Joe Biden will be returning to work tomorrow. It'll be his first day back at his job since the passing of his son, Beau Biden, on May 30. Biden has spent most of that time at his home in Wilmington, Delaware, where he'll be returning after work tomorrow.
"In the morning, the Vice President will attend meetings at the White House," reads the vice president's official White House schedule for tomorrow.
"In the afternoon, the President and the Vice President will meet for lunch in the Private Dining Room.Read more
The White House is celebrating the most recent jobs numbers.Read more
First Lady Michelle Obama has been trying to promote healthy living. But now she's aiming at something different -- promoting "pollinator health."Read more
In remarks last night to Democratic donors in New York City, President Obama talked about the "project" he started continuing after he leaves the White House.Read more
President Obama told a Washington, D.C. classroom today he'll "still be a pretty young man" when he finishes his second term in the White House. And that he wants to help people after his presidency.
"That's the kind of work that I really love to do," Obama told the kids, according to the White House pool report.
Pool was led into an open space in the library where about 40 kids were seated in chairs in an arc formation around two stools.Read more
Every year since 2011, the White House has used tax time to post a "Federal Taxpayer Receipt" showing taxpayers how their federal tax dollars are being spent.Read more
President Barack Obama's top adviser, Valerie Jarrett, went around the table and kissed reporters before an interview this morning on MNSBC's Morning Joe. The moment was briefly captured on live television before the network cut away to a commercial break.
Watch here:Read more
The Secret Service scrambled this afternoon at an unidentified 4-year-old managed to climb under a White House fence.
"4 year old child climbed under temporary bike rack along PA Ave. Child was fine and was safely reunited with parents," Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary told the White House pool reporter.
An earlier pool report detailed the scramble:
"Pool loaded the vans at 12:38 pm and motorcade is rolling at 12:51 pm to an undisclosed location.Read more
President Obama has long known that the real decision maker in Iran is Ayatollah Khamenei, the so-called supreme leader. While other Iranian officials have negotiated with Western powers over the mullahs’ nuclear program, Khamenei’s opinion is the only one that really counts. It is for this reason that Obama began writing directly to Khamenei early in his presidency.Read more
Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, is going to cause big trouble for the Obama administration. In a speech today, Khamenei denounced the White House’s spin tactics—according to the rahbar, there is no nuclear deal.Read more
Just last week the White House boasted that President Obama is setting the agenda despite Republican control of the House and Senate. He’s in a stronger position now than before the midterm elections in November. “The White House is declaring victory over Washington,” according to Politico.Read more
The Obama White House is enlisting all its allies to make its case for the bad nuclear deal with Iran that, say administration allies, is better than no deal. The alternative, they claim, is war. And to what purpose? Many nuclear experts, Middle East analysts, and journalists argue, after all, that an attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities would set the program back only two to three years.Read more
A pair of statements about an hour apart by two top Obama administration officials give a clear if jarring look into the funhouse mirror that isRead more
In a comment unprompted by any question from the media, White House press secretary lashed into some of the rhetoric Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu used in his reelection campaign. The White House even suggested it had hurt Israel's democracy and America's relationship with its greatest ally in the Middle East.Read more
Barack Obama did not like when Israeli prime minister Benjmain Netanyahu used a joint congressional meeting to criticize his Iran plan. But yesterday the president let the Irish prime minister, Enda Kenny, use his podium to attack Congress on immigration at a St. Patrick's Day reception at the White House.
Kenny also thanked Obama for his executive amnesty.Read more
Barack Obama's top adviser, Valerie Jarrett, tells the New York Times Magazine that her "job," at least part of it anyway, is to be the president's "friend."
The magazine says to Jarrett, "In his new book, David Axelrod asserts that Rahm Emanuel, when he was chief of staff, was openly uncomfortable with your relationship with the first family. "Read more
Failing upwards is a Washington tradition, but even The Scrapbook was taken aback by the promotion of Jennifer Psaki from State Department spokesperson to White House director of communications. Psaki, along with her State Department colleague Marie Harf, had acquired quite the reputation for putting the “foggy” in Foggy Bottom.Read more
Al Sharpton met with the president of the United States yesterday. "President Obama met with African American civil rights and faith leaders to provide an update on the Administration’s priorities as described in the State of the Union. The meeting was also an opportunity to have a dialogue with the leaders about the issues facing their communities, including criminal justice, education, health care and economic development," the White House announced in a read-out of the meeting.Read more
Usually when the Obama administration is discussing doctors and health issues, Obamacare is on the table., however, the White House threw a curve by linking health to climate change.Read more
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