Watch Obama's lame excuse for going to a communist baseball game rather than fulfill his presidential duties during Brussels attack
President Obama attended an exhibition baseball game in Havana on Tuesday, an act of sports diplomacy meant to highlight the cultural ties between the U.S. and Cuba.
Obama went ahead with his plan to attend the game despite calls from Republicans to cut his Cuba trip short due to Tuesday morning’s terror attacks in Belgium.
During an in-game interview with ESPN, the president indicated he didn’t consider skipping the game.
“It’s always a challenge when you have a terrorist attack anywhere in the world, especially in this world of 24/7 news coverage,” he said. "You want to be respectful and understand the gravity of the situation. But the whole premise of terrorism is to try to disrupt people’s ordinary lives.”