Schedule for the Week of May 14, 2012
On Monday, the President will travel to New York City to deliver the commencement address at Barnard College. While in New York City, the President will also tape an appearance on "The View." The President will then attend campaign events before returning to Washington, DC, in the evening.
On Tuesday, the President will deliver remarks at the National Peace Officers Memorial Service, an annual ceremony honoring law enforcement who were killed in the line of duty in the previous year. Also on Tuesday, the President will welcome Major League Soccer champions, the LA Galaxy, to the White House to honor their 2011 season and their MLS Cup victory. This visit will also continue the tradition begun by President Obama of honoring sports teams for their efforts to give back to communities as part of their trip to Washington. In the evening, the President and the First Lady will host a dinner for the Combatant Commanders and spouses at the White House. The Vice President will also attend. This dinner is closed press.
On Wednesday, the President will deliver remarks in the Washington, DC area, where he will continue to call on Congress to act on a "To Do List" that will create jobs and help restore middle class security. Also on Wednesday, the President will award Specialist Leslie H. Sabo, Jr., U.S. Army, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry. The First Lady will also attend.
On Thursday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.
On Friday, the President will deliver the opening keynote to the Symposium on Global Agriculture and Food Security at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC. Later on Friday, the President will travel to Camp David for the G-8 Summit, which will address a broad range of economic, political and security issues. The President will remain overnight at Camp David.
On Saturday, the President will remain at Camp David for the G-8 Summit. Later on Saturday, the President will travel to Chicago, Illinois, where he will welcome NATO allies and partners to his hometown for the NATO Summit on May 20-21, which will be the premier opportunity this year for the President to continue his efforts to strengthen NATO in order to ensure that the North Atlantic Alliance remains the most successful alliance in history, while charting the way forward in Afghanistan. The First Lady will travel to Chicago with the President.