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Obama guidance, press schedule Aug. 23, 2016. To Baton Rouge, La.

President Barack Obama. | Jacquelyn Martin/AP file photo

Below, from the White House…

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 22, 2016

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2016

In the morning, the President will travel to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he will get a first-hand look at the impact of the devastating floods on the community and hear from federal, state, and local officials about the response and assistance efforts to help the people of Louisiana rebuild. The President’s departure from the South Lawn is open press, and the arrival at Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport is open to pre-credentialed media. During his visit, the President will tour an affected neighborhood in the Baton Rouge area and deliver a statement to the press. The tour and the statement will be pooled press.

In the evening, the President will depart Baton Rouge, Louisiana en route Washington, DC. The departure from Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport is open to pre-credentialed media, and the arrival on the South Lawn is open press.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CBS

Print: Dallas Morning News

Radio: Sirius XM

Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CBS

Print: BuzzFeed

EDT

9:30AM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

10:05AM THE PRESIDENT departs the White House en route Joint Base Andrews

South Lawn

Open Press (Final Gather 9:45AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

10:20AM THE PRESIDENT departs Joint Base Andrews en route Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Call Time 8:45AM – Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews)

CDT

11:50AM THE PRESIDENT arrives Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media

12:15PM THE PRESIDENT tours an affected neighborhood

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Pooled Press

12:55PM THE PRESIDENT delivers a statement to the press

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Pooled Press

3:00PM THE PRESIDENT departs Baton Rouge en route Washington, DC

Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media

EDT

6:20PM THE PRESIDENT arrives Joint Base Andrews

Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage

6:35PM THE PRESIDENT arrives at the White House

South Lawn

Open Press (Final Gather 6:15PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

Briefing Schedule

Press Secretary Josh Earnest will gaggle aboard Air Force One

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