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POTUS Events: Regulatory Reform

President Obama gestures during a joint news conference with the South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak yesterday. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

By Sarah Lovenheim
President Obama attends his routine presidential briefing at 9:40 a.m., followed by the economic briefing and a meeting with his senior advisers. Two hours later, he meets with financial regulators in the Roosevelt Room of the White House.

At 12:50 p.m., Obama will outline a financial regulatory reform plan in a public address from the East Room. He's expected to announce a new Consumer Financial Protection Agency.

He meets with Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan at 2:00 p.m.

At 5:45 p.m., the president's slated to sign a presidential memorandum tied to federal benefits and non-discrimination.

White House press secretary Robert Gibbs will deliver the press briefing at 2:00 p.m.

Check out our Federal City Digest for a rundown of other noteworthy events around town.

Posted at 8:00 AM ET on Jun 17, 2009  | Category:  The Daybook
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