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#Barack Obama

# barack-obama - Monday 2 January, 2017

Poll: How will Barack Obama's presidency be remembered?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How will Barack Obama's presidency be remembered?

Jan 2nd 2017, 8:30 PM 28,809 Views 151 Comments

Good president? Bad president?

# barack-obama - Thursday 29 December, 2016

'Stay strong Israel' - Donald Trump tweets criticism of President Obama

'Stay strong Israel' - Donald Trump tweets criticism of President Obama

Dec 29th 2016, 8:02 AM 23,642 Views 100 Comments

The President-elect has broken in convention in attacking his soon-to-be predecessor.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Japanese PM offers 'everlasting condolences' but holds back from full apology at Pearl Harbor
# 75 Years
# 75 Years

Japanese PM offers 'everlasting condolences' but holds back from full apology at Pearl Harbor

Dec 28th 2016, 8:42 AM 10,650 Views 35 Comments

He and President Obama laid wreathes at the site of the attack.

# barack-obama - Monday 26 December, 2016

Obama says he could have been re-elected if he ran against Donald Trump
# Exit Interview
# Exit Interview

Obama says he could have been re-elected if he ran against Donald Trump

Dec 26th 2016, 6:15 PM 12,993 Views 28 Comments

He said he believes the American public still supports his progressive vision.

# barack-obama - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Enda Kenny really likes to give people crystal bowls
# Heads Of State
# Heads Of State

Enda Kenny really likes to give people crystal bowls

Dec 25th 2016, 7:00 AM 8,862 Views 21 Comments

Sometimes with shamrock, sometimes without.

# barack-obama - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Trump ally wants Obama to 'die from mad cow disease' and Michelle to 'return to being male'
# New Year Hopes
# New Year Hopes

Trump ally wants Obama to 'die from mad cow disease' and Michelle to 'return to being male'

Dec 24th 2016, 10:11 AM 22,972 Views 90 Comments

Carl Paladino has some odd wishes for 2017.

# barack-obama - Friday 23 December, 2016

Tiger Woods is playing golf with Donald Trump today - reports
# Power
From The42
# Power

Tiger Woods is playing golf with Donald Trump today - reports

Dec 23rd 2016, 12:15 PM 4,115 Views 2 Comments

The sporting icon also played a round of golf with President Barack Obama roughly three years ago.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Couple taken hostage in Afghanistan issue appeal to Trump and Obama
# Taliban
# Taliban

Couple taken hostage in Afghanistan issue appeal to Trump and Obama

Dec 20th 2016, 11:02 PM 21,700 Views 52 Comments

The couple were kidnapped in 2012 during a backpacking trip. Their two sons were born in captivity.

# barack-obama - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Obama blames Russia and Iran for the "horror" in Aleppo
# Syrian Civil War
# Syrian Civil War

Obama blames Russia and Iran for the "horror" in Aleppo

Dec 17th 2016, 7:52 AM 7,924 Views 82 Comments

The Syrian regime has suspended the evacuation of civilians and fighters from the city’s last rebel-held areas.

# barack-obama - Friday 16 December, 2016

Obama says US will hit back at Russia 'at a time and place of our own choosing'
# Upping The Stakes
# Upping The Stakes

Obama says US will hit back at Russia 'at a time and place of our own choosing'

Dec 16th 2016, 8:30 AM 16,031 Views 146 Comments

The outgoing US president’s remarks dramatically upped the stakes in a dispute between the world’s leading nuclear powers.

# barack-obama - Friday 9 December, 2016

Obama orders review of hacking during US election campaign
# The Kremlin
# The Kremlin

Obama orders review of hacking during US election campaign

Dec 9th 2016, 7:54 PM 9,639 Views 24 Comments

The White House said the review is not intended to question the legitimacy of Donald Trump’s victory.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Mitt Romney had a cosy dinner last night with Trump, the man he labelled a fraud
# Impressed
# Impressed

Mitt Romney had a cosy dinner last night with Trump, the man he labelled a fraud

Nov 30th 2016, 9:05 AM 13,663 Views 58 Comments

Previously a fierce critic, the former Republican nominee is now a front-runner in the race to become the Secretary of State.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Tears aplenty in the White House as Obama honours Ellen, Bruce Springsteen and others
# By The Dawn's Early Light
# By The Dawn's Early Light

Tears aplenty in the White House as Obama honours Ellen, Bruce Springsteen and others

