POTUS Events: Focus on Afghanistan and Pakistan
By Sarah Lovenheim
President Obama receives his daily presidential briefing at 9:45 a.m. ET, followed by his routine economic meeting and then a meeting with his senior advisers.
At 11:30 a.m., he sits down with Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) at the White House. At noon, he dines with Sens. Max Baucus (D-Mont.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa). Vice President Biden joins them.
Two hours later, Obama and Biden commence bilateral meetings -- at 2:00 p.m. they meet with President Karzai of Afghanistan and at 2:40 p.m. with President Zardari of Pakistan. At 3:30 p.m., Karzai and Zardari together sit down with Obama and Biden. Obama is expected to address the public at 4:15 p.m.
White House press secretary Robert Gibbs delivers the press briefing at 1:00 p.m.
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Posted at 7:21 AM ET on May 6, 2009
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