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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

September 8, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will attend a U.S.-ASEAN meeting. There will be a pool spray at the top of this meeting. Afterward, the President will participate in a family photo with EAS leaders and attend the EAS Summit. There will be pool coverage of the family photo, and there will be a pool spray at the top of the Summit meeting.

In the afternoon, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India. There will be a pool spray at the top of this meeting.

Later in the afternoon, the President will hold a press conference. The press conference will be open to pre-credentialed media.

Afterward, the President will depart Laos en route Yokota Air Base, Japan on the way back to Washington, DC. The departure from Wattay International Airport will be open to pre-credentialed media. The President will then depart Japan en route Anchorage, Alaska on the way back to Washington, DC. 

All times ET

10:50 AM

The President arrives in Yokota, Japan and Air Force One refuels

Yokota Air Base, Japan

12:50 PM

The President departs Japan

8:15 PM

The President departs Alaska en route Washington, DC

Ted Stevens International Airport, Anchorage, Alaska

September 7, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will attend a U.S.-ASEAN meeting. There will be a pool spray at the top of this meeting. Afterward, the President will participate in a family photo with EAS leaders and attend the EAS Summit. There will be pool coverage of the family photo, and there will be a pool spray at the top of the Summit meeting.

In the afternoon, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India. There will be a pool spray at the top of this meeting.

Later in the afternoon, the President will hold a press conference. The press conference will be open to pre-credentialed media.

Afterward, the President will depart Laos en route Yokota Air Base, Japan on the way back to Washington, DC. The departure from Wattay International Airport will be open to pre-credentialed media. The President will then depart Japan en route Anchorage, Alaska on the way back to Washington, DC.  

All times ET

12:30 AM

The President participates in an EAS family photo

National Convention Centre, Vientiane, Laos Pool Spray at the Top

2:20 AM

The President holds a press conference

Landmark Mekong Riverside Hotel, Vientiane, Laos Open to pre-credentialed media

3:20 AM

The President holds a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India

Landmark Mekong Riverside, Vientiane, Laos Pool Spray at the Top

5:50 AM

The President departs Laos

Wattay International Airport, Vientiane, Laos Open to pre-credentialed media

11:15 PM

The President attends a U.S.-ASEAN meeting

National Convention Centre, Vientiane, Laos Pool Spray at the Top

11:30 PM

The President participates in an EAS family photo

National Convention Centre, Vientiane, Laos Pool Spray at the Top

11:45 PM

The President attends a U.S.-ASEAN meeting

National Convention Centre, Vientiane, Laos Pool Spray at the Top

September 6, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will participate in an arrival ceremony at the Presidential Palace. There will be pre-set pooled coverage of this ceremony.

Later in the morning, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with President Bounnhang Vorachith of Laos. There will be a pool spray at the top of this meeting. Afterward, the President will attend an official state luncheon. There will be pool coverage at the top for toasts and the first performance.

In the afternoon, the President will deliver remarks to the people of Laos. The President’s remarks will be open to pre-credentialed media.

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

Afterward, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of this meeting.

The President will remain overnight in Laos. 

All times ET

12:25 AM

The President attends an official state luncheon

Presidential Palace, Vientiane, Laos Travel Pool Coverage Pool Coverage at the Top for Toasts and First Performance

2:25 AM

The President delivers remarks

Lao National Cultural Hall Open to pre-credentialed media

3:45 AM

The President participates in an Embassy meet and greet

Landmark Mekong Riverside Closed Press

5:10 AM

The President holds a bilateral meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines

Landmark Mekong Riverside, Vientiane, Laos Pool Spray at the Bottom

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

September 5, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning and afternoon, the President will attend the second, third, fourth, and fifth sessions of the G20 Summit.  These sessions at the Hangzhou International Expo Center will be closed press.

In the evening, the President will participate in a closing ceremony for the G20 Summit.  This ceremony at the Hangzhou International Expo Center will be closed press.

Later in the evening, the President will hold a press conference at the JW Marriott Hotel Hangzhou.  This press conference will be open to pre-credentialed media.

Afterward, the President will depart Hangzhou, China and travel to Vientiane, Laos. The departure from Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport and the arrival at Wattay International Airport will be open to pre-credentialed media.

The President will remain overnight in Vientiane, Laos.

