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POTUS also touched on other issues.
He said Iran should free the Americans being held in prison there.
He mentioned the lethal bout of Legionnaire’s disease that broke out at an earlier VFW meeting, saying “our hearts go out” to families of the victims and vowing "we have to prevent anything like that from ever happening again.”
Speaking on the fifth anniversary of the Dodd Frank bill passed in the wake of the financial crisis, POTUS said that the administration would continue to complete rules already proposed to curb predatory lending to members of the American military.
He praised British PM Cameron for saying he would keep British military spending at or above 2 percent of GDP.
He said reopening relations with Cuba showed “we’re not afraid to engage.”