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President Obama official schedule and guidance, May 22, 2009. Annapolis speech, credit card bill signing

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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 21, 2009

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

FRIDAY, MAY 22, 2009

In the morning, the President will sign the Weapons Systems Acquisition Reform Act in the Rose Garden. This event is open press.

The President will then depart the White House en route Annapolis, where he will deliver the commencement address at the US Naval Academy. The commencement is open to pre-credentialed media. The President's departure from and arrival on the South Lawn are open press.

In the afternoon, the President will sign the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility, and Disclosure (CARD) Act in the Rose Garden. The new law enacts needed reforms that provide American consumers with the strong and reliable protections they deserve. The event is open press.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CBS

Print: New York Times

Radio: ABC

Magazine Photo: Newsweek

EDT

8:00AM Pool Call Time

9:00AM THE PRESIDENT signs the Weapons Systems Acquisition Reform Act

Rose Garden

Open Press (Pre-set 8:00AM - Final Gather 8:30AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

9:25AM THE PRESIDENT departs the White House en route Annapolis, Maryland

South Lawn

Open Press (Pre-set 8:00AM - Final Gather 8:30AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

Pool Gather Time 8:15AM - Stakeout Location

10:00AM THE PRESIDENT delivers commencement address at US Naval Academy

Annapolis, Maryland

Open to pre-credentialed media

1:05PM THE PRESIDENT arrives at the White House

South Lawn

Open Press (Pre-set 12:35PM - Final Gather 12:50PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

3:00PM THE PRESIDENT signs the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility, and Disclosure (CARD) Act

Rose Garden

Open Press (Pre-set 2:00PM - Final Gather 2:30PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

Briefing Schedule

2:30PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs

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