Below, from the White House…
THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 20, 2015
DAILYGUIDANCEAND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
TUESDAY, APRIL 21, 2015
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 President will tape an interview with Chris Matthews at the Fairfax Chamber of Commerce on the importance of passing trade promotion authority to pave the way for new, high-standards trade agreements that put American workers first and help American businesses expand. The travel pool will accompany.
In the afternoon, the President will welcome Kevin Harvick and his Stewart-Haas Racing team members to the White House to honor his 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. This visit will continue the tradition begun by President Obama of honoring athletes and sports teams for their efforts to give back to their communities. This event on the South Lawn is open press.
Later in the afternoon, the President will meet with Secretary of Defense Carter in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.
Afterward, the President will hold a reception to thank the overwhelming majority in Congress from both sides of the aisle and partners who supported H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 to improve the affordability and quality of health care for the youngest and oldest in the nation. There will be pooled press coverage of the President’s remarks in the Rose Garden.
In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CBS
Print: NY Daily News
9:30AM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time
10:00AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
11:40AM THE PRESIDENT tapes an interview with Chris Matthews
Fairfax Chamber of Commerce, Fairfax, Virginia
Travel Pool Will Accompany (Final Gather10:30AM—North Doors of the Palm Room)
2:40PM THE PRESIDENT welcomes Kevin Harvick and his Stewart-Haas Racing team members to the White House to honor his 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship
Open Press (Pre-Set1:30PM; Final Gather2:10PM—North Doors of the Palm Room)
4:25PM THE PRESIDENT meets with Secretary of Defense Carter
5:15PM THE PRESIDENT holds a reception for supporters of H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015
Pooled Press for Remarks(Final Gather4:55PM—North Doors of the Palm Room)
12:30PM Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest