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July 16, 2015

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will visit the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution outside of Oklahoma City, marking the first visit by a sitting President to a federal prison. While there, he will meet with law enforcement officials and inmates and conduct an interview for a VICE documentary that will air in the fall about the realities of our criminal justice system. 

 

In the afternoon, the President will depart Oklahoma en route Washington, DC. The departure from Tinker Air Force Base is open to pre-credentialed media, and the arrival on the South Lawn is open press.

All times ET

11:10 AM

The President visits El Reno Federal Correctional Institution and tapes an interview with VICE

Oklahoma, El Reno Federal Correctional Institution

11:55 AM

The President delivers a statement

Oklahoma, El Reno Federal Correctional Institution Travel Pool Coverage

1:45 PM

The President departs Oklahoma

Tinker Air Force Base Open to pre-credentialed media

4:10 PM

The President arrives Joint Base Andrews

Travel Pool Coverage

4:25 PM

The President arrives the White House

South Lawn Open Press Final Gather 4:15PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

4:30 PM

The Vice President delivers remarks at Generation Progress’s 10th Annual Make Progress National Summit

Walter E. Washington Convention Center Open to pre-credentialed media

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 2:00 PM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: Washington Blade
Radio: WW1
Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: Politico

July 15, 2015

The Schedule

In the afternoon, the President will hold a press conference.  This press conference in the East Room is open press.

 

Afterward, the President will travel to Durant, Oklahoma.  The departure from the South Lawn is open press, and the arrival at North Texas Regional Airport is open to pre-credentialed media.

 

While in Oklahoma, the President will deliver remarks on expanding economic opportunity for communities across the country, including the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. This event at Durant High School is open to pre-credentialed media.

 

Following his remarks, the President will depart Durant, Oklahoma and travel to the Oklahoma City, where he will remain overnight.

All times ET

1:00 PM

The President holds a press conference

East Room Open Press Pre-Set 12:15PM; Final Gather 12:40PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

2:20 PM

The President departs the White House

South Lawn Open Press Final Gather 2:00PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

2:35 PM

The President departs Joint Base Andrews

Travel Pool Coverage Call Time 1:00PM – Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews

5:20 PM

The President arrives North Texas Regional Airport

North Texas Regional Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

6:45 PM

The President delivers remarks

Oklahoma, Durant High School Open to pre-credentialed media

8:25 PM

The President departs North Texas Regional Airport

North Texas Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

9:10 PM

The President arrives Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Tinker Air Force Base Open to pre-credentialed media

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 10:00 AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CBS
Print: Wall Street Journal
Radio: VOA
Out-of-Town  Pool Call Time: 1:00 PM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CBS
Print: Politico

July 14, 2015

The Schedule

UPDATED: In the morning, the President will deliver a statement on Iran. This statement on the State Floor will have limited pool coverage. 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 travel to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The departure from the South Lawn is open press, and the arrival at Philadelphia International Airport is open to pre-credentialed media. While in Philadelphia, the President will deliver remarks at the NAACP's 106th national convention. While there, the President will outline the unfairness in much of our criminal justice system, highlight bipartisan ideas for reform, and lay out his own ideas to make our justice system fairer, smarter, and more cost-effective while keeping the American people safe and secure. The President’s remarks at the Philadelphia Convention Center are open to pre-credentialed media. Following the President’s remarks, the President will participate in a DNC roundtable. This event at a private residence is closed press. In the afternoon, the President will depart Philadelphia en route Washington, DC. The departure from Philadelphia International Airport is open to pre-credentialed media, and the arrival on the South Lawn is open press.
All times ET

7:00 AM

The President delivers a statement on Iran

State Floor Pooled Press Limited Pool Coverage (Pre-Set 5:45AM; Final Gather 6:40AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

In the morning, the President will deliver a statement on Iran. This statement on the State Floor will have limited pool coverage.

