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#Barack Obama

# barack-obama - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'No one is born hating another person': This Barack Obama tweet is now the most liked of all time Strong Message

'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

From TheJournal.ie Here are the designs for Barack Obama's $500 million presidential library Chicago

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

From TheJournal.ie '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

From TheJournal.ie Michelle Obama rules out running for elected office First Lady

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

From TheJournal.ie Immigrants being vilified in same way as Irish in US after Famine - Obama Lessons From History

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

From TheJournal.ie 'So, uh, what's been going on since I've been gone?': Obama returns to public spotlight What Barack Did Next

'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

From TheJournal.ie 50,000 French people want Barack Obama to run in their presidential race Obama17

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

From TheJournal.ie Trump 'furious' as FBI rejects claim Obama tapped his phones White House

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

From TheJournal.ie Trump asks Congress to investigate whether his phone was tapped by Obama Tapped Up

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

From TheJournal.ie Trump says 'bad (or sick) guy' Obama tapped his phone Wires Crossed

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

Obama says he didn’t.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Trump says Obama is behind protests and leaks It's Him

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

From TheJournal.ie Why are Bono and The Edge grazing sheep in Stephen's Green in 2000? It's their right as Freemen of the City Freedom Of The City

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

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie A law that aimed to prevent mentally ill people from buying guns has been overturned in the US You Can't Stop Me

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

From TheJournal.ie FactFind: Is Donald Trump's travel ban 'similar to what Obama did'? All The Facts

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

From TheJournal.ie How Trump and Obama's inaugurations compare in terms of performers, attendance and cost Heavy Hitters

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

Who went and how much did all the festivities cost?

From TheJournal.ie 'Yes we can', but did he? The complex legacy of Barack Obama The 44th This post contains videos

'Yes we can', but did he? The complex legacy of Barack Obama

Obama has many wins, but a few disappointments.

# barack-obama - Friday 20 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'We've really been milking this goodbye' - Obama makes final speech before heading on holiday Bon Voyage This post contains videos

'We've really been milking this goodbye' - Obama makes final speech before heading on holiday

The former president is going on vacation to California with his wife Michelle.

From TheJournal.ie Obama definitely beat Trump in the battle of the crowd sizes People Power

Obama definitely beat Trump in the battle of the crowd sizes

Trump has regularly bragged about bringing in ‘big numbers’.

From TheJournal.ie 'I won't see Trump's inauguration, I'll be over the Atlantic': US Ambassador bows out with Obama Over And Out

'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.”

From TheJournal.ie What time is it on? Where can I watch it? Everything you need to know about the inauguration Trump Time

What time is it on? Where can I watch it? Everything you need to know about the inauguration

Who’s providing the entertainment? What’s the weather forecast? Your questions, answered.

# barack-obama - Thursday 19 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Obama cuts the sentences of 330 drug crime inmates on his last day as President Commuted

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.

From TheJournal.ie They had a 'mighty time' in 2011 - but what's life like now in Obama's ancestral village? In Moneygall

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.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'The only thing that’s the end of the world is the end of the world' - Obama bows out Be Grand

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Obama granted Manning a pardon but Snowden won't be getting the same Spot The Difference

Obama granted Manning a pardon but Snowden won't be getting the same

It appears that Obama could grant a pardon for Snowden, but all indications are that he won’t.

From TheJournal.ie 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?

From TheJournal.ie Julien Mercille: 'From a progressive perspective, Obama's record is less than impressive' Column

Julien Mercille: 'From a progressive perspective, Obama's record is less than impressive'

Barack Obama’s contributions to the economy and health care were positive but his list of failures is longer, writes Julien Mercille.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

# barack-obama - Monday 16 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Final acts as President: Obama moves 10 prisoners from Guantanamo to Oman Guantánamo Bay

Final acts as President: Obama moves 10 prisoners from Guantanamo to Oman

The nationality of the ten inmates are unconfirmed.

# barack-obama - Saturday 14 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Barack Obama Plaza: Business is booming - but US tourists don't quite know what to make of it This Must Be The Plaza

Barack Obama Plaza: Business is booming - but US tourists don't quite know what to make of it

There’s a tiny corner of Co Offaly that will forever be known as Barack Obama country.

# barack-obama - Friday 13 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Obama to Biden: 'I had to quote an Irish poet and Seamus Heaney was taken' Was It For This This post contains videos

Obama to Biden: 'I had to quote an Irish poet and Seamus Heaney was taken'

Seamus Heaney and WB Yeats featured in the speeches given by the men yesterday.

# barack-obama - Thursday 12 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Obama and Biden took their bromance to new levels and there wasn't a dry eye in the White House I Bruv You This post contains videos

Obama and Biden took their bromance to new levels and there wasn't a dry eye in the White House

The US President surprised his Vice President with his nation’s highest honour.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Obama 'considering reducing Chelsea Manning's prison sentence' Clemency

Obama 'considering reducing Chelsea Manning's prison sentence'

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

Obama walked out to a U2 song at his farewell address, and gave everyone all the feels

“In the city of blinding lights…”

# barack-obama - Friday 6 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 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’.

10 reasons why Barack Obama Plaza is the best place on earth

You baffling beauty of a service station.

# barack-obama - Thursday 5 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Obama defends legacy in parting letter to the American people List Of Achievements

Obama defends legacy in parting letter to the American people

Just two weeks remain before the inauguration of Donald Trump on 20 January.

From TheJournal.ie 'You don’t throw 30 million people off healthcare without having a plan' - Battle lines drawn over Obamacare Fight

'You don’t throw 30 million people off healthcare without having a plan' - Battle lines drawn over Obamacare

Repealing the controversial health care plan is one of the main plans of the incoming Republican administration.

# barack-obama - Monday 2 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: How will Barack Obama's presidency be remembered? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

Good president? Bad president?

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