Four years ago: President Obama and VP Biden escort Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the East Room of the White House where the President introduced her as his nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, May 26, 2009 (Photo by Chuck Kennedy)
Today (all times EST):
9:45: President Obama departs the White House en route to the Oklahoma City area
12:50: Arrives in the Oklahoma City area
1:45: President Obama Views areas and visits families impacted the devastating tornadoes and thanks first responders (White House live)
2:15: President Obama makes a statement
4:50: Departs Oklahoma
7:30: Arrives at the White House
9:30: The President and First Lady host a breakfast in honor of Gold Star Families
11:0: The President lays a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier; The First Lady also attends
11:20: The President delivers remarks
The Week Ahead:
Tuesday: The President will visit the Jersey Shore to view the rebuilding and recovery efforts underway following Hurricane Sandy’s devastating impact along the coastline last fall, including the efforts by local businesses to prepare for the 2013 summer season. The President, joined by Governor Chris Christie, will visit with families and business owners. On Tuesday evening, the President will deliver remarks at the AAPI Heritage Month Celebration at the White House.
Wednesday: The President will travel to Chicago for DCCC events. He will remain overnight in Chicago.
Thursday: The President will return from Chicago and attend meetings at the White House.
Friday: Meetings at the White House.
….. comforting people at Holt Elementary School in Holt, Ala., April 29, 2011. The President and First Lady traveled to Alabama to visit storm damaged neighborhoods and meet with families affected by deadly tornados (Photo by Pete Souza)
…. meeting residents during a tour of neighborhoods impacted by the deadly tornado in Joplin, Mo., May 29, 2011 (Photo by Pete Souza)
Joplin, Mo, May 29, 2011 (Photo by Pete Souza)
President Obama greets a girl while touring a neighborhood affected by Hurricane Irene in Wayne, N.J., Sept. 4, 2011 (Photo by Pete Souza)
….. greeting residents on Cedar Grove Avenue during a walking tour of Hurricane Sandy storm damage in Staten Island, Nov. 15, 2012 (Photo by Pete Souza)
President Obama and Gov. Chris Christie talk with local residents at the Brigantine Beach Community Center, which was serving as a shelter for those displaced by Hurricane Sandy
President Obama hugs Donna Vanzant, the owner of North Point Marina, as he tours damage from Hurricane Sandy in Brigantine, N.J. (Photo by Pete Souza)
MoooOOOooorning everyone! 876 gazillion thanks to UT and LL for their posts yesterday, wasn’t able to get back to the blog ’til this morning. Will try to catch up-ish with newsie stuff later in the day … or in the morning.