Thursday, May 27, 2010
Obama Holds First News Conference in 308 Days!
Fox News: Obama's lengthy absence from reporters' crosshairs has exceeded President George W. Bush's longest gap of 204 days. As a candidate two years ago, Obama, then a senator, mused aloud about holding a news conference every month. As president, Obama has held just four prime-time news conferences in the first 485 days of his term, but that is equal to the total number that his last three predecessors – combined – had held by the same point in their first terms. The Bushes had each held one; Bill Clinton, two.