Articles Tagged with White House

‘SNL’s’ Cecily Strong To Host White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Cecily Strong ok with SNL changes

Cecily Strong, the 31-year-old comedian and third-year Saturday Night Live cast member, is hosting the White House Correspondents’ Dinner this weekend. In doing so, she will become just the fourth female and the first since Wanda Sykes hosted in 2009 to do so. Strong, an Illinois native and Second City improv comedy team alumni, received… Read more »

Obama’s White House Easter Ruined By Bees [Video]

Obama at the Easter Egg Roll, courtesy of Time.

President Obama’s attempt to read Where the Wild Things Are to a group of children at the White House was thwarted by a small swarm of bees. According to WND, Obama’s annual Easter Egg Roll was interrupted by the insects on Monday morning on the South Lawn of the White House. The bees didn’t attack… Read more »

Obama Urged To Do Something To Protect The Honeybees By Four Million Environmental Advocates

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President Obama is being swarmed by four million environmental activists pushing for substantial protections for honeybees. A massive coalition of food safety activists, beekeepers, citrus growers, farmers, environmentalists, and business leaders recently converged upon the White House to deliver a save the bees petition. The White House honeybees rally comes just prior to expected action… Read more »

Two White House Security Breaches Results In Brief Lockdowns And Arrests

Two people were arrested for breaching White House grounds.

Brief lockdowns of the White House were triggered when two people breached security on late Sunday night and early Monday morning. Both individuals have been arrested. One person was arrested around 11:30 p.m. Sunday evening after climbing over a bicycle rack that sits outside the main fence of the White House. The individual was charged… Read more »

Extremism Here At Home Is Far More Dangerous Than ISIS

Department of Homeland Security says domestic extremism huge threat

A three-day White House summit on violent extremism wrapped up Thursday, with President Obama focusing primarily on the threat of Islamist terrorism. However, the Department of Homeland Security is less concerned with ISIS, and more afraid of the extremism being bred at home. CNN detailed a DHS report on domestic extremism, namely from “right-wing sovereign… Read more »

Malaysia: U.S “Deeply Disappointed” In Anwar Ruling

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Malaysia’s top court on Tuesday upheld a conviction for sodomy in a controversial case involving opposition leader and one time Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim. The White House has said that it is “deeply disappointed” that Malaysia’s top court upheld the opposition leader’s sodomy conviction and sentenced him to five years in prison. Speaking from… Read more »

Sarah Palin Accidentally Raised Thousands For Hillary Clinton’s Campaign

Sarah Palin and Hillary Clinton.

Sarah Palin shocked the world when she admitted she was “seriously” considering running for president in 2016, especially after arguably ruining John McCain’s chances of winning against Obama six years ago. With super-conservative Sarah Palin making a sincere go at the White House, it’s especially embarrassing for her to accidentally throw $25,000 worth of support… Read more »

ISIS Threatens Obama Beheading In New Islamic State Video

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In another one of their ugly Islamist propaganda videos, ISIS threatened to behead President Obama at the White House. The new Islamic State video features a jihadist standing above a captured Kurdish soldier and threatening to turn the United States of America into a “Muslim Province.” The ISIS militant boasted, “Know, oh Obama, that we… Read more »

Unidentified ‘Device’ Discovered On White House Lawn [Breaking]

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The New York Times is reporting that an unidentified “device” has been recovered from the grounds of the White House lawn early Monday morning. The news, which has been confirmed by a spokesperson for President Obama added that the device posed no threat to security. It is unclear what the device is and how it… Read more »

YouTuber Bethany Mota Asks President Hard Hitting Question About Boko Haram

Bethany Mota and other YouTube stars ask the President surprisingly hard hitting questions--and also get their selfie on

When the White House announced that President Obama would be interviewed by YouTube sensations Bethany Mota, GloZell, and Hank Green, the press corps seems to have collectively rolled its eyes, according to Mediaite. “As the traditional political press has done before when the president has opted to give interviews to Entertainment Tonight or People magazine,… Read more »

Hillary Clinton Admits Being A ‘Little Bit Crazy’ To Run For President

Hillary Clinton Dead Broke

Hillary Clinton claimed her family’s financial status was near poverty level, after her and former president Bill Clinton left the White House. Hillary received a lot of criticism for her comments describing the family’s financial situation. Earlier last year, Hillary Clinton said this about her family’s economic circumstances. “You have no reason to remember, but… Read more »