Obama to meet with multiple Nebraskans in Omaha

Posted at 8:17 AM, Jan 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-13 09:17:59-05

One day after delivering his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama will visit Omaha and meet with several Nebraskans.

The president is expected to deliver remarks at the University of Nebraska Omaha's Baxter Arena Tuesday afternoon.

During his visit in Omaha, he'll privately meet with a few Nebraskans.

Kristin Fearnow, the attorney who represents the husband of fallen Omaha Police Officer Kerrie Orozco, Hector Orozco, says he and his three children will get to meet the president.

"He feels like this is just another great opportunity for him and he's just very honored by it and very humbled to have this chance," said Fearnow.

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He is also expected to meet with University of Nebraska Lincoln professor Amanda Gailey. She's part of the Nebraskans Against Gun Violence organization.

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Gov. Pete Ricketts will greet the president when he lands at Offutt Air Force Base Wednesday afternoon.  Initially, Ricketts said he wouldn't be able to because his schedule was busy.

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