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President Obama official schedule and guidance, June 29, 2011. Press conference, gay pride, Gates dinner

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THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 28, 2011

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2011

In the morning, the President and the Vice President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

Later in the morning, the President will hold a news conference in the East Room. This event is open press. If you are not a White House hard pass holder, please submit a clearance request to press@who.eop.gov by 8AM EDT tomorrow, June 29.

In the afternoon, the President will welcome the WNBA Champion Seattle Storm to the White House to honor the team's 2010 championship season. The President's remarks in the Rose Garden are open press. In conjunction with this event, members of the team will participate in a service project with local area youth during their visit. This visit will also continue the tradition begun by President Obama of honoring sports teams for their efforts to give back to communities as well as for winning championships as part of their trip to Washington. As part of the Storm's visit to Washington, the team will hold a basketball clinic for Washington, D.C.-area kids.

Later in the afternoon, the President and the Vice President will meet with members of the Senate Democratic Leadership in the Oval Office to discuss the status of the negotiations to find common ground on a balanced approach to deficit reduction. Senator Harry Reid, Senator Dick Durbin, Senator Chuck Schumer and Senator Patty Murray are expected to attend. This meeting is closed press.

Later, the President and the Vice President will meet with Secretary of the Treasury Geithner in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

In the evening, the President will deliver remarks at an event observing LGBT Pride month in the East Room. The President's remarks are pooled press.

Later in the evening, the President and the First Lady will host a farewell dinner for Secretary of Defense Gates at the White House. The Vice President and Dr. Biden will also attend. This dinner is closed press.


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TV Corr & Crew: NBC
Print: Politico
Radio: VOA


EDT

9:30AM Pool Call Time

9:30AM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT receive the Presidential Daily Briefing
Oval Office
Closed Press

11:30AM THE PRESIDENT holds a news conference
East Room
Open Press (Pre-set 10:30AM - Final Gather 11:00AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

1:50PM THE PRESIDENT welcomes the WNBA Champion Seattle Storm to the White House
Rose Garden
Open Press (Pre-Set 12:50PM - Final Gather 1:20PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

3:00PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT meet with Senate Democratic Leadership
Oval Office
Closed Press

4:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT meet with Secretary of the Treasury Geithner
Oval Office
Closed Press

5:45PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at an event observing LGBT Pride month
East Room
Pooled Press (Gather Time 5:15PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

7:00PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY host a farewell dinner for Secretary of Defense Gates; THE VICE PRESIDENT and Dr. Biden will also attend
The White House
Closed Press

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