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President Obama official schedule and guidance, July 12, 2011. Another deficit cut meeting, medal of honor

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Office of the Press Secretary
July 11, 2011

TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011

In the morning, the President and the Vice President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office, and the President will meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. These meetings are closed press.

In the afternoon, the President will award Sergeant First Class Leroy Arthur Petry, U.S. Army, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty. Sergeant First Class Petry will receive the Medal of Honor for his courageous actions during combat operations against an armed enemy in Paktya, Afghanistan in May, 2008. He will be the second living, active duty service member to be awarded the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan. The Vice President will also attend.

Later in the afternoon, the President and the Vice President will meet with Congressional Leadership in the Cabinet Room to discuss the ongoing efforts to find a balanced approach to deficit reduction. This meeting is closed press. Expected attendees include:

Speaker John Boehner
Senator Harry Reid, Majority Leader
Senator Mitch McConnell, Republican Leader
Representative Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader
Representative Eric Cantor, Majority Leader
Senator Dick Durbin, Majority Whip
Senator Jon Kyl, Republican Whip
Representative Steny Hoyer, Democratic Whip

In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: BNA
Radio: AURN


9:30AM Pool Call Time

10:00AM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT receive the Presidential Daily Briefing
Oval Office
Closed Press

10:30AM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors
Oval Office
Closed Press

2:15PM THE PRESIDENT awards Sergeant First Class Leroy Arthur Petry, U.S. Army, the Medal of Honor; THE VICE PRESIDENT also attends
East Room
Open Press (Pre-Set 1:00 PM--Final Gather 1:45 PM--North Doors of the Palm Room)

3:45PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT meet with Congressional Leadership
Cabinet Room
Closed Press

Briefing Schedule:

12:30PM Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney

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