Aug 14, 2013|
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President Obama a trip to new York and Pennsylvania next Thursday and Friday it'll be a bus tour. Let's talk about it on the live line is -- -- chairman of the Erie county Democratic Party. -- thank you for joining us this morning. Good morning you were doing well I hope you are -- -- President Obama has bus tour of new York and PA. Is supposed to start here in buffalo we understand is that still what you're hearing. Well that's poor hearing are not sure all the details yet we're trying to stay in touch the president team -- it appears. There will be here next Thursday and we're really excited about it. How quickly does a story like this move when did you first hear that he might becoming. Compared to how many details you have now. Well you know it everything that happens. With the White House this kind of kept quiet and and you know I'm really for media -- I give the details but we -- started hearing the little things yesterday early during the day and by the evening. On the can be pretty confirmed and we're learning a little bit here in the air but I are expecting your may need to also oddly actually. So you really don't have a lot which can -- yet. The president's road trip to. The president's trip to buffalo three years ago. Included a stop -- For chicken wings and of people are still talking about that as anyone for the national democratic. Campaign committee or anyone. Talked to you about any potential stops the president might -- while this year the might be similar to that. We have not talked with the DNC but we're trying to stay in touch with the president's team about anything that they're gonna need some -- but this is the government. Visit and not really political visit. Industrial support incorporated. Manufacturer and Lovejoy was where the president held his form has town hall meeting the last time he was in town. Are you and the committee involved in scouting out those kind of manufacturing venues or or or employers this time around. Like -- said. Dave this is this is a government visit so they really have not contacted the committee and I wouldn't expect them to I I I think what they're gonna do that come here and showcase some of the great assets we have an Erie county including possibly that you GM plant because. Of the rebound we've seen around here with especially with the automobile industry. You know with that said it sounds like the president's visit to buffalo. Like the previous Roland will have a lot of significance -- -- it is not going to be short hop skip and a job trip he'll be here for awhile. Yeah I mean anytime the president visits this it's an historic event I'm just excited he's coming here to Erie county. To highlight our historic development that's not an investment throughout the county and region. I think it's an exciting. Congressman. Higgins Chuck Schumer senator Schumer. Those folks likely to be traveling -- with the president. I'm sure they'll play a role in the visits Thomas spoke with Paris and again last night he's very excited about this. And I think we're all gonna. You know have a good time next Thursday. Germany go the talk of the of the hear anything new please. Be sure to contact us we'll keep in touch to. You've got to take care German Zollars chairman of the Erie county Democratic Party.