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West Wing Week: 06/12/15 or, "Walking And Holding Hands"

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

This week, the President honored the life of Beau Biden, traveled to Germany to meet with G7 leaders, celebrated the achievements of the Affordable Care Act, and met with a reporter who benefited from that very legislation. That's June 5th to June 11th or, "Walking And Holding Hands."

Saturday, June 6th

  • The First Family joined the Biden family to mourn the loss and celebrate the life of the Vice President’s son, Beau. 

Sunday, June 7th

Monday, June 8th

  • The President met with world leaders, including French President Hollande and Iraqi Prime Minister al-Abadi, and took questions at a press conference

Tuesday, June 9th

  • The President addressed the Catholic Health Association to thank them for their outstanding support for legislation that guarantees access to quality health care.
  • Later, he met with a group of astronauts in the Oval Office.
  • The First Lady traveled to King College Prep High School in Chicago to deliver the commencement address. The school won the First Lady’s Reach Higher FAFSA Completion Challenge.

Thursday, June 11th

  • The President had a conversation with Jerry Penacoli, an on-air reporter with Extra, who benefited from the Affordable Care Act during his battle with cancer.