Obama Says Mandela 'Moved a Nation Toward Justice'
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a memorial service for Nelson Mandela on Tuesday (December 10) at Johannesburg's Soccer City. "It is hard to eulogize any man - to capture in words not just the facts and the dates that make a life, but the essential truth of a person - their private joys and sorrows; the quiet moments and unique qualities that illuminate someone's soul," said President Obama.
Pres. Obama’s interview with comedian Zach Galifianakis is racking up millions of views, and it’s inspiring all sorts of criticism from some on the right who think the President diminished the “dignity” of his office.
Christian leaders from across the country join President Obama at a breakfast to pray and reflect on Holy Week and Easter. President Obama said that his prayers are also with the people over Overland Park, Kansas, where a gunman opened fire on a Jewish community center and retirement home on Sunday.
Defending an exchange that has dogged his travels to Europe this week, President Barack Obama said Thursday he makes 'no apologies' for the controversial deal to free Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl after five years captivity in Afghanistan.