WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Tuesday meets with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen and then heads to Denver.

Below, from the White House…

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 7, 2014

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

TUESDAY, JULY 8, 2014

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.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: NBC

Print: Tampa Bay Times

Radio: ABC

Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: NBC

Print: New York Times

Radio: NPR

EDT

9:30AM          In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

11:00AM        THE PRESIDENT meets with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen; THE VICE PRESIDENT also attends

Oval Office

Photojournalist Spray at the Top (Final Gather 10:45AM – Brady Press Briefing Room)

2:00PM           THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY host the Diplomatic Corps Reception

East Room

Closed Press

4:20PM           THE PRESIDENT departs the White House

South Lawn

Open Press (Final Gather 4:00PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

4:35PM           THE PRESIDENT departs Joint Base Andrews

Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Gather Time 3:15PM – Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews)

MDT

5:55PM           THE PRESIDENT arrives Denver, Colorado

Denver International Airport

Open Press

Briefing Schedule

12:45PM         Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest