Good morning from WWR -
The President today has one event, a morning appearance at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, where he'll deliver remarks at The America’s Promise Alliance Education event. The organization, formed by General Colin Powell and his wife Alma Powell, is the nation’s largest partnership organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and youth. Obama will unveil new steps in the Administration’s effort to improve the nation's schools.
Obama also has his usual intelligence, economic and staff briefings; in the afternoon he'll meet with Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates.
A quick look at the rest of the week. Tomorrow Obama heads to Savannah GA for a town hall meeting; Wednesday through Friday he'll have meetings at the White House. The big economic event this week is Friday's report on February payrolls. The consensus estimate is for a loss of 50,000 more jobs and an uptick in the U3 unemployment rate, currently 9.7%.
9:30AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
10:10AM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at The America’s Promise
Alliance Education event
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
10:45AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Economic Daily Briefing
11:30AM THE PRESIDENT meets with Senior Advisors
3:45PM THE PRESIDENT holds a meeting with Secretary LaHood
4:30PM THE PRESIDENT holds a meeting with Secretary Gates
On This Day
1845 - U.S. President Tyler signed the congressional resolution to annex the Republic of Texas.
1961 - The Peace Corps was established by U.S. President Kennedy.
1974 - Seven people were indicted in connection with the Watergate break-in. The charge was conspiring to obstruct justice.
"Truth is the glue that holds governments together. Compromise is the oil that makes governments go." - Gerald Ford
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