Looks like Obama has been taking so much heat on this that the Nazi Joseph Goebbels propaganda machine has gone into denial mode. This is clearly a move to save Obama's character and to make Boldon look like a inept fool who mispoke which was clearly not the case. Deep down this was Obama's intentions for NASA and it was clear Boldon had his orders defined. White House denies NASA remark on Muslim outreach - Yahoo! News White House denies NASA remark on Muslim outreach WASHINGTON – The White House is contradicting the NASA administrator's claim that President Barack Obama assigned him to reach out to Muslims on science matters. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden recently told Al-Jazeera network that one of the charges Obama gave him was "to reach out to the Muslim world and engage much more with dominantly Muslim nations to help them feel good about their historic contribution to science and engineering." White House press secretary Robert Gibbs said Monday that such activities are not among Bolden's assigned tasks.