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#Barack Obama

# barack-obama - Saturday 1 December, 2018

'We have lost a great American': Michael D Higgins, former US presidents pay tributes to George H.W. Bush

The 41st US President died on Friday at the age of 94.

# barack-obama - Friday 9 November, 2018

Michelle Obama speaks about having a miscarriage and conceiving her children using IVF First Lady This post contains videos

Michelle Obama speaks about having a miscarriage and conceiving her children using IVF

The former first lady says women need to be open with other about their bodies.

# barack-obama - Saturday 27 October, 2018

Obama slams Trump for 'making stuff up'

Obama’s speeches in the Midwest were among Obama’s sharpest and most direct takedowns of Trump’s presidency.

# barack-obama - Friday 26 October, 2018

US mail bomb suspect charged with five crimes - faces 48 years in prison if found guilty Bomb Threat This post contains videos

US mail bomb suspect charged with five crimes - faces 48 years in prison if found guilty

The bombs are being sent to Trump critics and the White House has come out to defend Trump’s remarks on the matter.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and CNN targeted with suspected explosive devices Suspicious Packages This post contains videos

Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and CNN targeted with suspected explosive devices

Suspect packages sent to other top Democrats are also being investigated.

# barack-obama - Thursday 19 July, 2018

From The Daily Edge Barack Obama is urging women to get more involved in politics as 'men have been getting on my nerves' Bring Back Obama

Barack Obama is urging women to get more involved in politics as 'men have been getting on my nerves'

Reading the newspapers, Barack is scratching his head at men’s behaviour.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Obama warns of 'strange and uncertain times' during tribute to Nelson Mandela

Today’s speech came on the eve of Mandela Day, which is marked around the world every year on 18 July.

# barack-obama - Friday 22 June, 2018

Former FBI director: Family separation is a 'shameful, disgraceful episode' in US history

James Comey said what has been happening on the Mexican border is “utterly inconsistent with who we are as Americans”.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

The Obamas are going into the TV business together

The former US president and first lady have announced a deal with Netflix.

# barack-obama - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Trump blames Democrats and Obama for failing to stop Russian election meddling

Trump sent out a rapid-fire series of tweets earlier today venting his frustration.

# barack-obama - Monday 12 February, 2018

'I am humbled': Barack and Michelle Obama's official portraits unveiled at Portrait Gallery

The gallery in Washington has a complete collection of presidential portraits.

# barack-obama - Sunday 31 December, 2017

From The Daily Edge 16 photos comparing Enda Kenny's retirement to Barack Obama's The Lads

16 photos comparing Enda Kenny's retirement to Barack Obama's

A couple of smooth players.

# barack-obama - Friday 29 December, 2017

Barack Obama ends 2017 with a series of 'good news' tweets

In a series of tweets, the former US president referenced a number of different news stories from 2017.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Barack Obama warns against 'irresponsible' social media use in interview with Prince Harry

Obama was interviewed by Prince Harry, who took the role as guest editor on BBC Radio 4′s Today programme.

# barack-obama - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Woman charged with plot to assassinate Obama with homemade bomb was caught by cat hair

Julia Poff is charged with sending three devices in the post, one to the then US President.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

From The Daily Edge Obama made his own meme for Joe Biden's birthday and Twitter loved it Jobama

Obama made his own meme for Joe Biden's birthday and Twitter loved it

He’s become self-aware, so it seems.

# barack-obama - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Barack Obama turned up for jury duty in Chicago but wasn't selected Citizen Obama This post contains videos

Barack Obama turned up for jury duty in Chicago but wasn't selected

Barack Obama turned up for jury duty in Chicago but wasn’t selected

# barack-obama - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Barack Obama called to do jury duty in Illinois and plans to serve

He’s made it “crystal clear” he’ll be there, according to the chief judge in Cook County.

# barack-obama - Friday 20 October, 2017

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.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Mother of US soldier killed in Niger accuses Trump of 'disrespecting' her son

Hours earlier, Trump denied the claims that were made, saying that he had proof.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Dept of Finance shuts down Trump's claims that Ireland is dropping its corporation tax rate

“There are no proposals to change the corporation tax rate.”

# barack-obama - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

From The Daily Edge Barack Obama surprised Michelle with a sweet video message for their 25th anniversary while she was working Barack And Michelle

Barack Obama surprised Michelle with a sweet video message for their 25th anniversary while she was working

The former U.S. President thanked Michelle for putting up with him for a quarter of a century.

# barack-obama - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Barack Obama is delivering speeches on Wall St for $400,000

The former US president will appear tomorrow before a who’s who of the US healthcare industry.

# barack-obama - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Easy-come, easy-go: How Trump is managing to undo some of Obama's main achievements

Trump’s undoing of Obama’s programme of shielding young migrants from deportation was just the latest since taking office.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

'No one is born hating another person': This Barack Obama tweet is now the most liked of all time

Posted in the wake of Charlottesville, the picture shows Obama with children of different races.

# barack-obama - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Here are the designs for Barack Obama's $500 million presidential library

The former US president wants the library to “create an institution that will train the next generation of leadership”.

# barack-obama - Thursday 4 May, 2017

'En Marche! Vive La France' - Barack Obama has weighed in on the French election Yes We Macron This post contains videos

'En Marche! Vive La France' - Barack Obama has weighed in on the French election

Obama says he won’t be getting involved in “many elections”.

# barack-obama - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Michelle Obama rules out running for elected office

In her first speech since Donald Trump took office, she spoke about what life’s been like outside the White House.

# barack-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”.

# barack-obama - Monday 24 April, 2017

'So, uh, what's been going on since I've been gone?': Obama returns to public spotlight

The former president said he hoped to pass the baton on to the leaders of the future.

# barack-obama - Saturday 11 March, 2017

50,000 French people want Barack Obama to run in their presidential race

Posters have appeared across Paris with his iconic slogan translated into French.

# barack-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.

# barack-obama - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Trump asks Congress to investigate whether his phone was tapped by Obama

Congress would be investigating Trump’s accusations that Obama tapped his phone.

# barack-obama - Saturday 4 March, 2017

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

Obama says he didn’t.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Trump says Obama is behind protests and leaks

Angry constituents have been protesting at Republican town hall-style meetings.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Why are Bono and The Edge grazing sheep in Stephen's Green in 2000? It's their right as Freemen of the City

Barack and Michelle Obama are soon set to have some interesting privileges in Dublin.

# barack-obama - Friday 3 February, 2017

The Freedom of Dublin for Barack Obama? People are divided An Féidir Linn? This post contains a poll

The Freedom of Dublin for Barack Obama? People are divided

Lord Mayor Brendan Carr wants to give it to both Barack and Michelle.

A law that aimed to prevent mentally ill people from buying guns has been overturned in the US

On the campaign trail, Trump had heavily campaigned on the constitutional right to bear arms.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

FactFind: Is Donald Trump's travel ban 'similar to what Obama did'?

We take a look at what actually happened in 2011.

# barack-obama - Saturday 21 January, 2017

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

Who went and how much did all the festivities cost?

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