UPDATED: 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 11: President Obama plans to tour the Linamar plant about 11 a.m. on Wednesday. He’ll talk about some of the economic proposals he plans to unveil in his State of the Union address.
UPDATED: 3:30 p.m. on Feb. 8: Local Democratic Party Chairman Emmet Carney confirms presidential visit.
UPDATED 3:28 p.m. Thursday: According to WLOS, the White House plans a day trip to Asheville Wednesday February 13, (the day after the president’s State of the Union address) for an event.
WLOSer Ingrid Allstaedt tweets the news:
Breaking: Source tells me The White House is looking for 45-70 rooms for 7 nights starting tomorrow.
That’s the tidbit, so let the speculation begin. Could President Obama and he First Lady be returning for yet another Asheville vacation? Or could Vice President Joe Biden be on his way? Other top White House officials?