John M. Grunsfeld (L), Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate, poses for a selfie with Texas teenager Ahmed Mohamed. (REUTERS/Joshua Roberts)
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Ahmed Mohamed, the Muslim teenager arrested after a homemade clock he brought to his Texas school was mistaken for a bomb, capped a whirlwind month with a visit to the White House on Monday.Ahmed got a personal invitation from President Barack Obama for "Astronomy Night". Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz complained that Obama didn't give law enforcement officials the same respect he's giving Ahmed.Ahmed posed for pictures with NASA astronaut Alvin Drew shortly before Obama addressed the students on the South Lawn, and he got to introduce himself to the president when Obama waded out toward the audience to shake hands with visitors after his speech.
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