Obama Compares Putin to a Bored Kid While Saying They Get Along

Obama Compares Putin to a Bored Kid While Saying They Get Along

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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 9, 2013. Obama said he'll seek changes to the Patriot Act and appoint a panel of outside experts to assess ways to give U.S. citizens uneasy over government surveillance programs confidence that their civil liberties are protected.