Obama schedule, guidance Sept. 13, 14, 2014. Busy week ahead

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WASHINGTON–President Barack Obama has no official events on Saturday and Sunday, with a busy week ahead, including a visit tothe headquarters of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, where on Tuesday he will receive a briefing on the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa andon the respiratory illness outbreak in several states, including the Chicago area.

Last week, the Sun-Times reported “eleven children in Chicago tested positive for a rare respiratory illness,” according tothe CDC.

Below, from the White House…(week ahead schedule at the bottom)

WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 12, 2014

WEEKEND GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2014 AND SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2014

On Saturday, the President has no public events scheduled.

On Sunday, the President has no public events scheduled.

Saturday’s In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CBS

Print: NY Times

Radio: AP

Sunday’s In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: Politico

Radio: AURN

Saturday, September 13, 2014

EDT

11:30AM In-Town Pool Call Time

Sunday, September 14, 2014

EDT

11:30AM In-Town Pool Call Time

Schedule for the Week of September 15, 2014

On Monday, the President will award the Medal of Honor to Army Command Sergeant Major Bennie G. Adkins and to Army Specialist Four Donald P. Sloat for conspicuous gallantry.

In the evening, the President will attend a DSCC event in Washington, DC.

On Tuesday, the President will travel to Atlanta, GA to visit the headquarters of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, where he will receive a briefing on the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa, discuss the U.S. response and thank the scientists, doctors and health care workers helping those affected by disease at home and around the world. The President will also receive an updated on the respiratory illness reported in several states in the Midwest.

In the evening, the President will travel to Tampa, FL, where he will remain overnight.

On Wednesday, the President will visit U.S. Central Command at the MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, FL. CENTCOM’s area of responsibility includes 20 countries in the Middle East and Central and South Asia, including Iraq and Syria. The President will receive a briefing from his top commanders at CENTCOM, and thank the men and women who will partner with others in the region to carry out the President’s strategy to degrade and defeat ISIL.

In the afternoon, he will return to Washington, DC.

In the evening, the President will host a picnic for Members of Congress at the White House.

On Thursday morning the President will participate in an Ambassador Credentialing Ceremony in the Oval Office. At this event, the President will receive the credentials from foreign Ambassadors recently posted in Washington.The presentation of credentials is a traditional ceremony that marks the formal beginning of an Ambassador’s service in Washington.

In the afternoon, the President will host President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine at the White House. The visit will highlight the United States’ firm commitment to stand with Ukraine as it pursues liberal democracy, stability, and prosperity. President Obama looks forward to discussing with President Poroshenko efforts to pursue a diplomatic resolution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine as well as our continued support for Ukraine’s struggle to defend its sovereignty and territorial integrity.

In the evening, the President will attend a DNC event in Washington, DC.

On Friday, the President will participate in an event with the DNC’s Women’s Leadership Forum in Washington, DC.

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