Tag: Obama

Obama Foundation’s fellows include South African activist and Afghan refugee

Former US president has said he wants to create ‘a million young Barack Obama or Michelle Obamas’ Koketso Moeti, a civic activist in South Africa, had kept on putting off her bid for a fellowship at Barack Obama’s foundation. On the last day before the applications deadline, she decided to go for it. “That’s when …

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16 Tweets Where Trump Attacked Obama for Doing Exactly What Trump is Doing in Syria Now

Hypocrisy alert Tonight the inevitable happened. After reports of possibly heinous war crimes being committed by the Syrian government, after weeks and weeks of hostile propaganda coming from the United States and a completely incompetent government in perpetual disarray, Donald Trump announced that the United States would be bombing Syria. Donald Trump’s opinions on foreign …

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Here are 16 tweets where Trump attacks Obama for exactly what Trump is doing in Syria now

Tonight the inevitable happened. After reports of possibly heinous war crimes being committed by the Syrian government, after weeks and weeks of hostile propaganda coming from the United States and a completely incompetent government in perpetual disarray, Donald Trump announced that the United States would be bombing Syria. Donald Trump’s opinions on foreign policy have …

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Former Obama AG Loretta Lynch Blasts Trump Claim That ‘Attorney-Client Privilege is Dead’

“Attorney-client privilege is alive and well in this country." Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch refuted President Donald Trump’s claim that “attorney-client privilege is dead” after the FBI raided his longtime attorney Michael Cohen. “Attorney-client privilege is alive and well in this country,” Lynch told Washington Post reporter Jonathan Capehart while recording his podcast, Cape Up. “It’s something that …

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Auto Alliance pushed climate denial to get Trump admin to abandon Obama Fuel Efficiency Standards

The Trump administration officially announced Monday that it will scrap fuel economy and emissions targets for cars and light-duty trucks sold in the United States and set new weaker standards, effectively undermining one of the federal government’s most effective policies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. As the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times anticipated …

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Obama wants to ‘create a million young Barack Obamas’

The former US president said his nonprofit foundation could create ‘up and coming leaders’ to take on the baton of ‘human progress’ Barack Obama has said he would like to create “a million young Barack Obamas” to take on the baton of “human progress”, during a discussion in Japan about his post-presidential life. “The single …

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Shameless: Watch this supercut of Fox News’ reactions to Obama and Trump on IDENTICAL issues

Calling Fox News hypocritical is like calling water “wet” or Donald Trump “an egomaniac.” It is redundant. But, every once in a while, watching the gratingly transparent, propagandist nature of a Fox News broadcast can be rather entertaining. NowThis put together a supercut of Fox News’ very specific attacks on President Barack Obama for his willingness to try …

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Donald Trump Rages at Obama in Demented New Tweet

The president can't seem to keep his narrative straight. President Donald Trump on Monday unleashed a furious tweet accusing former President Barack Obama of doing too much and too little to stop Russia from helping him get elected president. “Why did the Obama Administration start an investigation into the Trump Campaign (with zero proof of wrongdoing) long …

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Obama Chief of Staff: Sen. McConnell demanded Russia warnings be ‘watered down’ before 2016 election

On Meet The Press this morning, former Obama White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough gave a wee bit more light on one of the most puzzling single incidents in the government attempts to warn the public of a campaign of Russian propaganda and espionage efforts bent at altering the outcome of the 2016 presidential …

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Presidential rankings are in! Political scientists rate Trump as the worst in history, Obama soars

Campaign Action A leading association of political scientists have released the data from their most recent survey and a ratings-obsessed Donald Trump is not going to be happy. They detailed their findings in the New York Times: Since our previous survey in 2014, some presidential legacies have soared (Barack Obama’s stock has climbed into the Top 10), while …

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