The Obamas selected artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald for the paintings, which take their place in the National Portrait Gallery’s collection of presidential portraits
It is the first shutdown ever to happen while the same party, the Republicans, controls Congress and the White House
Àccording to a poll by the Gallup organisation, Obama edged out Donald Trump by 17 per cent to 14 per cent, while Clinton edged out Michelle Obama by nine per cent to seven per cent.
The demands were quickly denounced by Democratic leaders in Congress who had hoped to forge a deal with President Trump to protect younger immigrants, known as “dreamers,” who were brought to the United States illegally as children
The Republican president had met with Democratic congressional leaders on Wednesday to discuss the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
Washington state’s attorney general, Bob Ferguson, called it part of a “dark time for our country”
In a statement on Tuesday afternoon, Obama conceded that immigration is a complicated and controversial topic over which people of goodwill can have reasonable disagreements
The move on the sale, which included thousands of bombs and rockets and was originally agreed by former President Barack Obama’s administration, was announced by the Pentagon’s Defence Security Cooperation Agency.
The Defence Security Cooperation Agency delivered their certification of the foreign military sale to Congress, as required by law, on August 2, according to United Press International
In recent times however we may start with Joseph Desire Mobutu who having helped the Belgian Monarch and the CIA to murder Africa hero Patrice Lumumba assumed the unmerited leadership of the Congo. And as soon as he found himself on the…
These leaders will include Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and the two Bushes, George Jnr and his father
Voting in the early hours, three Republican Senators - John McCain, Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski - crossed party lines to join Democrats in a dramatic 49 to 51 vote to reject a “skinny repeal” bill that would have killed some parts of…