President Obama/ White House Schedule for the Week of September 16, 2013
On Monday, the President will deliver remarks in the Rose Garden to mark the five-year anniversary of the financial crisis, discuss the progress we have made, and highlight the work we still need to do to strengthen the middle class and those fighting to get into it. He will be joined on-stage and in the audience by people who have benefited from his economic recovery proposals over the last five years including small business owners, construction workers, homeowners, consumers and tax cut recipients. In the evening, the President and the First Lady have invited various music artists to the White House for a celebration of Latin music during Hispanic Heritage Month. Música Latina: In Performance at the White House will showcase Latin musical heritage, reflecting the influence of richly diverse Latino communities from throughout the Americas. The performance will be held in the East Room.
On Tuesday, the President will participate in an Ambassador Credentialing Ceremony in the Oval Office. At this event, the President will receive the credentials from foreign Ambassadors recently posted in Washington. The presentation of credentials is a traditional ceremony that marks the formal beginning of an Ambassador’s service in Washington. The President will also conduct an interview with Jose Diaz-Balart of Telemundo to discuss his plan for a Better Bargain for the Middle Class and the need for immigration reform. The interview is embargoed until 6:30PM that evening.
On Wednesday, the President will address business leaders at the quarterly meeting of the Business Roundtable at 10:45AM. The event will take place in Washington, DC at the Business Roundtable office.
On Thursday, the President will deliver brief remarks at a meeting with his Export Council to discuss the importance of helping American companies sell their goods and services around the world at 11AM. The meeting will take place in the EEOB at the White House.
On Friday, the President will travel to the Ford Kansas City Assembly Plant where he will continue to highlight the progress we have made since the beginning of the financial crisis five years ago and the work that lies ahead to continue strengthening our economy and deliver a Better Bargain for the Middle Class. More details will be released when they become available.