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Nobel Peace Prize laureate, President Barack Obama, smiles on the podium with his diploma and gold medal during the Nobel ceremony at the City Hall in Oslo on Dec. 10, 2009. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Diplomat: Emanuel Gave Norway’s Ambassador To US Verbal Lashing When Obama Awarded Nobel Peace Prize

A senior Norwegian diplomat says his country’s former ambassador to the United States was given a verbal lashing by Barack Obama’s chief of staff when the president was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009.