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#Barack Obama

# barack-obama - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

‘Grave concern’ for Irish citizens in Tunisia, Gay Pride and the heatwave we won’t be having.

# barack-obama - Friday 26 June, 2015

WATCH: Obama sings ‘Amazing Grace’ at funeral for Charleston church leader

He said the Charleston shooter was “blinded by hatred.”

# barack-obama - Thursday 25 June, 2015

WATCH: Obama tells trans heckler “You’re in my house”

The heckler was a transgender, undocumented immigrant activist protesting against the abuse of transgender immigrants.

# barack-obama - Monday 22 June, 2015

Barack Obama used the n-word while discussing racism Straight Talking This post contains videos

Barack Obama used the n-word while discussing racism

The US President was speaking on a comedian’s podcast.

Israeli minister’s wife apologises for ‘stupid’ tweet about Obama

The talk-show host tweeted a joke comparing the US President to a cup of weak, black coffee.

# barack-obama - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Obama approves extra 450 military to take-on ISIS, gets instantly hammered by Republicans

Obama has approved the deployment of 450 more US military trainers to Iraq.

# barack-obama - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Barack Obama praises Irish woman in speech about immigration

Barack Obama said Ann Dermody had “worked hard” and “played by the rules”.

‘We need to stand up to Russia’ – Barack Obama is talking tough at the G7 summit

The US president says sanctions against Vladimir Putin won’t change until a ceasefire is complied with in Ukraine.

Emotional scenes as Joe Biden’s son Beau is laid to rest RIP

Emotional scenes as Joe Biden’s son Beau is laid to rest

“He did in 46 years what most of us couldn’t do in 146,” Barack Obama told mourners.

# barack-obama - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Sorry, Obama – George W Bush is more popular than you

Most Americans also rate Bill Clinton highly.

# barack-obama - Sunday 31 May, 2015

A man has offered Barack Obama 50 cows for his daughter

The White House hasn’t responded.

# barack-obama - Monday 18 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge 12 of the quickest reactions to Barack Obama joining Twitter Potus

12 of the quickest reactions to Barack Obama joining Twitter

Welcome to Twitter POTUS.

Barack Obama FINALLY gets his own Twitter account – and he’s pretty excited

Now he and Enda can swap messages more freely.

# barack-obama - Monday 11 May, 2015

The United Nations is shining a spotlight on this guy’s human rights record

The United States is up for its four-year review.

# barack-obama - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Watch a 12-year-old student shut a rambling Barack Obama down Nobama This post contains videos

Watch a 12-year-old student shut a rambling Barack Obama down

“I think you’ve sort of covered everything about that question.”

# barack-obama - Sunday 26 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge Obama finally let the press know how he really feels with his ‘Anger Translator’

Obama finally let the press know how he really feels with his ‘Anger Translator’

The president was in top form at last night’s White House Correspondents’ dinner.

# barack-obama - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Leelah Alcorn’s legacy: US President says conversion therapy should be banned

The statement from Barack Obama comes after a petition inspired by Leelah Alcorn.

# barack-obama - Friday 3 April, 2015

‘A deranged pilot flying his nation into the rocks’ – Obama compared to Andreas Lubitz

Michele Bachman said the president’s deal with Iran has damned the souls of 300 million Americans.

# barack-obama - Monday 30 March, 2015

Immigration officer accidentally leaked world leaders’ passport numbers

An email with the details was inadvertently sent to the wrong person by an Australian immigration department worker.

# barack-obama - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Pope Francis is heading to the White House

It’ll be the pontiff’s first visit to Washington.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

WATCH: Obama denied Enda’s handshake and it was mortifying

It’s fine, just look at your hand Taoiseach.

From The Daily Edge Obama denied Enda Kenny’s handshake and it will give you extreme secondhand embarrassment Shake It Off

Obama denied Enda Kenny’s handshake and it will give you extreme secondhand embarrassment

Ground, please. Do us a solid and swallow us up.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

President Obama got quite a few gifts from Ireland today

He was presented with some very special books today by Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

Obama will get a LOAD of Irish food today, but no Tayto

It’ll all probably be destroyed though…

Kids read mean tweets about themselves and it’s heartbreaking Cyberbullying This post contains videos

Kids read mean tweets about themselves and it’s heartbreaking

Incredibly sad and powerful.

# barack-obama - Sunday 15 March, 2015

“I’m not saying I’m any funnier. I’m saying weed is now legal” – Obama plays joker-in-chief

The US President was speaking at the glitzy Gridiron Club banquet.

# barack-obama - Friday 13 March, 2015

Barack Obama reads mean tweets about himself*

*But they weren’t that mean.

# barack-obama - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Enda will be the ‘most popular man in the world’ next week

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# barack-obama - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

WATCH: A stray set of Dáil headphones caused a lot of hassle for Mick Wallace

The Deputy struggled to understand the Taoiseach’s Irish, who refused to speak in English.

# barack-obama - Saturday 7 March, 2015

White House placed on lock down as ‘loud noise’ heard

The security alert took place as reporters gathered to await President Barack Obama’s departure for Selma, Alabama.

# barack-obama - Saturday 28 February, 2015

From The42 Barack Obama has invited Stephanie Roche to spend Patrick’s Day in the White House Happy Days

Barack Obama has invited Stephanie Roche to spend Patrick’s Day in the White House

The announcement comes on the back of recent news confirming that Roche has signed with US side Houston Dash.

# barack-obama - Thursday 19 February, 2015

US at War: “The terrorists do not speak for a billion Muslims”

Barack Obama has been criticised domestically for not describing the attacks in Denmark and France as the work of “Islamic radicals”.

# barack-obama - Friday 13 February, 2015

Sneaky Obama uses Buzzfeed video to get people to care about health insurance YOLO This post contains videos

Sneaky Obama uses Buzzfeed video to get people to care about health insurance

There’s obviously a selfie stick involved.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

From Business ETC Greece has come up with a swap deal to escape its ‘debt slavery’ Let's Do A Deal

Greece has come up with a swap deal to escape its ‘debt slavery’

And it’s on the hunt for friends in Europe to back the plan.

From The42 Robbie Keane was back in the White House with his buddy Obama The West Wing

Robbie Keane was back in the White House with his buddy Obama

US President honoured the LA Galaxy and LA Kings on Monday afternoon.

# barack-obama - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Japan mourns murdered journalist but vows to continue fighting terrorism

Kenji Goto was beheaded by Islamic State militants.

# barack-obama - Monday 26 January, 2015

Man who crashed drone onto White House grounds says it was an accident

President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, were overseas when the quadcopter struck the southeast side of the grounds at about 3am.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Obama gave his State of the Union, but this guy in the audience is all anyone can talk about SOTU

# barack-obama - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

# barack-obama - Monday 12 January, 2015

White House: ‘We should have sent someone more important to Paris march’

Security arrangements prevented Obama from attending.

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