It will mark the 68th pardoning ceremony.
The legislation will “only to create significant delays and obstacles in the fulfillment of a vital program that satisfies both humanitarian and national security objectives,” the WH said.
China and other Southeast Asian countries lay claim in the South China Sea. While the U.S. does not take a stance on territorial disputes, it wants to preserve freedom of navigation in the area.
“In the Joint Plan of Action … the United States committed to allow oil purchases from Iran to continue at the levels that prevailed at that time,” Obama said in a statement.
Clancy said the agents misconduct was “inexcusable and unacceptable.”
Michelle Obama took the opportunity to emphasize the power of a good education to young actors.
“Obviously, those of us here in the United States know what it’s like,” Obama said, referencing past terrorist attacks in the U.S.
The Islamic State, Burma’s elections, the South China Sea, the plane crash in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula and other topics were discussed. Read more here.
The plan would grant up to 5 million undocumented immigrants work permits and expand eligibility for immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children.
White House press secretary Josh Earnest said Tuesday that the President will sign the bill, despite the Guantanamo stipulations.