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April 6, 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 and the Vice President will attend meetings at the White House.

All times ET

11:00 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

April 5, 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 depart Washington, DC en route to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

In the afternoon, the Vice President will deliver remarks at the University of Pittsburgh for the It’s On Us Week of Action; Under Secretary of Education Ted Mitchell will also attend. These remarks at the Petersen Events Center will be open press.  Afterwards, the Vice President will depart Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania en route Washington, DC.

Later in the afternoon, the President will meet with Secretary of Defense Carter.  This meeting in the Oval Office is closed press. 

In the evening, the President and the Vice President will hold a meeting with Combatant Commanders and Joint Chiefs of Staff in the Cabinet Room. There will be a pool spray at the top of this meeting in the Cabinet Room.  Following this meeting, the President will host a dinner in their honor with the Vice President and the First Lady in the Blue Room. This dinner is closed press. 

 

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

12:15 PM

The Vice President will deliver remarks at the University of Pittsburgh for the It’s On Us Week of Action; Under Secretary of Education Ted Mitchell will also attend

Petersen Events Center Open Press

3:30 PM

The President meets with Secretary of Defense Carter

Oval Office Closed Press

5:00 PM

The President meets with Combatant Commanders and Joint Chiefs of Staff; The Vice President also attends

Cabinet Room Pool Spray at the Top (Gather Time 4:40PM – Brady Press Briefing Room)

7:00 PM

The President hosts a dinner for Combatant Commanders and Joint Chiefs of Staff; The Vice President and First Lady also attend

The Blue Room Closed Press

April 4, 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 NATO Secretary-General Stoltenberg; the Vice President will also attend. The Secretary General’s visit underscores the importance the United States places on the transatlantic bond that NATO embodies, and on a North Atlantic Alliance whose full adaptation to a changing strategic environment will ensure that the Alliance continues to uphold international order and advance the interests of the United States and all of NATO’s members and partners. 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 host a reception for Greek Independence Day in the East Room. The Vice President will also attend. This reception is closed press.

 

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

11:10 AM

The President holds a bilateral meeting with NATO Secretary-General Stoltenberg; The Vice President also attends

Oval Office Pool Spray at the Bottom (Gather Time 11:45AM – Brady Press Briefing Room)

12:30 PM

The President and the Vice President meet for lunch

Private Dining Room Closed Press

2:55 PM

The President hosts a reception for Greek Independence Day; The Vice President also attends

East Room Closed 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: VOA

April 3, 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: NBC
Print: Dallas Morning News
Radio: Talk Media News

April 2, 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: FOX
Print: Daily Beast
Radio: Sirius XM

April 1, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the Vice President will host President Michelle Bachelet of Chile at the Naval Observatory. This meeting will be closed press.

Later in the morning, as part of the Nuclear Security Summit, the President will hold a multilateral meeting with members of the P5+1. There will be a pool spray at the top of this meeting at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Afterward, the President will chair the opening plenary session regarding the national actions to enhance nuclear security. There will be a pool spray at the top of this meeting.

In the afternoon, the President will take a Nuclear Security Summit family photo. This photo will be pooled press.

Afterward, the President will hold a working lunch. This working lunch is closed press.

Later in the afternoon, the President will chair the closing session of the Nuclear Security Summit, focusing on the Counter-ISIL campaign. There will be a pool spray at the top of the closing session. 

Afterward, the President will hold a press conference. This press conference is open to pre-credentialed media.

All times ET

8:45 AM

The Vice President will host President Michelle Bachelet of Chile

The Naval Observatory Closed Press

10:00 AM

The President meets with members of the P5+1

Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC Pool Spray at the Top (In-Town Travel Pool Gather 9:30AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

11:00 AM

The President chairs the opening plenary session

Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC Pool Spray at the Top

1:00 PM

The President takes a Nuclear Security Summit family photo

Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC Pooled Press

1:30 PM

The President attends a working lunch

Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC Closed Press

3:45 PM

The President chairs the closing session of the Nuclear Security Summit

Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington D.C. Pool Spray at the Top

5:45 PM

The President holds a press conference

Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC Open to pre-credentialed media

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 9:00
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: Daily Caller
Radio: SRN

March 31, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, as part of the Nuclear Security Summit, the Vice President will hold a bilateral meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey. There will be a pool spray at the top of this meeting at the St. Regis Hotel.

Later in the morning, the President will hold a trilateral meeting with President Park Geun-Hye of the Republic of Korea and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan. The Vice President will also attend. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of this meeting at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
 
Afterward, the Vice President will hold a working lunch with President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine. There will be a pool spray at the top of this lunch at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
 

In the afternoon, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China. The Vice President will also attend. There will be a pool spray at the top of this meeting at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. 

Later in the afternoon, the President will hold a brief bilateral meeting with President Francois Hollande of France. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of this meeting at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Afterward, the Vice President will hold a bilateral meeting with President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan. This meeting at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center will be closed press.

