THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 17, 2010
DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
THURSDAY, MARCH 18, 2010
In the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.
Later, the President will sign the HIRE Act, a bill that will spur job growth and strengthen the private sector by encouraging businesses to hire new workers and invest in their companies and communities. He will be joined by members of Congress, members of the President's cabinet and economic team, small business owners and workers in the Rose Garden. This event is open press.
In the afternoon, the President will meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.
Also tomorrow, NEC Director Lawrence H. Summers will deliver remarks to the Pew Financial Reform Project where he will discuss the importance of passing comprehensive financial reform. The event will take place in the Holeman Lounge at the National Press Club at 8:30 AM. For additional information about the event, please contact Cynthia Magnuson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CBS
Print: USA Today
9:30AM Pool Call Time
9:30AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
11:20AM THE PRESIDENT signs the HIRE Act
Open Press (Pre-set 10:20AM--Final Gather 10:50AM--North Doors of the Palm Room)
1:30PM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors
12:30 PM Press Secretary Robert Gibbs Briefing in the Rose Garden