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Gov. Stitt and Oklahoma business owners to visit White House

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Posted at 8:06 AM, Jun 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-18 09:09:51-04

Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt will visit with President Trump at the White House on Thursday.

President Trump will participate in a roundtable about the reopening of America's small businesses with Governors.

Officials said Gov. Stitt is bringing CEO of Promise Hotels Pete Patel from Tulsa and Oklahoma City restaurateur Lori Burson.

Burson owns Stella Modern Italian Cuisine and Promise Hotels runs such hotels as The Tulsa Club Hotel in downtown Tulsa.

Gov. Stitt's visit to the White House comes just two days before President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence are scheduled to hold a "Make America Great Again" rally in Tulsa.

READ MORE: Preparations underway for Trump rally in Tulsa

The rally will begin at 7 p.m. at the BOK Center, with overflow audiences going to the Cox Business Center.

Authorities are implementing extensive traffic plans for Trump's campaign rally this weekend. The public should expect multiple road closures, possible highway closures and difficulty parking, according to the Tulsa Police Department.

READ MORE: Tulsa police to implement extensive traffic plans for Trump rally

Gov. Stitt and the Oklahoma business owners will meet with the President at the White House in a roundtable discussion that begins at 2 p.m. CT on June 18.

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