The White House has released President Joe Biden’s schedule for his trip today to Crystal Lake where he will promote his American Families Plan.
Biden departed the White House en route to Joint Base Andrews at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday and arrived at the base at 9:50 a.m. where he is departing for Chicago.
The president is scheduled to arrive at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago at 11:35 a.m. and will depart for Crystal Lake at 12 p.m.
He will arrive in Crystal Lake around 12:35 p.m. and at 1:20 p.m. Biden will tour the McHenry County College to see how his Build Back Better agenda will help students and educators, according to his released schedule.
After his tour, he will deliver remarks at 2:05 p.m. “highlighting the benefits that his Build Back Better agenda will deliver for working families across the country.”
Biden will depart Crystal Lake en route to Chicago at 3:50 p.m. and will depart Chicago en route to Joint Base Andrews at 4:20 p.m.
The Marine Helicopter Squadron One, consisting of five marine helicopters, landed at the McHenry County College on Tuesday ahead of Biden’s visit.
The five helicopters conducted a practice landing on the grass at the McHenry County College in Crystal Lake around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Biden has been touring the Midwest to promote various items of his agenda. His Build Back Better agenda includes the American Rescue Plan, American Jobs Plan and American Families Plan.
The American Families Plan, which is what Biden will be promoting in Crystal Lake, will provide two years of free community college, provide direct support to children and families, extend tax cuts for families with children and American workers, and assist parents with child care expenses.
White House Senior Associate Communications Director Matt Hill made the announcement of Biden’s trip to Illinois on Twitter Saturday evening.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker and other democratic leaders are also expected to attend.
Biden traveled around the Midwest last week to promote his $973 billion infrastructure deal, which was recently reached with a bipartisan group of senators.
The president announced on June 25 that he had reached the deal with 11 senators, telling reporters at the White House, “We have a deal. We made serious compromises on both ends.”
CBS News reported that Biden was in La Crosse, Wisconsin on June 29 and in Traverse City, Michigan on Saturday in an effort to get public support for his infrastructure plan.
Members of the president’s administration are also traveling to gather support for the infrastructure plan.
First Lady Jill Biden was in Maine and New Hampshire on Saturday and Vice President Kamala Harris stopped in Las Vegas, Nevada, CBS News reported.