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July 21, 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 President will welcome the Kansas City Royals to the White House to honor the team and their 2015 World Series victory. This event in the East Room will be open press. 

In the afternoon, the President will deliver remarks at an Eid al-Fitr reception at the White House. The President’s remarks in the East Room will be pooled press.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

11:50 AM

The President welcomes the Kansas City Royals to the White House

East Room Open Press Pre-Set 10:45AM; Final Gather 11:25AM – North Doors of the Palm Room

4:30 PM

The President delivers remarks at an Eid al-Fitr reception

East Room Pooled Press Pre-Set 2:15PM; Final Gather 4:15PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

In-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: Hearst
Radio: Sirius XM

July 20, 2016

The Schedule

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 meet with Secretary of State Kerry. This meeting in the Oval Office is closed press.

Later in the afternoon, the President will deliver remarks at the White House Summit on Global Development at the Ronald Reagan Building. The President will bring together development leaders, public and private sector financing partners, civil society, diplomats, and entrepreneurs to mark our global progress and catalyze further development efforts. The President’s remarks are open to pre-credentialed media.

All times ET

9:30 AM

In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

10:00 AM

THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

2:00 PM

THE PRESIDENT meets with Secretary of State Kerry

The Oval Office Closed Press

3:35 PM

THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at White House Development Day

Ronald Reagan Building Open to pre-credentialed media In-Town Travel Pool Gather 2:30PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

In-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: The Guardian
Radio: SRN

July 19, 2016

The Schedule

In the afternoon, the President will meet with Attorney General Loretta Lynch and FBI Director James Comey in the Oval Office. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of this meeting in the Oval Office.

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

 

All times ET

2:00 AM

The Vice President will tour the Taronga Zoo

Pooled Press

4:30 AM

The Vice President will attend an official dinner hosted by Governor General Peter Cosgrove

Governor General’s House Pool Spray at the Top

3:45 PM

The President meets with Attorney General Lynch and FBI Director Comey

Oval Office Pool Spray at the Bottom Final Gather 4:00PM– Brady Press Briefing Room

4:45 PM

The Presidet meets with Secretary of Defense Carter

Oval Office Closed Press

7:30 PM

The Vice President will tour the HMAS Adelaide at Sydney Harbor

Pooled Press

10:00 PM

The Vice President will hold a meeting with Labor Party leader Bill Shorten

Pool Spray

11:30 PM

The Vice President will hold a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull

Commonwealth Government Building Pool Spray at the Top

In-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CBS
Print: Financial Times
Radio: NPR

July 18, 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 President will present the Medal of Honor to Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) Charles Kettles, U.S. Army.  Then-Major Kettles distinguished himself in combat operations near Duc Pho, Republic of Vietnam, on May 15, 1967 and is credited with saving the lives of 40 soldiers and four of his own crew members. This event in the East Room is open press.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

11:20 AM

The President presents the Medal of Honor to Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) Charles Kettles, U.S. Army

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

In-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: Dallas Morning News
Radio: FOX

July 17, 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: Daily Caller
Radio: CBS

July 16, 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: AURN

July 15, 2016

The Schedule

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 host the Diplomatic Corps Reception in the East Room. The President’s remarks will be pooled press.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

3:10 PM

The President hosts the Diplomatic Corps Reception

East Room Closed Press

In-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: CS Monitor
Radio: AP

July 14, 2016

The Schedule

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 a town hall hosted by ABC, where he’ll have the opportunity to engage directly with officers, parents, students, community leaders and families on trust and safety in our communities. There will be a pool spray of this taping.

All times ET

10:30 AM

The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

2:55 PM

The President participates in a town hall conversation hosted by ABC

Studio Theater Pool Spray In-Town Travel Pool Gather Time 1:40PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

In-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CBS
Print: BuzzFeed
Radio: ABC

July 13, 2016

The Schedule

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

In the morning, the Vice President will depart Washington, DC en route San Diego, California.

Afterwards, the Vice President will depart San Diego, California en route Los Angeles, California.

In the afternoon, the President will convene individuals from around the country – including activists, civil rights, faith, law enforcement and elected leaders – to have a conversation about ways we can keep people safe, build community trust, and ensure justice for all Americans. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of this meeting in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.

In the evening, the Vice President will present the Jimmy V Award to Craig Sager at the 2016 ESPY Awards.

Afterwards, the Vice President will depart Los Angeles, California en route Honolulu, Hawaii.

The Vice President will remain overnight in Honolulu, Hawaii.

All times ET

4:45 PM

THE VICE PRESIDENT delivers remarks on trade enforcement at the Port of San Diego.

Port of San Diego Open Press

July 12, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the President and the First Lady will travel to Dallas, Texas. The departure from the South Lawn is open press, and the arrival at Dallas Love Field is open to pre-credentialed media.

In the afternoon, the President will deliver remarks at an interfaith memorial service at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center with the families of the fallen police officers and members of the Dallas community. The Vice President, the First Lady, Dr. Jill Biden, former President George W. Bush, and former First Lady Laura Bush will also attend. The President’s remarks will be pooled for television and open to pre-credentialed stills and correspondents.

Later in the afternoon, the President and the First Lady will meet privately with the families of the fallen police officers and those who were injured to personally express the nation's support and gratitude for their service and sacrifice. The Vice President and Dr. Jill Biden will also attend. This visit will be closed press.

In the evening, the President and the First Lady will depart Dallas, Texas en route Washington, DC. The departure from the Dallas Love Field is open to pre-credentialed media, and the arrival on the South Lawn is open press.

All times ET

9:30 AM

In-Town Pool Call Time

10:20 AM

The President and The First Lady depart the White House en route Joint Base Andrews

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

10:35 AM

The President and The First Lady depart Joint Base Andrews en route Dallas, Texas

Joint Base Andrews Travel Pool Coverage Call Time 9:30AM – Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews

11:00 AM

THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

1:15 PM

The President and The First Lady arrive in Dallas, Texas

Dallas Love Field Open to pre-credentialed media

1:40 PM

The President attends an interfaith memorial service and delivers remarks; The Vice President, The First Lady, Dr. Biden, former President George W. Bush, and former First Lady Laura Bush also attend

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center Pooled for TV, Open to Pre-Credentialed Stills and Correspondents

2:45 PM

THE PRESIDENT hosts a conversation on community policing and criminal justice

Eisenhower Executive Office Building Pool Spray at the Bottom Final Gather 5:00PM – Stakeout Location

3:20 PM

The President and The First Lady visit privately with the injured police officers and the families of the fallen police officers; The Vice President and Dr. Biden will also attend

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center Closed Press

5:35 PM

The President and The First Lady depart Dallas, Texas en route Washington, DC

Dallas Love Field Open to pre-credentialed media

8:10 PM

The President and The First Lady arrive at Joint Base Andrews

Joint Base Andrews Travel Pool Coverage

8:25 PM

The President and The First Lady arrive at The White House

South Lawn Open Press Final Gather 7:40PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

In-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: Boston Globe
Radio: WW1