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September 18, 2016

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

All times ET

4:35 PM

The President departs the White House en route Joint Base Andrews

South Lawn Open Press (Final Gather 4:15PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

4:50 PM

The President departs Joint Base Andrews en route New York, New York

Travel Pool Coverage (Call Time 3:20PM – Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews)

5:45 PM

The President arrives in New York, New York

John F. Kennedy International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

7:30 PM

The President delivers remarks and takes questions at a DNC event

Private Residence, New York Print Pool For Remarks Only

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 2:00PM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: Washington Post
Radio: ABC
Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: New York Times

September 17, 2016

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

All times ET

9:10 PM

The President delivers remarks at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 46th Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards Dinner

Walter E. Washington Convention Center Open to pre-credentialed media (In-Town Travel Pool Gather Time 7:55PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 10:45AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: Washington Post
Radio: ABC

September 16, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will meet with business, government, and national security leaders to discuss how the Trans-Pacific Partnership can benefit American workers and businesses and further our national security. There will be a pool spray at the top of this meeting in the Oval Office. The following leaders will attend:

Michael R. Bloomberg, Founder, Bloomberg LP & Bloomberg Philanthropies; 108th Mayor of New York City

John Bel Edwards, Governor of Louisiana

John Kasich, Governor of Ohio

Henry Paulson, Chairman, Paulson Institute; Former Secretary of the Treasury, George W. Bush Administration

Kasim Reed, Mayor of Atlanta, GA

Ginni Rometty, Chairwoman, President and CEO, IBM

James Stavridis, Admiral, Dean, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University; Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander, Barack Obama Administration

Later 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 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 Gerald M. Zackios, Ambassador of the Republic of Marshall Islands

His Excellency Kurt Jaeger, Ambassador of the Principality of Liechtenstein

His Excellency Edward Yakobe Sawerengera, Ambassador of the Republic of Malawi

His Excellency Andris Teikmanis, Ambassador of the Republic of Latvia 

His Excellency Sheik Riyad David Insanally, Ambassador of Cooperative Republic of Guyana

Her Excellency Sylvie Lucas, Ambassador of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg 

His Excellency Dirk Jozef M. Wouters, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium

His Excellency Aung Lynn, Ambassador of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar

His Excellency Sergio Silva Do Amaral, Ambassador of the Federative Republic of Brazil 

His Excellency Carlos Jose Pareja Rios, Ambassador of the Republic of Peru 

All times ET

10:20 AM

The President holds a meeting on trade with business, government, and national security leaders

Oval Office Pool Spray at the Top (Final Gather 10:00AM – Brady Press Briefing Room)

11:45 AM

The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

4:00 PM

The President participates in an Ambassador Credentialing Ceremony

Oval Office Closed Press

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

September 15, 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 2016 Our Ocean Conference at the State Department. The President’s remarks will be pooled press.

In the evening, the President will deliver remarks at the 39th Annual Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Public Policy Conference and Annual Awards Gala in Washington, DC. The President’s remarks will be open to pre-credentialed media.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and The Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

11:05 AM

The President delivers remarks at the 2016 Our Ocean Conference

State Department Pooled Press (In-Town Travel Pool Gather Time 10:30AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

7:55 PM

The President delivers remarks at the 39th Annual Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Public Policy Conference and Annual Awards Gala

The Walter E. Washington Convention Center Open to pre-credentialed media (In-Town Travel Pool Gather Time 6:55PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

September 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 will hold a bilateral meeting with State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma; the Vice President will also attend. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of this meeting in the Oval Office.

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 meet with Secretary of the Treasury Lew. This meeting in the Oval Office is closed press.

