WASHINGTON–President Barack Obama on Friday meets with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the two leaders hold a joint press conference in the morning.

Below, from the White House…

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 1, 2014

 

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

FRIDAY, MAY 2, 2014

 

In the morning, the President and the Vice President will welcome Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany Angela Merkel to the White House. The President will hold a bilateral meeting with Chancellor Merkel in the Oval Office; the Vice President will also attend. There will be a pool spray at the top of the meeting. In their meeting, the President and Chancellor Merkel will discuss promoting economic growth, supporting the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, cooperating within NATO, supporting democracy in Europe’s east, and meeting shared security and economic challenges around the globe.

 

Later in the morning, the President will hold a joint press conference with Chancellor Merkel in the Rose Garden. The press conference is open press.

 

In the afternoon, the President will hold a working lunch with Chancellor Merkel in the Cabinet Room; the Vice President will also attend. The working lunch is closed press.

 

Later in the afternoon, the President will meet with Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) business and faith leaders to discuss commonsense immigration reform in the Roosevelt Room. There will be a stills only pool spray at the top of this meeting.

 

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: Washington Post

Radio: VOA

 

EDT

 

9:00AM          In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

 

9:55AM          THE PRESIDENT holds a bilateral meeting with Chancellor Merkel; THE VICE PRESIDENT also attends

Oval Office

Pool Spray at the Top (Gather Time 9:40AM – Brady Press Briefing Room)

 

11:40AM        THE PRESIDENT and Chancellor Merkel hold a joint press conference

Rose Garden

Open Press (Pre-set 10:30AM – Final Gather 11:20AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

 

12:45PM         THE PRESIDENT holds a working lunch with Chancellor Merkel and Official U.S. and Official German Delegations; THE VICE PRESIDENT also attends

Cabinet Room

Closed Press

 

3:50PM           THE PRESIDENT meets with AAPI Business and Faith Leaders to discuss Commonsense Immigration Reform

Roosevelt Room

Stills Only Pool Spray at the Top (Final Gather 3:35 PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

 

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