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July 16, 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 his State, Local, and Tribal Leaders Climate Task Force on Preparedness and Resilience. The President will provide remarks and engage in a discussion with Task Force members about a series of new actions the Administration is taking to support state, local, and tribal leaders in preparing their communities, including electricity systems and infrastructure, for the impacts of climate change. There will be a pool spray at the top of this meeting in the State Dining Room.
 
Later in the afternoon, the President and Vice President will meet with members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. This meeting is an opportunity to hear from members of the Caucus about ideas for actions to improve our immigration system. The President will also emphasize the urgency for Congress to approve supplemental funding to address the situation at the Southwest border. This meeting is closed press.
 
In the evening, the President and Vice President will meet with House Democrats on the State Floor. This meeting is closed press.
All times ET

10:30 AM

The President and Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

12:45 PM

The Vice President delivers remarks at Generation Progress’s 2014 Make Progress National Summit

JW Marriot - Washington Open Press

1:00 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

Brady Press Briefing Room

1:30 PM

The President and Vice President meet with Secretary of State Kerry

Oval Office Closed Press

2:15 PM

The President meets with his State, Local, and Tribal Leaders Climate Task Force on Preparedness and Resilience

State Dining Room Pool Spray at the Top Final Gather 1:50PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

3:50 PM

The President and Vice President meet with members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus

Eisenhower Executive Office Building Closed Press

5:10 PM

The President and Vice President meet with House Democrats

The State Floor Closed Press

5:15 PM

The President delivers a statement on Ukraine and foreign policy

Brady Press Briefing Room Open Press

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

July 15, 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 travel to McLean, Virginia to tour and deliver remarks on the economy at the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center. There will be in-town travel pool coverage of the tour, and the remarks are open to pre-credentialed media; the deadline to RSVP has closed.
 
In the afternoon, the President and Vice President will meet with Secretary of Defense Hagel in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.
All times ET

10:00 AM

The President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

11:10 AM

The President tours the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center

Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center - McLean Travel Pool Coverage In-Town Travel Pool Gather 10:30AM – Palm Room Doors

11:35 AM

The President delivers remarks at the Turner-Fairbank Highway

Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center - McLean Open to pre-credentialed media

12:30 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

Brady Press Briefing Room

3:40 PM

The President and Vice President meet with Secretary of Defense Hagel

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: Washington POst
Radio: SRN

July 14, 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.

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 participate in an Ambassador Credentialing Ceremony in the Oval Office. At this event, the President will receive the credentials from foreign Ambassadors recently posted in Washington. The presentation of credentials is a traditional ceremony that marks the formal beginning of an Ambassador’s service in Washington. This event is closed press. The following Ambassadors will attend:

His Excellency Jose Luis Fialho Rocha, Ambassador of the Republic of Cabo Verde
His Excellency Prasad Kariyawasam, Ambassador of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
His Excellency Tigran Sargsyan, Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia
His Excellency Mamady Conde, Ambassador of the Republic of Guinea
His Excellency Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Somalia

Later in the afternoon, the President will meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

In the evening, the President will host an Iftar dinner celebrating Ramadan in the State Dining Room. There will be pooled press coverage of the President’s remarks.

All times ET

10:30 AM

The President and Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

12:30 PM

The President and Vice President meet for lunch

Private Dining Room Closed Press

1:00 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

Brady Press Briefing Room

2:00 PM

The President participates in an Ambassador Credentialing Ceremony

Oval Office Closed Press

3:15 PM

The President meets with senior advisors

Oval Office Closed Press

8:55 PM

The President hosts an Iftar dinner

State Dining Room Pooled Press Final Gather 8:25PM – 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: Washington Examiner
Radio: NPR

July 11, 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 company executives and their small business suppliers to discuss ways to strengthen our economy. There will be a photojournalist spray at the top of the meeting in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.
All times ET

10:00 AM

The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

10:50 AM

The President meets with company executives and their small business suppliers

Eisenhower Executive Office Building Pool Spray Photojournalist Spray (Final Gather 10:35AM – Stakeout Location)

12:45 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

Brady Press Briefing Room

12:45 PM

The Vice President attends an event for the Democratic Governors Association

Nashville Closed Press

2:30 PM

The Vice President delivers remarks at the National Governors Association Summer Meeting

Omni Hotel - Nashville Open Press

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

July 10, 2014

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will attend a DNC roundtable at a private residence. The roundtable is closed press.
 
In the afternoon, the President will deliver remarks on the economy at The Paramount Theatre. This event is pooled for television cameras and open to still photographers and correspondents. 
 
In the afternoon, the President will depart Austin en route Washington, DC. The departure from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is open to pre-credentialed media and the arrival on the South Lawn is open press.
All times ET

10:50 AM

The President attends a DNC roundtable

Private Residence - Austin Closed Press

1:15 PM

The President delivers remarks

The Paramount Theatre - Austin Pooled Press Pooled for television cameras and open to still photographers and correspondents

3:25 PM

The President departs Austin

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

6:15 PM

The President arrives Joint Base Andrews

Joint Base Andrews Travel Pool Coverage

6:30 PM

The President arrives at the White House

South Lawn Open Press Final Gather 6:10PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

7:00 PM

The Vice President and Dr. Biden deliver remarks to the Roosevelt Institute Distinguished Public Service Awards Ceremony

Mandarin Oriental Hotel - Washington Open Press

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 5:00 PM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CBS
Print: Tribune
Radio: AURN
Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CBS
Print: Wall Street Journal
Radio: NPR

July 9, 2014

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will deliver remarks on the economy at Cheesman Park. This event is open to pre-credentialed media.
 
In the afternoon, the President will attend a DSCC event at Westin Denver Downtown.  There will be print pool coverage for remarks only.
 
In the afternoon, the President will depart Denver en route Dallas, Texas. The President’s departure from Denver International Airport and arrival at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport are open to pre-credentialed media.
 
Later in the afternoon, the President will meet with local elected officials and faith leaders to discuss the urgent humanitarian situation at the Southwest border. There will be a stills only pool spray of this meeting at DalFort Fueling.
 
In the evening, 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 Dallas en route Austin, Texas.  The President’s departure from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and arrival at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport are open to pre-credentialed media.
 
At night, 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 Austin.
All times ET

12:20 PM

The President delivers remarks

Cheesman Park - Denver Open to pre-credentialed media

2:00 PM

The Vice President delivers remarks at a briefing and discussion on transportation infrastructure hosted by the White House Business Council

Eisenhower Executive Office Building Pooled Press

2:20 PM

The President delivers remarks and answers questions at a DSCC event

Westin Denver Downtown - Denver Print Pool Remarks only

3:30 PM

The President departs Denver en route Dallas, Texas

Denver International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

5:15 PM

The President arrives Dallas, Texas

Dallas/Forth Worth International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

5:55 PM

The President meets with local elected officials and faith leaders

DalFort Fueling - Dallas Pool Spray Stills only

6:45 PM

The President delivers a statement

DalFort Fueling - Dallas Travel Pool Coverage

8:00 PM

The Vice President delivers remarks at the Grand Banquet of the 42nd Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

Philadelphia Open Press

8:15 PM

The President delivers remarks and answers questions at a DCCC event

Private Residence - Dallas Print Pool Remarks only

9:40 PM

The President departs Dallas en route Austin, Texas

Dallas/Forth Worth International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

10:30 PM

The President arrives Austin

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

11:45 PM

The President delivers remarks and answers questions at a DNC event

Private Residence - Austin Print Pool Remarks only

Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: Wall Street Journal
Radio: NPR

July 8, 2014

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will meet with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen at the White House.  Ahead of the NATO summit in Wales this September, the President looks forward to discussing with the Secretary General the crisis in Ukraine and related reassurance measures for our NATO allies; improving allied defense investment; further work on bolstering NATO’s network of partners; and NATO’s post-2014 non-combat mission in Afghanistan.  The Secretary General’s visit underscores the vital importance the United States places on NATO as the cornerstone of our alliance with Europe.  The Vice President will also attend.  There will be a photojournalist spray at the top of this meeting in the Oval Office.
 
In the afternoon, the President and First Lady will host the Diplomatic Corps Reception in the East Room.  This event is closed press.
 
Later in the afternoon, the President will travel to Denver, Colorado.  The departure from the South Lawn and arrival at Denver International Airport are open press.
 
The President will remain overnight in Denver.
All times ET

11:00 AM

The President meets with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen; the Vice President also attends

Oval Office Pool Spray at the Top Final Gather 10:45AM – Brady Press Briefing Room

12:45 PM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

Brady Press Briefing Room

2:00 PM

The President and the First Lady host the Diplomatic Corps Reception

East Room Closed Press

4:20 PM

The President departs the White House

South Lawn Open Press Final Gather 4:00PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

4:35 PM

The President departs Joint Base Andrews

Joint Base Andrews Travel Pool Coverage Gather Time 3:15PM – Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews

7:55 PM

The President arrives Denver, Colorado

Denver International Airport Open Press

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 9:30 AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: NBC
Print: Tampa Bay Times
Radio: ABC
Out-of-Town  Pool Call Time: 3:15 PM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: NBC
Print: New York Times
Radio: NPR

July 7, 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.
 
In the afternoon, the President will host a group of teachers at the White House for lunch to discuss the Administration’s efforts to ensure that every student is taught by an effective educator. The President will be joined by the Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. There will be a pool spray at the top of the lunch.
All times ET

11:00 AM

The President and the Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

11:30 AM

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

Brady Press Briefing Room

12:10 PM

The President hosts a group of teachers for lunch; Secretary of Education Duncan also attends

South Lawn Pool Spray at the Top Final Gather 11:50AM – Brady Press Briefing Room

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

July 4, 2014

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will deliver remarks at a naturalization ceremony for active duty service members and civilians at the White House. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Acting Deputy Director Rendell Jones will present the countries of the candidates for naturalization and Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas will deliver the oath of allegiance. This event is open press and will be streamed live on www.WhiteHouse.gov/live .

In the evening, the President and the First Lady will 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 will also attend this event for the concert and fireworks viewing. The President will deliver remarks. His remarks will be pooled press. The event will be streamed live on www.WhiteHouse.gov/live.

All times ET

10:30 AM

The Vice President delivers remarks at the Celebration of Freedom Ceremony

Independence Hall - Philadelphia Open to pre-credentialed media

11:00 AM

The President delivers remarks at a naturalization ceremony for active duty service members and civilians

East Room Open Press Pre-set 8:50AM – Final Gather 10:45AM – North Doors of the Palm Room

6:00 PM

The President and the First Lady attend a Fourth of July celebration; the President delivers remarks

South Lawn Pooled Press Pre-set 3:30PM – Final Gather 5:30PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 8:30 AM
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: Regional Reporters
Radio: SRN

July 3, 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.
 
In the afternoon, the President and the Vice President will meet for lunch in the Private Dining Room. This lunch 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

Brady Press Briefing Room

12:30 PM

The President and the Vice President meet for lunch

Private Dining Room Closed Press

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