By Jueseppi B.
Think yesterday’s events were fun, just wait until today when Vice President Joseph Robinette “Joe” Biden, Jr. joins Barack Hussein Obama for day two of The College Affordability Bus Tour!!
White House Tweets – August 23, 2013
White House Schedule – August 23, 2013
The President is scheduled to make a speech at Lackawanna College in Scranton on Friday, according to college spokeswoman Wendy Evans.
Lackawanna College President Mark Volk sent an email out to all college staff members Friday alerting them of the President’s visit. “As we begin a new year at Lackawanna College, I can think of no better visitor than the President of the United States. This will be a very busy … very happy start to the new school year,” he wrote.
Vice President Joe Biden is expected to join the President at his appearance in the city, according to Scranton Mayor Chris Doherty and a White House official.
On Friday, the President will participate in a town hall event at Binghamton University and will deliver remarks at an event at Lackawanna College.
At each stop, the President will “discuss the importance of ensuring that every American has the opportunity to achieve a quality education by reducing cost and improving the value of higher education for middle-class students and their families,” according to an email sent to congressional offices by the White House and obtained by The Times Leader.
The tour extends President Obama’s recent effort to refocus on economic issues ahead of looming fiscal fights with Congress. In appearances at other.
Friday, August 23 2013 All Times ET
12:45 PM: The President participates in a town hall at Binghamton University, N.Y.
4:40 PM: The President and the Vice President deliver remarks on college affordability at Lackawanna College, P.A.
6:50 PM: The President arrives Joint Base Andrews.
7:05 PM: The President arrives at the White House via Marine One on The South Lawn.
FACT SHEET on the President’s Plan to Make College More Affordable: A Better Bargain for the Middle Class
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