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August 4, 2014

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 meet with Secretary of the Treasury Lew. This meeting is closed press.
All times ET

11:00 AM

The President and Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

11:45 AM

The President meets with Secretary of the Treasury Lew

Oval Office Closed Press

12:00 PM

The Vice President delivers remarks at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Civil Society Forum

National Academy of Sciences Open to pre-credentialed media

12:45 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

Brady Press Briefing Room

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 10:00 AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CBS
Print: Newsday
Radio: NBC

August 1, 2014

The Schedule

In the afternoon, the President will sign S. 517, Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act, into law. There will be a stills only pool spray of this signing in the Oval Office.

All times ET

2:35 PM

The President delivers a statement

Brady Press Briefing Room Open Press

3:45 PM

The President holds a bill signing

Oval Office Pool Spray Stills Only Pool Spray (Final Gather 3:25PM – Brady Press Briefing Room)

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 10:00 AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: McClatchy
Radio: AURN

July 31, 2014

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.
 
Afterward, the President and the Vice President will meet with Members of Congress on foreign policy. There will be a photojournalist spray of this meeting in the Cabinet Room.
 
In the afternoon, the President and the Vice President will meet for lunch in the Private Dining Room. This lunch is closed press.
 
Afterward, the President will sign an Executive Order titled “Fair Pay and Safe Workplace” that will ensure that all hardworking Americans get the fair pay and safe workplaces they deserve. Specifically, the new order will require prospective federal contractors to disclose labor law violations and give federal agencies more guidance on how to consider labor violations when awarding federal contracts. This event in South Court Auditorium is open press.
 
Later in the afternoon, the President will deliver remarks at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. There will be expanded pool coverage of the President’s remarks.
 
In the evening, the President and First Lady will host “A Celebration of Special Olympics and A Unified Generation” at the White House to mark the anniversary of the Special Olympics. The President will deliver remarks in the East Room, and the President and the First Lady will attend a concert commemorating the Special Olympics in the State Dining Room. There will be pooled press coverage of this event.
All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

10:55 AM

The President and Vice President meet with Members of Congress on foreign policy

Cabinet Room Pool Spray Photojournalist Spray (Final Gather 10:35AM – Brady Press Briefing Room)

12:00 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

Brady Press Briefing Room

12:30 PM

The President and Vice President meet for lunch

Private Dining Room Closed Press

1:20 PM

The President delivers remarks and signs an Executive Order

South Court Auditorium Open Press Final Gather 12:40PM – Stakeout Location

3:40 PM

The President delivers remarks

The Department of Housing and Urban Development Pooled Press Expanded Pool (In-Town Travel Pool Final Gather 2:50PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

7:25 PM

The President and First Lady host “A Celebration of Special Olympics and A Unified Generation”; The President delivers remarks

East Room Pooled Press Pre-set 5:30PM; Final Gather 7:00PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

8:25 PM

The President and First Lady attend a concert commemorating the Special Olympics

State Dining Room Pooled Press Pool Coverage at the Top (Final Gather 8:05PM – 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: Huffington Post
Radio: AP

July 30, 2014

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will deliver remarks on the economy at the Uptown Theater. This event is open to pre-credentialed media. 
 
In the afternoon, the President will depart Kansas City, Missouri en route Washington, DC. The departure from Kansas City International Airport is open to pre-credentialed media, and the arrival on the South Lawn is open press.
All times ET

12:05 PM

The President delivers remarks on the economy

Uptown Theatre Open to pre-credentialed media

2:15 PM

The President departs Kansas City, Missouri en route Washington, DC

Kansas City International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

4:25 PM

The President arrives Joint Base Andrews

Joint Base Andrews Travel Pool Coverage

4:40 PM

The President arrives the White House

South Lawn Open Press

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 3:30 PM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CBS
Print: Houston Chronicle
Radio: ABC
Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CBS
Print: NY Times

July 29, 2014

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 meet with rank and file House Democrats on economic issues.  This meeting in the Roosevelt Room is closed press. 
 
In the afternoon, the President will travel to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland to visit with wounded service members. This visit is closed press.
 
