All over this city in western Japan, people say they are grateful that Obama is coming, and most say they aren’t bothered that it took this long – or that he isn’t going to apologize for what predecessor Harry S. Truman ordered.
These businessmen and women aren't relying on the outcome of the 2016 presidential election to help determine the fate of their jobs or companies. They've found that government is largely inept and less than helpful.
President Barack Obama is the first sitting U.S. president to visit the Hiroshima nuclear disaster site since then-President Harry S. Truman ordered the first nuclear bomb to be dropped in August, 1945. From the Truman Library to the museum that's home to the Enola Gay, Americans alike see Obama's visit as the right step forward in U.S.-Japan relations.
President Obama is the third U.S. President to visit Vietnam since the normalization of relations just over 20 years ago. Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes outlines what's on deck for this historic visit.
In a session on May 19, the House defeated an amendment that would grant less religious freedoms and more support to the LGBT community. But Democrats accused house Republicans of changing their 'yea' votes to 'nays' after time ran out.