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
9:00AM Pool Call Time
9:30AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
9:50AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Economic Daily Briefing
10:30AM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors
4:30PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at event honoring 2008 Sprint Cup Champion Jimmie Johnson
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
To obtain information on how to participate in this call, contact Katie Paris with Faith in Public Life at 202-243-8289
1:30PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs