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Obama guidance, press schedule Jan. 27, 2016. Bernie Sanders, Holocaust Remembrance

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Below, from the White House…

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 26, 2016

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 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 meet with Secretary of the Treasury Lew; the Vice President will also attend. This meeting in the Oval Office is closed press.

Afterward, the President will meet with Senator Bernie Sanders. This meeting in the Oval Office is closed press.

In the afternoon, the President will have lunch with the Vice President in the Private Dining Room. This lunch is closed 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 Richmond, Philadelphia, Milwaukee, Salt Lake City, Denver, Los Angeles, and Oakland to discuss the Affordable Care Act, the importance of reducing the number of people without health insurance, and the approaching Jan. 31 deadline for 2016 Marketplace coverage. 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 Room.

In the evening, the President will travel to the Embassy of Israel in Washington, D.C., where he will speak at the Righteous Among the Nations Award Ceremony. The event, which takes place on International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 71st anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, is sponsored by the Embassy of Israel in partnership with Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Authority in Israel. At this ceremony, the first of its kind to be held in the United States, Yad Vashem will posthumously recognize four individuals who heroically risked their lives to save Jews from the Nazis, forever demonstrating the importance of standing up to intolerance and hatred everywhere. The President’s remarks at the embassy will be pooled press.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: Hearst Newspapers

Radio: Sirius XM

EST

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 meets with Secretary of the Treasury Lew; THE VICE PRESIDENT also attends

Oval Office

Closed Press

11:45AM THE PRESIDENT meets with Senator Bernie Sanders

Oval Office

Closed Press

12:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT meet for lunch

Private Dining Room

Closed Press

2:30PM THE PRESIDENT is interviewed by local television anchors participating in “Live from the White House”

Diplomatic Room

5:45PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at the Righteous Among the Nations Award Ceremony

Israeli Embassy, Washington, DC

In-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Final Gather 4:55PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

Briefing Schedule

12:30PM Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

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