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Obama guidance, press schedule March 16, 2016. SCOTUS nominee

President Barack Obama speaks the United Community Center Thursday, n Milwaukee, Wis. The resident traveled to Milwaukee to celebrate the city’s victory in the Healthy Communities Challenge, a competition between 20 cities to increase the number of Americans with health insurance during the latest Health Insurance Marketplace open enrollment period. (AP Photo/Tom Lynn)

UPDATED:

In the morning, the President will deliver a statement announcing his nominee to the United States Supreme Court. This statement in the Rose Garden will be open press.

11:00AM THE PRESIDENT delivers a statement announcing his nominee to the United States Supreme Court

Rose Garden

Open Press (Pre-set 9:30AM; Final Gather 10:40AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

Briefing Schedule

1:30PM Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 15, 2016

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 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 hold a roundtable with Cuban-American leaders, including civil society advocates, faith leaders, and representatives from the private sector, in advance of the his trip to Cuba. The meeting will provide another opportunity to continue the important dialogue surrounding the President’s efforts to normalize relations with Cuba, including through increased opportunities for direct engagement with the Cuban people. This meeting in the Roosevelt Room is closed press.

Later in the afternoon, the President will deliver remarks a reception for Women’s History Month. The President’s remarks in the East Room will be pooled press.

In Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CBS

Print: The Root

Radio: AP

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

3:15PM THE PRESIDENT holds a roundtable with Cuban-American leaders

Roosevelt Room

Closed Press

5:10PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at a reception for Women’s History Month

East Room

Pooled Press (Pre-set 4:00PM; Final Gather 4:45PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

Briefing Schedule

12:45PM Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

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