Obama To Deliver Remarks On The Economy In New Orleans Today

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President Barack Obama on Friday is slated to visit New Orleans for an event on the economy, the White House said.

The President is scheduled to tour the Port of New Orleans and then deliver remarks at 12:10 p.m. ET. He is expected to discuss “discuss the importance of taking measures to grow the economy and create jobs by increasing our exports,” according to the White House.

Obama is also scheduled to travel to Florida later in the afternoon to attend a pair of Democratic fundraisers. He is expected to attend an event for the Democratic National Committee in Coral Gables, then deliver remarks at an event for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee in Miami.

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