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Obama guidance, press schedule May 7, 8, 2016. Howard University

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Below, from the White House…

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 6, 2016

WEEKEND GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

SATURDAY, MAY 7, 2016 AND SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2016

On Saturday, the President will deliver the commencement address to the 2016 graduating class of Howard University in Washington, D.C. As one of the nation’s top Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Howard University is recognized for its rigorous education and legacy of building lasting bridges of opportunity for young people. The President’s remarks are open press.

On Sunday, the President has no public events scheduled.

Saturday’s In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: FOX

Print: Daily Beast

Radio: VOA

Sunday’s In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: NBC

Print: Dallas Morning News

Radio: WW1

Saturday, May 7, 2016

EDT

9:15AM In-Town Pool Call Time

10:45AM THE PRESIDENT delivers the commencement address at Howard University

Howard University, Washington, D.C.

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media (In-Town Travel Pool Gather Time 9:40AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

Sunday, May 8, 2016

EDT

10:30AM In-Town Pool Call Time

Schedule for the Week of May 9, 2016

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

On Tuesday, the President will welcome the NCAA Champion UConn Huskies women’s basketball team to honor the team and their 2016 NCAA Championship.

On Wednesday and Thursday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.

On Friday, the President will host the President of Finland and the Prime Ministers of Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Iceland at the White House for a U.S.-Nordic Leaders Summit. This event follows the convening of Nordic leaders during the President’s trip to Sweden in September 2013. This summit will deepen U.S.-Nordic cooperation while highlighting America’s continued commitment to European security, trans-Atlantic trade and the promotion of common democratic values.

In the evening, the President and the First Lady will host the Nordic leaders for a State Dinner.

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. Further details regarding the President’s travel to New Jersey will be available in the coming days.

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