President Obama Visits Fasting Immigration Protesters in D.C.
LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) – The First Couple visited protesters in D.C. on Friday who have been fasting for the past few weeks in hopes to pressure Congress to pass new immigration laws.
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama stopped by the groups’ camp on the National Mall to show their support for the “Families for Families” campaign.
The protesters say they have given up all food except water for the past 18 days to draw attention to immigration reform measures pending on Capitol Hill. Read more at: washington.cbslocal.com.
(Maybe the eighty-something and ninety-something World War II veterans should have fasted too).