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March 6, 2016

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

March 5, 2016

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

March 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.

In the afternoon, the President will meet with Secretary of State Kerry. This meeting in the Oval Office is closed press.

Later in the afternoon, the Vice President will depart Washington, DC en route Wilmington, Delaware.

 

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and the Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

12:45 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

2:30 PM

The President meets with Secretary of State Kerry

Oval Office Closed Press

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

March 3, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will travel to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The departure from the South Lawn is open press, and the arrival at Wisconsin Air National Guard 128th Air Refueling Wing is open to pre-credentialed media.
 
The President’s visit will celebrate the city’s victory in the Healthy Communities Challenge, a competition between 20 cities to increase the number of Americans with health insurance during the latest Health Insurance Marketplace open enrollment period. While in Milwaukee, the President will deliver remarks at the United Community Center. The President’s remarks are open to pre-credentialed media.

In the afternoon, the Vice President will administer the ceremonial swearing-in for Ambassador to Sweden Azita Raji. 

In the evening, the President will depart Milwaukee en route Washington, DC. The departure from Wisconsin Air National Guard 128th Air Refueling Wing is open to pre-credentialed media, and the arrival on the South Lawn is open press.

All times ET

10:45 AM

The President departs the White House en route Joint Base Andrews

South Lawn Open Press Final Gather 10:30AM - North Doors of the Palm Room

11:00 AM

The President departs Joint Base Andrews en route Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Joint Base Andrews Travel Pool Coverage Call Time 9:45AM – Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews

12:50 PM

The President arrives Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Wisconsin Air National Guard 128th Air Refueling Wing, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Open to pre-credentialed media

2:15 PM

The Vice President will administer the ceremonial swearing-in for Ambassador to Sweden Azita Raji

Closed Press

2:50 PM

The President delivers remarks on the Affordable Care Act

United Community Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Open to pre-credentialed media

4:45 PM

The President departs Milwaukee en route Washington, DC

Wisconsin Air National Guard 128th Air Refueling Wing, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Open to pre-credentialed media

5:25 PM

The President arrives Joint Base Andrews

Joint Base Andrews Travel Pool Coverage

5:40 PM

The President arrives the White House

South Lawn Open Press Final Gather 5:25PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 9:30AM, 3:30AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: The Hill
Radio: WW1
Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: AFP

March 2, 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 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 Pierre Clive Agius Ambassador of the Republic of Malta
Her Excellency Elisenda Vives Balmana Ambassador of the Principality of Andorra
His Excellency Armando Varricchio Ambassador of the Italian Republic
His Excellency David Brookes MacNaughton Ambassador of Canada
 
Later in the afternoon, the President will welcome the 2015- 2016 College Football Playoff National Champion Alabama Crimson Tide to the White House to honor the team on winning their Championship title.  This event in the East Room will be open press.

Dr. Biden will travel to Houston, Texas to welcome home American astronaut Scott Kelly from a year in space and tour the Johnson Space Center. Dr. Biden will be joined by Assistant to the President for Science and Technology Dr. John Holdren, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, Scott Kelly’s identical twin brother and former NASA astronaut and shuttle commander Mark Kelly, former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, and other members of Scott Kelly’s family. 

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office

12:10 PM

The President participates in an Ambassador Credentialing Ceremony

Oval Office Closed Press

3:10 PM

The President honors the 2015- 2016 College Football Playoff National Champion Alabama Crimson Tide

East Room Open Press Pre-Set 1:55PM; Final Gather 2:45PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

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

March 1, 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 meet with the bipartisan leaders of the Senate and the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Oval Office to discuss the Supreme Court vacancy left by the death of Justice Scalia; the Vice President will also attend. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, Senator Chuck Grassley and Senator Patrick Leahy will attend. There will be a pool spray at the top 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.

In the evening, the Vice President and Dr. Biden will hold a reception in honor of Black History Month at the Naval Observatory. 

 

 

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and the Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

11:30 AM

The President meets with the bipartisan leaders of the Senate and the bipartisan leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee; The Vice President also attends

Oval Office Pool Spray at the Top Gather Time 11:15AM – Brady Press Briefing Room

12:30 PM

The President and the Vice President meet for lunch

Private Dining Room Closed Press

6:30 PM

The Vice President and Dr. Biden will hold a reception in honor of Black History Month at the Naval Observatory

Naval Observatory Pool Spray at the Top

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 9:30 AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CBS
Print: The Guardian
Radio: Talk Media News

February 29, 2016

The Schedule

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

Also in the morning, the Vice President and Dr. Biden will depart Los Angeles, California en route Washington, DC.

Later in the morning, the President will present the Medal of Honor to Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator Edward Byers, U.S. Navy. Senior Chief Byers will receive the Medal of Honor for his courageous actions while serving as part of a team that rescued an American civilian being held hostage in Afghanistan on December 8-9, 2012. This event in the East Room is open press.

All times ET

9:30 AM

The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

11:15 AM

The President presents the Medal of Honor to Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator Edward Byers, U.S. Navy

Open Press Pre-Set 9:25AM; Final Gather 10:50AM – North Doors of the Palm Room

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

February 28, 2016

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

February 27, 2016

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

February 26, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will travel to Jacksonville, Florida. The departure from the South Lawn is open press, and the arrival at the Cecil Airport is open to pre-credentialed media.

The Vice President will tour a Cancer Research Lab at the Huntsman Cancer Institute. This tour will be pooled press. The Vice President will then participate in a roundtable on cancer. This roundtable will be open press.

Afterwards, the Vice President will depart Salt Lake City, Utah en route San Francisco, California.

While in Jacksonville, the President will visit Saft America Advanced Batteries Plant where he will highlight the significant progress the American economy has made since he signed the Recovery Act. There will be travel pool coverage of the President’s tour of the plant.  The President will also deliver remarks at Saft.  The President’s remarks are open to pre-credentialed media.

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

All times ET

10:15 AM

The President departs the White House en route Joint Base Andrews

South Lawn Open Press Final Gather 10:00AM - North Doors of the Palm Room

10:30 AM

The President departs Joint Base Andrews en route Jacksonville, Florida

Joint Base Andrews Travel Pool Coverage Call Time 9:15AM – Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews

12:00 PM

The Vice President will tour a Cancer Research Lab at the Huntsman Cancer Institute

Huntsman Cancer Institute Pooled Press

12:25 PM

The President arrives Jacksonville, Florida

Cecil Airport, Jacksonville, Florida Open to pre-credentialed media

12:30 PM

The Vice President will participate in a roundtable on cancer at the Huntsman Cancer Institute

Huntsman Cancer Institute Open Press

1:30 PM

The President tours Saft America Advanced Batteries Plant

Saft America Advanced Batteries Plant, Jacksonville, Florida Travel Pool Coverage

1:55 PM

The President delivers remarks on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

Saft America Advanced Batteries Plant, Jacksonville, Florida Open to pre-credentialed media

4:05 PM

The President departs Jacksonville en route Washington, DC

Cecil Airport, Jacksonville, Florida Open to pre-credentialed media

5:50 PM

The President arrives Joint Base Andrews

Joint Base Andrews Travel Pool Coverage

6:00 PM

The President arrives the White House

South Lawn Open Press Final Gather 5:45PM – 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: CNN
Print: Daily Beast
Radio: FOX
Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: Washington Post