THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 5, 2009
DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 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.
Later, the President will meet with members of the Senate Finance Committee in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.
In the afternoon, the President will meet separately with Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism John Brennan in the Oval Office. These meetings are closed press.
In the evening, the President will deliver remarks at a fundraiser for State Senator Creigh Deeds at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner. His remarks are pooled press. The President will then deliver remarks at a rally for State Senator Creigh Deeds at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner. Governor Tim Kaine will also attend. The event is open to pre-credentialed media.
Also tomorrow, Council of Economic Advisers Chair Christina Romer and Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism John Brennan will deliver speeches in Washington, DC. At 8:00AM EDT, Romer will deliver remarks at the Economic Club of Washington, DC at The Newseum. Dr. Romer will assess the impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on the economy and what we can expect going forward. The Economic Club of Washington, DC is handling all media logistics and credentialing. For information and credentials, please e-mail Judi Irastorza at email@example.com. At 11:00AM EDT at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Brennan will provide an overview of the President’s comprehensive approach to protecting the American people from terrorism: defeating the near-term threat from al Qaeda and other transnational terrorist groups and addressing the political, economic, and social factors that often fuel violent extremism.
In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: Christian Science Monitor
Magazine Photo: New York Times
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
11:30AM THE PRESIDENT meets with Senate Finance Committee members
3:15PM THE PRESIDENT meets with Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner
4:00PM THE PRESIDENT meets with Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism John Brennan
6:40PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at a fundraiser for State Senator Creigh Deeds
Hilton McLean Tysons Corner
Travel Pool Coverage (Gather Time 5:15PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)
7:10PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at a rally for State Senator Creigh Deeds
Hilton McLean Tysons Corner
Open to pre-credentialed media
12:30PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs