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President Obama official schedule and guidance, Oct. 6, 2009. Afghanistan, Pakistan focus

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Office of the Press Secretary
October 5, 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.

Later, the President will travel to the National Counterterrorism Center in Washington, DC. He will meet with NCTC leadership and deliver remarks to staff members. The President's remarks are pooled press.

In the afternoon, the President and the Vice President will meet with Congressional leadership and the chairs and ranking members of the relevant committees to discuss Afghanistan and Pakistan in the State Dining Room. A list of invited members is included at the end of the schedule. This meeting is closed press.

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


9:00AM Pool Call Time

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

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

11:10AM THE PRESIDENT meets with NCTC leadership
National Counterterrorism Center
Closed Press (Travel Pool Gather Time 10:25AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

11:40AM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks to NCTC staff members
National Counterterrorism Center
Pooled Press

2:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT meet with Congressional leadership and the chairs and ranking members of the relevant committees to discuss Afghanistan and Pakistan
State Dining Room
Closed Press

Briefing Schedule

1:00PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs


US Senate:
· Senator Harry Reid, Majority Leader, D-NV
· Senator Dick Durbin, Majority Whip, D-IL
· Senator Mitch McConnell, Republican Leader, R-KY
· Senator Jon Kyl, Republican Whip, R-AZ
· Senator Carl Levin, Armed Services Chairman, D-MI
· Senator John McCain, Armed Services Ranking Member, R-AZ
· Senator Daniel Inouye, Appropriations Chairman and Defense Subcommittee Chairman, D-HI
· Senator Thad Cochran, Appropriations Ranking Member and Defense Subcommittee Ranking, R-MS
· Senator John Kerry, Foreign Affairs Chairman, D-MA
· Senator Richard Lugar, Foreign Affairs Ranking Member, R-IN
· Senator Patrick Leahy, Foreign Operations Appropriations Chairman, D-VT
· Senator Judd Gregg, Foreign Operations Appropriations Ranking Member, R-NH
· Senator Dianne Feinstein, Intelligence Committee Chair, D-CA
· Senator Kit Bond, Intelligence Committee Ranking Member, R-MO

US House:
· Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-CA
· Representative Steny Hoyer, Majority Leader, D-MD
· Representative John Boehner, Republican Leader, R-OH
· Representative James Clyburn, Majority Whip, D-SC
· Representative Eric Cantor, Republican Whip, R-VA
· Representative Ike Skelton, Armed Services Chairman, D-MO
· Representative Howard McKeon, Armed Services Ranking Member, R-CA
· Representative Howard Berman, Foreign Affairs Chairman, D-CA
· Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Foreign Affairs Ranking Member, R-FL
· Representative David Obey, Appropriations Chairman, D-WI
· Representative Jerry Lewis, Appropriations Ranking Member, R-CA
· Representative Nita Lowey, Foreign Operations Appropriations Chairman, D-NY
· Representative Kay Granger, Foreign Operations Appropriations Ranking Member, R-TX
· Representative John Murtha, Appropriations, Defense Subcommittee Chairman, D-PA
· Representative Bill Young, Appropriations, Defense Subcommittee Ranking Member, R-FL
· Representative Silvestre Reyes, Intelligence Committee Chairman, D-TX
· Representative Peter Hoekstra, Intelligence Committee Ranking Member, R-MI


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