First lady Michelle Obama will have to reschedule a planned fundraising swing through the West Coast, the latest casualty in a string of government shutdown repercussions.
Mrs. Obama was supposed to be in Los Angeles on Friday and then in San Francisco by Sunday. But a Democratic operative said the trips have been called off, The Hill reported. Part of the San Francisco trip would have put Mrs. Obama at a joint Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee fundraiser with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.
Most White House staffers have been sent on furlough in recent days — including those who book trips for President Obama and his wife, The Hill reported.
Her travels are supposed to be rescheduled, post-shutdown.