THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 8, 2014
DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 2014
In the morning, the President and the Vice President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.
Later in the morning, the President and Vice President will meet with members of Congress in the Roosevelt Room to discuss the Administration’s ongoing review of signals intelligence programs. This meeting is closed press.
In the afternoon, the President will deliver remarks announcing the first five “Promise Zones,” located in San Antonio, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Southeastern Kentucky, and the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. The President first announced the Promise Zone Initiative during last year’s State of the Union Address, as a way to partner with local communities and businesses to create jobs, increase economic security, expand access to educational opportunities and quality, affordable housing and improve public safety. He will be joined in the East Room by representatives and community members from each of the five Zones. The President’s remarks are open press.
Later in the afternoon, the President and the Vice President will meet with Secretary of the Treasury Lew in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.
In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: NBC
Print: Washington Blade
9:30AM In-Town Pool Call Time
10:00AM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT receive the Presidential Daily Briefing
11:00AM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT meet with Members of Congress
The Roosevelt Room
2:20PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks announcing Promise Zones
The East Room
Open Press (Pre-Set 11:30AM; Final Gather 1:30PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)
4:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT meet with Secretary of the Treasury Lew
12:45PM Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney