Politico reports the schedule for the fiscal summit. Does anyone know what it is supposed to do?
FORMAT: Approximately 100 guests will gather at the White House to participate in a summit on fiscal issues. The group will be composed of the President and Vice President, Members of Congress, members of the Cabinet and senior Administration officials, and various other experts in the field. The group of Members will be bipartisan and bicameral.
Session 1: The President and Vice President will each deliver remarks in an opening session in the State Dining Room. Open press.
Session 2: Breakout discussion groups led by members of the Cabinet and senior Administration officials on key fiscal issues. Pooled press.
Session 3: Plenary discussion led by the President regarding results of the five breakout groups. Pooled press.
Health: Orszag, Melody Barnes, Sec. Shinseki
Tax: Geithner, Volcker
Social Security: Romer, Summers
Contracting & Procurement: LaHood, Napolitano, Bill Lynn
Budget: Nabors, Panetta