Tag: Barack Obama

Obama Plans Another Appeal for Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal

President Obama, beginning a final uphill push for a trade initiative that is opposed by both party’s presidential candidates, will host an Oval Office meeting on Friday to showcase support among public figures in both parties.   Mr. Obama will convene a bipartisan group to discuss the benefits of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the 12-nation Pacific […]

Obama’s ‘110,000 refugees’ only half the story

The White House kicked off “Welcoming Refugee Week” Thursday, two days after it informed Congress it would be boosting the number of refugees delivered to American shores by nearly 30 percent.   The Obama administration told Congress it wants to permanently resettle 110,000 refugees in fiscal 2017 which begins Oct. 1, roughly half of them […]

Fed report: Amend laws so ‘gay’ rights trump faith

The Obama administration long has been forcing Christians and others of faith to violate their beliefs to accommodate “nondiscrimination” laws that give special privileges to homosexuals and transgendered persons, and now a federal commission has proposed codifying the practice.   WND has reported several times on the Obama effort to turn the Constitution’s protections for […]

U.S. Finalizes Deal to Give Israel $38 Billion in Military Aid

The United States has finalized a $38 billion package of military aid for Israel over the next 10 years, the largest of its kind ever, and the two allies plan to sign the agreement on Wednesday, American and Israeli officials said.   The State Department scheduled a ceremony to formally announce the pact, which will […]

Obama Seeks Ratification of UN Arms Trade Treaty Before Leaving Office

With only months left before before leaving office, President Obama is committed to securing ratification of the United Nation’s Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). ATT has been an on again off again project of the Obama administration during both terms of his presidency, particularly his first term.   In 2013 the NRA warned: “This treaty threatens individual firearm ownership with […]

U.S. Lawmakers Aim to Block Obama’s Internet Giveaway

With Obama illegally plotting to hand over a crucial piece of the Internet’s architecture to a United Nations-style outfit before he leaves office — and potentially crush Internet freedom as we know it in the process — Republicans in Congress are fighting back. Among other serious concerns, lawmakers have been warning that giving up control […]

North Korea doesn’t intend to abandon nuclear programs

The radioactive dust from North Korea’s fifth and most powerful nuclear weapons test had barely settled Friday when the calls to slap more sanctions on Kim Jong-un’s regime began.   Republicans in Congress howled about the need to punish Pyongyang and crack down on its Chinese allies, and President Barack Obama vowed that the fallout […]

President Obama to veto bill helping 9/11 victims sue Saudi Arabian government

President Barack Obama is expected to veto a bill that would permit victims of the 9/11 attacks to sue the government of Saudi Arabia, the White House announced on Monday (12 September). The White House first suggested the president would decline signing the bill into law citing complication in diplomatic relations.   “The president feels […]

Former DNC chairman calls for Clinton contingency plan

A former Democratic National Committee chairman says President Barack Obama and the party’s congressional leaders should immediately come up with a process to identify a potential successor candidate for Hillary Clinton for the off-chance a health emergency forces her out of the race.   “Now is the time for all good political leaders to come […]

Could the US and Russia be about to strike a deal on Syria?

US and Russian aircraft came within three metres (10ft) of colliding this week over the Black Sea; Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin gave each other the death stare at the G20 summit; and Obama’s Democrats have accused the Russians of hacking into their computer systems.   The relationship between Washington DC and Moscow is never […]