Politics

White House Thursday Schedule

 In the morning, the President and the Vice President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This briefing is closed.

 The President and the Vice President will then meet with the co-chairs of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson, in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed. At 10:10am, the President will then deliver remarks and sign an executive order creating the bipartisan National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform in the Diplomatic Reception Room. The Vice President will also attend.   [foxlivestream]

 

Later, the President will meet with His Holiness the Dalai Lama in the Map Room. This meeting is closed. An official photograph from the meeting will be released on www.flickr.com/photos/whitehouse.

 In the afternoon, the President will travel to Denver, Colorado. He will deliver remarks at a grassroots fundraiser for Senator Bennet at the Fillmore Auditorium in Denver. [foxlivestream] The President will also deliver remarks at a fundraising reception for Senator Bennet at the Sheraton Hotel.

 The President will then travel to Las Vegas, Nevada.  He will later attend a DNC fundraising dinner at a private home; no formal remarks are planned. This dinner is closed.

 At 1:00pm, the Vice President will deliver a speech at National Defense University on the future of the United States’ nuclear deterrent capabilities and lay out the plan for implementing the President’s nonproliferation and nuclear security agenda.  [foxlivestream].  The Vice President will also outline how the Administration’s budget request and other efforts will support the President’s vision of reducing the nuclear dangers facing our country as we pursue the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons. At this event, the Vice President will be introduced by Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, and joined by Secretary of Energy Steven Chu and Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General James Cartwright.