mayo.
Tuesday, May 6th
- On Tuesday, the President participated in “Weather at the White House”, a series of interviews with both local and national meteorologists to discuss that day’s release of the third National Climate Assessment.
Wednesday, May 7th
- On Wednesday, the President traveled to central Arkansas to tour the states tornado damage.
- Later, the President traveled to California to speak at the Shoah Foundations’ 20th Anniversary Gala.
State of the Climate
Streamed live on May 8, 2014
At 2pm ET, we’re co-hosting a conversation with The Weather Channel on the impacts of climate change and President Obama’s plan to address it.
Use the hashtag #ActOnClimate to ask questions and join the conversation: http://go.wh.gov/c8nGdA
White House Event on the National Climate Assessment Release
Published on May 7, 2014
The White House hosts an event highlighting the release of the Third U.S. National Climate Assessment — a major scientific report on the impacts of climate change on all regions of the United States and key sectors of the national economy. May 7, 2014.
Speeches and Remarks
Statements and Releases
President Obama Nominates Brenda K. Sannes to Serve on the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
Statement by the Press Secretary on the President’s Notification to Remove Certain Trade Benefits from Russia
Message to the Congress — With respect to Russia’s status under the Generalized System of Preferences
Readout of National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice’s Bilateral Meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu
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President Obama Makes a Statement
Mountain View, California. White House LIVE!! Streaming
May 09, 2014 3:00 PM EDTShare
Vice President Biden Speaks at the Commencement Ceremony at the University of South Carolina
Audio Only, Columbia, South Carolina. White House LIVE!! Streaming
The White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault released a new website and report.
Together we can build a fair, effective and common sense immigration system.
President Obama is taking action to help ensure opportunity for all Americans.
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