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President Obama official schedule and guidance, May 12, 2010. Karzai meetings, press conference

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 11, 2010

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

WEDNESDAY, MAY 12, 2010

In the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

Later, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with President Karzai of Afghanistan in the Oval Office. There will be a pool spray for still photographers at the bottom of the meeting. Later in the morning, the President will hold a joint press conference with President Karzai in the East Room. The press conference is open press.

In the afternoon, the President and President Karzai will have lunch along with several members of the U.S. national security team and their Afghan counterparts in the Cabinet Room. This lunch is closed press.

Later, the President will meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

Also tomorrow, beginning at 10:00AM, Solicitor General Elena Kagan will travel to Capitol Hill to meet separately with Senator Reid, Senator McConnell, Senator Leahy, Senator Sessions, Senator Durbin, Senator Hatch, Senator Kohl, and Senator Feinstein.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CBS

Print: The Hill

Radio: CBS

EDT

9:00AM Pool Call Time

9:30AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

10:15AM THE PRESIDENT holds bilateral meeting with President Karzai

Oval Office

Pool spray at the bottom for still photographers (Gather Time 10:30AM – Briefing Room)

11:15AM THE PRESIDENT holds a joint press conference with President Karzai

East Room

Open Press (Pre-set 9:30AM – Final Gather 10:45AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

12:25PM THE PRESIDENT has lunch with President Karzai

Cabinet Room

Closed Press

2:00PM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors

Oval Office

Closed Press

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