President Biden is ready for departure to Tulsa International Airport.

Greetings from a splendidly sunny JBA.

POTUS disembarked Marine One at 11:39 and boarded AF1, ready for departure to Tulsa International Airport.

Pool got a wave from President Biden but no chance to ask questions. Staff accompanying Biden off Marine One included Susan Rice, Jen O’Malley Dillon and Cedric Richmond.

We’re wheels up imminently. Flight time about 2-1/2 hours.

Principal Deputy Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre will brief during the flight. You’ll be able to follow audio of this on the White House website so pool will not cover unless there is additional material.


On arrival, Biden is scheduled to visit Tulsa’s Greenwood Cultural Center and meet with survivors of the racist massacre that took place in the Greenwood community 100 years ago, resulting in the deaths of hundreds and annihilation of a neighborhood popularly known as the “Black Wall Street.”

The weather in Tulsa is forecast to be in the 60s with a chance of showers.

The White House provides this list of staff traveling with the president:

  • Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Marcia Fudge
  • Susan Rice, Director of the Domestic Policy Council
  • Jen O’Malley Dillon, Deputy Chief of Staff
  • Cedric Richmond, Director of the Office of Public Engagement
  • Vinay Reddy, Director of Speechwriting
  • Kurt Campbell, NSC Coordinator for the Indo-Pacific
  • Karine Jean-Pierre, Principal Deputy Press Secretary
  • Shuwanza Goff, Deputy Director of Legislative Affairs & House Liaison
  • Ashley Williams, Deputy Director of Oval Office Operations
  • Stephen Goepfert, Personal Aide to the President
  • Travis Dredd, Trip Director
  • Meghan Hays, Director of Message Planning
  • Jenn Jones, Department of Housing and Urban Development Chief of Staff
  • And for the record:

    Upon arrival to Joint Base Andrews, the President will be greeted by Colonel Marcus Cooley, 89th Mission Support Group Commander.

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