President Obama To Tout Bailout, Education At Ann Arbor Stop

January 26, 2012

President Obama continues his campaign swing through likely battleground states in the next election with a stop today (Fri.)at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Mr. Obama is expected to amplify remarks made in his State of the Union address that Detroit could serve as a model for economic success. At a time when Detroit faces possible bankruptcy the President is touting the federal bailout of the city’s signature auto industry as one of his chief economic victories. But Senior White House Advisor Valerie Jarrett the President wants to remind people that his Administration helped save millions of jobs and create thousands more. Jarrett said, “And that has been terrific for Detroit, it’s been terrific for Michigan and we can see that happen all over the country.” In Ann Arbor Mr. Obama is also expected to address the need for making higher education more affordable.