Tag: President Barack Obama

Obama Commutes Sentence of Wikileaks Leaker Chelsea Manning

BREAKING: Chelsea Manning to get out of prison in 5 months Chelsea manning will be out of prision May 17th, 2017. From the NYTimes today: President Obama on Tuesday largely commuted the remaining prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the army intelligence analyst convicted of an enormous 2010 leak that revealed American military and diplomatic activities…

George Lucas Honored at Kennedy Center [VIDEO]

Sunday was a busy night for President Obama, who addressed the nation on the threat of terrorism and still made time to recognize six honorees for a lifetime of achievement in performing arts at the Kennedy Center. Filmmaker George Lucas, singer-songwriter Carole King, actress and singer Rita Moreno, conductor Seiji Ozawa, and actress Cicely Tyson…

Listen to President Obama Talk Race, N-Word on The WTF Podcast

To Watch Live Streaming News from All the Major News Networks CLICK HERE Marc welcomes the 44th President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, to the garage for conversation about college, fitting in, race relations, gun violence, changing the status quo, disappointing your fans, comedians, fatherhood and overcoming fear. And yes, he used…

RAW VIDEO: See the Historic Handshake Between Pres. Obama & Castro

Raw: Historic Handshake Between Obama, Castro President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro on Friday exchanged a historic handshake at the opening of the ‘Summit of the Americas’ in Panama. Obama has taken steps to normalise relations between the U.S. & Cuba. Cuba is still on the ‘State sponsors of Terror’ list, but many…

Drunk Secret Service Agents Crashed Car Into White House Barrier

Drunk Secret Service Agents Investigated for Crashing Into White House Barrier The Secret Service is investigating senior agents after a car crash at the White House this week. There is an investigation into the actions of two agents, including a top member of President Obama’s protective detail. The probe is into what happened on March…

GOP Threaten To Defund Homeland Security Dept. Over Immigration

The GOP have a new thing they hate, it used to be just Obamacare, ACA as it’s know as, now it’s immigration, and more specifically President Obama’s executive action on immigration. The republican house have tied the funding of the agency known as DHS, created under Bush to keep America safe, to The President’s immigration…

[VIDEO] Obama Close to Issuing Executive Order on Immigration

President Barack Obama could take action as early as next week to protect undocumented immigrants with American-born children and those who entered the United States as children themselves from deportation, an administration official familiar with the plan told CNN. The official said Obama could sign an executive order bypassing lawmakers and implementing those changes on…

Obama will allow insurance companies to extend junk insurance polocies for one year

Obama will allow junk insurance to continue for one year. Obama announced today that “Insurers can extend current plans that would otherwise be canceled into 2014. This fix won’t solve every problem for every person, but it is going to help of lot of people” Read more: http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/362111#ixzz2ke5hOcQg President Obama Oo Speak Live At 11:35AM…

[VIDEO] President Obama Full Speech from This Morning Oct 17, 2013

FULL SPEECH – President Obama Statement On Budget Deal To End Government Shutdown President Barack Obama on Thursday delivered a statement on the deal to re-open the government and avert default from the State Dining Room. Watch it below. The Senate and House passed a bill Wednesday that will re-open the government through Jan. 15…

Janet Yellen To Be Nominated To Head Federal Reserve

Janet Yellen will be nominated as the next chair of the Federal Reserve, succeeding Ben Bernanke, the White House said late Tuesday. President Obama will make the announcement on Wednesday at 3pm ET, the White House said. Both Janet Yellen and current Fed chair Ben Bernanke are expected to attend. Yellen is the vice chairman…

Obama Renews Calls On Congress To End Shutdown, Raise Debt Limit

President Obama said he’s willing to negotiate fiscal issues if House Republicans vote on a “clean” bill to end the government shutdown and increase the federal debt limit. Appearing before reporters in the White House briefing room, Obama said: “Let’s stop the excuses. Let’s take a vote in the House. Let’s end this shutdown right…

Rouhani To UN: Iran Is Not A Threat

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani told the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday that his country poses no threats to the world. He called sanctions that have crippled Iran’s economy “violent — pure and simple.” During his first address to the world body, Rouhani said he is prepared to engage in “time-bound” talks to solve dispute…

President Obama’s Syria Address [FULL SPEECH]

President Barack Obama’s full address to the American people on Tuesday about the conflict in Syria and the need to respond swiftly and strongly to Bashar al-Assad’s use of sarin gas against his own people. In the address, Obama announces his decision to delay a vote in congress authorizing the use of force against Syria…

(VIDEO) Kerry: Syrian Videos Make Case for Strike

(VIDEO) Kerry: Syrian Videos Make Case for Strike The Obama administration is distributing videos showing a chemical weapons attack in Syria to help convince Americans and Congress that a military intervention against the Syrian government is necessary, Secretary of State John Kerry said.

Putin Calls Kerry A Liar On Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday called U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry a liar, claiming he had denied that al Qaeda was fighting with the Syrian opposition in that country’s civil war. Speaking to his human rights council, Putin recalled watching a congressional debate where Kerry was asked about al Qaeda. Putin said he…

ALERT: Obama arrives In Stockholm (Video), Will Hold Live Joint Press Conference at 8:30 a.m. (EST)

Barack Obama Arrives In Stockholm For 3 Days Of Meetings With Swedish Leaders (VIDEO) President Barack Obama is opening a three-day overseas trip with a stop in the Swedish capital of Stockholm. Air Force One touched down Wednesday morning after an overnight flight from Washington. During his stay in Stockholm, Obama will meet with Swedish…

Oui Oui!! France Backs US On Military Action in Syria

Oui Oui! French President Francois Hollande says a vote by UK MPs vote blocking involvement in military action against Syria has not changed France’s resolve. Francois Hollande said all options were being considered, and that a strike within days was not ruled out. His comments came after US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel said Washington would…

NBC Poll: Americans Skeptical Of U.S. Intervention In Syria

Fifty percent of Americans say they oppose the United States taking military action against Syrian President Bashar Assad, and nearly eight-in-10 believe President Barack Obama should receive congressional approval before using any force, according to a new NBC News poll. Yet the public is more supportive of military action against the Syrian regime when the…

White House Delays Obamacare Employer Mandate

The Obama administration “will not penalize businesses that do not provide health insurance in 2014,” the Washington Post reports. “Instead, it will delay enforcement of a major Affordable Care Act requirement that all employers with more than 50 employees provide coverage to their workers until 2015. The administration said it would postpone the provision after…

Obama: Carbon Limits Needed For Power Plants

In a speech at Georgetown University, President Barack Obama outlined a new climate change plan and said the State Department should not sign off on the Keystone XL oil pipeline if it increases greenhouse gas emissions. Obama said the plan includes new rules to restrict carbon pollution from power plants and promote renewable energy sources…

Obama ‘Confused George Osborne With R&B star’

US President Barack Obama repeatedly addressed Chancellor George Osborne as Jeffrey during the recent G8 summit, according to the Sun newspaper. Mr Obama is a fan of soul singer and musician Jeffrey Osborne, who enjoyed success in the 1980s with hits such as On The Wings of Love and Love Power. Mr Osborne chaired a…