President Obama Invites Ahmed to White House
Ahmed Mohamed, 14, recieves support from Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Mark Zuckerberg after he was arrested when the homemade clock he brought to school was mistaken for a bomb.
President Obama has tweeted from his official personal account, inviting Ahmed Mohamed to the White House to show him the clock invention that was mistaken for a bomb.
“Cool clock, Ahmed,” the president tweeted today. “Want to bring it to the White House? We should inspire more kids like you to like science. It’s what makes America great.”
Irving Police Chief Larry Boyd said at a news conference today that no charges will be brought against Mohamed for bringing a “suspicious device” to school.
Besides attracting the attention of the president, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and celebrity Russell Simmons expressed their support for Mohamed on Twitter using the hashtag #IStandWithAhmed.