Monday, May 14, 2012
Obama hits back on microphone slip, he thought no one was listening.
BARACK Obama has hit back at Republicans after he was overheard telling Russian leader Dmitry Medvedev he could be more flexible over a missile defence row following November's election.
Mr Obama denied he planned to cave in to Moscow or that he was ''hiding the ball'' from US voters who will be asked to re-elect him in November.
And he complained that the aggravated political atmosphere in the US did not permit the kind of bipartisan discussion needed to pursue issues such as defence and arms control...Read more...