Even though the federal government is shutdown for a secon day, the President has a full schedule. In the morning, Mr. Obama will sign a memorandum on childhood obesity in the Oval Office as part of the First Lady’s nationwide campaign to combat childhood obesity. The First Lady will attend the signing. There will be a pool spray of the signing.
Later, the President and the Vice President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed.
The President and the Vice President will then meet with bipartisan leaders of the House and Senate to discuss working together on the economy and jobs. There will be a pool spray at the top of the meeting. Expected attendees include:
Senator Harry Reid
Senator Mitch McConnell
Speaker Nancy Pelosi
Representative Steny Hoyer
Representative John Boehner
In the afternoon, the President will have lunch with the Vice President in the Private Dining Room. The lunch is closed.
Later, the President will receive the Economic Daily Briefing and meet with senior advisors. These meetings are closed.
Robert Gibbs is also expected to brief 1:30pm.