It’s easy to forget that one of the main reasons Donald Trump is president is that he won the Republican Party’s nomination—handily. If you go back in that fantasy time machine where President Obama is still in office and Donald Trump is smacking around GOP candidates, you’ll recall that Princeton’s top debater, and all-around sack of waste, Sen. Show More Summary
Former President Obama still appears to be a popular figure, with a crowd chanting to him, “four more years!” Read more...
Figured it made sense to bookend my blogging day with President Obama’s speech on behalf of Ralph Northam from earlier this evening. The video is all teed up for President Obama’s remarks. Open thread!
It seems like the former presidents of the United States are growing concerned about the country’s current leader. After former Republican president George W. Bush called out the current president’s policies yesterday (without mentioning Trump’s name), former president Barack Obama has now done the same. Show More Summary
President Donald Trump has once again turned to Twitter to try and fight back against a 35-page dossier that claims Trump witnessed and arranged prostitutes to urinate on a bed where former President Obama once slept, with allegations of a so-called “pee tape” also contained in the report. Show More Summary
Guest post by Joe Hoft Greatest Stock Market Rally Ever! With Another All Time High in the Dow Today – President Trump’s Stock Market Rally Did What President Obama’s Markets Couldn’t Do in 8 years – Increase the All Time High by More than 4,500 Since the Election. Show More Summary
You knew this was coming—all those supposed conservative "deficit hawks" who railed against President Obama's budgets suddenly jumping aboard the tax cut train on the way to a mountain of national debt. Well, it's happening. Take Donald...Show More Summary
President Obama “will hit the campaign trail on Thursday to rally black voters behind candidates for governor in Virginia and New Jersey amid stern warnings that African Americans may not come out in force on an Election Day that is [...]
President Trump is secretly attacking the military by making comments that President Obama and his other predecessors sometimes did not make condolence calls to the families of slain soldiers, according to a piece Tuesday on Vox. “President Trump lies so often, and on such an astonishingly wide array of topics, that it’s rare for any […]
While Pete Souza photographed President Obama, Amanda Lucidon documented the First Lady’s private and public life.
As the entire world is aware, U.S. President Donald Trump is set to tear up the nuclear deal that President Obama’s administration put in place with Iran. Recent weeks have also stirred up fears of World War 3, as Trump used Twitter, and a speech at the United Nations, to threaten that he would “totally destroy” North Korea. Show More Summary
The Jackson Clarion-Ledger reports: A predominately black public school in Mississippi named after Jefferson Davis will have its Confederate tied namesake stripped next year and replaced with the title of another president whose character students, parents and teachers have said is more fitting— Barack Obama. Show More Summary
President Obama stood outside the room, rubbed sanitizer on his hands, set his face into a smile and knocked on the door. No one answered. He looked at the hospital floor, polished to a sheen, and knocked again. Still no answer. So Mr. Show More Summary
Remember all of the criticisms of President George W. Bush for his “unilateralism” in world affairs? And of President Obama for his reliance on executive orders in domestic affairs? Some apologies are in order. President Trump is outpacing them in his willingness to rule by fiat, disdaining any...
This week, President Trump made some unsavory comments about how his presidential predecessors handled military deaths while in office. “If you look at President Obama and other presidents, most of them didn’t make calls,” Trump said during a Rose Garden news conference Monday. Show More Summary
“If you look at President Obama and other presidents, most of them didn’t make calls. A lot of them didn’t make calls. I
The poultry industry really, really wants to process the chickens you eat at rates of more than 140 per minute. Under former President Obama, the USDA considered and then backed off of an increase to 175 chickens per minute going down the line being eviscerated and inspected. Show More Summary
During a press conference on Monday, President Trump accused President Obama of failing to call the families of some soldiers who had died in the line of duty. Trump’s comments were misleading and inaccurate, and when he was pressed about them later in the news conference, he tried to backtrack. “I don’t know if he […]
US President Donald Trump was facing a backlash on Tuesday after falsely claiming that Barack Obama and other former US leaders did not call the families of fallen soldiers. "Stop the damn lying -- you're the president," Obama's former attorney general Eric Holder said in a tweet. Show More Summary
“If you look at President Obama and other presidents, most of them didn’t make calls. A lot of them didn’t make calls. I like to call when it’s appropriate, when I think I am able to do it.” —President Trump, news conference with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Oct. 16, 2017 President Trump had […]