Obama to visit Oklahoma on Sunday

President Obama will visit the Oklahoma City area on Sunday to inspect damage by the tornado, the White House announced.

Press secretary Jay Carney said Obama will meet with families displaced by the violent storm that has left two dozen dead and flattened homes and a school. Obama will thank emergency workers who responded to the destruction.

Carney said Obama has instructed federal agencies to “provide all available resources” to support the efforts of state officials.

David Nakamura covers the White House. He has previously covered sports, education and city government and reported from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Japan.
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