- Associated Press - Friday, June 24, 2016

SEATTLE (AP) - President Barack Obama has arrived in Seattle for Democratic fundraisers.

Air Force One touched town Friday afternoon at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and the president was scheduled to speak at the Washington State Convention Center at an event for Gov. Jay Inslee. Later Friday evening Obama was going to attend a gathering to raise money for the Democratic Congressional Committee.

Protesters planned to greet Obama, including a group that included former Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn that object to crude oil shipments on the region’s railways.

Earlier Friday Obama was in California speaking with entrepreneurs at Stanford University.

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