Fwd: WH travel pool report #5 - gaggle - news: Garland/senator meetings next week

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From: Lesley Clark >
Date: April 8, 2016 at 1:18:46 PM PDT
To: "Desiree N. Barnes" >
Subject: WH travel pool report #5 - gaggle - news: Garland/senator meetings next week

AF1 landed at 1:17 PM
Deputy Press Secretary Jennifer Friedman gaggled on board --  for the
first time - and said Obama SCOTUS nominee Garland will meet next week
w senators, including some R's: Grassley, Murkowski and Toomey on
Tuesday
Ayotte and King on Wednesday
Portman, Flake, Bennett and Warren on Thursday
She called it "continuing progress" on the administration push and
said WH hopes for eventual hearings.
Obama will convene his national security council at the CIA
headquarters on Wednesday to "review" the effort to combat ISIS. She
called it the latest in a series of meetings at key agencies.
She said the WH didn't have a response to reports that some Obama
donors - such as David Geffen - have appeared in reports generated by
the Panama  Papers
She was also asked about Obama's  remarks at the fundraiser last night
And she said the WH had no response to the Pope-Sanders confusion.
She welcomed the release of an American photographer by the Syrian
government, but had no further details.

Lesley Clark
White House Correspondent
McClatchy Newspapers
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Lesley Clark
White House Correspondent
McClatchy Newspapers
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