Posts Tagged ‘Obama’

Nearly 1 out of every 3 days he has been president, Trump has visited a Trump property – Washington Post

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Washington PostNearly 1 out of every 3 days he has been president, Trump has visited a Trump propertyWashington PostFor the eighth weekend in a row, President Trump has visited a property that bears his name. He has done so on 21 of the 66 days he has been in office, meaning that for the equivalent of three full weeks of his just-over-nine weeks as commander in …Two months out of office, Barack Obama is having a post-presidency like no otherSacramento BeeLocal GOP credits Trump for $300K haul at Mar-A-Lago fundraiserThe Hill (blog)BREAKING: Donald Trump Played Golf This WeekendMother JonesPolitico -Sun

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Trump Said to Issue Far-Reaching Reversal of Obama Climate Push – Bloomberg

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

BloombergTrump Said to Issue Far-Reaching Reversal of Obama Climate PushBloombergPresident Donald Trump is set to sign a sweeping executive order on Tuesday aimed at promoting domestic oil, coal and natural gas by reversing much of his predecessor’s efforts to address climate change. The document lays out a broad blueprint for the …New EPA chief calls Paris climate accord a ‘bad deal’The HillPruitt: Trump to sign order on power plant regulations TuesdayCNNTrump to sign order on Tuesday easing energy regulations: officialsReutersMashable -Washington Post -fox6now.com -ABC Newsall 34 news articles »

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EPA chief says Trump will undo Obama-era ‘Clean Power Plan’ – wtvr.com

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

wtvr.comEPA chief says Trump will undo Obama-era ‘Clean Power Plan’wtvr.comEPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said Sunday that President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order Tuesday that will begin to undo the “Clean Power Plan,” a major initiative of the Obama administration to deal with climate change by reducing …and more »

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Book excerpt: Roger Stone’s ‘The Making of the President 2016’ – ABC News

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Washington TimesBook excerpt: Roger Stone’s ‘The Making of the President 2016’ABC NewsHillary Clinton ran a 1980s-style campaign based on identity politics and it never knew how to connect with most Americans. The Russians had no role in her horrible campaign. The Russians did not force Hillary to ignore swing states. The Russians did …Roger Stone: ‘I have had no contacts or collusions with the Russians’PoliticoTrump-Russia Ties: Dirty Trickster Roger Stone Denies Collusion With MoscowInternational Business TimesRoger Stone: ‘I Have Had No Collusions with the Russians’Sunshine State NewsDaily News & Analysis -SB Nation -Daily Caller -Hartford Courantall 31 news articles »

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Trump blames Republicans for defeat of health bill – The Boston Globe

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

The Boston GlobeTrump blames Republicans for defeat of health billThe Boston GlobeWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace Barack Obama’s health care law as his aides pledged to court moderate Democrats on upcoming initiatives from …and more »

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Tales of deportation in Trump’s America: Week Two – BBC News

Friday, March 24th, 2017

CBS NewsTales of deportation in Trump’s America: Week TwoBBC NewsThe Trump Administration’s immigration enforcement priorities have revived deportation orders ignored during the Obama Administration. On Monday, Mr Trump criticized local law enforcement agencies for refusing to cooperate with Immigration and Customs …Indiana dad whose wife voted for Trump now faces deportation to MexicoNew York Daily NewsWoman who voted Trump devastated as husband set to be deported under illegal immigrant crackdown she supportedMirror.co.ukall 32 news articles »

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Trump approves Keystone pipeline – The Hill

Friday, March 24th, 2017

The HillTrump approves Keystone pipelineThe HillThe Trump administration gave the Keystone XL pipeline its key federal permit Friday, clearing a major hurdle for the project that former President Barack Obama · Barack ObamaTrump approves Keystone pipeline Spicer: Trump is ‘very confident that he …TransCanada Granted US Permit for Keystone XL PipelineBloombergUS State Department Issues Permit For Keystone XL PipelineNPRTrump administration approves Keystone XL pipelineCNNReuters -USA TODAY -New York Times -Washington Postall 200 news articles »

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Fox News Pulls Judge Napolitano After England-Trump Wiretap Claim – Newsmax

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

NewsmaxFox News Pulls Judge Napolitano After England-Trump Wiretap ClaimNewsmaxFox News has reportedly taken Judge Andrew Napolitano off the air after he reported that England may have spied on Trump Tower for the Obama administration. According to the Los Angeles Times, it’s not clear when Napolitano — the network’s senior …and more »

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Andrew Napolitano reportedly pulled from Fox News over debunked wiretapping claims – Washington Post

