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President Obama official schedule and guidance, Feb. 16, 17, 18, 2013. President's Day weekend in Palm Beach

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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 14, 2013

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16, SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17 AND MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2013

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 host President Giorgio Napolitano of Italy for a bilateral meeting in the Oval Office. President Napolitano will soon conclude his term in office, following a long and distinguished career of service to Italy, a close ally and friend of the United States. The President looks forward to welcoming President Napolitano to pay a farewell call and further reinforce the strong and enduring bonds between our two countries. There will be a pool spray at the top of the meeting.

Later, the President will welcome to the White House the 18 recipients of the 2012 Presidential Citizens Medal, the nation's second-highest civilian honor. The President's remarks in the East Room are open press.

In the afternoon, the President will travel to Chicago, Illinois. The departure from the South Lawn and the arrival at Chicago O'Hare International Airport are open press.

While in Chicago, the President will deliver remarks at Hyde Park Academy to discuss proposals unveiled in the State of the Union Address that focus on strengthening the economy for the middle class and those striving to get there. The President's remarks will be open press.

Later, the President will depart Chicago, Illinois en route Palm City, Florida. The departure from Chicago O'Hare International Airport and the arrival at Palm Beach International Airport are open press.


The President will remain in Palm City, Florida through Monday, February 18, 2013. There are no public events scheduled.

Friday's (February 15, 2013) In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CBS

Print: National Journal

Radio: SRN

Friday's (February 15, 2013) Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CBS

Print: AFP

Radio: NPR

Saturday's (February 16, 2013) Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: Washington Post

Sunday's (February 17, 2013) Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: FOX

Print: AFP

Monday's (February 18, 2013) In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: NBC

Print: NY Daily News

Radio: VOA

Monday's (February 18, 2013) Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: NBC

Print: Washington Post

Radio: NBC

EST

8:30AM In-Town Pool Call Time

9:30AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

10:00AM THE PRESIDENT meets with President Giorgio Napolitano of Italy

Oval Office

Pool Spray at the Top (Final Gather 9:50AM - Brady Press Briefing Room)

11:10AM THE PRESIDENT welcomes the 18 recipients of the 2012 Presidential Citizens Medal
East Room

Open Press (Pre-set 9:30AM - Final Gather 10:30AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

12:10PM THE PRESIDENT departs the White House en route Joint Base Andrews

South Lawn

Open Press (Final Gather 11:45AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

12:25PM THE PRESIDENT departs Joint Base Andrews en route Chicago, Illinois

Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Call Time 10:45AM - Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews)

CT

1:10PM THE PRESIDENT arrives Chicago, Illinois

Chicago O'Hare International Airport

Open Press

2:45PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks to discuss proposals unveiled in the State of the Union Address that focus on strengthening the economy for the middle class and those striving to get there

Hyde Park Academy, Chicago, Illinois

Open Press

4:30PM THE PRESIDENT departs Chicago, Illinois

Chicago O'Hare International Airport

Open Press

EST

8:00PM THE PRESIDENT arrives West Palm Beach, Florida

Palm Beach International Airport

Open Press

Briefing Schedule

Principal Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest will gaggle aboard Air Force One

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