(CNN) - President Barack Obama plans to go to Louisiana on Monday to meet with officials handling the response to Hurricane Isaac, which made landfall this week, the White House said Friday.
According to White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, the president canceled a campaign trip to Cleveland, Ohio in order to make the Gulf Coast visit. He will travel from Toledo, Ohio to Louisiana.
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The announcement came hours after Mitt Romney's campaign announced the GOP presidential nominee was canceling a trip to Virginia Friday in order to fly to Louisiana and survey the storm damage.