Obama says he authorized the raid to rescue Somers on Friday, extended condolences to his family and that of a non-US citizen also killed
Obama condemns “barbaric murder” of hostage Luke Somers by Al Qaeda in Yemen during raid by US forces
Obama to meet with Prince William on Monday at the White House
Obama is having dinner with friends at Georgetown restaurant Fiola Mare, White House says.
Obama is out for dinner in Georgetown.
Obama on education (and getting kids to study): “Nagging works.” “Michelle and I are big believers…” Laughter from audience ensues.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama said on Wednesday that Chinese President Xi Jinping had consolidated power more quickly than any Chinese leader in decades, raising human rights concerns and worrying China’s neighbors.
Obama, who met Xi last month in Beijing, told the Business Roundtable group of top U.S. chief executives that the Chinese leader had won respect in the short time since he had taken over.