That’s one theory: Trump set the current crisis in motion last September when he revoked Barack Obama’s executive order that protected DREAMERs — young unauthorized immigrants brought to the US as children — from deportation, but he offered no guidance about what he wanted to happen next, other than for Congress to do … something. […]
There is a persistent charge that the quietly devastating, on-the-fly documentary The Final Year, covering January 2016 to January 2017 in the administration of Barack Obama, is a piece of propaganda — which is valid only if you believe that portraying U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power, Deputy National Security Adviser Ben ... More »
The Trump administration’s turnover rate is more than triple that of former President Barack Obama and double that of former President Ronald Reagan.
"He said Barack Obama was not born in this country. He said Mexican are rapists and criminals. He has said many things. He has said he lost the election because undocumented people voted by the millions. He said that he had the largest inauguration crowd of all time. Show More Summary
On a sweltering early summer afternoon in Miami's Little Havana, President Donald Trump told a cheering Cuban-American crowd that he was rolling back some of Barack Obama's opening to Cuba … Click to Continue »
(Paul Mirengoff) Bloomberg reports that Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta is “keeping a low profile in this first year in office, possibly because he has his eye on another job.” “Low profile” means keeping Barack Obama’s left-wing program in place. Show More Summary
The former president saw especially broad positive shifts on immigration and the culture of Washington.
When Barack Obama introduced tougher environmental regulations, which the mining industry termed the “war on coal”, those changes, combined with the impact of international competition, meant people here struggled. When Donald Trump vowed to restore jobs – “I made them this promise, we will put our miners back to work” – people cheered. Show More Summary
Just when you thought Barack and Michelle Obama couldn't get any cooler... Read more...
But maybe this will inspire him to play?
Donald Trump's administration has announced it is ending a programme permitting Haitians to enter the US on low-skilled worker visas, a measure introduced by his predecessor Barack Obama after the Caribbean nation was struck by a devastating earthquake in 2010. Show More Summary
Hey, isn’t that.?.?. former president Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama, celebrating the former FLOTUS’s birthday at the uber-hip A Rake’s Progress in the Line hotel in Adams Morgan? Just another way the Obamas are cooler than we are: The eatery, the latest from chef Spike Gjerde of Baltimore’s Woodberry Kitchen fame, is […]
Jackson Park in Chicago, the site of the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition, has been chosen as the site of former President Barack Obama's library. via Flickr Maybe it makes me a bad person, but I’m experiencing some schadenfreude when it comes to former President Barack Obama’s struggles to get his library built in Chicago. Show More Summary
What do you do when you finally get a break after eight years of running a country? You've got plenty of things to chose from—everything from kite surf with Richard Branson, to joining in on the HQ Trivia craze and actually win some cash. Show More Summary
Barack and Michelle Obama Former President Barack Obama sent his “best friend,” former first lady Michelle Obama, a sweet birthday gift and message on her birthday, and Michelle couldn’t help but share a sneak peek on Instagram....
America’s global image has dropped to an all-time low the first year of the Trump administration, falling below where it stood during the presidencies of Barack Obama and George W. Bush, according to a new Gallup poll....
The New York Times reports: President Trump — who gleefully questioned President Barack Obama’s birthplace for years without evidence, long insisted on the guilt of the Central Park Five despite exonerating proof and claimed that millions...Show More Summary
Politico: “Since leaving office, Barack Obama has struggled with how to do what no previous president has: take on his successor. Over the past year, he’s appeared at rallies, done a robocall, made a few endorsements. His office in Washington’s [...]
"I love your strength, your grace and your determination."
When it comes to being adorable, Barack Obama has a strong track record. Last year he surprised Michelle with a special video for their 25th wedding anniversary, and pretty much nobody could handle how cute it was. SEE ALSO: Barack Obama...Show More Summary