Michael Bloomberg and Rahm Emmanuel just arrived in White House East Room
White House says deeply concerned by treatment of journalists in Egypt
#Obama says the stimulus bill actually worked, regardless of what others say.
WASHINGTON, Feb 25 (Reuters) – Joking that he would blast
off in an “Iron Man” suit, President Barack Obama on Tuesday
announced that two new manufacturing institutes aimed at
creating quality jobs would be located in the Midwest cities of
Chicago and Detroit.
Obama, who calls Chicago his home town, is seeking ways to
find jobs for middle-class Americans and raise their incomes
the U.S. economy continues to recover from a brutal recession.
In the absence of a consensus in Congress on how to proceed, he
has pledged to act on his own when he can.
White House says FEMA providing round the clock staffing to help with upcoming storm
Labor Sec Perez says admin continues to contemplate executive order on LGBT workplace discrimination.That’s at odds with White House line.
Labor Secretary Perez tells White House press corps American people are ahead of many in Congress in terms of support for minimum wage hike
WASHINGTON, Feb 11 (Reuters) – There were no “freedom fries”
or any other remembrances from strained Franco-American ties in
the past. Instead, it was dry-aged beef and plenty of “bonhomie”
as President Barack Obama gave a lavish welcome to French
President Francois Hollande.
Obama went out of his way to welcome Hollande at the White
House on Tuesday, saying a few words in passable French, teasing
the Frenchman for his formality and toying with the notion that
U.S. ties with France are as close as they are with old ally