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Obama guidance, press schedule May 14, 15, 2016. Rutgers U.

President Barack Obama sits in a rocking chair in the Blue Room of the White House after it was presented to him by the University of Connecticut Women's Basketball team prior to an event in celebration of their 2016 NCAA Championship, May 10, 2016. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Below, from the White House…

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 13, 2016

WEEKEND GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

SATURDAY, MAY 14, 2016 AND SUNDAY, MAY 15, 2016

On Saturday, the President has no public events scheduled.

On Sunday, the President will travel to Rutgers University’s New Brunswick campus to address 2016 graduates at Rutgers University’s 250th Anniversary commencement ceremony. Rutgers University is one of the oldest universities in the country with a long and distinguished history of advancing research and preparing students with the skills they need to succeed in the new economy. The President’s remarks will be open to pre-credentialed media.

Saturday’s In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: ABC

Print: Huffington Post

Radio: NPR

Sunday’s In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CBS

Print: McClatchy

Radio: SRN

Sunday’s Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CBS

Print: Politico

Saturday, May 14, 2016

EDT

8:40AM In-Town Pool Call Time

Sunday, May 15, 2016

EDT

9:30AM In-Town Pool Call Time

10:15AM THE PRESIDENT departs the White House en route Joint Base Andrews

South Lawn

Open Press (Final Gather 9:55AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

10:30AM THE PRESIDENT departs Joint Base Andrews en route Newark, New Jersey

Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Call Time 9:00AM – Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews)

11:25AM THE PRESIDENT arrives Newark, New Jersey

Newark International Airport

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media

12:50PM THE PRESIDENT delivers the Rutgers University commencement address

High Point Solutions Stadium, Piscataway Township, New Jersey

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media

2:40PM THE PRESIDENT departs Newark, New Jersey en route Washington, DC

Newark International Airport

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media

3:35PM THE PRESIDENT arrives Joint Base Andrews

Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage

3:50PM THE PRESIDENT arrives the White House

South Lawn

Open Press (Final Gather 3:30PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

Schedule for the Week of May 16, 2016

On Monday, the President will host a Medal of Valor ceremony at the White House. The Medal of Valor is awarded to public safety officers who have exhibited exceptional courage, regardless of personal safety, in the attempt to save or protect others from harm.

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

On Wednesday, the President will participate in a DNC roundtable.

On Thursday, the President will award National Medals of Science and National Medals of Technology and Innovation to 17 scientists, engineers, mathematicians and innovators. The Medal of Science recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to science, engineering and mathematics. The National Medal of Technology and Innovation recognizes those who have made lasting contributions to America’s competitiveness and quality of life and helped strengthen the Nation’s technological workforce.

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

On Saturday, the President will depart Washington, DC en route Hanoi, Vietnam. This trip will highlight the President’s ongoing commitment to the U.S. Rebalance to Asia and the Pacific, designed to increase U.S. diplomatic, economic, and security engagement with the countries and peoples of the region.

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