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Obama: "Last week was gratifying"

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 02:05

Though last week was memorable because of its political achievements, President Obama says marrying his wife was his best week ever. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: U.S. President Obama responded to a reporter's question at a news conference with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, when he was asked about events last week, which had some pundits had calling it Obama's best week of his presidency. President Obama told reporters his best week ever was when he married First Lady Michelle Obama. But he noted that the events of the past week, which included: signing a landmark trade deal; the Supreme Court upholding the Affordable Care Act and the right to same sex marriage; and Obama's singing of "Amazing Grace" at a memorial service for those who were killed during an attack in Charleston, South Carolina - comprised a "gratifying" week. He said in many ways last week was a culmination of on-going efforts at the White House. "I might see if we can make next week even better," he said.

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Obama: "Last week was gratifying"

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 02:05