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Obama guidance, press schedule Jan. 16, 17, 18, 2016. Martin Luther King Jr. weekend

President Barack Obama wipes a tear as he speaks on reducing gun violence in the East Room of the White House on Tuesday. | MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images

Below, from the White House…

UPDATED:

In the morning, the President will deliver a statement on Iran. The President’s statement in the Cabinet Room will be pooled press.

10:45AM THE PRESIDENT delivers a statement on Iran

Cabinet Room

Pooled Press (Gather Time 10:30AM – Brady Press Briefing Room)

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 15, 2016

WEEKEND GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

SATURDAY, JANUARY 16, SUNDAY, JANUARY 17, AND MONDAY, JANUARY 18, 2016

On Saturday and Sunday, the President has no public events scheduled.

On Monday, the President and the First Lady will participate in a community service project in the Washington, DC area in celebration of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service and in honor of Dr. King’s life and legacy. There will be travel pool coverage.

Saturday’s In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CBS

Print: Yahoo

Radio: Sirius XM

Sunday’s In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: BNA

Radio: Talk Radio

Monday’s In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: FOX

Print: Baltimore Sun

Radio: VOA

Saturday, January 16, 2016

EST

10:00AM In-Town Pool Call Time

Sunday, January 17, 2016

EST

10:00AM In-Town Pool Call Time

Monday, January 18, 2016

EST

11:30AM In-Town Pool Call Time

1:20PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY participate in a service project

Washington, DC area

Pooled Press (In-Town Travel Pool Gather Time 12:30PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

Schedule for the Week of January 19, 2016

On Tuesday, the President will welcome Prime Minister Turnbull of Australia to the White House on the Prime Minister’s first trip to Washington since assuming office. The leaders will hold a bilateral meeting and working lunch, during which they will highlight the extraordinary breadth of the U.S.-Australian alliance and discuss a range of bilateral, regional, and global issues, including our cooperation in Iraq and Syria, our trade relationship, the successful conclusion of negotiations of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement and other developments in Asia and the Pacific.

On Wednesday, the President will travel to Detroit, Michigan to experience firsthand the remarkable progress made by the City, its people and neighborhoods, and the American auto industry. While in Detroit, the President will visit the 2016 North American International Auto Show to highlight the more than 640,000 new auto industry jobs created since the auto rescue and the record auto sales in the U.S. in 2015. Further details regarding the President’s travel to Michigan will be available in the coming days.

On Thursday, the President will deliver remarks and host a reception for the nation’s mayors at the White House. The mayors will spend the evening at the White House interacting with Cabinet members and senior White House officials to expand the partnerships between cities and the federal government. As part of her Joining Forces Initiative, First Lady Michelle Obama will deliver remarks at the 84th Winter Meeting of the United States Conference on Mayors at the Capital Hilton. She will speak about the Administration’s efforts to end veteran homelessness and the importance of mayoral leadership in the process.

On Friday, the President will award National Medals of Science and National Medals of Technology and Innovation to 17 scientists, engineers, mathematicians and innovators. Awarded annually, the Medal of Science recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to science, engineering and mathematics. The National Medal of Technology and Innovation recognizes those who have made lasting contributions to America’s competitiveness and quality of life and helped strengthen the Nation’s technological workforce.

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UPDATED ABOVE

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 15, 2016

WEEKEND GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

SATURDAY, JANUARY 16, SUNDAY, JANUARY 17, AND MONDAY, JANUARY 18, 2016

On Saturday and Sunday, the President has no public events scheduled.

On Monday, the President and the First Lady will participate in a community service project in the Washington, DC area in celebration of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service and in honor of Dr. King’s life and legacy. There will be travel pool coverage.

Saturday’s In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CBS

Print: Yahoo

Radio: Sirius XM

Sunday’s In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: BNA

Radio: Talk Radio

Monday’s In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: FOX

Print: Baltimore Sun

Radio: VOA

Saturday, January 16, 2016

EST

10:00AM In-Town Pool Call Time

Sunday, January 17, 2016

EST

10:00AM In-Town Pool Call Time

Monday, January 18, 2016

EST

11:30AM In-Town Pool Call Time

1:20PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY participate in a service project

Washington, DC area

Pooled Press (In-Town Travel Pool Gather Time 12:30PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

Schedule for the Week of January 19, 2016

On Tuesday, the President will welcome Prime Minister Turnbull of Australia to the White House on the Prime Minister’s first trip to Washington since assuming office. The leaders will hold a bilateral meeting and working lunch, during which they will highlight the extraordinary breadth of the U.S.-Australian alliance and discuss a range of bilateral, regional, and global issues, including our cooperation in Iraq and Syria, our trade relationship, the successful conclusion of negotiations of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement and other developments in Asia and the Pacific.

On Wednesday, the President will travel to Detroit, Michigan to experience firsthand the remarkable progress made by the City, its people and neighborhoods, and the American auto industry. While in Detroit, the President will visit the 2016 North American International Auto Show to highlight the more than 640,000 new auto industry jobs created since the auto rescue and the record auto sales in the U.S. in 2015. Further details regarding the President’s travel to Michigan will be available in the coming days.

On Thursday, the President will deliver remarks and host a reception for the nation’s mayors at the White House. The mayors will spend the evening at the White House interacting with Cabinet members and senior White House officials to expand the partnerships between cities and the federal government. As part of her Joining Forces Initiative, First Lady Michelle Obama will deliver remarks at the 84th Winter Meeting of the United States Conference on Mayors at the Capital Hilton. She will speak about the Administration’s efforts to end veteran homelessness and the importance of mayoral leadership in the process.

On Friday, the President will award National Medals of Science and National Medals of Technology and Innovation to 17 scientists, engineers, mathematicians and innovators. Awarded annually, the Medal of Science recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to science, engineering and mathematics. The National Medal of Technology and Innovation recognizes those who have made lasting contributions to America’s competitiveness and quality of life and helped strengthen the Nation’s technological workforce.

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