Obama says Hugo Chavez not ‘serious' threat, Rubio pounces

President Barack Obama said in a interview broadcast late Tuesday that Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez--a leftist leader who flaunts close ties with Iran and has become a bugbear for American conservatives -- has not posed a "serious" threat to American national security. Obama, speaking to Miami's América Tevé, also played down prospects that he would ease American pressure on Cuba if he wins a second term. Obama was asked whether he was concerned about what has been a public show of...Full Story
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