Presidential candidate Jeb Bush on Wednesday blasted the White House’s approach to combating ISIS, calling on President Obama to “unleash the military” to battle the Middle East militants. “A strategy would be how do we mobilize support for the remnants of the Syrian Free Army, and it might require combat troops to inspire an international […]
Away from public view, US President Barack Obama signed a defense bill Wednesday barbed with measures designed to undo his bid to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay. In a terse statement, the White House said Obama has signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2016, along...
US Vice President Joe Biden has held talks with President Borut Pahor of the former Yugoslav republic of Slovenia to discuss direct ties and European security issues, the White House announced in a read out.
President Obama presents Barbra Streisand with the Presidential Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House on Tuesday (November 24) in Washington, DC. The 54-year-old President presented the medal to thirteen living and four posthumous pioneers in science, sports, public service, human rights, politics and arts including Barbra, Steven [...]
On this week’s episode of the PB / Polling Matters podcast Keiran discusses the 2016 US Presidential race with Democratic pollster and strategist Stan Greenberg. Stan talks about his new book ‘America Ascendant’ where he outlines the profound demographic and cultural changes that have taken place in the U.S. and why they make the Democrats […]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama congratulated President-elect Mauricio Macri of Argentina on his election in a phone call on Wednesday, the White House said in a statement.
President Obama spared two turkeys named for one of the nation's most admired presidents, continuing a White House tradition that provides a refreshing sense of amusement and bipartisan cheer no matter how troubled the times. Obama pardoned "Abe," the 2015 national Thanksgiving turkey, during a...
President Barack Obama participated in the annual pre-Thanksgiving tradition of pardoning a turkey at the White House on Wednesday. "This is my seventh year pardoning a turkey. Time flies," he said, before the punchline. "Even if turkeys don't." Obama pardoned Abe, whom he deemed the "TOTUS" — Turkey of the United States. Show More Summary
President Obama told reporters at the White House there was no "specific and credible" intelligence to suggest the U.S. faced a terrorist threat over the Thanksgiving weekend. The president also met with France's Francois Hollande, urging Europe to escalate its efforts against ISIS. Almost 5,000 unaccompanied minors crossed the U.S. Show More Summary
When asked what she misses most about ordinary life outside of the White House, First Lady Michelle Obama gave a very frank answer. "I don't even know where my wallet is right now," she told Extra during a recent trip to Qatar to talk...Show More Summary
President Barack Obama signed the 2016 US defense budget bill into law, the White House said in a press release.
Politico’s chief White House correspondent Mike Allen, one’s of the publication’s most prominent ambassadors, has been caught committing a serious journalistic faux-pas. On Tuesday, Gawker, which has obtained a bevy of Hillary Clinton...Show More Summary
Sasha and Malia Obama once again joined their father at the annual White House turkey presentation Wednesday, even snickering at some of President Barack Obama's jokes as he pardoned bird Abe in the Rose Garden. "Time flies, even if turkeys don’t," the president said, noting this was his seventh year for the time-honored American tradition. Show More Summary
Before he entered the race for the White House, Ben Carson signed on to a campaign to raise money to fight Obamacare. When Juanita McMillon saw his name, she was eager to get out her checkbook. “I think he is sincere, and I think he is honest, and I think he is exactly what we need,” said McMillon,...
President Barack Obama was unable to stop himself from telling several "dad jokes" during the traditional Presidential Turkey Pardon at the White House.
President Barack Obama "pardoned" the TOTUS — the Turkey of the United States -- in an annual White House Thanksgiving ceremony on Wednesday.
The United States has invested close to $135 million to ensure the Western Balkan states are fully engulfed by the EU-NATO umbrella, the White House said in a press release on Wednesday.
Kristin Chenoweth and Matthew Morrison host TLC’s “Broadway at the White House.”
MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio says the Obama administration is making the United States less safe instead of more secure. Rubio spoke just after the president said at the White House that there is "no specific and credible intelligence" to suggest terrorists have plans to strike the U.S. over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
A window frame stands on the side of a hill, framing the lush valley below as its thin white curtains dance in the wind. A tiny house covered in circular mirrors reflects the rich greens and blues from the sky, trees and grass surrounding it. Show More Summary