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44th president of the United States

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Barack Obama: 44th president of the United States
Barack Hussein Obama II is an American politician and attorney who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, Barack Obama was the first African-American president of the United States. He previously served as a U.S. senator from Illinois from 2005 to 2008 and an Illinois state senator from 1997 to 2004.

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Biden apologizes for 'ain't black' comment during radio interview [Video]

Biden apologizes for 'ain't black' comment during radio interview

Former Vice President Joe Biden apologized on Friday for telling a black radio host that he "ain't black" if he was still weighing whether to support him or incumbent Donald Trump in the Nov. 3 U.S...

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Federal Appeals Court Rules In Favor Of Keeing White House Visitors A Secret [Video]

Federal Appeals Court Rules In Favor Of Keeing White House Visitors A Secret

A federal appeals court ruled the White House and Trump’s Mar-a-Lago can keep visitor logs a secret. In April 2017, President Donald Trump reversed an Obama policy of releasing visit records...

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Trump Refuses To Unveil Obama's Portrait At The White House [Video]

Trump Refuses To Unveil Obama's Portrait At The White House

President Donald Trump is breaking a 40-year tradition. NBC News reports he will not hold a ceremony at the White House for the unveiling of former President Barack Obama's portrait. The ceremony was..

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Barr dispels 'Obamagate' claims to Trump's surprise [Video]

Barr dispels 'Obamagate' claims to Trump's surprise

U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Monday he does not expect a Justice Department review of the FBI's handling of 2016 election interference to lead to criminal investigation of former..

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Trump 'surprised' Barr not investigating Obama [Video]

Trump 'surprised' Barr not investigating Obama

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was surprised that Attorney General William Barr opted not to look at former President Barack Obama in a Justice Department review of the FBI's handling of..

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Trump Surprised Obama Won't Be Part Of Justice Department Review Of The 2016 Russia Probe [Video]

Trump Surprised Obama Won't Be Part Of Justice Department Review Of The 2016 Russia Probe

Attorney General William Barr chose to not look into former President Barack Obama. Obama is not being considered in a Justice Department review of the FBI’s handling of the 2016 Russia probe...

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Obama Criticizes Trump's Response To Coronavirus Pandemic [Video]

Obama Criticizes Trump's Response To Coronavirus Pandemic

Former President Barack Obama gave a college commencement address that criticized President Donald Trump’s coronavirus response. Obama spoke to the class of 2020 for 74 historically black colleges..

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Donald Trump calls Obama 'grossly incompetent' [Video]

Donald Trump calls Obama 'grossly incompetent'

US President Donald Trump has escalated his war of words with Barack Obama, labelling his predecessor a "grossly incompetent" president. Mr Trump's comments come after Mr Obama criticised the..

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Obama criticises US virus response in online graduation speech [Video]

Obama criticises US virus response in online graduation speech

Former US president Barack Obama has criticised some officials overseeing the coronavirus response, telling college graduates that the pandemic shows many “aren’t even pretending to be in..

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Dems launch probe of Trump's firing of State Dept. watchdog [Video]

Dems launch probe of Trump's firing of State Dept. watchdog

Democrats in Congress on Saturday launched an investigation into President Donald Trump's move to oust the State Department's internal watchdog, accusing the president of escalating his fight against..

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Mitch McConnell Apologizes For His Comments About The Obama Administration [Video]

Mitch McConnell Apologizes For His Comments About The Obama Administration

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he made a mistake with his comments about the Obama administration. Previously, McConnell said the Obama administration didn’t leave President Donald Trump..

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Tech Lobbyist Joins Biden's Team [Video]

Tech Lobbyist Joins Biden's Team

Joe Biden's team has just added a powerful and influential tech lobbyist to his campaign. Cynthia Hogan, Apple's head of policy and government affairs resigned from the tech giant. She joined Biden's..

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Trump Tells Graham To Investigate Obama [Video]

Trump Tells Graham To Investigate Obama

President Donald Trump wants to investigate former Pres. Barack Obama for ""the biggest political crime and scandal" in US history." Business Insider reports that Trump has asked GOP Sen. Lindsey..

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McConnell Criticizes Obama For Comments On Trump's Coronavirus Response [Video]

McConnell Criticizes Obama For Comments On Trump's Coronavirus Response

Mitch McConnell talked about former President Barack Obama to President Donald Trump's daughter in law, Lara Trump. On a campaign live stream he said Obama “should have kept his mouth shut” about..

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Barack Obama Criticizes Donald Trump’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic [Video]

Barack Obama Criticizes Donald Trump’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Former President Barack Obama recently delivered a searing critique of Donald Trump’s administration during a private call on May 8th.

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'You know what the crime is' - Trump vague on 'Obamagate' details [Video]

'You know what the crime is' - Trump vague on 'Obamagate' details

After tweeting and retweeting posts about what President Trump called "Obamagate," Trump was unable to name which specific crime he was accusing his predecessor of having committed.

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Obama Responds To U.S. Coronavirus Actions [Video]

Obama Responds To U.S. Coronavirus Actions

Obama Responds To U.S. Coronavirus Actions

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In leaked call, Obama describes Trump handling of virus as 'chaotic' [Video]

In leaked call, Obama describes Trump handling of virus as 'chaotic'

Former President Obama, who has largely kept out of the fray even as President Trump has blamed his Democratic administration for a variety of problems related to the pandemic, described Trump's..

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Obama Speaks His Mind To Obama Alumni Association [Video]

Obama Speaks His Mind To Obama Alumni Association

Yahoo News obtained audio of former president Barack Obama speaking online with members of the Obama Alumni Association. According to Newser, he talked about various topics such as Michael Flynn, and..

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Obama Describes Trump Handling Of Virus As Chaotic [Video]

Obama Describes Trump Handling Of Virus As Chaotic

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former President Barack Obama described President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic as “chaotic” in a conference call with former members of his..

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Obamas to headline YouTube virtual graduation ceremony [Video]

Obamas to headline YouTube virtual graduation ceremony

Former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama. will deliver commencement speeches during YouTube's "Dear Class of 2020" ceremony.

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Trump still wants to terminate Obamacare ‘because it’s bad’ [Video]

Trump still wants to terminate Obamacare ‘because it’s bad’

Asked if he still supported the lawsuit calling to invalidate Obamacare, President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he did.

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Trump Blames Mueller Investigation, Impeachment For Not Replenishing Medical Stockpile [Video]

Trump Blames Mueller Investigation, Impeachment For Not Replenishing Medical Stockpile

President Donald Trump spoke with ABC News on Tuesday. Trump was asked about having insufficient medical equipment stockpiles to combat the coronavirus pandemic. According to Business Insider, he said..

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'We had broken tests' from Obama administration -Trump [Video]

'We had broken tests' from Obama administration -Trump

President Donald Trump, while meeting with NJ Gov. Phil Murphy attacked the Obama administration, and former Vice President Joe Biden, for their reaction to the swine flu outbreak.

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Hillary Clinton endorses ‘leader’ Joe Biden [Video]

Hillary Clinton endorses ‘leader’ Joe Biden

Former U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Tuesday endorsed fellow Democrat Joe Biden's campaign for the office she once sought. Gavino Garay has more.

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