President Barack Obama, center, speaks about Haiti as former presidents Bill Clinton, left, and George W. Bush, right, listen in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010. Obama asked Bush and Clinton to help with U.S. relief efforts after the earthquake in Haiti. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
January 16, 2010 1:43:49 PM PST
By MIKE MELIA and ALFRED de MONTESQUIOU
WASHINGTON (AP) - January 16, 2010 --
Standing alongside two former presidents, President Barack Obama on Saturday promised that U.S. support for Haitian relief would continue long after the scenes of death and destruction fade from the headlines.