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September 9, 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, the President and Dr. Biden will travel to Warren, Michigan. The President’s departure from the South Lawn is open press, and the arrival at Selfridge Air National Guard Base is open to pre-credentialed media.

While in Warren, the President will tour Michigan Technical Education Center with Dr. Biden and deliver remarks announcing new steps to expand apprenticeships and to continue to build momentum nationwide to make community college free for responsible students. There will be pool coverage of the tour, and the President’s remarks at Macomb Community College are open to pre-credentialed media.

In the afternoon, the President and Dr. Biden will depart Michigan en route Washington, DC. The departure from Selfridge Air National Guard Base is open to pre-credentialed media, and the arrival on the South Lawn is open press.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and the Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

12:20 PM

The President departs the White House en route Joint Base Andrews

South Lawn Open Press Final Gather 12:00PM - North Doors of the Palm Room

12:35 PM

The President and Dr. Biden depart Joint Base Andrews en route Warren, MI

Travel Pool Coverage Call Time 11:00AM – Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews

1:00 PM

The Vice President gives remarks at a singing ceremony with President Boni Yayi of Benim

Indian Treaty Room Pooled Press

1:50 PM

The President and Dr. Biden arrive Michigan

Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Harrison Township, Michigan Open to pre-credentialed media

2:25 PM

The President and Dr. Biden tour Michigan Technical Education Center

Macomb Community College, Warren, Michigan Travel Pool Coverage

3:40 PM

The President and Dr. Biden deliver remarks

Macomb Community College, Warren, Michigan Open to pre-credentialed media

4:55 PM

The President and Dr. Biden depart Michigan en route Washington, DC

Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Harrison Township, Michigan Open to pre-credentialed media

6:10 PM

The President and Dr. Biden arrive Joint Base Andrews

Travel Pool Coverage

6:25 PM

The President arrives at the White House

South Lawn Open Press Final Gather 5:40PM – 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: McClatchy
Radio: WW1
Out-of-Town  Pool Call Time: 4:00 PM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: Washington Times
Radio: Fox

September 8, 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, the President will welcome the NCAA Champion Duke Blue Devils Men’s Basketball team to honor the team and their 2015 NCAA Championship victory. This visit will also continue the tradition begun by President Obama of honoring sports teams for their efforts to give back to their communities. This event in the East Room is open press.

In the afternoon, the President will meet with Secretary of the Treasury Lew; 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

11:55 AM

The President welcomes the NCAA Champion Duke Blue Devils Men’s Basketball team

East Room Open Press Pre-Set 10:35AM; Final Gather 11:30AM – North Doors of the Palm Room

12:30 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

3:30 PM

The Vice President gives remarks at the White House Apprenticeship Summit

Eisenhower Executive Office Building Pooled Press

4:00 PM

The President meets with Secretary of the Treasury Lew

Oval Office Closed Press

The Vice President also attends.

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

September 7, 2015

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

All times ET

9:00 AM

The President departs the White House

South Lawn Open Press (Final Gather 8:40AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

9:20 AM

The President departs Joint Base Andrews

Travel Pool Coverage Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Call Time 8:00AM – Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews)

9:30 AM

Vice President delivers remarks

Allegheny County, Pittsburgh - PA Open Press Media inquiries and RSVP’s can be directed to press@ovp.eop.gov.

The Vice President will travel to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to deliver remarks at the kickoff of the Allegheny County Labor Day Parade.

10:35 AM

The President arrives Boston

Boston Logan International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

11:00 AM

The President Delivers Remarks

Boston Park Plaza Hotel and Towers, Boston, Massachusetts Pooled TV, Open to Correspondents

1:00 PM

The President departs Boston

Boston Logan International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

2:20 PM

The President arrives Joint Base Andrews

Travel Pool Coverage

2:35 PM

The President arrives the White House

South Lawn Open Press Final Gather 2:15PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 8:15AM
Out-of-Town  Pool Call Time: 8:00AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: Washington Post

September 6, 2015

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 11:00AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: NBC
Print: The Hill
Radio: Sirius XM

September 5, 2015

The Schedule

On Saturday and Sunday, the President has no public events scheduled.

On Monday morning, the President will travel to Boston, Massachusetts. The departure from the South Lawn is open press, and the arrival at Boston Logan International Airport is open to pre-credentialed media.

While in Boston, the President will deliver remarks at the Greater Boston Labor Council Labor Day Breakfast. This event at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel and Towers will be pooled for TV and open to pre-credentialed correspondents.

In the afternoon, the President will depart Boston, Massachusetts en route Washington, DC. The departure from Boston Logan International Airport is open to pre-credentialed media, and the arrival on the South Lawn is open press.

 

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 11:00AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: Hearst Newspapers
Radio: SRN

September 4, 2015

The Schedule

In the afternoon, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with King Salman bin Abd alAziz of Saudi Arabia; the Vice President will also attend. There will be a pool spray at the top of this meeting in the Oval Office. Following this meeting, the President will host a working lunch with the King; the Vice President will also attend. The President and the King will discuss a range of issues and focus on ways to further strengthen the bilateral partnership, including our joint security and counter-terrorism efforts. The working lunch in the Cabinet Room is closed press.

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

All times ET

11:30 AM

The President holds a bilateral meeting with King Salman bin Abd alAziz of Saudi Arabia

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

The Vide President also attends.

1:15 PM

The President holds a working lunch with King Salman bin Abd alAziz of Saudi Arabia

Cabinet Room Closed Press

The Vice President also attends.

4:30 PM

The President meets with Secretary of Defense Carter

Oval Office Closed Press

The Vide President also attends.

September 3, 2015

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will return to Washington, DC. The arrival on the South Lawn is open press.

All times ET

2:05 AM

The President arrives Anchorage, Alaska

Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage, Alaska Open to pre-credentialed media

8:55 AM

The President arrives Joint Base Andrews

Joint Base Andrews Travel Pool Coverage

9:00 AM

The Vice President meets with Jewish community leaders to discuss the Iran Deal

David Posnack Jewish Community Center in Davie, Florida Open Press

Afterwards, the Vice President will return to Washington, D.C. for meetings at the White House.

In the afternoon, the Vice President will travel to Atlanta, Georgia.

9:10 AM

The President arrives at the White House

South Lawn Open Press Final Gather 8:50AM – North Doors of the Palm Room

1:30 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

7:30 PM

The Vice President delivers remarks at the Fran Eizenstat and Eizenstat Family Annual Lecture

Ahavath Achim Synagogue Open Press

Afterwards, the Vice President will return to Washington, D.C.

September 2, 2015

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will travel to Dillingham, Alaska. The departure from Elmendorf Air Force Base and the arrival at Dillingham Airport will be open to pre-credentialed media.

In Dillingham, the President will meet with local fishermen and families. There will be a pool spray of this visit at Kanakanak Beach. Afterward, the President will attend a cultural performance. There will be pool coverage of this performance at Dillingham Middle School.

The President will then depart Dillingham, Alaska en route Kotzebue, Alaska. The departure from Dillingham Airport and the arrival at Ralph Wien Memorial Airport will be open to pre-credentialed media.

While in Kotzebue, the President will deliver remarks. The President’s remarks at the Kotzebue School will be open to pre-credentialed media. The President will then get a tour of the Kotzebue Shore Avenue Project. There will be pool coverage of the tour.

In the evening, the President will return to Anchorage then depart Alaska en route Washington, DC.

Briefing Schedule

Press Secretary Josh Earnest will gaggle aboard Air Force One en route Dillingham

All times ET

12:00 AM

The President gets a tour of the Kotzebue Shore Avenue Project School, Kotzebue, Alaska

Kotzebue, Alaska Travel Pool Coverage

12:30 AM

The President departs Kotzebue, Alaska en route Anchorage, Alaska

Ralph Wien Memorial Airport, Kotzebue, Alaska Open to pre-credentialed media

2:30 AM

The President departs Anchorage, Alaska en route Washington, DC

Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage, Alaska Open to pre-credentialed media

2:45 AM

Vice President delivers remarks

Open Press

In the morning, the Vice President will travel to Miami, Florida.

At 2:45 PM, the Vice President will deliver remarks on the importance of helping more Americans go to college and the critical role that partnerships between community colleges and employers play in helping Americans obtain the skills they need to succeed in the workforce. The Vice President’s remarks at the Science Center at Miami Dade College are open press.

2:45 PM

The President departs Anchorage, Alaska en route Dillingham, Alaska

Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage, Alaska Open to pre-credentialed media

3:55 PM

The President arrives Dillingham, Alaska

Dillingham Airport, Dillingham, Alaska Open to pre-credentialed media

4:15 PM

The President meets with local fishermen and families

Kanakanak Beach, Dillingham, Alaska Pool Spray

5:35 PM

The President attends a cultural performance

Dillingham Middle School, Dillingham, Alaska Travel Pool Coverage

6:45 PM

The President departs Dillingham, Alaska en route Kotzebue, Alaska

Dillingham Airport, Dillingham, Alaska Open to pre-credentialed media

9:05 PM

The President arrives Kotzebue, Alaska

Ralph Wien Memorial Airport, Kotzebue, Alaska Open to pre-credentialed media

9:50 PM

The President delivers remarks

Kotzebue School, Kotzebue, Alaska Open to pre-credentialed media

Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: Wall Street Journal

September 1, 2015

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will travel to the Seward area, where he will hike to Exit Glacier, participate in a boat tour of Kenai Fjords National Park and have the opportunity to view the effects of climate change firsthand. There will be a pool spray of the hike and the boat tour.

The President will return to Anchorage in the evening and remain overnight in Alaska.

All times ET

4:00 PM

The President hikes to Exit Glacier

Seward, Alaska Pool Spray

7:50 PM

The President participates in a boat tour of Kenai Fjords National Park

Kenai Fjords National Park, Seward, Alaska Pool Spray

Kenai Fjords National Park, Seward, Alaska

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

August 31, 2015

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will travel to Anchorage, Alaska. The President's departure from the White House is open press, and the arrival at Elmendorf Air Force Base is open to pre-credentialed media.

While in Anchorage, the President will participate in a roundtable with Alaska Natives. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of this roundtable at Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center.

Afterward, the President will address the Global Leadership in the Arctic: Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement and Resilience (GLACIER) Conference. GLACIER will convene foreign ministers from Arctic nations and key non-Arctic states with scientists, policymakers, and stakeholders from Alaska and the Arctic region to discuss how climate change is reshaping the Arctic, increase global awareness of how Arctic climate change is affecting the rest of the world, and identify individual and collective actions to address these challenges. There will be GLACIER pre-credentialed media pool coverage of the President’s remarks.

The President will remain overnight in Alaska.

All times ET

10:25 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

10:40 AM

The President departs Joint Base Andrews en route Anchorage, Alaska

Travel Pool Coverage Call Time 9:00AM - Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews

5:40 PM

The President arrives Anchorage, Alaska

Elmendorf Air Force Base Open to pre-credentialed media

7:15 PM

The President participates in a roundtable with Alaska Natives

Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center - Anchorage Pool Spray at the Bottom

9:00 PM

The President addresses the GLACIER Conference

GLACIER Pre-Credentialed Media Pool Coverage Open to pre-credentialed media Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center - Anchorage

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 9:00 AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: Daily Beast
Radio: AP
Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: NY Times