DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2009
In the morning, the President will meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany in the Oval Office. There will be a pool spray at the top of the meeting.
The President will then receive the Presidential Daily Briefing, the Economic Daily Briefing, meet with His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, and meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. These meetings are closed press.
In the afternoon, the President will participate in the U.S.-European Union Summit with the Prime Minister of Sweden Fredrik Reinfeldt, President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso, and the European Council High Representative Javier Solana in the Cabinet Room. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of the meeting.
Later, the President and the Vice President will meet with Secretary of Defense Robert Gates in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press. In the evening, the President will meet with Senator Blanche Lincoln in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.
Also tomorrow, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Small Business Administration Administrator Karen Mills will hold a briefing at 11:45AM EDT in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the impact of health insurance reform with small business owners from across the country. Sebelius and Mills will give a legislative update and discuss the impact of health reform on small businesses before taking questions from the group of business owners. The briefing is open press and will be live streamed on www.whitehouse.gov. There will also be a simultaneous chat hosted during the event at www.facebook.com/whitehouse.