By Meghashyam Mali | 11/26/13 01:59 PM
White House deputy press secretary Josh Earnest on Tuesday declined to rule out the possibility President Obama would use executive order to enact immigration reforms. “I don't want to speculate about what sort of actions the president might or might not take,” Earnest told reporters...
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/26/13 12:37 PM
National Security Adviser Susan Rice on Tuesday said the U.S. was surprised by Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s new conditions for signing a postwar security accord and that she was “sad and disappointed” by the delay. “It was stuff we had not seen or heard before in some respects,”...
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/25/13 06:13 PM
President Obama on Monday responded to critics from the Left who have urged him to issue more executive orders to bypass legislative opposition on key issues, arguing that he could not “nullify Congress." During a fundraiser for the Democratic National Committee in San Francisco, Obama was...
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/25/13 04:53 PM
National Security Adviser Susan Rice on Monday warned Afghan President Hamid Karzai that his refusal to sign a post-war security accord was “not viable” and that further delays would force the U.S. to begin planning for the withdrawal of all forces from Afghanistan.
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/25/13 03:56 PM
In an address in San Francisco, where he spoke primarily on immigration reform, Obama touted the Iran deal, saying that “clear-eyed and principled diplomacy” had prevailed. “We cannot close the door on diplomacy and we cannot rule out peaceful solutions to the world problems,” said...
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/25/13 03:06 PM
The White House on Monday defended their decision to schedule an event on the economy at DreamWorks, a film studio whose CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg is one of President Obama's major donors.
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/25/13 02:34 PM
The White House on Monday downplayed a slew of polls showing the public losing confidence in President Obama amid the botched rollout of his health care reform law. “We don’t follow the ups and downs of individual polls,” White House deputy press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters...
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/25/13 02:19 PM
The White House says it is “on track” to make the trouble-plagued healthcare.gov website working for most users by its Nov. 30 deadline, less than a week away.
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/23/13 11:33 PM
President Obama on Saturday night praised a nuclear deal between key world powers and Iran, calling it an "important first step” that includes “substantial limitations which will help prevent Iran from building a nuclear weapon.”
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/22/13 04:53 PM
President Obama on Friday, reflecting on the 50th anniversary of former President John F. Kennedy's assassination, praised the work of the Secret Service and said he does not worry about his own safety. "It's not something I think about," Obama told ABC News. "We have a Secret Service that...
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