- Friday, April 12, 2013
Francine Wheeler will be giving the Weekly Address from The White House on Saturday, April 13, 2013, one day before the four-month anniversary of the Sandy Hook shootings.
Mrs Wheeler and her husband, David, lost their son Ben, 6, on 12/14. They have another son, Nate.
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney announced the President's decision to have Mrs Wheeler offer comments on April 13 during this afternoon's press briefing.
"The President has asked Francine Wheeler .. to speak to the American people in this week's Weekly Address," he said.