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West Wing Week: 8/31/12 or, "It's Summer Mailbag Time!"
12:00 AM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. It's the summer's special Mailbag Edition of West Wing Week, featuring Elizabeth Olson, Director of Presidential Correspondence. This week we're taking a moment to pick out a few of your letters from the thousands that arrive everyday here at the White House and answer some of your questions on immigration, healthcare, and the economy. That's August 24th to August 30th or, "It's Summer Mailbag Time!"
First, we went over to the National Economic Council to see Deputy Director, Brian Deese, who answered some of your letters about the economy.
Then we went over to the Domestic Policy Council to talk with Cecilia Muñoz about some of the letters she'd read about healthcare reform and the new deferred action process.
Tuesday, August 28th:
- The President made a statement about preparedness for the arrival of Hurricane Isaac.
Thursday, August 30th:
- We sat down with Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes, who spoke about the upcoming two year anniversary of the end of the war in Iraq for 'The Rhodes Ahead.'