President Obama will deliver remarks on the economy at 10:15 a.m. on Friday, the White House announced.
The president is calling on Congress to pass a bipartisan proposal that aims at creating jobs. He will also discuss the economic crisis in Europe. The statement will take place in the White House Briefing Room.
On Thursday, the Obama campaign released a new television ad that blamed Congress for stalling on jobs legislation, and called on voters to contact their members.
The Republican National Committee went after the president in an online video Friday morning, mocking the president for saying "headwinds" have been one of the causes of slow economic growth.