NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — President Barack Obama has a chance to score a three-point play with a post-Hurricane Sandy tour of the New Jersey coast line that offers a break from the recent controversies that have dogged the White House.
New Jersey’s Republican Gov. Chris Christie at his side to witness the coastal recovery, Obama on Tuesday will seek to reinforce a message of effective government, bipartisanship and economic opportunity.
A White House advisory said Obama would view the ongoing recovery efforts from Sandy and talk about “expanding economic opportunity for families hit by the storm.”
Both men will reprise the bipartisan tableau from Sandy’s aftermath last October when Obama traveled to New Jersey before the election to examine the wreckage.