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President Obama official schedule and guidance May 2, 2013. Mexico City, Penny Pritzker

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NOTE..Though not yet on the official schedule--the White House will probably update--Obama will tap today Penny Pritzker for Commerce Secretary and Michael Froman for U.S. Trade Representative.

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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 1, 2013

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

THURSDAY, MAY 2, 2013

In the morning, the President will travel to Mexico City, Mexico. The departure from the South Lawn and the arrival at Benito Juarez International Airport are open press.

While in Mexico City, the President will participate in a bilateral meeting with President Peña Nieto at the Palacio Nacional-Salon de Recepciones. There will be travel pool spray at the top of the bilateral meeting.

Later, the President will meet and greet with United States Embassy personnel at the InterContinental Presidente Hotel in Mexico City, Mexico. This visit is closed press.

In the afternoon, the President and President Peña Nieto will hold a press conference at the Palacio Nacional in the Treasury Room. This press conference will be open to pre-credentialed media.

In the evening, the President will attend a working dinner with President Peña Nieto at Los Pinos. This dinner is closed press.

The President will remain overnight in Mexico City, Mexico.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: Regional Reporters

Radio: AURN

Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: Washington Post

EDT

9:00AM Pool Call Time

10:45AM THE PRESIDENT departs the White House en route Joint Base Andrews

South Lawn

Open Press (Final Gather 10:20AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

11:00AM THE PRESIDENT departs Joint Base Andrews en route Mexico City, Mexico

Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Call Time 9:30AM - Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews)

2:15PM THE PRESIDENT arrives Mexico City, Mexico

Benito Juarez International Airport, Mexico City, Mexico

Open Press

3:05PM THE PRESIDENT and President Peña Nieto of Mexico hold a bilateral meeting

Palacio Nacional-Salon de Recepciones

Travel Pool Spray at the Top

4:10PM THE PRESIDENT and President Peña Nieto of Mexico hold a press conference

Palacio Nacional, Treasury Room

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media

5:35PM THE PRESIDENT meets and greets with United States Embassy personnel

InterContinental Presidente Hotel, Mexico City, Mexico

Closed Press

7:15PM THE PRESIDENT and President Peña Nieto of Mexico meet for a working dinner

Los Pinos, Mexico City, Mexico

Closed Press

Briefing Schedule

Press Secretary Jay Carney will Gaggle Aboard Air Force One

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