You Mad, Kanye? President Obama To Speak At Nike And Receive Custom Jordan’s

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Barack Obama To Speak At Nike About International Trade

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President Barack Obama is slated to speak at Nike’s campus in Beaverton, Ore. today, and the talk is set to have serious implications in regards to international trade.

In a recent press release from Nike, the brand says that Obama is visiting the company to promote the Trade Promotion Authority and Trans-Pacific Partnership, which the brand says will help further develop its products in the U.S.

According to Nike CEO Mark Parker, “We commend President Obama for his strong leadership to advance these important trade initiative. Our employees and our business depend on free trade and the ability to reach athletes and consumers around the world.”

There’s also something waiting for Obama in Oregon that’s not just a crowd of excited reporters. Parker let on in an interview with Bloomberg TV that there will be a Jordan MTM sneaker presented to the President. Designed by the trio of Mark Parker, Tinker Hatfield, and Michael Jordan, the sneaker is said to be red, white, and blue and made at Nike’s campus.

Wonder if the kicks will help Barry-O improve his game any?

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Democratic presidential hopeful, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., shoots the ball while playing basketball with Aaron Villicana, bottom left, after talking to the family members of Villicana in Union Mills, Ind., Thursday, May 1, 2008. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

President Barack Obama plays basketball with former NBA basketball player Bruce Bowen during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll, Monday, April 9, 2012, at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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    President Barack Obama plays basketball with White House staffers while on vacation on Martha’s Vineyard, Aug. 26, 2009. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
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