White House Issues Statement in Reaction to Justice Scalia’s Death While Obama Golfs
He arrived at the renowned TPC Stadium Course golf course in La Quinta, California this afternoon at around noon pacific time with his three golfing partners Greg Orme, Bobby Titcomb, and Mike Ramos. The president’s golf games traditionally last 5-6 hours.
While he was on the course, the White House issued a statement from Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz.
“This afternoon the President was informed of the passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia,” he said. “The President and First Lady extend their deepest condolences to Justice Scalia’s family.”