While the Obama administration has come under criticism from neocons for not unleashing an air campaign against the Assad government, the White House's major mistake was ruining the fragile sectarian balance of power in Syria thus paving the way for an "enormous bloodbath," US journalist Gareth Porter writes.
It's not a treaty, Obama explains. It's merely a legally binding executive agreement. From The Washington Times: The White House on Monday defended President Obama?s decision to enter into the Paris climate accord without Senate ratification but stopped short of...
According to White House spokesman Josh Earnest, the lack of fighting between US allies Turkey and Kurdish forces in Northern Syria last night offers an encouraging sign that multiple armies in the region remain dedicated to defeat Daesh terrorists.
No word yet on whether or not Obama has insisted on installing an Internet-connected fridge in the White House kitchen.
President Barack Obama has joined the millions who are mourning the death of Mexican singer-songwriter Juan Gabriel, who died on Sunday. The White House released a statement on the artist’s passing on Monday via Twitter and their website. Show More Summary
White House spokesperson Josh Earnest said that Barack Obama is sending US trade ambassador Michael Froman to Europe in September to continue negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) trade agreement.
Washington will welcome 85,000 refugees from around the world by the end of fiscal year, including more than10,000 refugees from Syria, according to a White House official.
On October 13, 2016, President Obama will travel to Pittsburgh to host the White House Frontiers Conference, a national convening that the White House is co-hosting with the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University to explore the future of innovation here and around the world. Show More Summary
Yesterday, the White House announced that the US had met President Obama’s goal of admitting 10,000 Syrian refugees into the country; it did so ahead of schedule. One year ago Obama had sought a sixfold increase in the number of Syrian refugees provided safe haven in the United States. Show More Summary
Bruce Springsteen could have won the White House had he decided to run. Which is why, instead of spending millions on advisors and ad campaign, U.S. Presidential hopefuls would be better served by attending a Springsteen concert (conveniently...Show More Summary
Did we expect anything better to come from the White House regarding Colin Kaepernick? He didn’t stand for the National Anthem. It’s not too wild to say, in Obama’s America,
As the US election season heats up, many YouTube video creators will want to put out political spoofs, commentary, and songs. So YouTube built two detailed replicas of the White House's Oval Office. Unveiled August 30, the Oval Office sets live at the LA and Manhattan YouTube Spaces. Show More Summary
When Daw Aung San Suu Kyi visits the White House in September for the first time as Burma's State Counselor, she will be focused on something more sustainable than the positive acclaim she can expect everywhere: building the economic component of our relationship. Of course, her personal story?--?and by extension, Burma's?--?always bears retelling. Show More Summary
When I heard on Friday night that 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick opted to take a seat for the national anthem prior to the preseason game against the Packers, I knew it would be a big deal. But it’s become a much bigger deal than I thought it would be. The gesture, and Kaepernick’s explanation, inevitably…
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Is the fat lady already singing for Donald Trump? According to White House Dossier editor Keith Koffler, the answer is “No.” He explains why in his LifeZette commentary “Note to MSM: This Race Isn’t Over”. Koffler writes, “Well, Hillary may be measuring the drapes in the Oval Office, but it’s hardly curtains for Donald Trump. Show More Summary
Google's video site now has replicas of the Oval Office, presidential briefing room and other election-related sets for its video stars.
Google's video site created replicas of the Oval Office, election-themed news desk, a White House Press Room and debate stage for video creators to use.
By Bryan LeRoy and David McGrath, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips On August 1, 2016, after nearly six years and two drafts, the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) issued a final version of its guidance for considering greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and the effects of climate change under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) […]
The White House says it is working with Congress to increase the target by a few thousand for 2017.