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President Obama official schedule and guidance, Oct. 8, 2009. Basketball game with cabinet, House members.

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THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
_______________________________________________________________________________________
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 7, 2009

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2009

In the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing and the Economic Daily Briefing, which will include an update from the Vice President on the progress of implementing the Recovery Act, in the Oval Office. These meetings are closed press.

The President will have lunch with business leaders in the Private Dining Room. This lunch is closed press. Later, the President will meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

In the afternoon, the President will drop by the White House basketball court, where the National Naval Medical Center Marine Wounded Warrior basketball team will be playing. This is closed press.

Later, the President and the Vice President will meet separately with Secretary of the Treasury Tim Geithner and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the Oval Office. These meetings are closed press.

In the evening, the President will play basketball with Cabinet Secretaries and Members of Congress on the White House basketball court. Expected attendees include:
Secretary of Housing & Urban Development Shaun Donovan
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
Secretary of the Treasury Tim Geithner
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar
Representative Mike Arcuri (D-NY)
Representative John Boccieri (D-OH)
Representative Brad Ellsworth (D-IN)
Representative Jeff Flake (R-AZ)
Representative Baron Hill (D-IN)
Representative Jay Inslee (D-WA)
Representative Frank Kratovil (D-MD)
Representative Rick Larsen (D-WA)
Representative Patrick Murphy (D-PA)
Representative John Shimkus (R-IL)
Representative Heath Shuler (D-NC)


In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: Columbus Dispatch
Radio: CBS
Travel 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 receives the Economic Daily Briefing
Oval Office
Closed Press

12:00PM THE PRESIDENT has lunch with business leaders
Private Dining Room
Closed Press

1:45PM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors
Oval Office
Closed Press

2:30PM THE PRESIDENT drops by the NNMC Marine Wounded Warriors basketball team game
White House Basketball Court
Closed Press

3:15PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT meet with Secretary of the Treasury Tim Geithner
Oval Office
Closed Press

3:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT meet with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
Oval Office
Closed Press

5:00PM THE PRESIDENT plays basketball with Cabinet Secretaries and Members of Congress
White House Basketball Court
Closed Press


Briefing Schedule

1:00PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs



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