THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 11, 2009
DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
TUESDAY, MAY 12, 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 participate in a roundtable with business leaders to discuss cutting employer health care costs. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of the meeting.
In the afternoon, the President and the Vice President will deliver remarks at a ceremony honoring the National Association of Police Organization's Top Cops award winners in the Rose Garden. Attorney General Eric Holder will also attend. This event is open press.
Later in the afternoon, the President and the Vice President will meet with General Raymond Odierno, Commanding General, Multi-National Force - Iraq, and US Ambassador to Iraq Chris Hill in the Situation Room. President Obama and Vice President Biden will also meet with Secretary of Defense Robert Gates in the Oval Office. These meeting are closed press.
In the evening, the President and the First Lady will host an evening of poetry, music and the spoken word in the East Room. The Vice President and Dr. Jill Biden will also attend. The event will be streamed live on WhiteHouse.gov. The President's and the First Lady's remarks will be pooled press.
In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CBS
Print: Hearst Newspapers
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
11:30AM THE PRESIDENT participates in roundtable with business leaders to discuss cutting employer health care costs
Pool spray at the bottom (Gather time 12:00PM - Briefing Room)
2:25PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT deliver remarks at a ceremony honoring Top Cops award winners
Open Press (Pre-set 1:25PM - Final Gather 2:00PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)
3:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT meet with General Raymond Odierno and Ambassador Chris Hill
4:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT meet with Secretary of Defense Robert Gates
7:45PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY attend evening of poetry, music and the spoken word
Pool spray for remarks (Gather time 7:20PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)
1:00PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs
President Obama official schedule and guidance, May 12, 2009. Health care costs cut roundtable
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