Archive for June 19th, 2014

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Chat On!

First Lady Michelle Obama hugs graduate Isiah Guinyard after he was presented with a Student Achievement Award during the DC College Access Program Class of 2014 graduation celebration in Washington, June 19

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A Tweet Or Two

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Jun
14

The President’s Day

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President Barack Obama speaks during a meeting of the President’s Export Council at the White House. Flanking President Obama are Boeing CEO Jim McNerney and Xerox CEO Ursula Burns. The President’s Export Council advises the President on policies and programs that effects US trade performance and promote export expansion

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President Barack Obama speaks about the situation in Iraq, in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. President Obama said the US will send up to 300 military advisers to Iraq, set up joint operation centers

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President Barack Obama awards the Medal of Honor to retired Marine Cpl. William “Kyle” Carpenter, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Carpenter took a blow from a grenade to protect a fellow Marine in Afghanistan, sustaining major wounds including the loss of his right eye. He is the eighth living recipient to be chosen for the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan

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Retired Marine Cpl. William “Kyle” Carpenter smiles as President Barack Obama speaks at a ceremony awarding Carpenter the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry

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Jun
14

The President awards the Medal of Honor

2:15 EDT: The President awards Corporal William “Kyle” Carpenter, U.S. Marine Corps (Ret.), the Medal of Honor, East Room

 

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Jun
14

The President Delivers a Statement on the Situation in Iraq

12:30 EDT (Delayed to 1:15): The President delivers a statement on the situation in Iraq

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Jun
14

Rise and Shine

On This Day: President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden wait to be introduced before the Fatherhood Town Hall at the White House, June 19, 2009 (Photo by Pete Souza)

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Today (all times Eastern)

10:15: The President joins a President’s Export Council Meeting, Eisenhower Executive Office Building

12:15: Josh Earnest briefs the press

12:30: The President delivers a statement on the situation in Iraq

2:15: The President awards Corporal William “Kyle” Carpenter, U.S. Marine Corps (Ret.), the Medal of Honor, East Room

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On This Day

President Obama visits and leads a discussion at “Year Up” in Arlington, Va., June 19, 2009. “Year Up” is a one-year, intensive training program that provides urban young adults 18-24 with a unique combination of technical and professional skills, college credits, an educational stipend and corporate apprenticeship (Photo by Pete Souza)

President Obama and celebrity chef Bobby Flay grill steak, corn and barbeque chicken at the Kick Off Young Men’s Barbeque on the South Lawn of the White House, June 19, 2009 (Photo by Samantha Appleton)

Television Correspondents Dinner at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., June 19, 2009 (Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

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President Obama greets patrons at Thomas Sweet Ice Cream and Chocolate in Washington, D.C., during a family outing on Father’s Day, June 19, 2011 (Photo by Pete Souza)

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Pete Souza: “The President and German Chancellor Angela Merkel listen to remarks by Berlin Mayor Klaus Wowereit at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. The last time I had been here was in 1987 on the opposite site of the Gate when President Reagan had challenged Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev to ‘tear down this wall.'” June 19, 2013

President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel talk with Dallas Mavericks basketball player Dirk Nowitzki before a dinner at Schloss Charlottenburg in Berlin, Germany, June 19, 2013 (Photo by Pete Souza)

President Obama talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel and Berlin Mayor Klaus Wowereit before delivering remarks at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, June 19, 2013. Working in the background, from left, are: Caitlin Hayden, Senior Director for Strategic Communications and NSS Spokesperson; Cody Keenan, Director of Speechwriting; and Gary Lee, Advance Associate (Photo by Pete Souza)

First Lady Michelle Obama, with her daughters Malia and Sasha, Auma Obama, President Obama’s half sister, and German Chancellor’s husband Joachim Sauer visit the Berlin Wall memorial at Bernauer Strasse on June 19, 2013 in Germany

First Lady Michelle Obama, President Obama, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her husband Joachim Sauer attend the dinner given in honor of President Obama at the Orangerie of Schloss Charlottenburg palace on June 19, 2013 in Berlin, Germany

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama raise their glasses in a toast with other guests during a dinner hosted by German Chancellor Angela Merkel at Schloss Charlottenburg in Berlin, Germany, June 19, 2013 (Photo by Pete Souza)

Pete Souza: “A beautiful evening just after sunset as the President and and First Lady boarded Air Force One at Tegel Airport prior to departing Berlin, Germany.” June 19, 2013

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MooOOOooorning everyone, apologies for the news-less R&S, a gazillion things came up again, will try to catch up through the day.

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14

Early Bird Chat

On This Day: First Lady Michelle Obama, President Obama, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her husband Joachim Sauer attend the dinner given in honor of President Obama at the Orangerie of Schloss Charlottenburg palace on June 19, 2013 in Berlin, Germany

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MoooOOOooorning – Happy Thursday!

 




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