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April 13, 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 have lunch with the Vice President in the Private Dining Room. This lunch is closed press. 

Afterward, the President will host the 2016 White House Science Fair and celebrate the student winners of a broad range of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competitions from across the country. This year’s White House Science Fair will highlight the ingenuity and entrepreneurship of this next generation of students and the opportunity they have to tackle our toughest challenges. The President’s viewing of the science fair projects 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 WhiteHouse.gov/live.

Later in the afternoon, the President will convene his National Security Council at CIA Headquarters in Langley, Virginia to review our efforts to degrade and destroy ISIL and advance prospects for peace and stability in Syria. The Vice President also attends. The session is the latest in a series of NSC meetings in recent months convened at key Departments and Agencies, including the Department of State and Department of Defense. The President’s meeting is closed press, and there will be a statement to the in-town travel pool following the meeting.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and the Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

12:30 PM

The President and the Vice President meet for lunch

Private Dining Room Closed Press

2:15 PM

The President views student science fair projects

State Floor Pooled Press (Final Gather 1:50PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

2:50 PM

The President delivers remarks at the White House Science Fair

East Room Open Press (Pre-Set 12:00PM, Final Gather 1:45PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

3:50 PM

The President convenes his National Security Council; The Vice President also attends

CIA Headquarters, Langley, Virginia Closed Press (In-Town Travel Pool Gather 3:10PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

5:30 PM

The President delivers a statement to the pool

CIA Headquarters, Langley, Virginia Pooled Press

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

April 12, 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 deliver remarks at the newly-designated Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument in Washington, DC. The President’s remarks will be pooled press.

In the evening, the Vice President will deliver remarks at the World Food Program USA McGovern-Dole Leadership Award; Dr. Biden will also attend. These remarks at the Organization of American States are open press.

All times ET

10:00 AM

THE President and the Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

11:25 AM

The President delivers remarks at the newly-designated Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument

Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument Pooled Press (In-Town Travel Pool Gather Time 10:30AM -- North Doors of the Palm Room)

8:00 PM

The Vice President will deliver remarks at the World Food Program USA McGovern-Dole Leadership Award, Dr. Biden will also attend

Organization of American States Open Press

April 11, 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 Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to discuss the state of the American and global economy, Wall Street Reform, and the long-term economic outlook; 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

12:30 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of NIH/NIAID, and Dr. Anne Schuchat, Principal Deputy Director of the CDC

3:00 PM

The President meets with Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen; the Vice President also attends

Oval Office Closed Press

April 10, 2016

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

April 9, 2016

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

April 8, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the Vice President will depart Las Vegas, Nevada en route Boulder, Colorado.

Later in the morning, while in Los Angeles, the President will participate in a DSCC roundtable at a private residence. The roundtable is closed press.

In the afternoon, the President will depart Los Angeles, California en route San Francisco, California. The departure from Los Angeles International Airport and the arrival at the San Francisco International Airport are open to pre-credentialed media.

Afterward, the Vice President will deliver remarks at the University of Colorado, Boulder for the It’s On Us Week of Action. These remarks at the Student Recreation Center will be open press.

Later in the afternoon, the President will participate in a DNC roundtable at a private residence. The roundtable is closed press. 

In the evening, the Vice President will deliver remarks at an event for Senator Michael Bennet. These remarks at a private residence will be closed press.

Afterward, the Vice President will depart Denver, Colorado en route Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Later in the evening, the President will deliver remarks and take questions at a DCCC event at a private residence. There will be print pool coverage of the President’s remarks only.

The President will remain overnight in San Francisco.

All times ET

1:35 PM

The President participates in a DSCC roundtable

Private Residence, Santa Monica, California Closed Press

3:15 PM

The President departs Los Angeles, California en route San Francisco, California

Los Angeles International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

4:25 PM

The President arrives in San Francisco, California

San Francisco International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

4:30 PM

The Vice President will deliver remarks at the University of Colorado, Boulder for the It’s On Us Week of Action

Student Recreation Center, University of Colorado, Boulder Open Press

7:35 PM

The President participates in a DNC roundtable

Private Residence, San Francisco, California Closed Press

April 7, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the Vice President will depart Washington, DC en route Las Vegas, Nevada.

In the afternoon, the President will travel to Chicago, Illinois. The President’s departure from the South Lawn and the arrival at the Chicago O’Hare International Airport is open to pre-credentialed media.

