Microphone goes out at Seattle fundraiser, so Obama is now shouting his speech to folks who spent tens of thousands of dollars to attend
Obama says today he actually signed a bill, which was “shocking”
At Seattle fundraiser, Obama talks about Russia financing and supplying Ukraine separatists.
At Seattle fundraiser Obama says his daughter Malia is learning how to drive, jokes that he has some concerns.
Air Force One has landed in Seattle.
Air Force One is wheels up for Seattle. No changes to Obama’s fundraising trip so far despite world events. Flight time five hours or so.
It’s significant that McDonough went to Berlin to meet his counterpart and not the other way around. Shows the US is concerned.
WASHINGTON, July 21 (Reuters) – The White House put pressure
on Israel on Monday to take greater steps to protect Palestinian
civilians from being killed in an Israeli offensive in the Gaza
President Barack Obama, who repeated his position that
Israel had the right to defend itself against rocket and tunnel
attacks from Hamas militants, expressed serious concern over the
number of casualties on both sides.