Obama schedule, guidance, Sept. 10, 2014 — ISIS speech tonight

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Updated...WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama outlines his strategy to battle the ISIS or ISIL threat during a prime time speech on Wednesday evening to start at 9 p.m. ET. Today, Secretary of State John Kerry is in Baghdad as the U.S. continues to forge an international coalition and stabilize the Iraq government.

Below, UPDATED from the White House….

Later in the morning, the President and Vice President will meetwith members of theNational Security Councilin the Situation Room. This meeting is closed press.

11:25AM THE PRESIDENT meets with members of the National Security Council; the VICE PRESIDENT will also participate

The Situation Room

Closed Press

Expected attendees at this morning’s meeting include:

·The Vice President

·Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense

·Denis McDonough, White House Chief of Staff

·Susan Rice, National Security Advisor

·Amb. Samantha Power, Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations

·John Podesta, Counselor to the President

·Neil Eggleston, White House Counsel

·James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence

·John Brennan, Director of the Central Intelligence Agency

·GEN Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

·Bill Burns, Deputy Secretary of State

·Antony Blinken, Deputy National Security Advisor

·Lisa Monaco, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism

·Benjamin Rhodes, Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications and Speechwriting

·Philip Gordon, Special Assistant to the President and White House Coordinator for the Middle East, North Africa, and Gulf Region

·Jeff Prescott, Deputy National Security Advisor to the Vice President

·Katie Fallon, Director of the Office of Legislative Affairs


Office of the Press Secretary


September 9, 2014



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

In the evening, President Obama will deliver an address to the nation from the State Floor at 9:01:30 PM.

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9:30AMIn-Town Pool Call Time

10:00AMTHE PRESIDENT and VICE PRESIDENT receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

9:01:30PMTHE PRESIDENT delivers an address to the nation

State Floor

Limited Pool Coverage (Pre-set 2:00PM; Final Gather 8:00PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

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