WASHINGTON--President Obama on Monday signs a landmark anti-smoking bill, intended to reduce the use of tobacco products and discuss a deal to lower senior drug costs.
UPDATED: The President will deliver a statement on the historic agreement to lower drug costs for seniors in the Diplomatic Reception Room. The statement is pooled press.
Robert Gibbs will brief the press at 2:30PM.
12:00PM THE PRESIDENT delivers a statement on the historic agreement to lower drug costs for seniors
Diplomatic Reception Room
Pooled press (Pre-set 11:00AM - Final Gather 11:30AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)
2:30PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs
THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 21, 2009
DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
MONDAY, JUNE 22, 2009
In the morning, the President and the Vice President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing and the Economic Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. These briefings are closed press. The President will then meet with senior advisors. This meeting is closed press.
In the afternoon, the President will sign the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act in the Rose Garden. The Vice President will also attend. This event is open press.
In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: New York Times
Magazine Photo: TIME
9:00AM Pool Call Time
9:30AM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT receive the Presidential Daily Briefing
9:50AM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT receive the Economic Daily Briefing
10:30AM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors
2:00PM THE PRESIDENT signs the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act
Open Press (Pre-set 1:00PM - Final Gather 1:30PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)
TBD Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs