State Of The Union: The First Lady’s Box

The most highly anticipated guest list of the moment has been revealed by the White House; the guest list for the first lady’s box. The list includes guests such as Alicia Boler-Davis a plant manager at General Motors and Mahala Greer a student at the University of Colorado who welcomed President Obama to students when he spoke at her university.

As one could imagine guests are in complete shock that they have been invited to sit in the first lady’s box, Greer spoke with Denver Post yesterday, “I got a call on Thursday to see if I would sit in the First Lady’s box at the State of the Union, I was like Yes, I’ll be there, I’ll do whatever I need to do.”

Other guests include SGT Ashleigh Berg, she is currently serving a three year tour as the Commanding General’s Executive Administrative assistant and her husband SGT Matthew Berg is currently deployed to Afghanistan on his 3rd Combat Tour. Debbie Bosanek, Warren Buffett’s secretary for more than 10 years will also be included amongst the fortunate in the box this evening.

As Obama prepares to tackle the issue of anti-LGBT workplace discrimination, Lorelei Kilker an advocate of LGBT rights will also be a guest in the first lady’s box, According to Washington post “Ms. Kilker was one of a class of women who benefitted from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) investigation of alleged systematic sex discrimination at her former employer”

With such a diverse range of guests in the box this evening and mounting anticipation for the speech eyes and ears around the country wait patiently.

Tags: , , , ,

About TRNS Washington Desk

View all posts by TRNS Washington Desk
TRNS Washington Desk
News updates from on and around Capitol Hill.
  • http://stacycooke7174761.blog.hr/2012/01/1629874120/5-tips-you-need-to-know-playing-neopets.html buy neopoints

    F*ckin’ awesome things here. I am very glad to see your article. Thanks a lot and i’m looking forward to contact you. Will you please drop me a mail’

  • http://topo.com Rhiannon Bresee

    nice blog

  • http://creesec.com Dario Halama

    Thanks for this wonderful article. One other thing is that almost all digital cameras arrive equipped with a zoom lens so that more or less of the scene being included by way of ‘zooming’ in and out. All these changes in focusing length are reflected in the viewfinder and on substantial display screen on the back of the camera.

LISTEN: The World in Two Minutes – August 20, 2014

WorldIn2Logo

Global reaction to the killing of American journalist James Foley. President Obama says justice will be served, while the UK warns of risks to the homeland.

Pentagon Considering More Troops In Iraq

While the decision is still underway, U.S. senior officials say that no more than 300 U.S. military personnel would travel to Baghdad

World Is ‘Appalled’ By Foley Execution, Obama Says

Obama

“No just God would stand for what they did yesterday or every single day,” Obama said.

Polls: 74% Of Blacks, 88% Of Whites Have Confidence In Police

25 percent of blacks and 12 percent of whites said that they have “very little” to no confidence.

White House Confirms Authenticity Of Foley Execution Video

James Foley. Photo: Nicole Tung.

The video released Tuesday showed Foley, who had been missing since his kidnapping in 2012, being executed by a member of ISIS.

Holder Heads To Ferguson

“We understand the need for an independent investigation, and we hope that the independence and thoroughness of our investigation will bring some measure of calm.”