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West Wing Week: 08/09/13 or "Rock Solid Foundation"

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

This week, the President embarked on a two-day trip west, to Arizona and California, to continue talking with Americans about his better bargain for the middle class, this time focusing on housing, to pay a visit to service members at Marine Base Camp Pendleton, and to sit down for a visit with Jay Leno. Back at home, he met with the Prime Minister of Greece, the outgoing class of summer interns, and former Negro League baseball players. 

Monday, August 5th

  • The President met with former Negro League baseball players to thank them for their contributions to our nation's history and civil rights.

Tuesday, August 6th

Wednesday, August 7th

Thursday, August 8th

  • The President met with the outgoing class of White House summer interns.
  • Then, the President welcomed the Prime Minister of Greece to the White House for a bilateral meeting.