AP WASHINGTON DAYBOOK, Friday, May 31
WHITE HOUSE, ECONOMICS, COURTS
2 p.m. GOOGLE+ HANGOUT — The White House hosts a "We The Geeks" Google+ Hangout on asteroids: asteroid identification, characterization, resource utilization, and hazard mitigation. With Lori Garver, Deputy Administrator, NASA; Bill Nye, Executive Director, Planetary Society; Ed Lu, former astronaut and CEO, B612 Foundation; Peter Diamandis, Co-Founder and Co-Chairman, Planetary Resources; Jose Luis Galache, Astronomer at the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center. Moderated by Cristin Dorgelo of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.
On the Net: https://plus.google.com/+whitehouse/posts+whitehouse/posts
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All times LOCAL.
White House daily tape: 202-456-2358.
White House press office: 202-456-2580.
THE PRESIDENT'S SCHEDULE
9:40 a.m. The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing.
10:20 a.m. The President delivers remarks on student loans. The Rose Garden. Open Press (Pre-Set 9:00 a.m.; Final Gather 10:00 a.m. - North Doors of the Palm Room).
10:50 a.m. The President meets with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen. The Oval Office. Pool Spray at the Bottom (Final Gather 11:10 a.m. - North Doors of the Palm Room).
Notes: Press Briefing by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 12:30 p.m.
VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN
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All times LOCAL.
Vice president's press office: 202-456-0373.
THE VICE PRESIDENT'S SCHEDULE
In the afternoon, the Vice President and Dr. Biden will depart Brasmlia, Brazil, en route Washington, DC.
Later in the morning, the Vice President will travel to the Ministry of External Relations. The Vice Presidents arrival to the Ministry of External Relations is open press.
In the morning, the Vice President will travel to the Presidential Palace to meet with President Dilma Rousseff. The Vice Presidents arrival at the Presidential Palace is open press.
10 a.m. The Vice President will meet with President Dilma Rousseff. There will be a pool spray at the top of this meeting.
11:15 a.m. Vice President Biden will meet with Vice President Michel Temer. There will be a pool spray at the top of this meeting.
12:15 p.m. Vice President Biden will meet with Vice President Michel Temer will deliver statements to the press. Afterwards, Vice President Biden and Vice President Temer will attend a lunch. This lunch is closed press.
Notes: All times local. Brasilia is one hour ahead of Washington, DC.
8:30 a.m. COMMERCE DEPARTMENT — Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for April.
SECRETARY OF STATE KERRY
9:30 a.m. Secretary Kerry holds a bilateral meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany Guido Westerwelle, at the Department of State. (Joint press avail following bilat at approximately 10:15 a.m.) Preset for video cameras: 8:45 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby. Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 9:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
10:50 a.m. Secretary Kerry joins President Obama's meeting with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, at the White House.