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President Obama official schedule and guidance, Jan. 12, 2011. Tucson Memorial Service

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THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 11, 2011

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2011


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 meet with Prime Minister Saad Hariri of Lebanon to discuss U.S. support for Lebanon's sovereignty, independence, and stability, the ongoing work of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, and other regional issues. Lebanon is an important partner in U.S. efforts to promote peace, stability, and justice in the Middle East. The President and Prime Minister Hariri will meet in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

In the afternoon, the President and the First Lady will travel to Tucson, Arizona. The departure from the South Lawn is open press.

In Tucson, the President and the First Lady will attend the memorial event "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" at the University of Arizona Tucson to support and remember victims of the mass shooting in Tucson. Attorney General Eric Holder, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and Justice Anthony Kennedy, Circuit Justice for the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, will also attend the memorial event. This event is open to pre-credentialed media. The University of Arizona is handling media credentials.

The President and the First Lady will return to Washington, DC at night. The arrival on the South Lawn is open press.


In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CBS
Print: BNA
Radio: AP

Out-of-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CBS
Print: Wall Street Journal
Radio: NPR


EST

9:30AM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

9:30AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
Oval Office
Closed Press

10:10AM THE PRESIDENT meets with Prime Minister Hariri of Lebanon
Oval Office
Closed Press

12:45PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY depart the White House en route Andrews Air Force Base
South Lawn
Open Press (Pre-set 12:15PM - Final Gather 12:30PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

1:00PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY depart Andrews Air Force Base en route Tucson, Arizona
Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Call Time 11:45AM - Virginia Gate, Andrews Air Force Base)


MST

3:35PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY arrive in Tucson, Arizona
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Tucson, Arizona
Open Press

6:00PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at a memorial event, "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America"; THE FIRST LADY also attends
McKale Memorial Center, Tucson, Arizona
Open Press

7:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY depart Tucson, Arizona
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Tucson, Arizona
Open Press


EST

1:15AM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY arrive at Andrews Air Force Base
Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage

1:30AM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY arrive at the White House
South Lawn
Open Press (Pre-set 1:00AM - Final Gather 1:15AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)


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