POTUS Events: A Call to Service
By Sarah Lovenheim
President Obama starts his day with his presidential briefing at 9:00 a.m., followed by a meeting with King Abdullah of Jordan at 10:30 a.m. in the Oval Office. His economic briefing takes place at 11:45 a.m., followed by a meeting with senior advisers at 12:15 p.m.
At 2:00 p.m., Obama honors the Naval Academy football team, offering them the Commander in Chief's trophy in the Rose garden. Shortly after, Vice President Biden joins the president for a meeting about national service with Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.) and former president Bill Clinton in the Oval Office.
Obama heads to the SEED School of Washington to deliver an address at 4:00 p.m. on the importance of community. Following his remarks, he will sign the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act with Kennedy by his side.
First lady Michelle Obama and the president participate in a local service event. Details to come.
White House press secretary Robert Gibbs holds the press briefing at 1:00 p.m. Check out our Federal City Digest for a rundown of other noteworthy events around town.
Posted at 7:38 AM ET on Apr 21, 2009
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