Weekly Address: Good News on Autos, Obstruction on Small Business

President Obama praises the successes of the auto industry restructuring as good news for our economy, and calls on Republican leaders in the Senate to “stop holding America’s small businesses hostage to politics” by blocking a vote to help them create jobs.

Fighting for American Auto Workers

President Obama visits the Chrysler Jefferson North Assembly Plant in Detroit, MI to talk to workers about how investments in the auto industry are helping create and save American jobs. July 30, 2010.

An Auto Industry on the Move

President Obama talks about the steps his Administration has taken to revive the American auto industry and invest in new technologies during a visit to the General Motors Hamtramck Auto Plant in Hamtramck, MI.

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at General Motors Auto Plant in Hamtramck, Mich., July 30, 2010.

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at General Motors Auto Plant in Hamtramck, Mich., July 30, 2010.

President Barack Obama signs the hood of a Chevy Volt, during a tour of the General Motors Auto Plant in Hamtramck, Mich., July 30, 2010.

President Barack Obama signs the hood of a Chevy Volt, during a tour of the General Motors Auto Plant in Hamtramck, Mich., July 30, 2010.

President Barack Obama, with Assembly Manager Teri Quigley, drives a new Chevy Volt, during his tour of the General Motors Auto Plant in Hamtramck, Mich., July 30, 2010.

President Barack Obama, with Assembly Manager Teri Quigley, drives a new Chevy Volt, during his tour of the General Motors Auto Plant in Hamtramck, Mich., July 30, 2010.

President Barack Obama prepares to take the stage on the floor of the Chrysler Auto Plant in Detroit, Mich., July 30, 2010.

President Barack Obama prepares to take the stage on the floor of the Chrysler Auto Plant in Detroit, Mich., July 30, 2010.

West Wing Week: 7/30/10 or “The Men in Blue Jumpsuits”

Thanks for checking out the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that’s happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. This week, walk step by step with the President as he fights for campaign finance reform, boosts small business, meets with Space Shuttle Atlantis astronauts, commemorates the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, welcomes the 2009 Softball World Series champions, makes an appearance on The View and much more.

Signing the Tribal Law and Order Act

President Obama signs the Tribal Law and Order Act, a law that gives tribal authorities greater authority to prosecute and punish criminals. July 29, 2010.

7/29/10: White House Press Briefing

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