Obama Defends FBI Over Boston, Won’t Commit to Action Against Syria

In his first news conference since the Boston Marathon bombing, President Obama defended the FBI and said Americans will continue to go on about their lives. During the wide-ranging Q and A with reporters, he also said more investigation is required to determine whether the Syrian government used chemical weapons on its people. He said he’s still relevant with Congress and he defended the implementation of Obamacare.

Boston Marathon Bombing

President Obama said the FBI and law enforcement officials worked appropriately and swiftly in chasing down the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing and the country should be “proud of their work,” although  the country might be more at risk to lone-wolf attacks because of the amount of intelligence gathered and pressure put on organized terrorist networks.

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