Subject: WH Travel Pool #2
Air Force One was wheels up from Andrews at 10:19, and wheels down at 11:23 am at NKY/Cincy Intl Airport.
Earnest and Psaki gaggled for about a half hour, covering the WTO trade action against China, the continued unrest in the Arab world (POTUS called heads of mission at U.S. embassies in Tunisia, Sudan, Libya and Yemen), the Chicago teachers strike, Israeli PM’s comments on Sunday shows, the anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, and Afghanistan, among other topics. Full readout in pool report to come.
After de-planing POTUS mingled with greeters in the receiving line, then posed for a group shot in front of the plane. No viewing pen during this brief time in a deep red state.
Full list of greeters, according to the campaign:
Mayor Mark Mallory , Mayor of Cincinnati
Jack Conway, Attorney General of Kentucky
At 11:40 motorcade is rolling to Cincinnati.
Tribune Washington Bureau