While in Chicago, the President will visit University of Chicago Law School – where he taught constitutional law for over a decade -- to meet with law students and faculty, for a conversation about the Supreme Court and our country’s judicial system. As part of this discussion, the President will continue to make the case for why Judge Garland -- and the American people -- deserve for the Senate to fulfill its constitutional responsibility and give this eminently qualified nominee a fair hearing and an up-or-down vote. This discussion is open to pre-credentialed media.

Afterward, the Vice President will deliver remarks for the It’s On Us Week of Action at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. These remarks at Cox Pavilion will be open press.

Later in the afternoon, the President will depart Chicago, Illinois en route the Los Angeles, California. The Presidents departure from the Chicago O’Hare International Airport and arrival at the Los Angeles International Airport is open to pre-credentialed media.

In the evening, the President will deliver remarks and take questions at a DCCC event. There will be print pool coverage of the President’s remarks. 

The President will remain overnight in Los Angeles. The Vice President will remain overnight in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

All times ET

10:25 AM

The President arrives Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

11:00 AM

The Vice President will deliver remarks for the It’s On Us Week of Action at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Cox Pavilion, University of Nevada, Las Vegas Open Press

12:00 PM

The President departs the White House en route Joint Base Andrews

South Lawn Open Press (Final Gather 11:45AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

12:15 PM

The President departs Joint Base Andrews en route Chicago, Illinois

Joint Base Andrews Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Call Time 11:00AM – Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews)

2:05 PM

The President arrives Chicago, Illinois

Chicago O’Hare International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

3:30 PM

The President participates in a conversation about the Supreme Court and our country’s judicial system

University of Chicago Law School, Chicago, Illinois Open to pre-credentialed media

6:25 PM

The President departs Chicago, Illinois

Chicago O’Hare International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

10:25 PM

The President delivers remarks and takes questions at a DCCC event

Private Residence, Santa Monica, California Print Pool Coverage for Remarks Only

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 9:30
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: The Hill
Travel Photo: AP
Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: McClatchy

April 6, 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 and the Vice President will attend meetings at the White House.

All times ET

11:00 AM

The President and the Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

12:30 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

April 5, 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 Vice President will depart Washington, DC en route to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

In the afternoon, the Vice President will deliver remarks at the University of Pittsburgh for the It’s On Us Week of Action; Under Secretary of Education Ted Mitchell will also attend. These remarks at the Petersen Events Center will be open press.  Afterwards, the Vice President will depart Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania en route Washington, DC.

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

In the evening, the President and the Vice President will hold a meeting with Combatant Commanders and Joint Chiefs of Staff in the Cabinet Room. There will be a pool spray at the top of this meeting in the Cabinet Room.  Following this meeting, the President will host a dinner in their honor with the Vice President and the First Lady in the Blue Room. This dinner is closed press. 

 

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

12:15 PM

The Vice President will deliver remarks at the University of Pittsburgh for the It’s On Us Week of Action; Under Secretary of Education Ted Mitchell will also attend

Petersen Events Center Open Press

3:30 PM

The President meets with Secretary of Defense Carter

Oval Office Closed Press

5:00 PM

The President meets with Combatant Commanders and Joint Chiefs of Staff; The Vice President also attends

Cabinet Room Pool Spray at the Top (Gather Time 4:40PM – Brady Press Briefing Room)

7:00 PM

The President hosts a dinner for Combatant Commanders and Joint Chiefs of Staff; The Vice President and First Lady also attend

The Blue Room Closed Press

April 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.

Later in the morning, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with NATO Secretary-General Stoltenberg; the Vice President will also attend. The Secretary General’s visit underscores the importance the United States places on the transatlantic bond that NATO embodies, and on a North Atlantic Alliance whose full adaptation to a changing strategic environment will ensure that the Alliance continues to uphold international order and advance the interests of the United States and all of NATO’s members and partners. There will be a pool spray at the bottom 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. 

Later in the afternoon, the President will host a reception for Greek Independence Day in the East Room. The Vice President will also attend. This reception is closed press.

 

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

11:10 AM

The President holds a bilateral meeting with NATO Secretary-General Stoltenberg; The Vice President also attends

Oval Office Pool Spray at the Bottom (Gather Time 11:45AM – Brady Press Briefing Room)

12:30 PM

The President and the Vice President meet for lunch

Private Dining Room Closed Press

2:55 PM

The President hosts a reception for Greek Independence Day; The Vice President also attends

East Room Closed Press

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