Obama To Discuss Shutdown At Local Construction Company Today

AP

President Barack Obama on Thursday is scheduled to visit M. Luis Construction Company in Rockville, Md. to discuss how the government shutdown would affect small businesses and the need for Congress to pass a budget, the White House said. 

Obama is scheduled to deliver remarks at 10:40 a.m. ET.

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