Crisis Mode: Obama's Day 1 Schedule
The White House has now released President Obama's schedule for his first full day in office:
â¢ 1:15-2:15 p.m. ET: Obama attends a swearing-in ceremony for White House staff, and addresses the staff and cabinet officers. There will be pooled press.
â¢ 2:30 p.m. ET: Obama attends a White House open house.
â¢ 3:15-3:45 p.m. ET: Obama holds a closed-door meeting with a group of his economic advisers: National Economic Director Lawrence Summers; Office of Management and Budget Director Peter Orszag; White House Policy Council Director Melody Barnes; and White House coordinator of energy and climate policy Carol Browner.
â¢ 4:15-5:15 p.m. ET: Obama holds a closed-door meeting with Joe Biden, Rahm Emanuel and key defense officials on the subject of Iraq: Sec. of Defense Robert Gates; National Security Advisor Gen. James Jones; Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mullen,; Gen. David Petraeus; U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Ryan Crocker; and Gen. Ray Odierno.