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White House Schedule - December 6, 2012
In the morning, the President and the Vice President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.
In the afternoon, the President will visit the home of a middle class family in Northern Virginia to discuss the importance of extending income tax cuts for 98% of Americans and 97% of small businesses. In response to the #My2K social media campaign, a member of this family shared her story about how paying $2,200 more in taxes next year, if Congress doesn’t act, would impact them. This family’s story is just one of over 100,000 we’ve received on Whitehouse.gov. More than 260,000 people have also spoken out on this issue using the hashtag #My2K. There will be in-town travel pool coverage of the President’s visit.
In the afternoon, the Vice President will attend meetings at the White House.
In the evening, the First Family will attend the National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse. The President will deliver remarks. This event is open press, but the deadline to request credentials has passed.
The President and the Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing
Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney
The President visits a middle class family to discuss the importance of extending income tax cuts for 98% of Americans and 97% of small businesses
Northern Virginia, Private Residence
In-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Final Gather 12:55PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)
The First Family attends the National Christmas Tree Lighting; the President delivers remarks
Open to pre-credentialed media
(Travel Pool Gather Time 4:35PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)