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Q Mr. President, why — why go to a border state and not visit the border?
THE PRESIDENT: Because there’s a more important thing going on. They’re going to invest billions of dollars in a new enterprise in the state.
Q Mr. President, the power outages in North Carolina —
THE PRESIDENT: I don’t know. I’m — we’re —
Q — do you have any idea of who is behind it?
THE PRESIDENT: No, we don’t yet. I’m running that down. I got a brief this morning.
Q Mr. President — Mr. President, Catholics bishops object to the Respect for Marriage Act. They reject it. They say it harms religious freedom — Catholic bishops. What’s your response to that?
THE PRESIDENT: I disagree.
Q (Inaudible) Africa Summit?
THE PRESIDENT: I’m looking forward to it.
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