Obama guidance, press schedule Feb. 20, 21, 2016

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President Barack Obama poses for a picture with the 2015 NHL World Champion Chicago Blackhawks during an event to honor their winning season, at the White House, February 18, 2016 in Washington, DC. The Blackhawks defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning four games to two to win their sixth championship in franchise history. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Below, from the White House…

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 19, 2016

WEEKEND GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2016 AND SUNDAY FEBRUARY 21, 2016

On Saturday, the President has no public events scheduled.

On Sunday, the President will deliver remarks at the National Governors Association Dinner and Reception at the White House. The Vice President, First Lady and Dr. Biden will also attend. The President’s remarks in the East Room will be pooled press.

Saturday’s In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CBS

Print: Yahoo

Radio: VOA

Sunday’s In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: BNA

Radio: WW1

Saturday, February 20, 2016

EST

10:00AM Pool Call Time

Sunday, February 21, 2016

EST

10:00AM Pool Call Time

7:15PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at the National Governors Association Dinner and Reception; THE VICE PRESIDENT, FIRST LADY and Dr. Biden also attend

State Dining Room

Pooled Press for Remarks Only (Final Gather 6:50PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

Schedule for the Week of February 22, 2016

On Monday, the President will deliver remarks and take questions from the National Governors Association at the White House.

On Tuesday, the President will attend a DNC Roundtable in Washington, DC.

On Wednesday, the President will host His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan at the White House. The United States greatly values its enduring and strategic partnership with the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, as well as our shared initiatives on a broad range of diplomatic and security challenges. During their meeting, the President and King Abdullah will discuss efforts to counter ISIL, resolve the Syrian conflict, address the needs of Syrian and Iraqi refugees in Jordan and how the U.S. can continue to support the Kingdom’s generosity in hosting these refugees, and assist Jordan as it continues its political and economic reform initiatives. They will also discuss how best to advance prospects for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and other issues of mutual interest.

In the evening, the President and First Lady will invite top contemporary artists to the White House as part of its “In Performance at the White House” series. The event celebrates the iconic singer, songwriter, composer and musician Ray Charles. The program will include performances by Yolanda Adams, Leon Bridges, Andra Day, Anthony Hamilton, Brittany Howard, Demi Lovato, Sam Moore, Jussie Smollett, The Band Perry and Usher with Rickey Minor as executive music director.

On Thursday, the President will deliver remarks at an event on precision medicine at the White House.

Further details about Friday’s schedule will be released in the coming days.

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