10:00 AM

The President and the Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

2:05 PM

The President departs the White House

South Lawn Open Press Final Gather 1:45PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

2:20 PM

The President departs Joint Base Andrews

Travel Pool Coverage Call Time 1:00PM – Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews

3:05 PM

The President arrives Philadelphia International Airport

Philadelphia International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

4:05 PM

The President delivers remarks

Philadelphia Convention Center Open to pre-credentialed media

5:10 PM

The President participates in a DNC roundtable

The Rittenhouse Hotel Closed Press

6:50 PM

The President departs Philadelphia International Airport

Philadelphia International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

7:35 PM

The President arrives Joint Base Andrews

Travel Pool Coverage Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage

7:50 PM

The President arrives the White House

South Lawn Open Press Final Gather 7:30PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 9:00AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: USA Today
Radio: Talk Radio
Out-of-Town  Pool Call Time: 1:00 PM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: New York Times

July 13, 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 deliver remarks at the 2015 White House Conference on Aging. The White House has held a Conference on Aging each decade since the 1960s to identify and advance actions to improve the quality of life of older Americans. The President’s remarks in the East Room are open press.

In the afternoon, the President will have lunch with the Vice President in the Private Dining Room. This lunch is closed press.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

11:15 AM

The President delivers remarks at the 2015 White House Conference on Aging

East Room Open Press Pre-Set 9:40AM; Final Gather 10:45AM – North Doors of the Palm Room

12:30 PM

The President and the Vice President meet for lunch

Private Dining Room Closed Press

1:00 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

3:00 PM

The Vice President delivers remarks at the first U.S.-Ukraine Business Forum chested by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Department of Commerce

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Open Press

7:00 PM

The Vice President delivers remarks on U.S.-India relations at an event hosted by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the Confederation of Indian Industry

The Willard Hotel Open Press

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

July 10, 2015

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 designate three new national monuments of Berryessa Snow Mountain in California; Waco Mammoth in Texas; and the Basin and Range in Nevada. There will be a pool spray of this designation in the Oval Office.

All times ET

10:30 AM

The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

11:40 AM

The First Lady delivers remarks at the 2015 Kids' "State Dinner"

12:30 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

2:00 PM

The President designates three new national monuments

Oval Office Pool Spray Final Gather 1:45 PM — Brady Press Briefing Room

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

July 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.

In the afternoon, the President and the Vice President will meet with Attorney General Loretta Lynch in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

 

All times ET

10:30 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

3:15 PM

The President and the Vice President meet with Attorney General Lynch

Oval Office Closed Press

7:00 PM

The Vice President delivers remarks at an event hosted by Freedom to Marry

Cipriani Wall Street Open Press

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

July 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.

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 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

10:30 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

1:00 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

2:00 PM

The President meets with Secretary of the Treasury Lew; The Vice President also attends

Oval Office Closed Press

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

July 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. 

Later in the morning, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong of Vietnam; 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 meet with Secretary of Defense Carter in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

In the evening, the President will meet with the Senate Democratic Caucus in the State Dining Room. The meeting is closed press.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and the Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

11:10 AM

The President holds a bilateral meeting with General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong; The Vice President also attends.

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

12:30 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

12:45 PM

The Vice President hosts a lunch in honor of General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong

Department of State Pool Spray at the Top Pool Spray at 12:45 PM

3:45 PM

The President meets with Secretary of Defense Carter

Oval Office Closed Press

6:15 PM

The President meets with the Senate Democratic Caucus

The State Dining Room Closed Press

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

July 6, 2015

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 receive an update at the Pentagon from members of his national security team on the campaign to degrade and ultimately defeat ISIL. He will deliver a statement to press following the update. There will be a pool spray at the top of this update and pooled press coverage of the statement.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

12:30 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

2:20 PM

The President receives an update on ISIL

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

3:55 PM

The President delivers a statement to press

The Pentagon Pooled Press

In-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: Politico
Radio: ABC

July 5, 2015

The Schedule

The President has no public events scheduled.
In-Town  Pool Call Time: 9:00 AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CBS
Print: NY Times
Radio: WW1