Hillary camp criticises Obama over peddling Clinton-pastor picture

March 22nd, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by admin  

Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): Hillary Clinton’s camp has criticised Barack Obama’s camp for “peddling photos” of former President Bill Clinton and Obama’s longtime pastor, Reverend Jeremiah Wright.
A photograph of the former President and Wright shows the two shaking hands at a White House prayer breakfast in September 1998, the New York Post reported.
The New York Times posted the photo to its Web site on Thursday and said it was provided by the Obama campaign.
Excerpts of Wright’s sermons have been the source of controversy for Obama in recent days.
Videos of the former pastor railing against the United States and accusing the country of bringing on the September 11 attacks by spreading terrorism have appeared on television and the Internet.
Obama strongly condemned Wright’s most controversial statements in a speech on racial issues on Tuesday in Philadelphia.
But he did not repudiate Wright or his overall ministry, saying the man who officiated at his wedding is like a family member. (ANI)

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