White House Announces Obama News Conference On Twitter

5106578The White House announced late Friday afternoon – on its Twitter page – that President Obama will hold a primetime news conference on Wednesday, July 22nd at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

"You heard it here first: Primetime presidential news conference at the White House, Wed. 7/22 @ 9PM EDT," the White House said, prompting an immediate flurry of retweets.

It will be Mr. Obama's forth prime time news conference and his fifth formal solo White House news conference.

Check back to CBSNews.com Wednesday evening for full coverage of the press conference, which will likely focus largely on health care reform efforts.



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