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President Obama official schedule and guidance, Feb. 13, 2009. First Family returns to Chicago today

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Office of the Press Secretary



February 12, 2009



Tomorrow morning, President Obama will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing and meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. These meetings are closed press.

At 10:30AM, the President will deliver remarks to members of The Business Council in the East Room. He will discuss the urgent need for a swift passage of the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act, which will create jobs across the country, jumpstart growth and transform our economy for the 21st century. This event is open press.

Later he will have lunch with Vice President Biden in the Oval Office. This is closed press.

In the afternoon the First Family will travel to Chicago, IL. The departure from the South Lawn will be open press. They will arrive in Chicago at 5:00PM CST. Their arrival will be open press.

Intown Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: FOX

Print: MediaNews

Radio: AURN

Magazine Photo: Newsweek

Out of Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: FOX

Print: Washington Post

Magazine Photo: Newsweek


9:00AM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

9:30AM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT receive Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

10:00AM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors

Oval Office

Closed Press

10:30AM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks to members of The Business Council

East Room

Open Press (Pre-Set 9:00AM - Final Gather Time 10:00AM)

12:20PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT will have lunch

Oval Office

Closed Press

4:00PM THE PRESIDENT departs The White House en route Andrews Air Force Base

South Lawn

Open Press (Pre-Set 3:30PM - Final Call 3:45 PM - Gather at the North Doors of the Palm Room)

4:15PM THE PRESIDENT departs from Andrews Air Force Base en route O'Hare International Airport

Air Force One

Out of Town Travel Pool (Call Time 2:15 PM - Gather at Virginia Gate, Andrews Air Force Base)

NOTE: Please be advised that all carry-on bags being taken on to Air Force One must be able to fit in the overhead luggage compartments. Press bags may not be placed under the belly of the plane. Please plan accordingly.


5:00PM THE PRESIDENT arrives at O'Hare International Airport

Chicago, IL

Open Press

Briefing Schedule

1:00PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs

James S. Brady Briefing Room



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