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President Obama official schedule and guidance, Oct. 20, 2009. Meets with Iraqi Prime Minister Maliki

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 19, 2009

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2009

In the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing and the Economic Daily Briefing. These briefings are closed press.

Later, the President will meet with Prime Minister Maliki of Iraq in the Oval Office. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of the meeting.

The President will then hold a recognition ceremony to honor Troop A, First Squadron, 11th Armored Combat Regiment of the U.S. Army, recipients of the Presidential Unit Citation for actions in the Republic of Vietnam. Eighty-six Troop A veterans will be in attendance to receive the unit honor from the President at the White House in recognition of their exemplary service and personal sacrifice nearly four decades ago. This event is open press.

In the afternoon, the President will meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press. The President will then travel to New York City. The departure from the South Lawn and the arrival at John F. Kennedy International Airport are open press.

The President will tour the Joint Terrorism Task Force Headquarters in New York City. The tour is closed press. He will then deliver remarks to staff members. The remarks are pooled press.

In the evening, the President will deliver remarks at a fundraiser for Bill Owens, the Democratic candidate running for New York’s 23rd Congressional District, at the Mandarin Ballroom. He will then deliver remarks at a fundraiser to benefit the DNC at the Hammerstein Ballroom. The President’s remarks at both fundraisers are pooled press.

The President will return to Washington, DC that night. The departure from John F. Kennedy International Airport and the arrival on the South Lawn are open press.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: Newsday

Radio: SRN

Travel Photo: TIME

Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: Politico

Travel Photo: New York Times

EDT

9:00AM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

9:30AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

10:00AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Economic Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

10:40AM THE PRESIDENT meets with Prime Minister Maliki of Iraq

Oval Office

Pool spray at the bottom (Gather Time 11:10AM – Briefing Room)

11:50AM THE PRESIDENT honors recipients of the Presidential Unit Citation

Rose Garden

Open Press (Pre-set 10:15AM – Final Gather 11:20AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

1:10PM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors

Oval Office

Closed Press

2:20PM THE PRESIDENT departs The White House en route Andrews Air Force Base

South Lawn

Open Press (Pre-set 1:50PM – Final Gather 2:05PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

2:35PM THE PRESIDENT departs Andrews Air Force Base en route New York City

Out-of-Town Travel Pool (Call Time 1:15PM – Virginia Gate, Andrews Air Force Base)

3:30PM THE PRESIDENT arrives in New York City

John F. Kennedy International Airport

Open Press

4:15PM THE PRESIDENT tours the Joint Terrorism Task Force Headquarters

Joint Terrorism Task Force Headquarters

Closed Press

4:30PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks to staff members

Joint Terrorism Task Force Headquarters

Travel Pool Coverage

7:10PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at fundraiser for Bill Owens, the Democratic candidate running for New York’s 23rd Congressional District

Mandarin Oriental

Pooled press for remarks

8:20PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at DNC fundraiser

Hammerstein Ballroom

Pooled press for remarks

9:50PM THE PRESIDENT departs New York City en route Andrews Air Force Base

John F. Kennedy International Airport

Open Press

10:40PM THE PRESIDENT arrives at Andrews Air Force Base

Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage

10:55PM THE PRESIDENT arrives at The White House

South Lawn

Open Press (Pre-set 9:55PM – Final Gather 10:10PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

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