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Top Obama aides 'sorry' they did not recognize Armenian genocide
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As a presidential candidate in 2008, Obama promised that he would formally recognize an Armenian genocide as historical fact. But as president, he passed up multiple chances to do so, including in 2015, when Armenians marked the 100th anniversary of ...

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Life after the White House: How Obama spent his first year out of office - NBCNews.comLife after the White House: How Obama spent his first year out of office - NBCNews.com
In the year after he handed the most powerful job in the world to Donald Trump, Obama's foray into post-presidential life has included globe-trotting, book-writing, speech-giving and the unmistakable perks of semiprivate life — like sleep and nights ...
 
Did Trump Criticize Obama for a Lack of Leadership During the 2013 Government Shutdown? - Snopes.comDid Trump Criticize Obama for a Lack of Leadership During the 2013 Government Shutdown? - Snopes.com
In October 2013, during the administration of President Barack Obama, the United States government underwent a budget impasse that led to a shutdown, resulting in most routine government operations being curtailed for the first seventeen days of the ...
 
Trump claims credit for what is still mostly Obama's economy - Charleston Post CourierTrump claims credit for what is still mostly Obama's economy - Charleston Post Courier
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump relentlessly congratulates himself for the healthy state of the U.S. economy, with its steady growth, low unemployment, busier factories and confident consumers. But in the year since Trump's inauguration, most ...
 
Sepp Blatter told Obama US lost 2022 World Cup bid before vote - ESPN (blog)Sepp Blatter told Obama US lost 2022 World Cup bid before vote - ESPN (blog)
Sepp Blatter called United States president Barack Obama before FIFA awarded the 2022 World Cup to Qatar to tell him the U.S. was likely going to lose out, the former FIFA president is quoted as saying in a new book. Blatter, who has claimed he always ...
 
In post-presidency, Obama finds balancing act in countering Trump - WTOPIn post-presidency, Obama finds balancing act in countering Trump - WTOP
“There's a difference between that normal functioning of politics and certain issues or certain moments where I think our core values may be at stake,” Obama said. In a year's span, Obama spoke out four separate times with vocal objection to a policy ...
 
The vanishing Obama presidency - NewsdayThe vanishing Obama presidency - Newsday
Deep Obama administration reductions in offshore drilling leases are in the process of being reversed. Education: The Obama Education Department's Title IX “guidance” to colleges and universities mandating how to treat sexual assault cases has been ...
 
The Final Year review – Obama's legacy pitch - The GuardianThe Final Year review – Obama's legacy pitch - The Guardian
Greg Barker's slick, fly-on-the-wall documentary tracks Barack Obama's final year in office, focusing on his administration's foreign policy. Interesting, given that this part of the Obama presidency has been robustly criticised, though perhaps the ...
 
'A big mistake': Robert Gates now says he opposed Obama timeline to pull troops from Afghanistan - Seattle Times'A big mistake': Robert Gates now says he opposed Obama timeline to pull troops from Afghanistan - Seattle Times
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he argued against President Obama's Afghanistan war strategy that set dates for the drawdown of U.S. troops. He supports a decision by President Donald Trump to end such timelines. In an interview with The ...
 
A year of Trump: Reversing Obama-era environmental policies - Aljazeera.comA year of Trump: Reversing Obama-era environmental policies - Aljazeera.com
In his first year in power, President Donald Trump has stripped away many Obama-era environmental policies. His announcement last June that the US would pull out of the Paris Agreement in 2020 met with global disapproval and left the US isolated. It ...
 
Top Obama aides 'sorry' they did not recognize Armenian genocide - PoliticoTop Obama aides 'sorry' they did not recognize Armenian genocide - Politico
As a presidential candidate in 2008, Obama promised that he would formally recognize an Armenian genocide as historical fact. But as president, he passed up multiple chances to do so, including in 2015, when Armenians marked the 100th anniversary of ...