President Obama official schedule and guidance, Aug. 12, 2009. Sotomayor reception

SHARE President Obama official schedule and guidance, Aug. 12, 2009. Sotomayor reception
SHARE President Obama official schedule and guidance, Aug. 12, 2009. Sotomayor reception

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 11, 2009

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2009

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

Then, the President and the First Lady will host a reception for Justice Sonia Sotomayor in the East Room. This event is open press, but all riser positions have been allocated.

The President will receive the Economic Daily Briefing and meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. These meetings are closed press.

In the afternoon, the President and the First Lady will host the Medal of Freedom ceremony in the East Room. This event is open press.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: FOX

Print: Gannett News

Radio: ABC

Magazine Photo: New York Times

EDT

8:30AM Pool Call Time

9:30AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

10:15AM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY host reception honoring Justice Sonia Sotomayor

East Room

Open Press (Pre-set 8:30AM – Final Gather 9:30AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

11:00AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Economic Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

11:30AM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors

Oval Office

Closed Press

3:10PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY host the Medal of Freedom ceremony

East Room

Open Press (Pre-set 12:30PM – Final Gather 2:30PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

Briefing Schedule

1:30PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs

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