Obama to hold White House news conference on Friday

Reuters News
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Posted: Dec 18, 2014 1:46 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will hold a White House news conference on Friday before leaving on a two-week vacation in Hawaii, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said.

Earnest described the event as an end-of-the-year news conference. Obama leaves on Friday evening for Hawaii to spend the holidays.

(Reporting by Steve Holland; Editing by Susan Heavey)