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President Obama official schedule and guidance, June 2, 2009. Health care, fly to Saudi Arabia

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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 1, 2009

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 2009

In the morning, the President will receive the Economic Daily Briefing, the Presidential Daily Briefing, and meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. These meetings are closed press.

In the afternoon, the President will meet with Senate Democrats in the State Dining Room to discuss the urgent need to get rising health care costs under control as part of the health reform effort. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of the meeting. Then President Obama will sign the Ronald Reagan Centennial Commission Act in the Diplomatic Reception Room. This event is pooled press.

Later, the President will meet with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

In the evening, the President will travel to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The departure from the South Lawn is open press.

Also tomorrow morning, Dr. Christina Romer, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus, and Senator Chris Dodd will hold an event at 10:00AM EDT in Room 350 of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building to introduce a new CEA report entitled: The Economic Case for Health Care Reform. OMB Director Peter Orszag, White House Office of Health Reform Director Nancy-Ann DeParle, and NEC Director Larry Summers will also attend. The participants will highlight the findings of the new report and take questions. Reporters interested in attending should contact Sarah Fenn in the Office of Health Reform at sfenn@who.eop.gov. Press should plan to arrive at the Pennsylvania Ave entrance to the EEOB by 9:45AM EDT.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: Washington Times

Radio: AURN

Magazine Photo: TIME

Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: Politico

Radio: CBS

EDT

9:00AM Pool Call Time

9:30AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Economic Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

10:10AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

10:30AM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors

Oval Office

Closed Press

2:30PM THE PRESIDENT meets with Senate Democrats to discuss health care

State Dining Room

Pool spray at the bottom (Gather Time 3:15PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

3:45PM THE PRESIDENT signs the Ronald Reagan Centennial Commission Act

Diplomatic Reception Room

Pooled Press (Pre-set 2:00PM - Pool will move directly from the spray to the Diplomatic Room)

4:15PM THE PRESIDENT meets with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer

Oval Office

Closed Press

6:45PM THE PRESIDENT departs The White House en route Dulles International Airport

South Lawn

Open Press (Pre-set 6:15PM - Final Gather 6:30PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

7:05PM THE PRESIDENT departs Dulles International Airport en route Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Out-of-Town Travel Pool (Gather Time 4:30PM - Briefing Room)

Briefing Schedule

12:15PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs

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How can anyone take Senator Dodd seriously? Support Peter Schiff for the U.S. Senate in 2010. Unlike Dodd, Schiff saw the economic crisis coming all the way back in 2006.

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