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West Wing Week: 12/07/12 or "I Have To Pinch Myself"

Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. This week, the President visited a toy factory, hosted Kennedy Center Honorees, held the 2012 White House Tribal Nations Conference, welcomed the Prime Minister of Bulgaria, answered questions live on twitter, spoke on National Security achievements, visited a family who had written the White House, and lit the National Christmas Tree. That's November 30th to December 6th or "I Have to Pinch Myself."

Friday, November 30th:

Saturday, December 1st:

Sunday, December 2nd:

Monday, December 3rd:

Tuesday, December 4th:

  • The president sat down with Bloomberg television in the map room to discuss tax cuts for the middle class.
  • The President also dropped by The National Black Caucus of State Legislators in the Roosevelt Room.

Wednesday, December 5th:

Thursday, December 6th:

  • The President then visited the Santana family in Falls Church, VA. Tiffany Santana wrote the white house through the site WhiteHouse.Gov/my2k to share how a $2,000 tax hike on the middle class would effect her family. The President sat down with the Santana's to highlight just one of the millions of middle-class families who would have to make great sacrifices if congress cant work together to extend middle-class tax cuts by the end of the year.
  • Later That evening, the President and First Family attended the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony.