Obama to give eulogy for slain Charleston pastor

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will attend the funeral of the slain Charleston pastor Clementa Pinckney. Obama will give the eulogy. (Photo: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)

President Barack Obama on Friday will deliver the eulogy for pastor and South Carolina state Sen. Clementa Pinckney, one of the nine victims of the mass shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston last week. Vice President Joe Biden will also attend the service.

The White House confirmed that the two would travel to Charleston on Friday for the funeral. The news was first reported by the Charleston Post and Courier newspaper.

The alleged shooter, Dylann Roof, 21, has been charged with nine counts of murder.

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