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The Obama Administration: March 17-31, 2011

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The President proclaimed March 20 through March 26, 2011, as "National Poison Prevention Week." Source

The President departed the White House in the evening and traveled to Brasilia, Brazil.

The Council of Economic Advisers released its latest quarterly report on the economic impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act ( Recovery Act) , finding:

1) as of the fourth quarter of 2010, the Recovery Act raised employment by 2.5 to 3.6 million jobs

2) GDP began to grow steadily in the third quarter of 2009, and had grown for six consecutive quarters, including continued growth in the fourth quarter of 2010.

3) the Recovery Act had raised the level of GDP as of the fourth quarter of 2010 by between 2.3 percent and 3.2 percent

4) public investment spending on items such as infrastructure and clean energy under the Recovery Act had reached $142 billion. Source

The week's West Wing Week was released.

 

Day754/March19th/Saturday: In his Weekly Address, the President discussed his trip to Latin America and the importance of strengthening U.S. economic partnership with the region to create good jobs at home. He expressed a need to open more global markets and increase exports as a way of expanding the U.S. economy. Transcript Video

The President, in a released statement, expressed his sadness over hearing former United States Secretary of State Warren Christopher had passed away.

The President and President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil held bilateral meetings at the Palacio do Planalto in Brasilia, Brazil. Source

The President and President Rousseff delivered remarks to the press at Pala'cio do Planalto. Transcript Video

The President and President Rousseff attended a meeting with the U.S.-Brazil CEO forum at Pala'cio do Planalto. Source

The President and the First Lady Michelle Obama attended an official lunch with President Rousseff at Pala'cio do Planalto. Toast Exchange Transcript

The President attended a U.S. Embassy meet and greet at the Tryp Convention Brasil 21 Center. Source

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