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President Obama official schedule and guidance, May 4, 2009. Tax reform, Cinco de Mayo

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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 3, 2009

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

MONDAY, MAY 4, 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.

Later in the morning, the President will deliver remarks on tax reform in the Grand Foyer. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner will also attend. This event is pooled TV and open to correspondents.

In the evening, the President and Mexican Ambassador Arturo Sarukhan will deliver remarks at a Cinco de Mayo event in the East Room. The First Lady, the Vice President and Dr. Jill Biden will also attend. This event is pooled press.

Also tomorrow afternoon, the Homeland Security Council will convene an exercise, including a number of Cabinet Secretaries, at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in preparation for the upcoming hurricane season. The exercise is closed press.

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will deliver her routine briefing on the H1N1 virus from the Brady Briefing Room in the afternoon.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: FOX

Print: Christian Science Monitor

Radio: SRN

Magazine Photo: Newsweek

EDT

9:00AM Pool Call Time

9:45AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

10:05AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Economic Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

10:40AM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors

Oval Office

Closed Press

11:05AM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks on tax reform

Grand Foyer

Pooled TV, Open to correspondents (Pre-set 10:05AM - Final Gather 10:35AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

5:15PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at Cinco de Mayo event

East Room

Pooled Press (Pre-set 4:15PM - Final Call 4:45PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

Briefing Schedule

12:00PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs

Brady Briefing Room

4:15PM H1N1 Briefing by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano

Brady Briefing Room

1 Comment

Tax evasion is a huge issue and a really shocking thing in the light of massive inequality still prevalent throughout the world. In addition to pursuing fair taxation, the U.S. should increase its efforts to address important problems like malaria, measles, and malnutrition. The Borgen Project has good info on the estimated cost of ending global poverty:

$30 billion: Annual shortfall to end world hunger.

$550 billion: U.S. Defense budget.

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