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"I talked to him about it this morning," Gibbs said. "He said to me that obviously Michael Jackson was a spectacular performer and a music icon and I think everybody remembers hearing his songs and watching him moonwalk on television during Motown's 25th anniversary."
"But the president also said aspects of his life were sad and tragic," Gibbs continued. "His condolences went out to the Jackson family and to fans that mourned his loss."
Why no statement?
"Because I just said it," Gibbs said.
Does it seem odd to you that there is no official statement from the White House? We talked a bit about that here.
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