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President Obama official schedule and guidance, May 2, 2012. Afghanistan return, fund-raiser

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THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 1, 2012

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2012

In the afternoon, the President will return to Washington, DC. The arrival on the South Lawn is open press.

Later in the afternoon, the President will participate in an Ambassador Credentialing Ceremony in the Oval Office. At this event, the President will receive the credentials from foreign Ambassadors recently posted in Washington. The presentation of credentials is a traditional ceremony that marks the formal beginning of an Ambassador's service in Washington. This event is closed press. The following Ambassadors will attend:

Ambassador Choi Youngjin, Republic of Korea
Ambassador Mohamed Abdullah M. Al Rumaihi, State of Qatar
Ambassador Felipe Bulnes Serrano, Republic of Chile
Ambassador Paul Getty Altidor, Republic of Haiti
Ambassador Jose Francisco Villagran de Leon, Republic of Guatemala
Ambassador Chaiyong Satjipanon, Kingdom of Thailand
Ambassador Josip Paro, Republic of Croatia
Ambassador Akan Ismaili, Republic of Kosovo
Ambassador Jeremiah Congbeh Sulunteh, Republic of Liberia
Ambassador Othman bin Hashim, Malaysia

In the evening, the President will attend two campaign events in Washington, DC. These events at The W Hotel are closed press.


In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: Financial Times
Radio: Sirius

Out-of-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: Politico
Radio: FOX

EDT

10:00AM Pool Call Time

1:25PM THE PRESIDENT arrives Joint Base Andrews
Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage

1:40PM THE PRESIDENT arrives the White House
South Lawn
Open Press (Final Gather 1:20PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

3:45PM THE PRESIDENT participates in an Ambassador Credentialing Ceremony
Oval Office
Closed Press

4:30PM THE PRESIDENT attends a campaign event
The W Hotel
Closed Press (In-Town Travel Pool Gather Time 4:00PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

5:30PM THE PRESIDENT attends a campaign event
The W Hotel
Closed Press
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