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President Obama official schedule and guidance, July 29, 2010. Urban League, War cabinet


Office of the Press Secretary
July 28, 2010

In the morning, the President will deliver a major education reform speech at the National Urban League 100th Anniversary Convention at the Washington Convention Center. The President will discuss how his signature Race to the Top program and other initiatives are driving education reform across the country and focusing the nation on the goal of preparing students for college and careers. He will highlight the unprecedented support for and adoption of common standards by a majority of states already, and the Administration's commitment to develop the next generation of high-quality assessments benchmarked to common standards. The President's speech will focus on the dramatic reforms that states, school districts, schools and teachers unions have undertaken over the past 18 months, including steps to improve teacher effectiveness and transform persistently low-performing schools. The President's remarks are open to pre-credentialed media, however the deadline to request credentials has passed.

Later in the morning, the President will meet with his national security team for his monthly meeting on Afghanistan and Pakistan in the Situation Room. This meeting is closed press. Expected attendees include:
The Vice President
Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense
Rahm Emanuel, Chief of Staff
General James Jones, National Security Advisor
Tom Donilon, Deputy National Security Advisor
John Brennan, Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Advisor
Ambassador Susan Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations
David Gompert, Acting Director of National Intelligence
Leon Panetta, Director, Central Intelligence Agency
Rajiv Shah, Administrator, USAID
James Steinberg, Deputy Secretary of State
Jack Lew, Deputy Secretary of State
Admiral Michael Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
General James Cartwright, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Richard Holbrooke, Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan
Doug Lute, Coordinator for Afghanistan and Pakistan
Mary DeRosa, Deputy White House Counsel and National Security Staff Legal Advisor
General David Petraeus (via videoconference)
Lt Gen John Allen (via videoconference)
Ambassador Karl Eikenberry (via videoconference)
Ambassador Anne Patterson (via videoconference)

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 receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

Later in the afternoon, the President will deliver remarks and sign the Tribal Law and Order Act in the East Room. This event is open press.

In the evening, the President will attend a DNC finance event at a private residence. This event is closed press.

In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: NBC
Print: MediaNews
Radio: ABC


9:00AM Pool Call Time

10:05AM THE PRESIDENT delivers a major education reform speech at the National Urban League 100th Anniversary Convention
Washington Convention Center
Open to pre-credentialed media (In-Town Travel Pool Gather Time 9:30AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

11:10AM THE PRESIDENT meets with his national security team for his monthly meeting on Afghanistan and Pakistan
Situation Room
Closed Press

Private Dining Room
Closed Press

1:45PM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
Oval Office
Closed Press

4:50PM THE PRESIDENT signs the Tribal Law and Order Act
East Room
Open Press (Pre-set 3:50PM - Final Gather 4:20PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

7:05PM THE PRESIDENT attends a DNC finance event
Private Residence
Closed Press (In-Town Travel Pool Gather Time 6:30PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

Briefing Schedule

2:00PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs




Why do all you colored people believe the lying muslim bastard we call a president? He is a habitual lier and has done nothing for this country except lead us down the path of destruction. Wake up black people just because your still getting your food stamps doesnt mean he is doing a good job. must be an ignorant white Republican from the south to still call people colored...what, they are red, blue, green? Get some education and don't call people those kind of wonder there is still so much hate in this country......from a White Female from Colorado

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