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Weekly Wrap Up: POTUS Meets a Robot, and More
April 25, 2014
06:15 PM EDT
This week, more than 30,000 guests stopped by the South Lawn for the 136th White House Easter Egg Roll; the President traveled to Japan and Korea for his fifth trip to Asia during his time in office; the First Lady and Dr. Biden announced that over half a million veterans and military spouses have been hired through Joining Forces; and more. Check out what else you may have missed in this week's wrap up.
Sports were played, books were read, and eggs were rolled on Monday as the President and the First Lady welcomed more than 30,000 guests to the South Lawn of the White House for the 136th White House Easter Egg Roll.
See more from the Easter Egg Roll, and make sure to check out President Obama's inspired reading of "Where the Wild Things Are."
While visiting Japan earlier this week, President Obama visited the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation to check out the latest and greatest in technology. Always ready to show off how he moves, the President kicked the ball around with a new friend.
What a pass!
The First Lady and Dr. Biden visited Fort Campbell in Kentucky earlier this week for the Veterans Jobs Summit and Career Forum — and made some big announcements while they were there. First:
— The First Lady (@FLOTUS) April 23, 2014
On top of the more than half a million veterans and military spouses hired, FLOTUS and Dr. Biden announced a brand new online tool to help servicemembers and veterans find new careers.
Vice President Biden traveled to Ukraine earlier this week for meetings with government leaders and to speak at the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv.
— Office of VP Biden (@VP) April 22, 2014
"I came here to Kyiv, to let you know...that the United States stands with you," said the Vice President at the Embassy.
In honor of Earth Day on Tuesday, administration officials traveled around the country to spread the President's message: It's time to act on climate.
— The White House (@WhiteHouse) April 22, 2014
As always, to see even more of this week's events, watch the latest episode of West Wing Week below: