By Jueseppi B.
The President and First Lady left for South Africa this morning (8:10 AM EST) According to Mark Knoller, the trip will take about 17 hours with a refueling stop.
White House Schedule – December 9, 2013
THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 9th, 2013
President Obama Guidance For December 9th, 2013
In the morning, the President and the First Lady will travel to Johannesburg, South Africa to attend the national memorial service for former President Mandela. There will be in town travel pool coverage of the departure from the South Lawn.
The President and the First Lady will remain overnight aboard Air Force One.
Monday, December 9 2013 All Times ET
7:45 AM: The President and First Lady depart the White House en route Joint Base Andrews, South Lawn.
8:20 AM: The President and the First Lady depart Joint Base Andrews.
Press Secretary Jay Carney will gaggle aboard Air Force One
President Barack Hussein Obama And First Lady Michelle LaVaughn Obama to attend Mandela memorial Tuesday in South Africa
WASHINGTON–President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle “will be attending the national memorial service for former President Mandela on Tuesday in Johannesburg. Further details on the delegation and on the President’s schedule will be provided soon,” the White House announced.
Former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former President George W. Bush and wife Laura will also be heading to South Africa in the wake of the death of Mandela Thursday at the age of 95.
President Obama Speaks at the 2013 Kennedy Center Honors Reception
December 08, 2013 | 15:37 |Public Domain
President Obama delivers remarks at a reception celebrating the 2013 Kennedy Center Honorees.
President Obama Speaks at the Saban Forum
December 07, 2013 | 47:19 |Public Domain
President Obama participates in the 10th Annual Saban Forum.
Computer Science Education Week 2013
Published on Dec 8, 2013
President Obama records a video message in support of Computer Science Education Week, an annual grassroots campaign dedicated to highlighting the importance of computer science education for K-12 students. President Obama in support of Computer Science Education Week, an annual grassroots campaign dedicated to highlighting the importance of computer science education for K-12 students.
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.
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