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Obama heads to Hawaii for "sleep and sun" after challenging year

Friday, December 20, 2013 - 01:07

Dec. 20 - President Barack Obama is joined by the First Family as they depart for Hawaii for Christmas. Rough Cut (No reporter narration).

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The U.S. First Family heads to Hawaii for Christmas just hours after President Barack Obama held a year-end news conference where he declined to engage in a bout of political soul-searching and said that despite a botched health care rollout and stalled legislative initiatives, his year had not been all that bad. He acknowledged setbacks but declined to dwell on them at a year-end news conference in the White House briefing room hours before escaping Washington for two weeks of what he described as "sleep and sun" in Hawaii.

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Obama heads to Hawaii for "sleep and sun" after challenging year

Friday, December 20, 2013 - 01:07