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THE SCHEDULE

YESTERDAY

THE SCHEDULE

In the morning the Vice President will hold a meeting with Mayor Vitaliy Klychko of Kyiv, Ukraine. This meeting in the White House will be closed press. 

Later in the morning, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan; the Vice President will also attend. During their meeting, the President and King Abdullah will discuss efforts to counter ISIL, resolve the Syrian conflict, address the needs of Syrian and Iraqi refugees in Jordan and how the U.S. can continue to support the Kingdom’s generosity in hosting these refugees, and assist Jordan as it continues its political and economic reform initiatives. They will also discuss how best to advance prospects for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and other issues of mutual interest. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of this meeting in the Oval Office.

In the afternoon, the President will meet with the Veterans of Foreign War’s National Commander John Biedrzycki and Executive Director Bob Wallace in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press. The Vice President will host President Salvador Sanchez Ceren of El Salvador, President Jimmy Morales of Guatemala, and President Juan Orlando Hernandez of Honduras.  The leaders will discuss their joint efforts to promote prosperity, security, and governance through the Alliance for Prosperity Plan of the Northern Triangle and the United States Strategy for Engagement with Central America.  There will be a pool spray at the top of this meeting at the Blair House.

Later in the afternoon, the President will sign H.R. 1428 – Judicial Redress Act of 2015 and H.R. 644 – Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015. There will be pool sprays of both signings in the Oval Office.

In the evening, the President and First Lady will invite top contemporary artists to the White House as part of its “In Performance at the White House” series. The event celebrates the iconic singer, songwriter, composer and musician Ray Charles. The program will include performances by Yolanda Adams, Leon Bridges, Andra Day, Anthony Hamilton, Brittany Howard, Demi Lovato, Sam Moore, Jussie Smollett, The Band Perry and Usher with Rickey Minor as executive music director. The President’s remarks will be pooled press, and the entire event will be streamed live at WhiteHouse.gov/live.

Later in the evening, the Vice President will depart Washington, DC en route Mexico City, Mexico.

All times ET
10:35 AM

The President holds a bilateral meeting with His Majesty King Abdullah II; The Vice President also attends

Oval OfficePool Spray at the BottomGather Time 11:15AM – Brady Press Briefing Room

2:00 PM

The President meets with the Veterans of Foreign War’s National Commander John Biedrzycki and Executive Director Bob Wallace

Oval OfficeClosed Press

4:15 PM

The President signs H.R. 1428 – Judicial Redress Act of 2015

Oval OfficePool SprayFinal Gather 4:00PM– Brady Press Briefing Room

4:45 PM

The President signs H.R. 644 – Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015

Oval OfficePool SprayFinal Gather 4:30PM– Brady Press Briefing Room

7:00 PM

The President and the First Lady host “In Performance at the White House”

East RoomPooled PressPre-Set 5:30PM; Final Gather 7:00PM – North Doors of the Palm Room

In-Town  Pool Call Time: 9:30
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: Buzzfeed
Radio: AURN

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Source: The White House
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Robert Williams
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