Articles Tagged “President Obama”

  • 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…

  • Congressman Brady on Obamaconomy

    Congressman Kevin Brady gives “Obamanomics” an “F.” He doesn’t think President Obama should be bragging about the legacy of a good economy . . . .

  • Opioid Legislation Moving Forward

    In Texas as well as the rest of the county, there’s a 15-year increase in deaths involving opioids like oxycodone and hydrocodone, and a more recent surge in heroin overdose deaths. The U-S House has…

  • Colorado Sheriffs Don’t Want Gitmo Terrorists in their Prisons

    A recent letter to President Obama from a group of Colorado sheriffs says the FBI has around 1,000 active investigations connected to the Islamic State terrorist group inside America. The sheriffs are concerned about President…

  • U-S Making Defensive Moves in Reaction to North Korean Nuke Issues

    Tuesday, President Obama said the United States is getting a “shield” ready to protect itself from “low level” threats from North Korea. The North Koreans have conducted several ballistic missle and nuclear tests this year.…