What to Watch This Week:
The House is in recess, returning Monday, December 1.
The Senate is in recess, returning Monday, December 1.
On Monday, the president will present nineteen recipients the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, awarded to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors. The First Lady will also attend.
On Tuesday, President Obama will travel to the Chicago area to meet with community leaders and discuss the executive actions he is taking to fix our broken immigration system.
On Wednesday, the president will pardon the National Thanksgiving Turkey at the White House.
On Thursday, President Obama will celebrate Thanksgiving at the White House. There are no public events scheduled.
On Friday, the president has no public events scheduled.