President Joe Biden reschedules trip to Chicago after canceling last week's visit

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Monday, October 4, 2021
President Joe Biden reschedules trip to Chicago for this week
President Biden has rescheduled a visit to Chicago for this week after calling off his trip last week.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- President Joe Biden has rescheduled his trip to Chicago after calling off a planned visit last week.

According to his official schedule, President Biden's trip to Chicago on Thursday will highlight the importance of COVID-19 vaccine requirements. Further details about the trip have not been shared.

Biden had been scheduled to visit Chicago last week promote businesses issuing COVID 19 vaccine mandates for workers in Chicago.

A White House official said Biden canceled that trip to remain in Washington to focus on the infrastructure bill and larger economic package instead of traveling to Chicago.