Articles Tagged “President Obama”

  • White House Adviser Kellyanne Conway Comments on Wiretapping Issues

    Kelly Anne Conway, who is President Trump’s senior White House adviser, has asked FBI Director James Comey to release any information he has regarding President Trump’s claims that former President Obama had ordered wiretapping of…

  • President Nixes Federal Guidelines on Transgender Bathrooms in Public Schools

    Wednesday, the Trump administration revoked federal guidelines put into place by President Obama that permitted public school students to use restrooms which corresponded to their gender identity. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said this issue is…

  • President Trump’s First “Work Day”

    During his first official “work day” in office, President Trump was scheduled to meet with business leaders for breakfast.  Also on his agenda for today was a meeting with union leaders and workers, a meeting…

  • Vladimir Putin Reacts to Obama’s Recent Expulsion Retaliation

    This morning Russian President Vladimir Putin is critical of President Obama’s recent expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats and the closing of two Russian occupied facilities in the U-S in retaliation for supposed Russian email hacking…

  • President-elect Trump Meets with President Obama

    Thursday, President-elect Donald Trump met with President Barak Obama to talk about the White House transition and other matters. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest commented on the meeting at a press conference following the…

  • Hurricane Matthew Moves along Southeast Coast

    Hurricane Matthew has caused over two million people on the Southeast coast to move inland. The hurricane left much damage behind it and killed several hundred people across the Caribbean area. Today, the National Hurricane…

  • Trump & Clinton Appear Separately at National Security Forum

    Although not appearing on stage at the same time, presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump took on each other at a national security forum at the USS Intrepid Museum in New York on Wednesday.…

  • Obama Commutes Sentences of 111

    In what is said to give deserving inmates a second chance, yesterday President Obama commuted the sentences of 111 federal inmates convicted of nonviolent drug offenses. In Texas, 13 inmates had their sentences shortened. Obama…

  • D-A David Weeks Comments on Drug Sentence Commutations

    President Obama recently commuted the sentences of 214 federal inmates. Most of the prisoners were serving sentences for nonviolent crimes related to methamphetamine, cocaine or other drugs. We asked District Attorney David Weeks if he…

  • Iran Hostage Deal–Ransom Payment Made?

    Tuesday, the Wall street journal reported that the U.S. government flew the equivalent of $400 million to Iran this past January, which happened as four detained Americans were released by Tehran. The money was the…