Harry Reid isn’t just moving to Las Vegas from his hometown of Searchlight, Nev., to be closer to his grandchildren — he’s also looking to give the economy a boost.
Reid and his wife Landra sold their home in Searchlight for $1.7 million to Nevada Milling and Mining, a mining company, over the weekend. Reid said, according to KSNV, that the the expansion of the mine allowed by the sale will create about 60 jobs.
He also cited his upcoming reelection campaign in 2016 and the constant travel required to Sin City as another reason for the relocation.
Reid further explains the reason for his move, as well as his memories from Searchlight, in a new video: