‘Candid’ and ‘blunt’: code words for ‘not good’


President Obama described his conversations with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a Friday press conference, saying their talks are “candid” and “blunt.” He also emphasized he will not boycott the Olympics as a result of Russia’s anti-gay laws. The best message is for gay and lesbian athletes to come home with the gold, Obama said. In other news, the State Department will reopen some of the U.S. embassies that had been close in response to a terror threat. NBC’s Andrea Mitchell reports.

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