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Obama guidance, press schedule May 20, 2016. Zika virus briefing

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 19, 2016

 

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2016

 

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

 

Later in the morning, the President will receive a briefing on the ongoing response to the Zika virus from members of his public health team including Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of NIH/NIAID Dr. Anthony Fauci, and Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Dr. Tom Frieden; the Vice President will also attend.  There will be a pool spray at the bottom of this meeting in the Oval Office.

 

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CBS

Print: NY Times     

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

 

11:00AM        THE PRESIDENT receives a briefing on the ongoing response to the Zika virus from members of his public health team; THE VICE PRESIDENT also attends

Oval Office

Pool Spray at the Bottom (Final Gather 11:40AM – Brady Press Briefing Room)

 

Briefing Schedule

 

1:00PM           Press Briefing by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz

 

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