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President Obama official schedule and guidance, Aug. 11, 2009. Health Town Hall

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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

_______________________________________________________________________________________

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 10, 2009

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 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.

The President will then travel to Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The departure from the South Lawn and the arrival at Pease Air National Guard Base are open press.

The President will hold a town hall on health insurance reform at Portsmouth High School. At the town hall, the President will discuss what health insurance reform will mean for Americans who already have insurance, highlighting the consumer protections he laid out in recent weeks and focusing on ending denial of coverage based on preexisting conditions. The event is open press.

In the afternoon, the President will return to Washington, DC. The arrival on the South Lawn is open press. After returning, the President will meet with Secretary of Defense Robert Gates in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: Financial Times

Radio: VOA

Magazine Photo: TIME

Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: Politico

Radio: FOX

Magazine Photo: New York Times

EDT

9:30AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

9:50AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Economic Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

10:30AM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors

Oval Office

Closed Press

11:15AM THE PRESIDENT departs The White House en route Andrews Air Force Base

South Lawn

Open Press (Pre-set 10:45AM - Final Gather 11:00AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

11:30AM THE PRESIDENT departs Andrews Air Force Base en route Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Out-of-Town Travel Pool (Call Time 10:30AM - Virginia Gate, Andrews Air Force Base)

12:40PM THE PRESIDENT arrives in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Pease Air National Guard Base

Open Press

1:00PM THE PRESIDENT holds town hall on health insurance reform

Portsmouth High School

Open Press

3:20PM THE PRESIDENT departs Portsmouth, New Hampshire en route Andrews Air Force Base

Pease Air National Guard Base

Open Press

4:35PM THE PRESIDENT arrives at Andrews Air Force Base

Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage

4:50PM THE PRESIDENT arrives at The White House

South Lawn

Open Press (Pre-set 4:20PM - Final Gather 4:35PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

5:30PM THE PRESIDENT meets with Secretary of Defense Robert Gates

Oval Office

Closed Press

Briefing Schedule

Press Secretary Robert Gibbs will gaggle on Air Force One


1 Comment

Good afternoon,

What is Obama's Town Hall Meeting regarding Health Care Reform; what is his schedule? Where will he go after NH? Thank you.
Elizabeth Hall

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