THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 15, 2009
DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
MONDAY, MARCH 16, 2009
In the morning, the President and the Vice President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing and the Economic Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. These meetings are closed press. The President will then meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.
Later in the morning, President Obama and Treasury Secretary Geithner will meet with small business owners and community lenders in the Roosevelt Room. There will be a pool spray at the top of this meeting. Following the meeting, the President and Secretary Geithner will deliver remarks to small business owners, community lenders, and members of Congress in the East Room. This event will be open press, but all riser space has been allocated.
Small business owners and community lenders who meet with the President will drop by the stakeout location at 12:45PM.
Following the event, there will be a background briefing call at 1:15PM EDT with senior administration officials. Details about the call will be distributed tomorrow morning.
Later in the afternoon, President Obama will deliver remarks at the Department of Veterans Affairs. The remarks will be pooled press.
Intown Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: NBC
Print: St. Petersburg Times
Magazine Photo: TIME
Independent Pool: C-SPAN
9:30AM Pool Call Time
9:45AM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT receive Presidential Daily Briefing
10:15AM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT receive Economic Daily Briefing
10:45AM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors
11:25AM THE PRESIDENT and Secretary Geithner meet with small business owners and community lenders
Pool Spray (Gather Time 11:00AM - Briefing Room)
12:00PM THE PRESIDENT and Secretary Geithner deliver remarks to small business owners, community lenders and members of Congress
Open Press (Pre-set 10:30AM - Gather Time 11:30AM - Briefing Room)
2:00PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at the Department of Veterans Affairs
Department of Veterans Affairs
2:45PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs