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President Obama official schedule and guidance, Aug. 1, 2 2009.

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Sunday, August 2, 2009

2:00PM THE PRESIDENT arrives at The White House

South Lawn

Open Press (Pre-set 1:30PM - Final Gather 1:45PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

_______________________________________________________________________________________

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 31, 2009

WEEKEND GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

SATURDAY, AUGUST 1 AND SUNDAY, AUGUST 2, 2009

The President will travel to Camp David on Saturday morning. He will return to the White House on Sunday morning. The departure from and arrival on the South Lawn are open press.

Saturday's In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: Washington Examiner

Radio: Talk Radio

Magazine Photo: TIME

Sunday's In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: FOX

Print: Washington Post

Radio: VOA

Magazine Photo: New York Times

Saturday, August 1, 2009

EDT

10:00AM Pool Call Time

10:45AM THE PRESIDENT departs The White House en route Camp David

South Lawn

Open Press (Pre-set 10:15AM - Final Gather 10:30AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

Sunday, August 2, 2009

EDT

11:00AM Pool Call Time

2:00PM THE PRESIDENT arrives at The White House

South Lawn

Open Press (Pre-set 1:30PM - Final Gather 1:45PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

Schedule for Week of August 3, 2009

On Monday morning, the President and the Vice President will join VA Secretary Shinseki, Senator Webb and other administration officials at George Mason University to mark the implementation of the Post-9/11 GI Bill. The bill honors the countless sacrifices made by our men and women in uniform by providing them with comprehensive educational benefits. On August 1st, the Department of Veterans Affairs will begin distributing tuition payments to schools participating in the program. The event is open to pre-credentialed media; the deadline to request credentials has already passed.

In the afternoon, the President will meet with the Emir of Kuwait, Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, at the White House. The President and the Vice President will then have lunch with the Emir at the White House.

Later, the President will honor the 2008 Sprint Cup Champion Jimmie Johnson at the White House. Also appearing at this event will be former NASCAR champions, other drivers from the 2008 Chase for the Sprint Cup, as well as Jimmie Johnson's #48 Chevy.

On Tuesday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.

On Wednesday, the President will travel to the Elkhart area in Indiana for an event.

On Thursday, the President will attend meetings at the White House. In the evening, he will attend a fundraiser and a rally for state Senator Creigh Deeds in Tysons Corner.

On Friday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.

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