All times ET

10:30 AM

The President and The Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

11:20 AM

The President holds a bilateral meeting with State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma; The Vice President also attends

Oval Office Pool Spray at the Bottom (Gather Time 12:00PM – Brady Press Briefing Room)

12:45 PM

The President and The Vice President meet for lunch

Private Dining Room Closed Press

4:00 PM

The President meets with Secretary of the Treasury Lew

Oval Office Closed Press

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 9:30AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: USA Today
Radio: Sirius XM

September 13, 2016

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

All times ET

9:00 AM

The Vice President will attend meeting at the White House

White House Closed Press

Closed Press

10:00 AM

The President and The Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

12:05 PM

The President departs the White House en route Joint Base Andrews

South Lawn, The White House Open Press

12:20 PM

The President departs Joint Base Andrews en route Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Joint Base Andrews Travel Pool Coverage (Call Time 10:50AM – Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews) Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP TV Corr & Crew: CNN Print: Christian Science Monitor

1:00 PM

The President arrives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

1:45 PM

The President delivers remarks at a Hillary for America campaign event

Eakin's Oval Open to pre-credentialed media

3:05 PM

The President participates in a DNC event

The Sonesta Closed Press

While in Philadelphia, the President participate in a DNC roundtable.

The Sonesta, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Closed Press

4:30 PM

The President departs Philadelphia, Pennsylvania en route New York, New York

Philadelphia International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

5:10 PM

The President arrives in New York, New York

John F. Kennedy International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

7:05 PM

The President delivers remarks and takes questions at a DCCC event

Private Residence Print Pool

8:40 PM

The President departs New York, New York en route Washington, DC

John F. Kennedy International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

9:35 PM

The President arrives at Joint Base Andrews

Joint Base Andrews Travel Pool Spray Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP TV Corr & Crew: CNN Print: Christian Science Monitor

9:50 PM

The President arrives at the White House

South Lawn, The White House Open Press (Final Gather 9:30PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

September 12, 2016

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

All times ET

11:00 AM

The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

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

 

 

11:15 AM

Vice President will deliever remarks

Central Piedmont Community College Open Press

At 11:15 AM, the Vice President will deliver remarks at an event highlighting the Administration's investments to support community colleges and businesses that are working together to create pathways to the middle class. These remarks at Central Piedmont Community College will be open press.

Afterwards, the Vice President will depart Charlotte, North Carolina en route Fort Mill, South Carolina.

1:15 PM

Vice President delievers remarks

White Homestead Closed Press

At 1:15 PM, the Vice President will deliver remarks at an event for South Carolina Congressional candidate Fran Person. This event at White Homestead will be closed press.

Afterwards, the Vice President will depart Fort Mill, South Carolina en route Raleigh, North Carolina. 

4:10 PM

The President meets with Congressional Leadership

Oval Office Closed Press

 

In the afternoon, the President will meet with Speaker Paul Ryan, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi in the Oval Office to discuss priorities for the remainder of the September session.  The President will also provide a readout of his visit to Asia. This meeting is closed press.

4:10 PM

The President meets with Congressional Leadership

The Oval Office Pool Spray at the Bottom

In the afternoon, the President will meet with Speaker Paul Ryan, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi in the Oval Office to discuss priorities for the remainder of the September session. The President will also provide a readout of his visit to Asia.

6:30 PM

Vice President delievers remarks

Closed Press

At 6:30 PM, the Vice President will deliver remarks at an event for the Democratic Governors Association and Attorney General Roy Cooper. These remarks at a private residence will be closed press.

Afterwards, the Vice President will depart Raleigh, North Carolina en route Washington, DC.

September 11, 2016

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

All times ET

8:46 AM

The President observes a moment of silence to mark the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks

White House Residence Closed Press

9:30 AM

The President delivers remarks at the Memorial Observance Ceremony

Pentagon Memorial Pooled TV, Open to Correspondents (In-Town Travel Pool Gather Time 8:45AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

September 10, 2016

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 8:00AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: Talking Points Memo
Radio: FOX

September 9, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will return to Washington, DC. The arrival on the South Lawn will be open press.

All times ET

12:45 AM

The President arrives Joint Base Andrews

Joint Base Andrews