THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 19, 2009
DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 2009
In the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing and the Economic Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. These briefings are closed press.
Later, the President will attend the first quarterly meeting of the President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board in the Roosevelt Room. The focus of the meeting will be on energy and green jobs and the board will provide recommendations on how to enhance the strength and competitiveness of the nation's economy through the creation of a comprehensive energy plan that will generate millions of clean energy jobs. There will be a pool spray during the President's introductory remarks. The entire meeting will have print poolers present and will also be streamed live on WhiteHouse.gov. Following the meeting, PERAB members will drop by the stakeout location at approximately 11:00AM EDT.
In the afternoon, the President will meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press. The President will later participate in a credentialing ceremony for foreign ambassadors in the Oval Office. This is closed press.
Later in the afternoon, the President will sign the Helping Families Save Their Homes Act and the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act in the East Room. This event is open press.
The President will call the crew of the Space Shuttle Atlantis in the Oval Office. This is closed press.
In the evening, the President and First Lady will host a reception for a group of bipartisan members of the House and their guests in the Blue Room. This event is closed press.
In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: NBC
Print: New York Daily News
Radio: Talk Radio
Magazine Photo: Newsweek
9:00AM Pool Call Time
9:10AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
9:30AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Economic Daily Briefing
10:00AM THE PRESIDENT attends first quarterly meeting of the President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board
Print pool for the meeting (Gather Time 9:15AM - Briefing Room)
Pool spray for the President's introductory remarks (Gather Time 9:55AM - Briefing Room)
2:15PM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors
3:00PM THE PRESIDENT participates in credentialing ceremony for foreign ambassadors
4:30PM THE PRESIDENT signs the Helping Families Save Their Homes Act and the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act
Open Press (Pre-set 3:30PM - Final Gather 4:00PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)
5:45PM THE PRESIDENT calls the crew of the Space Shuttle Atlantis
7:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY host reception for bipartisan members of the House and their guests
1:00PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs
President Obama official schedule and guidance, May 20, 2009. Meets with economic advisory board
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