Following the President’s visit with wounded service members, the President will travel to Kansas City, Missouri. There will be travel pool coverage of the President’s departure from Joint Base Andrews and the President’s arrival at the Kansas City International Airport is open to pre-credentialed media. 
 
The President will remain overnight in Kansas City.
All times ET

10:00 AM

The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

11:15 AM

The President meets with rank and file House Democrats on economic issues

The Roosevelt Room Closed Press

12:00 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

Brady Press Briefing Room

3:00 PM

The President departs the White House en route Bethesda, Maryland

South Lawn Open Press Final Gather 2:40PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

3:10 PM

The President arrives Bethesda, Maryland

Travel Pool Coverage In-Town Travel Pool Gather 1:00PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

3:25 PM

The President visits the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center - Bethesda Closed Press

5:15 PM

The President departs Bethesda, Maryland en route Joint Base Andrews

Travel Pool Coverage In-Town Travel Pool Coverage

5:30 PM

The President departs Joint Base Andrews

Joint Base Andrews Travel Pool Coverage Call Time 4:00PM – Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews

8:00 PM

The President arrives Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City International Airport 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: ABC
Print: Dallas Morning News
Radio: VOA
Out-of-Town  Pool Call Time: 4:00 PM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: NY TImes
Radio: NPR

July 28, 2014

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will participate in a town hall at the Summit of the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. The three-day Summit will cap off the Washington Fellowship, the flagship program of the President’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), and give 500 of sub-Saharan Africa’s most prominent young leaders the opportunity to engage with U.S. government officials, entrepreneurs and civil society representatives as well as leaders in international development. This event at the Omni Shoreham Hotel is open to pre-credentialed media.
 
In the afternoon, the President will award the 2013 National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal at the White House. The First Lady will also attend. This ceremony in the East Room will be open press. The recipients of the 2013 National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal can be found here. 
All times ET

11:10 AM

The President participates in a town hall at the Summit of the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

Omni Shoreham Hotel Open to pre-credentialed media In-Town Travel Pool Gather 10:10AM – North Doors of the Palm Room

1:00 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

Brady Press Briefing Room

3:05 PM

The President awards the 2013 National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal; the First Lady also attends

East Room Open Press Pre-set 12:15PM – Final Gather 2:45PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

4:15 PM

The Vice President meets with Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin of Ukraine

The White House Closed Press

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 9:00 AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: NBC
Print: Hearst Newspapers
Radio: Talk Radio

July 25, 2014

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 meet with President Otto Perez Molina of Guatemala, President Juan Orlando Hernandez of Honduras, and President Salvador Sanchez Ceren of El Salvador. The Vice President will also attend. The four leaders and Vice President Biden will discuss how to reinforce our ongoing collaboration to stem the flow of undocumented migrants from Central America to Mexico and the United States.  This will include discussion of how the United States and Central American governments are cooperating to promote safe, legal, and orderly migration between our countries in a spirit of shared responsibility, including with respect to the return of family units, which began last week for all three countries.  There will be a pool spray of this meeting in the Cabinet Room at the bottom.
All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and Vice President receive the Presidential Daily

Oval Office Closed Press

1:00 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

Brady Press Briefing Room

2:00 PM

The President meets with President Molina of Guatemala, President Hernandez of Honduras, and President Ceren of El Salvador; the Vice President also attends

Cabinet Room Pool Spray at the Bottom Final Gather 2:45PM – 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: Dallas Morning News
Radio: NPR

July 24, 2014

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will attend a DNC event at a private residence in Los Angeles. This event is closed press. 
 
In the afternoon, the President will deliver remarks on the economy at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College. This event is open to pre-credentialed media. 
 
Later in the afternoon, the President will depart Los Angeles en route Washington, DC. The departure from Los Angeles International Airport is open to pre-credentialed media, and the arrival on the South Lawn is open press.
All times ET

9:15 AM

The Vice President delivers remarks at the National Urban League’s Annual Conference

Duke Energy Convention Center - Cincinnati Open Press

12:50 PM

The President attends a DNC event

Private Residence - Los Angeles Closed Press

4:25 PM

The President delivers remarks

Los Angeles Trade-Technical College Open to pre-credentialed media

6:05 PM

The President departs Los Angeles en route Washington, DC

Los Angeles International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

10:35 PM

The President arrives Joint Base Andrews

Joint Base Andrews Travel Pool Coverage

10:50 PM

The President arrives the White House

South Lawn Open Press Final Gather 10:30PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 10:30 PM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: Daily Caller
Radio: NBC
Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: McClatchy

July 23, 2014

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will attend a House Majority PAC event at the Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco. This event is closed press.
 
In the afternoon, the President will attend a DCCC event at a private residence. There will be print pool coverage for remarks only.
 
Afterward, the President will depart San Francisco en route Los Angeles, California. The President’s departure from San Francisco International Airport and arrival at Los Angeles International Airport are open to pre-credentialed media.
 
Later in the afternoon, the President will attend a DNC event at a private residence. There will be print pool coverage for remarks only.
 
The President will remain overnight in Los Angeles.
All times ET

12:10 AM

The President arrives San Francisco

San Francisco International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

12:20 PM

The President attends a House Majority PAC event

Four Seasons - San Francisco Closed Press

2:00 PM

The Vice President delivers remarks to the NAACP National Convention

Mandalay Bay Convention Center - Las Vegas Open Press

3:00 PM

The President delivers remarks and answers questions at a DCCC event

Private Residence - Los Altos Hills Print Pool For remarks only

4:20 PM

The President departs San Francisco

San Francisco International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

4:30 PM

The Vice President delivers remarks at a rally for Congressional candidate Erin Bilbray

Henderson Convention Center - Las Vegas Open Press

5:30 PM

The President arrives Los Angeles

San Francisco International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

7:55 PM

The President attends a DNC event

Private Residence - Los Angeles Print Pool For remarks only

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

July 22, 2014

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will meet representatives of Apollo 11 to recognize the 45th anniversary of the first mission to land on the Moon. There will be a stills only pool spray at the top of this meeting in the Oval Office.
 
In the afternoon, the President will deliver remarks about new efforts to help expand opportunity for more workers by ensuring they have access to the training and skills they need for the good jobs of today. The President will sign H.R. 803, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, which will help improve employer engagement and accountability across federally funded job training programs. The Vice President will also deliver remarks. This event in South Court Auditorium is open press.
 
Later in the afternoon, the President will travel to Seattle, Washington. The departure from the South Lawn is open press, and the arrival at Boeing Field / King County International Airport is open to pre-credentialed media.
 
While in Seattle, the President will attend DNC and Senate Majority PAC events at private residences. There will be travel pool coverage of the President’s remarks at the DNC event, and the Senate Majority PAC roundtable is closed press.
 
In the evening, the President will depart Seattle en route San Francisco, California. The departure from Boeing Field / King County International Airport and arrival at San Francisco International Airport are open to pre-credentialed media.
 
The President will remain overnight in San Francisco.
All times ET

10:35 AM

The President meets with Apollo 11 representatives

Oval Office Pool Spray Stills Only Pool Spray (Final Gather 10:15AM – Brady Press Briefing Room)

11:00 AM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

Brady Press Briefing Room

12:10 PM

The President signs H.R. 803, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act; the Vice President also delivers remarks

South Court Auditorium Open Press Gather Time 11:45AM – Stakeout Location

1:00 PM

The President departs the White House

South Lawn Open Press Final Gather 12:40PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

1:15 PM

The President departs Joint Base Andrews

Joint Base Andrews Travel Pool Coverage Call Time 11:45AM – Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews

6:15 PM

The President arrives Seattle, Washington

Boeing Field International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

8:05 PM

The President attends a DNC event

Private Residence - Seattle Print Pool Print Pool for Remarks Only

9:00 PM

The President attends a Senate Majority PAC roundtable

Private Residence - Bellevue Closed Press

10:25 PM

The President departs Seattle

Boeing Field International Airport 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: FOX
Print: CS Monitor
Radio: CBS
Out-of-Town  Pool Call Time: 11:45 AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: McClatchy