President seems to retreat on comment

Spillman, Benjamin
March 2009
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);3/23/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 12, pP23
The article reports on a response by U.S. President Barack Obama's press secretary Robert Gibbs regarding comments made by Obama which seemed to dissuade businesses holding meetings in Las Vegas, Nevada. According to Gibbs, Obama's comments reflect his concern over how businesses spend or use the public funding they received. Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman defends companies' business trips to Las Vegas.


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