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President Obama official schedule and guidance, March 14, 2012. State Dinner for British PM Cameron

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THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 13, 2012

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14, 2012

In the morning, the President and the First Lady will welcome British Prime Minister David Cameron and Mrs. Samantha Cameron to the White House. The Vice President and Dr. Biden will also attend. The official arrival ceremony on the South Lawn is open to pre-credentialed press. The deadline to request media credentials has passed.

Later in the morning, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Cameron in the Oval Office. There will be a pool spray at the top of the meeting. The President will then hold an expanded bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Cameron and the Official U.S. and Official U.K. Delegations in the Cabinet Room. The Vice President will also attend. This meeting is closed press.

In the afternoon, the President will hold a joint press conference with Prime Minister Cameron in the Rose Garden. The press conference is open to pre-credentialed press, however the deadline to request media credentials has passed.

In the evening, the President and the First Lady will welcome Prime Minister Cameron and Mrs. Cameron at the North Portico. This arrival is pooled for TV and correspondents and open to pre-credentialed still photographers. The deadline to request media credentials has passed. The President and the First Lady will then take the official photo with Prime Minister Cameron and Mrs. Cameron on the Grand Staircase. This is pooled press.

Later, the President and the First Lady will host a State Dinner in honor of Prime Minister Cameron on the South Lawn. The Vice President and Dr. Biden will also attend. The President and Prime Minister Cameron will each give a toast. The toast remarks during the dinner are pooled press. Following the dinner, the President and the First Lady will attend the State Dinner reception with Prime Minister Cameron and Mrs. Cameron on the South Lawn. There will be pooled press coverage of this event.


In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: Washington Examiner
Radio: Talk Radio


EDT

7:00AM Pool Call Time

9:00AM THE PRESIDENT, THE VICE PRESIDENT, THE FIRST LADY, and DR. BIDEN welcome Prime Minister Cameron and Mrs. Cameron to the White House
South Lawn
Open to Pre-Credentialed Media (Pre-set 7:30AM - Final Gather 8:20AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

10:00AM THE PRESIDENT holds a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Cameron
Oval Office
Pool Spray at the Top (Gather Time 9:45AM - Brady Press Briefing Room)

10:35AM THE PRESIDENT holds an expanded bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Cameron and Official U.S. and Official U.K. Delegations; THE VICE PRESIDENT also attends
Cabinet Room
Closed Press

12:05PM THE PRESIDENT and Prime Minister Cameron hold a joint press conference
Rose Garden
Open to Pre-Credentialed Media (Pre-set 11:00AM - Final Gather 11:45AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

7:00PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY welcome Prime Minister Cameron and Mrs. Cameron
North Portico
Pooled TV & Correspondents, Open to Pre-credentialed Still Photographers (Pre-set 6:00PM - Final Gather 6:30PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

7:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY take official photo with Prime Minister Cameron and Mrs. Cameron
Grand Staircase
Pooled Press (Gather Time 7:10PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

8:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY attend the State Dinner with Prime Minister Cameron and Mrs. Cameron; THE PRESIDENT and Prime Minister Cameron will each deliver a toast; THE VICE PRESIDENT and DR. BIDEN also attend
South Lawn
Pooled Press for Toasts by President Obama and Prime Minister Cameron (Gather Time 8:00PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)
**Travel pool should dress in dark suits for this formal event**

9:40PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY attend the State Dinner Reception with Prime Minister Cameron and Mrs. Cameron
South Lawn
Pooled Press (Gather Time 9:15PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)
**Travel pool should dress in dark suits for this formal event**

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