Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Shutdown means only Lunch for the President and but Breakfasts for the VP

Most of President Obama's scheduled activities during the 3rd week of the government shutdown consisted of attending meetings with both the Democratic and Republican Caucasus. In addition, he received 4 daily briefings, and met with business leaders, a young Pakistani schoolgirl, and Secretaries Lew and Hagel.  He also ate lunch with VP Biden, volunteered at a soup kitchen, and held a staff meeting.

Vice President Biden hosted two breakfast meetings during this shutdown week.

Weekly Air Force One and Helicopter flying time:
  • No Presidential travel reported.

Below is a summary of President Obama's official schedule during the week of Wednesday October 9 through Tuesday October 15 2013.

Today, Tuesday, October 15, 2013
  • President Obama receives a daily briefing at 10:15 AM. Then at 11:40 AM, he is interviewed by regional television stations. Next at 2:10 PM, he awards the Medal of Honor to Captain William Swenson. This is followed by a 3:15 PM meeting with House Democratic leaders. Finally, he ends the day after a 4:30 PM meeting with Secretary of Defense Hagel.
  • VP Biden hosted a breakfast for U.S. China Track II participants.

Monday, October 14, 2013
  • President Obama volunteered his services by helping at a DC soup kitchen named Martha's Table. He also held a meeting with VP Biden.

Friday, October 11, 2013
  • President Obama received a daily briefing at 9:45 AM. He then met with the Senate Republican Caucus at 11:15 AM. He ended the day after a 2:15 PM meeting with business owners. He, First Lady, and a daughter met with Malata Yousatzia.

Thursday, October 10, 2013
  • President Obama received a daily briefing at 10:30 AM. Then at noon, he met with Secretary of Treasury Jack Lew. In the afternoon, he met with the Senate Democratic caucus at 1:45 PM, and then with the House Republican leadership at 4:35 PM. He also held a staff meeting sometime during the day.
  • VP Biden hosted a breakfast with Sec. of Defense Hagel.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013
  • President Obama received a daily briefing at 10:15 AM. Then, he had lunch with VP Biden at 12:30 PM. Later, he made a 3:10 PM personnel announcement, and finished the day after a 4:35 PM meeting with the House Democratic Caucus.

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