Lunching outside the White House, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden push above minimum wages and at the same time government financed infrastructure projects that they say could be endangered if Congress does not act soon.
President Obama said that the holiday Iftar dinner he hosted at the White House "is also a reminder of the freedoms that bind us together as Americans, including the freedom of religion -- that inviolable right to practice our faiths freely."
Tourism officials in Kenya are to spend 1m shillings (£6,674) to spruce up the grave of Barack Obama’s father ahead of the US president’s visit to the country in July, it was reported on Friday.Barack Hussein Obama Sr was born in western Kenya in 1936 and was killed there in a car accident in 1982. This will be his son’s fourth trip to the east African nation overall but his first since becoming president.
President Barack Obama, accompanied by his family, was scheduled on Saturday to deliver remarks during the full Catholic Mass honoring Beau Biden in Wilmington, Delaware, where political luminaries like Hillary Rodham Clinton and former President Bill Clinton were also gathering to pay their respects.
President Barack Obama invited the San Francisco Giants to the White House Thursday to congratulate them on their 2014 world series win, and commend them on their charitable efforts in the greater San Francisco area.