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Then there was the time the Obama administration threatened to ban Fox from the White House press corps because we didn't suck up hard enough. Well, the time the Obama administration subpoenaed the phone records from the Associated Press or the time they named Fox News reporter James Rosen ...
"Jeff Flake should be concerned with the Stalinist tactics of the Obama administration, not insulting this president who loves his country," Gorka said on Wednesday's edition of Hannity. "What we are seeing is the systematic targeting of political adversaries using Trump pump intelligence files full of ...
A former Obama administration ethics czar is planning to beat Donald Trump at his own game Wednesday, trolling him with the "Golden Pinocchio" award for his biggest lie of the year on the night the president is expected to announce his "Most Dishonest & Corrupt Media Awards." Norm Eisen, who served ...
So far, 15 regulations that were put in place by the Obama administration have been overturned by Congress. The administration has put dozens of others on hold. "There's just generally the feeling that there's more pro-growth policy coming from Washington," O'Sullivan said. O'Sullivan forecasts that ...
Posting publicly on twitter Saturday for the first time, Lee gave a moving account of his last day working for the Obama administration, contrasting it with Trump's conversation with the analyst. During the recent exchange, Trump allegedly inquired why the "pretty Korean lady" isn't negotiating with North ...

When the jaw-dropping details of the Obama administration's alleged decision to spike Project Cassandra emerged late last year--quashing a multi-agency investigation of a cars-for-cocaine terrorist financing scheme--it raised questions about just how far Team Obama was willing to go in appeasing Iran ...
When the jaw-dropping details of the Obama administration's alleged decision to spike Project Cassandra emerged late last year--quashing a multi-agency investigation of a cars-for-cocaine terrorist financing scheme--it raised questions about just how far Team Obama was willing to go in appeasing Iran ...
That's not to count some other lower-ranking Obama administration officials who became college presidents. Karol Mason, a former assistant attorney general, became president of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice at the City University of New York in 2017, and Mark Mitsui, a deputy assistant ...
Overall, with the exception of a shrinking Obamacare and the CFPB, no significant initiative of the Obama administration remains in place. The near doubling of the federal debt during his eight-year presidency -- from $10 trillion to $19 trillion -- seems like a very high price to pay for such ephemeral results.
In this Friday, Dec. 16, 2016, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in the briefing room of the White House in Washington. Obama said one of his missions after leaving office will be to develop a new generation of leaders on issues such as climate change, criminal justice ...
Thursday on his syndicated radio program, Mark Levin reviews the facts about reports that the Steele Dossier was used by the Obama administration to gain approval for a FISA court warrant to surveil Donald Trump's presidential campaign. Circa News reporter Sara Carter reported this week that the ...
Both positions seem more like extensions of the previous administration's policy than the fiery rhetoric Trump employed on the campaign trail, where he was particularly aggressive about how he would handle North Korea's nuclear program and the international agreement the Obama administration ...
He cited the imminent relocation of the U.S. Embassy as the reason he canceled his visit, tweeting early Friday morning, "Reason I canceled my trip to London is that I am not a big fan of the Obama administration having sold perhaps the best located and finest Embassy in London for 'peanuts,' only to build ...
Tom Price, the first secretary of health and human services under President Trump, accused the Obama administration of trying to "commandeer clinical decision making" by forcing doctors to participate in experiments that test new ways of paying for care. Participation in the new project is voluntary.
The rest of the media collectively yawned last month when a bombshell Politico report claimed the Obama administration put the lid on an investigation into Iran-backed Hezbollah's drug-trafficking and terrorism activities during the nuclear deal negotiations. So why is it that the media is ignoring this ...
The Obama administration subsequently worked to impose the most punitive global sanctions ever imposed on Iran, a step his supporters say so damaged the Iranian economy that its leaders were forced back to the negotiating table. In many ways, the different approaches of the two administrations reflect ...

In 2017, Democrats flipped six state House and Senate seats (while defending two dozen seats up for re-election) and managed to get Doug Jones elected to the U.S. Senate from Alabama--the first from his party to represent the state in decades. Democrats are confident this momentum will continue into ...
The Obama administration had agreed with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to split the project's costs 50-50. The Department of Transportation, which encompasses the Federal Transit Administration, had agreed to the deal with Christie, Cuomo, now-Senate Minority ...
"The policy has been [in] continuity with the Obama administration post-2014, after the Russian invasion of Ukraine," said Daniel Fried, who under Obama served .... Many former officials believe that the Obama administration did not go far enough to counter the Russian campaign -- and they think Trump is ...
Kaye Hayes, executive director for the council, said the members received a letter noting their appointment termination on Wednesday. The administration is inviting new applicants to apply. Hayes noted that the Obama administration also dismissed members of former President George W. Bush's council.
Instead of dismantling this revenue stream for terror, Obama administration officials in Justice, the Treasury, and the State Department "delayed, hindered, or rejected" efforts, according to Politico, to prosecute these criminals and terrorists. Why? To protect President Obama's troubling legacy project: the ...
A federal appeals court ruled Friday that the Obama administration did not undergo the correct procedure to prohibit elephant hunting trophies from being brought into the U.S. from Zimbabwe. The Court of Appeals for the District Of Columbia Circuit claimed the Interior Department's Fish And Wildlife Service ...
The Trump Administration on Friday will officially repeal the Obama administration's 2015 fracking rule regulating oil and natural gas drilling on federal lands. "We believe it imposes administrative burdens and compliance costs that are not justified," the Interior Department's Bureau of Land Management ...
The Obama administration set up a new committee in 2014 to revisit these standards on racial and ethnic categories in federal data gathering. In September 2016, the committee recommended removing "Negro" from the standards (along with "Far East"), meaning the term would no longer be permitted as a ...
The Boundary Waters area in northern Minnesota is one of America's most beautiful wilderness areas. As one of its final acts, the Obama administration refused to renew mineral rights leased to a company named Twin Metals to mine for copper and nickel very near the Boundary Waters and the city of Ely.
"During the negotiations, early on, they [the Iranians] said listen, we need you to lay off Hezbollah, to tamp down the pressure on them, and the Obama administration acquiesced to that request…It was a strategic decision to show good faith toward the Iranians in terms of reaching an agreement," a former CIA officer told ...
Two top Trump Administration officials blamed what they called the Obama administration's weak enforcement of immigration laws for allowing the MS-13 gang to grow into a national force--one they said is now the most violent in the country. "Transnational gangs like MS-13 have taken advantage of our ...
Aneesh Chopra, the United States' first chief technology officer under the Obama administration, told Axios' Mike Allen this morning that he believes expanding tech literacy is a "wildly bipartisan" issue in government today. Chopra specifically cited the work of the Jared Kushner-headed Office of American ...
However, the Obama administration delayed defining what constitutes "substantial" winnings and instructed states to not enforce the provision in the meantime. When it finally got around to implementing the new rules, it set the threshold ten times higher than the federal asset limit. And under the proposed ...
twitter has released its most retweeted and "liked" tweets of 2017. US President Donald Trump, whose posts on the site have become a key part of his communication strategy, hasn't even made the top 10 most retweeted or liked tweets this year. Former President Barack Obama beat his predecessor with ...
employment lawyer Randi Kochman said the restaurant industry has balked at the limits on tip pools imposed by the Obama administration. "Tip pools are popular," she told HuffPost. "It's something that the industry likes, it allows them to attract good people, and to hedge against morale problems.
Videos of men and women being sold in Libya have led experts to question the role the Obama administration played in the Northern African country's instability six years after the president ordered an intervention there. Obama has called the aftermath of the 2011 intervention, where Libyan leader ...
The Federal Bureau of Investigation issued more than 4,000 gun seizure requests in President Barack Obama's last full year in office, the most in 10 years, according to an investigation by USA Today. 12_05_Guns Gun enthusiasts look over FN Herstal rifles that are displayed at the 20th Paris Milipol, the ...
Trump's decision to relabel 2 million acres sounds like a lot until you realize that the Obama administration set aside 554 million acres and the George W. Bush administration set aside another 215 million acres. Before that, only 71 million acres were set aside by all previous presidents combined.
Former President Barack Obama's family travels cost the U.S. a total of $114 million during his presidency, according to documents obtained by Judicial Watch, a conservative legal group. President Donald Trump has, so far, cost taxpayers $10 million.
A former White House official from the Obama administration on Sunday said President Trump's tweets criticizing LaVar Ball, the father of a ...
"After early promises to be the most transparent administration in history, the Obama administration turned out to be one of the most secretive," ...
Maria Contreras-Sweet, the former head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, is offering to acquire The Weinstein Co. Contreras-Sweet ...
The Obama administration used guidance memos last year to force schools to allow transgender students to utilize the bathroom of their choice ...
The Chief Official White House Photographer for Barack Obama has curated a new book of photographs. It reveals a special relationship ...
All three reports were essentially prepared by the Obama administration to support President Obama's climate agenda. They are full of junk ...
On Wednesday, Graham accused the Obama administration, led by former Attorney Generals Hoder and Lynch, "of criminalizing the war on ...
UN Ambassador Nikki Haley took time in a speech defending the U.S. embargo on Cuba to apologize to the Cuban people for a past action of ...
Since then, the GOP and other opponents of the Clean Power Plan have cited the remark to argue that the Obama administration does not care ...
The enrollment period is only half as long as it was during the Obama administration, ending Dec. 15. This year, more counties will also only ...
Former President Barack Obama's administration displayed "casual cruelty" toward the Cuban people in his final year in office, according to a ...
The latest title from Edward Klein, the former editor-in-chief of the New York Times Magazine and author of 'Guilty As Sin,' a book about Hillary ...
The Obama administration had allowed the debt to be fully forgiven. ... more than $550 million in loans erased under the Obama administration.
The Trump administration's Labor Department will appeal a ruling by a Texas court that declared the Obama administration's expansion of the ...


 

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