White House Makes Official No KU Trip Friday
April 16, 2013

The White House has announced President Obama will not visit the University of Kansas as planned Friday.
No reason was given in the announcement. But the events in Boston may have played a role in the change of plans.
The White House, however, says the President will travel to Boston Thursday.
According to the announcement, "On Thursday morning, the President will travel to Boston to speak at an interfaith service dedicated to those who were gravely wounded or killed in Monday’s bombing near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. "
The Associated Press reported earlier, citing Kansas Democratic officials, they were looking for space on campus for three to six thousand people for the official Presidential visit.
No other details on the trip were announced prior to today’s cancellation.
Since Monday’s deadly bombing, the Administration’s focus has been largely on the investigation of who is responsible for the Boston attack.

Obama Cancels KU Visit
April 16, 2013

A White House source says President Obama has cancelled, or at the very least, postponed his planned trip to the University of Kansas on Friday. Developing.