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Obama guidance, press schedule May 16, 17, 2015

Below, from the White House….


Office of the Press Secretary


May 15, 2015


SATURDAY, MAY 16, 2015 AND SUNDAY, MAY 17, 2015

On Saturday and Sunday, the President has no public events scheduled.

Saturday’s In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CBS

Print: Daily Caller

Radio: FOX

Sunday’s In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: Dallas Morning News

Radio: NPR

Saturday, May 16, 2015


10:30AM In-Town Pool Call Time

Sunday, May 17, 2015


10:30AM In-Town Pool Call Time

Schedule for the Week of May 18, 2015

On Monday, the President will travel to Camden, New Jersey to visit with local law enforcement and meet with young people in the Camden community. The President will hear directly about the efforts of the Camden County Police Department to build trust between their Department and the community they serve. Camden was recently designated as a “Promise Zone,” which leverages federal grants to increase economic opportunity, reduce crime and improve public health, among other priorities identified by the community. The President will discuss how these kinds of partnerships and community investments are a crucial part of creating ladders of opportunity for all Americans.

On Tuesday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.

On Wednesday, the President will travel to New London, Connecticut to deliver the commencement address at the United States Coast Guard Academy. While in Connecticut, the President will also attend a DNC event. Further details about the President’s travel to Connecticut will be available in the coming days.

On Thursday, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with President Beji Caid Essebsi of Tunisia at the White House. The visit will underscore the United States’ longstanding friendship with Tunisia, our commitment to strengthening and expanding our strategic partnership with Tunisia’s new government, and our support for the Tunisian people following their historic 2014 democratic elections. President Obama looks forward to discussing with President Caid Essebsi a range of issues pertaining to the continued consolidation of Tunisia’s democracy, U.S.-Tunisian security cooperation, and Tunisia’s efforts to advance important economic reforms.

In the afternoon, the President will hold a Cabinet meeting.

On Friday, the President will travel to Congregation Adas Israel, one of the largest congregations in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, to deliver remarks in celebration of Jewish American Heritage Month, which recognizes the contributions of Jewish Americans to American society and culture. The President’s visit also coincides with Solidarity Shabbat, when government officials in Europe and North America take part in synagogue visits and other events to highlight their commitment to combating anti-Semitism.

In the afternoon, the President and the First Lady will host the Diplomatic Corps Reception for the foreign diplomatic corps at the White House.