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Barack Obama: Missing-In-Action

The president and his top lieutenants have skipped Charlie Hebdo march, Auschwitz anniversary, other major events

Barack ObamaIn July 2014, President Barack Obama traveled to Austin, Texas, for a fundraiser and to tout his economic proposals. Noticeably absent from his schedule was a visit to the border with Mexico, where a surge of child immigrants from Central America was straining state and federal resources. Republican lawmakers and some Democrats accused Obama of failing to exhibit public concern about the crisis.