Obama schedule for Thursday, Oct. 17

Oct. 17, 2013 at 6:34 AM
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WASHINGTON, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- President Obama will deliver a statement Thursday on the bipartisan pact that reopens the federal government and extends the debt ceiling, the White House said.

The daily schedule indicated Obama also will:

-- Receive, with Vice President Joe Biden, the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office.

-- Meet with Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta to discuss promoting economic growth and new jobs, support for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, cooperation within NATO, shared challenges in North Africa and the Middle East, and other topics of mutual interest.

-- Hold a working lunch with Letta in the Private Dining Room; Biden also will attend.

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