Dispatch from the Front: The Week of April 1

President Obama hosts the annual White House Easter Egg Roll today. On Tuesday, the Prime Minister of Singapore visits the White House. The President then travels to Denver on Wednesday to talk about gun control measures before heading to California for fundraising events. On Friday, he hosts the Easter Prayer Breakfast.

The House and Senate are off this week.

Executive Branch: Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel welcomes the Prime Minister of Singapore to the Pentagon today. Under Secretary for International Trade Francisco Sanchez is in China and Mongolia this week to discuss business opportunities arising from infrastructure projects in those countries. On Wednesday, Deputy Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank will discuss the National Cybersecurity Framework.

Economic Reports: From The New York Times: “Data to be released this week include the I.S.M. manufacturing index for March and construction spending for February (Monday); factory orders for February (Tuesday); A.D.P. employment and the I.S.M. nonmanufacturing index for March (Wednesday); weekly jobless claims (Thursday); and unemployment for March and the trade deficit and consumer credit for February (Friday).”

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