PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — It appears President Donald Trump’s visit to Beaver County’s cracker plant is being postponed.
According to a source from Shell Oil, the trip is being postponed in wake of the deadly shooting attacks in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, over the weekend.
The visit to Potter Township was planned for Thursday, the Pittsburgh Business Times reports.
Just received this statement from a White House official: “In light of this weekend’s tragedies, the President has postponed his visit to Monaca, Pennsylvania.” Stay tuned to @KDKA for more. pic.twitter.com/fn6psWADf5
— Jon Delano KDKA (@JonDelano) August 5, 2019
President Trump was to tour the plant, and then offer remarks regarding his administration’s economic policies and domestic manufacturing.
It remains unclear at this point when the visit will be rescheduled.
Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.