President Obama departs for a five day trip to Europe and the Middle East this evening, landing first in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Earlier in the day, the president will receive his daily and economic briefing and meet with senior advisers in the Oval Office.
This afternoon he will meet with Senate Democrats in the State Dining Room to discuss his health care initiative.
Here is more from the White House press office (all times Eastern):
9:30AM: President Obama receives the Economic Daily Briefing
10:10AM President Obama receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
10:30AM President Obama meets with senior advisers
2:30PM President Obama meets with Senate Democrats to discuss health care
3:45PM President Obama signs the Ronald Reagan Centennial Commission Act
4:15PM President Obama meets with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer
6:45PM President Obama departs The White House en route Dulles International Airport
7:05PM President Obama departs Dulles International Airport en route Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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