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)
Today’s briefing has been cancelled.
THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 26, 2014
DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
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:/www.whitehouse.gov/live.
In the afternoon, the President will meet with Secretary of Defense Hagel in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.
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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
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
1:00PM Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney