Posts Tagged ‘Obama’

Trump Acknowledges Russian Election ‘Meddling’ in Tweet

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

President Donald Trump on Twitter appeared to acknowledge Russian meddling in the presidential election in a tweet Friday that attacked former President Barack Obama.”Just out,” Trump tweeted Friday, “The Obama…Photo Credit: Evan Vucci/AP

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Report: Obama ordered cyber ‘implants’ for Russian network in response to hacking – USA TODAY

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

USA TODAYReport: Obama ordered cyber ‘implants’ for Russian network in response to hackingUSA TODAYPresident Obama, angered by Russian hacking during the 2016 elections, authorized a covert cyber operation to deploy “implants” in Russian networks that could be triggered remotely in retaliation to any future cyber aggression by Moscow, The Washington …Obama’s secret struggle to punish Russia for Putin’s election assaultWashington PostObama reportedly approved ‘cyberweapons’ against Russian infrastructure before leaving officeCNBCObama put cyber weapons in Russian infrastructure that Trump can activate: reportThe HillCBS News -Mediaite -The Daily Caller -Daily Beastall 74 news articles »

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Senate GOP’s Health Care Plan Would Bring ‘Pain’: Obama

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Former President Barack Obama on Thursday posted a long statement on Facebook condemning the Senate Republicans’ health care overhaul plan and urging Americans to work to prevent its passage.Photo Credit: Getty Images This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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So it begins: Britain kicks off Brexit negotiations with EU – Washington Post

Monday, June 19th, 2017

Washington PostSo it begins: Britain kicks off Brexit negotiations with EUWashington PostBRUSSELS — A year after its historic vote, Britain on Monday finally opened negotiations with the other 27 European Union nations about leaving the bloc, with the final outcome, due in 2019, as globally important as it now seems unpredictable. The two …European markets move higher as Brexit talks begin; Credit Suisse up 3.4%CNBCDavid Davis and Michel Barnier begin Brexit talks – Politics liveThe Guardian (blog)Britain seeks ‘special’ EU ties as Brexit talks startReutersU.S. News & World Report -New York Daily News -Financial Times -Fox Businessall 465 news articles »

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First Read’s Morning Clips: Changing Obama’s Cuba Policy – NBCNews.com

Friday, June 16th, 2017

NBCNews.comFirst Read’s Morning Clips: Changing Obama’s Cuba PolicyNBCNews.comNBC’s Ali Vitali sums up the changes Trump wants to make to Obama’s Cuba policy. “The president’s policy change seeks to restrict the flow of money to ‘oppressive elements of the Cuba regime’ by ending individual people-to people-travel designations, …Changes in Cuba policy could adversely impact Trump’s hotel competitorsCNNBackground Briefing on the President’s Cuba PolicyThe White House (blog)Trump’s Cuba Policy Will FailThe AtlanticBloomberg -Reuters -U.S. News & World Report -Foreign Policy (blog)all 99 news articles »

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Kelly revokes Obama order shielding immigrant parents of US citizens – Washington Post

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Washington PostKelly revokes Obama order shielding immigrant parents of US citizensWashington PostHomeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly announced late Thursday that he has rescinded an Obama-era memo that sought to shield millions of parents of U.S. citizens and others from deportation. Kelly’s act fulfills part of a campaign promise that …Trump scraps Obama-era program protecting undocumented parentsMiami HeraldTrump Administration Rescinds Order Aimed At Protecting Undocumented Parents From DeportationBuzzFeed NewsTrump administration kills program to shield immigrant parents of ‘DREAMers’The Week MagazineU.S. News & World Reportall 33 news articles »

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Top Republicans Tell Trump: Make Obamacare Work, for Now – The Atlantic

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

The AtlanticTop Republicans Tell Trump: Make Obamacare Work, for NowThe AtlanticSubscribe to The Atlantic’s Politics & Policy Daily, a roundup of ideas and events in American politics. Top congressional Republicans have delivered a surprising plea to the Trump administration: Don’t sabotage the Affordable Care Act while we try to …GOP Senate leaders aim to bring health-care legislation to the floor by end of JuneWashington PostWhich Republican Will Play Gandalf to Trump’s Balrog of a Health Care Bill?Reason (blog)What May Be in the Senate’s Health BillFox BusinessNew York Daily News -commonwealthfund.orgall 140 news articles »

