Obama to make historic trip to Hiroshima

May 10, 2016 3:11 PM

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"Finally, the President will make an historic visit to Hiroshima with Prime Minister Abe to highlight his continued commitment to pursuing the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons," White House spokesman Josh Earnest said in a statement.

Mr. Obama will make the visit during a week-long trip to Vietnam and Japan at the end of May. The trip is meant to highlight the administration's commitment to what's known as the Asian pivot.

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