Happy Opening Day, baseball fans! President Barack Obama’s week ahead includes greeting the World Series champs Boston Red Sox at the White House on Tuesday. On Wednesday, Obama swings over to Ann Arbor to boost his push to raise the minimum and then heads back home to Chicago for a few hours to headline two Democratic National Committee fundraisers. My preview of the DNC Chicago events is HERE.
Below, from the White House….
Schedule for the Week of March 31, 2014
On Monday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.
On Tuesday, the President will welcome the Boston Red Sox to the White House to honor the team and their 2013 World Series Championship.
On Wednesday, the President will travel to Ann Arbor, Michigan for an event on his proposal to raise the national minimum wage. Following this event, he will travel to Chicago, Illinois to attend DNC events.
On Thursday, the President and First Lady will host members of the United States teams and delegations from the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games at the White House.
On Friday, the President will host Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa of Tunisia at the White House. During the meeting, the President looks forward to discussing the commitment Tunisia’s leaders have made to advancing Tunisia’s democracy and how the United States can further support Tunisia’s historic transition. The leaders will discuss a broad range of bilateral and regional issues of mutual interest, including U.S. economic, political, and security assistance to support the Prime Minister’s reform agenda and Tunisia’s stability. Prime Minister Jomaa’s visit is a demonstration of the strong bonds of friendship between the American and Tunisian people, and America’s enduring commitment to Tunisia’s democratic transition. The Vice President will also attend.