Spain Gets Its Obama Visit, Barely

U.S. President Obama traveled to Spain over the weekend. Spanish leaders and members of the Royal Family had been waiting for years for an official visit.

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King Felipe took the rare step of welcoming Obama after touchdown.

However, the president had to cut his trip short because of the recent shootings in Dallas. A planned stop in Seville and a meal at the Madrid Royal Palace were cancelled.

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Leaders from both countries gather at the Hall of Columns at the Madrid Royal Palace.

King Felipe gave the president a copy of Don Quixote signed by himself and Queen Letizia.

 

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