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Obama guidance, press schedule May 19, 2016. Science, Tech medals

President Barack Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, on Monday, May 16, 2016. | Carolyn Kaster/AP

Below, from the White House…

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 18, 2016

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2016

In the morning, the President and 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 National Medals of Science and National Medals of Technology and Innovation to 17 scientists, engineers, mathematicians and innovators. The National 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. This event in the East Room will be open press.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: ABC

Print: NY Post

Radio: ABC

EDT

9:30AM In-Town Pool Call Time

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

Oval Office

Closed Press

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

Private Dining Room

Closed Press

2:30PM THE PRESIDENT awards National Medals of Science and National Medals of Technology and Innovation

East Room

Open Press (Pre-set 12:50PM; Final Gather 1:40PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

Briefing Schedule

12:00PM Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

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