President Obama holds a Press Conference | Honolulu, Hawaii November 13th 2011

As the final day of the meeting of world leaders wrapped up, President Obama said the U.S. will not be able to put people back to work and expand opportunity unless the Asia-Pacific region also is successful.

The president called the region “absolutely critical” to America’s growth, and a top priority for his administration, as he welcomed leaders of the 21-economy Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum to a summit in his home state of Hawaii.

And Obama said he hoped for progress Sunday toward the goal of a seamless regional economy.

Obama met throughout the day with leaders of nations from Chile to China that account for roughly half of the world’s trade. He was to cap the summit with a solo news conference.

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27 Responses to President Obama holds a Press Conference | Honolulu, Hawaii November 13th 2011

  1. HONOLULU, HI – NOVEMBER 13: U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference at the conclusion of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit on November 13, 2011 in Honolulu, Hawaii. The United States hosts this year’s APEC forum for the first time since 1993, with leaders from the 21 member economies convening on the island of Oahu on November 12-13.

  2. U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks at a press conference after the closing plenary session of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit at the J.W. Marriott Hotel on November 13, 2011 in Honolulu, Hawaii. The United States hosted this year’s APEC summit, with leaders from the 21 member economies convening on the island of Oahu.

  3. zizi2:

    PBO: “We’ll have a different set of leaders in congress” if GOP don’t act on jobs bill. Smack!!

  4. Breaking News:

    Obama calls waterboarding ‘torture’ during APEC news conference disputing Cain and Bachmann – @AP http://apne.ws/vHX80G

  5. Uh oh…Potus is tired of Chuck Todd’s 2 question bullshit!

  6. Ametia says:

    LOL Chuckie’s a gready, greasy-headed bastard.

  7. Ametia says:

    Systems and institutions and not individuals; it’s a problem. It’s not unique to sports and college. Problems in other institutions. Institutions close ranks around the perps. Do what we can to protect our kids. Our human response be for good bwhen someone is getting hurt.

    I think that’s enough for Jake and crew to take in for now.

  8. Ametia says:

    jake Tapper is asking about PSU. WTF?

  9. Ametia says:

    LOL “SURPRISE” the GOP clowns are criticizing PBO.

  10. Potus shut down Norah O’Donnell….. again! Dumb ass woman!

  11. President Obama–Waterboarding is TORTURE! Bachaman and Cain are wrong!

  12. President Obama: Not taking any option off the table concerning Iran.

  13. President Obama: No region will be more important to U.S. than Asia

  14. President Obama: On track to meet goal of doubling down exports to Asian countries

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