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West Wing Week: 11/30/12 or “#My2k, Tweet it!”
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that’s happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. This week, the National Christmas Tree arrived at the White House and holiday decorating got underway, while the President marked Small Business Saturday, and met with leaders of businesses large and small to discuss the importance of avoiding a middle class tax hike next year. He also welcomed the President-Elect of Mexico, his Cabinet, his science and technology council, and the 2012 American Nobel Laureates.
Yesterday, President Obama asked you to share what the middle-class tax cuts mean for you and your family – and tens of thousands of you responded. At 1:00 p.m. EST today, Deputy Director of the National Economic Council Brian Deese is taking to Twitter to answer your questions about a balanced approach to reducing the deficit and protecting the middle class.
Here are the details:
- Ask your questions now and during the live event on Twitter with the hashtag #WHChat
- Follow the Q&A live through the @WHLive Twitter account
- If you miss the live session, the full session will be posted on WhiteHouse.gov and Storify.com/WhiteHouse
First Lady Michelle Obama talks with members of the press in the State Dining Room of the White House during the 2012 holiday decorations press preview, Nov. 28, 2012. Mrs. Obama welcomed military families to the White House to view the decorations and joined military children in the State Dining Room to work on holiday crafts and treats. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)
The theme of the 2012 White House Holiday decorations is “Joy to All”. In welcoming military families who were the first of more than 90,000 anticipated visitors, First Lady Michelle Obama explained that this year’s theme celebrates the many joys of the holiday seasons.
President Obama Holds a Cabinet Meeting
In yesterday’s meeting, President Obama said the Cabinet would discuss efforts to help communities recover and rebuild after Hurricane Sandy, as well as making sure taxes on the middle class don’t go up.
Moving Towards an AIDS-free Generation
As we celebrated World AIDS Day 2012 yesterday, we took a moment to look back at what’s been achieved and what remains to be done to meet the goal of an AIDS-free generation.