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Trump Broke With Obama On This Major Issue For White House Aides

Non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) at the White House have been the topic of much conversation since former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman made the claim that President Donald Trump has been requiring them of his staff there, which…
By Lani Seelinger

These 9 Joe Biden Quotes About Obama Show Their Bromance Is Still Going Strong

On Monday, Barack Obama and Joe Biden made a surprise appearance at a Washington D.C. bakery, delighting customers and yucking it up with each other as they browsed the pastries. The former president and vice president are infamously close on a…
By Seth Millstein

This Former Top Obama Official Is Considering A Run For President In 2020

We haven't even hit the 2018 midterms yet, so the 2020 presidential election might seem like it's eons away. But even so, it's already time for the potential candidates to start weighing their decisions. There are signs that the race has already…
By Lani Seelinger

This New Presidents Poll Shows An Obama Vs. Trump Showdown That Won’t Please POTUS

President Trump has suggested that he's no fan of Barack Obama, and by all indications, the feeling is mutual. But on Wednesday, respondents in a new presidential poll ranked Obama much higher than Trump — or any other president they've lived under,…
By Seth Millstein

You Need To Read Obama's Statement About Trump Ripping Families Apart On World Refugee Day

As President Trump continued to draw condemnation for separating immigrant families at the border, former president Barack Obama honored World Refugee Day by urging Americans to show empathy, compassion and kindness to those who flee calamitous…
By Seth Millstein

Barack Obama Shared The 5 Books He's Reading & You Can Get One For Free Right Now

It's always good to hear from President Obama, especially when he's got reading suggestions to share. Barack Obama recommended six books on Facebook on June 16, and they're perfect for anyone who wants to do some heavy reading this summer. You don't…
By Kristian Wilson

Obama Is Apparently Holding Secret Meetings With These 2020 Presidential Possibles

It's been well over a year since Obama left office, but reminders keep dribbling out that he's far from having left the political sphere all together. In fact, a new report from Politico confirmed that besides encouraging political engagement…
By Lani Seelinger

Some People Are Canceling Their Netflix Accounts Because … Obama

Even at the end of their time in the White House, the Obamas retained a high level of popularity. With that, though, came a high level of animosity from the other side. This animosity seems to have lasted well past the end of President Obama’s…
By Lani Seelinger

The Obamas & Netflix Are Teaming Up And It's So Major

Netflix regularly offers its subscribers reasons to be very excited, but their latest news will likely bring it to another level entirely. Netflix has just announced that Barack and Michelle Obama signed a Netflix contract to produce content for the…
By Lani Seelinger

Obama Just Responded To Trump's Iran Deal Decision & He Didn't Hold Back

On Tuesday, as was anticipated, President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), better known as the Iran deal. President Barack Obama responded to Trump's decision to withdraw, excoriating the…
By Monica Busch

You've Definitely Never Heard Of These 7 Things About Elena Kagan

Saturday is Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan's 58h birthday. Kagan was the last of President Obama's Supreme Court nominees to be confirmed — or even given a hearing — by the Senate, and has emerged as a crucial liberal vote on the closely-divided…
By Seth Millstein

Melania Trump Went To Barbara Bush's Funeral & This Moment With Obama Caught Twitter's Eye

The funeral for former first lady Barbara Bush, who passed away this week at the age of 92, took place on Saturday. It saw some prominent figures turn out to pay their respects, including Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton, as well as Barack Obama and…
By Chris Tognotti

This Video Of Obama Talking About Fake News Has A Message You Didn't See Coming

On Tuesday, BuzzFeed posted a video of what appears to be former President Obama giving a public service announcement about fake news before insulting President Trump. The video is fake, of course, as Obama would likely never say something like that…
By Seth Millstein

James Comey Says Obama Almost Made Him Cry & The Story Behind It Is Actually Touching

Late in the 2016 election, former FBI Director James Comey sent a letter to Congress announcing a renewed investigation of Hillary Clinton's emails, a letter that polling suggests may have had a major impact on the outcome. After the race was over,…
By Chris Tognotti

Trump Lost To Obama In This New Survey & It's Gonna Sting

Time and again, media outlets have reported that President Donald Trump is a pretty big fan of polls — especially the ones that portray him as well-liked among the masses. But there is one survey that the president may not be too excited to tweet…
By Mehreen Kasana

Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Have Decided If The Obamas Are Invited To Their Wedding

Soon after the news of Prince Harry's engagement to American actress Meghan Markle was announced, speculation on who would make the guest list began. Now, one burning question has finally received an answer: the Obamas won't get an invite to the…
By Lani Seelinger

Trump Now Has A Nickname For Obama & It’s Actually Really Confusing

Lyin' Ted, Crooked Hillary, Little Marco — President Trump's nicknames for his political opponents are many and varied. They often at least have some peg to a piece of news or a well-known stereotype — but apparently, that isn't always the case.…
By Lani Seelinger

Obama Tweeted About March For Our Lives & It Was So Encouraging

Students rallying across the country for gun control were spurred on by President Obama on Saturday. Obama's tweet supporting March for Our Lives credits young people with "leading us forward." Obama tweeted, "Michelle and I are so inspired by all…
By Joseph D. Lyons

You Need To Read The Heart-Wrenching Letter That The Obamas Wrote To Parkland Students

In the aftermath of the deadly shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, last month, former president Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama wrote a letter to the survivors. According to a copy that Mic obtained and…
By Chris Tognotti

Obama Shaded Trump HARD In His Latest Speech, Without Even Uttering His Name

In a private speech at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Friday, former president Barack Obama took a veiled swipe at President Trump, boasting that the Obama White House was free of "scandals that embarrassed us. Although the former…
By Seth Millstein