Posts Tagged ‘breakfast

29
Jul
14

First Lady Michelle Obama Presents The Most Important Meal Of The Day

23
May
14

The President’s Day

bd1eaa46261dfe14540f6a7067007bfe

President Barack Obama shares a laugh with a patron as they get breakfast at Valois Cafeteria in Chicago

****

****

0d456236261efe14540f6a706700b537

****

Another Video Here

****

USA Today: Obama Breakfasts At Old Chicago Favorite

It was an old home kind of Friday for President Obama. The president — and former Chicago resident — had breakfast at a favored old stomping ground, Valois Restaurant in Hyde Park. Obama, who dined with Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, ordered two eggs over medium with bacon and hash browns, and then plopped down a pair of $20 bills. “I don’t take free food,” Obama said.

It was a familiar place for Obama. A glass cabinet featured Valois coffee mugs adorned with Obama’s face, while assorted Obama clippings and photos hung on a wall. A separate menu board featured “President Obama’s favorites,” including “N.Y. steak and eggs”; two eggs with bacon or sausage; two pancakes; steak omelet; Mediterranean omelet; and an “all-vegi” egg white omelet.

More here

****

06268b1f26d20114550f6a7067005de5

President Barack Obama waves while boarding Air Force One before leaving O’Hare International Airport in Chicago

1421765726c40114550f6a706700823b

President Barack Obama salutes as he steps from Air Force One in Andrews Air Force Base

8d4c816f26c20114550f6a706700bbd9

President Barack Obama is escorted to Marine One helicopter from the steps of Air Force One

77856e6f26c40114550f6a7067004036

President Barack Obama waves as he walks across the South Lawn of the White House following his arrival on Marine One

4c18417926d30114550f6a7067003223

a85910e126c40114550f6a706700fec4

President Barack Obama carries his jacket over his shoulder and whistles as he walks towards the Oval Office

2014-05-23T205633Z_192554913_GM1EA5O0DKP01_RTRMADP_3_USA-OBAMA

d0f8949f275e0414550f6a70670030ac

President Barack Obama signs H.R. 685 in the Oval Office. H.R. 685 is the American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal Act with the presentation of a single congressional gold medal in recognition of the Aces military service. From back left are Rep. Denny Heck, D-Wash., Sen. Joe Manchin, D-West Va., Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, Fred Dungan, American Fighter Ace, of San Clemente, Calif., Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, and Clayton Gross, of Portland, Ore., American Fighter Ace.

****

White House: Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 685 and H.R. 1209

On Friday, May 23, 2014, the President signed into law: H.R. 685, the “American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal Act,” which provides for the award of a single congressional gold medal to the American Fighter Aces, collectively, in recognition of their heroic military service and defense of the Nation’s freedom throughout the history of aviation warfare; and

H.R. 1209, which provides for the award of a single congressional gold medal to the World War II members of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders, for outstanding heroism, valor, skill, and service to the United States in conducting the bombings of Tokyo.

More here

****

fe15bd1227870514550f6a706700812e

7ca0bf2e27850514550f6a7067006e2c

President Barack Obama, along with Vice President Joe Biden, announces the nomination of San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to replace current Secretary Shaun Donovan who was nominated to lead the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)

****

****

27175d9227860514550f6a706700dca5

2014-05-23T204542Z_2106579031_GM1EA5O0D4W01_RTRMADP_3_USA-OBAMA-CABINET

****

White House: President Obama Nominates Julián Castro As Next HUD Secretary And Shaun Donovan As OMB Director

Today, in the White House State Dining Room, President Obama nominated San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro as the next Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and current HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan to serve as the Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Mayor Castro will be an invaluable member of the Obama Administration. In five short years, Mayor Castro has made significant progress in San Antonio and put the city and its citizens on a new trajectory. He has been a leader among mayors in implementing housing and economic development programs that have tremendously benefitted the people of San Antonio. He has also built good relationships with other mayors and key partners in the Administration’s Promise Zones initiative, which spotlights San Antonio as a shining example of a city that has been revitalized over the past few years due in large part to Mayor Castro’s leadership.

