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President Obama official schedule and guidance, June 12, 2012. Shimon Peres, fund-raising

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THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 12, 2012

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 2012

In the afternoon, the President and the Vice President will hold a bilateral meeting with President Shimon Peres of Israel. This meeting in the Oval Office is closed press.

Later in the afternoon, the President will attend a campaign event in Washington, DC. This event at The W Hotel is closed press.

In the evening, the President will award Shimon Peres the Presidential Medal of Freedom at a dinner at the White House in the East Room. The First Lady, the Vice President, Secretary Clinton, and former President Clinton, will also attend. An ardent advocate for Israel's security and for peace, Shimon Peres was elected the ninth President of Israel in 2007. Through his life and work, he has strengthened the unbreakable bonds between Israel and the United States. During the dinner, the President and President Peres will each give a toast. The presentation of the Medal of Freedom and the toast remarks, as well as the entertainment, are pooled press.

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

EDT

10:00AM Pool Call Time

3:20PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT hold a bilateral meeting with President Shimon Peres of Israel
Oval Office
Closed Press

4:40PM THE PRESIDENT attends a campaign event
The W Hotel
Closed Press (In-Town Travel Pool Gather Time 4:10PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

7:10PM THE PRESIDENT awards Shimon Peres the Presidential Medal of Freedom at a dinner at the White House; THE PRESIDENT and President Peres deliver toasts; THE FIRST LADY and the VICE PRESIDENT also attend
East Room
Pooled Press for Presentation of Medal of Freedom and Toasts by President Obama and President Peres (Pre-set 4:00PM - Gather Time 6:55PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)
**Travel pool should dress in dark suits for this formal event**

8:30PM THE PRESIDENT, THE FIRST LADY, and THE VICE PRESIDENT attend a reception with President Peres
East Room
Pooled Press (Gather Time 8:15PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)
**Travel pool should dress in dark suits for this formal event**


Briefing Schedule:

12:30PM Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney

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