Obama, in Hawaii for the holidays, hits golf course after being briefed on Berlin truck attack

Obama, in Hawaii for the holidays, hits golf course after being briefed on Berlin truck attack
Vacay Dude in Chief. (Image: Screen grab of Hawaii News Now video)

[Ed. – Dog bites man.  Sun rises in the east. Etc.]

President Obama headed to a golf course moments after receiving reports that a truck had plowed through a Christmas market in Berlin in a potential terrorist attack, according to White House pool reports.

Obama, who is vacationing in Hawaii for the holidays, was also briefed by his national security team on the assassination of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey just before departing for the Mid-Pacific Country Club.

White House press liaison Eric Schultz wrote in a memo that Obama left his rental vacation home at 10:21 a.m. HST, or 3:21 p.m. EST, after a press van held at the house for 11 minutes awaiting the president.

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