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April 19, 2016

The Schedule

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 Vice President will deliver remarks at the White House Forum on Increasing Access to Justice. These remarks in South Court Auditorium will be streamed live at www.whitehouse.gov/live.

Later in the afternoon, the President will depart Washington, DC en route Ramstein, Germany on his way to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The departure from the South Lawn is open press.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

1:15 PM

The Vice President will deliver remarks at the White House Forum on Increasing Access to Justice

South Court Auditorium These remarks in South Court Auditorium will be streamed live at www.whitehouse.gov/live.

3:05 PM

The President departs the White House en route Joint Base Andrews

South Lawn Open Press (Final Gather 2:45PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

3:20 PM

The President departs Joint Base Andrews en route Ramstein, Germany

Joint Base Andrews Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Out-of-Town Pool Call Time 1:45PM – Virginia Gate, Andrews Air Force Base)

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 9:30
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: Roll Call
Radio: AURN
Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: New York Times

April 18, 2016

The Schedule

The President and the Vice President will attend meetings at the White House.

Later in the evening, the Vice President will deliver remarks at J Street’s 2016 National Gala. These remarks at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Building will be open press.

All times ET

8:45 PM

The Vice President will deliver remarks at J Street’s 2016 National Gala

Ronald Reagan International Trade Building Open Press

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 9:30
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: NBC
Print: Regional Reporters
Radio: AP

April 17, 2016

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

April 16, 2016

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

April 15, 2016

The Schedule

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

Later in the morning, the Vice President will meet with senior advisors.

In the afternoon, the Vice President and Dr. Biden will depart Washington, DC en route Wilmington, Delaware.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 9:30
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CBS
Print: NY Times
Radio: VOA

April 14, 2016

The Schedule

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

Later in the morning, the President and the Vice President will welcome the Wounded Warrior Ride to the White House, a cycling event to help Wounded Warriors restore their physical and emotional well-being and raise awareness of our nation’s heroes who battle the physical and psychological damages of war. Building on the President’s efforts to honor and thank our veterans for their service, the kick-off event brings together former service members from numerous veterans organizations empowering and supporting veterans and their families across the nation. This event on the South Lawn is open press.

Afterward, the Vice President will hold a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Edi Rama of Albania. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of this meeting in the Roosevelt Room. 

In the afternoon, the Vice President will deliver remarks at the White House It’s On Us Champions of Change event. These remarks in the South Court Auditorium will be open press, and will be streamed on www.whitehouse.gov/live.

Afterward, the Vice President will hold a meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. This meeting in the White House will be closed press.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

11:35 AM

The President and the Vice President welcome the Wounded Warrior Ride to help raise awareness of our nation’s heroes who battle the physical and psychological damages of war

South Lawn Open Press (Pre-Set 10:00AM; Final Gather 10:50AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

11:50 AM

The Vice President will hold a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Edi Rama of Albania

The Roosevelt Room Pool Spray at the Bottom

3:15 PM

The Vice President will deliver remarks at the White House It’s On Us Champions of Change event

South Court Auditorium Open Press

5:30 PM

The Vice President will hold a meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker

The White House Closed Press

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 9:30
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: NY Post
Radio: Talk Media News

April 13, 2016

The Schedule

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 will have lunch with the Vice President in the Private Dining Room. This lunch is closed press. 

Afterward, the President will host the 2016 White House Science Fair and celebrate the student winners of a broad range of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competitions from across the country. This year’s White House Science Fair will highlight the ingenuity and entrepreneurship of this next generation of students and the opportunity they have to tackle our toughest challenges. The President’s viewing of the science fair projects on the State Floor will be pooled press. The President’s remarks in the East Room will be open press. This event will be streamed live at WhiteHouse.gov/live.

Later in the afternoon, the President will convene his National Security Council at CIA Headquarters in Langley, Virginia to review our efforts to degrade and destroy ISIL and advance prospects for peace and stability in Syria. The Vice President also attends. The session is the latest in a series of NSC meetings in recent months convened at key Departments and Agencies, including the Department of State and Department of Defense. The President’s meeting is closed press, and there will be a statement to the in-town travel pool following the meeting.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and the Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

12:30 PM

The President and the Vice President meet for lunch

Private Dining Room Closed Press

2:15 PM

The President views student science fair projects

State Floor Pooled Press (Final Gather 1:50PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

2:50 PM

The President delivers remarks at the White House Science Fair

East Room Open Press (Pre-Set 12:00PM, Final Gather 1:45PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

3:50 PM

The President convenes his National Security Council; The Vice President also attends

CIA Headquarters, Langley, Virginia Closed Press (In-Town Travel Pool Gather 3:10PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

5:30 PM

The President delivers a statement to the pool

CIA Headquarters, Langley, Virginia Pooled Press

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 9:30
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: SiriusXM
Print: Newsday
Radio: NBC

April 12, 2016

The Schedule

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

Later in the morning, the President will deliver remarks at the newly-designated Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument in Washington, DC. The President’s remarks will be pooled press.

In the evening, the Vice President will deliver remarks at the World Food Program USA McGovern-Dole Leadership Award; Dr. Biden will also attend. These remarks at the Organization of American States are open press.

All times ET

10:00 AM

THE President and the Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

11:25 AM

The President delivers remarks at the newly-designated Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument

Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument Pooled Press (In-Town Travel Pool Gather Time 10:30AM -- North Doors of the Palm Room)

8:00 PM

The Vice President will deliver remarks at the World Food Program USA McGovern-Dole Leadership Award, Dr. Biden will also attend

Organization of American States Open Press

April 11, 2016

The Schedule

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 will meet with Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to discuss the state of the American and global economy, Wall Street Reform, and the long-term economic outlook; the Vice President will also attend. This meeting in the Oval Office is closed press. 

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and the Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

12:30 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of NIH/NIAID, and Dr. Anne Schuchat, Principal Deputy Director of the CDC

3:00 PM

The President meets with Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen; the Vice President also attends

Oval Office Closed Press

April 10, 2016

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.