By Jueseppi B.
White House Schedule – February 4th, 2014
THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 4th, 2014
DAILY GUIDANCE AND SCHEDULE FOR
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4th, 2014
Later in the morning, the President will visit Buck Lodge Middle School in Adelphi, Maryland to tour a classroom and deliver remarks detailing progress toward his ConnectED goal of connecting 99% of students to next-generation broadband and wireless technology within five years. The President’s remarks are open to pre-credentialed media, and there will be travel pool coverage of the President’s tour.
In the afternoon, the President and Vice President will meet for lunch in the Private Dining Room. This lunch is closed press.
Later in the afternoon, the President and Vice President will meet with Department of Defense leadership on Afghanistan in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.
In the evening, the President and Vice President will meet with the House Democratic Caucus in the East Room. This meeting is closed press.
Tuesday, February 4 2014 All Times ET
9:45 AM: THE PRESIDENT and VICE PRESIDENT receive the Presidential Daily Briefing, Oval Office.
11:10 AM: THE PRESIDENT visits a Buck Lodge Middle School classroom, Buck Lodge Middle School, Adelphi, Maryland.
11:30 AM: THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks on ConnectED, Buck Lodge Middle School, Adelphi, Maryland.
12:40 PM: THE PRESIDENT and VICE PRESIDENT meet for lunch, Private Dining Room.
1:00 PM: Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney, The Brady Press Briefing Room.
3:00 PM: THE PRESIDENT and VICE PRESIDENT meet with Department of Defense leadership on Afghanistan, Oval Office.
4:30 PM: THE PRESIDENT and VICE PRESIDENT meet with the House Democratic Caucus, The East Room.
President Obama Week Ahead Schedule: Feb. 4th, 2014 – Feb. 7th, 2014.
On Tuesday, the President will deliver remarks on education. In the evening, the President will host the House Democratic Caucus for a roundtable and reception at the White House. The Vice President will also attend.
On Wednesday, the President will deliver remarks at the Senate Democratic Issues Conference.
On Thursday, the President will deliver remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast. The Vice President and the First Lady will also attend. Later, the President will meet with President Martelly of Haiti at the White House.
Details about Friday’s schedule will be released as they become available
Apply for the Chance to Attend a White House State Visit Arrival Ceremony
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For the next White House Social, we are inviting our followers onTwitter, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, and Tumblr to come to the White House South Lawn for a State Visit to welcome President François Hollande of France.
On Tuesday, February 11th, 2014, President Obama and the First Lady will welcome President François Hollande of France to the White House, where he will begin his visit with an arrival ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House — a tradition that started during the Kennedy Administration to formally welcome a visiting head of state. Sign up now for your chance to join other White House social media followers at the Official Visit. The deadline to apply is Wednsday, February 5th at 6:00 p.m. EST.
February 2014: Photo of the Day
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White House Press Briefings are conducted most weekdays from the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room in the West Wing.
Announcing the First-Ever White House Maker Faire
February 03, 2014 | 1:03 |Public Domain
Inspired by “Joey Marshmallow” and the millions of citizen-makers driving the next era of American innovation, we are thrilled to announce plans to host the first-ever White House Maker Faire. We will release more details on the event soon, but it will be an opportunity to highlight both the remarkable stories of Makers like Joey and commitments by leading organizations to help more students and entrepreneurs get involved in making things. Learn more at
The First Lady & Dr. Biden Appear in Super Bowl Video Tribute to America’s Troops & Veterans
Published on Feb 2, 2014
A reading of the Declaration of Independence in honor of America’s active service members and veterans featuring Martin Sheen along with NFL owners, athletes and coaches including: Robert Kraft; Joe Andruzzi; Matt Chatham with members of the Boston Police Department; Chuck Bednarik; London Fletcher and Art Monk; John Mara; Steve Tisch and Woody Johnson; Aaron Rodgers and Clay Matthews; Chuck Pagano, Andrew Luck and Raymond Berry; Jim Kelly and Thurman Thomas; Art Shell; Tony Gonzalez; JJ Watt, the Watt Family and the Houston Fire Dept.; and Adrian Peterson. An original musical composition entitled ³Heart of Independence² plays throughout the video.
Statements and Releases
FACT SHEET: Opportunity For All – Answering the President’s Call to Enrich American Education Through ConnectED
Statement by the Press Secretary on the President’s Travel to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in March 2014
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President Obama Delivers Remarks on ConnectED
Adelphi, Maryland, White House Streaming LIVE!!!
Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney
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South Carolina’s battle over Medicaid expansion
Published on Feb 3, 2014
After the Supreme Court ruled that states were not obligated to expand their Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act, South Carolina was one of the first to opt out. PBS NewsHour’s Mary Jo Brooks reports on the effects for residents who are still uninsured, plus a small alternative program designed to reach some of them..
USA Today: Obama to visit Saudi Arabia in March
President Obama will visit Saudi Arabia next month amid reports of a strained American-Saudi relationship over Iran and Syria.
White House press secretary Jay Carney announced that Obama would meet with Saudi King Abdullah in late March, calling it “part of regular consultations” between the two countries.
“The president looks forward to discussing with King Abdullah the enduring and strategic ties between the United States and Saudi Arabia as well as ongoing cooperation to advance a range of common interests related to Gulf and regional security, peace in the Middle East, countering violent extremism, and other issues of prosperity and security,” Carney said.
The Saudi stop will be added to a late March trip that includes the Netherlands, Belgium, Italy and Vatican City.