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July 15, 2016

The Schedule

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

In the afternoon, the President will host the Diplomatic Corps Reception in the East Room. The President’s remarks will be pooled press.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

3:10 PM

The President hosts the Diplomatic Corps Reception

East Room Closed Press

In-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: CS Monitor
Radio: AP

July 14, 2016

The Schedule

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

In the afternoon, the President will participate in a town hall hosted by ABC, where he’ll have the opportunity to engage directly with officers, parents, students, community leaders and families on trust and safety in our communities. There will be a pool spray of this taping.

All times ET

10:30 AM

The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

2:55 PM

The President participates in a town hall conversation hosted by ABC

Studio Theater Pool Spray In-Town Travel Pool Gather Time 1:40PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

In-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CBS
Print: BuzzFeed
Radio: ABC

July 13, 2016

The Schedule

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

In the morning, the Vice President will depart Washington, DC en route San Diego, California.

Afterwards, the Vice President will depart San Diego, California en route Los Angeles, California.

In the afternoon, the President will convene individuals from around the country – including activists, civil rights, faith, law enforcement and elected leaders – to have a conversation about ways we can keep people safe, build community trust, and ensure justice for all Americans. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of this meeting in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.

In the evening, the Vice President will present the Jimmy V Award to Craig Sager at the 2016 ESPY Awards.

Afterwards, the Vice President will depart Los Angeles, California en route Honolulu, Hawaii.

The Vice President will remain overnight in Honolulu, Hawaii.

All times ET

4:45 PM

THE VICE PRESIDENT delivers remarks on trade enforcement at the Port of San Diego.

Port of San Diego Open Press

July 12, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the President and the First Lady will travel to Dallas, Texas. The departure from the South Lawn is open press, and the arrival at Dallas Love Field is open to pre-credentialed media.

In the afternoon, the President will deliver remarks at an interfaith memorial service at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center with the families of the fallen police officers and members of the Dallas community. The Vice President, the First Lady, Dr. Jill Biden, former President George W. Bush, and former First Lady Laura Bush will also attend. The President’s remarks will be pooled for television and open to pre-credentialed stills and correspondents.

Later in the afternoon, the President and the First Lady will meet privately with the families of the fallen police officers and those who were injured to personally express the nation's support and gratitude for their service and sacrifice. The Vice President and Dr. Jill Biden will also attend. This visit will be closed press.

In the evening, the President and the First Lady will depart Dallas, Texas en route Washington, DC. The departure from the Dallas Love Field is open to pre-credentialed media, and the arrival on the South Lawn is open press.

All times ET

9:30 AM

In-Town Pool Call Time

10:20 AM

The President and The First Lady depart the White House en route Joint Base Andrews

South Lawn Open Press Final Gather 10:00AM – North Doors of the Palm Room

10:35 AM

The President and The First Lady depart Joint Base Andrews en route Dallas, Texas

Joint Base Andrews Travel Pool Coverage Call Time 9:30AM – Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews

11:00 AM

THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

1:15 PM

The President and The First Lady arrive in Dallas, Texas

Dallas Love Field Open to pre-credentialed media

1:40 PM

The President attends an interfaith memorial service and delivers remarks; The Vice President, The First Lady, Dr. Biden, former President George W. Bush, and former First Lady Laura Bush also attend

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center Pooled for TV, Open to Pre-Credentialed Stills and Correspondents

2:45 PM

THE PRESIDENT hosts a conversation on community policing and criminal justice

Eisenhower Executive Office Building Pool Spray at the Bottom Final Gather 5:00PM – Stakeout Location

3:20 PM

The President and The First Lady visit privately with the injured police officers and the families of the fallen police officers; The Vice President and Dr. Biden will also attend

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center Closed Press

5:35 PM

The President and The First Lady depart Dallas, Texas en route Washington, DC

Dallas Love Field Open to pre-credentialed media

8:10 PM

The President and The First Lady arrive at Joint Base Andrews

Joint Base Andrews Travel Pool Coverage

8:25 PM

The President and The First Lady arrive at The White House

South Lawn Open Press Final Gather 7:40PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

In-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: Boston Globe
Radio: WW1

July 11, 2016

The Schedule

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

All times ET

10:30 AM

In-Town Pool Call Time

1:30 PM

THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

In-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: BNA
Radio: Talk Media News

July 10, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with His Majesty King Don Felipe VI of Spain. There will pre-set pool coverage of the President’s arrival at the Palacio Real de Madrid, pooled press coverage of the President’s greet with His Majesty King Felipe and a pool spray at the top of the meeting.

In the afternoon, the President will meet with Embassy personnel and families. This meeting is closed press.

Later in the afternoon, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with Interim President Mariano Rajoy of Spain. There will be pre-set pool coverage of the President’s arrival at Palacio de la Moncloa and a pool spray at the bottom of this meeting.

The President will then depart Madrid en route Rota, Spain. The departure from Torrejón Air Base and the arrival at Naval Station Rota will be open to pre-credentialed media.

While in Rota, the President will tour the USS Ross and deliver remarks to service members at the Naval Station Rota. There will be a pool spray of the tour, and the President’s remarks will be open to pre-credentialed media.

In the evening, the President will depart Rota, Spain en route Washington, DC. The departure from Naval Station Rota will be pooled press, and the arrival on the South Lawn will be open press.

