Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Obama to do Year End Press Conference Then Head to Hawaii

Update: Video.

Update: the press conference will be held at 4:15 pm eastern. Obama will have lots to talk about: the tax deal, the START treaty, which moments ago was ratified 71-26 with Joe Biden presiding over the Senate,  the Senate passage of the 9-11 responders bill, repeal of DADT, the future of the DREAM act, shot down by republicans...

Obama will speak to the press today before joining his family in Hawaii.
White House spokesman Robert Gibbs says officials are watching the congressional schedule to determine the best time Wednesday to have Obama conduct a news conference. The White House is considering a time Wednesday afternoon. After that, Obama plans to join his family in Hawaii for the holidays. AP