President Obama urges Congress to meet its deadlines and responsibilities, protect the middle class from an income tax hike, and lay the groundwork for future progress on more economic growth and deficit reduction.
The President tells the press that leaders in Congress may be able to reach an agreement that can pass both houses in time.
Welcome to the “Best of the West (Wing Week)!” That’s right, folks, West Wing Week took some time over the holidays to reflect on a busy year in video, and to bring you some highlights from the archive. But first, a quick wrap up of the President’s week.
President Obama greets the 2012 Kennedy Center Honorees at the White House – Buddy Guy, Dustin Hoffman, Natalia Makarova, David Letterman, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant.
President Obama delivers remarks to servicemembers and their families at Marine Corps Base Hawaii. December 25, 2012.
Go behind the scenes as volunteers decorate the White House for the holidays. See Bo inspect the decorations, the 2012 White House Menorah, holiday ginger crinkles recipe from the White House pastry chef and more at http://www.whitehouse.gov/holidays