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Pool Reports of February 11, 2022

February 11, 2022

Pool Reports by Philip Wegmann, RealClearPolitics

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February 11, 2022

In-town pool report #1: Upcoming Call with Transatlantic Leaders

Good morning. I am your in-town pool reporter.

The White House passes along the following:

At 11 AM, President Biden will hold a call with Transatlantic leaders today to discuss our shared concerns about Russia’s continued buildup of military forces around Ukraine and continued coordination on both diplomacy and deterrence. Joining the President on the call will be Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, European Council President Charles Michel, President Emmanuel Macron of France, Chancellor Olaf Scholz of Germany, Prime Minister Mario Draghi of Italy, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, President Andrzej Duda of Poland, President Klaus Iohannis of Romania and Prime Minister Boris Johnson of the United Kingdom.

February 11, 2022

In-Town Pool Report #2: Jake Sullivan to Join 2pm Press Briefing

The White House confirms that National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan will be joining Press Secretary Jen Psaki at the Daily Press Briefing today at 2pm.

February 11, 2022 [APP Note: Report #3 does not exist or was not received by the APP.]
February 11, 2022

In-town pool report #4: Transatlantic Call Begins/Ends

President Biden's transatlantic call began at 11:02AM and ended at 12:21PM. An official read out, the White House says, will be coming soon.

February 11, 2022

In-town pool report #5: 2 minute warning

Two-minute warning announced just now.

February 11, 2022

In-Town Pool Report #6: White House Departure

President Biden walked out of the Oval Office, down the West colonnade, and then into the White House. Moments later, he emerged from the residence, pausing to visit briefly with assembled staffers, shaking hands and taking selfies.

It is a beautiful evening. Biden then boarded Marine One which departed at 3:08. He took no questions.

The White House passed along the following list of folks who are travelling with him to Camp David:

Mike Donilon, Assistant to the President & Senior Advisor to the President
Bruce Reed, Assistant to the President & Deputy Chief of Staff
Yohannes Abraham, Deputy Assistant to the President & Chief of Staff and Executive Secretary of the NSC
Ashley Williams, Special Assistant to the President & Deputy Director of Oval Office Operations

February 11, 2022

In-town pool report #7: Lid

The White House called a travel/photo lid just now. Have a great weekend.

February 11, 2022

In-town pool report #8: Biden and Putin Saturday Call

On background:

President Biden and President Putin of Russia will be speaking on Saturday morning. Russia proposed a call Monday. The White House counter-proposed Saturday, and they accepted.

Joseph R. Biden, Pool Reports of February 11, 2022 Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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