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Subject: Obama pool — president’s departure from WH to Hill


The president’s party emerged from the north portico at 10:38 a.m., escorted by a four-man Marine guard.


Jill Biden and the wife of Sen. Lamar Alexander came out first, alone, and got into a black limo. A second limo pulled up and the first lady and the wife of Sen. Chuck Schumer came out and got into that one.


The VP and Sen. Alexander got into the third limo.


The president and Sen. Schumer emerged together and got into the fourth car. Obama saluted the Marines before boarding.


The crowd cheered as the motorcade pulled out and turned east toward the Capitol.