Presidential News Conference

President Obama held his third presidential news conference marking his 100th day in office during prime time in the East Room of the White… read more

President Obama held his third presidential news conference marking his 100th day in office during prime time in the East Room of the White House. He began the press conference with a brief update on government efforts to monitor the H1N1 virus, or swine flu, outbreak in the U.S. and praised congressional passage of his budget blueprint. He then answered questions on a variety of topics including the use of torture and detainee treatment during the Bush administration, use of the State Secrets Act, foreign policy in Afghanistan and Pakistan, the state of the economy, abortion and immigration, and the challenges he had faced within the first 100 days.  close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Category:
White House Event
Format:
News Conference
Location:
East Room, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 29, 2009
Last Aired:
Apr 30, 2009

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  • Apr 29, 2009 | 7:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 29, 2009 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 29, 2009 | 10:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 30, 2009 | 3:12am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 30, 2009 | 6:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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