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Newswire: President Obama says he can’t revoke Bill Cosby’s Medal of Freedom

Even though he just moved proverbial mountains by reaching a nuclear deal with Iran, President Obama admits there are just some things he can’t do. Unfortunately, one of those things is taking back Bill Cosby’s Presidential Medal of Freedom. Show More Summary

Pres. Obama: There Is No Way To Revoke Bill Cosby's Medal of Freedom

At a press conference on July 15, President Barack Obama was asked about his opinion regarding whether Bill Cosby’s Presidential Medal of Freedom should be revoked following his admission that he drugged and sexually assaulted dozens of women. In his response, Obama managed to get his opinion across without explicitly commenting on the situation. Read more...

President Obama on Bill Cosby: ‘I Think This Country, Any Civilized Country, Should Have No Tolerance For Rape’

President Obama held an in depth press conference on his recent Iran deal and a reporter took the opportunity to question the president at the Bill Cosby scandal in regards to the Presidential Medal of Freedom presented to him in 20...

Watch: Obama Speaks on Rape, Cosby’s Medal of Freedom

Earlier today during a press conference, President Obama addressed the demands of activists that Bill Cosby’s Presidential Medal of Freedom (given to him under President Bush in 2002) be revoked. Even some high-profile politicians, like New York Senator Kristen Gillibrand, have gotten on board with the effort. “There’s no precedent for revoking a… Read More

Asked About Bill Cosby, Obama Says Country Has ‘No Tolerance for Rape’

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Speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, President Obama said Bill Cosby’s Presidential Medal of Freedom would not be revoked as "there’s no precedent for revoking the medal." He added "we don’t have that mechanism." Though Cosby will keep his medal, Obama did bring up the numerous allegations of sexual abuse against the comedian. Show More Summary

Obama says there's 'no precedent' for revoking Bill Cosby's Medal of Freedom

Obama said that the Presidential Medal of Freedom given to Cosby in 2002 cannot be revoked, explaining, "There's no precedent for revoking a medal. We don't have that mechanism."

Obama, Confronted With Bill Cosby Question, Shares Message Of Zero Tolerance For Rape

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Wednesday that "there's no precedent for revoking" Bill Cosby's Presidential Medal Of Freedom after multiple women have come forward and accused the comedian of raping them. "We don't have that...Show More Summary

President Obama rejects idea of revoking Bill Cosby freedom medal

President Obama is rejecting the idea of taking back Bill Cosby's Presidential Medal of Freedom, saying there's no mechanism in place for such a move.

Obama Says There’s No Mechanism for Revoking Cosby’s Medal and That Rape Is Bad

Barack Obama waded into the controversy over the dozens of rape allegations against Bill Cosby on Wednesday, saying he didn’t have a way to revoke the comedian’s Presidential Medal of Freedom. “There’s no precedent for revoking a medal,” Obama told reporters after being asked about the medal during a press conference. Show More Summary

Obama: No mechanism to revoke Cosby's Medal of Freedom

President Barack Obama on Wednesday rejected the idea of revoking Bill Cosby's Presidential Medal of Freedom because of sexual misconduct allegations.

Obama: No Mechanism To Revoke Bill Cosby’s Medal Of Freedom

President Obama did not wait for that WhiteHouse.gov petition to hit 100K signatures to weigh in on Bill Cosby’s Presidential Medal of Freedom, telling reporters today there is no precedent or mechanism for revoking the medal, then tried to mitigate that news with a strong statement on rape. “I’ll say this. Show More Summary

President Obama rejects idea of revoking Bill Cosby freedom medal

President Obama is rejecting the idea of taking back Bill Cosby's Presidential Medal of Freedom, saying there's no mechanism in place for such a move.

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Marian Wright Edelman is president and founder of the Children's Defense Fund. She's been awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom and Albert Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism. She was a Macarthur Fellow and a recipient of the Community...Show More Summary

President Barack Obama Reveals Whether Or Not Bill Cosby Will Have His Presidential Medal Of Freedom Revoked

President Barack Obama has spoken. On Thursday, the Prez revealed whether or not Bill Cosby's Presidential Medal of Freedom will be revoked following the comedian's admission that he drugged women with the intent of having sex with them. Since the revelation, many signed a protest urging that the honor be taken away. So, will Cosby lose his [...]

Obama: I Can’t Revoke Bill Cosby’s Presidential Medal Of Freedom

The president also condemned the behavior Cosby has been accused of committing

Senators Call For Revocation of Honorable Medal Awarded to Bill Cosby 

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In 2002, President George W. Bush awarded Bill Cosby with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor. Now, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand wants him to give it back. The New York Democrat is supporting a petition launched by nonprofit group PAVE: Promoting Awareness/Victim Empowerment. Show More Summary

Gillibrand and McCaskill want Bill Cosby to return his presidential medal of freedom

Look out for the John Hancocks of Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) and Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) on a recent White House petition to revoke embattled comedian Bill Cosby’s Presidential Medal of Freedom. On Friday, a spokeswoman for Gillibrand, who along with McCaskill has pushed for reform in how sexual assault allegations are handled in the military […]

Petition Demanding Return Of Bill Cosby’s Medal Of Freedom To Trigger White House Action At 100K Signatures

The White House will be compelled to weigh in on rape allegations against Bill Cosby, if a petition demanding President Obama take back Cosby’s Presidential Medal of Freedom hits 100K signatures. The Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest award bestowed on civilians for their contributions to society, was awarded to Cosby by President George W. Show More Summary

Gimme Dat: Sex-Violence Awareness Group Wants Quaaludin’ Bill Cosby’s Presidential Medal Revoked

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

Sex Advocacy Group Wants Bill Cosby’s Presidential Medal Of Freedom Revoked Bill Cosby is over as we once knew him. He shall hereby be referred to as “the artist formerly known as”… Via Vulture A day after impassioned signees encour...

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