White House Correspondent
The president will be lending his presence to everything from an education summit to a diplomatic corps reception to a Congressional Medal of Honor ceremony on Tuesday, Oct. 5. Here's what's on deck:
9:45 a.m. -- The president receives the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office.
10:15 a.m. -- Receives the Economic Daily Briefing in the Oval Office.
10:45 a.m. -- Meets with senior advisers in the Oval Office.
11:30 a.m. -- Signs the Gold Medal Bill. According to the White House, this is "a bill to grant the Congressional Gold Medal, collectively, to the 100th Infantry Battalion and 442nd Regimental Combat Team in recognition of their dedicated service during World War II."
12:15 p.m. -- Delivers remarks at the Community College Summit with Dr. Jill Biden in the East Room. The event will "highlight the critical role that community colleges play in developing America's workforce and reaching our educational goals." Jury's out on whether the Bush tax cuts will crop up unexpectedly
, as they did in Monday's PERAB meeting on community colleges.
1:30 p.m. -- Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs.
4:30 p.m. -- The president and first lady host the Diplomatic Corps Reception in the East Room.
7:50 p.m. -- The president delivers remarks to the 2010 Fortune "Most Powerful Women" summit at the Carnegie Mellon Auditorium.