Chicago Sun-Times
The scoop from Washington

President Obama official schedule and guidance, March 17, 2011. St. Patrick's Day celebrations

| No Comments

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 16, 2011

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 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, the Vice President and Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny will meet in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

Following the meeting, the President and Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny will deliver statements to the press in the Oval Office. The Vice President will also attend. These statements are pooled press.

Afterwards, the President, the Vice President and Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny will attend a St. Patrick's Day lunch at the United States Capitol. The President's remarks are closed press. There will be travel pool coverage of the entertainment. Questions about press access for the lunch should be directed to the Speaker's office.

In the evening, the President and the First Lady will host a St. Patrick's Day reception in the East Room. The Vice President will also attend. The remarks by the President, the Vice President and Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny will be pooled press.


In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: St. Petersburg Times
Radio: NPR


EDT

9:30AM Pool Call Time


10:00AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
Oval Office
Closed Press

10:30AM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT meet with Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny
Oval Office
Closed Press

11:05AM THE PRESIDENT and Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny will deliver statements to the press; THE VICE PRESIDENT also attends
Oval Office
Pooled Press (Gather Time 10:50AM - Brady Press Briefing Room)

12:00PM THE PRESIDENT, THE VICE PRESIDENT and Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny attend a St. Patrick's Day lunch
United States Capitol
Pooled Press (Gather Time 11:30AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

7:05PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY host a St. Patrick's Day reception; THE VICE PRESIDENT also attends
East Room
Pooled Press (Gather Time 6:30PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)


Briefing Schedule

12:30PM Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney

###
-----

Leave a comment

Get the Sweet widget

More widgets

Video

Lynn Sweet

Lynn Sweet is a columnist and the Washington Bureau Chief for the Chicago Sun-Times.

Stay in touch

About this Entry

This page contains a single entry by Lynn Sweet published on March 17, 2011 6:30 AM.

Obama praises Plouffe, previews 2012 pitch, "We haven't finished the task," to Democratic donors. Transcript was the previous entry in this blog.

Obama on Jim Tyree: "A quintessential Chicagoan... will be sorely missed, but never forgotten" is the next entry in this blog.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.