Inside the White House: The Marine Sentries
This week, we’re bringing you exclusive looks at life at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave with our Inside the White House video series. Today, learn about Marines who stand sentry outside the West Wing. Watch the video.
Today, the Vice President will unveil a report with new analysis on the impact of Recovery Act investments in innovation, science and technology. The Recovery Act is investing over $100 billion in innovative and transformative programs that span industries from Energy to Health Information Technology. These investments are accelerating the pace of innovation, helping to establish the U.S. as a global leader in the competitive, high-growth industries of the 21st century. The Vice President will be joined by Secretary of Energy Steven Chu.
All times are Eastern Daylight Time.
10:45 AM: The Vice President unveils a report on Recovery Act investments in innovation
11:00 AM: Press Briefing by Deputy Press Secretary Bill Burton joined by Assistant to the President for Counterterrorism and Homeland Security John Brennan to discuss Iraq
12:45 PM: Vice President meets with U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Ambassador Richard Holbrooke
1:45 PM: The Vice President meets with Lieutenant General Lloyd Austin, incoming Commanding General, United States Forces – Iraq
3:00 PM: The Vice President swears in Director of National Intelligence James Clapper
In Case You Missed It
Here are some of the top stories from the White House blog.
Their Economic Policies Haven’t Changed, So They Won’t Bring the Change We Need
House Minority Leader John Boehner gives a speech at the City Club of Cleveland laying out the major planks of his party’s economic agenda. Unfortunately, families in Ohio and across the country have been living with the impact of many of these same old policies for years.
Lakes and Rivers: A Middle Class Task Force Visit to the Chrysler Toledo Assembly Complex
Vice President Biden travels to Toledo, Ohio, to hold a Middle Class Task Force event at the Chrysler Toledo Assembly Complex, a state-of-the-art complex that houses the main assembly plant producing the Jeep Wrangler
31,000 Homes Weatherized in June
In June, more than 31,000 low-income homes nationwide underwent retrofits to use less energy representing the largest number of homes ever upgraded – or “weatherized” – in a single month.
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