Thursday, June 12, 2008
McCain To Visit Springfield Wednesday
As first reported by our sister station KSPR, presumptive Republican nominee for president John McCain will visit Springfield next Wednesday, June 18th.
Local Republican Jeff Layman tells KY3 News McCain will speak at Missouri State University. McCain is expected to speak about energy, but the topic could change.
Rep. Shane Schoeller said an event has been in the works for awhile, but details are still fluid. Schoeller said right now it's set for the Missouri State campus. He said an official release from the McCain campaign would be sent to media outlets Friday morning.
UPDATE 2 . . . Chad Livengood over at the Springfield News-Leader is reporting that the event will be in the early afternoon on Wednesday.
A spokesperson for the Missouri Republican Party wouldn't comment, but said we would all know more by morning.
UPDATE 3 @ 8:48 p.m . . . McCain will hold a fundraiser at Highland Springs. Republican sources also confirm to the KY3 Political Notebook that McCain will hold a fundraiser in St. Louis on July 15th.