Obama uses Fort Hood Memorial to Attend 2 DNC Fundraisers in Texas

Obama Mourning in the Morning and Fundraising in the Evening

In the morning, the President and First Lady will travel to Killeen, Texas. The departure from the South Lawn and arrival at Robert Gray Army Airfield are open press.


In Killeen, the President and First Lady will attend a memorial ceremony on Fort Hood.  The President will deliver remarks paying tribute to the victims of the tragedy that occurred on April 2.  The ceremony is pooled for TV and open to limited, pre-credentialed stills and correspondents.

Following this event, the President and First Lady will depart Killeen en route Houston, Texas. The departure from Robert Gray Army Airfield and the arrival at George Bush Intercontinental Airport are open press.

While in Houston, the President will attend a DNC event. Following this, the President will deliver remarks and answer questions at a joint DCCC/DSCC dinner. The first event is closed press, and the dinner is open to the print pool for remarks only.

The President and First Lady will remain overnight in Houston.



 9:05AM         THE PRESIDENT and FIRST LADY depart the White House

9:20AM         THE PRESIDENT and FIRST LADY depart Joint Base Andrews


11:30AM       THE PRESIDENT and FIRST LADY arrive in Killeen, Texas

2:00PM          THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY attend a memorial ceremony

Sadowski Field, Fort Hood

3:30PM          THE PRESIDENT and FIRST LADY depart Killeen, Texas

Robert Gray Army Airfield

4:20PM          THE PRESIDENT and FIRST LADY arrive in Houston, Texas

George Bush Intercontinental Airport

5:00PM          THE PRESIDENT attends a DNC event

Private Residence, Houston, Texas

7:20PM          THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks and answers questions at a joint DCCC/DSCC dinner

Private Residence, Houston, Texas

Briefing Schedule

Press Secretary Jay Carney will gaggle aboard Air Force One en route Killeen, Texas.


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