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Obama warns of ‘dangerous path’ amid Trump’s refusal to accept election result
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Obama warns of ‘dangerous path’ amid Trump’s refusal to accept election result

Nov 16th 2020, 10:52 AM 41,542 Views 87 Comments

The former president said he is troubled that Republican officials are humouring Donald Trump.

Barack Obama endorses 'close friend' Joe Biden and touts his 'experience honesty and humility'
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Barack Obama endorses 'close friend' Joe Biden and touts his 'experience honesty and humility'

Updated Apr 14th 2020, 5:51 PM 24,782 Views 74 Comments

The former president gave his endorsement in a video message.

Militia leader allegedly had plans to assassinate Obama, Hillary Clinton and George Soros
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Militia leader allegedly had plans to assassinate Obama, Hillary Clinton and George Soros

Apr 23rd 2019, 10:10 PM 22,310 Views 0 Comments

The United Constitutional Patriots say they want to draw attention to immigration violations and assist federal law enforcement in patrolling the border.

Trump and US Chief Justice engaged in unprecedented war of words
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Trump and US Chief Justice engaged in unprecedented war of words

Nov 21st 2018, 10:15 PM 27,195 Views 15 Comments

John Roberts’ criticism is the first time the Republican-appointed leader of the federal judiciary has pushed back against Trump.

Michelle Obama speaks about having a miscarriage and conceiving her children using IVF
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Michelle Obama speaks about having a miscarriage and conceiving her children using IVF

Nov 9th 2018, 1:08 PM 40,821 Views 51 Comments

The former first lady says women need to be open with other about their bodies.

Man charged with sending bombs to Democrats had plastered van with pro-Trump signs
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Man charged with sending bombs to Democrats had plastered van with pro-Trump signs

Oct 27th 2018, 11:12 AM 8,768 Views 0 Comments

Cesar Sayoc faces up to 48 years in prison.

How John McCain became a titan of US politics
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How John McCain became a titan of US politics

Aug 26th 2018, 7:35 AM 17,831 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Aug 20th 2018, 6:05 PM 38,003 Views 106 Comments

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

The Obamas are going into the TV business together
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The Obamas are going into the TV business together

May 22nd 2018, 10:54 AM 25,572 Views 31 Comments

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

Barack Obama ends 2017 with a series of 'good news' tweets
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Barack Obama ends 2017 with a series of 'good news' tweets

Dec 29th 2017, 7:28 PM 15,881 Views 34 Comments

In a series of tweets, the former US president referenced a number of different news stories from 2017.

Barack Obama warns against 'irresponsible' social media use in interview with Prince Harry
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Barack Obama warns against 'irresponsible' social media use in interview with Prince Harry

Dec 27th 2017, 9:59 AM 22,861 Views 60 Comments

Obama was interviewed by Prince Harry, who took the role as guest editor on BBC Radio 4′s Today programme.

Barack Obama turned up for jury duty in Chicago but wasn't selected
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Barack Obama turned up for jury duty in Chicago but wasn't selected

Nov 9th 2017, 7:35 AM 23,319 Views 25 Comments

Barack Obama turned up for jury duty in Chicago but wasn’t selected

Obama and Bush both take aim at 'bigotry' of Trump era
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Obama and Bush both take aim at 'bigotry' of Trump era

Oct 20th 2017, 8:40 AM 25,268 Views 99 Comments

“Our politics seems more vulnerable to conspiracy theories and outright fabrication,” George W Bush said.

'He knew what he signed up for': Trump faces backlash over call to soldier's widow
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'He knew what he signed up for': Trump faces backlash over call to soldier's widow

Oct 18th 2017, 7:59 AM 46,666 Views 125 Comments

La David Johnson was killed in Niger earlier this month.

Criticism after Trump falsely claims Obama didn't call grieving military families
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Criticism after Trump falsely claims Obama didn't call grieving military families

Oct 17th 2017, 7:29 AM 24,876 Views 59 Comments

“He’s a deranged animal,” a former deputy chief of staff to President Obama tweeted.

Barack Obama completely surprised a group of high school students by walking into their class to join them
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# Obama

Barack Obama completely surprised a group of high school students by walking into their class to join them

Sep 10th 2017, 11:44 AM 4,954 Views 1 Comment

He’s the last person you’d expect to see in school.

People are really impressed with the classy handwritten letter Obama left for Trump in the Oval Office
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# Presidential

People are really impressed with the classy handwritten letter Obama left for Trump in the Oval Office

Sep 3rd 2017, 4:31 PM 8,955 Views 1 Comment

It’s just been released to CNN.

Twitter is remembering when the world freaked out over Obama's tan suit
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# Suitgate

Twitter is remembering when the world freaked out over Obama's tan suit

Aug 29th 2017, 2:01 PM 11,542 Views 2 Comments

Little did we know what was to come.

8 times Obama's photographer subtly burned Trump on Instagram
# Potus With Mostest
# Potus With Mostest

8 times Obama's photographer subtly burned Trump on Instagram

Jul 28th 2017, 9:00 PM 17,528 Views 0 Comments

Pete Souza, you savage.

