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I love that song but how about -- -- Vegas home prices surging nearly 21% in March.
And that's spike no surprise about next guess he has been betting odds and city for years.
It's former there are three terms altar of being Oscar Oscar Goodman very good to have -- Very very nice to see if it was a -- regularly it was a great great.
Mom I appreciate that I had a good time writing it it well you did it it reads like you speak Andy you're you're very very frank and I'd wanted to standout moments and -- me because I remembered so well had -- -- shortly after it.
The big -- at the airport when not the president shortly there after the president had.
At this and -- any company going and spending a lot of money on Vegas I think this is shortly after the meltdown and -- said that you know Vegas suffered.
A lot of canceled trips and and it's certainly expose an event spell that out what was going on them.
Well what -- happen was he's made this very unfortunate statement up you know he's great when he's on the monitor when he gets off the monitor for some reason Las Vegas always sort of crawls into his mind and he told people don't go to the super -- don't fly their private jets and don't go to Las Vegas while I can't tell you -- that.
That I could prove that we've lost 312 meetings.
The next day because of what he said but I can tell you anecdotally that's what happened that -- it a devastating effect to a Las Vegas and he was coming to Las Vegas.
And I said to myself I'm not gonna -- -- well my wife is a little nicer than I am which he says look when somebody comes to your home even if you don't care for them you have to treat them right.
So I said to myself OK I will go -- meet him but the White House didn't know that they called me.
Rahm Emanuel on -- Memorial Day.
And that he has said how how we make this right I said all I want the president to do.
Is to tell everybody that Las Vegas is a great place for meetings and conventions and then there could be networking site in it very pleasant environment.
That's not too tough -- that I think the speechwriters president -- that the president -- -- we didn't know we didn't know we didn't and then that it was even worse than that.
The following year and that's when I made my slow -- -- Comment man he did the same thing again -- -- don't spend your kids' college who was in Las Vegas that's like going down a Florida but telling people not to drink orange juice.
Well you're you're what has since gone on to become mayor defied city itself so see you realize when you are -- -- city you obviously support.
Everything about the city want to -- are a lot of people.
Get to the city stayed -- -- -- -- in the cities and he was chasing data where you went on to say though that of the president that.
Every every politician asked to come to a point where you admit you made a mistake and when it came did this the president did not.
Did he ever I'd get that win that back among Los Vegas residents -- -- -- -- -- because you from the union crowds he did it.
Well I don't believe that that that doesn't mean to say they wouldn't vote for a terrific given a choice of somebody that they didn't care for but.
The bottom line really is still reverberates through the community -- it permeated the community and I don't believe the community forgave him for those comments because.
What would be so tough for him to come forward and say you know.
I really misspoke myself Vegas is a great place to have meetings Vegas is a great place to come do just a little sound bite he would have cured all of the -- You know I was just think about you and reading -- of -- you're more famous incidents in your -- cannot.
You're not it cut out it would seem for traditional politics yet you endured three terms that he wanted you to run for many other offices including governor you -- that.
But but one might -- -- favorite incidences I guess he went to a school.
Back in 2005.
And one of the kids there.
They asked you.
What was your favorite thing and you could use that drinking -- -- -- Not go out there aren't gonna wait I don't know that I admired I admire but definitely don't only criticize you use said.
Well I can't tell a lie if it the -- didn't want the -- the kids shouldn't have asked the question.
Well that's -- correct -- I've -- I love youngsters and I love to read to them at their schools and I I was reading when my favorite books it was a three little pigs and then the real story of the big bad wolf and I get through -- a little kid.
Holds up as thin he says -- What would you want if you had anything in the world if -- desert island in the middle of the ocean I said a bottle agenda.
Well there was a mouse humans created as a result about it and believe it and I say to myself what am I supposed to say the old testament now I I said just what came into my mind -- -- -- I'd like to myself that -- George Washington to -- They go on you don't -- -- figure also known ports on the cover your book a factor was the presence of showgirls who has wandered to which -- ready public event became known for that.
And -- wonder you're beautiful wife how did -- deal with that.
Well it's in the back of her mind she always thought that she would be able to get the young.
What the chip and else and get back you know that would -- -- -- I had I had I had complete immunity when I as the mayor that's one of the things I've missed valve it.
It was great we made American history on the first the mayor ever to swear in a spouse to succeed him in our history and but she's doing a great job and every once in -- she shows up with some big he man and I understand how she.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- gets absolutely.
Help down there you have all these other scandals are in Washington and hire us of that health you know and to test of whether went too far.
You always say politicians should avoid this sort of stuff by just being up front right away -- and let scandals restaurant I'm paraphrasing here.
Are you -- mentioned that when he came to Bill Clinton in -- did you do all of these guys.
Yes that is why hasn't this president done that way do you think he's not.
Don't I don't know.
I don't know you're too young to remember Watergate -- Iowa.
OK well I remember very well and I remember how it unraveled.
There were first the denials and then it was the the stonewalling and the the taking of the privileges and standing in the way of the truth coming out well the American public together very Smart public they did they know.
When they're supposed to react and they know when the wolves being.
That taken over their -- and I think we're -- we're getting pretty close to that point right now because in this lands.
In the White House instead of on the White House steps.
I don't know whether we're going to be as merciful as we are in accepting this and I I think the president has to be very careful here because.
We -- was one president to an impeachment and I don't know whether anything here is an impeachable offense I wouldn't.
-- did go in that direction but I'm telling you.
The American public appreciates the truth and if people make a mistake the American public is very very forgiving.
You're an independent now former Democrat lot of push -- independent maybe Chris Christie run for president never think that'll happen blah.
I think he's lost the -- so well he's he's gonna be almost as handsome and as I am -- and that is -- A -- thank you very much -- Oscar field from Bob -- in their laws say it's only in America Oscar Goodman.
A character his friends will say his enemies will admit it's very good avenues are.
Thank you -- it's always good talking to.
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