From Sunlen Miller:
President Obama will start his day with his regular rounds of morning briefings in the Oval Office.
The president will spend the majority of the day in closed-door meetings, except a late afternoon reception in the East Room for Greek Independence Day.
"As America recognizes this milestone in the birthplace of democracy, we also celebrate our warm friendship with Greece and the lasting legacy of Hellenic culture in our own country.
America's Founders drew upon the core democratic principles developed in ancient Greece as they imagined a new government," Mr. Obama said in a proclamation issued yesterday.