President Obama arrives at Palms Springs International Airport, June 7
9:25 AM: President Obama and President Xi Jinping of China hold a bilateral meeting, The Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands
11:10 AM: The President participates in a departure greet with President Xi Jinping and First Lady Madame Peng Liyuan
10:25 AM: The President departs Palm Springs, CA
5:55: Arrives The White House
The Week Ahead:
Monday: The President will deliver remarks at the White House commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act.
Tuesday: Will deliver remarks at the White House in support of the Senate’s bipartisan immigration reform bill. Later in the morning, the President will host President Ollanta Humala of Peru at the White House.
Wednesday: The President will travel to Boston for an event for Ed Markey for Senate and the Massachusetts Democratic Party. From there, he will travel to Miami for a DNC event and will return to the White House in the evening.
Thursday: Will deliver remarks at the LGBT Pride Month celebration at the White House.
Friday: The President will welcome the WNBA Champion Indiana Fever to the White House to honor the team and their victory in the WNBA Finals
Pete Souza: President Obama with China’s President Xi Jinping at The Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands.
And now we find out WaPo is backing way, way, way away from Greenwald’s claims. read.bi/18cZ5mn
Business Insider: The Washington Post Has Now Hedged Its Stunning Claim About Google, Facebook, Etc, Giving The Government Direct Access
…. the Washington Post reported a shocking story about how the FBI and National Security Agency had partnered with Google, Facebook, and many other tech companies to spy on the tech companies’ hundreds of millions of users …. Not surprisingly, the Post’s story created an instant explosion of outrage. The ire was directed at both the government and the technology companies.
….. 24 hours later, after more denials and questions, the Post has made at least two important changes to its spying story.
Greg Sargent: Despite birth control controversy, Obama suffers no erosion among Catholics
Since the birth control controversy broke, it has been an article of faith among even some neutral commentators that the battle would cause Obama to lose crucial support among Catholic swing voters.
But Gallup has performed a new analysis of its tracking data that should complicate this assertion: It finds that Obama has suffered no meaningful downturn in recent days among that consistuency, even among church-going Catholics.