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President Obama official schedule and guidance, Aug. 31, 2011. FAA "clean" extension

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Office of the Press Secretary
August 30, 2011


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

Later in the morning, the President will hold an event to call on Congress to move forward in a bipartisan way to pass a clean extension of the Surface Transportation Bill, which expires at the end of September, and a clean extension of the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization, which expires in mid-September. The President will be joined by Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, AFL-CIO President and member of the President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness Richard Trumka, U.S. Chamber of Commerce COO David Chavern, and workers who would be affected if Congress fails to act. The President will discuss the importance of moving forward with this extension to protect nearly a million American jobs and highlight the opportunity we have to work in a bipartisan way to further invest in rebuilding our nation's infrastructure to strengthen our economy and create new jobs across the country. This event in the Rose Garden is open press. If you are not a White House hard pass holder but wish to attend, you must send your full name, date of birth, gender, Social Security number, country of birth, country of citizenship and current city and state of residence to by 9:00AM on Wednesday, August 30.

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


9:00AM Pool Call Time

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

10:00AM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors
Oval Office
Closed Press

10:35AM THE PRESIDENT holds an event to call on Congress to move forward in a bipartisan way to pass a clean extension of the Surface Transportation Bill
Rose Garden
Open Press (Pre-Set 8:45AM--Final Gather 10:15AM--North Doors of the Palm Room)

Briefing Schedule

12:00PM Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney



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