President Obama Missing Nancy Reagan's Funeral Far From Unprecedented
President Obama is catching heat for skipping Nancy Reagan's funeral, but he's not the first sitting president to miss a first lady's funeral.By Eugene Daniels | March 10, 2016
"Nancy Reagan’s funeral — Mrs. Obama is going. Can you tell us who else is going to be in the delegation?" a reporter asked at The White House press briefing.
"The president will not attend. The president actually is traveling in Texas on Friday." Press Secretary Josh Earnest answered.
President Obama won't be at former first lady Nancy Reagan's funeral, and that announcement has been met with a bit of disapproval.