Obama guidance, schedule, Oct. 8, 2014. Ebola, ISIL

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President Barack Obama on Wednesday goes to the Pentagon meet with top military brass, confers with nation security advisors on the Islamic State, or ISIL  militant threat and at the White House, talks to state and local officials on the U.S. response to the West Africa  Ebola epidemic.

Below, from the White House….


Office of the Press Secretary


October 7, 2014



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 participate in a conference call with state and local officials to discuss the Administration’s domestic preparedness response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. This call is closed press.

Later in the afternoon, the President will travel to the Pentagon to meet with Military Senior Leadership. There will be a travel pool spray at the bottom of this meeting. Afterward, the President will hold a meeting with his national security team to receive an update on the campaign to combat ISIL. This meeting is closed press.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CBS

Print: Financial Times

Radio: FOX


9:30AM  In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

10:00AM  THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

2:20PM  THE PRESIDENT participates in a conference call

Oval Office

Closed Press

3:00PM  THE PRESIDENT meets with Military Senior Leadership

The Pentagon

Travel Pool Spray at the Bottom (In-Town Travel Pool Gather 2:15PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

4:10PM  THE PRESIDENT meets with members of his National Security Council

The Pentagon

Closed Press

Briefing Schedule

12:30PM  Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

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