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Breaking News: President Obama, Mitt Romney Cancel WI Visits

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Breaking News: President Obama, Mitt Romney Cancel WI Visits

CREATED Oct. 29, 2012

Green Bay - In a statement released this morning, The White House Press Secretary says the President will no longer travel to Green Bay tomorrow, so that he can stay in Washington, DC on Tuesday and closely monitor the impact of and response to Hurricane Sandy.  

The President has instructed his team to make sure that needed federal resources are in place to support state and local recovery efforts.  

The President's challenger also canceled a planned event in the Milwaukee Area scheduled for Monday Night. In a statement, the Romney campaign also cited the storm as the reason behind the decision. "Governor Romney believes this is a time for the nation and its leaders to come together and focus on those Americans who are in harms way."

 

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