The Presidential Planner

By Maya

Sep 13, 2010 7:11am

ABC News' Sunlen Miller reports: After receiving his regular rounds of morning briefings, President Obama will deliver remarks at the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Reception in the Grand Foyer in the late morning.
 
Afterward Mr. Obama will convene a meeting with his national security team for his regular monthly meeting on Afghanistan and Pakistan in the Situation Room. Expected attendees include: The Vice President (via videoconference) Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State (via videoconference) Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense Rahm Emanuel, White House Chief of Staff General James Jones, National Security Advisor Tom Donilon, Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor John Brennan, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Ambassador Susan Rice, United States Ambassador to the United Nations James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence Leon Panetta, Director of the Central Intelligence Agency Rajiv Shah, Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development Jack Lew, Deputy Secretary of State Neal Wolin, Deputy Secretary of Treasury Michele Flournoy, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Admiral Michael Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General James Cartwright, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Richard Holbrooke, Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Tony Blinken, National Security Advisor to the Vice President Doug Lute, Special Assistant to the President and Coordinator for Afghanistan and Pakistan John Tien, Senior Director for Afghanistan and Pakistan General James Mattis, Commander, CENTCOM (via videoconference) General David Petraeus, Commander, International Security Assistance Force and Commander, United States Forces Afghanistan (via videoconference)Ambassador Karl Eikenberry, U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan (via videoconference) Ambassador Anne Patterson, U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan (via videoconference) In the afternoon, the President will travel just outside Washington, DC to meet with a family at their home and hold a discussion on the economy with families from the area. Back at the White House the President will meet with privately Secretary of Defense Gates in the Oval Office. In the evening, the President will honor championship teams and student athletes from across the NCAA with a reception at the White House. "The President will welcome student athletes from dozens of schools and various sports to congratulate them on their accomplishments in the classroom as well as on and off the playing field.  In association with this event, various championship teams and players will be recognized for their efforts to give back to their communities, continuing an effort begun by President Obama of sports champions being commended for service as part of a White House visit," the White House says. -Sunlen Miller

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