President Obama To Appear On The View
Posted on Mon Jul 26, 2010 09:05 AM PDT

barackobama200.jpgMANHATTAN, New York (X17online) - The View is about to get a visit from the Commander in Chief. President Barack Obama, scheduled as a guest this Thursday, will be the first sitting U.S. president to visit a daytime show.

Obama will take up the majority of the hour. He will discuss the economy, jobs, life inside the White House and of course, the BP oil spill.

Barbara Walters, who has been away from the show due to open-heart surgery, will be back for the special broadcast. In a statement, Walters addressed Obama's appearance saying, “We are so pleased and honored."

President Obama will be the latest political guest to appear for the show's ongoing Red, White & View campaign.