Confederate Flag Wavers Greet President Obama in Oklahoma

The president will visit a federal prison in Oklahoma today.

— -- President Obama was greeted by people waving Confederate flags as he arrived at his hotel in Oklahoma City Wednesday night.

In a crowd of several dozen people, about 10 of them waved Confederate flags as the president's motorcade arrived at his hotel. One person also waved a U.S. flag.

There were also some fans of the president standing in the crowd, including one person holding a sign expressing love for Obama.

The president is on a two-day trip to Oklahoma where today he will visit the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution. This will be the first time a sitting president goes inside a federal prison and is part of Obama's push to overhaul the criminal justice system.

The president Wednesday spoke in Durant, Oklahoma, where he talked about expanding broadband access to low-income communities.

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