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President Trump to Clamp Down on Cuba Travel and Trade

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Cuban-Americans are eager and anxious for President Donald Trump’s announcement in Miami Friday of changes to the U.S. policy toward Cuba, though it appears the changes will be more like a tweak of the Obama-era…Photo Credit: AP

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Inside Marco Rubio’s campaign to shape Trump’s Cuba crackdown – Politico

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

PoliticoInside Marco Rubio’s campaign to shape Trump’s Cuba crackdownPoliticoFacing President Donald Trump in the Oval Office, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio issued a blunt warning: The administration’s plan to crack down on Cuba trade and travel was under threat. Any effort by Trump to make good on his campaign promise to roll back …Inside Cuba’s Military Cyber CommandNBCNews.comTrump recasts Cuba policy, takes harder line than Obama on military, travelMiami HeraldTrump to restrict Cuban travel and trade policy: reportThe HillUSA TODAY -ABC News -Bloomberg -New York Postall 79 news articles »

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Trump Says Lynch Gave Hillary Clinton ‘Free Pass,’ ‘Protection’ – Bloomberg

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

BloombergTrump Says Lynch Gave Hillary Clinton ‘Free Pass,’ ‘Protection’BloombergPresident Donald Trump alleged Tuesday — without offering any proof — that former Attorney General Loretta Lynch broke the law by giving former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton a “free pass.” “A.G. Lynch made law enforcement decisions for political …Trump seeks apology from media, attacks former AG Loretta LynchUSA TODAYDoes Dianne Feinstein really want to investigate Loretta Lynch? UnlikelyHot AirTrump echoes Fox & Friends segment accusing Obama attorney general of breaking the lawMedia Matters for AmericaWashington Times -TPM -legal Insurrection (blog) -ABC Newsall 54 news articles »

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Virginia primary election: And now, Va. voters make their picks in test of post-Trump politics – Washington Post

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Washington PostVirginia primary election: And now, Va. voters make their picks in test of post-Trump politicsWashington PostVirginians began voting Tuesday to select candidates for this fall’s election of governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general and every seat in the House of Delegates, as well as other local offices. The nation is watching what otherwise would be a …Virginia governor’s primary: 5 things to watchPolitico2 Virginia Democrats vying to be face of Trump resistanceFox NewsA Fight for the Soul of the Democratic Party in VirginiaThe AtlanticFiveThirtyEight -Reuters -Patch.comall 164 news articles »

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McCain: Obama better than Trump ‘as far as American leadership is concerned’ – CNN

Monday, June 12th, 2017

CNNMcCain: Obama better than Trump ‘as far as American leadership is concerned’CNN(CNN) Sen. John McCain — who once called former President Barack Obama’s foreign policy “feckless” — insisted that his 2008 presidential rival still provided more American global leadership than the current president. The Arizona Republican was asked …McCain: ‘As far as American leadership is concerned,’ Obama is better than TrumpBusiness InsiderJohn McCain, off rail, says Obama better than TrumpWashington TimesJohn McCain says US leadership was better under ObamaThe GrioGOPUSA -The Register-Guard -HuffPost -CBS Newsall 46 news articles »

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Law, corporate work, politics? What’s next for James Comey – Washington Post

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

Washington PostLaw, corporate work, politics? What’s next for James ComeyWashington PostWASHINGTON — So what’s next for James Comey? The former FBI director boldly challenged the president who fired him, accused the Trump administration of lying and supplied material that could be used to build a case against President Donald Trump.How badly Comey hurt Trump: President’s defenders are engaged in furious and unconvincing spin — don’t buy itNew York Daily NewsTrump’s day in tweets: Saturday, June 10Los Angeles TimesTHE MEMO: Team Trump sees silver lining in Comey cloudThe HillThe Boston Globe -National Review -New York Post -NPRall 31 news articles »

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BIDEN: I knew a month before Election Day that Hillary would lose key battleground states – Business Insider

Friday, June 9th, 2017

Business InsiderBIDEN: I knew a month before Election Day that Hillary would lose key battleground statesBusiness InsiderFormer Vice President Joe Biden had more criticism for Hillary Clinton during a private donor conference hosted by Mitt Romney on Friday. Biden was speaking at the E2 Summit in Deer Valley, Utah, where he riffed on politics, past and future. Reflecting …Romney reveals that Clinton nudged him to consider Trump’s secretary of state overturePoliticoRomney ‘would have accepted’ Secretary of State post under TrumpBusiness Standardall 33 news articles »

