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Obama Nov. 23 schedule update: Meeting with war cabinet tonight

UPDATED: Tonight, the President will meet with his national security team on Afghanistan and Pakistan in the Situation Room. This meeting is closed press. Expected attendees include:

Vice President Biden

Secretary of State Clinton

Secretary of Defense Gates

Ambassador Susan Rice, Permanent U.S. Representative to the United Nations

Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg

Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan

Under Secretary of Defense Michele Flournoy

Admiral Michael Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

General James E. Cartwright, USMC, Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff

General David Petraeus, U.S. Central Command

General Stanley McChrystal, U.S. Commander in Afghanistan (via videoconference)

Lieutenant General Karl Eikenberry, U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan (via videoconference)

Anne Patterson, U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan (via videoconference)

General James Jones, National Security Advisory

Tom Donilon, Deputy National Security Advisor

John Brennan, Assistant to the President for Counterterrorism and Homeland Security

Lieutenant General Douglas Lute, Special Assistant to the President for Afghanistan and Pakistan

8:00PM THE PRESIDENT meets with his national security team on Afghanistan and Pakistan

Situation Room

Closed Press

Updated Briefing Schedule

12:45PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 22, 2009

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2009

In the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing and meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. These meetings are closed press.

Later, the President will deliver remarks at an event highlighting several initiatives designed to boost science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education in South Court Auditorium in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. This event is pooled press. The President’s remarks will be live streamed and then at 1:00PM EDT, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Office of Science and Technology Policy Director John Holdren will hold a live online chat to discuss the initiatives. Both events will be available at www.WhiteHouse.gov/live.

The President and the Vice President will then have lunch in the Private Dining Room. This lunch is closed press.

In the afternoon, the President will hold a Cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of the meeting. The President will then meet with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

In the evening, the President will deliver remarks and present the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award to Magodonga Mahlangu and her organization, Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA), in an East Room ceremony. The First Lady will also attend. This event is pooled press.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CBS

Print: New York Times

Radio: FOX

Travel Photo: TIME

EST

9:30AM Pool Call Time

10:20AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

10:50AM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors

Oval Office

Closed Press

11:40AM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at event highlighting several initiatives designed to boost science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education

EEOB South Court Auditorium

Pooled press (Pre-set 10:40AM – Final Gather 11:10AM – Stakeout Location)

12:35PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT have lunch

Private Dining Room

Closed Press

1:45PM THE PRESIDENT meets with his Cabinet

Cabinet Room

Pool spray at the bottom (Gather Time 3:00PM – Briefing Room)

4:50PM THE PRESIDENT meets with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

Oval Office

Closed Press

5:50PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks and presents the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award

East Room

Pooled press (Pre-set 3:15PM – Final Gather 5:20PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

Briefing Schedule

12:30PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs

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