Obama working on convention speech over ‘next few days’

Psaki said Obama was discussing the contents of the speech with only a few advisers and cautioned reporters against believing anything they may have heard about the address.

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“The president and a handful of people around him are the only people who know what’s in the convention speech,” she said. “I know there will be a lot of reporting and a lot of questions and a lot of people talking, but unless you hear it from the horse’s mouth or a few people around him it’s unlikely you’re hearing the specifics in the speech. It’ll be ready Thursday.”

The president will officially accept his party’s nomination on Thursday, the final day of the Democratic convention in Charlotte, N.C. 

Obama is scheduled to speak at two campaign rallies in Iowa today as part of his pre-convention “Road to Charlotte” tour. 

On Monday, Obama will be in Ohio, with Vice President Biden attending events in Michigan.