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President Barack Obama makes briefs remarks to the news media at the beginning of a cabinet meeting with (L-R) Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker in the Cabinet Room of the White House September 12, 2013 in Washington, DC. Obama noted the absence of Secretary of State John Kerry who is in Geneva meeting with his Russian counterpart about Syria. Obama said he hopes that the meeting would yield concrete results.
It’s inevitable, in the ebb and flow of international crises and domestic concerns, that the White House will seize an opportunity to change the subject. Following President Barack Obama’s impassioned appeal for public support for a military strike against Syria...
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