Camp David may be getting ready for another round of peace talks – of the domestic variety.
Tales from the Trail
In another first for the new First Family, President Barack Obama and his brood left the White House on Saturday for a helicopter trip to Camp David, the presidential retreat outside Washington.
He’s lived in the place for less than three weeks, but U.S. President Barack Obama is already feeling the constraints of the White House.
After announcing a busy travel schedule for the president next week, White House spokesman Robert Gibbs was asked if Obama was feeling cooped up at the executive mansion.
“It’s safe to say,” Gibbs said.
“Look, you know, some of you have covered him and some of you haven’t, but he’s a bit of a restless soul. His idea of a crazy day is to take a long walk.”
Asked where Obama liked to walk, Gibbs said “in solitude and isolation.”
The president may get a little solitude and isolation on Saturday. He’s headed to the Camp David presidential retreat with his family.
After that he hits the road to push Congress to pass an economic stimulus package. He’s in Indiana on Monday, Florida on Tuesday and Illinois on Thursday.
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