The White House is officially "Open for Questions." At 5:30 p.m. at the White House, The Root's Cynthia Gordy will moderate a conversation with Melody Barnes and Valerie Jarrett about the American Jobs Act and what the Obama administration is doing to help the poor. Watch the live stream of the Q&A here and submit questions during the discussion on Twitter using the hashtag #TheRootWH. The session will also be streamed live on the White House website and at WNYC.com.
Below, join a live chat with WNYC and The Root's David Swerdlick as they discuss the "Open for Questions" session.