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President Obama Will Visit Dallas Tuesday, Attend Interfaith Memorial Service
Following a tumultuous weekend overseas, the White House has announced President Obama will visit Dallas on Tuesday to memorialize the five police officers slain during a peaceful protest last week. Obama plans deliver remarks at an interfaith memorial service for the officers, his visit to the
Obama: Suggestions of Enormous Polarization In U.S. 'Just Not True'
President Obama today sought to ease concerns over recent turmoil in the United States, saying suggestions of enormous polarization are "just not true." "You’re not seeing riots and you're not seeing police going after people who are protesting peacefully," Obama said at the top of a news
Obama Cuts Europe Trip Short, Will Visit Dallas Next Week
President Obama is cutting his Europe trip short and will visit Dallas next week, the White House announced tonight. "The President will return to Washington on Sunday night – one day earlier than planned," the White House press secretary said in a statement. "The President will no longer travel to
House Republican says President Obama Has Contributed to Hostility Against Police
Speaking in the wake of the Dallas shooting that killed five law enforcement officers, a House Republican from Texas accused President Obama of stoking anger against law enforcement officials. “The spread of misinformation and constant instigation by prominent leaders, including our president, have
President Obama Describes Dallas Shootings As 'Vicious, Calculated, Despicable Attack'
President Barack Obama has described the Dallas shootings as a "vicious, calculated, despicable attack." He made the comments while speaking to reporters Friday morning in Warsaw, Poland. He described the killings as a "tremendous tragedy" and as "senseless murders." Obama said of the suspects, "We
President Obama to Urge European Unity in 4-Day Trip to Poland and Spain
President Obama has arrived in Warsaw for a four-day trip to Poland and Spain, where he will be meeting with key European allies as the continent still reels from the U.K.'s " Brexit " vote two weeks ago. The president's first stop is in Warsaw, where he will attend the fifth and final NATO Summit
President Obama Says Police Killings 'Symptomatic of...Racial Disparities'
President Obama addressed the deaths of two black men who were killed in police shootings this week -- incidents that sparked outrage and demands for justice around the country -- and said the incidents were "not isolated" but rather "symptomatic of a of a broader set of racial disparities." "We
Obama is Attending his Final NATO Summit : What You Need to Know About the Alliance
President Obama on Friday will attend his fifth and final NATO Summit in Warsaw, Poland, where he will hold national security talks and urge unity with European Union (EU) leaders in the wake of the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the EU. So what exactly is NATO? ABC News breaks down the
President Obama Keeping More US Troops in Afghanistan Longer Than Planned
The United States is slowing its plans to withdraw troops from Afghanistan because of a resurgent Taliban that's seeking to regain territory, President Obama said today before his trip to Poland to attend a NATO summit on Friday. There are about 9,800 U.S. troops in Afghanistan, a number that the
Obama Reaffirms Ties to UK After Brexit Vote
President Obama today reaffirmed the ties between the U.S and the United Kingdom, after its vote to leave the European Union, stressing "one thing that will not change is the special relationship between our two nations -- that will endure."