Tag Archives: Barack Obama

17Mar/17

UK’s GCHQ denies wiretapping U.S. President Donald Trump

Britain’s GCHQ intelligence agency dismisses claims made on a U.S. television station that it helped former President Barack Obama eavesdrop on Donald Trump after last year’s U.S. presidential election.

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07Mar/17

Sen. Graham: ‘Very worried’ about Trump’s wire tap allegation

Republican senator Lindsey Graham vows to get to the bottom of President Trump’s allegations that former president Barack Obama had wiretapped him during the late stages of the presidential election campaign.

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07Mar/17

McCain calls on Trump to back up wire-tapping claim

WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES (NBC) – U.S. Senator John McCain on Tuesday (March 7) called for President Donald Trump to release any evidence supporting his claim the Obama administration wiretapped him while probing Russia’s influence in the 2016 election.
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Trump’s wiretapping claim makes U.S. ‘vulnerable’ -Panetta

Former President Obama’s CIA Director and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta tells “Face the Nation” on CBS that President Trump’s wiretapping allegations against Obama makes the U.S. “vulnerable to our enemies.” Continue reading

07Feb/17

Obama shows off kiteboarding skills with buddy Richard Branson

Former U.S. President Barack Obama shows off his kiteboarding skills while on his post-presidency getaway on Richard Branson’s Moskito island, in the British Virgin Islands, as posted in Branson’s blog entry https://www.virgin.com/richard-branson/richard-vs-barack-kiteboard-and-foilboard-challenge.

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13Jan/17

Obama says he is “forever bonded” with “brother” Biden

President Barack Obama pays tribute to Vice President Joe Biden during a ceremony at the White House, calling him his brother and awarding him the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Continue reading

12Jan/17

U.S. senate votes to launch repeal of Obamacare

The U.S. Senate takes a first concrete step toward dismantling President Barack Obama’s signature health insurance program. Graham Mackay reports. Continue reading

10Jan/17

Race relations, economic recovery dominate Obama’s domestic policy legacy

U.S. President Barack Obama will leave office without having implemented new gun control measures and with Americans saying that race relations are getting worse, but the 44th president can take pride in bringing the U.S. back from financial ruins, providing healthcare to millions and seeing the nation enact same-sex marriage as law, analysts say.
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09Jan/17

WH declines to comment on Kushner appointment, points to own ethical standards

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says Obama administration officials went through great lengths to comply with strict ethical requirements of working in the White House. Continue reading