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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

July 4, 2015

The Schedule

The President and the First Lady celebrate the Fourth of July by hosting military heroes and their families for an Independence Day celebration with a barbeque, concert and a view of fireworks on the South Lawn. Staff and their families from throughout the Administration are also attending this event for the concert and fireworks viewing. The President delivers remarks. His remarks are pooled press.
In-Town  Pool Call Time: 10:30 AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: NY POst
Radio: VOA

July 3, 2015

The Schedule

The President has no public events scheduled.
In-Town  Pool Call Time: 10:30 AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: NBC
Print: NY Daily News
Radio: Talk Radio

July 1, 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 statement on Cuba; the Vice President will also attend. The President’s statement in the Rose Garden will be open press.

Afterward, the President will depart Washington, DC en route Nashville, Tennessee. The departure from the South Lawn is open press, and the arrival at Nashville International Airport is open to pre-credentialed media.

While in Nashville, the President will discuss how we can move forward and continue building on the progress made under the Affordable Care Act, which has helped more than 16 million Americans gain health insurance. The President’s event at Taylor Stratton Elementary School is open to pre-credentialed media.

Afterward, the President will depart Nashville en route Washington, DC. The departure from Nashville International Airport is open to pre-credentialed media, and the arrival on the South Lawn is open press.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and the Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

11:00 AM

The President delivers a statement; the Vice President also attends

Rose Garden Open Press Final Gather 10:40AM—North Doors of the Palm Room

11:45 AM

The President departs the White House en route Joint Base Andrews

South Lawn Open Press Final Gather 11:20AM – North Doors of the Palm Room

12:00 PM

The President departs Joint Base Andrews en route Nashville, TN

Travel Pool Coverage Call Time 10:30AM – Virginia Gate, Andrews Air Force Base

1:35 PM

The President arrives Nashville, TN

Nashville International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

2:30 PM

The President participates in a discussion

Tennessee, Taylor Stratton Elementary School - Madison Open to pre-credentialed media

4:35 PM

The President departs Nashville, TN

Nashville International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

6:05 PM

The President arrives Joint Base Andrews

Travel Pool Coverage

6:20 PM

The President arrives the White House

South Lawn Open Press Final Gather 6:00PM – 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: National Journal
Radio: SRN
Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: Dallas Morning News

June 30, 2015

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil; 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 President Rousseff in the East Room. The press conference is open press.

Later in the afternoon, the President will participate in a conference call with key stakeholders including local elected officials, small and large business owners, and labor leaders to discuss the importance of reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank of the United States. This call in the Oval Office is closed press.

Afterward, the President will meet with Secretary of Defense Carter in the Oval Office; the Vice President will also attend. This meeting is closed press.

All times ET

10:15 AM

The President holds a bilateral meeting with President Rousseff; the Vice President will also attend

Oval Office Pool Spray at the Top Gather Time 10:00AM – Brady Press Briefing Room

12:05 PM

The President and President Rousseff hold a joint press conference

East Room Open Press Pre-set 10:15AM Final Gather 11:45AM – North Doors of the Palm Room

1:30 PM

The Vice President and Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken host a lunch in honor of President Rousseff

Department of State Pool Spray at the Top

2:45 PM

The President participates in a conference call to discuss the importance of reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank of the United States

Oval Office Closed Press

3:15 PM

The President meets with Secretary of Defense Carter; 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: CBS
Print: Media News
Radio: NPR

June 29, 2015

The Schedule

In the afternoon, the President will sign H.R. 2146 Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act and H.R. 1295 Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015. This event in the East Room is open press.

In the evening, the President will host a working dinner with President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil at the White House. The Vice President will also attend. This event in the Blue Room is closed press.

All times ET

12:30 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

2:05 PM

The President signs H.R. 2146 Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act and H.R. 1295 Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015

East Room Open Press Pre-Set 12:45; Final Gather 1:45—North Doors of the Palm Room

6:00 PM

The President hosts a working dinner with President Rousseff of Brazil; the Vice President also attends

Blue Room Closed Press

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

June 26, 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 deliver a statement on today's ruling on same-sex marriage from the Supreme Court. The President’s statement in the Rose Garden will be open press.

Afterward, the President and the First Lady will depart Washington, DC en route Charleston, South Carolina. The departure from the South Lawn is open press, and the arrival at Joint Base Charleston is open to pre-credentialed media.

While in Charleston, the President and the First Lady will attend services honoring the life of Reverend Clementa Pinckney at the College of Charleston TD Arena. The Vice President and Dr. Biden will also attend. President Obama will deliver a eulogy in honor of Reverend Pinckney. The service will be open to pre-credentialed media.

Afterward, the President and the First Lady will depart Charleston en route Washington, DC. The departure from Joint Base Charleston is open to pre-credentialed media, and the arrival on the South Lawn is open press.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

11:00 AM

The President delivers a statement

Rose Garden Open Press Final Gather 10:40AM—North Doors of the Palm Room

11:20 AM

The President and the First Lady depart the White House en route Joint Base Andrews

South Lawn Open Press Final Gather 11:00AM – North Doors of the Palm Room

11:35 AM

The President and the First Lady depart Joint Base Andrews en route Charleston, SC

Travel Pool Coverage Call Time 10:15AM – Virginia Gate, Andrews Air Force Base

12:55 PM

The President and the First Lady arrive Charleston

Joint Base Charleston Open to pre-credentialed media

1:45 PM

The President and the First Lady attend services honoring the life of Reverend Clementa Pinckney; the President delivers remarks and the Vice President and Dr. Biden also attend

South Carolina, College of Charleston TD Arena - Charleston Open to pre-credentialed media

5:25 PM

The President and the First Lady depart Charleston

Joint Base Charleston Open to pre-credentialed media

6:45 PM

The President and the First Lady arrive Joint Base Andrews

Travel Pool Coverage

7:00 PM

The President and the First Lady arrive the White House

South Lawn Open Press Final Gather 6:45PM – 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: The Hill
Radio: AP
Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: BuzzFeed
Radio: CBS

June 25, 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 the Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

11:30 AM

The President delivers a statement

Rose Garden Open Press Final Gather 11:00AM—North Doors of the Palm Room

1:30 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

6:30 PM

The Vice President delivers remarks at the Truman National Security Project’s 2015 conference

Marriott at Metro Center 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: CBS
Print: Hearst
Radio: ABC

June 24, 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 deliver remarks on the completion of the Hostage Policy Review. These remarks in the Roosevelt Room are pooled press. Afterward, the President will meet with the U.S. and Chinese co-chairs at the conclusion of the seventh meeting of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue. There will be a pool spray at the top of this meeting in the Cabinet Room. Later in the afternoon, the President will host a reception to observe LGBT Pride Month. The Vice President will also attend. There will be pooled press coverage of the President’s remarks in the East Room.
All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and the Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

12:20 PM

The President delivers remarks on the completion of the review of how the United States Government responds to overseas hostage cases

Roosevelt Room Pooled Press Pre-Set 11:45; Final Gather 12:00PM – Brady Press Briefing Room

1:00 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

2:55 PM

The President meets with the U.S. and Chinese co-chairs at the conclusion of the dialogues

Cabinet Room Pool Spray at the Top Final Gather 2:35PM – Brady Press Briefing Room

5:05 PM

The President hosts a reception to observe LGBT Pride Month; the Vice President also attends

East Room Pooled Press Pre-Set 3:00PM; Final Gather 4:40PM – 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: ABC
Print: The Guardian
Radio: WW1

June 23, 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 have lunch with the Vice President in the Private Dining Room. This lunch is closed press.
All times ET

10:00 AM

The President receives 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

12:30 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

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