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President Obama official schedule and guidance, Feb. 26, 2013. Newport News, Va.

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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 25, 2013

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2013

In the morning, the President and the Vice President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

Later in the morning, the President will depart the White House en route Newport News, Virginia. The departure from the South Lawn and the arrival at Joint Base Langley-Eustis are open press.

While in Virginia, the President will visit Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, to highlight the devastating impact the sequester will have on jobs and middle class families if Congressional Republicans fail to compromise to avert the sequester. On March 1st, a series of automatic cuts could go into effect that would severely affect companies like this one that depend on the defense industry, and its workers. This company has a supplier base in all 50 states, many of which are small businesses that rely solely on Newport News Shipbuilding for their business. The President's remarks are open to pre-credentialed media.

In the afternoon, the President will depart Newport News, Virginia en route Washington, DC. The departure from Joint Base Langley-Eustis and the arrival on the South Lawn are open press.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: Tampa Bay Times

Radio: Sirius XM

Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: Washington Post

Radio: FOX

EST

9:30AM In-Town Pool Call Time

10:05AM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

10:50AM THE PRESIDENT departs the White House en route Joint Base Andrews

South Lawn

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

11:05AM THE PRESIDENT departs Joint Base Andrews en route Newport News, Virginia

Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Pool Call Time 9:15AM - Virginia Gate)

11:50AM THE PRESIDENT arrives Newport News, Virginia

Joint Base Langley-Eustis

Open Press

1:05PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks on the devastating impact the sequester will have on jobs and middle class families if Congressional Republicans fail to compromise to avert the sequester by March 1st

Newport News Shipbuilding

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media

2:05PM THE PRESIDENT departs Newport News, Virginia

Joint Base Langley-Eustis

Open Press

2:50PM THE PRESIDENT arrives Joint Base Andrews

Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage

3:05PM THE PRESIDENT arrives the White House

South Lawn

Open Press (Final Gather 2:45PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

Briefing Schedule

Press Secretary Jay Carney will Gaggle Aboard Air Force One

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