Obama scheduled for RI visit in late August

President Barack Obama speaks about the My Brother’s Keeper Initiative, at the Walker Jones Education Campus in Washington, Monday, July 21, 2014. A US appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Obama's health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low-and middle-income people who have bought policies. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

NEWPORT, R.I. (WPRI) – It looks like U.S. President Obama will be taking a trip to the Ocean State in late August.

Obama is scheduled to arrive in Newport August 29. A White House official said he is going to Rhode Island to attend a fundraiser for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

The August visit will be Obama’s first trip to Rhode Island since 2010.

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