President Obama also believes that Secretary Donovan will make an excellent choice as the new Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget. Donovan has committed his life to public service, focused on good government and smart investment. Under Donovan’s leadership, HUD helped stabilize the housing market and worked to keep responsible families in their homes. In the wake of the foreclosure crisis, Donovan reaffirmed HUD’s commitment to building strong, sustainable, inclusive neighborhoods that are connected to education and jobs and provide access to opportunity for all Americans. While at HUD, Donovan made critical investments to speed economic growth, while also offering new savings proposals and ensuring fiscal responsibility. Donovan also chaired the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force, which developed a comprehensive regional plan, based on local vision for redevelopment, to guide long-term disaster recovery efforts. Donovan has a track record of using data to make good decisions and drive results. In the role, he has become a trusted advisor to the President and partner to other members of the Cabinet.

More here

****

2014-05-23T204852Z_1292892853_GM1EA5O0DA801_RTRMADP_3_USA-OBAMA-CABINET

57185b5527600414550f6a7067009793

5c11c40d275c0414550f6a7067001435

3b7b346f279a0514550f6a706700b218

14
Apr
14

President Obama Speaks at the 2014 Easter Prayer Breakfast

07
Feb
13

The National Prayer Breakfast

Text of remarks here

****

07
Feb
13

Rise and Shine

A year ago: Lauren Fleming, the 2011 March of Dimes National Ambassador, looks up as her brother Corbin touches President Barack Obama’s face during a visit to the Oval Office, Feb. 7, 2012. Lauren is also accompanied by her parents Densel and Nikki Fleming, and her sister Erin (Photo by Pete Souza)

****

This morning:

8:05 AM: President Obama, VP Biden and Michelle Obama attend the National Prayer Breakfast; President Obama delivers remarks

White House live * C-Span * CBS * CNN

****

First Lady introduced:

Gabby Douglas:

See it all at C-Span

****

Later:

10:0: Jay Carney briefs the press

10:0: Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey testify on what happened in Benghazi before the Senate Armed Services Committee

11:15: President Obama departs the White House en route Leesburg, Va.

11:40: Arrives in Leesburg, Va.

12:30: President Obama delivers remarks at the House Democratic Issues Conference

1:45: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and the chairman of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force will roll out their proposed gun control initiatives in Leesburg

1:55: President Obama departs Leesburg

2:20: Arrives at the White House

2:30: John Brennan testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee on his nomination to become the next CIA director

****

****

TPM: Despite the increasingly dim prospects for an assault weapons ban to earn congressional approval, a poll released Thursday showed that a wide majority of American voters is in favor of such a prohibition.

The latest poll from Quinnipiac University found that 56 percent of registered voters nationwide support a ban on the sale of assault weapons, compared with just 39 percent who are opposed.

More here

****

****

@BarackObama

Where’s your family from?

By Jose Magana

I was brought to this country from Mexico when I was 2 years old.

I am an undocumented immigrant — and I am living proof that our immigration system is broken.

….. Just telling our stories would change people’s minds.

This is exactly how we’re going to persuade people across the country to get behind President Obama’s plan for comprehensive immigration reform.

…. Through this grassroots movement, we can raise our voices, tell our stories, and make sure Congress and all Americans better understand the ties that bind us. Our stories can drive our organizing. Share your own story today, and help Organizing for Action get the word out on why this matters …

See here

****

****

****

Mooooooorning everyone, this is a decidedly short Rise and Shine, but I wanted to give a Heads Up for the Prayer Breakfast – that’s my excuse any way. More in a while.

15
Aug
12

President Obama on Star 102.5, Iowa

Star 102.5

****

Coming up:

12:00: VP Biden delivers remarks at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Va

1:25: President Obama & Michelle Obama deliver remarks at Alliant Energy Amphitheater, Dubuque, Iowa

6:35: President Obama & Michelle Obama deliver remarks at Village of East Davenport in Davenport, Iowa

C-Span * CNN * CBS 1 * CBS 2 *

****

Thanks Dotster

****

President Obama sits for breakfast at Riley’s Cafe with U.S. military veterans in Cedar Rapids, August 15




@BarackObama

@WhiteHouse

@FLOTUS

@blog44

@PeteSouza

Enter your email address to receive notifications of new posts by email.

@TheObamaDiary

@NerdyWonka

@Lib_Librarian

@Our4thEstate

@DaRiverZkind

@zizii2

RSS OFA

  • An error has occurred; the feed is probably down. Try again later.

RSS Steve Benen

  • An error has occurred; the feed is probably down. Try again later.

Categories

Archives

Blog Stats

  • 28,726,599 hits
December 2014
M T W T F S S
« Nov    
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031