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Washington PostAndrew Napolitano reportedly pulled from Fox News over debunked wiretapping claimsWashington PostFox News has reportedly pulled legal analyst Andrew Napolitano from the air over his baseless claim, repeated by President Trump, that British intelligence officials spied on Trump at the request of former president Barack Obama. Napolitano, a regular …Fox News pulls Napolitano after his Trump wiretap claimsThe Hill (blog)Fox News Sidelines Andrew Napolitano After Wiretap AllegationNew York TimesFox News Benches Andrew Napolitano After Donald Trump Cites His Wiretap ClaimsDeadlineCNBC -BBC News -Business Insider -Washington Examinerall 255 news articles »

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Poll: Trump job approval hits new low – The Hill

Sunday, March 19th, 2017

The HillPoll: Trump job approval hits new lowThe HillPresident Trump’s job approval rating has dropped to a new low of 37 percent, according to the latest Gallup tracking poll. Only 37 percent of respondents approve of the job the president is doing, compared to 58 percent who disapprove. The daily …President Trump’s approval rating sinks lower than Obama’sNew York Daily NewsTrump approval rating drops to 37 per centNEWS.com.auTrump approval rating among US Jews is 31 percent, poll findsJewish Telegraphic AgencyThe Independent -Gallupall 18 news articles »

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Secret Service: White House jumper was captured after more than 15 minutes – CNN

Friday, March 17th, 2017

CNNSecret Service: White House jumper was captured after more than 15 minutesCNN(CNN) The Secret Service acknowledged Friday afternoon that the man who breached White House security last week was on the grounds for more than 15 minutes. The statement from the Secret Service came after a source told CNN earlier Friday about the …President Trump no longer safe in White House: Former Secret Service agentFox NewsTrump to Merkel: Obama Wiretapped Us BothDaily BeastWhite House Fence Jumper Was on Grounds 17 Minutes Before DetectionNew York TimesReuters -The Hill -BBC News -Business Insiderall 57 news articles »

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Trump’s media diet causes global heartburn – Politico

Friday, March 17th, 2017

PoliticoTrump’s media diet causes global heartburnPoliticoPresident Donald Trump’s habit of repeating controversial claims from conservative media outlets — and refusing to apologize when he’s called out for a lack of evidence — is repeatedly landing the White House in hot water, irritating Republicans and …White House: No apology to British government over spying claimsCNNSean Spicer just suggested that Obama used British intelligence to spy on Trump. Britain isn’t happy.Washington PostTrump stands by Obama wiretap charge, shrugs off row with BritainReutersCBS News -Financial Times -BBC News -Telegraph.co.ukall 499 news articles »

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Trump administration joins legal challenge to remove CFPB director – USA TODAY

Friday, March 17th, 2017

USA TODAYTrump administration joins legal challenge to remove CFPB directorUSA TODAYThe Trump administration Friday officially joined a legal challenge aimed at sharply reducing the authority of a federal consumer watchdog that has drawn praise and criticism for cracking down on mortgage abuses, banking irregularities, and other …Justice opposes Obama’s consumer bureau in major court caseWashington TimesDOJ seeks to preserve Trump’s power in PHH case with CFPBPhiladelphia Business JournalJustice Department Calls Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Structure UnconstitutionalTheStreet.comAmerican Banker (subscription)all 24 news articles »

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Sean Spicer just suggested that Obama used British intelligence to spy on Trump. Britain isn’t happy. – Washington Post

Friday, March 17th, 2017

Washington PostSean Spicer just suggested that Obama used British intelligence to spy on Trump. Britain isn’t happy.Washington PostIn his daily press briefing yesterday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer repeated a claim that President Barack Obama had used British spies to surveil President Trump. After laying out a number of different media sources which Spicer suggested …White House Tries to Soothe British Officials Over Trump Wiretap ClaimNew York TimesWhite House apologizes to British government over spying claimsCNNWhite House Assures UK It Won’t Repeat Spicer’s Spy ClaimBloombergHuffington Post -BBC News -CBS News -BuzzFeed Newsall 337 news articles »

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Even Trump’s Republican defenders won’t defend his wiretapping allegation anymore – Vox

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

VoxEven Trump’s Republican defenders won’t defend his wiretapping allegation anymoreVoxPresident Donald Trump’s baseless claim that former President Barack Obama had tapped his phones during the election has been unraveling for so long now that it’s easy to lose sight of the fact that no Republicans of any stature remain willing to …and more »

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MORNING BRIEF: Trump tells ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’ he will submit wiretapping evidence ‘very soon’ – Fox News

