Obama guidance & press schedule Nov. 8, 9, 2014. To China

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WASHINGTON – After nominating Brooklyn prosecutor Loretta Lynch to be the next Attorney General on Saturday, President Barack Obama takes off for Bejing to attend the APEC CEO Summit. The president is on the road for the week.

Trip details beow, from the White House….

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 7, 2014

WEEKEND GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2014 AND SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2014

On Saturday, the President will make a personnel announcement in the Roosevelt Room.  The President’s statement will be pooled press.

In the afternoon, the President will depart Washington, DC en route Anchorage, Alaska on his way to Beijing, China. The departure from the South Lawn is open press, and the arrival at Elmendorf Air Force Base where Air Force One will refuel, will be covered by the travel pool. Following refuel, Air Force One will depart Elmendorf Air Force Base en route Beijing, China. There will be travel pool coverage of the President’s departure from Anchorage, Alaska, and the arrival at Capital International Airport is open press.

The President will remain overnight on Air Force One and arrive in Beijing early Monday morning.

Saturday’s In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: Boston Globe

Radio: AURN

Sunday’s In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: FOX

Print: BuzzFeed

Radio: CBS

Sunday’s Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: FOX

Print: New York Times

Saturday, November 8, 2014

EST

10:00AM  In-Town Pool Call Time

11:10AM  THE PRESIDENT makes a personnel announcement

Roosevelt Room

Pooled Press (Final Gather 10:30AM—Brady Press Briefing Room)  

Sunday, November 9, 2014

EST

12:00AM  In-Town Pool Call Time

12:45AM  THE PRESIDENT departs the White House en route Joint Base Andrews

South Lawn

Open Press (Final Gather 12:25AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

1:05AM  THE PRESIDENT departs Joint Base Andrews

Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Call Time Saturday, November 8, 11:30PM – Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews)

AKST

4:10AM  THE PRESIDENT arrives Elmendorf Air Force Base

Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage, Alaska

Travel Pool Coverage

6:10AM  THE PRESIDENT departs Elmendorf Air Force Base en route Beijing Capital International Airport

Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage, Alaska

Travel Pool Coverage

Schedule for the Week of November 10, 2014

On Monday, the President will arrive in Beijing. On his first day in Beijing, the President will participate in the APEC CEO Summit, where he will deliver remarks.  He will have bilateral meetings with President Widodo of Indonesia and Prime Minister Abbott of Australia, and he will also participate in a TPP leaders meeting.  In the evening, the President will attend an APEC welcome banquet.  The President will remain overnight in Beijing.

On Tuesday, the President will attend official APEC summit events including a welcoming ceremony, an official APEC family photo and a tree planting ceremony. The President will also participate in two APEC plenary sessions and a working lunch with leaders. In the evening, the President will begin his bilateral program with President Xi of China. The President will remain overnight in Beijing.

On Wednesday, the President will participate in a State Arrival Welcome Ceremony.  Afterward, the President will participate in a bilateral meeting with President Xi and then deliver remarks to press.  In the afternoon, the President will attend a State Banquet with President Xi. Afterward, the President will depart Beijing en route Naypyitaw, Burma. After arrival, the President will attend an East Asia Summit Gala Dinner. The President will remain overnight in Naypyitaw.

On Thursday, the President will attend an EAS plenary session followed by an U.S.-ASEAN session and hold a bilateral meeting with President Truong Tan Sang of Vietman. In the evening the President will have a bilateral meeting with Burmese President Thein Sein. The President will remain overnight in Naypyitaw.

On Friday, the President will depart Naypyitaw en route Rangoon, Burma. While in Rangoon, the President will meet with Aung San Suu Kyi at her residence.  He will also participate in a Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative Town Hall.  In the evening, the President will depart Rangoon en route Brisbane, Australia.  The President will remain overnight on Air Force One.

On Saturday, the President will arrive in Brisbane, Australia.  While in Brisbane, the President will participate in official G20 events including a leaders retreat, a plenary session, a working dinner and a cultural presentation.  The President will also deliver remarks at the University of Queensland. The President will remain overnight in Brisbane.

On Sunday, the President will participate in two G20 plenary sessions and a working lunch. Afterward, the President will participate in a press conference before departing Brisbane en route Washington, DC.  The President will remain overnight at the White House.

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