Vice President of the United States

The Baz File: Obama Didn’t Embrace Twitter, at First

The Baz File: Obama Didn’t Embrace Twitter, at First

Via The Baz File President Obama’s decision to hold a Twitter Town Hall was an about-face for the commander-in-chief who only months ago in private conversations with aides would scoff at the 140-character social media format for its lack of depth and sophistication, according to sources with knowledge of those conversations. In particular, Obama would get miffed at the news media for picking up the Twitter comments made by ex-GOP […]

President Obama Daily Schedule for Friday July 8, 2011

President Obama Daily Schedule for Friday July 8, 2011

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2011   In the morning, the President will meet with Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi in the Oval Office. Later in the morning, the President will be interviewed by WISN Milwaukee, WTAE Pittsburgh, KING Seattle and WTVD Raleigh-Durham about the economy and the importance of finding a balanced approach to deficit reduction.  These interviews will begin running at 5PM EDT, Friday, July 8. […]

President Obama Schedule Daily for Thursday July 7, 2011

President Obama Schedule Daily for Thursday July 7, 2011

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, JULY 7, 2011   In the morning, the President and the Vice President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing, and the President will meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. Later, the President and the Vice President will meet with Congressional Leadership in the Cabinet Room to discuss the ongoing efforts to find a balanced approach to deficit reduction.  There will be […]

President Obama Daily Schedule Tuesday July 5, 2011

President Obama Daily Schedule Tuesday July 5, 2011

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary DAILY GUIDANCE AND SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY, JULY 5, 2011  In the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing and meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. Later in the morning, the President and the Vice President will meet with Ambassador Crocker and Lieutenant General Allen. In the afternoon, the President and the Vice President will meet with Secretary of […]

President Obama Daily Schedule Wednesday, June 29, 2011

President Obama Daily Schedule Wednesday, June 29, 2011

DAILY GUIDANCE AND  SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2011 In the morning, the President and the Vice President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. Later in the morning, the President will hold a news conference in the East Room. In the afternoon, the President will welcome the WNBA Champion Seattle Storm to the White House to honor the team’s 2010 championship season.  The President’s remarks in […]

President says Dinner with Obama is not a fundraiser, what $5 goes to charity?

President says Dinner with Obama is not a fundraiser, what $5 goes to charity?

In advance of Thursday’s second-quarter fundraising deadline, Obama 2012 campaign manager Jim Messina yesterday sent this message to the millions on President Obama’s email list: Watch the President’s video, and then donate $5 or more to be automatically entered for the chance to have dinner with him. In the video, the president announces that Joe Biden will join him at the dinner. “I’ve got a pretty big announcement about that […]

White House Press Briefing by Jay Carney June 27, 2011 Full Text

White House Press Briefing by Jay Carney June 27, 2011 Full Text

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 12:53 P.M. EDT MR. CARNEY:  Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen.  Let me begin with a brief readout.  I just went in and spoke to the President about his meeting with Senator Reid, the meeting he and the Vice President held.  It was a good meeting, constructive.  Coming out of it, the President told me that all — everyone in the room believes that a […]