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The story surfaced in a Wall Street Journal article on Wednesday. On Thursday, Sen. Harry Reid said don't blame the Obama administration for the government travel restrictions to resort destinations like Las Vegas.
Reid said the policy came from the Bush administration. Holding nearly 50 pages of e-mails and memos, Reid explained.
Mayor Oscar Goodman was in Denver Thursday, but he released this statement “I have been in contact with the White House, and I’m working with Sen. Harry Reid to resolve the situation in a way that is favorable to Las Vegas.”
Originally posted by projectvxn
I'll raise Reid 2000 stage hands that will refute the idea that this is somehow NOT Obama's fault. People are out of work because he was too thoughtless to realize people live and work here.
[edit on 24-7-2009 by projectvxn]
Originally posted by Styki Do they really need to go blowing money in Vegas.
I have been to Vegas and it's not the cheapest place to visit in the world. In fact and can be quite costly.
Vegas is a city built upon a principal of sucking money out of people and right now the country is going through some hard times.