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January 14, 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.

In the afternoon, the President will travel to Cedar Falls, Iowa. The departure from the South Lawn and arrival at Waterloo Regional Airport are open press.

While in Cedar Falls, the President will attend a fiber optic splicing demonstration and deliver remarks laying out new steps to increase access to affordable, high-speed broadband across the country. The demonstration will be covered by the travel pool, and the President’s remarks are open press.

Afterward, the President will depart Iowa en route Washington, DC.  The departure from Waterloo Regional Airport and arrival on the South Lawn are open press.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

12:00 PM

The President departs the White House

South Lawn Open Press Final Gather 11:40AM - North Doors of the Palm Room

12:15 PM

The President departs Joint Base Andrews

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

2:45 PM

The President arrives in Iowa

Waterloo Regional Airport Open Press

3:25 PM

The President attends a fiber optic splicing demonstration

Iowa, Cedar Falls Utilities - Cedar Falls Travel Pool Coverage

3:40 PM

The President delivers remarks laying out new steps to increase access to affordable, high-speed broadband across the country

Iowa, Cedar Falls Utilities - Cedar Falls Open Press

4:30 PM

The President departs Iowa

Waterloo Regional Airport Open Press

6:30 PM

The President arrives at Joint Base Andrews

Joint Base Andrews Travel Pool Coverage

6:45 PM

The President arrives at the White House

South Lawn Open Press Final Gather 6:30PM - North Doors of the Palm Room

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 9:00AM, 5:00PM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: NBC
Print: Washington Blade
Radio: CBS
Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: NBC
Print: Washington Times

January 13, 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 host the bipartisan, bicameral leadership of Congress to discuss a wide range of issues, including places where he hopes we can work together to grow the economy and protect our national security. The Vice President will also attend. There will be a pool spray at the top of this meeting in the Cabinet Room.

Afterward, the President and the Vice President will meet for lunch in the Private Dining Room. This lunch is closed press.

In the afternoon, the President will travel to the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center to discuss cybersecurity, including efforts to increase voluntary cybersecurity information sharing between the private sector and the government while protecting privacy and civil liberties and to improve the government¹s ability to collaborate with industry to combat cyber threats. The President¹s remarks are pooled press.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and the Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

11:00 AM

The President and the Vice President meet with members of the Congressional Leadership

Cabinet Room Pool Spray at the Top Final Gather 10:45AM-Brady Press Briefing Room

11:45 AM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

Brady Press Briefing Room

12:40 PM

The President and the Vice President meet for lunch

Private Dining Room Closed Press

3:10 PM

The President delivers remarks at the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center

Virginia, Arlington Pooled Press In-Town Travel Pool Gather Time 2:00PM-North Doors of the Palm Room

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 9:30AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: Wall Street Journal
Radio: AURN

January 12, 2015

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.

Later in the morning, the President will host an event at the Federal Trade Commission offices in Washington, DC to lay out his next steps in his plan to improve confidence in technology by tackling identity theft and improving consumer and student privacy.  He will discuss the next steps in his BuySecure Initiative on consumer financial protection and new efforts to bring more innovation to the classroom by bringing peace of mind to educators and parents. The President’s remarks are pooled for TV and still photographers, and open to pre-credentialed correspondents.

In the afternoon, the President will welcome the 2014 NBA Champion San Antonio Spurs to the White House to honor the team on winning their Championship title. This event in the East Room is open 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 delivers remarks and lays out his next steps in his plan to improve confidence in technology by tackling identity theft and improving consumer and student privacy

Washington D.C., Federal Trade Commission Offices Pooled TV, Open to Correspondents Pooled for TV and still photographers, and open to pre-credentialed correspondents (In-Town Travel Pool Gather Time 11:15 AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

1:00 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

2:40 PM

The President honors the 2014 NBA Champions the San Antonio Spurs

East Room Open Press Pre-set 1:00 PM – Final Gather 2:15 PM – 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: USA Today
Radio: AP

January 9, 2015

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 travel to Knoxville, Tennessee. The departure from the South Lawn and arrival at McGhee Tyson Airport are open press. While in Knoxville, the President will deliver remarks and discuss new initiatives he will propose to help more Americans go to college and get the skills they need to succeed; the Vice President and Dr. Biden will also deliver remarks. The President’s remarks at Pellissippi State Community College are pooled for television and open to pre-credentialed still photographers and correspondents.

In the afternoon, the President and the Vice President will visit Techmer PM in Clinton, Tennessee to highlight the Administration's efforts to create new, good paying manufacturing jobs. There will be travel pool coverage of the visit.

Afterward, the President will depart Tennessee en route Washington, DC.  The departure from McGhee Tyson Airport and arrival on the South Lawn are open press.

All times ET

9:30 AM

The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

10:20 AM

The President departs the White House

South Lawn Open Press Final Gather 10:05 AM – North Doors of the Palm Room

10:35 AM

The President departs Joint Base Andrews

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

12:00 PM

The President arrives Tennessee

McGhee Tyson Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

1:20 PM

The President delivers remarks on new initiatives he will propose to help Americans go to college and get the skills they need to succeed; the Vice President and Dr. Biden attend

Tennessee, Pellissippi State Community College - Knoxville Pooled TV, Open to Correspondents

2:30 PM

The President and the Vice President visit Techmer PM

Tennessee, Techmer PM - Clinton Travel Pool Coverage

4:10 PM

The President departs Tennessee

McGhee Tyson Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

5:30 PM

The President arrives Joint Base Andrews

Travel Pool Coverage

5:45 PM

The President arrives the White House

South Lawn Open Press Final Gather 5:30 PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

7:45 PM

The Vice President and Dr. Biden deliver remarks at the Student Veterans of America conference

Texas, JW Marriott - San Antonio Open Press

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 9:00 AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: NBC
Print: Talking Points Memo
Radio: VOA
Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: NBC
Print: Washington Post

January 8, 2015

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will deliver remarks at Central High School to put a spotlight on how the recovering housing sector has helped restore wealth and economic security to millions of middle class families and announce new steps to help more Americans achieve the American Dream of owning a home. The President’s remarks are open to pre-credentialed media. Afterward, the President will depart Phoenix, Arizona en route Washington, DC. The departure from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is open to pre-credentialed media, and the arrival on the South Lawn is open press.
All times ET

12:45 PM

The President delivers remarks

Phoenix, Central High School Open to pre-credentialed media

1:25 PM

The President departs Arizona

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

5:35 PM

The President arrives Joint Base Andrews

Travel Pool Coverage

5:50 PM

The President arrives the White House

South Lawn Open Press Final Gather 5:30 PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 4:30 PM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: Scripps Howard
Radio: Talk Radio
Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: Wall Street Journal

January 7, 2015

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. In the afternoon, the President will travel to Wayne, Michigan. The departure from the South Lawn is open press, and the arrival at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport is open to pre-credentialed media. While in Michigan, the President will deliver remarks at the Ford Michigan Assembly Plant to highlight the workers in the resurgent American automotive and manufacturing sector now that the auto rescue has been completed, and the decision to save the auto industry and the over one million jobs that went with it. The President’s remarks are open to pre-credentialed media. Afterward, the President will travel to Phoenix, Arizona. The departure from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport and arrival at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport are open to pre-credentialed media. The President will remain overnight in Phoenix.
All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

12:00 PM

The President meets with Secretary of State Kerry; the Vice President also attends

Oval Office Pool Spray at the Top Final Gather 11:50 AM – Brady Press Briefing Room

1:20 PM

The President departs the White House

South Lawn Open Press Final Gather 1:00 PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

1:35 PM

The President departs Joint Base Andrews en route Michigan

Travel Pool Coverage Call Time 12:00 PM – Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews

3:00 PM

The President arrives Michigan

Michigan, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport - Romulus Open to pre-credentialed media

3:45 PM

The President delivers remarks

Michigan, Ford Michigan Assembly Plant - Wayne Open to pre-credentialed media

4:55 PM

The President departs Michigan en route Arizona

Michigan, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport - Romulus Open to pre-credentialed media

8:55 PM

The President arrives Arizona

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 9:30 AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: The Root
Radio: Sirius XM
Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: Wall Street Journal

January 6, 2015

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 hold a bilateral meeting with President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico; the Vice President will also attend. During President Peña Nieto’s visit, the two leaders will highlight the importance of expanding dialogue and cooperation between the United States and Mexico on economic, security and social issues, as well as underscoring the deep cultural ties and friendship that exist between our two countries. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of this meeting in the Oval Office. Afterward, the President will hold a working lunch with President Peña Nieto in the Cabinet Room. The working lunch is closed press. In the afternoon, the President will meet with the Executive Committee of the National Governors Association in the Oval Office. There will be a pool spray at the top of this meeting. Later in the afternoon, the President and the Vice President will meet with Secretary of Defense Hagel in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.
All times ET

9:00 AM

The Vice President delivers remarks at the second meeting of the U.S.-Mexico High-Level Economic Dialogue (HLED)

Eisenhower Executive Office Building Pooled Press

10:00 AM

The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

11:05 AM

The President holds a bilateral meeting with President Peña Nieto of Mexico; the Vice President also attends

Oval Office Pool Spray at the Bottom Final Gather 12:00 PM – Brady Press Briefing Room

12:00 PM

The Vice President swears in new members of the United States Senate

U.S. Capitol Open Press

12:40 PM

The President holds a working lunch with President Peña Nieto of Mexico

Cabinet Room Closed Press

1:00 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

2:40 PM

The President meets with the Executive Committee of the National Governors Association

Oval Office Pool Spray at the Top Final Gather 2:25 PM – Brady Press Briefing Room

5:00 PM

The President and the Vice President meet with Secretary of Defense Hagel

Oval Office Closed Press

5:45 PM

The Vice President delivers remarks at a portrait unveiling of Representative John Conyers

Rayburn House Office Building Open Press

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

January 5, 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.

In the afternoon, the President and the Vice President will meet for lunch in the Private Dining Room. This lunch is closed press.

Later in the afternoon, the President will meet with senior advisors in the Roosevelt Room. This meeting is closed press.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

12:30 PM

The President and Vice President meet for lunch

Private Dining Room Closed Press

1:00 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

2:30 PM

The President meets with senior advisors

The Roosevelt Room Closed Press

In-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: Regional Reporters
Radio: NPR

December 19, 2014

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 hold a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room. This news conference is open press.

In the evening, the First Family will depart the White House en route Honolulu, Hawai’i. The departure from the South Lawn and the arrival at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam are open press.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

1:30 PM

The President holds a news conference

Brady Press Briefing Room Open Press

5:45 PM

The First Family departs the White House en route Andrews Air Force Base

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

5:55 PM

The First Family departs Andrews Air Force Base en route Honolulu, Hawai’i

Travel Pool Coverage Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Call Time 4:00 PM – Virginia Gate, Andrews Air Force Base)

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 9:30 AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: Daily Caller
Radio: ABC
Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: Tribune

December 18, 2014

The Schedule

In the afternoon, the President will meet with senior advisors in the Roosevelt Room. This meeting is closed press.

All times ET

12:30 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

2:00 PM

The President meets with senior advisors

The Roosevelt Room Closed Press

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 10:00 AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: Daily Beast
Radio: VOA