White House Addresses Vegas Flap, Talks Tourism

It wasn’t an apology, but White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs did clarify remarks made last month by President Obama relating to corporate meetings and incentives. The remarks upset local leaders in Las Vegas, including Mayor Oscar Goodman, who had demanded an apology from the president, according to published reports.

“I don't think the president said, "Don't go to Las Vegas" or "Don't go to Hawaii" or "Don't go to the Super Bowl,” said Gibbs at a March 12 press briefing at the

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