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December 20, 2015

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

December 19, 2015

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

All times ET

12:35 AM

The First Family departs San Bernardino, CA en route Honolulu, Hawai’i

San Bernardino International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

6:05 AM

The First Family arrives in Honolulu, Hawai’i

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Honolulu, HI Open to pre-credentialed media

December 18, 2015

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will attend meetings at the White House.

In the afternoon, the President will hold a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room. This news conference is open press.

Later in the afternoon, the First Family will depart the White House en route San Bernardino, California. The departure from the South Lawn is open press, and the arrival at San Bernardino International Airport is open to pre-credentialed media.

While in San Bernardino, the President and the First Lady will visit privately with families of victims of the terrorist attack. This visit will be closed press.

Afterward, the First Family will depart California en route Honolulu, Hawai’i. The departure from San Bernardino International Airport and the arrival at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam are open to pre-credentialed media.

All times ET

1:50 PM

The President holds a press conference

Brady Press Briefing Room Open Press

5:15 PM

The First Family departs the White House en route Joint Base Andrews

South Lawn Open Press Final Gather 4:55PM - North Doors of the Palm Room

5:30 PM

The First Family departs Joint Base Andrews en route San Bernardino, CA

Travel Pool Coverage Call Time 3:00PM – Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews

10:40 PM

The First Family arrives in San Bernardino, CA

San Bernardino International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

10:55 PM

The President and the First Lady visit privately with families of victims of the terrorist attack

San Bernardino, CA Closed Press

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 9:30 AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: Daily Caller
Radio: ABC
Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: Wall Street Journal

December 17, 2015

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, in advance of the holidays, the President will travel to the National Counterterrorism Center for a threat briefing in McLean, Virginia and afterward deliver a statement. The Vice President will also attend. The President and his national security team will review efforts — across our entire government — to prevent attacks and protect our homeland. The briefing will be closed press, and there will be in-town travel pool coverage of the statement.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and the Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

11:20 AM

The President receives a briefing with his national security team; the Vice President also attends

National Counterterrorism Center, McLean, Virginia Closed Press In-Town Travel Pool Gather 10:20AM – North Doors of the Palm Room

12:15 PM

The President delivers a statement

National Counterterrorism Center, McLean, Virginia Travel Pool Coverage

1:00 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 9:30 AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CBS
Print: Daily Beast
Radio: WW1

December 16, 2015

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 Secretary of State Kerry; 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

4:35 PM

The President meets with Secretary of State Kerry; the Vice President also attends

Oval Office Closed Press

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

December 15, 2015

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 President will deliver remarks at a naturalization ceremony at the National Archives. The President’s remarks are pooled for television and still photographers, and open to limited pre-credentialed correspondents.

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

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

11:25 AM

The President delivers remarks at a naturalization ceremony

The National Archives Building, Washington, DC Pooled TV, Open to Correspondents In-Town Travel Pool Gather Time: 10:40AM – North Doors of the Palm Room

12:30 PM

The President and the Vice President meet for lunch

Private Dining Room Closed Press

12:30 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

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

December 14, 2015

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will travel to the Pentagon, where he will chair a National Security Council Meeting on the counter-ISIL campaign; the Vice President will also attend. The President will receive an update from his national security team and discuss ways to further enhance our campaign to degrade and destroy the terrorist group. Following the meeting, the President will make a statement from the Pentagon Briefing Room. There will be a pool spray at the top of this meeting and in-town travel pool coverage of his statement.

All times ET

10:40 AM

The President holds a National Security Council Meeting on the counter-ISIL campaign; the Vice President also attends

The Pentagon Pool Spray at the Top In-Town Travel Pool Gather Time 10:00AM – North Doors of the Palm Room

12:25 PM

The President delivers a statement

The Pentagon Briefing Room Travel Pool Coverage

1:00 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

3:00 PM

The Vice President delivers remarks at the 100,000 Strong in the Americas Event

Indian Treaty Room Open Press Press inquiries can be directed to press@ovp.eop.gov

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

December 13, 2015

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: Baltimore Sun
Radio: SRN

December 12, 2015

The Schedule

In the afternoon, the President will deliver a statement on the climate agreement from the Cabinet Room. There will be limited pool coverage.

All times ET

5:30 PM

The President delivers a statement on the climate agreement

The Cabinet Room Pooled Press Limited Pool Coverage (Final Gather 5:10PM – Brady Press Briefing Room)

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

December 11, 2015

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

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

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