Update 5-27: See Obama's speech at Nellis here.Following an evening of fundraising in Las Vegas (see speech here) for Sen. Harry Reid, who's afraid of a few terrorists locked up in super max prisons, Obama will head out tomorrow to Nellis Air Force Base, where he'll speak at 2:40 p.m eastern or 11:40 a.m. Las Vegas time:
Tonight at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace, President Barack Obama will join entertainers Bette Midler and Sheryl Crow onstage for a "tribute concert" to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev.Obama was greeted by none other than Harry Reid, Dina Titus and Oscar Goodman, the martini drinking mayor of Las Vegas and homeless person hater. Goodman, a former mob attorney, has also been picking beefs with Obama and wants to build a Mob Museum with the stimulus money.
Obama plans to spend the night at Caesars, sources say, and is scheduled to appear Wednesday morning at Nellis Air Force Base for an event touting the stimulus package. The Nellis event is not open to the public.
It will be Obama's first visit to Nevada since he won the state's five electoral votes in November. LVRJ
Obama touches down in Las Vegas.