In Boston speech, Obama defends national health law ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page yoon s. byun/globe staff President Obama spoke at Faneuil Hall about the federal health care law Wednesday afternoon. Yoon S. Byun/Globe staff President Obama was given a Red Sox cap by Mayor Menino after Obama arrived in Boston Wednesday afternoon. Yoon S. Byun/Globe staff Obama waved as he exited Air Force One at Logan Airport. yoon s. byun/globe staff Obama, with Governor Patrick and Celtics legend Bill Russell, got a sneak peek at the statue honoring Russell. KEVIN LAMARQUE/Reuters Cathey Park of Cambridge waited in Faneuil Hall before President Obama's speech. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff Officials prepared Faneuil Hall for Obama’s visit Wednesday. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff Obama will be speaking about health care in the same spot where then-Governor Romney signed the Mass. health law in 2006. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff Police lined up outside Faneuil Hall on Wednesday. JEWEL SAMAD/AFP /Getty Images President Obama boarded Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, before heading to Boston. Evan Vucci/Associated Press Earlier in the day, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was grilled at a US House committee hearing.