President Obama

07/26/17- The new book Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama  is written by David Garrow who spent 9 years writing this story. The book looks at key points in the President’s life including Sheila Jager which Garrow says, “no journalist ever made an effort to find”. Find out who Sheila is after you listen. Like […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Valerie Jarrett, one of Barack Obama’s closest and longest-serving aides during his presidency, has a book deal. Viking told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Jarrett is working on a book that will combine personal history and civic advice. The book is currently untitled and scheduled for 2019. “I don’t want […]

Roland Martin shared some details of the library, along with video provided by The Obama Foundation of the plans for the site.

On Monday at the University of Chicago, the former president will engage young adults on civic engagement and community organizing.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Susan Rice, Barack Obama‘s national security adviser and the latest target for Donald Trump’s embattled defenders, firmly denied on Tuesday that she or other Obama officials used secret intelligence reports to spy on Trump associates for political purposes. “Absolutely false,” Rice declared. The White House has seized on the idea that the […]

Former President Barack Obama is mad – and for good reason. According to The Wall Street Journal, Obama was reportedly furious about Trump’s unsubstantiated and absurd claims that Obama wiretapped Trump’s offices during the 2016 presidential campaign. Obama should be angry by Trump’s wild and baseless accusations — and, in fact, all clear-thinking Americans should […]

The former president weighed in on the new administration and the power of resistance.

12 p.m. Donald Trump is now the 45th president of the United States. He’s just taken the oath of office on the West Front of the Capitol. The combative billionaire businessman and television celebrity won election in November over Democrat Hillary Clinton, and today he’s leading a profoundly divided country — one that’s split between […]

Last week, T.I. penned a heartfelt farewell message to President Barack Obama, and now the rapper has decided to go in on president-elect Donald Trump. T.I. has previously stated that he refuses to accept that Trump won the election, now the rapper has decided to pen an open letter to our soon-to-be-president, which was published […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a last major act as president, Barack Obama cut short the sentences of 330 federal inmates convicted of drug crimes on Thursday, bringing his bid to correct what he’s called a systematic injustice to a climactic close. With his final offer of clemency, Obama brought his total number of commutations granted […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a few final moves and a round of goodbyes, President Barack Obama quietly closed out his presidency on Thursday and prepared for life as a private citizen, as the country readied itself for President-elect Donald Trump. Eight years after he started his presidency with a burst of activity and executive orders, […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Barack Obama stepped behind the White House podium for the last time Wednesday, fielding questions from the crush of journalists crammed in for the occasion and offering assurances to Americans watching on TV. But at times, his answers seemed aimed at an audience of one: the man who will replace him at […]