After President Barack Obama walked on the Tarmac, the first person to greet him, was Denison Mayor, Jared Johnson.
"It was a great day for us to be able to welcome the President of the United States," Denison Mayor Jared Johnson said.
said the secret service
told him he'd only have 10 to 30 seconds to chat with the president.
"And it seems like we spent quite a bit more time than that," he
says the President was grateful for Texoma's welcoming.
asked me about my family, he
asked me about Denison
asked me about our council and the work they're doing in the community," Johnson
The conversation touched on FAA
funding for the control tower at the North Texas Regional Airport - Perrin Field, and the $68 million Eisenhower Memorial... in Washington.
"We talked a little bit about basketball," Johnson
likes to play, and I like to play a little bit so we had some laughs about that."
said Increased access to technology for rural areas only helps the entire economy.
and Wacker said while their stances on government policy doesn't always align with the president's. views.
"Regardless of where you are on policy, it's about the President of the United States
," said Johnson