Barack Obama

Obama Headed to California to Pledge Drought Aid, Push Climate Change

Still president for two and a half more years


President Obama visits the San Joaquin Valley on Friday to focus on California's severe drought, and announce new measures in the ongoing federal effort to address it.

The president will also talk climate change, which many scientists link to drought and severe weather. And as promised in his State of the Union address, he will emphasize his use of executive action to get help to farmers and livestock producers as quickly as possible.