This week, President Barack Obama is making the first trip of his second term; he will visit Israel, the West Bank, and Jordan March 20-23, 2013. The White House will be posting updates from the road and livestreaming several of the President's events on whitehouse.gov/live, including:
Wednesday, March 20 (2:05 PM ET) -- President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu hold a press conference at the Prime Minister's Residence in Jerusalem;
Thursday, March 21 (11:00 AM ET) -- President Obama delivers a speech at the Jerusalem Convention Center; and
Friday, March 22 (11:45 AM ET) -- President Obama and King Abdullah II of Jordan hold a press conference in Amman, Jordan.
Go to www.whitehouse.gov/middle-east-trip-2013 to see the complete schedule of the President's trip, and follow @NSCPress and the hashtags #ObamaInIsrael, #ObamaInRamallah, and #ObamaInJordan on Twitter for updates. Watch Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications Ben Rhodes preview the trip and some of the issues the President would be discussing in his meetings.