President Barack Obama's Hawaii vacation: Day 14
- Associated Press
- January 3, 2014 - 7:10 PM
KAILUA, Hawaii — How President Barack Obama spent Day 14 of his holiday vacation in Hawaii on Friday:
— STAYING IN: Obama spent most of the day in his family's vacation home in Kailua, a sleepy suburb of Honolulu along Oahu's eastern shore. The day was even more low-key than previous days with outings of gym and golf.
— EXECUTIVE PROPOSALS: The Obama administration announced a pair of executive actions aimed at strengthening federal background checks for gun purchasers, with a particular focus on limiting firearm access for those with mental health issues. One proposed rule change aims to clarify terminology used by federal law to prohibit people from purchasing a firearm for mental health reasons. A second proposed change would give hospitals and other entities covered by patient privacy provisions more flexibility in the information they provide to the background check system.
— DEPARTURE PLANNED: The White House announced Obama and the first family planned to depart Honolulu on Saturday night to go back to Washington.
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