Tag: Barack Obama

2020 Hopeful Kamala Harris Heads to South Carolina, Early Primary State

Less than two years into her Senate tenure, 2020 hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) is hitting the campaign trail in early presidential primary state of South Carolina. Sen. Harris will campaign for Democrats next week in Columbia and Greenville, according to Politico. An adviser told the outlet that events are likely to include fundraisers and […]

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Barack Obama in Norway Slams President Trump on Global Warming Policy

Former President Barack Obama on Wednesday laid out his vision before the Oslo Business Forum in Norway for tackling climate change if he were once again in the White House, while criticizing the Trump administration’s environmental policy. [embedded content] A partial transcript is as follows: INTERVIEWER: First of all, what everyone is curious about, if you were president […]

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Exclusive — Donald Trump Jr. to Obama: ‘Abracadabra!’ My Dad Fixed the Economy You Could Not

Donald Trump Jr. told Breitbart News Saturday he is thrilled that former President Barack Obama is active on the 2018 midterm campaign trail because it shows a clear contrast between Obama’s failed policies and his father, President Donald Trump’s, successful policies. “Without question, he’s our best salesman,” Trump Jr. said of Obama on Breitbart News Saturday […]

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The Nuclear Option: Obama Returns — to Remind Voters Why Trump Won

Just in time to remind America why voters elected Donald Trump president two years ago, ex-President Barack Obama emerged from political exile last week. Pompous, insufferable, self-enthralled, cliched and uninspiring, he picked up right where he left off. Reliving his eight-year campaign that cost over 1,000 Democrat politicians their seats, Mr. Obama put on his […]

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Obama implores Californians to vote and ‘restore some sanity in our politics

By Dan Merica, CNN (CNN) — Former President Barack Obama, a day after delivering a stinging critique of President Donald Trump’s time in office, had a stark warning for fired-up Democrats in California: This is not rock bottom. Obama urged the Democrats at his first rally of 2018 to get out and vote in November, […]

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Obama Complains Trump Getting Credit for ‘Economic Miracle’

Former President Barack Obama appeared upset on Friday that President Donald Trump was getting credit for the booming economy. The former president made his remarks at the University of Illinois after the United States economy posted more positive news; over 200,000 jobs created and a 3.9 percent unemployment rate in August. Obama reminded students that […]

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Obama: GOP Has ‘Embraced Wild Conspiracy Theories,’ ‘Paranoia’

Friday speaking at the University of Illinois, former President Barack Obama accused the Republican Party of embracing “wild conspiracy theories like those surrounding Benghazi, or my birth certificate.” Obama said, “So Neither party has had a monopoly on wisdom. Neither party has been exclusively responsible for us going backwards instaed of forwards, but I have […]

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Bitter Barack Obama Breaks Months of Silence to Trash Donald Trump

Former President Barack Obama broke his promise to stay quiet after leaving office, condemning the path of the United States under President Donald Trump. “Just a glance at recent headlines should tell you that this really is different,” Obama said about the upcoming midterm election being “most important” in their lifetime. Obama acknowledged that he wished […]

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Nolte: Woodward Book, Anonymous NYTimes Op-Ed Reveal Trump’s Done Nothing Wrong

Trump has done nothing wrong. Remember that… As the corrupt media fabricate a “fitness for office” crisis, remember… Trump has done nothing wrong. Even those hiding behind anonymity, even those hiding behind those hiding behind anonymity, no one has made a single allegation that Trump has done anything wrong. All this ginned up media hysteria, […]

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Brett Kavanaugh: American Law Protects ‘Equal Rights, Equal Dignity, and Equal Justice’

WASHINGTON, DC – “I have given it my all in every case,” Judge Brett Kavanaugh said in his opening statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, beginning his Supreme Court confirmation speaking of family, friends, and faith; remembering that judges decide cases for “real people” in an American system of “equal rights, equal dignity, […]

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Rahm Bows Out

Photo: Photo by Joshua Lott (Getty Images) Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced in a press conference Tuesday morning that he will not seek re-election for a third term. Emanuel, who previously served as Barack Obama’s Chief of Staff during his tenure at the White House, has had a spotty record […]

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‘New York Post’ Cover Mocks Trump-Bashing Meghan McCain as ‘The Meg’

The New York Post mocked Meghan McCain as “The Meg” on its Sunday cover after she used the opportunity of her father’s funeral to attack  President Trump. “The Meg” is a reference to a plus-sized shark in the late-summer hit movie The Meg, starring Jason Staham. The New York Post cover is just one part […]

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Obama: McCain Made Bush and Me ‘Better Presidents’

While speaking at Senator John McCain’s funeral on Saturday, former President Obama said McCain made him and former President George W. Bush “better presidents, just as he made the Senate better, just as he made this country better. Obama said, “President Bush and I are among the fortunate few who competed against John at the highest […]

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From Trump to Kobach: How the Populists and American Union Workers Are Taking Back the GOP

American union worker support for populist-nationalist Republicans may have started with President Trump, but it’s not ending with him as many in the pundit class had predicted. In 2015, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka told Chuck Todd in the midst of the Republican primary for president that “probably every” union worker in the United States said […]

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Barack Obama in 2008: Both Parties ‘Have Monkeyed Around With Elections’

Barack Obama warned supporters that politicians had “monkeyed around” with elections, during a campaign speech at Kent State University in New Philadelphia, Ohio, on September 3, 2008. Then-Senator Obama (D-IL) said (0:29 in the video below): “I come from Chicago. It’s not as if it’s just Republicans who have monkeyed around with elections in the […]

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Daily Mail: Donald Trump Dared to Golf 17 Hours After John McCain Died

The UK Daily Mail expressed shock and horror Sunday at the fact that President Donald Trump waited only 17 hours after the death of Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) to play a round of golf, as he typically does Sunday (and as President Barack Obama did before him). The Daily Mail reported, with original ALL CAPS: “Donald Trump […]

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Democrats’ Responsibility for America’s Forever War

Earlier this month, 40 Yemeni schoolchildren and 11 adults were killed by a bomb—one that has a legible genealogy. As CNN reported, it was a 500-pound laser-guided MK 82 bomb. And while Saudi Arabia was responsible for dropping it on a school bus, the United States was responsible for providing […]

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Sarah Sanders Apologizes For False Claim About African-American Jobs

(CNN) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders issued a rare correction Tuesday night after falsely declaring that President Donald Trump has created three times as many jobs for African-American workers as former President Barack Obama did during his two terms in office. “Correction from today’s briefing: Jobs numbers for Pres Trump and Pres Obama […]

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Obama Center Breaks Pledge Not to Remove Trees in Jackson Park

The Obama Presidential Center has already started destroying dozens of age-old trees in Chicago’s Jackson Park, despite a pledge not to start removing trees until all legal paths are cleared. The City of Chicago, the park district, and the Obama Center agreed to wait until a handful of lawsuits have developed before beginning preparations for […]

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Hollywood Celebrates Barack Obama’s Birthday: ‘You Busy? We Could Use Some Help’

The state of Illinois recently celebrated its very first Obama Day holiday, and as the day wound down, a list of Hollywood notables jumped to Twitter to celebrate the former president’s birthday. Illinois’ Obama Day holiday is not a full-fledged holiday, of course. When the day was adopted, lawmakers made sure that no state workers […]

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Barack Obama Reminds America What a Real President Looks Like, Endorses 81 Candidates

Photo: Alex Wong (Getty Images) The last time we saw America’s royal family they were dancing to the sounds of Jay and Bey (arguably America’s other royal family). Since leaving the White House the Obamas are not going back and forth with you niggas, they are living their best life. The former president didn’t have […]

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Obama Endorses 81 Democrats for Midterm Elections; Snubs Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

President Barack Obama announced an endorsement list of 81 Democrats for the Congressional midterm elections and even some candidates for Governor and state-level races. But he did not signal support for rising Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez who surprised the political establishment by defeating prominent Congressman Joe Crowley in New York. Obama also did not weigh in […]

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