Details on Barack Obama's Schenectady visit

obama at hvccUpdate update: There are now details for the rescheduled visit.

Update: The visit has been postponed because of the shooting in Arizona. The White House says it expects to reschedule the event.
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Hot off the email press release we got from the White House this afternoon:

On Tuesday, January 11, President Obama will travel to Schenectady, New York to visit the birthplace of General Electric.
The site is home to GE's largest energy division, including steam turbines, generators, wind and solar, and the future home of GE's advanced battery manufacturing facility. The President will tour the site with GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt and he will make remarks on the importance of growing the economy and making America more competitive by investing in jobs, innovation and clean energy.
The GE plant in Schenectady is a direct beneficiary of GE's power turbine deal with India announced during the President's trip last November.

The POTUS won't be here long -- his stop in the Capital Region is scheduled for just under two hours. The (very short) schedule after the jump.

11:30 am Air Force One lands at ALB

12:15 pm Event at GE starts

1:20 pm Air Force scheduled to depart

Comments

Nothing says "green energy" like flying a jumbo jet into town just to fly out two hours later.

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