Cleaver Joins Obama on Africa Trip

Kansas City Congressman Emanuel Cleaver will be part of President Obama’s trip to Africa, his office announced on Thursday.
Cleaver and the rest of the presidential party leave from Washington Thursday evening, according to his office.
The President will visit Kenya, the birthplace of his father.
Cleaver office also says the prersident and his party will go to Ethiopia on the first-ever presidential trip to the hat country.
“As today’s global economy becomes more and more interconnected, we must do our part to ensure that African countries can compete worldwide,” said Congressman Cleaver. “I am looking forward to participating in this delegation and bringing the importance of job growth, education, health care, and even climate change into the forefront of our discussions,” Cleaver said in a statement

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