President will delivery eulogy in Charleston on Friday


President Barack Obama will fly to Charleston Friday to deliver a eulogy for state Sen. Clementa Pinckney, pastor at Emanuel AME Church, where the Jasper County Democrat and eight parishioners were shot to death last week.

Obama and first lady Michelle Obama also will meet the victims’ families. Vice President Joe Biden, House Speaker John Boehner and Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton also will attend the funeral service at TD Arena.

When: A tribute program starts at 11 a.m. The service, including Obama’s eulogy, begins at 1:45 p.m.

Watching: ETV World will air and livestream online the service. Also, visit for live updates from Charleston.

- Courtesy of The State


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