Political Headlines April 16, 2013: President Barack Obama Calls Boston Bombings ‘an Act of Terrorism’ at Press Briefing

POLITICAL HEADLINES

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OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 113TH CONGRESS:

THE HEADLINES….

Obama Calls Boston Bombings ‘an Act of Terrorism’

Source: ABC News Radio, 4-16-13

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President Obama on Tuesday said the bombings at the Boston Marathon are being investigated as an “act of terrorism” and vowed that those responsible for the attack would be brought to justice.

“This was heinous and cowardly act, and given what we now know about what took place, the FBI is investigating it as an act of terrorism.  Any time bombs are used to target innocent civilians, it is an act of terror,” the president told reporters at the White House shortly after being briefed by his national security team….READ MORE

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