Former US president Barack Obama makes rare re-entry into politics for ‘Dreamers’

Former US president Barack Obama Former US president Barack Obama has censured his successor over ending an amnesty for 800,000 people brought to America illegally as children. In a rare and lengthy statement following the end of his tenure, the first African American president described Trump’s move as “wrong,” “self-defeating” and “cruel.” “To target these […]

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Republican lawmakers should show ‘political courage’ and save Obamacare

Former US President Barack Obama Former US President Barack Obama’s spokesman has urged Republican lawmakers to show “political courage” and save his signature health insurance program, which covers some 20 million Americans.  In a statement on Friday, Kevin Lewis emphasized that Obamacare law has made America “stronger and healthier.” “President Obama has always said we […]

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Republican leaders in Congress will investigate US President Donald Trump’s wiretap claims against Barack Obama

Barack Obama meets with then president-elect Donald Trump in the Oval Office in November. (Photo by Reuters) Republican leaders in Congress have appeared willing to honor US President Donald Trump’s request for an investigation after he claimed that his predecessor had his telephones wiretapped during the 2016 presidential campaign. In his latest tweets, Trump claimed […]

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US President Donald Trump seeks congressional probe into claims that Barack Obama administration wire-tapped him

A day after President Donald Trump alleged – without offering any evidence – that then-President Barack Obama had ordered the wiretapping of the Republican’s campaign headquarters, the White House said it won’t comment further until congressional oversight committees investigate the matter. In a statement, White House press secretary Sean Spicer cited unknown “reports” of “potentially […]

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