December 19th, 2011
06:21 AM ET
President Obama's official schedule Monday is precariously thin - there are no public events scheduled. The schedule was released before the news of North Korea's Kim Jong Il's death broke, so it's more than likely we will see the president in some form today.
The White House must also keep a close eye on Capitol Hill, where House Republicans are likely to vote down an extension of the payroll tax holiday that the Senate passed Friday.
Meanwhile, the president was supposed to depart for his holiday vacation in Hawaii over the weekend. It remains to be seen when Obama will now be able to get out of town.
Full schedule after the jump: