PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Just weeks after attending a fundraising event in Newport, President Obama is making a return to Rhode Island.
A White House spokesperson confirmed for Eyewitness News the president will arrive in the state Thursday, Oct. 16.
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While the details of the trip are not yet available, we’re told the president will “deliver remarks on the economy.”
President Obama made a brief visit to Rhode Island Aug. 29 for a fundraiser for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. That visit lasted less than four hours. No word on how long he’s expected to stay in the state next week.