Nov 22nd 2016, 10:31 PM 38,480 Views 107 Comments

They all received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

# barack-obama - Saturday 19 November, 2016

This is where the Obamas will call home after the White House
# Downsizing
# Downsizing

This is where the Obamas will call home after the White House

Nov 19th 2016, 9:30 AM 51,615 Views 40 Comments

They are staying in Washington DC and will have to make do with nine bedrooms.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Barack Obama has invited all these A-listers to the White House (and maybe had a dig at Trump)
# Shade
# Shade

Barack Obama has invited all these A-listers to the White House (and maybe had a dig at Trump)

Nov 16th 2016, 8:23 PM 39,929 Views 63 Comments

They’ll all receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

"People need hope": After shock election result, Obama lands in Greece to begin final foreign trip
# Farewell Tour
# Farewell Tour

"People need hope": After shock election result, Obama lands in Greece to begin final foreign trip

Nov 15th 2016, 9:44 AM 9,841 Views 55 Comments

Meetings with Theresa May and Angela Merkel are also on the schedule for the outgoing president.

# barack-obama - Monday 14 November, 2016

Barack Obama thinks Donald Trump will face a reality check in the White House
# The West Wing
# The West Wing

Barack Obama thinks Donald Trump will face a reality check in the White House

Nov 14th 2016, 11:02 PM 28,999 Views 73 Comments

The US President had some advice for the President-elect.

# barack-obama - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Obama and Joe Biden memes are taking over the internet to cheer us all up
# Bromantic
From The Daily Edge
# Bromantic

Obama and Joe Biden memes are taking over the internet to cheer us all up

Nov 12th 2016, 10:08 AM 84,124 Views 2 Comments

The two best pals.

# barack-obama - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Trump and Obama had an "excellent conversation" at the White House today
# US Election
# US Election

Trump and Obama had an "excellent conversation" at the White House today

Nov 10th 2016, 6:19 PM 28,274 Views 106 Comments

The two men have had a fraught past, with both taking a jab at the other’s track record.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

This lovely moment between Obama and Joe Biden earlier is cheering up lots of people
# BFFs
From The Daily Edge
# BFFs

This lovely moment between Obama and Joe Biden earlier is cheering up lots of people

Nov 9th 2016, 7:57 PM 15,064 Views 3 Comments

A friendship for the ages.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Twitter is fondly remembering all of Obama's best moments with the hashtag #ObamaDay
# Potus
From The Daily Edge
# Potus

Twitter is fondly remembering all of Obama's best moments with the hashtag #ObamaDay

Nov 8th 2016, 7:43 PM 9,986 Views 0 Comments

Thanks, Obama!

# barack-obama - Sunday 6 November, 2016

18 pretty solid reasons why we should just keep Barack Obama
# Four More Years
From The Daily Edge
# Four More Years

18 pretty solid reasons why we should just keep Barack Obama

Nov 6th 2016, 9:30 PM 17,068 Views 3 Comments

One more term? Pretty please?

# barack-obama - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Obama's legacy: Eight years on, how did all that 'hopey-changey stuff' work out?
# Moving House
# Moving House

Obama's legacy: Eight years on, how did all that 'hopey-changey stuff' work out?

Nov 5th 2016, 9:30 PM 27,903 Views 73 Comments

America’s first black president promised an era of hope and change. Did he live up to his own hype?

# barack-obama - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Obama warns voters the fate of the world is at stake in US election
# Every Vote Counts
# Every Vote Counts

Obama warns voters the fate of the world is at stake in US election

Nov 3rd 2016, 7:20 AM 15,696 Views 98 Comments

Clinton remains ahead in most forecasts but one poll this week gave Trump a narrow lead.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Donald Trump says he'd 'love' to fight Joe Biden
# Mr Tough Guy
# Mr Tough Guy

Donald Trump says he'd 'love' to fight Joe Biden

Oct 26th 2016, 7:34 AM 15,296 Views 59 Comments

The Vice President earlier said he wished he was in school with Trump and could ‘take’ him.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Barack Obama got a dig in at Donald Trump while reading mean tweets about himself last night
# Third Degree Burn
From The Daily Edge
# Third Degree Burn

Barack Obama got a dig in at Donald Trump while reading mean tweets about himself last night

Oct 25th 2016, 7:36 AM 7,055 Views 5 Comments

Would you like Savlon for that burn?

