Rep. Charlie Rangel said that police unions should focus on gun control.
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The city has been gripped by tension after the killing of two police officers.
He said Obama should not have implied that the Eric Garner decision involved race.
The U.S. has asked for China's assistance in stopping North Korean attacks.
Guy Cecil says he wants to help from the outside.
The call came as some Republicans were criticizing the president and Eric Holder.
President Obama spent his second day of vacation the same way he did the first.
The survey suggests Obama has been bolstered by actions on immigration and Cuba policy.
Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) pointed to Obama, New York's mayor and members of the media.