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The White House Weighs in On Michael Jackson's Death

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published: Jun 28, 2009 • References: mtv
As the nation is watching and waiting for the results of the energy and climate bill from Congress, President Obama had time to weigh in on Michael Jackson's death through White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs.

In the video above, you can see Gibbs' remarks on President Obama's reaction to Michael Jackson's passing. While Obama did send his condolences to the Jackson family, he also pointed out that Michael Jackson had "...aspects of his life that were sad and tragic."