August 31st, 2011
07:48 AM ET
The President has one public event today in the Rose Garden where he will talk about extending the Surface Transportation Bill.
According to guidance from the White House, the president will call on Congress to work in a bipartisan way to get the bills passed and also will "discuss the importance of moving forward with this extension to protect nearly a million American jobs and highlight the opportunity we have to work in a bipartisan way to further invest in rebuilding our nation’s infrastructure to strengthen our economy and create new jobs across the country "
He'll be joined by Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, and US Chamber of Commerce COO David Chavern, along with people the White House describes as "workers who be affected if Congress fails to act."
full schedule after the jump
9:30AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing. Oval Office / Closed Press
10:00AM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors. Oval Office / Closed Press
10:35AM THE PRESIDENT holds an event to call on Congress to move forward in a bipartisan way to pass a clean extension of the Surface Transportation Bill. Rose Garden / Open Press
12:00PM Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney
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