The Marine reportedly told authorities he had entered Mexico by mistake after taking a wrong turn near the border with San Diego, Calif. Alejandro Gonzalez Guilbot, head of Mexican customs, said the pistol was found in the door pocket below the driver's side window and the other weapons also within reach of the driver. The paper said Tahmooressi previously described the 5.56-caliber rifle as an AR-15. Tahmooressi has said he was handcuffed and taken to prison, and that he was beaten after he tried to escape. He said guards hit him so many times in face that he felt his jaw fall out of place, Fox News reported. Tahmooressi, who served two tours in Afghanistan, reportedly suffers from post traumatic stress disorder.
Obama Talks Bowe Bergdahl Swap With Brian Williams: 'Something That I Would Do Again'
But supporters say that visit the website it is unfair given her role as part of Obamas team of rivals in the first term. She devoted herself to being a total team player in support of President Obama, said Michele Flournoy, former undersecretary of defense for policy at the Pentagon in Obamas first term. Part of the reason why people say, What is her individual legacy? is that everything she did, she made it the presidents success. She didnt go out there trying to be a sole actor or collect a set of individual legacy achievements. Clinton played a leading role in the administrations attempt to shift attention and resources to Asia to meet Chinas rise as a world power, including reestablishing diplomatic ties to the long-isolated country of Burma an issue she highlights in the book. Asia analysts have said her departure from the administration has set back that effort. Former colleagues also point to Clintons people-to-people diplomatic initiatives, championing the rights of women and girls and promoting Internet freedom under repressive regimes.
President Barack Obama shake hands during a joint press conference in the framework of the VI Summit of the Americas at Casa de Huespedes in Cartagena, Colombia, on April 15, 2012. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images) President Barack Obama and Costa Rica's President Laura Chinchilla shake hands at the end of their joint press conference in San Jose, Costa Rica, Friday, May 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo) President Barack Obama shakes hands with French President Francois Hollande on arrival for the G8 Summit Friday, May 18, 2012 at Camp David, Md. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) U.S. President Barack Obama (R) shakes hands with German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks after a joint press conference following their meeting in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on June 7, 2011.
Obama visits Omaha Beach on 70th anniversary of World War II?s D-Day - NY Daily News
He singled out three vets behind him, briefly telling their stories and asking them to stand for applause. The dwindling ranks of D-Day survivors, all of them in their late 80s or 90s, added a sense of urgency to the commemoration. For many, it would be their last visit to this sacred spot. REGIS DUVIGNAU/AFP/Getty Images Russian President Vladimir Putin (center top) passes behind President Obama, Britain's Queen Elizabeth, Norway's King Harald (left) and King Philippe of Belgium (left top) as he arrives for a group photo for the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings at Benouville Castle. I was lucky I survived, said one of those vets, Oscar Peterson, 92, who fought with the 2nd Infantry Division. At the time, he said, I would say that if I could survive this, Ill work the rest of my life for nothing to be alive. Clair Martin, 93, of San Diego, landed on D-Day with the 29th Infantry Division and said he kept fighting until he reached the Elbe River in Germany the following April.