Obama on Historic Visit to Kenya, Ethiopia

The president is heading to Kenya, the birthplace of his late father, where he is expected to meet with family members. President Obama is the first sitting president to visit those African nations.
0:55 | 07/24/15

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President Obama is on a historic journey to Africa a lot of firsts on this trip. Well later today here rising king and us the birthplace of his estranged father expected to be with family members while there it's the first stop on a two nation Africa trip. He's the first sitting US president to visit the east African nation before departing told the BBC about one of his biggest domestic disappoint. It's the United States of America. Is the one advanced nation on earth. In which we do not have sufficient. Common sense. Gun safety. Flaws. Even in the face of repeated. Mass killings. Beginning gave that interview just today that was before we got word of those mass you can look that bad shooting. And Louisiana but the president will also visit Ethiopia he's also the first US president to travel to that country and while there he'll address the African nation that is yet another from.

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