WEEKEND GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2012 AND SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2012
On Saturday, the President has no public events scheduled.
On Sunday, the President and the First Lady will host the Kennedy Center Honorees Reception in the East Room. The President will deliver remarks. The President’s remarks are pooled press. Later, the President and the First Lady will attend the Kennedy Center Honors at the Kennedy Center. There will be travel pool coverage.
Saturday, December 1, 2012
11:00AM Pool Call Time
Sunday, December 2, 2012
9:45AM Pool Call Time
5:20PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at the Kennedy Center Honors Reception
Pooled Press (Pre-set 3:00PM – Final Gather 4:30PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)
7:30PM THE PRESIDENT and FIRST LADY attend the Kennedy Center Honors
Travel Pool Coverage (Gather Time 6:55PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)
**Travel pool should dress in dark suits for this formal event**
Schedule for the Week of December 3, 2012
On Monday, the President will host Prime Minister Boyko Borissov of Bulgaria at the White House. The President welcomes the opportunity to discuss a broad range of bilateral and regional issues during their Oval Office meeting, including Bulgaria’s leadership in NATO and its valuable contributions to the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan. The President also looks forward to receiving updates on Bulgaria’s investigation into the July 18, 2012 terrorist attack in Burgas and ongoing rule of law and judicial reforms. Then the President will deliver remarks to the Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) symposium being held at the National Defense University. On the 20th anniversary of the CTR program, the President will note the extraordinary progress that’s been made in securing nuclear material, and thank Senators Nunn and Lugar for their longstanding leadership on these issues.
On Tuesday, the President will meet with governors at the White House to discuss the actions we need to take to keep our economy growing and find a balanced approach to reduce our deficit.
On Wednesday, the President will deliver remarks to members of the Business Roundtable. Then the President will deliver remarks at the 2012 Tribal Nations Conference.
On Thursday, the President and the First Family will attend the National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse.
On Friday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.