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How Obama & Trump Celebrated Their Birthdays Shows A Sharp Divide Between The Two Men

With a combined 129 years of life, there have been a lot of birthdays between President Donald Trump and his predecessor Barack Obama. Usually the two men are compared in the political arena, but how Obama and Trump celebrate their birthdays also…
By Caitlin Cruz

4 Times Trump Criticized Obama For Things He Also Ended Up Doing As President

When Donald Trump talks about former President Barack Obama, it's rarely in a positive way. It started with Trump's repeated claims that Obama was not actually born in America (he was) and branched out to include jabs at how much he played golf or…
By Caitlin Cruz

Beto O’Rourke Reportedly Met With A Former President & The 2020 Rumor Mill Is Spinning

The Democratic congressman from Texas whose unsuccessful midterm campaign against Republican Sen. Ted Cruz propelled him into the national spotlight has reportedly sought advice from the former president many have compared him to. Beto O’Rourke met…
By Lauren Holter

The Obama Administration Used Tear Gas At The Border, Too — Here's What To Know

President Trump drew heavy criticism after images surfaced of U.S. troops using tear gas against immigrant children at the Mexican border. In a press conference Tuesday, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders defended border troops'…
By Seth Millstein

Obama Had A Quick Comeback For The Hecklers Who Were Disrupting His Speech — VIDEOS

Barack Obama paid a visit to Florida on Friday to campaign for Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum and Sen. Bill Nelson, the Democratic candidates for governor and Senate, respectively. During his speech, the former president was heckled several times,…
By Seth Millstein

How Obama Wanted To Be Portrayed In His Presidential Portrait Says A Lot About Him

The unveiling of Kehinde Wiley’s portrait of the 44th president was one of the most important days of the former president's public life since leaving the White House. But the artist known for depicting African-Americans in front of floral backdrops…
By Lauren Holter

Photos Of Trump & Pence Vs. Obama & Biden Show How Different Their Relationships Are

After eight years of the bromance between Barack Obama and Joe Biden, the relationship between Donald Trump and Mike Pence is under scrutiny. As all four men have held some of the most highly photographed jobs in the world, photos over the years…
By Caitlin Cruz

Obama's Latest List Of Midterm Endorsements Has Some Potentially History-Making Women

Barack Obama's deep into the midterm campaign trail for the Democrats, and he's making sure that not just the people showing up for his speeches know who he's supporting. Obama released his second midterms 2018 endorsement list of Democratic…
By Lani Seelinger

Tomi Lahren Sent Michelle Obama A Harsh Message Over This Comment

Conservative commentator and Fox News host Tomi Lahren has never shied away from airing criticism of anything related to the Obama administration, and she took issue with the former first lady on Twitter on Monday morning. Lahren told Michelle Obama…
By Lani Seelinger

Trump's & Obama's Quotes About America Highlight Their Different Versions Of Progress

It's no secret that presidents often differ about what they think their country needs, and comparing Presidents Donald Trump and Barack Obama's quotes about America proves this to be true. Each has, over the years, highlighted various facts and…
By Monica Busch

George Conway Ripped Into Trump For Trashing Obama Over A Comment From 10 Years Ago

Once, former president Barack Obama said that he had been to "57 states" at a campaign rally in 2008. Now, about ten years later, President Donald Trump has latched onto that comment as a way of criticizing his predecessor — but he hasn't gotten…
By Lani Seelinger

Trump Spelled Obama's Name Wrong In A Now-Deleted Tweet Praising Himself

President Donald Trump isn't exactly known for his spelling prowess on Twitter. While many of those mistakes end up preserved in the Twitter record forever, others are just too egregious to stay. In an error that fell into the latter category on…
By Lani Seelinger

Here's Why Obama Was "Booted" From Disneyland As A Rebellious Teen

While campaigning in California on Saturday, former President Barack Obama shared some mischief from Disneyland during his youth and the consequences thereof — much to Twitter's surprise. At the park for a Cool & the Gang concert decades ago, the…
By Joseph D. Lyons

Obama Welcomed Joe Biden Back To Instagram With A Throwback Bestie Selfie

Former President Barack Obama continued the internet's favorite bromance on Saturday with a sweet Instagram post. Obama welcomed Joe Biden back to Instagram with a throwback selfie of the pair — with the most Obama caption to match. "My brother and…
By Caitlin Cruz

Trump Probably Thought This Response To Obama's Speech Was A Sick Burn

In a speech at the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign Friday, Barack Obama delivered a harsh condemnation of President Trump and the Republican Party, calling out his successor by name for the first time since leaving office and telling…
By Seth Millstein

These Photos Of Kids With Obama Vs Trump Highlight One Of Their Biggest Differences

President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama are clearly two very different presidents with markedly different policy agendas. But how do the two men compare with it comes to interacting with America's future? While one is known for…
By Morgan Brinlee

Obama's Eulogy To McCain Subtly Spelled Out All The Ways The Senator Resisted Trump

At the Washington National Cathedral on Saturday, former President Barack Obama eulogized Sen. John McCain and his public service, while also subtly listing all the ways McCain resisted President Donald Trump. "So much of our politics... can seem…
By Caitlin Cruz

Obama Quotes About Joe Biden Vs. Trump Quotes About Mike Pence Are Like Night And Day

Every president serves alongside a vice president, but they don't always get along. The relationship between those who occupy the positions has long been a source of public fascination, and you can tell a lot about that relationship by looking how…
By Seth Millstein

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