Watch Live: President Obama Addresses Russia Summit, Mideast Terror Alerts

Friday, August 09, 2013

President Obama holds a formal press conference today where he is expected to address chilly tensions in Russia after a cancelled summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin over his decision to grant temporary asylum to Edward Snowden, who leaked sensitive NSA information.


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Comments [1]

Nicholas Penning from Arlington, Va.

Why is our President going after a person who's exposed a horrific national spying program instead of going after the policy started before he took office?

And, why is the press quietly accepting this, 'I will choose who I want to ask me questions' policy he's carried over from W?

Go after a patriotic leaker and treat the press as lapdogs?

Aug. 09 2013 03:23 PM

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