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Trump to Announce Cuba Policy in Miami Next Week: Source

Friday, June 9th, 2017

President Donald Trump is expected to announce his plans to undo Obama-era Cuba policies in Miami next Friday, a source with knowledge of the visit told NBC 6/Telemundo 51.Photo Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images

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Trump’s new Cuba policy: What’s at stake for the island? – BBC News

Friday, June 9th, 2017

BBC NewsTrump’s new Cuba policy: What’s at stake for the island?BBC NewsWarmer ties with Cuba after almost 60 years of hostility was one of President Barack Obama’s main foreign policy legacies. He and Cuban leader Raul Castro agreed to normalise diplomatic relations in December 2014 and in August 2015 the US re-opened …Trump to reveal new Cuba policy in speech next FridayCNNTrump to unveil new US-Cuba policy next Friday in MiamiPoliticoTrump expected to announce Cuba policy rollbacks next FridayThe HillNew York Times -Miami Herald -ABC News -USA TODAYall 26 news articles »

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Trump to Announce Cuba Policy in Miami Next Week: Source

Friday, June 9th, 2017

President Donald Trump is expected to announce his plans to undo Obama-era Cuba policies in Miami next Friday, a source with knowledge of the visit told NBC 6/Telemundo 51.Photo Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images

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Chelsea Manning explains why she leaked secret military documents, fought for transgender rights behind bars – ABC News

Friday, June 9th, 2017

Orlando SentinelChelsea Manning explains why she leaked secret military documents, fought for transgender rights behind barsABC NewsChelsea Manning has been called a hero by some, a traitor by others, but when asked how she sees herself, she said, “I’m just me.” “It’s as simple as that,” Manning told “Nightline” co-anchor Juju Chang in an exclusive interview that will air in an …Chelsea Manning to Obama: ‘Thank you for giving me a chance’PoliticoChelsea Manning talks leaks, transition after prison releaseWashington PostChelsea Manning explains why she leaked secret military documents in first interview since prison releaseNew York Daily NewsReuters -Mediaite -Newsmaxall 15 news articles »

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Comey Testimony a Prism for Viewing American Politics – New York Times

Friday, June 9th, 2017

New York TimesComey Testimony a Prism for Viewing American PoliticsNew York TimesPatrons at Ace’s Bar in San Francisco watched a television broadcast of former F.B.I. Director James Comey’s testimony. Credit Justin Sullivan/Getty Images. In bars, V.F.W. halls, offices and living rooms, Americans were riveted by the testimony of …Trump’s ‘infrastructure week’ goes off the railsThe HillTrump’s lawyer says Comey violated executive privilege. He’s wrong.Washington PostTrump, critics gird for long war after Comey’s momentCNNBloomberg -cleveland.com -NBCNews.com -Newsweekall 2 news articles »

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House passes sweeping bill to strip back financial rules – The Hill

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

CBS NewsHouse passes sweeping bill to strip back financial rulesThe HillThe House of Representatives on Thursday passed sweeping legislation to strip and replace much of the financial regulations passed under President Obama after the 2008 financial crisis. The House passed the Financial CHOICE Act 233-186, along party …House Passes Bill Aimed At Reversing Dodd-Frank Financial RegulationsNPRGOP-run House votes to roll back post-2008 financial rulesWashington PostBill to Erase Some Dodd-Frank Banking Rules Passes in HouseNew York TimesLos Angeles Times -BBC News -USA TODAY -NBCNews.comall 178 news articles »

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DOJ ends Holder-era ‘slush fund’ payouts to outside groups – Fox News

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Fox NewsDOJ ends Holder-era ‘slush fund’ payouts to outside groupsFox NewsThe Justice Department announced Wednesday it will no longer allow prosecutors to strike settlement agreements with big companies directing them to make payouts to outside groups, ending an Obama-era practice that Republicans decried as a “slush …Sessions prohibits settlement agreements that donate money to outside groupsWashington PostJeff Sessions Kills DOJ Settlement Practice That Funded Community OrganizationsHuffPostIn past settlements with big banks, millions of dollars were sent to nonprofits. The Justice Department plans to end …Chicago Tribuneall 11 news articles »

