THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 2, 2009
DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2009
In the morning, the President will meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany in the Oval Office. There will be a pool spray at the top of the meeting.
The President will then receive the Presidential Daily Briefing, the Economic Daily Briefing, meet with His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, and meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. These meetings are closed press.
In the afternoon, the President will participate in the U.S.-European Union Summit with the Prime Minister of Sweden Fredrik Reinfeldt, President of the European Commission Jos Manuel Barroso, and the European Council High Representative Javier Solana in the Cabinet Room. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of the meeting.
Later, the President and the Vice President will meet with Secretary of Defense Robert Gates in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press. In the evening, the President will meet with Senator Blanche Lincoln in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.
Also tomorrow, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Small Business Administration Administrator Karen Mills will hold a briefing at 11:45AM EDT in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the impact of health insurance reform with small business owners from across the country. Sebelius and Mills will give a legislative update and discuss the impact of health reform on small businesses before taking questions from the group of business owners. The briefing is open press and will be live streamed on www.whitehouse.gov. There will also be a simultaneous chat hosted during the event at www.facebook.com/whitehouse. Pre-set is 11:00AM and final gather is 11:30AM at the West Wing stakeout location. Members of the media interested in attending who do not have a White House hard pass should RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org with his or her full name, date of birth and social security number for clearance. RSVP deadline is 8:00AM on Tuesday.
In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CBS
Print: Washington Post
Travel Photo: TIME
8:30AM Pool Call Time
9:10AM THE PRESIDENT meets with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany
Pool spray at the top (Gather Time 9:00AM – Briefing Room)
9:45AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
10:15AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Economic Daily Briefing
11:25AM THE PRESIDENT meets with His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
2:05PM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors
2:40PM THE PRESIDENT participates in the U.S.-European Union Summit
Pool spray at the bottom (Gather Time 3:40PM – Briefing Room)
4:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT meet with Secretary of Defense Gates
5:15PM THE PRESIDENT meets with Senator Blanche Lincoln
12:30PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs