Obama anger at Michigan water crisis

US President Barack Obama speaks on January 20, 2016 in Detroit, MichiganPresident Barack Obama expressed anger Wednesday at a high-profile health scare in Flint, Michigan, where lead-tainted water is believed to have sickened residents. “If I was a parent up there I would be beside myself that my kids’ health would be at risk,” said Obama during a stop in nearby Detroit. Obama declared a state of emergency in Michigan on Saturday, freeing up federal aid to help Flint, a city of 100,000 at the epicenter of the scare.

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