In the morning, the President and the Vice President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press. In the afternoon, the President and the Vice President will meet for lunch in the Private Dining Room. This lunch is closed press. Later, the President will conduct interviews with four local television anchors at the White House about how the government shutdown has affected their communities and how an economic shutdown would be even worse. The interviews are embargoed until 5:00pm EDT. The list of media markets will be released in the afternoon. Later in the afternoon, the President will announce his intent to nominate Dr. Janet Yellen as Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. The announcement in the State Dining Room is pooled press. Later, the President and the Vice President will meet with the House Democratic Caucus in the East Room. The meeting is closed press.