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President Obama official schedule and guidance, Feb. 17, 2010. Meets with war cabinet, Spanish King Juan Carlos I

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THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
_______________________________________________________________________________________
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 16, 2010

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2010

In the morning, the President and the Vice President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing and the Economic Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. These briefings are closed press.

Later, the President will deliver remarks on the economy on the one year anniversary of the signing of the Recovery Act in the South Court Auditorium. The Vice President will introduce the President. This event is pooled press.

The President will then meet with his national security team on Afghanistan and Pakistan in the Situation Room. This meeting is closed press. Expected attendees include:
The Vice President
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
Secretary of Defense Robert Gates
Ambassador Susan Rice, Permanent U.S. Representative to the United Nations
Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg
Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan (via videoconference)
Karl Eikenberry, U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan (via videoconference)
Anne Patterson, U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan (via videoconference)
Under Secretary of Defense Michele Flournoy
Admiral Michael Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
General James E. Cartwright, USMC, Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
General David Petraeus, U.S. Central Command
General Stanley McChrystal, U.S. Commander in Afghanistan (via videoconference)
Lieutenant General Dave Rodriguez (via videoconference)
Lietenant General William Caldwell (via videoconference)
Vice Admiral Michael LaFever (via videoconference)
Admiral Dennis Blair, Director of National Intelligence
CIA Director Leon Panetta
Deputy Secretary of Treasury Neal Wolin
General James Jones, National Security Advisor
Tom Donilon, Deputy National Security Advisor
John Brennan, Assistant to the President for Counterterrorism and Homeland Security
Lieutenant General Douglas Lute, Special Assistant to the President for Afghanistan and Pakistan
Robert Nabors, OMB Deputy Director

In the afternoon, the President and the Vice President will meet with Secretary of State Clinton in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press. The President will then have lunch with King Juan Carlos I of Spain in the Private Dining Room. This lunch is closed press.

Later, the President and the Vice President will meet with General Raymond Odierno, Commanding General, Multi-National Force - Iraq, and US Ambassador to Iraq Chris Hill in the Oval Office. The President will then meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. These meetings are closed press.

In the evening, the President will be joined by Congressional leaders and middle school students from Michigan, Florida, and Nebraska in the Roosevelt Room to congratulate the astronauts on the International Space Station and the Space Shuttle Endeavour on their successful ongoing mission. There will be a pool spray during the call.


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


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9:00AM Pool Call Time

9:15AM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT receive the Presidential Daily Briefing
Oval Office
Closed Press

9:45AM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT receive the Economic Daily Briefing
Oval Office
Closed Press

10:25AM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks on the economy on the one year anniversary of the signing of the Recovery Act
South Court Auditorium
Pooled Press (Pre-set 9:25AM - Final Gather 10:00AM - Stakeout Location)

11:00AM THE PRESIDENT meets with his national security team on Afghanistan
Situation Room
Closed Press

12:05PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT meet with Secretary of State Clinton
Oval Office
Closed Press

12:50PM THE PRESIDENT and King Juan Carlos I of Spain have lunch
Private Dining Room
Closed Press

2:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VIDE PRESIDENT meet with General Odierno and Ambassador Hill
Oval Office
Closed Press

3:15PM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors
Oval Office
Closed Press

5:15PM THE PRESIDENT makes call to NASA astronauts
Roosevelt Room
Pool spray (Gather time 5:10PM - Briefing Room)


Briefing Schedule

1:30PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs


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