In the evening, the President will hold a working dinner with heads of delegations at the Nuclear Security Summit. The Vice President will also attend. There will be a pool spray at the top of this dinner in the East Room.

All times ET

9:00 AM

The Vice President will hold a bilateral meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey

St. Regis Hotel Pool Spray at the Top

10:35 AM

The President holds a trilateral meeting with President Park Geun-Hye of the Republic of Korea and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan; The Vice President also attends

Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC Pooled TV, Open to Correspondents (In-Town Travel Pool Gather 9:30AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

12:30 PM

Press Briefing with Principal Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz and Deputy National Security Advisor For Strategic Communications Ben Rhodes at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center

12:30 PM

The Vice President will hold a working lunch with President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine

Walter E. Washington Convention Center Pool Spray at the Top

2:10 PM

The President holds a bilateral meeting with President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China; The Vice President also attends

Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC Pool Spray at the Top (In-Town Travel (In-Town Travel Pool Gather 1:15PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

3:30 PM

The Vice President will hold a bilateral meeting with President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan

The Walter E. Washington Convention Center Closed Press

4:15 PM

The President holds a brief bilateral meeting with President Francois Hollande of France

Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC Pool Spray at the Bottom

7:15 PM

The President holds a working dinner with heads of delegations at the Nuclear Security Summit; The Vice President also attends

East Room Pool Spray at the Top (Final Gather 6:55PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

March 30, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will host an Easter Prayer Breakfast at the White House; the Vice President will also attend. The President’s remarks in the State Dining Room will be pooled press.

Later 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. This meeting in the Oval Office is closed press.

All times ET

9:55 AM

The President hosts an Easter Prayer Breakfast; The Vice President also attends

State Dining Room Pooled Press (Pre-Set 7:45AM; Final Gather 9:30AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

11:00 AM

The President and the Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

3:15 PM

The President meets with Secretary of State Kerry

Oval Office Closed Press

March 29, 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. Afterwards, the Vice President will depart Washington, DC en route Baltimore, Maryland.

Later in the morning, the President will travel to Atlanta, Georgia. The in-town travel pool will accompany to Joint Base Andrews, and the arrival at Hartsfield International Airport is open to pre-credentialed media.

While in Atlanta, the President will participate in a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Sanjay Gupta at the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit, an annual summit that is the largest national collaboration of professionals and advocates impacted by prescription drug abuse and heroin use. The President has made clear that addressing this epidemic is a priority for his Administration and put forward a request earlier this year for $1.1 billion in new funding – most of which would go directly to States – to ensure that every American who wants treatment can get the help they need. This event at AmericasMart is open to pre-credentialed media.

In the afternoon, the Vice President will deliver remarks at Johns Hopkins University on the cancer moonshot. These remarks will be open press. Afterwards, the Vice President will depart Baltimore, Maryland en route Washington, DC.

Later in the afternoon, the President departs Atlanta en route Washington, DC.  The departure from Hartsfield International Airport is open to pre-credentialed media, and the in-town travel pool will accompany to the White House.

Afterwards, the Vice President will deliver remarks at the 2016 International Women of Courage Awards. These remarks at the State Department will be open press.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

11:25 AM

The President departs the White House en route Joint Base Andrews

In-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Final Gather 10:55AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

12:00 PM

The President departs Joint Base Andrews en route Atlanta, Georgia

Joint Base Andrews Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Call Time 10:30AM – Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews)

12:30 PM

The Vice President will deliver remarks at Johns Hopkins University on the cancer moonshot

Johns Hopkins University Open Press

1:40 PM

The President arrives Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

2:30 PM

The President speaks at the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit

AmericasMart, Atlanta, Georgia Open to pre-credentialed media

4:15 PM

The President departs Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

4:30 PM

The Vice President will deliver remarks at the 2016 International Women of Courage Awards

The State Department Open Press

5:45 PM

The President arrives Joint Base Andrews

Joint Base Andrews In-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Final Gather 3:45PM – 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: CBS
Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: NBC
Print: CS Monitor

March 28, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the President and the First Lady will participate in the White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn. The event will feature live music, sports courts, cooking stations, storytelling, and Easter egg rolling. The President and First Lady’s remarks are open to pre-credentialed media.

At 12:45 PM, the Vice President will deliver remarks at an event for Congressman Patrick Murphy. These remarks at a private residence will be closed press.

Later in the afternoon, the Vice President and Dr. Biden will depart Miami, Florida en route Washington, DC.

In the evening, the President will deliver the keynote address at the awards dinner for Syracuse University’s Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting, which recognizes the importance of quality, fact-based political journalism. There will be travel pool coverage of this event at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium.

 

All times ET

10:30 AM

The President and the First Lady attend the 2015 White House Easter Egg Roll and deliver remarks

South Lawn Open to pre-credentialed media Pre-Set 9:15AM; Final Gather 10:15AM – North Doors of the Palm Room

7:50 PM

The President delivers remarks at the Toner Prize Ceremony

Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium Travel Pool Coverage In-Town Travel Pool Gather 6:40PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

In-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: Baltimore Sun
Radio: AURN