In the morning, President Obama will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. He will then travel to the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md. The president and Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will tour a laboratory and then Mr. Obama will make an announcement regarding the stimulus act.
In the afternoon, President Obama will meet with senior advisers in the Oval Office. He will also sign the Arnold Palmer Gold Medal Act in the Oval Office, with Palmer in attendance.
Mr. Obama will also receive the Economic Daily Briefing in the Oval Office in the afternoon.
Later, Mr. Obama will meet with his national security team on Afghanistan in the Situation Room at the White House.
Here is the full schedule from the White House (all times Eastern):
9:30AM: President Obama receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
10:00AM: President Obama departs The White House en route Bethesda, Maryland
10:25AM: President Obama and Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius tour a laboratory at the National Institutes of Health
11:00AM: President Obama makes a major announcement regarding the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
11:50AM: President Obama arrives at The White House
12:00PM: President Obama meets with senior advisers
1:30PM: President Obama signs the Arnold Palmer Gold Medal Act
1:50PM: President Obama receives the Economic Daily Briefing
3:00PM: President Obama meets with his national security team on Afghanistan
Expected attendees to the meeting on Afghanistan include:
Vice President Biden
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
Secretary of Defense Robert Gates
Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan
Admiral Michael Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
General David Petraeus, U.S. Central Command
General Stanley McChrystal, U.S. Commander in Afghanistan
Admiral Dennis Blair, Director of National Intelligence
CIA Director Leon Panetta
Karl Eikenberry, U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan
Anne Patterson, U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan
General James Jones, National Security Adviser