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President Obama guidance and press schedule Dec. 3, 2013. Colombia President Santos, ambassadors, Hagel, Obamacare

UPDATED:

The President will deliver a statement on the Affordable Care Act in the South Court Auditorium. The President’s remarks will be open press.

2:30PM THE PRESIDENT delivers a statement on the Affordable Care Act

South Court Auditorium

Open Press (Pre-Set 12:00PM, Final Gather 2:10PM – Stakeout Location)

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 2, 2013

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2013

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

Later in the morning, the President will host President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia for a bilateral meeting in the Oval Office. The visit will highlight our longstanding partnership with Colombia and our continuing support for the Santos Administration’s efforts to achieve peace and to build a more democratic society. The President looks forward to discussing cooperation on promoting citizen security, respect for human rights, and economic prosperity for all Colombians. The President also looks forward to discussing the expansion of our economic ties, anchored by the growing trade relationship we share through the U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of the meeting.

In the afternoon, the President will hold a working lunch with President Santos. This working lunch in the Private Dining Room is closed press.

Later 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 Kyaw Myo Htut, Ambassador of the Union of Burma

His Excellency Ron Dermer, Ambassador of the State of Israel

His Excellency Vijavat Isarabhakdi, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand

His Excellency Iulian Buga, Ambassador of Romania

His Excellency Eugene Glenwood Newry, Ambassador of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas

His Excellency Carlos Filomeno Azevedo Agostinho das Neves, Ambassador of the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe

His Excellency Luis Carlos Villegas Echeverri, Ambassador of the Republic of Colombia

His Excellency Shaikh Abdulla Mohamed Rashed Alkhalifa, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain

Her Excellency Maguy Maccario Doyle, Ambassador of the Principality of Monaco

Afterward, the President will meet with Secretary of Defense Hagel in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: Washington Blade

Radio: CBS

EST

9:00AM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

10:00AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

11:00AM THE PRESIDENT holds a bilateral meeting with President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia

Oval Office

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

12:05PM THE PRESIDENT holds a working lunch with President Santos

Private Dining Room

Closed Press

3:30PM THE PRESIDENT participates in an Ambassador Credentialing Ceremony

Oval Office

Closed Press

4:15PM THE PRESIDENT meets with Secretary of Defense Hagel

Oval Office

Closed Press

Briefing Schedule

12:30PM Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney

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Note: This schedule will be updated later to reflect an event to promote the Affordable Care Act….

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 2, 2013

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2013

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

Later in the morning, the President will host President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia for a bilateral meeting in the Oval Office. The visit will highlight our longstanding partnership with Colombia and our continuing support for the Santos Administration’s efforts to achieve peace and to build a more democratic society. The President looks forward to discussing cooperation on promoting citizen security, respect for human rights, and economic prosperity for all Colombians. The President also looks forward to discussing the expansion of our economic ties, anchored by the growing trade relationship we share through the U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of the meeting.

In the afternoon, the President will hold a working lunch with President Santos. This working lunch in the Private Dining Room is closed press.

Later 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 Kyaw Myo Htut, Ambassador of the Union of Burma

His Excellency Ron Dermer, Ambassador of the State of Israel

His Excellency Vijavat Isarabhakdi, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand

His Excellency Iulian Buga, Ambassador of Romania

His Excellency Eugene Glenwood Newry, Ambassador of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas

His Excellency Carlos Filomeno Azevedo Agostinho das Neves, Ambassador of the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe

His Excellency Luis Carlos Villegas Echeverri, Ambassador of the Republic of Colombia

His Excellency Shaikh Abdulla Mohamed Rashed Alkhalifa, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain

Her Excellency Maguy Maccario Doyle, Ambassador of the Principality of Monaco

Afterward, the President will meet with Secretary of Defense Hagel in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: Washington Blade

Radio: CBS

EST

9:00AM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

10:00AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

11:00AM THE PRESIDENT holds a bilateral meeting with President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia

Oval Office

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

12:05PM THE PRESIDENT holds a working lunch with President Santos

Private Dining Room

Closed Press

3:30PM THE PRESIDENT participates in an Ambassador Credentialing Ceremony

Oval Office

Closed Press

4:15PM THE PRESIDENT meets with Secretary of Defense Hagel

Oval Office

Closed Press

Briefing Schedule

12:30PM Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney

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