Reuters logo
Obama statement delayed to 1:30 pm EDT
August 8, 2011 / 3:34 PM / 6 years ago

Obama statement delayed to 1:30 pm EDT

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Monday that President Barack Obama’s statement to reporters about the economy would be delayed by half an hour to 1:30 p.m. EDT.

<p>U.S. President Barack Obama talks about military veterans entering the workforce while at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, August 5, 2011. REUTERS/Larry Downing</p>

U.S. stocks tumbled after rating agency Standard & Poor’s cut the country’s top-tier AAA credit rating on Friday. Obama was expected to address that in his remarks.

Reporting by Jeff Mason

Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.
0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below