Barack Obama met with the nation’s governors today and said he wanted their help in designing an economic recovery plan and vowed to work with Democrats and Republicans alike.
Arnold greeted the skinny president elect:
President-elect Barack Obama, right, greets California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, left, at the meeting of the National Governor’s Association at Congress Hall on Independence Mall. (Philly.com)
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President-elect Barack Obama, left, greets Gov. of Louisiana Bobby Jindal, right, as Gov. of Tennessee Phil Bredesen, center, looks on. (AP)
Among the attendees was Republican Govs. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana and Sarah Palin of Alaska, the GOP vice presidential nominee, sitting in the back row. Governor Palin greeted Obama first when he came into the room.
So far– there are no photos of their first meeting.
Maybe she asked him about his pal, Bill Ayers?
Several of the states are asking Obama for $176 billion in federal aid.