President Obama guidance and press schedule, Nov. 27, 2013. Turkey pardoning

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Office of the Press Secretary


November 26, 2013



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

In afternoon, the President will pardon the National Thanksgiving Turkey in a ceremony on the North Portico. The President will celebrate the 66th anniversary of the National Thanksgiving Turkey presentation, reflect upon the time-honored traditions of Thanksgiving, and wish American families a safe and healthy holiday. This ceremony is open press.

Following the ceremony, the President will sign S. 252 : Prematurity Research Expansion and Education for Mothers who deliver Infants Early Reauthorization Act or the “PREEMIE Reauthorization Act”, H.R. 1848: Small Airplane Revitalization Act of 2013 and H.R. 3204: Drug Quality and Security Act . There will be a stills only pool spray of these signings in the Oval Office.

Later in the afternoon, the First Family will participate in a service event in the Washington, DC area. There will be travel pool coverage.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CBS

Print: USA Today

Radio: Sirius XM


9:00AM In-Town Pool Call Time

10:30AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

1:20PM THE PRESIDENT pardons the National Thanksgiving Turkey

North Portico

Open Press (Pre-Set 12:00PM, Final Gather 1:00PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

2:35PM THE PRESIDENT holds a bill signing

Oval Office

Stills Only Pool Spray (Final Gather 2:15PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

4:30PM THE FIRST FAMILY participates in a service event

Washington, DC Area

In-Town Pool Coverage (Final Gather 3:30 PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)



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