WASHINGTON–President Barack Obama travels to Michigan on Wednesday to visit a Ford plant to highlight the administration rescue of the auto industry in advance of the State of the Union address later this month
 The Detroit News David Shepardson interview with Obama and the trip – and his views on the Detroit Lions game call –  is HERE
Below, from the White House…

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 6, 2015

 

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 7, 2015

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

In the afternoon, the President will travel to Wayne, Michigan. The departure from the South Lawn is open press, and the arrival at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport is open to pre-credentialed media.

While in Michigan, the President will deliver remarks at the Ford Michigan Assembly Plant to highlight the workers in the resurgent American automotive and manufacturing sector now that the auto rescue has been completed, and the decision to save the auto industry and the over one million jobs that went with it. The President’s remarks are open to pre-credentialed media.

Afterward, the President will travel to Phoenix, Arizona. The departure from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport and arrival at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport are open to pre-credentialed media.

The President will remain overnight in Phoenix.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: The Root

Radio: SiriusXM

Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: Wall Street Journal

EST

9:30AM          In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

10:00AM        THE PRESIDENT and VICE PRESIDENT receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

1:20PM           THE PRESIDENT departs the White House

South Lawn

Open Press (Final Gather 1:00PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

1:35PM           THE PRESIDENT departs Joint Base Andrews en route Michigan

Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Call Time 12:00PM – Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews)

3:00PM           THE PRESIDENT arrives Michigan

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, Romulus, Michigan

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media

3:45PM           THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks

Ford Michigan Assembly Plant, Wayne, Michigan

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media

4:55PM           THE PRESIDENT departs Michigan en route Arizona

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, Romulus, Michigan

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media

MST

6:55PM           THE PRESIDENT arrives Arizona

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Phoenix, Arizona

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media

Briefing Schedule

Press Secretary Josh Earnest will gaggle aboard Air Force One en route Michigan

 

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