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May 9, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the President and 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 Datapalooza 2016. These remarks at the Grand Hyatt Washington are open press.

Afterwards, the Vice President will depart Washington, DC en route New York, New York.   

In the evening, the Vice President will attend an event for Governor Maggie Hassan. This event at a private residence is closed press.

The Vice President will remain overnight in New York.

 

 

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

1:30 PM

The Vice President will deliver remarks at Datapalooza 2016

Grand Hyatt Washington Open Press

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

May 8, 2016

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

May 7, 2016

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

May 6, 2016

The Schedule

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

Later in the morning, the Vice President will participate in the latest installment of “Live from the White House” by conducting a round of interviews with television anchors from Pittsburgh, Louisville, Nashville, Delaware, and Washington, DC to discuss the nomination of Chief Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court, and the importance of the Chief Judge receiving a fair hearing and up-or-down vote. These interviews are embargoed until 4:00PM EDT. The interviews will take place in Vice President’s Ceremonial Office.

In the afternoon, the President will meet with Secretary of Defense Carter.  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

4:00 PM

The President meets with Secretary of Defense Carter

Oval Office Closed Press

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

May 5, 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.

Later in the afternoon, the President will host a Cinco de Mayo reception; the Vice President will also attend. The President’s remarks in the East Room will be pooled press.

In the evening, the President will be joined by the Vice President, the First Lady and Dr. Biden to kick off the 5th anniversary of Joining Forces and the 75th anniversary of the USO. The President and the First Lady’s departure from and arrival to the South Lawn will be open press, and the President’s remarks at Joint Base Andrews will be open to pre-credentialed media. The Vice President, First Lady and Dr. Biden will also deliver remarks.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The Presient and Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

12:30 PM

The President and Vice President meet for lunch

Private Dining Room Closed Press

4:05 PM

The President hosts a Cinco de Mayo reception; The Vice President also attends

East Room Pooled Press (Pre-set 1:55PM; In-Town Pool Final Gather 3:30PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

5:30 PM

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

South Lawn Open Press (Final Gather 5:05PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

6:00 PM

The President, the Vice President, the First Lady and Dr. Biden kick off the 5th anniversary of Joining Forces and the 75th anniversary of the USO

Joint Base Andrews Open to pre-credentialed media (Out-of-Town Travel Pool Gather Time 3:50PM – Stakeout Location)

6:45 PM

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

Joint Base Andrews Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage

6:55 PM

The President and First Lady arrive at the White House

South Lawn Open Press (Final Gather 6:40PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

In-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CBS
Print: CS Monitor
Radio: Sirius XM
Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CBS
Print: CS Monitor
Radio: Sirius XM

May 4, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will travel to Flint, Michigan. The departure from the South Lawn is open press, and the arrival at Bishop International Airport is open to pre-credentialed media.

Later in the morning, the Vice President will take a family photo with heads of delegation. This photo at the Department of State will be open press.

Afterwards, the Vice President will hold a meeting with the Caribbean heads of delegation. There will be a pool spray at the top of this meeting at the Department of State. The Vice President will then hold a meeting with the Central American heads of delegation. There will be a pool spray at the top of this meeting at the Department of State
 
In the afternoon, the President will receive a briefing on the federal efforts in place to help respond to the needs of the people of Flint. There will be a travel pool spray at the bottom of this meeting at the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan.
 
Afterwards, the Vice President will deliver remarks at the summit plenary lunch. These remarks at the Department of State will be open press.  
 

Later in the afternoon, the President will participate in a neighborhood listening roundtable to the hear first-hand from Flint residents about the public health crisis. There will be a travel pool spray at the top of this meeting at Northwestern High School.

Afterwards, the President will deliver remarks to community members at Northwestern High School. The President’s remarks will be open to pre-credentialed media. 

In the evening, the President will depart Flint en route Washington, DC. The departure from Bishop International Airport is open to pre-credentialed media, and the arrival on the South Lawn is open press. 

Later in the evening, the President will deliver remarks at the Asian Pacific American Institute of Congressional Studies 22nd annual awards gala dinner. This event at the Washington Hilton hotel will be covered by the in-town travel pool.

All times ET

9:00 AM

The Vice President will take a family photo with heads of delegation

The Department of State Open Press

9:30 AM

The Vice President will hold a meeting with the Caribbean heads of delegation

The Department of State Pool Spray at the Top

10:05 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)

10:20 AM

The President departs Joint Base Andrews en route Flint, Michigan

Joint Base Andrews Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Call Time 9:00AM – Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews)

11:15 AM

The Vice President will hold a meeting with the Central American heads of delegation

The Department of State Pool Spray at the Top

11:50 AM

The President arrives Flint, Michigan

Bishop International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

12:40 PM

The President receives a briefing on the response and recovery effort by the Unified Command Group

Food Bank of Eastern Michigan, Flint, Michigan Travel Pool Spray at the Bottom

1:30 PM

The Vice President will deliver remarks at the summit plenary lunch

The Department of State Open Press

2:30 PM

The President participates in a roundtable meeting with Flint community members

Northwestern High School, Flint, Michigan Travel Pool Spray at the Top

4:00 PM

The President delivers remarks

Northwestern High School, Flint, Michigan Open to pre-credentialed media

5:00 PM

The President departs Flint, Michigan en route Washington, DC

Bishop International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

6:25 PM

The President arrives Joint Base Andrews

Joint Base Andrews Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage

6:40 PM

The President arrives the White House

The White House Open Press (Final Gather 6:20PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

8:25 PM

The President delivers remarks at the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies 22nd Annual Awards Gala Dinner

Washington Hilton Hotel Expanded Pool Coverage (In-Town Travel Pool Gather Time 7:25PM – North Doors of the Palm Room) **Pool should dress in dark attire for this formal event**

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

May 3, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the President and 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 Secretary of State Kerry; the Vice President will also attend. This meeting in the Oval Office is closed press.

Later in the afternoon, the Vice President will hold a meeting with the Presidents of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras to discuss how to advance security and prosperity in the Northern Triangle of Central America. This meeting in the Vice President’s Ceremonial Office will be closed press.

Later in the afternoon, the President will honor the 2016 National Teacher of the Year and finalists at the White House, thanking them for their hard work and dedication each and every day in the classroom. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. will also attend. This event in the East Room is open press.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

2:00 PM

The Vice President will hold a meeting with the Presidents of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras to discuss how to advance security and prosperity in the Northern Triangle of Central America

The Vice President’s Ceremonial Office Closed Press

3:00 PM

The President meets with Secretary of State Kerry; The Vice President will also attend

Oval Office Closed Press

4:30 PM

The President honors the 2016 National Teacher of the Year and finalists; Secretary of Education King also attends

East Room Open Press (Pre-Set 1:45PM; Final Gather 3:00PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

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

May 2, 2016

The Schedule

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

In the afternoon, the President will participate in the latest installment of “Live from the White House” by conducting a round of interviews with television anchors from Des Moines, Manchester, Cincinnati, Milwaukee, Kansas City and Phoenix to discuss his nomination of Chief Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court, and the importance of the Chief Judge receiving a fair hearing and up-or-down vote. While in Washington, the local anchors will spend the day at the White House with the President’s top advisers. These interviews are embargoed until 5:00PM EDT. The interviews will take place in the Diplomatic Room.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

2:45 PM

The President is interviewed by local television anchors participating in “Live from the White House”

Diplomatic Room

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

May 1, 2016

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 10:30AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: BNA
Radio: CBS

April 30, 2016

The Schedule

On Saturday, the President and the First Lady will attend the 2016 White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner.  The event will be covered by the travel pool. 

On Sunday, the President has no public events scheduled.

 

All times ET

8:00 PM

The President delivers remarks at the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner; The First Lady attends

Washington Hilton Hotel Travel Pool Coverage (In-Town Travel Pool Gather Time 6:15PM – North Doors of the Palm Room) **Pool should dress in dark attire for this formal event**

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 10:30AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CBS
Print: Yahoo
Radio: AURN