All times ET

12:30 AM

The President attends the third G20 session on robust international trade and investment

Hangzhou International Expo Center, Hangzhou, China Closed Press

1:55 AM

The President attends a working lunch and the fourth G20 session on inclusive and interconnected development

Hangzhou International Expo Center, Hangzhou, China Closed Press

3:35 AM

The President attends the fifth G20 session on other issues affecting the world economy

Hangzhou International Expo Center, Hangzhou, China Closed Press

5:05 AM

The President participates in a closing ceremony for the G20 Summit

Hangzhou International Expo Center, Hangzhou, China Closed Press

6:30 AM

The President holds a press conference

JW Marriott Hotel Hangzhou Open to pre-credentialed media

8:15 AM

The President departs Hangzhou, China en route Vientiane, Laos

Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

11:25 AM

The President arrives Vientiane, Laos

Wattay International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

11:10 PM

The President participates in an arrival ceremony

Presidential Palace, Vientiane, Laos Travel Pool Coverage Pre-Set Pooled Coverage

11:25 PM

The President holds a bilateral meeting with President Bounnhang Vorachith of Laos

Presidential Palace, Vientiane, Laos Pool Spray at the Top

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

September 4, 2016

The Schedule

On Sunday morning, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May of the United Kingdom. Afterward, the leaders will deliver statements. The meeting will be closed press, and there will be pool coverage of the statements.

In the afternoon, the President will participate in a G20 family photo. Afterward, the President will participate in the opening ceremony for the G20 summit. There will be pre-set pool coverage of the President’s arrival to the summit and the photo and limited pool coverage the opening ceremony. Later in the afternoon, the President will attend G20 session one. This meeting will be closed press.

In the evening, the President will participate in a G20 family photo and attend a G20 welcome dinner. There will be limited pool coverage of the photo, and the dinner will be closed press. Afterward, the President will attend a gala performance for G20 leaders. This performance will be closed press.

The President will remain overnight in China.

All times ET

3:15 AM

The President participates in a G20 family photo

Hangzhou International Expo, Hangzhou, China Travel Pool Coverage Pre-Set Pool Coverage

3:30 AM

The President participates in the G20 opening ceremony

Hangzhou International Expo, Hangzhou, China Limited Pool Coverage

3:40 AM

The President attends G20 session one

Hangzhou International Expo, Hangzhou, China Closed Press

6:50 AM

The President participates in a G20 family photo

Xizi Hotel, Hangzhou, China Travel Pool Coverage Limited Pool Coverage

7:15 AM

The President attends a G20 welcome dinner

Xizi Hotel, Hangzhou, China Closed Press

9:15 AM

The President attends a G20 gala performance

West Lake, Hangzhou, China Closed Press

10:00 PM

The President attends the second G20 session on more effective and efficient global economic and financial governance

Hangzhou International Expo Center, Hangzhou, China Closed Press

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

September 3, 2016

The Schedule

On Saturday afternoon, the President will arrive in Hangzhou, China. The arrival at Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport will be open to pre-credentialed media. 

Later in the afternoon, the President will meet with Embassy personnel and families. This meeting at the JW Marriott Hotel Hangzhou is closed press.

Afterward, the President will deliver remarks at a climate event at the West Lake State House.  The President’s remarks will be pooled press.

In the evening, the President will participate in expanded and restricted bilateral meetings with President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China. There will be a pool spray at the top of the expanded meeting, and the restricted meeting will be closed press.

Later in the evening, the President will attend a dinner with President Xi.  This dinner will be closed press.  

The President will remain overnight in Hangzhou, China.

All times ET

2:25 AM

The President arrives Hangzhou, China

Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

4:45 AM

The President participates in a meet and greet with Embassy staff and families

JW Marriott Hotel Hangzhou, Hangzhou, China Closed Press

5:25 AM

The President delivers remarks at a climate event

West Lake State House, Hangzhou, China Pooled Press

6:50 AM

The President participates in an expanded bilateral meeting with President Xi

West Lake State House, Hangzhou, China Pool Spray at the Top

7:30 AM

The President participates in a restricted bilateral meeting with President Xi

West Lake State House, Hangzhou, China Closed Press

8:45 AM

The President participates in a dinner with President Xi

West Lake State House, Hangzhou, China Closed Press

10:20 PM

The President holds a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May of the United Kingdom

JW Marriott Hotel, Hangzhou, China Closed Press

11:20 PM

The President delivers a statement with Prime Minister Theresa May of the United Kingdom

JW Marriott Hotel, Hangzhou, China Travel Pool Coverage

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