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President Obama official schedule and guidance, Aug. 7, 2009. Economy, Schumer

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THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
_______________________________________________________________________________________
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 6, 2009

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 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, the President will deliver remarks on the economy at Henderson Hall at Fort Myer. The remarks are pooled press.

Later, the President will meet with Senator Chuck Schumer in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

Also tomorrow, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will host a webcast to discuss how health insurance reform will benefit all Americans at 1:00PM EDT on www.healthreform.gov. Sebelius will also announce the release of a series of new state by state reports outlining how health insurance reform will improve health care for all Americans. The webcast will feature top HHS officials who will discuss how health insurance reform will improve the quality of care for all Americans and take questions. The participants will answer questions submitted by the American people. Questions can be emailed to hhsstudio@hhs.gov. Questions can also be submitted via Twitter by using the hashtag #HCRQ.


In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: Columbus Dispatch
Radio: FOX
Magazine Photo: TIME


EDT

9:00AM Pool Call Time

9:40AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
Oval Office
Closed Press

10:00AM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors
Oval Office
Closed Press

10:30AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Economic Daily Briefing
Oval Office
Closed Press

1:15PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks on the economy
Fort Myer, Henderson Hall
Pooled Press (Travel Pool Gather Time 12:40PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

5:00PM THE PRESIDENT meets with Senator Chuck Schumer
Oval Office
Closed Press


Briefing Schedule

2:00PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs


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The Borgen Project has some good information on the cost of addressing global poverty (borgenproject dot org).
It only takes $30 billion annually to end world hunger!
Yet... we are spending $550 billion annually on the defense budget.

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