Obama guidance, press schedule Nov. 22, 2016. Biden lunch, medals

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Office of the Press Secretary


November 21, 2016




In the morning, the President and the Vice President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

In the afternoon, the President will have lunch with the Vice President in the Private Dining Room. This lunch is closed press.

Later in the afternoon, the President will award twenty one recipients the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Vice President and the First Lady will also attend. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors. This event in the East Room is open press.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: Talking Points Memo

Radio: WW1


9:30AM  In-Town Pool Call Time  


10:00AM  THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press


12:40PM  THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT meet for lunch

Private Dining Room

Closed Press

2:55PM  THE PRESIDENT awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom; THE VICE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY also attend

East Room

Open Press (Pre-Set 11:30AM; Final Gather 2:15PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)


Briefing Schedule


12:00PM  Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest




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