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President Obama official schedule and guidance, Aug. 3, 2009. Meets with Amir of Kuwait

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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 2, 2009

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

MONDAY, AUGUST 3, 2009

In the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. The President and the Vice President will receive the Economic Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. These meetings are closed press.

The President and the Vice President will join Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, Senator Jim Webb, former Senator John Warner and other administration officials at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia 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.

After returning to the White House, the President will meet one-on-one with His Highness Shaykh Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al Sabah, Amir of the State of Kuwait, in the Oval Office. There will be a pool spray at the top of the meeting. The President and the Vice President will then have lunch with the Amir in the Old Family Dining Room. The lunch is closed press.

In the afternoon, the President will meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. He will then meet with Senator Tom Harkin in the Oval Office. These meetings are closed press.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: NBC

Print: Washington Times

Radio: ABC

Magazine Photo: TIME

EDT

9:00AM Pool Call Time

9:30AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

9:50AM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT receive the Economic Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

11:05AM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks on the Post-9/11 GI Bill

George Mason University

Open to pre-credentialed media (Travel Pool Gather Time 10:10AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

12:30PM THE PRESIDENT meets with His Highness Shaykh Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al Sabah, Amir of the State of Kuwait

Oval Office

Pool spray at the top (Gather time 12:25PM - Briefing Room)

12:45PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT have lunch with the Amir of the State of Kuwait

Old Family Dining Room

Closed Press

2:30PM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors

Oval Office

Closed Press

3:30PM THE PRESIDENT meets with Senator Tom Harkin

Oval Office

Closed Press

Briefing Schedule

1:00PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs

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