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# Obama

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2022
# the obamas
Barack and Michelle Obama return to White House to unveil presidential portraits
Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden invited Barack and Michelle Obama back to their former home to unveil their official portraits.
# Winner winner
Barack Obama wins Emmy for narrating national parks series
Mr Obama won for his work on the Netflix documentary series Our Great National Parks.
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# cop26
Obama says world 'falling short' on climate change as Ryan says Ireland 'willing to step up'
Here’s what happened at the UN climate summit in Glasgow today.
# democrats
Obama warns of Republican threat to democracy in US battleground Virginia
Democrat Terry McAuliffe has seen his lead extinguished in recent polls.
# Called Off
Obama curtails 60th birthday bash due to virus surge
The two-term US president’s birthday is on Wednesday and had reportedly invited hundreds of celebrities and politicos to celebrate this weekend.
# presidential pooch
Obama family mourns death of White House dog Bo
The Portuguese water dog was a gift to the Obamas from the late Senator Edward Kennedy.
# Obama
Obama warns of ‘dangerous path’ amid Trump’s refusal to accept election result
The former president said he is troubled that Republican officials are humouring Donald Trump.
# the big guns
Barack Obama endorses 'close friend' Joe Biden and touts his 'experience honesty and humility'
The former president gave his endorsement in a video message.
# Assassination
Militia leader allegedly had plans to assassinate Obama, Hillary Clinton and George Soros
The United Constitutional Patriots say they want to draw attention to immigration violations and assist federal law enforcement in patrolling the border.
# obama judge
Trump and US Chief Justice engaged in unprecedented war of words
John Roberts’ criticism is the first time the Republican-appointed leader of the federal judiciary has pushed back against Trump.
# First Lady
Michelle Obama speaks about having a miscarriage and conceiving her children using IVF
The former first lady says women need to be open with other about their bodies.
# Cesar Sayoc
Man charged with sending bombs to Democrats had plastered van with pro-Trump signs
Cesar Sayoc faces up to 48 years in prison.
# 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.
# 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.
# streaming it
The Obamas are going into the TV business together
The former US president and first lady have announced a deal with Netflix.
# 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.
# 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.
# citizen obama
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
# 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.
# 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.
# 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
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.
# presidential
People are really impressed with the classy handwritten letter Obama left for Trump in the Oval Office
It’s just been released to CNN.
# suitgate
Twitter is remembering when the world freaked out over Obama's tan suit
Little did we know what was to come.
# potus with mostest
8 times Obama's photographer subtly burned Trump on Instagram
Pete Souza, you savage.
# mean tweets
Donald Trump just blocked Chrissy Teigen on Twitter after 9 years of her calling him out
Always the bigger person, is our Donald
# relationship goals
This couple recreated some iconic Barack and Michelle photos to celebrate their engagement
The results are lovely.
# 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”.
# good gag
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?”
# 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.”
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# Wires Crossed
Trump says 'bad (or sick) guy' Obama tapped his phone
Obama says he didn’t.
# post holiday glow
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.
# Moving On
This photo of Barack Obama having the time of his life has become a great meme
“when you finally block America’s number”
# 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.
# mixed reaction
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.
# Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen showed his support for the Women's March during a gig yesterday
He called the marchers the new American resistance.
# 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.