A Day in the Life: Denver
President Obama is on the road again this week, talking about the economy and meeting with working Americans who have written the White House -- from Denver to Austin.
You can follow along right here. (And, if you want to write the President yourself, you can do that here.)
The President sat down for dinner with five Coloradans who wrote him.
The President sat down for dinner with five Americans who wrote him and shared their stories.
Alex, who works at a furniture upholstery store in Denver, wrote to thank him for calling on businesses to raise the minimum wage.
Elizabeth, a rising junior at the University of Northern Colorado majoring in mathematics, wrote about how she's struggling to pay for school.
Carolyn and David, a couple from Denver with six children, wrote to let the President know how they were able to expand their chain of sandwich shops thanks to an SBA loan.
And Leslie, who's worked as a teacher for 26 years, wrote about the importance of early childhood education.
"I'm so glad you're here."
--President Obama to his dinner guests, 7/8/2014
After dinner, he strolled through the streets of Denver.
"Here's my business card": Pres Obama greets pedestrians in downtown Denver pic.twitter.com/hUEAjKbR1Y— petesouza (@petesouza) July 9, 2014
Then, the President continued on to a local brewery to shoot some pool.
Whistling along to "Brown Eyed Girl", Pres Obama shoots pool w Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper in Denver pic.twitter.com/0An0Q43rjb— petesouza (@petesouza) July 9, 2014
The next day, the President spoke at a Denver Park.
The President delivered remarks on the economy from Denver's Cheesman Park.
POTUS intro'd today by Denver woman who wrote to WH about getting a raise after her boss heard POTUS call to raise min wage.— Josh Earnest (@PressSec) July 9, 2014
"The only story that matters is your story." —President Obama on why he's focused on expanding opportunity for more Americans— The White House (@WhiteHouse) July 9, 2014
Nothing gets a bigger response from the crowd than mentions of Boehner's plan to sue POTUS for doing his job, while they do nothing— Dan Pfeiffer (@pfeiffer44) July 9, 2014
Next, it was on to Dallas.
AF1 leaving Denver, headed for Dallas where POTUS will meet w D's, R's and faith leaders to discuss situation on the SW border.— Josh Earnest (@PressSec) July 9, 2014
Check back on Thursday to keep following along as the President continues traveling through Texas to meet with working Americans and highlight the actions he's taken to benefit them.