One of the Presidential helicopters flies over southern Louisiana as President Barack Obama returns to New Orleans after visiting Grand Isle, May 28, 2010.

One of the Presidential helicopters flies over southern Louisiana as President Barack Obama returns to New Orleans after visiting Grand Isle, May 28, 2010.

Grand Isle (Louisiana) Mayor David Camardelle points out areas on a map relating to the BP oil spill during a briefing with President Barack Obama at the U.S. Coast Guard Station in Grand Isle, La., May 28, 2010.

Grand Isle (Louisiana) Mayor David Camardelle points out areas on a map relating to the BP oil spill during a briefing with President Barack Obama at the U.S. Coast Guard Station in Grand Isle, La., May 28, 2010.

President Barack Obama meets with local, state and federal officials during a briefing on the BP oil spill at the U.S. Coast Guard Station in Grand Isle, La., May 28, 2010.

President Barack Obama meets with local, state and federal officials during a briefing on the BP oil spill at the U.S. Coast Guard Station in Grand Isle, La., May 28, 2010.

President Barack Obama, National Incident Commander Admiral Thad Allen, and Lafourche Parish President Charlotte Randolph look at the effect the BP oil spill has had on Fourchon Beach in Port Fourchon, La., May 28, 2010.

President Barack Obama, National Incident Commander Admiral Thad Allen, and Lafourche Parish President Charlotte Randolph look at the effect the BP oil spill has had on Fourchon Beach in Port Fourchon, La., May 28, 2010.

President Barack Obama and Lafourche Parish President Charlotte Randolf, left, inspect a tar ball as they look at the effect the BP oil spill is having on Fourchon Beach in Port Fourchon, La., May 28, 2010.

President Barack Obama and Lafourche Parish President Charlotte Randolf, left, inspect a tar ball as they look at the effect the BP oil spill is having on Fourchon Beach in Port Fourchon, La., May 28, 2010.

President Barack Obama is briefed by National Incident Commander Admiral Thad Allen as Carol Browner, Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change, listens aboard Marine One en route to Port Fourchon, Louisiana, May 28, 2010

President Barack Obama is briefed by National Incident Commander Admiral Thad Allen as Carol Browner, Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change, listens aboard Marine One en route to Port Fourchon, Louisiana, May 28, 2010

West Wing Week: 05/28/10 or ” I, State Your Name”

This week, walk step by step with the President he as signs a memorandum on fuel efficiency; meets with his economic team and Congressional leaders about Wall Street reform; delivers the commencement address at West Point; hosts the leaders of Lebanon and Liberia; plays basketball with Russian students; holds a reception for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders; celebrates National Small Business Week; holds discussions with Senate Republicans; travels to California and checks out some solar panels; talks economics with workers; welcomes NCAA Men’s Basketball Champs the Duke Blue Devils and the US World Cup Soccer Team; and gives a press conference on the BP oil spill.

Marking Jewish American Heritage Month

President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and First Lady Michelle Obama host a reception celebrating Jewish American Heritage Month in the East Room of the White House. May 27, 2010.

Open for Questions: National Security Strategy

Ben Rhodes, Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communication, takes your questions about the National Security Strategy. May 27, 2010.

Deepwater BP Oil Spill: Presidential Press Conference

President Obama speaks about the Federal response to the Deepwater BP Oil Spill and answers questions from the media. May 27, 2010.