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How the White House Will Keep Obama's Tweets Alive While Handing Over Control of @POTUS

How the White House Will Keep Obama's Tweets Alive While Handing Over Control of @POTUS

Not all tweets go to heaven, it turns out. For social media posts attached to official government accounts, the White House has a plan. In late October, the White House released a "digital

Families of inmates are begging Obama for clemency before Trump takes over

Families of inmates with pending clemency petitions gathered for a candlelight vigil outside the White House on Monday night to urge President Obama to grant more clemencies before he leaves office.

Report: Pentagon squashed plan to save $125 billion in bureaucratic waste

"They’re all complaining that they don’t have any money..."

It’s totally legal for the incoming EPA chief to be suing the agency he’s about to run

Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency will be in a tricky spot on Day One. In the five years since he became Oklahoma’s attorney general, Scott Pruitt has used his legal

Isolating Russia: A Fool’s Errand

This post Isolating Russia: A Fool’s Errand appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Jim Rickards shows you why the U.S. and Russia are natural allies, not enemies. Is it too late for Trump — assuming he’s

Obama swings into action, will soon announce response to Russian hacks

"The administration is still finalizing the details..."

Obama sanctions Russian intelligence agencies over election hacking

Updated: 5:30 p.m. E.T. President Obama on Thursday announced sanctions against Russian intelligence services in response to their alleged interference in the U.S. presidential election. The
Trump Aide says U.S. Sanctions on Russia May be Disproportionate

Trump Aide says U.S. Sanctions on Russia May be Disproportionate

Putin is waiting to see how Trump acts once in office before responding to Obama's sanctions.

House investigative panel releases report calling for defunding of Planned Parenthood

"Planned Parenthood receives about $450 million annually in federal funds..."
7 Ways the White House Is Preserving President Obama's Social Accounts

7 Ways the White House Is Preserving President Obama's Social Accounts

Barack Obama has famously been the country's first social media president. Notably, his administration has used Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat as communication platforms. Now, with only two
Richard Haass: Obama's Hand-Off To Trump Is Worse Than What Bush Left Him

Richard Haass: Obama's Hand-Off To Trump Is Worse Than What Bush Left Him

President Obama's farewell address to the American people is a mere hours away, so the kind folks at Morning Joe are trashing him in epic fashion. The Council on Foreign Relations, spokesman Richard

Watch Live: President Obama Delivers Farewell Address In Chicago

This will be President Barack Obama's final speech as President of the United States. Watch with us. I will miss him, particularly in light of what is yet to come.

Obama outlines three threats to democracy in his final speech as president

President Barack Obama gave a farewell speech Monday night urging Americans to take steps to protect democracy, despite increasing political division ahead of the inauguration of President-elect
The Photos That Moved Them Most: The Obama Administration

The Photos That Moved Them Most: The Obama Administration

For eight years, Pete Souza has photographed President Obama's administration. Eight White House staffers reflect on their favorite moments
President Obama Designates New National Monuments Related To Civil Rights History

President Obama Designates New National Monuments Related To Civil Rights History

Just ahead of Martin Luther King Day, President Obama designated three new national monuments in the South and expanded two others on the West Coast. The new monuments honor the Civil Rights movement
You can now take a virtual reality tour of the White House

You can now take a virtual reality tour of the White House

If you’ve always wanted to tour the White House but never managed to make it out to Washington DC, then we’ve got some good news for you. Assuming you’ve got an Oculus Rift or Gear VR headset, you can

Santorum: 'Obama One Of The Most Vindictive Presidents'

During one of CNN's interminable panel discussions on State of the Union, Jake Tapper asked Rick Santorum (of all people) about how well President Obama took the slings and arrows of being

GIF of the Day: Chelsea Manning’s Sentence Commuted!!!

Holy crap! Finally some good news! President Obama, in his last days in office, has commuted the majority of the sentence of Wikileaks whistleblower Chelsea Manning. She will go free on May 17th, far
Obama Cuts Chelsea Manning’s Prison Sentence