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Obama to hold last news
conference of first term

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 1/14/2013 9:44:02 AM

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama will hold the last news conference of his first term at the White House Monday morning. Officials say Obama will take questions in the White House East Room at 11:15 a.m. EST. The event comes one week before the president´s ceremonial swearing-in and inaugural address for a second term. Among the issues the president is expected to address Monday are looming fiscal fights with Congress, particularly over raising the nation´s debt limit, and his administration´s efforts to curb gun violence. The president is expected to receive a report on Tuesday from Vice President Joe Biden,

Oh joy. More blather from 0bama. I´m sick of looking at him. I don´t know how I will be able to handle four more years of this insanity.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: tren9, 1/14/2013 9:56:23 AM     (No. 9115425)

Obama will defend the gun-control plan on Monday that BiteMe will have ready on Tuesday.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: KanCreeper, 1/14/2013 9:57:38 AM     (No. 9115427)

YAWN..YAWN...This Photo-OP should be outlawed as a form of Waterboarding.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Boneshaker, 1/14/2013 10:05:59 AM     (No. 9115445)

Headlins Coming soon:

Obama arises in the morning for last time of first term.

Obama eats historic last breakfast of first term.

Obama takes last step of first term.

Obama takes historic first breath of second term.

Obama walks into Oval Office for first time of historic second term.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: southernboy, 1/14/2013 10:09:10 AM     (No. 9115450)

Along with the obligatory ´official photograph´ of him pensively staring out the window of the Oval Office! Gag!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Pearson365, 1/14/2013 10:24:05 AM     (No. 9115484)

Reasons for press conference:

A. To have the AP´s senior WH correspondent provide Obama with simple question that allows him to lavish praise upon himself. Obama will point out his first fours years met every expectation, achieved every objective. "Yet, I still have things to accomplish during my time on earth." Or, simply, I, I, I, me, I, I, I, and I. Sets stage by showing that Obama is perfection personified.

B. To take question from NY Times reporter on how he intends to deal with obstinate Republicans over raising deficit ceiling.

C. To field NBC reporter´s question on whether Obama believes GOP are racists for questioning Hagel, Lew and Brennan nominations. Spurious issue raised by Colin Powell was a WH set-up.

There will be no questions on Benghazi, Syria, Egypt, costs of ObamaCare, low economic growth, black or youth unemployment, Fast & Furious or his AG who is still under Congressional contempt order for F&F.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: southron, 1/14/2013 10:24:07 AM     (No. 9115485)

Questions will be carefully pre-screened, if allowed at all - responses will not answer the question asked but divert to other issues. But what can you expect from a president who is dependent on a teleprompter?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: JimS, 1/14/2013 10:24:11 AM     (No. 9115486)

Instead of saying "the last news conference," AP should be noting how many months since the last one, and how few news conferences Obama has had at all.
Even then, he almost never takes questions during the news conference.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: janjan, 1/14/2013 10:30:42 AM     (No. 9115500)

he has yet to hold a press conference that you could pay me to listen to. Why can´t they just air him on C-Span or something and leave network programming alone?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 1/14/2013 1:15:51 PM     (No. 9115933)

He just finished explaining his final position and his disgust for the evil Republicans who are ´holding a gun to the heads of the American people´.

He really said that.

The microphones were confiscated after each question. All followups were inaudible.


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