Trump's new national security advisor called the Russian ambassador on the same day President Obama announced new sanctions? against the country in response to election hacking allegations.
President Obama’s signature trade deal is dead.
President Obama’s Chicago farewell address was strikingly consistent with words he wrote in his pre-presidential The Audacity of Hope (2006)and with his presidential speeches and actions. Although he spelled out some of his economic and other accomplishments and expressed gratitude toward his...
Within hours of Donald Trump swearing the oath of office, his new Administration had wiped all signs of President Obama, renewable energy, and climate-related policies from the official White House website, signalling what many feared...Show More Summary
"It was really very nice of him to do that, and we will cherish that. We will keep that, and we won’t even tell the press what’s in that letter."Said Trump to reporters in the East Room of the White House. The Daily News reports it as...Show More Summary
Robert Hickey is the deputy director of The Protocol School of Washington, which provides etiquette and protocol training. In his book Honor & Respect, he covers the “correct written and oral forms of address for everyone from local officials to foreign heads of state”. Show More Summary
OBVIOUSLY, HE NEEDS JOB-RETRAINING: President Obama’s Lack Of Scholarly Chops Prevents Him From Being Hired As Law Prof At Columbia, Kansas; But ‘Professor Of Practice’ Is A Possibility.A?
In his final days in office, President Obama brought the number of federal prison sentences he has commuted to 1,715, the most acts of such clemency by a president in modern history. While recipients such as former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning, who had been serving a 35-year sentence...
President Obama’s 2016 national monument designations have prompted Republican critics from Nevada to Maine to suggest that, under cover of the Antiquities Act of 1906, he exceeded his authority, orchestrating a massive federal land grab. These critics are ignoring the history and scope of the...
It is now an undisputed fact that more people attended President Obama’s inauguration in 2009 than they did President Trump’s last week. However, the new White House administration is still remaining true to their claims that there was no disparity in attendance between the 2009 and 2017 inaugurations. Show More Summary
As a candidate, President Trump said that he planned to “cancel every unconstitutional executive action, memorandum and order issued by President Obama.” According to a briefing from then-Vice President-elect Mike Pence, immediately after the inaugural parade, the new president would “go into the Oval Office with a stack of papers” and “start signing them to roll back” […]
President Trump took another jab at reporters Sunday — joking that he wouldn’t reveal to them the letter written by former President Obama.
AND THUS SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE BECOMES THE KITSCH VARIETY SHOW IT ONCE MOCKED: SNL Sings ‘To Sir With Love’ In Honor of President Obama: “At the end of the song, the two of them presented [a poster of Obama in the background] with a present: a tea mug saying ‘world’s greatest president.’ The two offered […]
Chronicle of Higher Education, Prof. Barack Obama Needs a New Job, So We Sent Around His Academic Résumé: It can be tough out there for an academic who’s been out of the game for so long, and Mr. Obama probably hasn’t updated his curriculum vitae in a while. So we...
The inauguration of President Trump was watched by 30.6 million television viewers on Friday, 19% below the audience of 37.8 million for President Obama’s first swearing-in ceremony in 2009. The figure is based on preliminary data from Nielsen for inauguration coverage that aired from 10 a.m. to 6...
The Absolute GREATEST Joe Biden Memes In honor of Joe Biden’s most iconic moments as President Obama’s VP/right-hand man/wingman/hypeman/BFF, we compiled the GREATEST (and FUNNIEST) moments of his legendary Vice Presidency to get you through this cheeto dusty Inauguration weekend.
Click here for reuse options! From death panels to invading Texas. For eight years, right-wing activists have been making dire predictions about what President Obama would do during his time in office. Some have warned that the president will begin seizing guns and arresting critics any day now. Show More Summary
President Bill Clinton and President Trump’s defeated opponent Hillary Clinton showed up. So did President and Mrs. George W. Bush. President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn made it as well. Whatever one thinks of President Obama, he and the most popular politician in the country, Michelle Obama, were throughout the transition — gracious, professional […]
In the first episode since Trump became the 45th president, host Aziz Ansari took on a serious and diplomatic tone, while the cast honored President Obama in a send-off tribute.
The first episode of Saturday Night Live to take place during Donald Trump‘s presidency featured a farewell to President Obama at the end of the night. Cecily Strong and Sasheer Zamata sang an emotional version of the classic song “To Sir With Love” while a black and white photo of Obama was projected on a [...]