Obama postpones Philippines, Malaysia trip
Secretary of State John Kerry will go in his place
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.
Copyright 2013 by CNN NewSource. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.