|Celebrating 3,000,000 @WhiteHouse Twitter FollowersThe White House uses Twitter to connect with citizens around the country and keep our followers up-to-date on the latest news from the President and the Obama Administration. This past weekend, the White House Twitter account reached 3,000,000 followers!
To celebrate, we put together some of our favorite @WhiteHouse tweets, and we want to hear from you: Tell us why you follow @WhiteHouse on Twitter with the hashtag #FollowWH, and we’ll highlight some of our favorite responses on WhiteHouse.gov.
In Case You Missed It
Here are some of the top stories from the White House blog:
President Obama Discusses the Shooting in Oak Creek, Wisconsin President Obama takes a question from reporters about the shooting in Oak Creek, Wisconsin.
Curiosity Takes Us Back to Mars NASA lands the Curiosity Rover on Mars, where it will investigate whether conditions have favored development of microbial life on the Red Planet.
Happy Birthday, President Obama In honor of President Obama’s 51st birthday, we thought we’d share 51 of our favorite pictures of the President in the White House.
All times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
11:00 AM: The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
4:15 PM: The President meets with the White House Rural Council to discuss ongoing efforts in response to the drought
4:30 PM: The President meets with Secretary of Defense Panetta
5:20 PM: The President attends a campaign event
6:20 PM: The President attends a campaign event
Indicates that the event will be live-streamed at WhiteHouse.gov/Live