President Barack Obama In Las Vegas

President Barack Obama has landed in Las Vegas! He arrived at the McCarran International Airport today. His trip started off in Phoenix, and Air Force One safely arrived at McCarran International Airport just before 6:40 p.m.

President Obama is on a five day, three state tour to discuss job creation, as well as promote income equality and manufacturing jobs.

Mayor Carolyn Goodman had the opportunity to greet President Obama this evening, and she talked to the president for a few minutes, welcoming him to Las Vegas again.

Last time Mayor Goodman gave President Obama a Las Vegas souvenir, which was a mayor good luck chip. She also gave the president a few extra chips to give to his daughters.

This time around, Mayor Goodman gave the president a little lapel pin in the shape of the iconic Las Vegas welcome sign. The pin also lights up. Besides sharing a little souvenir, and a friendly embrace, Mayor Goodman took the opportunity to share what was on her mind, speaking on behalf of Las Vegas.

Mayor Goodman brought up critical topics such as foreclosures and the mortgage crisis, and asked him to help free up money from private lenders. In response, the president shared that in his State of the Union address that there is a plan to help Americans whose home values have declined.

 

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