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Martellus Bennett Will Skip Patriots White House Visit

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 6, 2017 at 8:00pm 2/6/2017 at 8:00pm

New England Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett has announced he will skip the team’s trip to the White House when President Donald Trump honors them. The Patriots defeated the Atlanta Falcons in a thrilling Super Bowl on Sunday night:

“I haven’t thought about it. I am not going to go,” the New...

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Obamas Hold Final White House Party With Celebrity Friends

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 8:30pm 1/7/2017 at 8:30pm
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No president in recent memory has been more embraced by America’s celebrity class than Obama. Liberal Hollywood has celebrated with Obama at the White House countless times but this weekend they had one last hurrah.

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Obamas Send Last “Holiday” Card from White House

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 24, 2016 at 2:00pm 12/24/2016 at 2:00pm
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Tis indeed the season to be jolly . . . the Obamas last Christmas in the White House is a marvelous gift.

For the eighth—and blessedly last—straight year, the Obamas have sent out “holiday” cards.”

The New York Post reports:

For the eighth straight year, President Obama has refused to menti...

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Alaska Lawmakers Want to Block Obama’s Drilling Ban

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 6:00pm 12/22/2016 at 6:00pm

On Tuesday, President Barack Obama invoked a provision of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands act, a law from 1953, that allowed him to place “a permanent drilling ban on portions of the ocean floor from Virginia to Maine and along much of Alaska’s coast.” Overall, it adds up to almost 120...

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Russia “May Respond” to New “Destructive” U.S. Sanctions

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 1:00pm 12/21/2016 at 1:00pm

The U.S. Treasury Department released more sanctions against Russians and Russian companies for Russia’s annexation of the Ukrainian peninsula Crimea in March 2014. The Kremlin has lashed out against these new sanctions, saying the government may respond:

“We regret that Washington is continuing on this destructive path,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told...

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Irony Alert: Obama Tells Trump Not to Overuse Executive Orders

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 19, 2016 at 2:30pm 12/19/2016 at 2:30pm

PRECIOUS! During an interview with NPR, President Barack Obama advised president-elect Donald Trump not to abuse the executive orders privilege:

Should President-elect Trump, once he’s inaugurated, use his executive powers in the same way that you have?

I think that he is entirely within his lawful power to do so. Keep in mind...

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Obama Pranked by Staff With Stalking Snowmen

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 19, 2016 at 10:00am 12/19/2016 at 10:00am

White House staffers placed four snowmen in the Rose Garden for Christmas decorations, but a few decided to use them as pranks on President Barack Obama after he called them creepy:

In an Instagram post this weekend, Souza showed a snowman decoration looking in on Obama through a window in the Oval...

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White House Pressuring Cuba to Make Deals With GE, Google

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 8:00pm 12/1/2016 at 8:00pm

With President-elect Donald Trump a month away from taking the White House, President Barack Obama’s administration has put pressure on Cuba’s regime to make deals with GE and Google for the companies to operate on the island:

White House officials are unsure how Mr. Trump, the president-elect, will approach Mr. Obama’s Cuba...

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Trump, Obama Meet at White House Over Transition of Power

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 2:30pm 11/10/2016 at 2:30pm

President-elect Donald Trump and President Barack Obama met at the White House for around 90 minutes to discuss transition of power. Trump called Obama a very good man and hopes to work with him in the future, while Obama called the meeting excellent:

Obama said the two men talked about foreign policy...

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White House, Hillary Campaign Worked on Iran Nuclear Deal Talking Points

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 10, 2016 at 3:00pm 10/10/2016 at 3:00pm

Emails from Hillary’s campaign shows her officials and those in the White House worked together on establishing talking points for the Iran nuclear deal. From The Washington Free Beacon:

On April 2, 2015, communication sent from top White House press liaison Eric Shultz to Clinton campaign communications director Jennifer Palmieri includes several...

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Report: White House Worked With Hillary Campaign Over Email Scandal

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 7, 2016 at 7:00am 10/7/2016 at 7:00am

The Republican National Committee (RNC) provided a few documents to The Wall Street Journal that shows the White House worked with Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign over her private email server when she served as secretary of state:

Their discussion included a request from...

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White House: Fight Against ISIS ‘Just a War of Narratives’

White House: Fight Against ISIS 'Just a War of Narratives’
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 19, 2016 at 9:54am 9/19/2016 at 9:54am
White House: Fight Against ISIS 'Just a War of Narratives’

Authorities now believe the bombing that rocked lower Manhattan Saturday night was an act of international terrorism and announced their search for 28-year-old Ahmad Khan Rahami.

Meanwhile, White House Press Secretary, Josh Earnst, joined MSNBC where he suggested...

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White House Enlists Biden to Talk About Rape Culture

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 11:00am 6/15/2016 at 11:00am

The White House held a State of Women Summit this week and for some reason, chose Vice President Joe Biden to represent the Obama administration at the event.

Joe Biden isn’t guilty of any crimes against women but he does have a demonstrable habit of being a little too intimate with ladies.

Wired...

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Former Defense Secretaries Unload on White House

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 12:30pm 4/9/2016 at 12:30pm

Bret Baier of FOX News recently did a report on how the military has shrunk under Obama, and the response was so great, he went back and aired interviews that didn’t make it into the program.

Baier spoke with three of Obama’s former secretaries of defense, and they all told a...

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White House: “We’ll do audacious executive action”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 6:30pm 1/13/2016 at 6:30pm

What better way to start the new year than a little “audacious” executive action?

White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough told reporters at a Christian Science Monitor breakfast, “we’ll do audacious executive action throughout the course of the rest of the year, I am confident of that.”

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White House Joins Snapchat

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 11, 2016 at 7:20pm 1/11/2016 at 7:20pm

Monday morning, the White House announced they’d added another social media platform to their repertoire — Snapchat.

Beginning as an app that allowed users to privately share photo messages with friends, messages that would vanish after viewing (it’s biggest selling point early on), Snapchat quickly evolved to include video messaging, a...

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Chuck Hagel Slams the White House

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 5:00pm 12/20/2015 at 5:00pm

Chuck Hagel was Obama’s third Defense Secretary–the other two: Robert Gates and Leon Panetta–to leave his position under difficult circumstances.

As late as November 19, 2014, Hagel told Charlie Rose that he didn’t wake up in the morning worried about his job, and in less than a week, on the 24th of...

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