Still unclear is whether the president plans to visit the town of West, Texas, which was devastated last week when a fertilizer plant caught fire and exploded. The blast killed 14, injured hundreds more, and left large sections of the small town leveled.
In his address to the nation Friday night following the capture of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect, Obama told the citizens of West "that they are not forgotten," pledging "the resources that they need to recover and rebuild." But his public schedule for this week, released after the speech, did not include mention of a stop in West, and the president is returning to Washington after the Bush Library dedication ceremony on Thursday for the Planned Parenthood Gala.
Sen. John Cornyn told PJ Media that it was "doubtful" that Obama would visit the community.