Tuesday, November 27, 2012
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney met with members of the White House Press at his daily briefing. Topics discussed included: the "fiscal cliff" negotiations, the meeting of UN Ambassador Susan Rice with GOP Senators and the situation in the Middle East.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 1:59pm (ET)
House Budget Cmte. Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and other GOP members on the budget committee release their proposal for a FY2014 budget. Rep. Ryan says his proposal will balance the budget in ten years and his calculations are based on repealing the Obama health care act.
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State Department Spokesman, Victoria Nuland conducts a daily briefing at the State Department.
At a ceremony at the Interior Department, President Obama signs the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). The Vice President, who was the author of the original bill while he was in the senate, also delivers remarks.
Acting Deputy Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell conducted a daily briefing at the State Department.
President Obama met with his cabinet at the White House, including newly approved Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. The president spoke briefly to the press about the impact of sequestration budget cuts and his priorities on immigration and gun violence.
Following a meeting with Congressional leaders, President Obama holds a news briefing at the White House.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan delivered remarks at the daily White House briefing. He warned of the impact of the upcoming automatic spending cuts, known as sequestration, to education programs.