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Obama Press Conference 4/30/13

President Obama held a press conference today.

Highlights:

* Still considers chemical weapons use in Syria a “red line” but needs more information to say the regime was responsible. Called for Assad to step down again.

* Went on a long denunciation of Airline delay bill/sequester carve out before confirming that he signed the bill which confused some members of press corps.

* Unaware of any Benghazi witnesses being “blocked” from testifying.

* Believes Gitmo should be closed and is a recruiting tool for terrorists, blamed Congress for preventing closure.

* Congratulated professional basketball player Jason Collins on Collins’ decision to come out as gay.

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Obama Press Conference 4/30/13

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President Obama held a press conference today.

Highlights:

* Still considers chemical weapons use in Syria a “red line” but needs more information to say the regime was responsible. Called for Assad to step down again.

* Went on a long denunciation of Airline delay bill/sequester carve out before confirming that he signed the bill which confused some members of press corps.

* Unaware of any Benghazi witnesses being “blocked” from testifying.

* Believes Gitmo should be closed and is a recruiting tool for terrorists, blamed Congress for preventing closure.

* Congratulated professional basketball player Jason Collins on Collins’ decision to come out as gay.

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