The President began his day with his his daily security briefing followed by his daily economic briefing.
The President then met with his senior advisors.
In the afternoon the President met with President Gloria Macapagol-Arroyo of the Philipines. That meeting was followed by a meeting with Treasury Secretary Tim Geighner,.
The President then met with the Vice President
The President closed his official day with a much anticipated beer with Sergeant James Crowley and Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. The meeting was held to diffuse the controversy created when the President commented on the arrest of Professor Gates. He had called the arrest stupid.