Obama guidance, press schedule July 21, 2014. Ukraine, LGBT order

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Updated.WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Monday delivers a statement on the situation in Ukraine from the South Lawn. He alsosigns an executive order to protect LGBT’s at work. The president alsovisits the Walker Jones Education Campus here for a town hall focusing on new or bolstered programs, including in Chicago that are part of his My Brother’s Keeper initiative. Later, Obamawill award Ryan M. Pitts, a former active duty Army Staff Sergeant, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry.

Below, from the White House…..

UPDATED:

Later in the morning, the President will deliver a statement on the situation in Ukraine. The President’s statement on the South Lawn is pooled press.

10:50AM THE PRESIDENT delivers a statement on the situation in Ukraine

South Lawn

Pooled Press (Gather Time 10:30AM – Brady Press Briefing Room)

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 20, 2014

DAILYGUIDANCEAND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

MONDAY, JULY 21, 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 sign an Executive Order to protect LGBT employees from workplace discrimination. This event in the East Room isopen press. Following this event, the President will visit the Walker Jones Education Campus in Washington, DC to participate in a town hall focusing on his My Brother’s Keeper initiative. This event is open to pre-credentialed media.

In the afternoon, the President will award Ryan M. Pitts, a former active duty Army Staff Sergeant, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry. Staff Sergeant Pitts will receive the Medal of Honor for his courageous actions while serving as a Forward Observer with 2nd Platoon, Chosen Company, 2nd Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, during combat operations at Vehicle Patrol Base Kahler, in the vicinity of Wanat Village in Kunar Province, Afghanistan on July 13, 2008. Staff Sergeant Pitts will be the ninth living recipient to be awarded the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan. This event in the East Room is open to pre-credentialed media.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: BuzzFeed

Radio: AURN

EDT

9:30AM In-Town Pool Call Time

9:30AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

10:15AM THE PRESIDENT signs an Executive Order to protect LGBT employees from workplace discrimination

East Room

Open Press (Pre-set8:45AM– Final Gather9:40AM– North Doors of the Palm Room)

11:45AM THE PRESIDENT participates in a town hall focusing on the importance of the My Brother’s Keeper Initiative

Walker Jones Education Campus, Washington, DC

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media (In-Town Travel Pool Gather10:45AM– Palm Room Doors)

3:05PM THE PRESIDENT awardsRyan M. Pitts, U.S. Army,the Medal of Honor

East Room

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media (Pre-Set1:15PM—Final Gather2:45PM—North Doors of the Palm Room)

Briefing Schedule

1:00PM Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

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