Back to school for President Obama. He'll hold a town hall this evening on the campus of George Washington University. The theme: "Moving America Forward." It's part of a big Democratic push to get young voters to the polls on election day. The 18-24 crowd was a source of big support for candidate Obama two years ago, but have not shown much interest in the midterms.
As for the rest of hsi day, after his usual intelligence and economic briefings, the meets with student finalists of the NFTE National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge. These students – four of whom are still in high school – have all started new businesses and
competed against 24,000 other young people in the competition.
9:00AM Pool Call Time
10:00AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
10:30AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Economic Daily Briefing
11:00AM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors
2:45PM THE PRESIDENT meets with student finalists of the NFTE National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge
7:00PM THE PRESIDENT hosts a “Moving America Forward” town hall meeting
George Washington University
Travel Pool Coverage (Gather Time 6:25PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)
9:45AM Press Secretary Robert Gibbs will convene an off-camera gaggle in the Brady Press Briefing Room
2:30PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs