Not in my ability to bring about change — but in yours. And the Obama administration's move was a widely lauded reversal of Bush's rejection, and Bush's rejection of this very same declaration was previously attacked by LGBT leaders. With Democrats outnumbered by Republicans in both the House and the Senate, Obama threatened to use his executive power to prevent any tinkering by the opposition on his existing policies. Indeed, we gay folks had gotten used to grousing about the President. You will run again. Following their first conversation at the Palace of the Revolution, Castro and Obama held a joint press conference broadcast on state television during which they fielded questions from the press. Barack Obama was the 44th president of the United States, and the first African American to serve in the office.
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Clinton specified how to give the initiative teeth. That summer, he was invited to deliver the keynote speech in support of John Kerry at the Democratic National Convention in Boston. The book had a second printing in and was adapted for a children's version. In NovemberObama further demonstrated his commitment to environmental issues as a primary player in the international COP21 summit held outside of Paris, France.
President Obama, who became the first president to voice support for same-sex marriage in Maypraised the court for affirming "that the Constitution guarantees marriage equality.