Obama unconcerned by Al Sharpton's history with the FBI and mafia

Joel Gehrke
The Washington Examiner

President Obama isn’t worried about the Rev. Al Sharpton’s history as an FBI informant with ties to the mafia, his spokesman said, and doesn’t think that the news makes his impending visit to Sharpton’s National Action Network awkward.

“Rev. Sharpton and the National Action Network have made significant contributions to civil rights efforts, and the President looks forward to appearing at the conference,” White House press secretary Jay Carney told reporters during the Wednesday press gaggle…



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