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#Obama

# obama - Today’s News

Obama and Bush both take aim at 'bigotry' of Trump era

“Our politics seems more vulnerable to conspiracy theories and outright fabrication,” George W Bush said.

# obama - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

'He knew what he signed up for': Trump faces backlash over call to soldier's widow

La David Johnson was killed in Niger earlier this month.

# obama - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Criticism after Trump falsely claims Obama didn't call grieving military families

“He’s a deranged animal,” a former deputy chief of staff to President Obama tweeted.

# obama - Sunday 10 September, 2017

From The Daily Edge Barack Obama completely surprised a group of high school students by walking into their class to join them Obama

Barack Obama completely surprised a group of high school students by walking into their class to join them

He’s the last person you’d expect to see in school.

# obama - Sunday 3 September, 2017

From The Daily Edge People are really impressed with the classy handwritten letter Obama left for Trump in the Oval Office Presidential

# obama - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

From The Daily Edge Twitter is remembering when the world freaked out over Obama's tan suit Suitgate

Twitter is remembering when the world freaked out over Obama's tan suit

Little did we know what was to come.

# obama - Friday 28 July, 2017

From The Daily Edge 8 times Obama's photographer subtly burned Trump on Instagram Potus With Mostest

8 times Obama's photographer subtly burned Trump on Instagram

Pete Souza, you savage.

# obama - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

From The Daily Edge Donald Trump just blocked Chrissy Teigen on Twitter after 9 years of her calling him out Mean Tweets

# obama - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

From The Daily Edge This couple recreated some iconic Barack and Michelle photos to celebrate their engagement Relationship Goals

# obama - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Immigrants being vilified in same way as Irish in US after Famine - Obama

The former President said the US immigration system had always been “a little bit haphazard”.

From The Daily Edge Everyone is loving Obama's opening line on his return to public life yesterday Good Gag

Everyone is loving Obama's opening line on his return to public life yesterday

“So, uh, what’s been going on since I’ve been gone?”

# obama - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Trump's climate plan labelled 'a colossal mistake that defies science'

“Erasing climate change may take place in Donald Trump’s mind, but nowhere else.”

# obama - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Donald Trump will today begin repealing Obama's main environmental protection laws

The US president will today unveil a series of measures to review regulations curbing oil, gas, and coal production.

# obama - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Republican introduces 'World’s Greatest Healthcare Plan' as politicians debate Trump proposals

Several major hospitals and medical organisations have opposed Trump’s plans.

# obama - Monday 6 March, 2017

Trump 'furious' as FBI rejects claim Obama tapped his phones

Trump’s comments appear to be based on unverified claims made by the right-wing Breitbart News outlet.

# obama - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Trump says 'bad (or sick) guy' Obama tapped his phone

Obama says he didn’t.

# obama - Monday 27 February, 2017

From The Daily Edge 15 photos of Obama having the time of his life since leaving the White House Post Holiday Glow

15 photos of Obama having the time of his life since leaving the White House

When you’ve just left the most stressful job in the world.

# obama - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

From The Daily Edge This photo of Barack Obama having the time of his life has become a great meme Moving On

This photo of Barack Obama having the time of his life has become a great meme

“when you finally block America’s number”

Trump insists he doesn't know Putin - or have any deals in Russia

The President of the United States made the comments on Twitter – where else? – today.

Poll: Do you think the Obamas should get the Freedom of Dublin? Mixed Reaction This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the Obamas should get the Freedom of Dublin?

The award acknowledges the contribution of certain people to the life of the city, important visitors to Dublin, or people who have made significant changes internationally.

# obama - Monday 23 January, 2017

From The Daily Edge Bruce Springsteen showed his support for the Women's March during a gig yesterday Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen showed his support for the Women's March during a gig yesterday

He called the marchers the new American resistance.

# obama - Saturday 21 January, 2017

'It's only a matter of time before Putin makes a fool of Trump'

The former chair of Republicans Abroad Ireland tells us why he thinks Russia probably has compromising material on the new US President, but it might not matter.

How Trump and Obama's inaugurations compare in terms of performers, attendance and cost

Who went and how much did all the festivities cost?

# obama - Friday 20 January, 2017

'I won't see Trump's inauguration, I'll be over the Atlantic': US Ambassador bows out with Obama

“There is a lot of unpredictability ahead of us. I’m an optimist by nature … I hope President Trump is successful.”

# obama - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Obama cuts the sentences of 330 drug crime inmates on his last day as President

It was the last time he planned to exercise his presidential powers in any significant way.

They had a 'mighty time' in 2011 - but what's life like now in Obama's ancestral village?

As the sun sets on the Obama presidency, we spend a day in Moneygall.

# obama - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

'The only thing that’s the end of the world is the end of the world' - Obama bows out

Overall, the outgoing President said, he believes America will be ok.

Assange 'standing by' offer to be extradited to US - lawyer

Assange has been living in the Ecuadorian embassy in London since June 2012 to avoid being extradited to Sweden.

Poll: Should Barack Obama pardon Edward Snowden? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Barack Obama pardon Edward Snowden?

After commuting the sentence of Chelsea Manning, should Obama offer a pardon to the whistleblower Edward Snowden?

Once a reluctant 'mom-in-chief', Michelle Obama leaves the White House a powerful political force First Lady This post contains videos

Once a reluctant 'mom-in-chief', Michelle Obama leaves the White House a powerful political force

The Princeton and Harvard graduate made the role of First Lady her own.

# obama - Saturday 14 January, 2017

From The Daily Edge Obama presenting Joe Biden with his medal has become the loveliest meme Presidential

# obama - Thursday 12 January, 2017

From The Daily Edge Bono whipped out a guitar for Obama in the White House and it’s peak Bono Unprompted

# obama - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Obama 'considering reducing Chelsea Manning's prison sentence'

She has served seven years of a 35-year sentence for leaking classified material.

# obama - Saturday 7 January, 2017

'He might come to the plaza and have a burger': Obama's 'coming back to Ireland'

The US ambassador to Ireland said he expects Obama to visit in the next year.

# obama - Friday 6 January, 2017

Tearful Michelle Obama gives emotional final speech as first lady Fond Farewell This post contains videos

Tearful Michelle Obama gives emotional final speech as first lady

Obama said being first lady was ‘the greatest honour of my life’.

Obama says Chicago attack shows 'a lot of problems that have been there a long time'

Four black suspects were charged with kidnapping and hate crimes over the assault of a mentally disabled white man.

# obama - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

White House to transfer prisoners out of Guantanamo despite Trump's demands

Trump has vowed to “load (Guantanamo) up with some bad dudes” .

# obama - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Enda Kenny really likes to give people crystal bowls

Sometimes with shamrock, sometimes without.

# obama - Friday 23 December, 2016

Trump 'calls for arms race' after nuclear weapons comment Cold War Of Words This post contains videos

Trump 'calls for arms race' after nuclear weapons comment

The US President-elect had said the US needs to expand its nuclear capabilities until “the world comes to its senses regarding nukes”.

'Nobody believed in him, only us': Putin hails Trump in four-hour press conference

Today’s press event saw some journalists holding up placards comparing Putin to Superman.

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