THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 23, 2009
DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24, 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.
In the afternoon in the Roosevelt Room, the President will meet with five of the nine governors from both parties - Governors Jennifer Granholm (D-MI), Jim Douglas (R-VT), Jim Doyle (D-WI), Mike Rounds (R-SD), and Christine Gregoire (D-WA) - who co-hosted Regional Forums on Health Reform earlier this year. This meeting will provide the governors with the opportunity to share with the President the lessons they took away from the Regional Forums, and to discuss the need to enact health reform that finally gets America's spiraling health care costs under control. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of the meeting.
In the evening, the President will participate in a town hall on health care in the East Room. The event will be recorded live-to-tape and will be broadcast on ABC at 10:00PM EDT. There will be print pool coverage, embargoed until 10:00PM EDT.
Also in the morning, the White House will release a new video with Van Jones, Special Advisor for Green Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation at the White House Council on Environmental Quality, showing how the President's vision a clean energy economy is already becoming a reality. The video will be available at 10:30AM EDT at http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/green-jobs-green-future-weatherization. At 3:00PM EDT, Van Jones will conduct a live-streamed chat through Facebook and the White House website around the video.
In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: NBC
Print: Roll Call
Magazine Photo: TIME
9:00AM Pool Call Time
9:30AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
9:50AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Economic Daily Briefing
10:30AM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors
2:00PM THE PRESIDENT meets with Governors Granholm, Douglas, Doyle, Rounds, and Gregoire to discuss health care
Pool spray at the bottom (Gather time 2:35PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)
8:00PM THE PRESIDENT participates in town hall on health care
Print pool coverage (Gather time 7:30PM - North Doors of the Palm Room - Embargoed until 10:00PM EDT)
1:45PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs
President Obama official schedule and guidance, June 24, 2009. Health care reform
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