President Obama will make his second trip to Minnesota in the month of August. On Tuesday, August 30, the president will speak before the American Legion’s national convention in Minneapolis. The convention will be held from Saturday, August 27 until Thursday, September 1.
GOP Rep. Michele Bachmann, who is running to replace Obama in the White House, is scheduled to speak at the convention on Thursday. Gov. Dayton and other members of Minnesota’s congressional delegation, including DFL Rep. Tim Walz, DFL Sen. Amy Klobuchar, DFL Rep. Keith Ellison and DFL Sen. Al Franken, are also scheduled to attend the event. The Veterans Affairs Secretary and House Veterans Affairs Committee Chair Jeff Miller, R-FL, will also speak at the event.
Here’s the schedule: