Tag: Barack Obama

‘Little being done to repair US-Israel ties’ after recent rift

The Netanyahu government and the Obama administration have had no shortage of spats over the years, but this time around, neither Jerusalem nor Washington is reportedly doing much to fix the rifts that emerged surrounding the prime minister’s planned March 3 speech to the US Congress on Iran, a visit US officials said breached protocol as it […]

2nd Amendment threatened in Obama’s trade plans

Gun Owners of America is blasting a congressional proposal that empowers Obama to unilaterally negotiate international agreements as “a ‘bait and switch’ scheme that could seriously impact the Second Amendment.”   House and Senate committees are currently preparing to hand Obama so-called “fast-track” trade promotion authority. It would enable the president to unilaterally negotiate the […]

Obama asking Congress for $215M for ‘precision medicine’ push

Holding out the promise of major medical breakthroughs, President Obama on Friday called on Congress to approve spending in medical research that tailors treatment to an individual’s genes.   Obama wants $215 million for what he’s calling a precision medicine initiative that moves away from one-size-fits-all treatments. The ambitious goal: Scientists will assemble databases of […]

Obama ‘Delusional’ for Declaring ISIS on Run

On Breitbart News Saturday at the Iowa Freedom Summit, former Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton said President Barack Obama is “delusional” for declaring in his State of the Union address last week that ISIS was on the run.   Noting that ISIS just executed a Japanese hostage this weekend and citing recent terror […]

‘Obama is the abortion president’

One of the strongest pro-life voices in the House of Representatives says Republicans will soon pass a bill banning most abortions before 20 weeks of pregnancy, and he says the legislation passed Thursday to ban taxpayer funding of abortion is also a major step forward for those committed to protecting the unborn.   Thursday marked 42 […]

Obama ‘Delusional’ for Declaring ISIS on Run

On Breitbart News Saturday at the Iowa Freedom Summit, former Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton said President Barack Obama is “delusional” for declaring in his State of the Union address last week that ISIS was on the run.   Noting that ISIS just executed a Japanese hostage this weekend and citing recent terror […]

White House Distances Itself From Netanyahu Comments

The White House is still attempting to be diplomatic — at least publicly —when it comes to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s scheduled visit to speak in front of the United States Congress in March.   This morning on Meet the Press, White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough responded to an article in Haaretz, […]

Yemen chaos, Saudi king’s death pose new challenges for US

The collapse of the Yemeni government, coupled with the death early Friday of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah, have in an instant thrown the future of America’s fight against Islamist extremists in the volatile region into question — while potentially giving Iran more sway.   The Obama administration is still assessing the political earthquakes in the […]

N. Korea slams ‘loser’ Obama for regime collapse remark

North Korea Sunday described US President Barack Obama as a “loser” over his criticism on its regime, accusing him of being obsessed with hostility towards Pyongyang.   The comment from the North’s foreign ministry came after Obama spoke of the eventual collapse of the regime ruling what he called “the most isolated, the most sanctioned, […]

Russia hits back at Obama over State of Union speech

Russia hit back on Wednesday at U.S. President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech, saying it showed the United States believes it is “number one” and seeks world domination.   Obama said his country was upholding “the principle that bigger nations can’t bully the small” by opposing what he called Russian aggression and supporting […]