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Thursday, November 26, 2020

Obama faces calls for Gitmo closing delay

Top lawmakers on Sunday urged President Barack Obama to delay his January deadline to shut the Guantanamo Bay prison, arguing more time was needed to resolve complex issues vexing the closure.

"I think we ought to leave Guantanamo open. It’s a 200 million dollar state-of-the-art facility. No one has ever escaped from there," argued Republican minority Senate leader Mitch McConnell.

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White House: Economic free fall is over

The US economy is no longer in "free-fall" but is not out of the woods yet, White House budget overseer Peter Orszag said Sunday.

"I think what happened is the free-fall in the economy seems to have stopped," Orszag, director of President Barack Obama’s Office of Management and Budget, told CNN.

"I guess the analogy (is) there are some glimmers of sun shining through the trees, but we’re not out of the woods yet. We do have more work ahead," he added.

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Obama stirs passions at Notre Dame

Facing protests and controversy, President Barack Obama pressed for a change in tone in the nation’s divisive debate over abortion.

Addressing the issue head-on at the University of Notre Dame, one of the leading Catholic universities, Obama told graduates on Sunday that while the two sides may never agree on the issue, there is some common ground.

"We can still agree that this is a heart-wrenching decision for any woman to make, with both moral and spiritual dimensions," Obama told the university’s 2,900 graduates.

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