THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 5, 2009
DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
WEDNESDAY, MAY 6, 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 meet with Senator Tom Coburn in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.
The President and the Vice President will have lunch with the Chairman and ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, Senator Max Baucus and Senator Chuck Grassley, in the Private Dining Room. This lunch is closed press.
In the afternoon, the President and the Vice President will hold separate bilateral meetings with President Karzai of Afghanistan and President Zardari of Pakistan in the Oval Office. These meetings are closed press. Following the bilateral meetings, the President and the Vice President will hold a trilateral meeting with President Karzai and President Zardari in the Cabinet Room. There will be a pool camera spray at the bottom of this meeting.
Following the trilateral meeting, the President will deliver remarks in the Grand Foyer. This event is pooled for TV and open to correspondents.
In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: Columbus Dispatch
9:00AM Pool Call Time
9:45AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
10:05AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Economic Daily Briefing
10:40AM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors
11:30AM THE PRESIDENT meets with Senator Tom Coburn
12:00PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT have lunch with Senator Max Baucus and Senator Chuck Grassley
Private Dining Room
2:00PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT hold bilateral meeting with President Karzai of Afghanistan
2:40PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT hold bilateral meeting with President Zardari of Pakistan
3:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT hold trilateral meeting with President Karzai and President Zardari
Pool camera spray at the bottom (Gather Time 3:40PM - Briefing Room)
4:15PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks
Pooled TV, Open to correspondents (Pre-set 3:15PM - Final Gather 3:45PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)
1:00PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs
President Obama official schedule and guidance, May 6, 2009. Meets with Afganistan's Karzai and Pakistan's Zardari
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