After the US blacklisted seven North Korean citizens, leader Kim Jong-un's sister among them, Pyongyang’s news agency advised Obama to “make good arrangements for packing in the White House,” also calling the US a “tundra of human rights.”
In December 2011, President Barack Obama pulled all remaining US troops from Iraq pursuant to an agreement signed by his predecessor. Yet a new phase of America's military stewardship of Iraq began in 2014 and may remain for years to come.
The US Supreme Court split narrowly in favor of delaying the Clean Power Plan, but the White House expressed confidence that it would ultimately defend the Environmental Protection Agency regulation imposed on much of the fossil fuel industry in court.
As the White House previewed his $1.8 billion emergency funding request and 2017 budget proposals for Congress, President Barack Obama said that “there shouldn’t be panic” among the public concerning the spread of the Zika virus.
Ashkan Soltani, former chief technologist for the Federal Trade Commission, was forced to leave a new White House job when his security clearance was denied. Many suspect his help in reporting on the Edward Snowden leaks to be the reason why.
President Obama’s final year in office marks the Guantanamo Bay detention facility’s 15th year in operation. RT interviewed David Remes, a lawyer who has advised over a dozen Gitmo inmates, about the rising stakes facing the remaining prisoners there.
The new Countering Violent Extremism Task Force will "integrate and harmonize" various federal efforts to neutralize terrorist recruitment, the White House’s national security council senior director, Ned Price, announced Friday.
Washington, DC will “take the Constitution seriously again,” Texas Governor Greg Abbott said at an annual meeting of the Texas Public Policy Foundation, where he presented nine constitutional amendments to be adopted by a convention of states.
President Obama took questions from pro and anti-gun control audience members of CNN’s “Guns in America” town hall on Thursday, with many viewers doubting a single mind was changed. Aside from one heated moment from Obama, the exchanges were calm.