Thu May 9, 2013
Video: Watch Obama Speak at Applied Materials
Update: President Obama's remarks have concluded. You can see KUT News' continuing coverage of Obama in Austin here.
Original post: President Barack Obama is schedueld to speak momentarily at Applied Materials in northeast Austin. It's part of his first stop on his “Middle Class Jobs and Opportunity Tour.” The White House says Austin was picked as the place to start the tour because it leads the country in manufacturing and tech job growth.
“We’re looking forward to showcasing the innovative spirit of Austin as a model for the rest of the country,” U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park says in a video on the White House website.