What White House Correspondents Pack

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Mark Landler walks toward Air Force One in Bismarck, N.D., after covering President Barack Obama’s visit to an Indian reservation. Credit Larry Downing

WASHINGTON — Packing to cover a nine-day presidential trip with stops in four countries — Saudi Arabia, Israel, Belgium and Italy — is a bit more complicated than packing for your typical family vacation.

So what are White House correspondents Peter Baker, Mark Landler and I taking with us when we accompany President Trump on his first official foreign trip?

Here’s a peek inside our suitcases.

Michael:

On these presidential trips abroad, I take the usual things: toiletries, a mix of warm-weather clothing (it will be 110 degrees in Saudi Arabia) and cold-weather clothing (a high of 60 in Brussels), and a bunch of ties.

But because I’m a technology geek, my packing regimen revolves around my gadgets. I’ve got my MacBook Pro, of course, but also an iPhone 7, an iPad Air, an Apple Watch, AirPods and a big portable battery that can charge all of them. In addition, I always bring a bagful of cables: Lightning, USB-C, Ethernet, wall chargers and some HDMI adapters.

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Michael D. Shear at the G-20 meeting in Antalya, Turkey, with President Obama in November 2015.

The other thing I make sure to do: load my iPad with movies and TV shows, for those hours sitting in a van in the motorcade. For this trip, I’ve got some “Madam Secretary,” “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” “Designated Survivor” and “Sense8.”

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