July 9, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will attend a NATO session on Afghanistan followed by a session of the North Atlantic Council at PGE Narodowy. There will be a limited pool spray at the bottom of the NATO session on Afghanistan and a limited pool spray at the top of the session of the North Atlantic Council.

In the afternoon, the President will attend a NATO-Ukraine Commission meeting. There will be a limited pool spray at the top of this meeting.

Later in the afternoon, the President will hold a quint meeting with Prime Minister David Cameron of the United Kingdom, President Francois Hollande of France, Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany and Prime Minister Matteo Renzi of Italy with President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of this meeting.

Afterward, the President will hold a press conference. This press conference is open press.

In the evening, the President will depart Warsaw, Poland and travel to Madrid, Spain. The departure from Warsaw Chopin Airport will be pooled press, and the arrival at Torrejón Air Base will be pooled press.

The President will remain overnight in Madrid.

All times ET

3:00 AM

The President attends a NATO session on Afghanistan

Pge Narodowy, Warsaw, Poland Limited Pool Spray at the Bottom

6:00 AM

The President attends a session of the North Atlantic Council

Pge Narodowy, Warsaw, Poland Limited Pool Spray at the Top

9:00 AM

The President attends a NATO-Ukraine Commission meeting

Pge Narodowy, Warsaw, Poland Limited Pool Spray at the Top

10:35 AM

The President holds a quint meeting with Prime Minister David Cameron of the United Kingdom, President Francois Hollande of France Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi of Italy and President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine

Pge Narodowy, Warsaw, Poland Pool Spray at the Bottom

12:25 PM

The President holds a press conference

Pge Narodowy, Warsaw, Poland Open Press

1:55 PM

The President departs Warsaw, Poland en route Madrid, Spain

Warsaw Chopin Airport Pooled Press

5:00 PM

The President arrives Madrid, Spain

Torrejón Air Base Pooled Press

Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: New York Times

July 8, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will meet with the Presidents of the European Council and the European Commission to discuss U.S.-EU cooperation across a range of shared priorities, including countering terrorism, fostering economic growth and prosperity, and addressing the global refugee crisis. There will be a pool spray at the top of this meeting. Afterward, the leaders will deliver statements. There will be pool coverage of these statements.

Later in the morning, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of this meeting.

In the afternoon, the President will meet with Embassy personnel and families. This meeting is closed press.

Later the afternoon, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with President Duda of Poland to discuss U.S.-Polish relations, reaffirm the American commitment to Poland’s security, and exchange views on the broader security environment in Europe. Afterward, the leaders will deliver statements. The meeting will be closed press, and there will be pool coverage of the statements.

Afterward, the President will participate in a NATO family photo and attend a session of the NATO Alliance Council. There will be limited pool coverage of the family photo and at the top of the NATO session.

In the evening, the President will participate in a NATO family photo and attend a working dinner with NATO leaders. There will be limited pool coverage of the family photo, and the dinner will be closed press.

The President will remain overnight in Warsaw.

All times ET

3:55 AM

The President meets with the Presidents of the European Council and the European Commission

Warsaw Marriott Pool Spray at the Top

4:55 AM

The President delivers a statement with the Presidents of the European Council and the European Commission

Warsaw Marriott Travel Pool Coverage

5:20 AM

The President holds a bilateral meeting with NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg

Warsaw Marriott Pool Spray at the Bottom

6:05 AM

The President participates in an Embassy meet and greet

Warsaw Marriott Closed Press

7:30 AM

The President holds a bilateral meeting with President Duda of Poland

Pge Narodowy Closed Press

8:20 AM

The President delivers a statement with President Duda of Poland

Pge Narodowy Travel Pool Coverage

9:15 AM

The President participates in a NATO family photo

Pge Narodowy Limited Pool Coverage

9:30 AM

The President attends a session of the North Atlantic Council

Pge Narodowy Limited Pool Spray at the Top

2:15 PM

The President participates in a NATO family photo

Presidential Palace Limited Pool Coverage

2:30 PM

The President attends a working dinner with NATO leaders

Presidential Palace Closed Press

Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: AFP

July 7, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will travel to Warsaw, Poland to attend the 2016 NATO Summit, his fifth and final Summit with NATO leaders. The meeting will afford an opportunity to underscore Alliance solidarity, to advance efforts to bolster security to NATO's east and south, and to project stability through new partnerships beyond the North Atlantic area. The departure from the South Lawn is open press, and the arrival at Warsaw Chopin Airport will be pooled press.

Upon arrival in Warsaw, the President will deliver a statement about the reports of police shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota this week. The President’s statement will be pooled press.

The President will remain overnight in Warsaw.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President departs the White House en route Joint Base Andrews

South Lawn Open Press Final Gather 9:45AM – North Doors of the Palm Room

10:15 AM

The President departs Joint Base Andrews en route Warsaw, Poland

Travel Pool Coverage Call Time 8:30AM – Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews

6:35 PM

The President arrives in Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw Chopin Airport Pooled Press

6:35 PM

The President delivers a statement

Warsaw Marriott Pooled Press

In-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: NBC
Print: Washington Examiner
Radio: FOX
Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: Washington Post

July 6, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will deliver a statement on Afghanistan. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford will also attend. This statement in the Roosevelt Room is pooled press.

 

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

10:25 AM

The President delivers a statement on Afghanistan

Roosevelt Room Pooled Press (Final Gather 10:05AM – Brady Press Briefing Room)

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 9:30AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: Washington Blade
Radio: CBS