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Obama guidance press schedule March 10, 2016. Canada State Dinner

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Below, from the White House…

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 9, 2016

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2016

In the morning, the President and the First Lady will welcome The Right Honorable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P., Prime Minister of Canada, and Mrs. Sophie Grégoire Trudeau to the White House for an Official Visit with a State Dinner. The 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 Trudeau in the Oval Office. There will be a pool spray at the top of the meeting.

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

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

Later in the evening, the President and the First Lady will host a State Dinner in honor of Prime Minister Trudeau in the East Room. The President and Prime Minister Trudeau 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 Trudeau and Mrs. Sophie Grégoire Trudeau in the State Dining Room. 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: ABC

Print: NY Post

Radio: SRN

EDT

7:00AM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

9:00AM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY welcome Prime Minister Trudeau and Mrs. Sophie Grégoire Trudeau to the White House

South Lawn

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media (Pre-set 7:30AM; Final Gather 8:30AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

10:05AM THE PRESIDENT holds a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Trudeau

Oval Office

Pool Spray at the Top (Gather Time 9:50AM – Rose Garden)

11:40AM THE PRESIDENT and Prime Minister Trudeau hold a joint press conference

Rose Garden

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media (Pre-set 10:40AM; Final Gather 11:20AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

6:55PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY welcome Prime Minister Trudeau and Mrs. Sophie Grégoire Trudeau

North Portico

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media (Pre-set 5:30PM; Final Gather 6:30PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

7:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY take an official photo with Prime Minister Trudeau and Mrs. Sophie Grégoire Trudeau

Grand Staircase

Pooled Press (Gather Time 7:00PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

8:40PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY attend the State Dinner with Prime Minister Trudeau and Mrs. Sophie Grégoire Trudeau; THE PRESIDENT and Prime Minister Trudeau each deliver a toast

East Room

Pooled Press for Toasts by President Obama and Prime Minister Trudeau (Gather Time 8:30PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

**Travel pool should dress in dark attire for this formal event**

10:00PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY attend the State Dinner Reception with Prime Minister Trudeau and Mrs. Sophie Grégoire Trudeau

State Dining Room

Pooled Press (Gather Time 9:45PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

**Travel pool should dress in dark attire for this formal event**