Obama cancels Florida event due to hurricane

WASHINGTON - US President Barack Obama has canceled a political campaign appearance in Orlando, Florida due to hurricane Sandy, the White House announced early Monday.

By (AFP)

Published: Mon 29 Oct 2012, 5:27 PM

Last updated: Fri 3 Apr 2015, 1:30 PM

“Due to deteriorating weather conditions in the Washington area, the president will not attend today’s campaign event in Orlando,” White House spokesman Jay Carney said. “The President will return to the White House to monitor the preparations for and early response to Hurricane Sandy.”

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