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August 10, 2016

The Schedule

The First Family will remain on Martha’s Vineyard through Sunday, August 21 and have no public events scheduled.

On Sunday, August 21, the First Family will depart Martha’s Vineyard and return to Washington, DC. The departure from Cape Cod Coast Guard Air Station and the arrival on the South Lawn are open press.

The Vice President and Dr. Biden will be in Southampton, New York, where they will remain through Saturday. There are no public events scheduled. 

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

August 9, 2016

The Schedule

The First Family will remain on Martha’s Vineyard through Sunday, August 21 and have no public events scheduled.

On Sunday, August 21, the First Family will depart Martha’s Vineyard and return to Washington, DC. The departure from Cape Cod Coast Guard Air Station and the arrival on the South Lawn are open press.

The Vice President and Dr. Biden will be in Southampton, New York, where they will remain through Saturday. There are no public events scheduled. 

Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: New York Times

August 8, 2016

The Schedule

On Saturday, the First Family traveled to Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. The departure from the South Lawn and arrival to the Cape Cod Coast Guard Air Station were open press.

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

The First Family will remain on Martha’s Vineyard through Sunday, August 21 and have no public events scheduled.

On Sunday, August 21, the First Family will depart Martha’s Vineyard and return to Washington, DC. The departure from Cape Cod Coast Guard Air Station and the arrival on the South Lawn are open press.

The Vice President and Dr. Biden will be in Southampton, New York, where they will remain through Saturday. There are no public events scheduled. 

Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CBS
Print: Washington Post

August 7, 2016

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

August 6, 2016

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

August 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 D.C. en route Tallahassee, Florida.

Afterwards, the Vice President will deliver remarks at an event for Patrick Murphy for Senate. This event is closed press.

In the afternoon, the Vice President will depart Tallahassee, Florida en route Miami, Florida.

Afterwards, the Vice President will deliver remarks at an event for Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz. This event is closed press.

In the evening, the Vice President will depart Miami, Florida en route Wilmington, Delaware.

All times ET

9:30 AM

In-Town Pool Call Time

10:00 AM

THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

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

August 4, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the Vice President will depart Wilmington, Delaware en route Washington D.C.

Later 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 and the Vice President will travel to the Pentagon to participate in a National Security Council Meeting on the counter-ISIL campaign. The President will chair the meeting and receive an update from his national security team on the campaign to degrade and destroy the terrorist group. There will be a pool spray at the top of this meeting at the Pentagon.

Following the meeting, the President will hold a press conference from the Pentagon Briefing Room. The press conference is open to pre-credentialed media, but the deadline to RSVP has passed. The press conference will be streamed live on WhiteHouse.gov/live.

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

2:30 PM

The President and the Vice President hold a National Security Council Meeting on the counter-ISIL campaign

Pentagon Pool Spray at the Top In-Town Travel Pool Gather Time 1:30PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

4:15 PM

The President holds a press conference

Pentagon Briefing Room Open to pre-credentialed media

In-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: Roll Call
Radio: WW1

August 3, 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 Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) town hall at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC.  This town hall is open to pre-credentialed media.

In the morning, the Vice President will attend the President’s Daily Briefing in the Oval Office.

In the afternoon, the Vice President will meet with law enforcement officials. This meeting is closed press.

Afterwards, the Vice President will depart Washington D.C. en route Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

At 7:00 PM, the Vice President will deliver remarks at the World Affairs Council in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Vice President’s remarks are open press.
Afterwards, the Vice President will depart Philadelphia, Pennsylvania en route Wilmington, Delaware. 

All times ET

10:30 AM

The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

3:20 PM

The President participates in a Young African Leaders Initiative town hall

Omni Shoreham Hotel Open to pre-credentialed media In-Town Travel Pool Gather Time 2:30PM – 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: CBS
Print: Regional Reporters
Radio: VOA

August 2, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the President and the First Lady will welcome Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Mrs. Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore to the White House for an Official Visit with a State Dinner. The Vice President and Dr. Biden will also attend. The arrival ceremony on the South Lawn is open to pre-credentialed media.  

Later in the morning, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in the Oval Office; the Vice President will also attend. There will be a pool spray at the top of the meeting.

