CNN commentator Angela Rye had no patience for former Congressman Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) when he said the bar was lowered for President Barack Obama because of his race.
President Barack Obama has bid farewell to the nation in an emotional speech that sought to comfort a country on edge over rapid economic changes, persistent security threats and the election of Donald Trump.
President Barack Obama took his future-minded approach down toSXSW in Austin on Friday, delivering a hopeful message for those frustrated with government’s seeming hesitance to embrace technology at an appropriate rate. Obama, delivering the keynote for the tech corner of the heavily hyped Texan party, called on those gathered atSXSW and beyond to continue being actively engaged in politics and the world around them using any of the rapidly evolving methods available to them.
Though the United States’ unhealthy relationship with firearms would seemingly be an obvious source of much-needed improvement, the debate surrounding the implementation of proper gun control still remains a heated source of contention as we move into an election year. On Thursday, CNN sources revealed that President Barack Obamais planning to announce executive action “with the goal of expanding background checks on gun sales” within days.
In an effort to fix the nation’s criminal justice system, President Barack Obama is commuting the sentences of non-violent drug offenders. Today the Washington Post is reporting that the President has reduced the sentences of 46 inmates in an effort to reduce the prison population and operating costs. This comes before Obama’s visit to a federal prison Thusday in Oklahoma, and he’s also expected to speak on prison reform in a speech at the NAACP‘s annual conference in Philadelphia on Tuesday.
President Barack Obama is slated to speak at Nike’s campus in Beaverton, Ore. today, and the talk is set to have serious implications in regards to international trade.