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Obama Turns His Back On the Press (For fear of embarrassment?)

By idaflo | May 19th, 2010 | No Comments » 

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By PETER BAKER

At a ceremony to sign a bill promoting press freedom around the world on Monday, President Obama refused to take questions from the reporters in attendance. “I’m not doing a press conference today,” he told Chip Reid of CBS News, “but we’ll be seeing you guys during the course of the week.”

So when the president hosted a “news conference” in the Rose Garden with the visiting Mexican president on Wednesday,….(continue reading here)

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