President Obama Is Back To Work

The Commander in Chief is back at the White House after 16 days of vacationing on Martha's Vineyard. ABC's Arlette Saenz has details on the full fall agenda facing him.
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And emissions Campbell we're going to be a comfortable 83 degrees later on today. For the first time in a while the president is waking up there half the White House the threat is back from vacation and back to work ABC's or let signs of covers Washington forest is here. With more on that no mark off Carla didn't know her golf for now good morning guy as after sixteen days of rest and relaxation President Obama is getting back to work. And is Marty facing criticism from Republicans. President Obama is packing up his golf clubs and getting back to business a recharge president arriving back at the White House Sunday two awful place tomorrow mr. Obama travels to flood ravaged Louisiana. The trip comes just days after Donald Trump visited the state instant Williams president for not cutting his vacation short. Obama ought to get off that golf course they'd get down there. As Louisiana residents cleaned it image. Health officials warn that seek a could spread along the Gulf Coast I would not be surprised if we see cases. In Texas and Louisiana particularly now when you have. The situation with flooding in Louisiana there's going to be a lot of problems getting rid of standing water. That warning adds new urgency to mr. Obama's push for congress to approve funding to prevent the spread of the mosquito borne virus. As he prepares to tingle with Republicans over seek a money the commander in chief is facing heat has new details emerge about that 400 million dollar cash payment to Iran. The State Department admitted the money was used as leverage in the release of several American prisoners held in Iran. Republicans are calling the exchange a ransom payments and one senator is going as far as comparing it to a drug deal. Republican Mark Kirk of Illinois telling an editorial board we can't have the president of the United States acting like the drug dealer in chief. Democrats are defending the administration's decision insisting the payment was not Korean some. Let's not paying ransom we won't do that although we made it clear we understand we owe the money. Number have to pay them money but we want to make sure that our people are protected. Congress is still out in its summer recess for two more weeks and when they return the president watch link he got. He'll kick off the timer by making his final visit to Asia just one of the few trips will be seen the president make. In his final months in office to an independence let me also know he's planning to hit the road at least in bad parts with Hillary Clinton so what's on the agenda for that so far so the month to watch there's going to be October he's gonna have the red with both Hillary Clinton and for candidates in down ballot races the house and senate. He'll also be taping videos and radio ads for them sending he's happy to do for his fellow Democrats but one thing that he is said he's RD tired of talking about is Donald Trump. But still digging out. I've been really a lot of Donald Trump couldn't fill in November and I thank you he told donors that and that he feels a Donald Trump's always making the case against Donald Trump these kind of over talking about it because and it's a little biased on the island since it was very RA thank you thanks so much our lead in.

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