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We’re getting ready for tonight’s state dinner for France here at the White House. White House Chef Cris Comerford and Pastry Chef Bill Yosses are giving you the inside look — from the (very) locally sourced honey, to a paint sprayer just for chocolate (yum).
Crowds braved freezing temperatures this morning on the South Lawn of the whitehouse to watch the arrival of #French President François Hollande.
The White House will be hosting French President François Hollande for a State Dinner that celebrates the best of American cuisine. Go behind the scenes on the White House Blog as they prepare!
In the run up to tonight’s speech, the White House (@whitehouse) has been sharing a behind-the-scenes look at the work that goes into drafting the address by having different staff members—including the President’s speech writer, policy council and broadcast director—take over the account.
Come hang out with us IRL — apply to watch the State of the Union with us here at the White House as part of our SOTU Social.
A moment of silence to mark the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
For the sake of our national security and the basic dignity of every human being, we need to respond to the Assad regime’s use of chemical weapons on the Syrian people: http://at.wh.gov/oE5mS
Learn more about President Obama’s response to the Assad regime’s use of chemical weapons in Syria and get the latest news from the White House about the situation at http://www.whitehouse.gov/issues/foreign-policy/syria.