10:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 11:00 am || Meets with his Cabinet; Cabinet Room 12:30 pm || Lunch with Biden 2:55 pm || Honors the 2013 NBA Champions Miami Heat; East Room 3:30 pm || Meets with the Executive Committee of the National Governors Association; Roosevelt Room 4:45 pm || Meets with Defense Secretary Hagel 5:30 pm || Meets with Maria Shriver
The briefing has concluded.
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