THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 29, 2009
DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 2009
In the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing, the Economic Daily Briefing, and meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. These meetings are closed press.
In the afternoon, the President will meet with Senator John McCain, Senator Carl Levin, Rep. Ike Skelton, and Rep. John McHugh in the Oval Office. There will be a pool spray at the top of the meeting.
Later, the President will deliver remarks at the "White House to Light House" Wounded Warrior Soldier's Ride on the South Lawn. The program raises public awareness of the challenges facing veterans as they recover from life-altering injuries. Defense Secretary Robert Gates will introduce the President. Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, National Security Advisor General Jim Jones, and Veterans Affairs Assistant Secretary of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs Tammy Duckworth will also attend. This event is pooled press.
Following the event, the President will meet with Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the Oval Office. These meetings are closed press.
In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: NBC
Print: Washington Examiner
Magazine Photo: Newsweek
9:00AM Pool Call Time
9:45AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
10:05AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Economic Daily Briefing
10:45AM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors
1:30PM THE PRESIDENT meets with Senator John McCain, Senator Carl Levin, Rep. Ike Skelton, and Rep. John McHugh
Pool spray at the top (Gather time 1:20PM - Briefing Room)
2:30PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at the "White House to Light House" Wounded Warrior Soldier Ride
Pooled Press (Pre-set immediately following Oval Office pool spray - Final Gather 2:10PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)
3:00PM THE PRESIDENT meets with Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner
3:45PM THE PRESIDENT meets with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
1:30PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs