From left, Brian Deese, Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy, Economic Advisor Gene Sperling, Steven Rattner, Treasury Department auto industry advisor, and Larry Summers, Director of the National Economic Council talk with President Barack Obama between phone calls to regional politicians informing them of the next day’s announcement about General Motors filing for bankruptcy, Sunday night, May 31, 2009.

From left, Brian Deese, Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy, Economic Advisor Gene Sperling, Steven Rattner, Treasury Department auto industry advisor, and Larry Summers, Director of the National Economic Council talk with President Barack Obama between phone calls to regional politicians informing them of the next day's announcement about General Motors filing for bankruptcy, Sunday night, May 31, 2009.

Brian Deese, right, Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy, and Economic Advisor Gene Sperling confer as President Barack Obama calls regional politicians to inform them of the next day’s announcement about General Motors filing for bankruptcy, Sunday night, May 31, 2009.

Brian Deese, right, Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy, and Economic Advisor Gene Sperling confer as President Barack Obama calls regional politicians to inform them of the next day's announcement about General Motors filing for bankruptcy, Sunday night, May 31, 2009.

Advisors sit-in on phone calls between President Barack Obama and regional politicians concerning the next day’s announcement about General Motors filing for bankruptcy, Sunday night, May 31, 2009. From left Treasury advisor Harry Wilson; Ron Bloom, auto industry advisor; Steven Rattner, Treasury Department auto industry advisor; Brian Deese, National Economic Council; Gene Sperling, economic advisor; and Larry Summers, Director of the National Economic Council.

Advisors sit-in on phone calls between President Barack Obama and regional politicians concerning the next day's announcement about General Motors filing for bankruptcy, Sunday night, May 31, 2009. From left Treasury advisor Harry Wilson; Ron Bloom, auto industry advisor;  Steven Rattner, Treasury Department auto industry advisor; Brian Deese, National Economic Council; Gene Sperling, economic advisor; and Larry Summers, Director of the National Economic Council.

Photojournalists in the traveling press pool transmit their photos as President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama spend an evening in New York, May 30, 2009. From center-left: Mandel Ngan of Agence France-Presse, Jonathan Ernst of Reuters, and J. Scott Applewhite of the Associated Press.

Photojournalists in the traveling press pool transmit their photos as President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama spend an evening in New York, May 30, 2009. From center-left: Mandel Ngan of Agence France-Presse, Jonathan Ernst of Reuters, and J. Scott Applewhite of the Associated Press.

5/29/09: White House Press Briefing

White House Press Briefings are conducted most weekdays from the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room in the West Wing. (public domain)

Weekly Address: President Obama on Judge Sotomayors Experience

The President discusses the breadth and depth of experience held by his nominee for the Supreme Court. In the course of a life that began in a housing project in the South Bronx and brought her to the pinnacle of her profession, Judge Sonia Sotomayor accumulated more experience on the federal bench than any incoming Supreme Court Justice in the past 100 years, touching nearly every aspect of our legal system. May 30, 2009. (Public Domain)

President Obama on Cybersecurity

The President announces his plans for securing America’s digital future. May 29, 2009. (Public Domain)

President Barack Obama tapes the weekly address in the Diplomatic Room of the White House, May 29, 2009.

President Barack Obama tapes the weekly address in the Diplomatic Room of the White House, May 29, 2009.

First Lady Michelle Obama speaks to the students of Bancroft Elementary School who helped her plant seedlings in the White House garden, May 29, 2009.

First Lady Michelle Obama speaks to the students of Bancroft Elementary School who helped her plant seedlings in the White House garden, May 29, 2009.

President Barack Obama returns to the Oval Office after going on a hamburger run for West Wing staffers and aides, May 29, 2009.

President Barack Obama returns to the Oval Office after going on a hamburger run for West Wing staffers and aides, May 29, 2009.