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Obama to campaign in Vegas today; after addressing embassy attacks

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Photo - Protesters destroy an American flag pulled down from the U.S. embassy in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. Egyptian protesters, largely ultra conservative Islamists, have climbed the walls of the U.S. embassy in Cairo, went into the courtyard and brought down the flag, replacing it with a black flag with Islamic inscription, in protest of a film deemed offensive of Islam. (AP Photo/Mohammed Abu Zaid)
Protesters destroy an American flag pulled down from the U.S. embassy in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. Egyptian protesters, largely ultra conservative Islamists, have climbed the walls of the U.S. embassy in Cairo, went into the courtyard and brought down the flag, replacing it with a black flag with Islamic inscription, in protest of a film deemed offensive of Islam. (AP Photo/Mohammed Abu Zaid)
Politics,Beltway Confidential,Charlie Spiering

The White House has just released an updated schedule for today, after the embassy attacks in Libya and Egypt.

According to the new schedule Obama will deliver a statement in the Rose Garden at 10:00 a.m.

The schedule, however, still maintains that Obama will leave the White House this afternoon to travel to Las Vegas for a campaign event at the Cashman Center.

Later in the evening, the president will travel to Denver, Colorado where he will remain overnight.

 

Full text below:

UPDATED: In the morning, the President will deliver a statement in the Rose Garden. Secretary of State Clinton will also attend. This statement is open press.

 

10:35AM        THE PRESIDENT delivers a statement

Rose Garden

Open Press (Pre-Set 9:30AM—Final Gather 10:15AM—North Doors of the Palm Room)   

 

 

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 11, 2012

 

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2012

 

In the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

 

In the afternoon, the President will depart the White House en route Las Vegas, Nevada. The departure from the South Lawn and the arrival at McCarran International Airport are open press.

 

While in Las Vegas, the President will deliver remarks at a campaign event. The President’s remarks at the Cashman Center are open to pre-credentialed media.

 

In the evening, the President will depart Las Vegas, Nevada en route Aurora, Colorado. The departure from McCarran International Airport and the arrival at Buckley Air Force Base are open press.

 

The President will remain overnight in Denver, Colorado.

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