President Barack Obama Effortlessly Nails the Tango During Argentina State Dinner

The Obamas danced after a state dinner held in their honor, giving the professional dancers a run for their money.

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President Barack Obama just added another accomplishment to the final leg of his two-term presidency: nailing the tango. After becoming the first sitting U.S. president to visit Cuba in 90 years, Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama headed to Argentina for another historic tour. At a state dinner held in their honor, Barack and Michelle were both coaxed into hitting the tango with professional dancers for a proper post-dinner turn-up.

Obama is in Argentina for the first time to mark the 40th anniversary of the region's tragic Dirty War, Vox reports. In fact, Obama is reportedly planning to declassify multiple documents related to the United States' part in the 1976 military coup that ultimately cost thousands of lives.

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Though Obama has faced criticism from political pundits regarding his trip to Latin America in the wake of recent terror attacks in Belgium, he has insisted that mindfully carrying on with our daily lives is the best response to acts of terror. For Obama and his staff, that meant honoring his commitments in Cuba and Argentina.

"They cannot defeat America, they don't produce anything, they don't have a message that appeals to the vast majority of Muslims or the vast majority of people around the world," Obama told ESPN earlier this week of his decision to attend a baseball game in Havana shortly after the Brussels attacks, according to the Huffington Post. "What they can do is scare and make people afraid. And disrupt our daily lives and divide us. And as long as we don’t allow that to happen, we're going to be OK."


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