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Obama: Flint's Water Crisis is 'Inexplicable and Inexcusable'

President Barack Obama said Wednesday that it is "inexplicable and inexcusable" that residents of Flint, Michigan, were not immediately informed about lead in their drinking water. "That shouldn't happen anywhere," Obama told CBS television. On January 16, Obama declared a federal emergency in Flint, freeing up to $5 million in federal aid to help solve the health crisis, but he denied Michigan Governor Rick Snyder's request for a disaster declaration...

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