Weekly Wrap Up: POTUS Meets a Robot, and More

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.


The Eggs They Are a-Rollin'

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.

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See more from the Easter Egg Roll, and make sure to check out President Obama's inspired reading of "Where the Wild Things Are."


POTUS, Meet Robot

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!


540,000 Veterans and Military Spouses Hired

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:

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.


The VP Heads to Ukraine

Vice President Biden traveled to Ukraine earlier this week for meetings with government leaders and to speak at the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv.

"I came here to Kyiv, to let you know...that the United States stands with you," said the Vice President at the Embassy.


Celebrating Earth Day

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.


As always, to see even more of this week's events, watch the latest episode of West Wing Week below:

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