President Obama’s Record and Proposals for Cutting Spending The President has signed trillion in discretionary spending cuts into law through the Budget Control Act, and his budget calls for more than 0 billion in entitlement savings from Medicare and Medicaid, and 0 billion from other mandatory programs.
All times are Eastern Standard Time (EST).
9:45 AM: The President and the Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing
1:00 PM: Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney
7:40 PM: The President delivers remarks at the Hanukkah Reception; the First Lady attends