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Obama, Trudeau ‘bro hug’ at Montreal ‘Liverpool House Summit’ – USA TODAY

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

USA TODAYObama, Trudeau ‘bro hug’ at Montreal ‘Liverpool House Summit’USA TODAYFormer President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau were a hot topic in Canada after the leadership duo broke bread at Montreal’s trendy Liverpool House restaurant. “How do we get young leaders to take action in their communities? Thanks …Barack Obama Tells Montreal, “The Future Does Not Belong To Strongmen”; Canada Greets Ex-President Like Rock StarDeadlineObama-Trudeau Bromance Reignited Over Dinner Date in MontrealNewsweekBarack Obama Warns Against the Rise of Populism During a Speech in MontrealTIMENewsmax -ABC News -HuffPost -CBC.caall 103 news articles »

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Obama, in Canada, Warns Against Isolationism

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Former President Obama on Tuesday said Western values are still the envy of the world, and cautioned against embracing isolationism in the face of economic uncertainty, NBC News reported.Obama, speaking…Photo Credit: AP, File

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Man Who Had Drug Sentence Commuted By Obama Arrested Again

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

A South Florida man who had his lengthy drug sentence commuted by President Obama last year is back behind bars facing a slew of drug charges.Photo Credit: Broward Sheriff’s Office

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Michelle Obama to Talk Empowerment at Apple Conference

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Former first lady Michelle Obama will make an appearance Tuesday at Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference for a “fireside chat.”CEO Tim Cook made the surprise announcement Monday at the end of…Photo Credit: Getty Images/File

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Trump says he’s calling it a ‘travel ban’ – CNN

Monday, June 5th, 2017

CNNTrump says he’s calling it a ‘travel ban’CNN(CNN) President Donald Trump on Monday emphatically referred to his executive order on immigration as a “travel ban” and said his Justice Department should not have submitted a “watered down, politically correct version” to the Supreme Court. Trump’s …Trump slams Justice Department for ‘watered down’ travel banPoliticoFormer Obama adviser: Travel ban could make problem ‘worse’The HillTrump Doubles Down on Original ‘Travel Ban’New York TimesMiami Herald -The Boston Globe -NBCNews.com -Washington Examinerall 181 news articles »

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Trump, after House panel subpoenas, backs probing Obama administration – New York Daily News

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

New York Daily NewsTrump, after House panel subpoenas, backs probing Obama administrationNew York Daily NewsU.S. President Donald Trump interacts with reporters as he welcomes Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S. May 31, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst. (Reuters). REUTERS. Thursday, June 1 …Devin Nunes and Trump are still working together in attempt to manufacture ‘unmasking’ scandalThinkProgressTrump: The ‘big story’ is Obama’s surveillance and unmasking of peoplePoliticoTrump: Surveillance & unmasking under Obama administration is ‘big story’RTABC News -Wall Street Journal (subscription)all 104 news articles »

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Trump Considering a Rollback of Obama’s Cuba Policy

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

President Donald Trump is considering rolling back Obama-era policies on opening diplomatic relations with Cuba, several sources told NBC News. The sources cautioned, however, that no final decisions have…Photo Credit: Bloomberg via Getty Images

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Trump Considering a Rollback of Obama’s Cuba Policy

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

President Donald Trump is considering rolling back Obama-era policies on opening diplomatic relations with Cuba, several sources told NBC News. The sources cautioned, however, that no final decisions have…Photo Credit: Bloomberg via Getty Images

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Jill Biden: ‘Joe is not going away’ – The Hill

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

The HillJill Biden: ‘Joe is not going away’The HillJill Biden says “Joe is not going away… he’s going to be involved in the midterm elections.” pic.twitter.com/uPxeGkugmy. — CBS This Morning (@CBSThisMorning) June 1, 2017. Jill Biden on Thursday said former Vice President Joe Biden · Joe BidenJill …Biden to Create a Political Action Committee, a Possible Signal for 2020New York TimesA tale of two Vice Presidents: Biden, Pence start making movesMSNBCIs New PAC Joe Biden’s Last Act in Politics or First Step Toward 2020?NBCNews.comWashington Times -New York Post -Politico -CBS Newsall 45 news articles »

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