President Obama Addresses the nation on the events transpiring in Ferguson, MO

by The Daily Lede

President Obama spoke Thursday addressing the nation on the unrest plaguing Ferguson, Missouri following the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown on Saturday by a Ferguson police officer.

The president urged for peace and calm and stated that there was ‘no excuse’ for excessive police force.

We’ve posted the President’s speech in full for those who may have missed it.