White House Schedule - September 18, 2014

In the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

Afterward, the President will participate in an Ambassador Credentialing Ceremony in the Oval Office. At this event, the President will receive the credentials from foreign Ambassadors recently posted in Washington. The presentation of credentials is a traditional ceremony that marks the formal beginning of an Ambassador’s service in Washington. This event is closed press. The following Ambassadors will attend:

His Excellency Mohammad Ziauddin, Ambassador of Bangladesh
His Excellency Eerik Marmei, Ambassador of Estonia
His Excellency Francisco Roberto Altschul Fuentes, Ambassador of El Salvador
His Excellency Emanuel Arturo Gonzalez Revilla Lince, Ambassador of Panama
His Excellency Roman Macaya Hayes, Ambassador of Costa Rica
His Excellency Gerard Araud, Ambassador of France
His Excellency Igor Alberto Pangrazio Vera, Ambassador of Paraguay

In the afternoon, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine; the Vice President will also attend. The visit will highlight the United States’ firm commitment to stand with Ukraine as it pursues liberal democracy, stability, and prosperity. President Obama looks forward to discussing with President Poroshenko efforts to pursue a diplomatic resolution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine as well as our continued support for Ukraine’s struggle to defend its sovereignty and territorial integrity. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of this bilateral meeting with statements.

Later in the afternoon, the President will attend a DNC roundtable. This event at the Capital Hilton Hotel is closed press.


At 8:00 AM, the Vice President will host a working breakfast with U.S. Senators at the Naval Observatory. This meeting is closed press.

Later in the morning, the Vice President will attend Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s address to a joint meeting of Congress at the U.S. Capitol.

At 12:00 PM, the Vice President will host a working lunch with President Poroshenko at the Naval Observatory. The Vice President greeting President Poroshenko upon arrival at the Naval Observatory is pooled press.

Later in the afternoon, the Vice President will attend the President’s bilateral meeting with President Poroshenko.

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Thursday, September 18 2014

All Times ET
8:00 am
The Vice President hosts a working breakfast with U.S. Senators
Naval Observatory
Closed Press
10:00 am
The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
Oval Office
Closed Press
10:45 am
The President participates in an Ambassador Credentialing Ceremony
Oval Office
Closed Press
12:00 pm
The Vice President hosts a working lunch with President Poroshenko
Naval Observatory
Pooled Press
2:00 pm
The President holds a bilateral meeting with President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine; the Vice President also attends
Oval Office
Pool Spray at the Bottom
Final Gather 2:45 PM - Brady Press Briefing Room
3:55 pm
The President attends a DNC roundtable
Capital Hilton Hotel
Closed Press
In-Town Travel Pool Gather 3:10 PM – North Doors of the Palm Room
In-Town
Pool Call Time: 
9:30 AM
Wires: 
AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: 
AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: 
CBS
Print: 
The Root
Radio: 
NPR