Obama: American Citizen Died in MH17 Crash

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July 18 2014 1:18 PM

Obama: American Citizen Died in MH17 Crash

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Obama at today's appearance.

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President Obama announced in his remarks on the MH17 crash in the Ukraine that one American citizen, Quinn Lucas Schansman, was killed in the crash. (Read a transcript of Obama's press conference here.) State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki said Schansman had dual citizenship:

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