The Presidential Planner

From Sunlen Miller: President Obama will start his day with his regular rounds of morning briefings in the Oval Office. In the late morning Mr. Obama will meet privately with his national security team on Afghanistan and Pakistan in the Situation Room. The expected attendees include: Vice President Joe Biden Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense Pete Rouse, Chief of Staff Tom Donilon, National Security Advisor Denis McDonough, Deputy National Security Advisor John Brennan, Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Advisor Ambassador Susan Rice, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Leon Panetta, Director of the Central Intelligence Agency Rajiv Shah, Administrator, USAID James Steinberg, Deputy Secretary of State Jack Lew, Deputy Secretary of State Admiral Michael Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General James Cartwright, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Doug Lute, Coordinator for Afghanistan and Pakistan John Tien, Senior Director for Afghanistan and Pakistan General James Mattis (via videoconference) General David Petraeus, U.S. Central Command (via videoconference) Ambassador Karl Eikenberry, U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan (via videoconference) Ambassador Cameron Munter, U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan (via videoconference) Ambassador Ivo Daalder, U.S. Ambassador to NATO (via videoconference) In the afternoon the president will have a series if behind-closed-doors meetings including lunch with Vice President Biden and a meeting with Secretary of State Clinton. Afterward Mr. Obama will award the National Medal of Science and the National Medal of Technology and Innovation in an East Room ceremony. -- Sunlen Miller

Join the Discussion
blog comments powered by Disqus
You Might Also Like...