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President Obama official schedule and guidance, March 24, 2010. With Stupak, signs abortion executive order

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 23, 2010

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24, 2010

In the morning, the President will meet with Senator Kerry and Senator Lugar in the Situation Room as part of ongoing consultations with Congress on the START treaty. This meeting is closed press and was rescheduled from Tuesday, March 23rd.

The President and the Vice President will then receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press. Later, the President will meet with Senator Dodd, Chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, and Representative Frank, Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, in the Oval Office to discuss financial reform. This meeting is closed press.

In the afternoon, the President will sign an executive order that reaffirms the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's consistency with longstanding restrictions on the use of federal funds for abortion. This Oval Office signing is closed press. Members of Congress invited to attend the signing include:

Senator Bob Casey

Representative Bart Stupak

Representative Kathy Dahlkemper

Representative Marcy Kaptur

Representative Nick Rahall

Representative Jerry Costello

Representative Chris Carney

Representative Steve Driehaus

Representative Charlie Wilson

Representative Jim Oberstar

Representative Alan Mollohan

Representative Brad Ellsworth

Representative Henry Cuellar

Representative Mike Doyle

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: BNA

Radio: VOA

EDT

9:00AM Pool Call Time

9:00AM THE PRESIDENT meets with Senator Kerry and Senator Lugar

Situation Room

Closed Press

9:35AM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

10:15AM THE PRESIDENT meets with Senator Dodd and Representative Frank to discuss financial reform

Oval Office

Closed Press

2:30PM THE PRESIDENT signs an executive order reaffirming the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's consistency with longstanding restrictions on the use of federal funds for abortion

Oval Office

Closed Press

Briefing Schedule

12:30PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs

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