Spanish Spoken During White House Briefing For First Time

(TheHuffingtonPost.com)– April 14, 2009 at 12:22 AM, by Sam Stein. The White House made history on Monday. And it wasn’t just by loosening travel and remittance restrictions for individuals looking to reach out to family members in Cuba.
When Dan Restrepo, President Barack Obama’s senior adviser on Latin America, addressed the Spanish-language media in their native tongues, he is believed to have been the first person to speak a language other than English during a White House briefing.
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