Obama guidance, press schedule May 16, 2016. Valor medal, Carter

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President Barack Obama delivers the commencement address at Rutgers University on Sunday, May 15, 2016, in Piscataway, New Jersey. | Mel Evans/AP

Below, from the White House….


Office of the Press Secretary


May 15, 2016


MONDAY, MAY 16, 2016

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

Later in the morning, 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. This event in the East Room is open press.

In the afternoon, the President will meet with Secretary of Defense Carter. This meeting in the Oval Office is closed press.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: Media News

Radio: Sirius XM


9:30AM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

11:35AM THE PRESIDENT hosts a Medal of Valor ceremony

East Room

Open Press (Pre-Set 8:50AM; Final Gather 10:45AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

3:45PM THE PRESIDENT meets with Secretary of Defense Carter

Oval Office

Closed Press

Briefing Schedule

12:45PM Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest


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