Saturday, April 23, 2011

White House Press Gaggle April 22

This is part of the transcript -- the week ahead -- from the gaggle on Air Force One. Read the whole briefing here:
Q Do you have any guidance for the President’s week ahead?

MR. CARNEY: I do, indeed. I have a week ahead for you. The schedule for the week of April 25, 2011: On Monday, the President and the First Lady will host the 2011 White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn. The event will feature live music, sports courts, cooking stations, storytelling, and, of course, Easter egg rolling.

The President will also meet with his national security team for his monthly meeting on Afghanistan and Pakistan.

On Tuesday, the President will welcome Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates to the White House.

On Wednesday, the President and the First Lady will travel to Chicago to tape an episode of the “Oprah Winfrey Show.” The President will then travel to New York to deliver -- New York City to deliver remarks at two DNC events.

On Thursday, the President will welcome Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli to the White House.

On Friday, the President will welcome Auburn University’s football team to the White House to honor the team’s 2010 BCS National Championship. Following the ceremony, Coach Gene Chizik and the Tigers will participate in a "Let's Move" South Lawn Series youth football clinic on the South Lawn. Later the First Family will travel to Cape Canaveral, Florida, to view the launch of the Space Shuttle Endeavour. The President will then travel to Miami, Florida, to deliver the commencement address at Miami-Dade College.

On Saturday, the President and the First Lady will attend the White House Correspondents Dinner.