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Obama guidance & press schedule June 18, 2014. "Maker Faire"

WASHINGTON–On this hot Wednesday, President Barack Obama presides over the White House “maker faire” and huddles with congressional leaders.

Below, from the White House….


Office of the Press Secretary


June 17, 2014



In the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

Later in the morning, the President will host the first ever White House Maker Faire and meet with students, entrepreneurs and everyday citizens who are using new tools and techniques to launch new businesses, learn vital skills in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), and fuel the renaissance in American manufacturing. The President’s viewing of the Maker Faire projects on the South Lawn 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 host top economists for lunch to discuss ways to accelerate economic growth, expand opportunity, and improve the competitiveness of the American economy. This meeting in the Roosevelt Room will be closed press.

Later in the afternoon, the President will host the bipartisan, bicameral leadership of Congress at the White House. The President will be joined by Senate Majority Leader Reid, Senate Minority Leader McConnell, Speaker Boehner and Leader Pelosi. There will be a stills only pool spray at the top of this meeting in the Oval Office.

In the evening, the President will meet with Secretary of State Kerry 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: NBC

Print: Dallas Morning News

Radio: AURN


9:30AM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

10:00AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

10:45AM THE PRESIDENT views Maker Faire projects

South Lawn

Pooled Press (Final Gather 10:30AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

11:30AM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at the White House Maker Faire

East Room

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

12:15PM THE PRESIDENT meets with economists for lunch

Roosevelt Room

Closed Press

3:00PM THE PRESIDENT meets with members of the Congressional Leadership

Oval Office

Stills Only Pool Spray (Final Gather 2:40PM – Brady Press Briefing Room)

5:10PM THE PRESIDENT meets with Secretary of State Kerry

Oval Office

Closed Press

Briefing Schedule

12:45PM Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney