“My hope is that Friday’s news will give us a renewed sense of urgency. I intend to present my own recommendations over the coming weeks on how we should proceed,” Obama said today before departing to attend two DNC fundraisers.
You can see that renewed sense of urgency in the president’s schedule for the week:
On Tuesday, the President will visit Interstate Moving Services in Springfield, Virginia, to announce first of their kind fuel efficiency standards for work trucks, buses, and other heavy duty vehicles.
On Wednesday, the President will attend meetings at the White House. In the evening, the President will host an Iftar dinner celebrating Ramadan at the White House.
On Thursday, the President will travel to Holland, Michigan to tour the Johnson Controls Inc. advanced battery facility. Later, the President will travel to New York City to attend two DNC events. The President will return to Washington, DC that night.
On Friday, the President will welcome the Super Bowl XLV Champion Green Bay Packers to the White House to honor the team and their Super Bowl victory.
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has overcome deficits in his come-from-behind wins, so it’s good to see Obama turning to someone with valuable experience in this area.