President Obama official schedule and guidance, Aug. 19, 2009. Honors NASCAR, health reform

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UPDATED CONTACT INFORMATION: In the evening, the President will participate in a conference call with faith leaders to discuss health insurance reform. To obtain information on how to COVER the call, please contact Michelle Rabinowitz, 646-831-0485, or Jen Butler, 202-577-4773.

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

_______________________________________________________________________________________

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 18, 2009

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2009

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

In the afternoon, the President will honor the 2008 Sprint Cup Champion Jimmie Johnson on the South Portico. Also appearing at this event will be former NASCAR champions, other drivers from the 2008 Chase for the Sprint Cup, as well as Jimmie Johnson’s #48 Chevy. This event is open press.

In the evening, the President will participate in a conference call with faith leaders to discuss health insurance reform.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: ABC

Print: National Journal

Radio: Talk Radio

Magazine Photo: TIME

EDT

9:00AM Pool Call Time

9:30AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

9:50AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Economic Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

10:30AM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors

Oval Office

Closed Press

4:30PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at event honoring 2008 Sprint Cup Champion Jimmie Johnson

South Portico

Open Press (Pre-set 3:30PM – Final Gather 4:00PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

5:30PM THE PRESIDENT participates in a conference call with faith leaders to discuss health insurance reform

Via telephone

To obtain information on how to participate in this call, contact Katie Paris with Faith in Public Life at 202-243-8289

Briefing Schedule

1:30PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs

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