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President Obama official schedule and guidance, March 3, 2009. Meets with British PM Gordon Brown

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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 2, 2009

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2009

Tomorrow morning, President Obama will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

The President will travel to the Department of Transportation to deliver remarks about how the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will significantly invest in transportation infrastructure and create jobs. Vice President Biden and Secretary LaHood will also attend. This event will be pooled press.

The President will meet with British Prime Minister Gordon Brown in the Oval Office to discuss the global economic crisis in advance of the London Economic Summit in April. There will be a pool spray of the meeting. Following the meeting, they will have a working lunch in the Old Family Dining Room.

The President will then travel to the Department of Interior to deliver remarks to commemorate its 160th anniversary. Secretary Salazar will also attend. This event will be pooled press.

In the afternoon, the President will meet with a delegation from the Boy Scouts of America and receive their 2008 Report to the Nation in the Oval Office. This is closed press.

Later, the President and the Vice President will meet with Defense Secretary Gates in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

Intown Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CBS

Print: Baltimore Sun

Radio: AURN

Magazine Photo: Newsweek

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9:00AM Pool Call Time

9:00AM THE PRESIDENT receives Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

9:25AM THE PRESIDENT departs The White House en route Department of Transportation

Pool Gather Time 9:00AM - North Doors of the Palm Room

9:45AM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks

Department of Transportation - East Building

Pooled Press

11:30AM THE PRESIDENT meets with British Prime Minister Gordon Brown

Oval Office

Pool Spray (Gather Time 11:15AM - James S. Brady Briefing Room)

12:00PM THE PRESIDENT and Prime Minister Brown have a working lunch

Old Family Dining Room

Closed Press

1:40PM THE PRESIDENT departs The White House en route Department of Interior

Pool Gather Time 1:20PM - North Doors of the Palm Room

2:00PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks

Department of Interior - Auditorium

Pooled Press

3:00PM THE PRESIDENT meets with Boy Scouts of America delegation

Oval Office

Closed Press

4:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT meet with Defense Secretary Gates

Oval Office

Closed Press

Briefing Schedule

2:00PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs

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