“I’m personally grateful to the people of my hometown for keeping protests peaceful,” he added.
The New York Times called it "outrageous that he would ridicule the appearance of one of our reporters."
“Abe is now a free bird," Obama said at his seventh-annual ceremony.
The designers originally intended to construct a veiled female peasant on the Suez Canal.
"I want to use my idiot-savant talent for arguing with Republicans to help out one lucky Grayson supporter."
Chicago police on Tuesday released footage of a veteran officer allegedly shooting a black teen.
“You don’t want to be on the wrong side of Barbara Mikulski,” the president quipped.
"For the mainstream media to go out and say that this didn’t happen is just factually inaccurate."
Obama urged Turkey and Russia to hold talks to avoid a military escalation.
Protests are expected when video of Laquan McDonald's shooting is released.