The President began his day with his daily security briefing. That was followed by a an economic briefing and a meeting with the President's senior advisors.
The President then met with industry leaders to discuss how to save money on health costs. Remarks
In the afternnon the President delivered remarks at award ceremonies for top cops.
At 3:30PM the Presdient met with General Raymond Odierno the commander of US forces in Iraq and Ambassador Chirs Hill, the US ambassador to Iraq.
The President then met with Secretary of Defense Gates.
In the evening the President and First Lady hosted an evening of poetry. music and the spoken word.