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Obama guidance, press schedule March 1, 2016. McConnell, Reid, Grassley, Leahy

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Below, from the White House…

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 29, 2016

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 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.

Later in the morning, the President will meet with the bipartisan leaders of the Senate and the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Oval Office to discuss the Supreme Court vacancy left by the death of Justice Scalia; the Vice President will also attend. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, Senator Chuck Grassley and Senator Patrick Leahy will attend. There will be a pool spray at the top of this meeting in the Oval Office.

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

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CBS

Print: The Guardian

Radio: Talk Media News

EST

9:30AM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

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

Oval Office

Closed Press

11:30AM THE PRESIDENT meets with the bipartisan leaders of the Senate and the bipartisan leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee; THE VICE PRESIDENT also attends

Oval Office

Pool Spray at the Top (Gather Time 11:15AM – Brady Press Briefing Room)

12:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT meet for lunch

Private Dining Room

Closed Press

Briefing Schedule

12:45PM Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

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