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Obama guidance and press schedule, March 29, 30, 2014: Back to DC

President Barack Obama returns to the White House on Saturday night after a multi-nation swing, departing from Saudi Arabia with a stop en route in Germany at the Ramstein Air Base, where the president met with wounded warriors.

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 28, 2014

WEEKEND GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

SATURDAY, MARCH 29, 2014 AND SUNDAY, MARCH 30, 2014

On Saturday morning, the President will meet with Dr. Maha Al-Muneef to present her with the Secretary of State’s International Woman of Courage Award. Dr. Al Muneef was unable to attend the award ceremony at the State Department in March. This meeting at the Ritz-Carlton Riyadh is closed press.

Following this, the President will meet and greet with Embassy personnel. This meeting at the Ritz-Carlton Riyadh is closed press.

Later in the morning, the President will depart Riyadh, Saudia Arabia en route Ramstein, Germany on his way to Washington, DC. The departure from the King Khalid International Airport and the arrival at Ramstein, Air Base where Air Force One will refuel, will be covered by the travel pool.

In the afternoon the President departs Ramstein Air Base, Germany en route Washington DC. There will be travel pool coverage of the President’s departure from Ramstein, Germany and the arrival on the South Lawn is open press.

On Sunday, the President has no public events scheduled.

Saturday’s Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: FOX

Print: Wall Street Journal

Radio: VOA

Saturday’s In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: FOX

Print: Newsday

Radio: Talk Radio

Sunday’s In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: NBC

Print: Baltimore Sun

Radio: VOA

Saturday, March 29, 2014

AST

9:45AM THE PRESIDENT awards Dr. Maha Al-Muneef with the Secretary of State’s International Woman of Courage Award

The Ritz-Carlton Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Closed Press

9:55AM THE PRESIDENT meets and greets with Embassy personnel

The Ritz-Carlton Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Closed Press

10:50AM THE PRESIDENT departs Riyadh, Saudi Arabia en route Ramstein Air Force Base, Germany

King Khalid International Airport, Riydah, Saudi Arabia

Travel Pool Coverage

CET

3:00PM THE PRESIDENT arrives in Ramstein, Germany and Air Force One refuels

Ramstein Air Base

Travel Pool Coverage

5:00PM THE PRESIDENT departs Ramstein Air Force Base en route Washington, DC

Ramstein Air Force Base, Germany

Travel Pool Coverage

EDT

7:00PM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

8:25PM THE PRESIDENT arrives Joint Base Andrews

Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage

8:40PM THE PRESIDENT arrives the White House

South Lawn

Open Press (Final Gather 8:25PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

Sunday, March 30, 2014

EDT

10:00AM Pool Call Time

Schedule for the Week of March 31, 2014

On Monday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.

On Tuesday, the President will welcome the Boston Red Sox to the White House to honor the team and their 2013 World Series Championship.

On Wednesday, the President will travel to Ann Arbor, Michigan for an event on his proposal to raise the national minimum wage. Following this event, he will travel to Chicago, Illinois to attend DNC events.

On Thursday, the President and First Lady will host members of the United States teams and delegations from the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games at the White House.

On Friday, the President will host Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa of Tunisia at the White House. During the meeting, the President looks forward to discussing the commitment Tunisia’s leaders have made to advancing Tunisia’s democracy and how the United States can further support Tunisia’s historic transition. The leaders will discuss a broad range of bilateral and regional issues of mutual interest, including U.S. economic, political, and security assistance to support the Prime Minister’s reform agenda and Tunisia’s stability. Prime Minister Jomaa’s visit is a demonstration of the strong bonds of friendship between the American and Tunisian people, and America’s enduring commitment to Tunisia’s democratic transition. The Vice President will also attend.

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