Barack Obama’s White House said Barack never met his Uncle Omar when he was first arrested for drunk driving in 2011. As it turns out, Barack lived with Uncle Omar in the 1980’s.
Jay Carney said that Barack didn’t lie about not knowing his uncle. It was merely a mix-up. No one bothered to ask Barack and a statement was made based on their best research.
Onyango “Omar” Obama, 69, was arrested for drunk driving in 2011. He faced deportation though he has lived in the United States for 50 years. The judge allowed Omar to remain in the States.
During the hearing, Omar claimed that Obama stayed with him in Cambridge when he attended Harvard Law in the 1980’s. That’s when the White House finally admitted Barack lived with him.
Mr. Obama said he gets all his news from the newspapers when we do. Could it be that Mr. Obama didn’t get the newspaper the day this statement was made?
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