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President Obama official schedule and guidance, Oct. 21, 2009. Stumps for Corzine

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THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
_______________________________________________________________________________________
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 20, 2009

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 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 then meet with Senator John Kerry in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

In the afternoon, the President will visit a small business in suburban Maryland where he will announce a package of initiatives that will increase credit to small businesses. The proposal will increase the caps for existing SBA loans and give smaller banks better access to TARP funding to encourage more lending to small business. This event is pooled press. The President will then attend a Cabinet-level exercise at the Department of Treasury which will focus on the immediate aftermath of a fictitious catastrophic earthquake in the United States. The exercise will examine the federal incident management policies and practices for the response to and immediate recovery from an incident of this magnitude. This exercise is closed press.

The President will then travel to New Jersey. The departure from the South Lawn and the arrival at Newark International Airport are open press.

In the evening, the President will deliver remarks at a rally for Governor Jon Corzine at the Rothman Center at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Hackensack. The event is open to pre-credentialed media; the Corzine campaign handled credentialing. The deadline to request credentials has passed.

The President will return to Washington, DC at night. The departure from Newark International Airport and the arrival on the South Lawn are open press.


In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: New York Daily News
Radio: Talk Radio
Travel Photo: New York Times

Out-of-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: Wall Street Journal
Travel Photo: New York Times


EDT

9:00AM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

9:30AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
Oval Office
Closed Press

10:00AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Economic Daily Briefing
Oval Office
Closed Press

10:30AM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors
Oval Office
Closed Press

12:40PM THE PRESIDENT meets with Senator John Kerry
Oval Office
Closed Press

1:50PM THE PRESIDENT announces a package of initiatives that will increase credit to small businesses
Pooled Press (Gather Time 12:55PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

3:00PM THE PRESIDENT attends a Cabinet-level earthquake tabletop exercise
Department of Treasury
Closed Press

3:25PM THE PRESIDENT departs The White House en route Andrews Air Force Base
South Lawn
Open Press (Pre-set 2:55PM - Final Gather 3:10PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

3:40PM THE PRESIDENT departs Andrews Air Force Base en route Newark, New Jersey
Out-of-Town Travel Pool (Call Time 2:30PM - Virginia Gate, Andrews Air Force Base)

4:35PM THE PRESIDENT arrives in Newark, New Jersey
Newark International Airport
Open Press

6:05PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at a rally for Governor Corzine
Rothman Center, Fairleigh Dickinson University
Open to pre-credentialed media

7:25PM THE PRESIDENT departs Newark, New Jersey en route Andrews Air Force Base
Newark International Airport
Open Press

8:20PM THE PRESIDENT arrives at Andrews Air Force Base
Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage

8:35PM THE PRESIDENT arrives at The White House
South Lawn
Open Press (Pre-set 8:05PM - Final Gather 8:20PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)



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