THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
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
Magazine Photo: New York Times
8:30AM Pool Call Time
9:30AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
10:15AM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY host reception honoring Justice Sonia Sotomayor
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
11:30AM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors
3:10PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY host the Medal of Freedom ceremony
Open Press (Pre-set 12:30PM – Final Gather 2:30PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)
1:30PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs