President Obama in Denver Today, Medical Marijuana Groups to Protest
Update: Here's the text of Obama's remarks.
President Obama will be in Denver this afternoon to appear at fundraisers for Sen. Michael Bennet. According to his schedule (times changed to Mountain Time):
- 2:50PM: President Obama arrives in Aurora, Colorado
- 3:30PM: President Obama delivers remarks at a grassroots fundraiser for Senator Bennet
- 4:40PM: President Obama delivers remarks at a fundraising reception for Senator Bennet
- 5:35PM: President Obama departs Aurora, Colorado en route Las Vegas, Nevada
He will deliver remarks at a fundraiser for Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) at the Fillmore Auditorium in Denver. He will also deliver remarks at a fundraising reception for Bennet at the Sheraton Hotel.
Medical marijuana activists are holding protests, "Patients Picket Obama: "Get the DEA Out of Colorado" across from the Fillmore. One of the reasons for the protest is the Feb. 12 raid on Chris Bartkowicz. Bartokowicz has a detention/bail hearing this afternoon.
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