ABC News' Sunlen Miller reports:President Obama today will appear with Former President George H. W Bush at Texas A & M University in College Station, Texas. The former President invited Obama to speak at the public service event which will take place at the George Bush Presidential Library Center.
”The event builds upon President Obama’s ‘United We Serve’ call to service challenging all Americans to help lay a new foundation for growth in this country by engaging in sustained, meaningful community service,” The White House says, “It will also celebrate the contributions of more than 4,500 Daily Point of Light award winners and honor President Bush’s legacy of service and civic engagement.
The Daily Point of Light Award – created by President Bush in 1989 – honors individuals and volunteer groups around the country who are helping their communities.
Mr. Obama’s visit has not been without protest. The Texas A & M chapter of the Young Conservatives of Texas have been protesting the current President’s visit, for Obama’s “socialist policy agenda.”
Former President Bush has issued a letter to the university’s community stressing that the current President’s visit today “is not about politics.”
Read more from ABC’s Matt Jaffe HERE.