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From: Michael Shear >
Date: April 25, 2016 at 9:10:10 AM GMT+2
To: "Gabriel, Brian A. Jr. EOP/WHO" >
Subject: Travel Pool Report #2 -- arrival / remarks at Messe
POTUS arrived at the Hanover Messe shortly before 9 am local time and quickly moved to a short statement.
POTUS and Merkel talked about "the spirit of innovation" to a group of executives attending the fair.
POTUS said he is "Proud to showcase America's spirit of innovation"
Said it gives him "another chance for me to tell everyone to come here and buy in America."
He said at the fair at the American pavilion you will find companies that are "Ready to greet you with open arms."
He called the corporate competition "healthy."
POTUS said that the result of fairs like this are that you "See more partnerships, more trade and more good jobs."
Michael D. Shear
White House Correspondent
The New York Times