Obama, Chris Christie to Tour Recovery Efforts at Jersey Shore
(ASBURY PARK, N.J.) — Nearly six months after superstorm Sandy ravaged the Jersey Shore, President Obama will return to New Jersey on Tuesday to get a firsthand look at the recovery and rebuilding efforts.
Obama will join Gov. Chris Christie Tuesday afternoon in Asbury Park, N.J., where he will speak about the rebuilding efforts. The pair will tour areas that were hard hit by last September’s storm.
In addition to the tour, President Obama will meet with citizens and business owners from the area, who “have shown such resilience in the face of the destructive storm, and make clear that while the rebuilding efforts to date have been extensive, the administration will continue to stand with the impacted communities as the important work of recovery continues,” says a White House press release.
Obama and Christie took a similar tour of the damaged areas of New Jersey near the end of Obama’s 2012 presidential campaign.
The stop in New Jersey comes just one day after the president toured Moore, Okla., to see firsthand the damage following last week’s tornado.
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