US President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will meet relatives of some of the children killed in the Newtown shooting later today.
White House spokesman Jay Carney announced the news during a routine press briefing, but did not give a time.
Family members are in Washington DC to mark six months since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
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