UPDATE 6:00am TUESDAY
Vice President Mike Pence could get a less than cordial welcome when he visits Nucor Steel in Auburn on Tuesday afternoon.
Opponents of the administration’s immigration policy will be demonstrating outside the York Street entrance to the plant, where he’ll discuss the positive impact of President Trump’s tax reform policies on New York businesses and working families.
Cayuga County Sheriff David Gould tells Finger Lakes News Radio he spent much of the weekend working with members of the Secret Service protection detail.
This will be the Vice President’s first visit to central New York since taking office and the first time a sitting vice president has visited since Joe Biden’ surprise trip to attend his niece’s wedding in 2014.
UPDATED: Vice President Mike Pence will likely visit Nucor Steel on Tuesday afternoon, following his appearance at a campaign fundraiser for Congressman John Katko at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Syracuse.
The FAA has issued a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) for Temporary Flight Restrictions for VIP Movement at Syracuse Hancock Airport from 1430 UTC (10:30am EDT) to 2000 UTC (4:00pm EDT).
Syracuse.com is reporting Second Lady Karen Pence will visit Golisano Children’s Hospital in Syracuse.
There are reports that Vice President Mike Pence will visit the Nucor Steel plant in Auburn on Tuesday during his trip to Syracuse for a fundraiser for Congressman John Katko.
Syracuse.com reports the Vice President wants to tout the impact of the reforms signed into law by President Donald Trump in December on the steel industry.
Cayuga County Sheriff David Gould would not divulge if Mr. Pence will be in Auburn, but he tells Finger Lakes News Radio he’s been involved in planning security measures with the Secret Service.
The Vice President’s office has not released his schedule. If he does come to Auburn, it’s not known at this time if it will be before or after the luncheon at the Embassy Suites in Syracuse.