WASHINGTON–President Barack Obama gets an update on the U.S. Ebola response on Tuesday and then greets new ambassadors to the U.S. who are presenting their credentials.
Below, from the White House…..
THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 17, 2014
DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2014
In the morning, the President and 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 his national security and public health teams to receive an update on the Ebola response; the Vice President will also attend. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of this meeting in the Roosevelt Room.
In the afternoon, 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 Martin Dahinden, Ambassador of the Swiss Confederation
His Excellency Joseph Henry Smith, Ambassador of the Republic of Ghana
His Excellency Ammon Mutembwa, Ambassador of the Republic of Zimbabwe
His Excellency David O’Sullivan, Ambassador of the European Union
His Excellency Vasko Naumovski, Ambassador of the Republic of Macedonia
His Excellency Tiena Coulibaly, Ambassador of the Republic of Mali
His Excellency Robinson Githae, Ambassador of the Republic of Kenya
His Excellency Mohamed Soilih, Ambassador of the Union of the Comoros
His Excellency Agostinho Neto, Ambassador of the Republic of Angola
His Excellency Babacar Diagne, Ambassador of the Republic of Senegal
In-Town Travel Pool
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9:30AM In-Town Pool Call Time
10:00AM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT receive the Presidential Daily Briefing
10:50PM THE PRESIDENT meets with his national security and public health teams to receive an update on the Ebola response; THE VICE PRESIDENT also attends
Pool Spray at the Bottom (Final Gather 11:20AM – Brady Press Briefing Room)
2:15PM THE PRESIDENT participates in an Ambassador Credentialing Ceremony
12:45PM Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest