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West Wing Week: 06/28/13 or “The Case For Action”

Welcome to West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

This week, the President gave a major speech on climate change policy, hosted a roundtable discussion with business leaders, named a new director of the FBI, and welcomed the next class of Presidential Innovation Fellows.

Friday, June 21st

  • The President nominated James Comey to be the new director of the FBI.
  • Then, the next class of Presidential Innovation Fellows was welcomed at the White House.

 Monday, June 24th

Tuesday, June 25th

  • The President spoke at Georgetown University, where he laid out his comprehensive plan to combat climate change and carbon pollution.

Wednesday, June 26th

  • The President and the First Family departed on a week-long trip to Africa, including Senegal, South Africa, and Tanzania.