Former President Obama: I’d Like to Create a Million Young Barack Obamas or Michelle Obamas

Former President Barack Obama plans to dedicate his work post-presidency to helping to develop the next generation of leaders. “If I could do that effectively, then – you know – I would create a hundred or a thousand or a million young Barack Obamas or Michelle Obamas,” he said. “Or, the next group of people […]

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Eleven Countries, Including Canada and Mexico, Move forward With TPP Without U.S.

Eleven countries have moved forward with a trans-pacific trade pact despite President Trump pulling the U.S. out of the negotiations of the deal last year.  Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam gathered in Santiago this week to sign the renamed Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership. The agreement creates […]

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Former National Security Adviser Susan Rice Responds to Questions from Senators About Mysterious Email She Sent Herself on Last Day in Office

Former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. and former National Security Adviser Susan Rice has responded to questions by Senators Chuck Grassley and Lindsey Graham about a mysterious email Amb. Rice emailed herself shortly before leaving the White House for the last time in January 2017. The email documents a meeting that took place some two weeks […]

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Agrees to Hand Over Documents Concerning “Fast and Furious” Ending Six-Year Legal Battle

Updated 3/7/18 5:11 p.m. The Department of Justice announced today that it has entered into an agreement with the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee to hand over documents relating to the Fast and Furious gun-running scandal from the late 2000s.  The settlement ends six years of litigation in which the Committee sued the DOJ […]

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SEC Blocks Sale of Chicago Stock Exchange to Chinese Company

The Securities and Exchange Commission has blocked a proposed deal to sell the Chicago Stock Exchange to a group of Chinese investors.  The proposal had caused consternation on Capitol Hill. The SEC, in rejecting the deal, said key parts of the offer were flawed and that those concerns were significant enough that the body didn’t […]

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House Intelligence Chair Devin Nunes Reportedly Targeting Former CIA Director Brennan in Next Phase of Investigation

The third “phase” of House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes’ investigation into alleged abuses by the FBI and the Trump campaign will focus on former CIA Director John Brennan, among other Obama-era intelligence officials.  Brennan was the director of the CIA from March 2013 to January 2017, the end of President Obama term in office. In […]

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Mysterious White Powder Sent to Same Location as President Obama’s Office One Day After Similar Incident Involving President Trump’s Daughter-In-Law

Updated 5:57 p.m. Law enforcement authorities responded to the Washington, D.C., office of former President Barack Obama this morning after a receiving a call of a white powder at the location.  Emergency response personnel received the call at 11:05 a.m., and DC Fire and EMS arrived on the scene three minutes later. According to authorities, […]

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Senators Graham and Graham Ask Former NSA Susan Rice to Explain Strange Email She Sent Herself on Obama Administration’s Last Day in Office

Republican Senators Lindsey Graham and Chuck Grassley have sent a letter to former National Security Adviser under President Obama, Susan Rice, asking her to explain an email she sent to herself on the last day of the Obama administration and a day before President Trump was to be inaugurated. The email, which Rice sent to […]

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Fidel Castro’s Oldest Son Commits Suicide, Cuban Media Reports

Fidel Castro’s eldest son has committed suicide Cuban state media announced this evening.  Fidel “Fidelito” Castro Diaz-Balart died in Havana.  He was sixty-eight years old. Castro Diaz-Balart had been treated for depression for months.  He was one of Fidel Castro’s eleven kids.  Castro died in 2016 at the age of ninety.  Raul Castro, Fidel’s brother […]

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Obama or Trump, Who Deserves More Credit for the Economy? Economists Seem to Suggest it’s Trump

A majority of a group of economists surveyed recently said that President Trump has been either “somewhat” or “strongly” positive in terms of job creation, economic growth and rises in the stock market in the U.S.  The group was interviewed by The Wall Street Journal.  According the Journal, most “suggested Mr. Trump’s election deserves at […]

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