WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Monday, with Vice President Joe Biden, meets with Treasury Secretary Jack Lew. The president also hosts Colin and Alma Powell when he signs the America’s Promise Summit Declaration, “which calls on Americans to help the youth of America reach their full potential,” according to the White House. Former General Powell is the founding chairman of the alliance and Alma Powell is the board chairman.
Below, from the White House….
THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 21, 2014
DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
In the morning, the President and the Vice President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.
In the afternoon, the President will sign the America’s Promise Summit Declaration. President Obama will be the seventh consecutive president to sign the declaration, which calls on Americans to help the youth of America reach their full potential. America’s Promise Alliance Founding Chairman Gen. Colin L. Powell and current Board Chair Alma Powell will attend the ceremony. There will be a pool spray of the signing in the Oval Office.
Later in the afternoon, the President and Vice President will meet with Secretary of the Treasury Lew in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.
In-Town Travel Pool
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9:00AM In-Town Pool Call Time
10:00AM THE PRESIDENT and VICE PRESIDENT receive the Presidential Daily Briefing
2:30PM THE PRESIDENT signs America’s Promise Summit Declaration
Pool Spray (Gather 2:10PM – Brady Press Briefing Room)
3:25PM THE PRESIDENT and VICE PRESIDENT meet with Secretary of the Treasury Lew
12:00PM Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest