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August 11, 2015

The Schedule

There are no events scheduled at this time.

August 10, 2015

The Schedule

There are no events scheduled at this time.

August 9, 2015

The Schedule

There are no events scheduled at this time.

August 8, 2015

The Schedule

There are no events scheduled at this time.

August 7, 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 First Family will travel to Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. The departure from the South Lawn and arrival to the Cape Cod Coast Guard Air Station are open press.

 

Following the arrival at the Cape Cod Coast Guard Air Station, the First Family will travel via Marine One to Martha’s Vineyard. There will be travel pool coverage of the arrival on Martha’s Vineyard.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and the Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

1:00 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

4:35 PM

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

South Lawn Open Press Gather Time 4:15PM - North Doors of the Palm Room

4:50 PM

The First Family departs Andrews Air Force Base en route Massachusetts

Andrews Air Force Base Travel Pool Coverage Call Time 3:15PM – Virginia Gate, Andrews Air Force Base

6:00 PM

The First Family arrives Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Cape Cod Coast Guard Air Station Open Press

6:20 PM

The First Family arrives Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts

Travel Pool Coverage

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 9:30 AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: NBC
Print: Newsday
Radio: WW1
Out-of-Town  Pool Call Time: 3:15 PM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: New York Times

August 6, 2015

The Schedule

In the afternoon, the President will participate in a video conference with citizens nationwide to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act.  The President will be joined by Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch and Congressman John Lewis, along with advocates and officials who have worked to strengthen and protect Americans’ right to vote. The video conference will be livestreamed at WhiteHouse.gov/VotingRightsAct.

All times ET

12:30 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

2:10 PM

The President participates in a video conference to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act

Roosevelt Room Livestreamed at WhiteHouse.gov/VotingRightsAct

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 9:30 AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: NY Daily News
Radio: ABC

August 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.

 

Later in the morning, the President will deliver a speech on the nuclear deal reached with Iran. The President’s remarks at American University will be pooled for TV and open to pre-credentialed stills and correspondents.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and the Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

11:20 AM

The President delivers remarks on the nuclear deal reached with Iran

American University — Washington DC Pooled TV, Open to Correspondents Pooled for TV; Open to Pre-Credentialed Stills and Correspondents (In-Town Travel Pool Final Gather 10:25AM – 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: Media News
Radio: Talk Radio

August 4, 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 hold a bilateral meeting with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon; the Vice President will also attend. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of the 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 afternoon, the President will host the first-ever White House Demo Day, which will celebrate the important role entrepreneurship plays in America’s economy. Unlike a private-sector Demo Day, where entrepreneurs and startups pitch their ideas to funders, these innovators from around the country will “demo” their individual stories. The President’s viewing of the exhibits on the State Floor will be pooled press. The President’s remarks in the East Room will be open press. This event will be streamed live at http:/>www.whitehouse.gov/live<.

 

Later in the afternoon, the President will meet with American Jewish community leaders to discuss the Iran nuclear deal. This meeting follows similar meetings the President held with Jewish community leaders in April, following the announcement of the Lausanne framework, and numerous engagements that senior administration officials have held with organizations and individuals in the community since the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action was announced last month. This meeting in the Cabinet Room is closed press.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and the Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

11:00 AM

The President holds a bilateral meeting United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon; The Vice President also attends

Oval Office Pool Spray at the Bottom Final Gather 11:35AM – Brady Press Briefing Room

12:30 PM

The President and the Vice President meet for lunch

Private Dining Room Closed Press

12:30 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

3:15 PM

The President views White House Demo Day exhibits

State Floor Pooled Press Final Gather 2:50PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

3:40 PM

The President delivers remarks at the White House Demo Day

East Room Open Press Pre-Set 2:15PM, Final Gather 2:50PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

4:25 PM

The President meets with American Jewish community leaders to discuss the Iran nuclear deal

Cabinet Room Closed Press

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

August 3, 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 participate in a Town Hall at the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Mandela Washington Fellowship Presidential Summit. The three-day Summit will bring together 500 of sub-Saharan Africa’s most promising young leaders to meet with the President and leading U.S. entrepreneurs, government officials, and civil society representatives. This event at the Omni Shoreham Hotel is open to pre-credentialed media.

 

In the afternoon, the President will deliver remarks on the Clean Power Plan at an event in the East Room. This event is open press.

 

In the evening, 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 Chum Bun Rong, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Cambodia

 

His Excellency David John Newman, Ambassador of the Republic of Botswana

 

His Excellency Mai Sayavongs, Ambassador of Lao People’s Democratic Republic

 

His Excellency Sheikh Omar Faye, Ambassador of the Republic of The Gambia

 

Her Excellency Elizabeth Darius Clarke, Ambassador of Saint Lucia

 

His Excellency Sooroojdev Phokeer, Ambassador of the Republic of Mauritius

 

His Excellency Carlos Alberto Gianelli Derois, Ambassador of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay

 

His Excellency Valerii Chalyi, Ambassador of Ukraine

 

His Excellency Ahmed Awad Ahmed bin Mubarak, Ambassador of the Republic of Yemen

 

His Excellency Juan Carlos Pinzon Bueno, Ambassador of the Republic of Colombia

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

11:10 AM

The President delivers remarks at the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Mandela Washington Fellowship Presidential Summit

Omni Shoreham Hotel — Washington DC Open to pre-credentialed media Final Gather 10:25PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

12:30 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

2:15 PM

The President delivers remarks at a Clean Power Plan event

East Room Open Press Pre-set 12:30PM; Final Gather 1:40PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

5:20 PM

The President participates in an Ambassador Credentialing Ceremony

Oval Office Closed Press

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

July 31, 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.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

1:00 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest and Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz

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