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President Clinton also spoke at the historic site in 1994 in a speech outlining his vision for post-Cold War Europe.

Then candidate-Obama spoke in Berlin during the 2008 presidential race to a massive crowd.

That appearance sparked criticism from this GOP rival Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainHeitkamp becomes first Dem to back Pompeo for secretary of State Senate committee sets Monday vote even as Pompeo appears to lack support Trump checkmates Democrats in sending Pompeo to North Korea MORE (Ariz.) who mocked him as a “global celebrity” unprepared to be president.

Obama will visit Germany as part of his travel to the Group of Eight Summit in Northern Ireland later this month. He is scheduled to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Joachim Gauck while there.