President Obama on Mubarak’s Resignation

Earlier today, President Obama spoke on Egyptian President Mubarak’s long awaited resignation:

President Obama reacted to the news Friday afternoon with effusive praise for the Egyptian people, especially its youth. “Egyptians have inspired us, and they’ve done so by putting the lie to the idea that justice is best gained through violence,” he said.

Watch the clip from PBS:

CNN reports: 

Vice President Joe Biden, speaking earlier to an audience in Kentucky, said the developments in Egypt marked a day of “historic” and “dramatic” change.

MSNBC currently has LIVE video coverage of White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs answering questions on Egypt.

The text of President obama’s remarks on Egypt are available here.

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Pamela Leavey is the Editor in Chief, Owner/Publisher of The Democratic Daily as well as a freelance writer and photographer. Pamela holds a certificate in Contemporary Communications from UMass Lowell, a Journalism Certificate from UMass Amherst and a B.A. in Creative Writing and Digital Age Communications from UMass Amherst UWW.
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