The President Is Betting on Team USA, Literally‏...

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The President Is Betting on Team USA, Literally

Today, the U.S. women's hockey team faces Canada in a battle for Olympic gold. Tomorrow, our men's team will also face our northern neighbors in the Olympic semifinal. President Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper decided to make things interesting...

See the President's tweet and follow @WhiteHouse on Twitter:

Tweet from @WhiteHouse: .@pmharper and I bet on the women's and men's US-Canada hockey games. Winner gets a case of beer for each game. #GoTeamUSA! -bo



President Obama Travels to Mexico for the North American Leaders' Summit

Yesterday, the President traveled to Toluca, Mexico for this year's North American Leaders' Summit, along with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Harper. President Obama spoke about the importance of our strong relationship with our fellow North American nations and how that relationship improves job creation and security.

Learn more about the President's trip to Mexico and read his full remarks.

Instagram from @WhiteHouse: Air Force One, wheels up to Mexico.

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 Today's Schedule

All times are Eastern Time (ET)

1:00 PM: Press Briefing by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest WATCH LIVE

2:00 PM: The Vice President meets with members of the Cabinet to discuss ways to identify job skills that match the demands of American companies, while creating training programs to teach those skills across the country

5:35 PM: The President delivers remarks and answers questions at the Democratic Governors Association dinner


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