Obama Schenectady Speech Video: Jan. 21, 2011 Address at General Electric Turbine Plant

WASHINGTON - SEPTEMBER 10: U.S. President Barack Obama answers questions during a news conference in the East Room of the White House September 10, 2010 in Washington, DC. With the threat of the Democrats losing control of Congress in the midterm election, Obama answered questions on a range of topics including the performance of the U.S. economy. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Here is the Obama Schenectady speech video from Fri. Jan. 21, 2011. At the General Electric Turbine Plant in Schenectady, NY, President Barack Obama announces the appointment of GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt to head the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness and addresses job creation in the clean energy sector. Speech time is 1:05 pm. ET. Watch live stream video below at that time. Thereafter check back for full replay video and transcript.

UPDATE: Video and transcript text are below.

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UPDATE: Click here to watch the full video at CSPAN.

Click here to read the complete transcript text.

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Link for mobile viewing. Live web-feed video above. The event can also be seen on CNN Live and at WhiteHouse.gov. The event can also be seen via the White House iPhone app, a free download.

After a tour of the GE turbine plant, with CEO and Chairman Jeffrey Immelt, the President will formally announce him as head of his newly revamped advisory board, replacing Paul Volcker. The board is now known as the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness. (Click here for a Jeffrey Immelt biography)

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep Paul Tonko will also attend the event today. The complete itinerary is here: President Obama official schedule and guidance, Jan. 21, 2011.

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