Weekly Wrap Up: ‘The Promise of America”
Watch the West Wing Week here . Middle East Trip: Last Friday, President Obama wrapped up his visit to the Middle East . The President paid respects with a visit to Mount Herzl where he honored two Jewish heroes, Theodor Herzl and former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. Then President Obama took a tour of Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Complex. Later, President Obama joined Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, the West Bank where they toured the crypt containing the birthplace of Jesus. The President then traveled to Jordan, the final stop of his trip, where he was greeted at Al-Hummar Palace in Amman by King Abdullah II and his son, Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah. The President participated in an official welcoming ceremony followed by a series of events in Jordan. Check out our Middle East trip gallery and visit our Middle East page for more information. Remembering Sandy Hook: On Thursday, President Obama promised Americans he had not forgotten about the Sandy Hook Elementary tragedy . Standing with parents and teachers of gun violence victims, the President pressed Congress to pass legislation to protect our children and our communities. And I want to make sure every American is listening today. Less than 100 days ago that happened, and the entire country was shocked. And the entire country pledged we would do something about it and that this time would be different. Shame on us if we've forgotten. I haven't forgotten those kids. Shame on us if we've forgotten. In January, the President put out a series of common-sense proposals to reduce gun violence . Download the plan here . read more
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