THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 25, 2009
DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 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 hold a one-on-one meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany in the Oval Office. They will then hold an expanded meeting in the Oval Office. These meetings are closed press.
Following the meetings, President Obama and Chancellor Merkel will hold a joint press availability in the Rose Garden. This event is open press, but all riser positions have been allocated.
President Obama and Chancellor Merkel will then attend a working lunch in the Old Family Dining Room. This lunch is closed press.
In the afternoon, the President will meet separately with the Vice President and senior advisors in the Oval Office. These meetings are closed press.
In the evening, the President and the First Lady will host a picnic on the South Lawn for White House staff. The event is closed press.
In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CBS
Print: St. Petersburg Times
Radio: Talk Radio
Magazine Photo: TIME
9:00AM Pool Call Time
9:20AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
9:40AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Economic Daily Briefing
10:30AM THE PRESIDENT meets one-on-one with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany
11:00AM THE PRESIDENT holds expanded meeting with Chancellor Merkel
11:30AM THE PRESIDENT and Chancellor Merkel hold joint press availability
Open Press (Pre-set 10:30AM - Final Gather 11:00AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)
12:00PM THE PRESIDENT attends working lunch with Chancellor Merkel
Old Family Dining Room
1:30PM THE PRESIDENT meets with THE VICE PRESIDENT
2:40PM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors
6:15PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY host a picnic for White House staff
1:30PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs
President Obama official schedule and guidance, June 26, 2009. Meeting with German Chancellor Merkel
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