The 44th Commander and Chief took time out from his vacation at Martha’s Vineyard to issue a statement on the painstakingly viral news surrounding the death of teenager Mike Brown. Following the inexplicable shooting of Brown, protests and rallies were held demanding answers from Ferguson Police Department. Tensions have mounted over the past few days that have resulted in clashes with Police using excessive force on unarmed civilians.
President Obama extended his sympathies to the family of Michael Brown and went on to denounce the arrests of journalist “just trying to do their job”, as well as disrupting citizens of their first amendment rights. Watch below.