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#Obama

# obama - Sunday 26 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie How John McCain became a titan of US politics From Navy To Senate

How John McCain became a titan of US politics

His father and grandfather were both four-star admirals in the US Navy.

# obama - Monday 20 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Statue of Obamas unveiled at motorway service station near former president's ancestral home Barack Obama Plaza

Statue of Obamas unveiled at motorway service station near former president's ancestral home

Obama’s speechwriter was on hand to unveil the statue.

# obama - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie The Obamas are going into the TV business together Streaming It

The Obamas are going into the TV business together

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

# obama - Friday 29 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Barack Obama ends 2017 with a series of 'good news' tweets Good News

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.

# obama - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Barack Obama warns against 'irresponsible' social media use in interview with Prince Harry Royal Interview

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.

# obama - Thursday 9 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 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

# obama - Friday 20 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Obama and Bush both take aim at 'bigotry' of Trump era Former Presidents

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

From TheJournal.ie 'He knew what he signed up for': Trump faces backlash over call to soldier's widow La David Johnson

'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

From TheJournal.ie Criticism after Trump falsely claims Obama didn't call grieving military families Combat Deaths

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

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

# obama - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

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

8 times Obama's photographer subtly burned Trump on Instagram

Pete Souza, you savage.

# obama - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

# obama - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

# 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”.

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

From TheJournal.ie Trump's climate plan labelled 'a colossal mistake that defies science' Cutbacks

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

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump will today begin repealing Obama's main environmental protection laws At The Coalface

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

From TheJournal.ie Republican introduces 'World’s Greatest Healthcare Plan' as politicians debate Trump proposals The New Obamacare

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

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.

# 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.

# obama - Monday 27 February, 2017

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

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

“when you finally block America’s number”

From TheJournal.ie Trump insists he doesn't know Putin - or have any deals in Russia Haters Going Crazy

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'It's only a matter of time before Putin makes a fool of Trump' From Russia With Love

'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.

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?

# obama - Friday 20 January, 2017

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.”

# 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.

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

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.

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 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

# obama - Thursday 12 January, 2017

# 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 - Saturday 7 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'He might come to the plaza and have a burger': Obama's 'coming back to Ireland' I'll Be Back

'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.

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