Donald Trump just blocked Chrissy Teigen on Twitter after 9 years of her calling him out
# Mean Tweets
# Mean Tweets

Donald Trump just blocked Chrissy Teigen on Twitter after 9 years of her calling him out

Jul 25th 2017, 5:13 PM 8,518 Views 7 Comments

Always the bigger person, is our Donald

This couple recreated some iconic Barack and Michelle photos to celebrate their engagement
# Relationship Goals
# Relationship Goals

This couple recreated some iconic Barack and Michelle photos to celebrate their engagement

Jul 18th 2017, 6:50 PM 4,896 Views 1 Comment

The results are lovely.

Immigrants being vilified in same way as Irish in US after Famine - Obama
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Immigrants being vilified in same way as Irish in US after Famine - Obama

Apr 25th 2017, 9:12 AM 23,343 Views 92 Comments

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
# Good Gag
# Good Gag

Everyone is loving Obama's opening line on his return to public life yesterday

Apr 25th 2017, 7:44 AM 8,155 Views 4 Comments

“So, uh, what’s been going on since I’ve been gone?”

Trump's climate plan labelled 'a colossal mistake that defies science'
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Trump's climate plan labelled 'a colossal mistake that defies science'

Mar 29th 2017, 7:16 AM 26,129 Views 73 Comments

“Erasing climate change may take place in Donald Trump’s mind, but nowhere else.”

Donald Trump will today begin repealing Obama's main environmental protection laws
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Donald Trump will today begin repealing Obama's main environmental protection laws

Mar 28th 2017, 7:36 AM 25,445 Views 51 Comments

The US president will today unveil a series of measures to review regulations curbing oil, gas, and coal production.

Republican introduces 'World’s Greatest Healthcare Plan' as politicians debate Trump proposals
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# The New Obamacare

Republican introduces 'World’s Greatest Healthcare Plan' as politicians debate Trump proposals

Mar 9th 2017, 5:56 PM 18,834 Views 50 Comments

Several major hospitals and medical organisations have opposed Trump’s plans.

Trump 'furious' as FBI rejects claim Obama tapped his phones
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Trump 'furious' as FBI rejects claim Obama tapped his phones

Mar 6th 2017, 7:27 AM 34,008 Views 108 Comments

Trump’s comments appear to be based on unverified claims made by the right-wing Breitbart News outlet.

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

Mar 4th 2017, 6:02 PM 53,386 Views 120 Comments

Obama says he didn’t.

15 photos of Obama having the time of his life since leaving the White House
# Post Holiday Glow
# Post Holiday Glow

15 photos of Obama having the time of his life since leaving the White House

Feb 27th 2017, 8:09 PM 14,890 Views 7 Comments

When you’ve just left the most stressful job in the world.

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

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

Feb 7th 2017, 7:46 PM 16,593 Views 3 Comments

“when you finally block America’s number”

Trump insists he doesn't know Putin - or have any deals in Russia
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Trump insists he doesn't know Putin - or have any deals in Russia

Feb 7th 2017, 5:30 PM 12,001 Views 46 Comments

The President of the United States made the comments on Twitter – where else? – today.

Poll: Do you think the Obamas should get the Freedom of Dublin?
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# Mixed Reaction

Poll: Do you think the Obamas should get the Freedom of Dublin?

Feb 7th 2017, 9:26 AM 27,059 Views 95 Comments

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.

Bruce Springsteen showed his support for the Women's March during a gig yesterday
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# Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen showed his support for the Women's March during a gig yesterday

Jan 23rd 2017, 7:41 AM 2,365 Views 0 Comments

He called the marchers the new American resistance.

'It's only a matter of time before Putin makes a fool of Trump'
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'It's only a matter of time before Putin makes a fool of Trump'

Jan 21st 2017, 7:40 AM 30,790 Views 30 Comments

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.

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

Jan 21st 2017, 6:00 AM 20,250 Views 22 Comments

Who went and how much did all the festivities cost?

'I won't see Trump's inauguration, I'll be over the Atlantic': US Ambassador bows out with Obama
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'I won't see Trump's inauguration, I'll be over the Atlantic': US Ambassador bows out with Obama

Jan 20th 2017, 7:00 AM 14,574 Views 10 Comments

“There is a lot of unpredictability ahead of us. I’m an optimist by nature … I hope President Trump is successful.”

Obama cuts the sentences of 330 drug crime inmates on his last day as President
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Obama cuts the sentences of 330 drug crime inmates on his last day as President

Jan 19th 2017, 9:08 PM 22,511 Views 70 Comments

It was the last time he planned to exercise his presidential powers in any significant way.

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

They had a 'mighty time' in 2011 - but what's life like now in Obama's ancestral village?

Jan 19th 2017, 7:45 PM 29,656 Views 40 Comments

As the sun sets on the Obama presidency, we spend a day in Moneygall.

'The only thing that’s the end of the world is the end of the world' - Obama bows out
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'The only thing that’s the end of the world is the end of the world' - Obama bows out

Jan 18th 2017, 9:43 PM 24,611 Views 85 Comments

Overall, the outgoing President said, he believes America will be ok.

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

Jan 18th 2017, 9:46 AM 25,980 Views 80 Comments

Assange has been living in the Ecuadorian embassy in London since June 2012 to avoid being extradited to Sweden.

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