One of his primary acts as President remains controversial. 57 percent said that they disapproved of Bush’s decision to invade Iraq, down from 65 percent in early 2008.
Obama previously held a closed-press moment of silence on December 21st following the Newtown shooting.
President Obama convened a briefing in the White House Situation Room with his national security team on the ongoing manhunt in Boston shortly after 9:45AM Friday morning.
“If they sought to intimidate us, to terrorize us, to shake us … it should be pretty clear by now that they picked the wrong city to do it,” Obama said.
President Obama expressed his sympathies this morning to the victims of last night’s fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas.
For the third day in a row, President Obama made a solemn public appearance in which he appeared noticeably upset.
According to the Secret Service, an intercepted envelope addressed to President Obama contained a “suspicious substance.”
According to White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, Obama will speak at the service.
Senators Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) will brief President Barack Obama on the plan Tuesday afternoon.