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President Obama official schedule and guidance, Aug. 3, 2010. Signs Fair Sentencing Act; Meets with young African leaders

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THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
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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
Radio: NPR


EDT

9:30AM Pool Call Time

9:30AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
Oval Office
Closed Press

10:00AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Economic Daily Briefing
Oval Office
Closed Press

11:00AM THE PRESIDENT signs the Fair Sentencing Act
Oval Office
Pool Stills Only Spray (Gather Time 10:45AM - Brady Press Briefing Room)

2:00PM THE PRESIDENT hosts a town hall with Young African Leaders
East Room
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
Oval Office
Closed Press


Briefing Schedule

12:30PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs


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