President Obama begins his week by traveling to the Gulf Coast to assess the ongoing efforts to counter the BP oil spill. He will arrive at the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport late morning.
Upon arrival, President Obama will receive a briefing with Admiral Allen and local officials on efforts to fight the BP oil spill at the Coast Guard Station Gulfport in Gulfport, Mississippi. The President will then host a roundtable and meet with local residents in Gulfport, Mississippi.
In the afternoon, the President will travel to Theodore, Alabama. Upon arrival in Theodore, the President will tour the Theodore Staging Facility. Following the tour, the President will deliver remarks to the press. Join Row 2, Seat 4 at 4:40p.m. ET as we stream these remarks live. [foxlivestream]
Later in the afternoon, the President will travel by ferry from Dauphin Island, Alabama to Fort Morgan, Alabama. In the evening, the President will travel to Pensacola, Florida and remain overnight night. White House Correspondent Major Garrett will have more details of the President's Gulf Coast trip during Monday's Special Report with Bret Baier.
Also tomorrow, Solicitor General Elena Kagan will travel to Capitol Hill to meet with Senator Kyl.
Vice President Biden has recently returned from his travels to Africa where he was able to participate in the opening World Cup Soccer festivities. He will have no public events Monday.