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Press Tries to Get Into Obama's Vacation Golf Club, But Is Denied

2:23 PM, Feb 18, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
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After not seeing Barack Obama all weekend, the press are finally being let into the Floridian, the exclusive golf club that's hosted the president the last few days. Via the pool report: 

Pool is being swept at 1:30 pm for its entry into the Floridian for day three of the golf trip. Golf is already underway.  From deputy press secretary Josh Earnest:
 Today, the President played golf with USTR Ron Kirk, Dr. Eric Whitaker and White House aide Marvin Nicholson.
Pool will be here a few hours. Slightly overcast day, but warmer, and wind has died.

Nevertheless, it's not clear whether the press will be allowed to catch a glimpse of Obama.

Yesterday, when Obama hit the links with Tiger Woods, the press was only told that the outing had occurred. The White House gave nobody in the press access to the round of golf. 

UPDATE: The press, it turns out, never made it in: 

Pool never made it inside the Floridian gates, but remained just outside of them for much of the afternoon. No POTUS spotting and motorcade now rolling at 5 pm to Palm Beach International Airport. About a 45-minute ride.... 

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