THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 2, 2010
DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
TUESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2010
In the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing and the Economic Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. These meetings are closed press.
Later in the morning, the President will sign the Fair Sentencing Act in the Oval Office. There will be pool spray for still photographers only.
In the afternoon, the President will host a Town Hall in the East Room as part of his Forum with Young African Leaders. This event will bring 115 young leaders from civil society and the private sector from more than 40 countries across Africa to Washington to meet with their American counterparts and U.S government officials. At the Town Hall, the President will discuss with them their vision for Africa for the next 50 years and the partnerships we can foster between our countries. This event is open press.
Later, the President will meet with Secretary of Defense Gates in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.
In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: NBC
Print: NY Times
9:30AM Pool Call Time
9:30AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
10:00AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Economic Daily Briefing
11:00AM THE PRESIDENT signs the Fair Sentencing Act
Pool Stills Only Spray (Gather Time 10:45AM - Brady Press Briefing Room)
2:00PM THE PRESIDENT hosts a town hall with Young African Leaders
Open Press (Pre-set 1:00PM - Final Gather 1:30PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)
4:30PM THE PRESIDENT meets with Secretary of Defense Gates
12:30PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs