President Barack Obama will visit Metro Detroit Wednesday as part of a three-city tour leading up to his State of the Union address, the Detroit Free Press reported Saturday afternoon.

Citing a statement by White House spokesperson Eric Schultz, the Free Press reported Obama’s visit would highlight his administration’s 2009 efforts to bail out Michigan’s auto industry through a series of intentional bankruptcies and federal loans.

The statement also said his remarks would include the announcement of several legislative proposals and executive orders.

No further details about Obama’s visit were available Saturday. The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment. There are no Michigan events currently listed on the president’s public schedule for Wednesday.

Wednesday will mark the president’s second visit to Michigan in recent months. In November, he spoke at Wayne State University to campaign for Democratic candidates in a number of statewide elections. The auto bailout emerged as an issue during this year’s fall election season and was also highlighted during the president’s November visit.

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