Obama Schedules Another Event on Climate Change Bill

Posted June 29, 2009 at 9:20am

The White House has just scheduled remarks by President Barack Obama at midday Monday on energy, signaling a sustained effort by the president to continue the push for climate change legislation following House passage of the bill Friday.The decision to produce Obama is the latest in a series of ad hoc moves the White House has made in the past few days to publicize the bill and begin to lay the groundwork for its passage in the Senate.Obama on Sunday invited a small group of journalists into the Oval Office to discuss the legislation. He also scrapped a weekly radio address slated to focus on health care and replaced it with remarks on climate change and the bill approved by the House.