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Things are going to be OK, I promise: Obama

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 00:58

U.S. President Barack Obama talks to young people in Vietnam about entrepreneurship, and American politics. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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NATURAL ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) U.S. President Barack Obama met with young Vietnamese in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday on the last day of his visit in the Southeast Asian nation. Obama spoke to the crowd about U.S.-Vietnamese relations, environmental concerns, and U.S. politics. When asked about where he sees U.S. politics in five years, Obama was optimistic. "You know, the American people are generous, and they are decent, and they are hardworking. And sometimes our politics doesn't express all the goodness of the people. But usually eventually the voters make good decisions. And democracy works. So I'm optimistic that we'll get through this period. And one of the great things about the United States is that even when it makes mistakes, I think, it's able to adjust, and recognise our mistakes and we correct course, and take different steps. So I think things are going to be okay. I promise," Obama said. Obama is now headed to Japan for the Group of Seven meetings later in the week.

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Things are going to be OK, I promise: Obama

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 00:58