FROM Adam Kushner
President Obama Addresses Budget, Libya and Japan President Obama had already scheduled a news conference for this morning, but moved it back after news of Japan's earthquake. Calling Japan "one of our strongest and closest allies," he promised whatever assistance is needed. Obama was also asked about the situation in Libya and strongman Moammar Gadhafi. Adam Kushner is Deputy Managing Editor at the National Journal.
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