Tag: Barack Obama

White House criticized for hosting young illegal immigrants amid ‘crisis’ over surge

The Obama administration is under fire for honoring a group of young adults who entered the U.S. illegally as “role models” in a Tuesday ceremony, amid a recent surge of children crossing the border that lawmakers say is becoming a “humanitarian crisis.” The White House event honored ten young people who are Deferred Action for […]

Obama at NY fundraisers, including gay donor gala

To a raucous embrace, President Barack Obama told gay donors Tuesday that American society and its laws have advanced the cause of gay rights over the past 10 years but said the job was hardly over in the United States and especially abroad. He received a loud standing ovation when he declared that he had […]

Group says WH could use pro-gay nondiscrimination order to hammer Christian employers

Obama hoped that Congress would pass a broader non-discrimination measure that would apply to nearly all employers. Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch called on the White House to include the same religious exemptions in the executive order that are included in legislation the Senate passed but which is stalled in the House. The bill includes exemptions […]

Rep. Price: Obama ‘Deceitful’ on Border Security

(CNSNews.com) – President Obama was “being deceitful” when he told the American people in 2011 that the U.S. border is secure, Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) told “Fox News Sunday.”   “The American people understand and appreciate, given the events over the past couple of weeks, that the president was being deceitful with the American people […]

U.S. Participation in U.N. Rights Council Has Moved Focus From ‘Demonizing’ Israel

National Security Adviser Susan Rice said Wednesday that the Obama administration’s participation in the U.N. Human Rights Council has moved its focus away from “demonizing” Israel, but a look at the resolutions passed by the Geneva-based body does not bear out that assertion. In an address to the Center for a New American Security, Rice […]

‘This Flood Is Going To Mean Children Dying Trying To Get In’ Due To Obama’s DREAM Act

A top Republican lawmaker warns that children will die trying to get into the U.S. illegally due to President Barack Obama’s DREAM Act. Speaking to Fox News Radio, Rep. Darrell Issa, the chairman of the House Oversight Committee, stated that these children believe they will become American citizens once they come into the U.S. “This flood is […]

Further ugly vibes from the Obama administration

The gloves are off. The White House has now unequivocally designated Israel as the scapegoat and is meting out punishment for the disastrous outcome of the peace negotiations it initiated. The process began in March when President Barack Obama publicly lambasted Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in a brutal and offensive manner the day before their […]

Obama Looking to Act ‘Administratively, Unilaterally’ on Guns

“The president’s goal is to look for opportunities to act administratively, unilaterally using his executive authority to try to make our communities safer,” Earnest said, responding to a question the day that a gunman opened fire at an Oregon high school, killing one student and injuring a teacher. “We’re always looking for those opportunities. But […]

Obama: Soul-searching needed on high gun violence

President Barack Obama has said no other developed nation would tolerate the “off the charts” level of gun violence plaguing the United States. At the White House, Mr Obama said the US’ firm resistance to “basic” new gun controls was his “biggest frustration”. “The country has to do some soul-searching about this,” Mr Obama said. […]

Netanyahu ‘loathes’ Obama, Israel’s opposition leader charges

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “loathes” Barack Obama, and his hostile attitude to the US president constitutes a danger to Israel’s well-being, the head of the Israeli opposition charged on Friday night, in a highly unusual acknowledgement of the long-rumored strained personal ties between the two leaders… Read More: Netanyahu ‘loathes’ Obama, Israel’s opposition leader charges | The […]