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President Obama official schedule and guidance, Jan. 15, 16, 17, 2011. Martin Luther King Jr. weekend

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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 14, 2011

WEEKEND GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

SATURDAY, JANUARY 15, SUNDAY, JANUARY 16, AND MONDAY, JANUARY 17, 2011

On Saturday and Sunday, the President has no public events scheduled.

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

Later, the President and the First Lady will participate in a community service project in the Washington, DC area in celebration of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service and in honor of Dr. King's life and legacy. There will be travel pool coverage.

Saturday's In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: NBC

Print: CCH

Radio: FOX

Sunday's In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: ABC

Print: CQ

Radio: NPR

Monday's In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CBS

Print: Daily Caller

Radio: SRN

Saturday, January 15, 2011

EST

7:45AM Pool Call Time

Sunday, January 16, 2011

EST

8:00AM Pool Call Time

Monday, January 17, 2011

EST

9:30AM Pool Call Time

10:15AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

11:00AM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY will participate in a service project

Washington, DC area

Travel Pool Coverage (Gather Time 10:30AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

Schedule for the Week of January 17, 2011

On Tuesday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.

On Wednesday, the President and the First Lady will host President Hu Jintao of the People's Republic of China for a state visit. In the morning, the President will welcome President Hu to the White House in a State Arrival Ceremony. The President and President Hu will also hold a bilateral meeting and a joint press conference. In the evening, the President and the First Lady will host a State Dinner in honor of President Hu.

On Thursday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.

On Friday, the President will host a reception for mayors at the White House. Later, the President will travel to Schenectady, New York to visit the birthplace of General Electric. The site is home to GE's largest energy division, including steam turbines, generators, wind and solar, and the future home of GE's advanced battery manufacturing facility. The President will tour the site with GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt and he will make remarks on the importance of growing the economy and making America more competitive by investing in jobs, innovation and clean energy. The GE plant in Schenectady is a direct beneficiary of GE's power turbine deal with India announced during the President's trip last November. Later, the President will attend the Democratic Issues Conference in Cambridge, Maryland.

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