THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 20, 2010
DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21, 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 meetings are closed press.
The President and the Vice President will then meet with the bipartisan leaders of the Senate and the bipartisan leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Oval Office to discuss the Supreme Court vacancy left by the retirement of Justice Stevens. Expected attendees include Senator Reid, Senator McConnell, Senator Leahy, and Senator Sessions. There will be a pool spray at the top.
In the afternoon, the President and the Vice President will have lunch in the Private Dining Room. This lunch is closed press. Later, the President will attend a reception for G-20 labor ministers in the Diplomatic Reception Room. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis will also attend. This event is closed press.
The President and the First Lady, with the White House Office on Olympic, Paralympic and Youth Sport, will host members of the United States Olympic and Paralympic teams on the South Portico. The President and First Lady will congratulate Olympians and Paralympians on their performance and thank them for representing the United States during the Vancouver Winter Games. They will also discuss the First Lady's Let's Move! campaign to solve the childhood obesity epidemic within a generation. The Vice President and Dr. Jill Biden will also attend. This event is open press. (Note: This event may be moved indoors due to bad weather. If so, the event will be closed press.)
Later, the President and the Vice President will meet with Secretary of Defense Robert Gates in the Oval Office. Following the meeting, the President and the Vice President will then meet with Secretary Geithner and Secretary Sebelius in the Oval Office. These meetings are closed press.
In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: Scripps Howard
9:30AM Pool Call Time
9:30AM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT receive the Presidential Daily Briefing
10:00AM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT receive the Economic Daily Briefing
10:30AM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT meet with bipartisan leaders of the Senate and the Senate Judiciary Committee
Pool spray at the top (Gather time 10:25AM - Briefing Room)
12:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT have lunch
2:15PM THE PRESIDENT attends reception for G-20 labor ministers
Diplomatic Reception Room
2:50PM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors
3:50PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY welcome members of the United States Olympic and Paralympic teams to the White House
Open Press (Pre-set 2:00PM - Final Gather 3:20PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)
4:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT meet with Secretary of Defense Gates
5:45PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT meet with Secretary Geithner and Secretary Sebelius
12:00PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs
President Obama official schedule and guidance, April 21, 2010. Olympians honored
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