President Barack Obama gave his farewell speech and lamented inequality, saying, “For all the real progress we’ve made, we know it’s not enough. Our economy doesn’t work as well or grow as fast when a few prosper at the expense of a growing middle class.” Obama continued, “But stark inequality
A key part of President Barack Obama’s legacy includes the administration’s refusal to prosecute any officials from President George W. Bush’s administration for torture.
The lame duck period is rarely a productive time for a president, and through the course of four to eight years they undoubtedly make some enemies they would like to payback.
The famous United States stock index known as the Dow Jones Industrial Average (or simply the Dow) flirted with approaching a historic high of 20,000. The index, which shows how the largest 30 companies publicly traded in the U.S. are performing, is considered a key indicator of how well U.S.
President Barack Obama blocked a sale of U.S. weapons to Saudi Arabia, citing concerns about Saudi war crimes in Yemen.
Nearing end of second term, Obama administration maintains it has waged warfare legally irrespective of the toll it has taken on numerous countries
President Barack Obama expanded and institutionalized several powers, especially related to national security, which will make it easier for Trump to impose his authority.
Next Cold War Roundup 11/1/16: Iraqi forces entered the city of Mosul and are advancing rapidly. Russia continues a halt on airstrikes in Aleppo as rebels led by al Qaeda launched an offensive in Aleppo. Turkey masses forces on borders. Experts warn of open-ended conflict with Russia. US politicians continue
In 2008, Obama’s economic advisor told John Podesta that the new president should not criticize the AIG bailout but also keep his distance from it.
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