Tag: Barack Obama

Pompeo: We’re Having to Clean Up the Obama Administration’s ‘Mess’ in Iran

On Sunday’s broadcast of ABC’s “This Week,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the Trump administration is cleaning up the “mess” the Obama administration created in Iran. Partial transcript as follows: STEPHANOPOULOS: There’s also the question going forward if you take any new action against Iran is congressional authorization needed. Former Vice-President Biden spoke about […]

Rand Paul Says Obama Administration May Have Spied on His Campaign

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on Friday told Breitbart News that several sources have told him that the Obama administration spied on his presidential campaign. “We’ve had several people come to us and say that it happened. I don’t have access to that information, but I’ve been very concerned that too many Americans’ information is being […]

Obama to Netanyahu, 2014: Don’t go into Gaza

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu revealed in a Knesset committee meeting that former US President Barack Obama requested Israel not send ground forces into Gaza during 2014’s Operation Protective Edge. The meeting’s purpose was to critique how Israel fought Operation Protective Edge, and use that to see how to make the progress of the next […]

Donald Trump’s response to Syria gas attack: blame Obama

The scale and horror of Tuesday’s gas attack on civilians in Idlib highlighted the vacuum in the Trump administration’s foreign policy making: the incident was met first by silence, then by criticism of Barack Obama. Donald Trump described the attack, which killed scores of victims, including many children, as a direct “consequence” of his predecessor’s […]

More and More Reports Show Obama Administration Spied on Trump

One was an interview on March 2, in which former Obama administration official Evelyn Farkas described to MSNBC how she urged former colleagues in government to save and spread as much information on Russia as they could before Trump came into office. Farkas said, according to an exact transcript of the interview: I was urging my […]

Is there a ‘smoking gun’ to prove Obama WH spied on Trump?

A day after a bombshell revelation by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes that the Trump transition team had been included in surveillance efforts by US intel agencies in the waning days of the Obama administration, sources say the committee will likely reveal an even greater bombshell in the coming days. President Donald Trump faced […]

99.5 Percent Accurate to Say Obama Admin Surveilled Trump Transition

Wednesday on Fox News Channel’s “The O’Reilly Factor,” Rep. Peter King (R-NY), a member of the House Intelligence Committee, admitted after his committee’s review of President Donald Trump’s claim the Obama administration had wiretapped his transition team, he had a “legitimate case to make,” but said he may have overstepped with his Twitter claim. “[T]he […]

Kagan, Breyer Join GOP Justices to Strike Down Unconstitutional Obama Appointment

The Supreme Court ruled that President Obama violated the Constitution when he maintained an acting agency appointment after the Senate refused to confirm him. The court ruled Tuesday that Obama appointee Lafe Solomon illegally served as acting general counsel to the National Labor Relations Board from 2010 to 2013. Solomon, who once violated the agency’s […]

Trump Lays Plans to Reverse Obama’s Climate Change Legacy

President Trump is poised in the coming days to announce his plans to dismantle the centerpiece of President Barack Obama’s climate change legacy, while also gutting several smaller but significant policies aimed at curbing global warming. The moves are intended to send an unmistakable signal to the nation and the world that Mr. Trump intends […]

Obama Administration Rushed to Preserve Intelligence of Russian Election Hacking

In the Obama administration’s last days, some White House officials scrambled to spread information about Russian efforts to undermine the presidential election — and about possible contacts between associates of President-elect Donald J. Trump and Russians — across the government. Former American officials say they had two aims: to ensure that such meddling isn’t duplicated […]