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Obama team now breaking an unofficial tradition confirming that they will Sam.
Joseph Biden of Tampa Florida on Monday.
On the same day the day one kicks off the Republican National Convention in the same city.
Now this is usually hands off in the past not so now -- Ed Henry explains live traveling with the president in Vegas today.
Sounds like the vice president's crash and a bit of a party what explains that and he.
He is bill what they feel inside the Obama camp when I talk to top officials is that in this current news media environment you can't cede the stage like he used to in the old days.
For four or five days while the other party has their convention so your right Joseph Biden will be in Tampa on Monday for the kick off.
Of the Republican Convention but he's gonna stick around for another day to two -- -- several cities throughout Florida I think they're also trying to send a message.
That they're not going to give up on Florida even though the Republicans have the convention there are gonna make a strong play.
President carried it last time they want it again obviously the other thing is that when you -- -- Obama officials they say that when the presidents in Charlotte for his convention.
They expect the Republican ticket maybe doing some campaigning as well.
A civil maybe we see that not next week but the week after the president's on the trail today.
Some fundraising later tonight.
Mix that with some hoops and basketball what's up -- that and the nets are.
That's -- campaign event at this high school here in Vegas but -- goes on the New York City and he's going to have something called the Obama classic.
You're gonna have Michael Jordan and Patrick -- some former NBA greats that -- it -- Carmelo at their place of basketball behind closed doors.
And raise some money for the president's campaign -- -- sort of combining two of these big passions right now.
Fundraising in -- we'll see whether the president.
Laces up some speakers themselves my money's on Jordan.
I'm that's pretty safe bet today after that period I bet they already went after president's good without that but I don't -- said Ed -- today you could see about.
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