Obama: Cairo Embassy Tried To ‘Cool The Situation Down’ Before Attacks | Talking Points Memo

President Barack Obama said in an interview airing on CBS on Sunday that officials with the U.S. Embassy in Cairo were trying to “cool the situtation down” when they condemned an anti-Islamic movie that sparked protests that subsequently turned deadly in the Middle East this week.

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