Organized labor was a bedrock supporter of the Obama-Biden ticket in 2008, and its no secret that union leaders are disappointed at the slow pace of progress on their legislative agendas. On Wednesday, Vice President Biden and his wife, Jill host labor leaders at their official residence.
THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Vice President
For Immediate Release
July 13, 2010
DAILY GUIDANCE FOR THE VICE PRESIDENT
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
In the morning, the President and the Vice President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing and the Economic Daily Briefing in the Oval Office.
At 11:00 AM, the Vice President will hold an event to unveil the Council of Economic Advisers' latest quarterly report on the economic impact of the Recovery Act. The Vice President will be joined by Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers Christina Romer as he discusses how Recovery Act investments are bringing private capital off the sidelines to fund cutting-edge projects that are creating private-sector jobs and helping the U.S. make rapid advances in emerging industries like clean energy and electric vehicles. This event in the South Court Auditorium in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building will be pooled for TV cameras, and open to print, online, radio and still photographers. Press who wish to cover this event should RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by tomorrow morning, Wednesday, July 14, at 8:00 AM ET. Press who do not have a White House hard pass should include their Date of Birth and Social Security Number for clearance.
In the afternoon, the President and the Vice President will have lunch with Senators in the Roosevelt Room. At 5:00 PM, the President and the Vice President will meet with Secretary of State Clinton in the Oval Office.
Afterwards, the President and the Vice President will meet with House Democratic leadership in the Oval Office to discuss legislative priorities before the August recess. This meeting is closed press.
In the evening, the Vice President and Dr. Jill Biden will host a reception with leaders of labor organizations at the Naval Observatory.