Obama

  • Obama send rebuke to Trump during Mandela’s address

    Former U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday took aim at “strongman politics” in his highest-profile speech since leaving office, urging people around the world to respect human rights and other values now under threat in an impassioned address marking the 100th anniversary of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela’s birth. While...
  • Here’s why Trump and Obama could loose a lot of social media followers

    From Donald Trump to Barack Obama, the bragging rights of Twitter’s most powerful are about to get seriously humbled. As Twitter stops counting tens of millions of followers to crack down on fraudulent and suspicious activity, everyday folks will take a hit to their follower counts, a measure of online popularity...
  • Former President Barack Obama thinks Democrats are right about President Trump

    Former President Barack Obama on Thursday told Democrats that their fears over President Donald Trump aren’t misplaced as he drummed up the need to get out and vote. “You are right to be concerned,” Obama said in his first public comments in months at a Democratic National Committee fundraiser...
  • Kanye West says he “couldn’t get anything done” with former President Obama,

    Rapper Kanye West this weekend professed his “love” for President Trump and complained that he “couldn’t get anything done” with former President Obama, according to a radio host who interviewed West. The interview with Hot 97 host Ebro Darden came after West expressed his unexpected support for conservative activist and Black Lives Matter...
  • Obama-backed committee targeting races in 11 states

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A Democratic group backed by former President Barack Obama said this week it plans to invest millions of dollars in state-level elections in 11 states this year, with its heaviest focus on Ohio. The National Democratic Redistricting Committee, led by former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder,...
  • Former President Obama encourages his followers to do this is 2018

    Former President Barack Obama posted a series of tweets Friday sharing positive news stories from 2017 he said “remind us what’s best about America” and encouraging followers to “keep changing the world in 2018.” “As we count down to the new year, we get to reflect and prepare for...
  • The Obama’s ARE invited to the Royal wedding!

    Britain’s Prince Harry (2L) kisses US First Lady Michelle Obama (2R) as he and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (C) and Catherine Duchess of Cambridge (L) greet US President Barack Obama (2R) and the First Lady for dinner at Kensington Palace in London, April 22, 2016. CHRIS RADBURN/AFP/Getty Images)...
  • Obama issues a warning in India: ‘Think before you tweet’

    Former president Barack Obama made a few pointed jibes — without actually naming President Trump — in remarks in New Delhi on Friday, taking on social media, climate-change deniers and religious intolerance. In a discussion period at a leadership forum, the former president was asked about his wife Michelle’s...
  • Former Obama Official Plans to Acquire The Weinstein Co., Implement Majority-Female Board

    Maria Contreras-Sweet previously ran the Small Business Adminstration. A former Obama administration official has made a bid to buy the embattled Weinstein Co. and replace the existing all-male board with a majority-female board, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Maria Contreras-Sweet, who ran the small Business Administration under President Barack Obama from...