# barack-obama - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

"Tough time to start over for a man": Obama grilled over job prospects on late-night TV
# Audacity Of Dole
# Audacity Of Dole

"Tough time to start over for a man": Obama grilled over job prospects on late-night TV

Oct 18th 2016, 8:28 AM 26,548 Views 29 Comments

Stephen Colbert wasn’t impressed at Obama’s lack of promotions.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

"Repugnant": Barack Obama has given his first reaction to Trump's groping remarks
# Shackles Are Off
# Shackles Are Off

"Repugnant": Barack Obama has given his first reaction to Trump's groping remarks

Oct 12th 2016, 8:02 AM 12,733 Views 84 Comments

The candidate meanwhile continues to attack the Republican Party.

# barack-obama - Sunday 18 September, 2016

29 people injured after 'intentional' explosion in New York neighbourhood
# Chelsea
# Chelsea

29 people injured after 'intentional' explosion in New York neighbourhood

Sep 18th 2016, 7:16 AM 38,436 Views 60 Comments

Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was no terrorist connection.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Obama cancels meeting after Philippines' president calls him 'son of a whore'
# Sorry About That
# Sorry About That

Obama cancels meeting after Philippines' president calls him 'son of a whore'

Sep 6th 2016, 9:17 AM 29,653 Views 65 Comments

Rodrigo Duterte has since apologised, sort of.

# barack-obama - Sunday 4 September, 2016

Power games: China didn't make things easy for Barack Obama landing in Hangzhou
# Out The Back Door
# Out The Back Door

Power games: China didn't make things easy for Barack Obama landing in Hangzhou

Sep 4th 2016, 8:28 AM 20,468 Views 53 Comments

There was no staircase and there were squabbles with the US media.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Trump calls for "extreme vetting" of immigrants, looks for "common ground with Russia"
# Cold War II
# Cold War II

Trump calls for "extreme vetting" of immigrants, looks for "common ground with Russia"

Aug 16th 2016, 8:14 AM 13,994 Views 88 Comments

Trump’s campaign has been spiralling downwards in the polls following a series of self-inflicted gaffes.

# barack-obama - Friday 5 August, 2016

Donald Trump admits he was wrong about viewing secret Iran cash video
# Hell Freezes Over
# Hell Freezes Over

Donald Trump admits he was wrong about viewing secret Iran cash video

Aug 5th 2016, 10:50 PM 62,371 Views 156 Comments

Trump raised eyebrows this week when he said he had seen a video showing the US transporting $400 million in cash to the Islamic Republic.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Poll: Should Barack Obama be handed the Freedom of Dublin?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Barack Obama be handed the Freedom of Dublin?

Jul 26th 2016, 9:30 AM 26,765 Views 145 Comments

Councillors were unable to agree on the proposal by Dublin’s Lord Mayor last night.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Obama asks Americans to "reject despair" after spate of killings
# Dallas Memorial
# Dallas Memorial

Obama asks Americans to "reject despair" after spate of killings

Jul 13th 2016, 7:48 AM 8,662 Views 97 Comments

He was speaking at a memorial for the slain police officers last night.

# barack-obama - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Obama heads for Dallas as protests hit US streets following brutal murder of five policemen
# Micah Johnson
# Micah Johnson

Obama heads for Dallas as protests hit US streets following brutal murder of five policemen

Jul 9th 2016, 7:33 AM 20,587 Views 187 Comments

Lone gunman Micah Johnson died after killing the five officers at a protest against police brutality yesterday.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Watch Obama sing Happy Birthday to his daughter
# Happy Birthday To Youuuu
# Happy Birthday To Youuuu

Watch Obama sing Happy Birthday to his daughter

Jul 5th 2016, 9:14 AM 20,014 Views 26 Comments

Kendrick Lamar and Janelle Monáe helped him out.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

American journalist buys semi-automatic rifle in just seven minutes
# Orlando Shooting
# Orlando Shooting

American journalist buys semi-automatic rifle in just seven minutes

Jun 15th 2016, 9:12 AM 34,490 Views 148 Comments

Helen Ubiñas has received hate mail after writing about the experience.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Trump says Obama might 'get the Orlando shooting better than anybody knows'
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Trump says Obama might 'get the Orlando shooting better than anybody knows'

Jun 14th 2016, 8:07 AM 30,200 Views 75 Comments

The US President has said the massacre appears to be “homegrown extremism”.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

She's done it: Hillary Clinton claims Democratic presidential nomination
# Making History
# Making History

She's done it: Hillary Clinton claims Democratic presidential nomination

Jun 8th 2016, 1:30 PM 32,986 Views 158 Comments

She has also won the California primary.