Obama guidance and press schedule Aug. 26, 2015. Honors WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury, Iran interviews

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Below, from the White House….

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2015

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 25, 2015

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2015

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

In the afternoon, the President will welcome the 2014 WNBA Champion Phoenix Mercury to the White House to honor the team and their victory in the WNBA Finals. This visit will continue the tradition begun by President Obama of honoring sports teams for their efforts to give back to their communities. This event in the East Room is open press.

Later in the afternoon, the President will participate in the latest installment of “Live from the White House” by conducting a round of interviews with television anchors from local markets to discuss the Iran agreement, and with a television anchor from New Orleans to discuss the commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. While in Washington, the local anchors will spend the day at the White House with the President’s top advisers. These interviews are embargoed until 5:00PM EDT. The interviews will take place in the Diplomatic Reception Room.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: FOX

Print: BNA

Radio: Sirius XM

EDT

9:30AM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

10:00AM THE PRESIDENT and VICE PRESIDENT receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

12:15PM THE PRESIDENT honors the 2014 WNBA Champion Phoenix Mercury

East Room

Open Press (Pre-Set 11:00AM; Final Gather 11:55AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

2:20PM THE PRESIDENT is interviewed by local news anchors participating in “Live from the White House”

Diplomatic Reception Room

Briefing Schedule

12:00PM Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

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