Clinton, Obama Call for Acceptance of Trump’s Victory

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Following Donald Trump’s presidential victory, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama have urged democrats to “give Trump a chance to lead” despite sentiments of disappointment and anger. During her concession speech, Clinton remained composed, stating “This is painful, and it will be for a long time…[But] we owe him an open mind and a chance to lead.” Trump’s victory comes as …

President Obama To Be First Active President to Visit Hiroshima Since Bombings

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Photo via Tama Yuri via Flickr President Barack Obama will become the first sitting American president to visit the site of the U.S. atomic bomb attack in Hiroshima, Japan. The White House has said the United States does not owe Japan a formal apology for using the atomic bomb in August 1945, instead, will serve as a reminder the terrible …

Controversy Over Apple Privacy Debate Divides Obama Administration

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Photo by Ervins Strauhmanis via Flickr Although the president himself has completely supported the F.B.I.’s attempt to mandate Apple to unlock the iPhone of the San Bernardino attacker, no one in the White House has agreed to motion toward legislation to mitigate the dispute. Meetings in the White House Situation Room between the Pentagon, the National Security Agency, and the …

Senate Republicans Will Not Meet With Presidential Supreme Court Nominee

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Photo by Kjetil Ree via Flickr After Antonin Scalia’s passing, the United States Senate Republicans have remained firm on their decision to not replace Scalia’s seat until after the upcoming election. Now it has been reported that if President Obama was to select a nominee Senate leaders will not meet them.   Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky strongly urges President …

Supreme Court Controversy Over President Obama’s Use of Executive Power

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Photo by Sal via Flickr As President Obama wraps up his last term in office, he continues to face intense criticism from conservatives due to his hyperactivity to mandate the execution of legal regulations. The Supreme Court is scheduled to report the verdict on his “abuse” of his executive authority based on his actions regarding immigration and contraceptive use in …

Supreme Court to Rule Over Obama Immigration Plans

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Photo by Victoria Pickering via Flickr Tuesday morning the Supreme Court agreed to take a look at the President Obama’s immigration plan which could potentially protect over four million immigrants from deportation. If the court rules in favor of plan the administration can start implementing changes as early spring. However if it is ruled against, the plan could be put on …

Obama Has Hope Going into Final State of the Union

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Photo by David Elmes via Flickr   Tonight will be President Obama’s final State of the Union address and he plans to take a step back and reflect over his time in office. Despite facing numerous set backs during his presidency, President Obama plans to focus attention on the successes of his administration’s two terms. When asked on the “Today” show what the American …

Obama Focuses on Calming Americans in Sunday’s Press Conference

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Photo by Steve Jurvetson via Flickr   In a press conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, President Barack Obama spoke words of hope to American citizens in a state of fear over the recent terrorist attacks in Paris, France. After the murder of 130 people in France 9 days ago by the Islamic State (IS) militant group, Obama has stressed that …