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#Obama

# 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.

# 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’.

From TheJournal.ie Obama says Chicago attack shows 'a lot of problems that have been there a long time' Hate Crime

Obama says Chicago attack shows 'a lot of problems that have been there a long time'

Four black suspects were charged with kidnapping and hate crimes over the assault of a mentally disabled white man.

# obama - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie White House to transfer prisoners out of Guantanamo despite Trump's demands Legal Limbo

White House to transfer prisoners out of Guantanamo despite Trump's demands

Trump has vowed to “load (Guantanamo) up with some bad dudes” .

# obama - Sunday 25 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny really likes to give people crystal bowls Heads Of State

Enda Kenny really likes to give people crystal bowls

Sometimes with shamrock, sometimes without.

# obama - Friday 23 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Trump 'calls for arms race' after nuclear weapons comment Cold War Of Words This post contains videos

Trump 'calls for arms race' after nuclear weapons comment

The US President-elect had said the US needs to expand its nuclear capabilities until “the world comes to its senses regarding nukes”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Nobody believed in him, only us': Putin hails Trump in four-hour press conference Russia

'Nobody believed in him, only us': Putin hails Trump in four-hour press conference

Today’s press event saw some journalists holding up placards comparing Putin to Superman.

# obama - Sunday 11 December, 2016

Barack Obama Plaza got a lengthy shout out in the New Yorker

Finally the recognition it deserves.

# obama - Friday 9 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Obama orders review of hacking during US election campaign The Kremlin

Obama orders review of hacking during US election campaign

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

# obama - Thursday 1 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Obama holds ceremony for Nobel Prize winners (Bob Dylan doesn't show up)

Obama holds ceremony for Nobel Prize winners (Bob Dylan doesn't show up)

Dylan has also indicated he will skip the Nobel award ceremony in December.

# obama - Monday 28 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Con la simpatico': President Higgins is first to sign book of condolences for Castro Cold War

'Con la simpatico': President Higgins is first to sign book of condolences for Castro

The president drew criticism for his comments on the death of the Communist leader.

# obama - Saturday 26 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Clinton campaign to take part in recount of votes in Wisconsin Taking On Trump

Clinton campaign to take part in recount of votes in Wisconsin

Green Party candidate Jill Stein has requested a recount in Wisconsin and has announced her intention to also seek recounts in Michigan and Pennsylvania.

# obama - Saturday 19 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie This is where the Obamas will call home after the White House Downsizing

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

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

# obama - Friday 18 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'I loved the debates, I loved his approach': Kanye West booed after declaring Trump support Gold Digger

'I loved the debates, I loved his approach': Kanye West booed after declaring Trump support

West stunned the crowd during a performance in San Jose, California.

# obama - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Trump triumphs': How the media reacted to shock election result Front Pages

'Trump triumphs': How the media reacted to shock election result

From ‘House of Horrors’ to ‘They said it couldn’t happen’.

# obama - Saturday 5 November, 2016

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

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

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

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