More White House Articles

  • Border surge overwhelming, officials tell Congress

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Tens of thousands of children streaming from chaotic Central American nations to the U.S. border have overwhelmed the government's ability to respond, senior Obama administration officials testified Wednesday as they urged senators to agree to the president's emergency...

  • How a campaign move on immigration is haunting Obama now

    The border crisis is forcing President Obama to pay the price for a re-election move he made two years ago.

  • Three reasons to impeach President Obama

    Last month, I got my first email calling for the impeachment of President Obama.

  • AFL-CIO urges Obama to circumvent Congress on immigration

    AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka launched a petition Wednesday calling on President Obama to bypass Congress on the current immigration surge and to instead use his executive authority to aid the people flooding the southwestern U.S. border.

  • Censorship: 38 journalism groups slam Obama's 'politically-driven suppression of news'

    38 journalism groups have assailed the president's team for censoring media coverage, limiting access to top officials and "politically-driven suppression of the news."

  • 'I'm not concerned about who gets angry': Democratic representative receiving pushback from White House over border criticism?

    The Obama administration is apparently pushing back against its critics on the immigration crisis, warning at least a few Democratic members of Congress to tread lightly, according to Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas.

  • NBC News' Chuck Todd: Obama administration looks like it's 'struggling to run the government'

    An MSNBC panel suggested Wednesday that the myriad of scandals surrounding the White House have finally overwhelmed top Obama officials, giving off the sense that the administration is "struggling to run the government."

  • Obama asks Congress for $3.7 billion to handle border crisis

    President Obama is asking Congress for $3.7 billion to respond to the immigration crisis at the Texas border — nearly twice as much as early reports expected him to request.

  • Obama intervenes in Afghan presidential election

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has taken the unusual step of intervening in a foreign election, asking both candidates in Afghanistan's disputed presidential race to allow the process for investigating fraud claims to go forward and threatening a cutoff in U.S. aid if...

  • Obama urgently asks $3.7 billion for border crisis

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama appealed to Congress on Tuesday for $3.7 billion in emergency spending to deal with the immigration crisis on the nation's southern border, where unaccompanied children have been showing up by the thousands in a human drama that's causing a political...

  • Under siege, White House brings on new lawyer

    Lawyer Neil Eggleston returned to a White House under siege this week as newly minted White House counsel.

  • For Obama, 'hope' becomes fight against cynicism

    WASHINGTON (AP) — To hear President Barack Obama describe it, there's a creeping case of cynicism setting in across the country, leading Americans to suspect that not only is Washington broken, it's beyond fixing. If that line of thinking continues, it could become a self-fulfilling prophecy...

  • Obama seeks $615 million to fight wildfires

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $615 million to help fight wildfires as the summer season is already prompting blazes across western states. The White House said Obama will submit the request along with a bigger, $3.7 billion proposal to confront a wave of...

  • Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Tackling what he has called a humanitarian crisis, President Barack Obama on Tuesday asked Congress for $3.7 billion to cope with a tide of minors from Central America who are illegally crossing the U.S. border, straining immigration resources and causing a political...

  • Obama seeks $3.8 billion to deal with border kids

    The Associated Press has learned that President Obama is asking Congress for $3.8 billion to confront the influx of minors from Central America. The figure also includes extra money for fighting wildfires in the West.

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