President Biden to visit Denver during 3-state tour of the West

Kyle Cooke
Rocky Mountain PBS
Posted 9/9/21

President Joe Biden is visiting Denver Monday, Sept. 13, as part of a three-state tour across the West, the White House announced Thursday.

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President Biden to visit Denver during 3-state tour of the West

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President Joe Biden is visiting Denver Monday, Sept. 13, as part of a three-state tour across the West, the White House announced Thursday.

Before arriving in Denver, the president will make stops in Boise, Idaho, and Sacramento, California, for updates on wildfires in those states — the smoke of which has been traveling to Colorado over the summer.

Biden's trip to California is just days ahead of the recall election of California's Gov. Gavin Newsom. Biden will participate in an event with Newsom during the trip.

Details about Biden’s visit in Denver are limited at this point; the White House only said Biden will be participating in a “Build Back Better” event. Build Back Better is the administration’s plan for the economy.

The trip will be Biden’s first visit to Colorado as president. As The Colorado Sun reported, Biden did not visit Colorado during the 2020 campaign.

Nevertheless, Democrat Biden scored a decisive victory in Colorado, beating out incumbent Republican President Donald Trump by over 13 points.

Earlier this year, in March, Vice President Kamala Harris spent an afternoon in Denver meeting with Gov. Jared Polis and small business owners to tout the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill that Congress passed in the spring.

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