THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 29, 2012
DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012
In the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing and meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. These meeting are closed press.
In the afternoon, the President will welcome President Mikheil Saakashvili of Georgia to the White House. This year marks the 20th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the United States and the Republic of Georgia and the two Presidents will discuss further strengthening the U.S. - Georgia Charter on Strategic Partnership by enhancing cooperation in the fields of trade, tourism, energy, science, education, culture, and security. President Obama will underscore the importance of our defense cooperation with Georgia, including Georgia's substantial contributions to international security operations in Afghanistan. The President will reconfirm U.S. support for the integrity of Georgia's territory within its internationally recognized borders. The President also looks forward to discussing upcoming elections in Georgia and the reforms that will ensure Georgia's continuing transformation into a vibrant and stable democratic state. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of the meeting in the Oval Office.
Later, the President and the First Lady will host the Diplomatic Corps Reception for the foreign diplomatic corps in the East Room. This event is closed press.
In the evening, the President will participate in an interview with YouTube and Google+ to discuss his State of the Union Address. The interview will be held through a Google+ Hangout, making it the first completely virtual interview from the White House. The President will answer questions submitted by and voted on by over 225,000 people via YouTube. This interview will be streamed live on WhiteHouse.gov, YouTube.com/whitehouse and the White House Google+ page.
In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: NBC
Print: Roll Call
9:30AM Pool Call Time
10:45AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
11:15AM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors
2:15PM THE PRESIDENT welcomes President Mikheil Saakashvili of Georgia to the White House
Pool Spray at the Bottom (Final Gather 2:30PM - Brady Press Briefing Room)
3:15PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY host the Diplomatic Corps Reception
5:30PM THE PRESIDENT participates in an interview with YouTube and Google+ to discuss his State of the Union Address
Live Streamed on WhiteHouse.gov, YouTube.com/whitehouse and the White House Google+ page
12:15PM Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney
President Obama official schedule and guidance, Jan. 30, 2012 Google, YouTube interview
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