The tragic mass shooting in Dallas ended the president's visit to the European Union. He was working on the aftermath of the United Kingdom's exit from the 27 nations. Prime Minister David Cameron will end his term on Wednesday and Theresa May will be sworn in.
He abruptly headed to Texas on Tuesday to talk to the mayor of Dallas and governor of Texas.
He also called upon the former president and vice president to accompany him to this memorial.
|Pres. Obama and former Bush both attend the memorial.|
President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama were accompanied with Vice President Joe Biden, Dr. Jill Biden, George W. Bush and Laura Bush for the memorial service of the fallen officers of Friday's mass shooting.
The former president and current president both asked for calm and peace in the wake of racial tensions.
Also Dallas mayor Mike Rawlings and police chief David Brown had an opportunity to speak to the nation as well.
A moment in history where America came together.
Of course, Republicans and the conservative agitators will find some outrage over the speech. They will suggest that Obama attacks cops and whites.
Like the president said, the agitators and politicians retreat to their corners with the same old rhetoric that keeps America divided.