The exact reason for Obama’s return shortly after midnight remained unclear, though it appeared aimed in part at countering criticism that Obama was spending two weeks on the Massachusetts island in the midst of multiple crises.
In a commencement address to high school graduates in Worcester, Massachusetts, Obama said he’s practicing for what’s coming in two years. “So I’m trying to get used to not choking up and crying and embarrassing her. So this is sort of my trial run here.” Continue reading
President Obama will mark the nation’s birthday tonight with a celebration on the White House South Lawn, but there is another important birthday penned-in for this date on the White House calendar. Malia Obama turns 16 today. Just 10 years old when her family first arrived at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Malia has grown up in and out of the spotlight. Continue reading