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Q Why is it important to go with Mitch McConnell to Kentucky?
THE PRESIDENT: It’s his state. That’s the reason. Because —
Q Why is that significant, to be with McConnell there?
THE PRESIDENT: We’ve been friends a long time. I don’t — everybody is talking about how significant it is. It has nothing to do about our relationship. It’s always been (inaudible). It’s a giant bridge, man. It’s a lot of money. It’s important.
Q Mr. President, are you discussing joint nuclear exercises with South Korea right now?
THE PRESIDENT: No.
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