Obama guidance, press schedule Oct. 1, 2, 2016. Chicago next week

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President Barack Obama. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Below, from the White House…

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 30, 2016

WEEKEND GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2016 AND SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2016

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

Saturday’s In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: ABC

Print: Hearst Newspapers

Radio: AURN

Sunday’s In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CBS

Print: The Hill

Radio: CBS

Saturday, October 1, 2016

EDT

10:00AM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

Sunday, October 2, 2016

EDT

10:00AM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

Schedule for the Week of October 3, 2016

On Monday, the President will participate in the first-ever South by South Lawn event at the White House, joining Leonardo DiCaprio and Dr. Katharine Heyhoe for a discussion on climate change. SXSL, inspired by South by Southwest®, is a festival of ideas, art, and action, and brings together creators, innovators, and organizers from across the country for a day of music, film, and conversation.

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

On Wednesday, the President will travel to the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida to deliver remarks about the progress made by the Affordable Care Act in ensuring that all Americans have access to quality, affordable health care. Located in Hillsborough County, which has a strong health care system, USF offers a diverse set of training programs for health professions and has led efforts to sign up people for health insurance.

Following his visit to Tampa, the President will travel to the Miami, Florida area for events for Hillary for America and the Democratic Governors Association. The President will then return to Washington. Further details about the President’s travel to Florida will be made available in the coming days.

On Thursday, the President will welcome the Pittsburgh Penguins to the White House to honor the team on their 2016 Stanley Cup victory. This visit will continue the tradition begun by President Obama of honoring sports teams for their efforts to give back to their communities.

On Friday, the President will travel to Chicago, Illinois to attend events for the DCCC and Hillary for America, and will remain overnight.

On Sunday, the President will attend a campaign event for Tammy Duckworth before returning to Washington. Further details about the President’s travel to Chicago will be made available in the coming days.

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