The White House has Issued a Press Release stating that President Barack Obama and Vice President Biden will be attending the Memorial Funeral Service for Senator Robert Byrd in Charleston, West Virginia on the morning of July 2nd 2010.
Just as predicted here the announcement came soon after Official Funeral Arrangements were made. The Memorial service is also being billed as a Celebration Of Life.
President Obama, Vice President Biden to Attend the Memorial Service for U.S. Senator Robert C. Byrd
WASHINGTON- On the morning of Friday, July 2, President Obama and Vice President Biden will attend the memorial service for U.S. Senator Robert C. Byrd in Charleston, West Virginia. More details will be available in the coming days.
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The president will probably speak(does he go anywhere without speaking?) and C-Span will cover it live.