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Fox NewsMORNING BRIEF: Trump tells ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’ he will submit wiretapping evidence ‘very soon’Fox News’INTERESTING ITEM’. President Trump Wednesday discussed his accusation that President Obama ordered “wires” at Trump Tower tapped during last year’s presidential campaign in an exclusive interview with Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight.” Trump …Trump: Wiretap evidence coming “very soon”Hot AirTrump doubles down on Obama wiretapping claims, tells Tucker Carlson that “wiretap covers a lot of different things”SalonTrump Promises ‘Interesting Items’ To Emerge On Wiretap ClaimWestern JournalismAOL -Madison.com -Slate Magazine (blog) -U.S. News & World Reportall 119 news articles »

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McDonald’s Tweet Blasts President Trump, And Is Quickly Deleted – NPR

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

NPRMcDonald’s Tweet Blasts President Trump, And Is Quickly DeletedNPRA post on McDonald’s corporate Twitter account caused a stir Thursday morning, denigrating President Trump and calling for Barack Obama’s return. The tweet was only up for around 20 minutes — but in that time, it was liked and retweeted more than a …McDonald’s investigating after official account tweets insult at TrumpPoliticoMcDonald’s tweets to Trump: ‘You are actually a disgusting excuse of a President’The Hill (blog)McDonald’s Says Account Was Compromised Before Anti-Trump TweetBloombergUSA TODAY -Fox News -Business Insider -Chicago Tribuneall 142 news articles »

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Trump Stands By, But Qualifies, Obama ‘Wiretap’ Claims – Newsweek

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

NewsweekTrump Stands By, But Qualifies, Obama ‘Wiretap’ ClaimsNewsweekU.S. President Donald Trump has stood by his claims that his predecessor Barack Obama “wiretapped” him during the presidential campaign. In an interview with Fox News broadcast Wednesday night, Trump apparently qualified his accusation by saying that …and more »

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The GOP Health Care Effort Is Unraveling – NBCNews.com

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

NBCNews.comThe GOP Health Care Effort Is UnravelingNBCNews.comYou know things aren’t going well at the White House when the president would rather want to talk about his taxes than health care. And that brings us to what is still the biggest story American politics: The Republican’s health care overhaul efforts …Ron Johnson cool to Paul Ryan-Donald Trump health care planMadison.comSununu fields call about health care reform from Trump administrationWMUR ManchesterHere’s one group the GOP health-care bill hurts the most that isn’t getting any attentionCNBCall 177 news articles »

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Head of committee probing Trump wiretap claims says ‘no evidence’ of Obama interference – New York Daily News

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

New York Daily NewsHead of committee probing Trump wiretap claims says ‘no evidence’ of Obama interferenceNew York Daily News”I don’t think there was an actual tap of Trump Tower,” GOP Rep. Devin Nunes (l.) said Wednesday. (JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images). BY Adam Edelman. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Updated: Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 12:30 PM. Attorney General Jeff …and more »

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Congress Will ‘Flex Muscle’ Over Wiretapping Claim: Graham

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham — frustrated by the lack of answers from the FBI and White House — vowed Wednesday that Congress would “flex its muscle” to determine whether a warrant was ever issued by the Obama…Photo Credit: Getty

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‘People are scared’: Paranoia seizes Trump’s White House – Politico

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Politico’People are scared’: Paranoia seizes Trump’s White HousePoliticoA culture of paranoia is consuming the Trump administration, with staffers increasingly preoccupied with perceived enemies—inside their own government. In interviews, nearly a dozen White House aides and federal agency staffers described a litany of …Trump to pull back EPA’s fuel efficiency determination, opening the door for reduced standardsWashington PostPrerequisite for Key White House Posts: Loyalty, Not ExperienceNew York TimesTrump targets Obama’s global warming emissions rule for carsThe HillLos Angeles Times -USA TODAY -NPR -The Detroit Newsall 173 news articles »

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Trump administration reviewing ways to make it easier to launch drone strikes – Washington Post

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Washington PostTrump administration reviewing ways to make it easier to launch drone strikesWashington PostIn his final months in office, President Barack Obama sought to lock in a structure and set of rules governing targeted killings and drone strikes so that the incredibly lethal tool would not be abused by his successors. In his first six weeks in …Trump Admin Ups Drone Strikes, Tolerates More Civilian Deaths: US OfficialsNBCNews.comSources say Trump secretly broadened the CIA’s power to launch drone attacksAOLTrump Is Once Again Allowing CIA Drone Strikes, Reversing Obama ProtocolNew York MagazineWall Street Journalall 48 news articles »

