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White House Schedule - November 20, 2013
In the morning, the President and the Vice President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing. This meeting is closed press.
Later in the morning, the President will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is our Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors. The Vice President, the First Lady and Dr. Biden will also attend. The ceremony is open press.
In the afternoon, the President and the First Lady will visit Arlington National Cemetery to participate in a wreath laying ceremony in honor of the life and legacy of the late President John F. Kennedy. Former President Clinton and former Secretary Clinton, along with members of the Kennedy family, will also attend. The wreath laying is in-town pool coverage.
Later in the afternoon, the President will meet with representatives from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners to discuss implementation issues associated with the Affordable Care Act and other insurance-related issues. This meeting is closed press.
In the evening, the President will deliver remarks at a dinner in honor of Presidential Medal of Freedom awardees at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. The First Lady will also attend. This event is pooled press.
The Vice President meets with Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong
The President and the Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing
The President honors recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom in a ceremony; The Vice President, The First Lady, and Dr. Biden also attend
Pre-set 9:00AM – Final Gather at 10:30AM – North Doors of the Palm Room
The President participates in a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery; the First Lady, former President Clinton and former Secretary Clinton also attend
Arlington National Cemetery
Travel Pool Coverage
In-Town Pool Gather Time 12:10PM – North Doors of the Palm Room
The President meets with representatives from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners
The President delivers remarks at a dinner in honor of Medal of Freedom awardees; The First Lady attends
Smithsonian National Museum of American History
Travel Pool Coverage
Final Gather Time 5:40PM – North Doors of the Palm Room—**Travel pool should dress in dark attire for this formal event**