THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 31, 2010
DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2010
In the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.
The President will then deliver remarks on the budget in the Grand Foyer. This event is pooled for TV and open to correspondents.
Later, the President will meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.
In the afternoon, the President will participate in a YouTube interview in the Library, where the President will answer video and text questions submitted by YouTube users during and after the State of the Union. Users voted the best questions to the top on CitizenTube, YouTube's political platform, and Steve Grove, YouTube's news and political director, will ask a selection of the top-voted questions to the President in a live-streamed interview on YouTube and Whitehouse.gov. There will be print pool coverage of the interview.
Later, the President and the Vice President will meet with Secretary of Defense 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: CBS
Travel Photo: TIME
9:30AM Pool Call Time
10:00AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
10:45AM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks on the budget
Pooled TV, Open to Correspondents (Pre-set 9:45AM - Final Gather 10:15AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)
11:45AM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors
1:45PM THE PRESIDENT participates in a YouTube interview
Print Pool Coverage (Gather Time 1:30PM - Briefing Room)
4:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT meet with Secretary of Defense Gates
12:45PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs