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April 28, 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, DC en route Rome, Italy.

In the evening, the Vice President will arrive in Rome, Italy where he will remain overnight.

Later in the evening, the President and the First Lady will mark Passover with a Seder Dinner at the White House with friends and staff. This dinner in the Old Family Dining Room will be closed press. 

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

7:00 PM

The President and Vice President mark Passover with a Seder Dinner

Old Family Dining Room Closed Press

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

April 27, 2016

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.

Afterward, the President will welcome the United States Naval Academy Football Team to the White House to present them with the 2015 Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy. The President’s remarks in the East Room will be open press.

All times ET

10:00 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

3:00 PM

The President presents the Commander-in-Chief Trophy to the United States Naval Academy Football Team

East Room Open Press (Pre-Set 12:15PM, Final Gather 2:10PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

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

April 26, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will attend meetings at the White House.

Later in the morning, the Vice President will hold a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili of Georgia. There will be a pool spray at the top of this meeting in the Roosevelt Room.

In the afternoon, the Vice President will hold a meeting with President of the Inter-American Development Bank, Luis Alberto Moreno. This meeting in the White House is closed press. 

Later in the afternoon, the Vice President will administer the ceremonial swearing-in of Secretary of Education John King. This event in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building is closed press.

All times ET

11:00 AM

The Vice President will hold a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili of Georgia

Roosevelt Room Pool Spray at the Top

3:00 PM

The Vice President will hold a meeting with President of the Inter-American Development Bank, Luis Alberto Moreno

The White House Closed Press

4:45 PM

The Vice President will administer the ceremonial swearing-in of Secretary of Education John King

Eisenhowed Executive Office Building Closed Press

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 10:30
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: Washington Blade
Radio: VOA

April 25, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will open and tour the Hannover Messe Trade Fair with Chancellor Angela Merkel.  The opening remarks and tour at the Hannover Messe Fairgrounds are pooled press. 

Later in the morning, the Vice President and Dr. Biden will depart Wilmington, Delaware en route Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

In the afternoon, the President will deliver remarks. The remarks will be open press.

Later in the afternoon, the President will meet with President Francois Hollande of France, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi of Italy, and Prime Minister David Cameron of the United Kingdom in a meeting hosted by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.  There will be a travel pool spray at the top of this meeting.

Afterwards, the Vice President and Dr. Biden will deliver remarks at the Community College of Philadelphia. These remarks at the Winnet Student Life Building are open press.

In the evening, the President will depart Hannover, Germany and return to Washington, DC.  The departure from Hannover Airport will be open to pre-credentialed media, and the in-town travel pool will accompany the President to the White House.

Afterwards, the Vice President and Dr. Biden will depart Philadelphia, Pennsylvania en route Washington, DC.

All times ET

4:00 AM

The President and Chancellor Merkel open and tour the Hannover Messe Trade Fair

Hannover Messe Fairgrounds, Hannover, Germany Pooled Press

6:25 AM

The President delivers remarks

Hannover Messe Fairgrounds, Hannover, Germany Open Press

9:30 AM

The President meets with President Hollande of France, Prime Minister Renzi of Italy, Prime Minister Cameron of the United Kingdom, and Chancellor Merkel of Germany

Schloss Herrenhausen, Hannover, Germany Travel Pool Spray at the Top

11:40 AM

The President departs Hannover, Germany

Hannover Airport, Hannover, Germany Open to pre-credentialed media

1:45 PM

The Vice President and Dr. Biden will deliver remarks at the Community College of Philadelphia

Winnet Student Life Building, Community College of Philadelphia Open Press

7:10 PM

The President arrives Joint Base Andrews

Joint Base Andrews In-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Final Gather 5:10PM – Stakeout Location)

April 24, 2016

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

April 23, 2016

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

April 22, 2016

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

April 21, 2016

The Schedule

No public schedule available at this time.

All times ET

4:05 AM

The President takes a family photo with Gulf Cooperation Council leaders

Diriyah Palace, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Pooled Press

4:10 AM

The President attends Session One of the U.S.-Gulf Cooperation Council Summit

Diriyah Palace, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Travel Pool Spray at the Top

6:00 AM

The President attends Session Two of the U.S.-Gulf Cooperation Council Summit

Diriyah Palace, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Closed Press

7:10 AM

The President attends Session Three of the U.S.-Gulf Cooperation Council Summit

Diriyah Palace, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Closed Press

8:15 AM

The President delivers a statement to the press

Diriyah Palace, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Pooled Press

10:00 AM

The President departs Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

King Khalid International Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

5:00 PM

The President arrives London, United Kingdom

London Stansted Airport Open to pre-credentialed media

April 20, 2016

The Schedule

In the morning, the President will arrive in Ramstein, Germany, where Air Force One will refuel. 

Later in the morning, the Vice President and Dr. Biden will depart Washington, DC en route New Orleans, Louisiana.

Afterward, as part of the White House's annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, the First Lady will meet with, and take questions from, children of Executive Office employees, and young people from Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, SchoolTalk, and the D.C. Child and Family Services Agency.

In the afternoon, the President will arrive in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The arrival at King Khalid International Airport will be open to pre-credentialed media.

Later in the afternoon, the President will have a meeting with King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia. There will be a pool spray at the top of this meeting.

Afterward, the Vice President and Dr. Biden will deliver remarks at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2016. Later, the Vice President will attend a DNC event. 

In the evening, the President will meet with Embassy personnel and families. This meeting is closed press. 

Later in the evening, the Vice President and Dr. Biden will depart New Orleans, Louisiana en route Washington, DC.

The President will remain overnight in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

 

All times ET

1:00 AM

The President departs Ramstein Air Base en route Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ramstein Air Base, Germany Travel Pool Coverage

6:35 AM

The President arrives in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

King Khalid International Airport, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Open to pre-credentialed media

7:20 AM

The President has a meeting with King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia

Erga Palace Travel Pool Spray at the Top

11:00 AM

The First Lady will meet with, and take questions from, children of Executive Office employees, and young people from Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, SchoolTalk, and the D.C. Child and Family Services Agency

The White House Open Press

12:25 PM

The President participates in an Embassy meet and greet

Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Closed Press

1:15 PM

The Vice President and Dr. Biden will deliver remarks at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2016

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Open Press

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

April 19, 2016

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 Vice President will deliver remarks at the White House Forum on Increasing Access to Justice. These remarks in South Court Auditorium will be streamed live at www.whitehouse.gov/live.

Later in the afternoon, the President will depart Washington, DC en route Ramstein, Germany on his way to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The departure from the South Lawn is open press.

All times ET

10:00 AM

The President and Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office Closed Press

1:15 PM

The Vice President will deliver remarks at the White House Forum on Increasing Access to Justice

South Court Auditorium These remarks in South Court Auditorium will be streamed live at www.whitehouse.gov/live.

3:05 PM

The President departs the White House en route Joint Base Andrews

South Lawn Open Press (Final Gather 2:45PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

3:20 PM

The President departs Joint Base Andrews en route Ramstein, Germany

Joint Base Andrews Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Out-of-Town Pool Call Time 1:45PM – Virginia Gate, Andrews Air Force Base)

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 9:30
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: Roll Call
Radio: AURN
Out-of-Town  Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: New York Times