THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 7, 2012
DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 2012
In the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. Later, the President will meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. These meetings are closed press.
In the afternoon, the President will host President John Evans Atta Mills of Ghana for a meeting in the Oval Office. The President met President Mills in July 2009 and welcomes the opportunity to reciprocate the warm hospitality that both he and the First Lady received during their visit to Ghana. The two Leaders will have the opportunity to discuss our shared objectives in advancing development, as well as the commercial and economic ties between our two countries. President Obama looks forward to discussing cooperation on a host of other bilateral, regional, and multilateral issues, and deepening our bilateral partnership. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of the meeting with statements.
In the evening, the President and the First Lady will have dinner at a local restaurant with winners of a campaign contest. There will be a travel pool spray at the beginning of the dinner.
In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: St. Petersburg Times
9:30AM Pool Call Time
11:15AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
12:00PM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors
3:30PM THE PRESIDENT hosts President John Evans Atta Mills of Ghana for a meeting
Pool Spray at the Bottom with Statements (Final Gather 3:45PM - Brady Press Briefing Room)
5:35PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY have dinner with winners of a campaign contest
In-Town Travel Pool Spray (Final Gather 5:00PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)
12:30PM Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney