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Obama guidance & press schedule May 27, 2014 Science Fair, Hagel

Updated….WASHINGTON — On this already-hot Tuesday, President Barack Obama presides over the White House Science Fair where he highlights STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education and meets with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. Added to Obama’s schedule on Tuesday morning: a statement about troops and Afghanistan, from the Rose Garden at 1:45 p.m. Chicago time.

Below, from the White House…


In the afternoon, the President will deliver a statement on Afghanistan in the Rose Garden. This statement will be open press.

2:45PM THE PRESIDENT delivers a statement on Afghanistan

The Rose Garden

Open Press (Pre-Set 1:30PM, Final Gather 2:15PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

Briefing Schedule

Today’s briefing has been cancelled.


Office of the Press Secretary


May 26, 2014


TUESDAY, MAY 27, 2014

In the morning, the President will host the 2014 White House Science Fair and celebrate the student winners of a broad range of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competitions from across the country. The President will also announce new steps as part of his Educate to Innovate campaign, an all-hands-on-deck effort to get more girls and boys inspired to excel and to provide the support they need to succeed in these vital subjects. The President’s viewing of the science fair projects in the State Dining Room will be pooled press. The President’s remarks in the East Room will be open press. This event will be streamed live at http:/

In the afternoon, the President will meet with Secretary of Defense Hagel in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: Real Clear Politics

Radio: AURN


9:00AM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

11:15AM THE PRESIDENT views science fair projects

State Dining Room

Pooled Press (Final Gather 10:45AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

11:45AM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at the White House Science Fair

East Room

Open Press (Pre-Set 9:00AM, Final Gather 10:45AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

4:45PM THE PRESIDENT meets with Secretary of Defense Hagel

Oval Office

Closed Press

Briefing Schedule

1:00PM Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney