The White House confirmed Thursday that President Obama did meet his uncle, Onyango Obama, and lived with him briefly, after Onyango insisted Tuesday in his immigration hearing that the two had met, according to the Boston Globe.
The administration in Jan. 2012 said that it had no record Obama and his uncle had met, who also goes by the nickname Omar. But White House spokesman Eric Schultz told the Globe Thursday that the White House had not fully researched the relationship before making that statement. This time, press aides checked in with Obama on the nature of their relationship.
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