UPDATE: Obama arrives in Milwaukee

Published On: Feb 15 2012 08:41:43 AM CST   Updated On: Feb 15 2012 11:59:27 AM CST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- President Obama landed in Milwaukee Wednesday where he was greeted by Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic Mayor Tom Barrett.

Walker presented the president with a personalized Brewers jersey after Obama emerged from Air Force One. Obama was also greeted by Congresswoman Gwen Moore and jogged over to a fence line to talk with a couple dozen supporters.

Walker initially planned to accompany Obama to Master Lock in Milwaukee, but later decided to pass. Former Democratic Gov. Jim Doyle was in the crowd at Master Lock.

Obama's visit to Milwaukee is his first to Wisconsin in more than a year. Walker has been attempting to tie his fate in a probable recall election with Obama's chances of winning Wisconsin in November.

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- In a change of plans, Gov. Scott Walker will not be accompanying President Barack Obama on a visit to Master Lock in Milwaukee.

Walker's spokesman Cullen Werwie said Wednesday that the Republican governor is recovering from a "nasty case of the flu" and is canceling his plans to be with the president at the padlock maker.

However, Walker does plan to follow through with plans to greet the president upon his arrival at the airport in Milwaukee.

Obama's visit to Milwaukee is his first to Wisconsin in more than a year. Walker has been attempting to tie his fate in a probable recall election with Obama's chances of winning Wisconsin in November.

Walker said in a Tuesday message on Twitter that he was sick with an upset stomach.