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Sunburn for 3.14.17 – Press skits tonight; Fineout finds out; Kionne McGhee to lead House Dems; Eyeball wars flaring up

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Sunburn – The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics.
By Peter Schorsch, Phil Ammann, Jenna Buzzacco-Foerster, Mitch Perry and Jim Rosica.
HAPPENING OVERNIGHT – WIND SCRUBS SPACE X LAUNCH via Florida Today – SpaceX is expected to try again early Thursday to launch a Falcon 9 rocket and commercial communications satellite from Kennedy Space Center, after strong winds scrubbed the mission’s first countdown on Tuesday.
The launch team called off the attempt while the rocket was being fueled, with more than a half-hour remaining before the launch window opened at 1:34 a.m.

The mission’s backup launch opportunity is at 1:35 a.m. Thursday, the opening

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Spicer Doubles Down on Obama Wiretap Claim

Monday, March 13th, 2017

In a Monday press conference, White House press secretary Sean Spicer doubled down on President Donald Trump’s claim, presented without evidence, that then-President Barack Obama had wiretapped Trump during the…

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Why Michelle Obama Wrote College Letter for Teen Actress

Monday, March 13th, 2017


Applying for college is a stressful, difficult process. The applications, the entrance exams, finding the right person to write recommendation letters.

Actress Yara Shahidi has that last criterion under…

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Yes, Kellyanne Conway suggested Trump Tower could have been monitored through TVs and microwaves – Washington Post

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Washington PostYes, Kellyanne Conway suggested Trump Tower could have been monitored through TVs and microwavesWashington PostIt has been more than a week since President Trump alleged that President Barack Obama wiretapped him at Trump Tower, and the White House has spent much of that time trying to talk about basically anything else. Kellyanne Conway isn’t going to help in …Following Conway interviews, Trump slams ‘rude’ mediaPoliticoCongressional deadline arrives for DOJ evidence on Trump wiretap claimsCNNKellyanne Conway Defends Trump Wiretap Claim By Citing ‘Microwaves That Turn Into Cameras’Huffington PostNBCNews.com -National Review -Washington Examiner -Fox Newsall 447 news articles »

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Sunburn for 3.13.17 – The FDP’s next ED? A must-read on Steve Bannon; Voter fraud in Palm Beach?; Magic in the Capitol

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Sunburn – The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics.
By Peter Schorsch, Phil Ammann, Jenna Buzzacco-Foerster, Mitch Perry and Jim Rosica.
THE TOUGHEST JOB IN FLORIDA POLITICS
The choice to succeed Scott Arceneaux as executive director of the Florida Democratic Party is between Jonathan Ducote and Josh Wolf, sources close to the decision-making process tell FloridaPolitics.
Political consultant Jackie Lee and operative Reggie Cardozo were also in the mix, but reportedly are now out of contention.
Ducote has served as political director for the Florida Justice Association since 2014. He previously served as campaign manager for Loranne Ausley’s unsuccessful 2010 bid for CFO, as financial director for Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown’s 2011 election victory, and as campaign manager

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McCain calls on Trump to clarify wiretapping claim – CNN

Sunday, March 12th, 2017

CNNMcCain calls on Trump to clarify wiretapping claimCNNWashington (CNN) Sen. John McCain said Sunday that President Donald Trump should either retract or substantiate his claim that President Barack Obama wire-tapped him in the final weeks of the presidential campaign and added he expects more to come …McCain to Trump: Retract wiretapping claim or prove itWashington PostCotton, Schiff doubt Justice will meet Monday deadline about evidence on Trump’s wiretap claimFox NewsHouse Intelligence Panel Wants Wiretapping Evidence by MondayNBCNews.comPolitico -ABC News -Boston Herald -Huffington Postall 166 news articles »

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McCain calls on Trump to clarify wiretapping claim – CNN

Sunday, March 12th, 2017

CNNMcCain calls on Trump to clarify wiretapping claimCNNWashington (CNN) Sen. John McCain said Sunday that President Donald Trump should either retract or substantiate his claim that President Barack Obama wire-tapped him in the final weeks of the presidential campaign and added he expects more to come …McCain to Trump: Retract wiretapping claim or prove itWashington PostCotton, Schiff doubt Justice will meet Monday deadline about evidence on Trump’s wiretap claimFox NewsWiretapping claim could hurt GOP in ’18Boston HeraldNBCNews.com -ABC News -Politico -Huffington Postall 157 news articles »

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