Cabinet Reflects on 2009
President Obama at Cabinet meeting April 20, 2009 at the White House. White House Photo by Pete Souza
When President Obama and his cabinet took office a year ago, they faced an array of historic challenges: an economy in freefall, job losses averaging almost 700,000 a month, a middle class under assault, two wars and badly frayed global alliances, and a staggering $1.3 trillion budget deficit. Faced with these challenges, the President and Cabinet got to work.
Now on WhiteHouse.gov
each Cabinet member is reporting back on their progress over the past year. Check out short videos from each Cabinet member here.
You can view Secretary Salazar's reflections on his first year as Secretary of the Interior here.