Wednesday, October 2 2013, 09:30 AM MDT
President Postpones Trip Due to Shutdown
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- President Barack Obama will not travel to the Philippines and Malaysia because of the government shutdown, he told the leaders of both nations, the White House said.
Secretary of State John Kerry will go in his place.
The president said he is committed to traveling to the Philippines and Malaysia later in his term.
By Leslie Bentz
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