In the afternoon, the President will hold a joint press conference with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in the East Room. The press conference is open to pre-credentialed media.

In the evening, the President and the First Lady will welcome Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Mrs. Lee Hsien Loong at the North Portico. This arrival is open to pre-credentialed media. The President and the First Lady will then take an official photo with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Mrs. Lee Hsien Loong on the Grand Staircase. The photo is pooled press.

Later in the evening, the President and the First Lady will host a State Dinner in honor of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in the East Room. The Vice President and Dr. Biden will also attend. The President and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will each give a toast. The toast remarks during the dinner are pooled press. 

Following the dinner, the President and the First Lady will attend the State Dinner reception with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Mrs. Lee Hsien Loong in the State Dining Room. The Vice President and Dr. Biden will also attend. There will be pooled press coverage of the first song.

All times ET

9:00 AM

The President and The First Lady welcome Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Mrs. Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore to the White House; The Vice President and Dr. Biden also attend

South Lawn Open to pre-credentialed media Pre-Set 7:30AM; Final Gather 8:30AM – North Doors of the Palm Room

10:05 AM

The President holds a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong; The Vice President also attends

Oval Office Pool Spray at the Top Gather Time 9:50AM – Rose Garden

11:40 AM

The President and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong hold a joint press conference

East Room Open to pre-credentialed media Pre-set 10:40AM; Final Gather 11:20AM – North Doors of the Palm Room

6:55 PM

The President and The First Lady welcome Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Mrs. Lee Hsien Loong

North Portico Open to pre-credentialed media Pre-set 5:30PM; Final Gather 6:30PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

7:30 PM

The President and The First Lady take an official photo with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Mrs. Lee Hsien Loong

Grand Staircase Pooled Press Gather Time 6:55PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

8:40 PM

The President and The First Lady attend the State Dinner with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Mrs. Lee Hsien Loong; The President and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong each deliver a toast; The Vice President and Dr. Biden also attend

East Room Pooled Press Pooled Press for Toasts by President Obama and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (Gather Time 8:30PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

10:00 PM

The President and The First Lady attend the State Dinner Reception with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong; The Vice President and Dr. Biden also attend

State Dining Room Pooled Press Pooled Press for First Song (Gather Time 9:45PM – North Doors of the Palm Room) **Travel pool should dress in dark attire for this formal event**

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 7:00AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: Real Clear Politics
Radio: Talk Media News

August 1, 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 attend the President’s Daily Briefing in the Oval Office.

Later in the morning, the President will travel to Atlanta, Georgia. The departure from the South Lawn is open press and the arrival at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is open to pre-credential media.

In the afternoon, the President will deliver remarks at the 95th National Convention of Disabled American Veterans. The President’s remarks are pooled for TV and open to pre-credentialed still photographers and correspondents.

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

Afterward, the President will depart Atlanta, Georgia en route Washington, DC. The departure from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is open to pre-credential media, and the President will motorcade back to the White House accompanied by the in-town travel pool.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

11:05 AM

The President departs the White House en route Joint Base Andrews

South Lawn Open Press Final Gather 10:45AM – North Doors of the Palm Room

11:25 AM

The President departs Joint Base Andrews en route Atlanta, Georgia

Travel Pool Coverage Call Time 9:45AM – Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews

12:55 PM

The President arrives in Atlanta, Georgia

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

1:35 PM

The President delivers remarks at the 95th National Convention of Disabled American Veterans

The Hyatt Regency Pooled TV, Open to Correspondents Pooled for TV and Open to Pre-Credentialed Stills and Correspondents

2:00 PM

The Vice President will hold a conference call with college presidents to discuss It’s On Us.

To join the call, members of the media must preregister. Last year, the White House partnered with Generation Progress to launch the It’s On Us campaign to engage college students, and all members of campus communities, in preventing sexual assault. 

2:45 PM

The President participates in a DNC roundtable

Private Residence, Atlanta, Georgia Closed Press

4:00 PM

The President departs Atlanta, Georgia en route Washington, DC

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

5:30 PM

The President arrives at Joint Base Andrews

Travel Pool Coverage

In-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: NBC
Print: Politico
Radio: Sirius XM
Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: NBC
Print: NY Times