Obama guidance, press schedule Sept. 16, 2016. TPP with Kasich

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Below, from the White House…


Office of the Press Secretary


September 15, 2016




In the morning, the President will meet with business, government, and national security leaders to discuss how the Trans-Pacific Partnership can benefit American workers and businesses and further our national security. There will be a pool spray at the top of this meeting in the Oval Office. The following leaders will attend:

Michael R. Bloomberg, Founder, Bloomberg LP & Bloomberg Philanthropies; 108th Mayor of New York City

John Bel Edwards, Governor of Louisiana

John Kasich, Governor of Ohio

Henry Paulson, Chairman, Paulson Institute; Former Secretary of the Treasury, George W. Bush Administration

Kasim Reed, Mayor of Atlanta, GA

Ginni Rometty, Chairwoman, President and CEO, IBM

James Stavridis, Admiral, Dean, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University; Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander, Barack Obama Administration

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

In the afternoon, the President will participate in an Ambassador Credentialing Ceremony in the Oval Office. At this event, the President will receive the credentials from foreign Ambassadors recently posted in Washington. The presentation of credentials is a traditional ceremony that marks the formal beginning of an Ambassador’s service in Washington. This event is closed press. The following Ambassadors will attend:

His Excellency Gerald M. Zackios, Ambassador of the Republic of Marshall Islands

His Excellency Kurt Jaeger, Ambassador of the Principality of Liechtenstein

His Excellency Edward Yakobe Sawerengera, Ambassador of the Republic of Malawi

His Excellency Andris Teikmanis, Ambassador of the Republic of Latvia 

His Excellency Sheik Riyad David Insanally, Ambassador of Cooperative Republic of Guyana

Her Excellency Sylvie Lucas, Ambassador of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg 

His Excellency Dirk Jozef M. Wouters, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium

His Excellency Aung Lynn, Ambassador of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar

His Excellency Sergio Silva Do Amaral, Ambassador of the Federative Republic of Brazil 

His Excellency Carlos Jose Pareja Rios, Ambassador of the Republic of Peru

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: ABC

Print: Washington Blade

Radio: VOA


9:30AM  In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

10:20AM  THE PRESIDENT holds a meeting on trade with business, government, and national security leaders

Oval Office

Pool Spray at the Top (Final Gather 10:00AM – Brady Press Briefing Room)

11:45AM  THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

4:00PM  THE PRESIDENT participates in an Ambassador Credentialing Ceremony

Oval Office

Closed Press

Briefing Schedule

11:45AM  Press Briefing with Press Secretary Josh Earnest, Ohio Governor John Kasich, and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed



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