Tag Archives: Barack Obama

06Nov/16
U.S. President Barack Obama

Obama ribs Trump over reported Twitter block

Singer Stevie Wonder joins U.S. President Barack Obama at a campaign in Kissimmee, Florida. Obama mocks Donald Trump over reports that the Trump campaign has barred the GOP nominee from using Twitter.
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31Oct/16
FBI Director James Comey

White House says FBI director not trying to influence election

The White House says President Barack Obama believes the FBI director is not trying to influence the U.S. presidential election by announcing scrutiny of additional emails linked to Democrat Hillary Clinton’s private server.
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24Sep/16

Celebrities speak at opening of African-American Museum

Celebrities including Angela Bassett speak at the opening ceremony of the National Museum of African-American History. Continue reading

17Sep/16

Reversing himself after years, Trump concedes Obama was born in U.S.

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, who has long questioned President Barack Obama’s U.S. citizenship, acknowledges the president was born in the United States.

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06Sep/16

Philippines’ Duterte regrets controversial Obama comments

The Philippines says President Rodrigo Duterte regrets the comments he made about U.S. President Barack Obama, and hopes to iron out the differences between the two nations.

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08Aug/16

Massive Erdogan rally a show of strength after failed coup

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan tells over a million supporters at a rally in Istanbul that July’s failed coup only makes their country stronger, while a Turkish sense of nationalism also hits his supporters in Washington D.C. Gavino Garay reports.
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06Aug/16

Obama takes jab at Trump while celebrating Team USA

In his weekly address, U.S. President Barack Obama wishes Team USA the best of luck at the Summer Olympics while also appearing to take shots at Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump without ever saying his name. Continue reading