Articles Tagged with White House

Ebola Quarantines: Is President Obama Hoping For An Outbreak?

Ebola Quarantines And The Loss Of Presidential Credibility

Ebola quarantines are in effect in four states thus far, according to Mediaite, with New Jersey, New York, Florida, and Illinois, leading the charge. The quarantines have been mandatory for healthcare workers — doctors, nurses, or anyone who has had contact with an Ebola patient — and they’ve already made at least one worker agitated…. Read more »

Secret Service Leaves White House To Deal With Domestic Issue Of Staffer

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Secret Service agents are once again at the center of a security and public relations controversy. Top Secret Service officials have still not uttered any justification for diverting agents from the White House area posts to go deal with a neighborhood dispute. “Operation Moonlight” involved a Secret Service employee who lived about an hour away… Read more »

Secret Service Director Resigns: Julia Pierson Steps Down

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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson has resigned. The controversy sparked by the man jumping the White House fence and making it inside the building to the Green Room sparked bi-partisan calls for either President Barack Obama to fire Pierson, the first female to be appointed as Secret Service Director. The Department of Homeland Security Secretary… Read more »

White House Fence Jumper Was In Possession Of Knife At The Time Of Breach

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As officials investigate two very serious breaches at the White House, the U.S. Secret Service, as The Inquisitr had reported earlier, has beefed up security at the presidential residence. Officials are also reviewing security protocols to make the White House more secure, reports KHOU. In one of the two separate instances of security breach at… Read more »

Hillary Clinton Chooses Not To Distance Herself From Obama

Bill and Hillary Clinton at the Harkin Steak Fry

While Hillary Clinton has not yet officially announced her candidacy for the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, she has gotten pretty close. The media and the public seem to believe that Hillary will almost certainly be running for president once Barack Obama leaves office. And in a political decision that some might consider unwise, Clinton decided… Read more »

ISIS: Is America Going To War?

According to statement by White House, America is at war with ISIS.

ISIS has been a debated topic within the United States for a while now. On September 10, President Barack Obama addressed the nation about the role America intended to play in controlling the threat of ISIS. He spoke of the group as ISIL, another name for ISIS or Islamic State, and explained the complete and… Read more »

Russia: U.S. Imports Ban Worries American Farmers

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Russia has instituted a U.S. food imports ban and fruits and vegetables from the European Union. Vladimir Putin’s country is the largest importer of American raised chicken in the world. Only a chocolate, champagne, and a few other food items form the United States are not expected to be a part of the food import… Read more »

Michelle Obama Stands Up For U.S. Veterans, Condemns Veteran Homelessness

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Michelle Obama has criticized the current situation of military veterans in the U.S., many of whom are currently subjected to homelessness. Speaking before 1,600 activists and government officials at the 2014 National Conference on Ending Homelessness in Washington D.C., the First Lady called the approximately 58,000 cases of homelessness among military veterans a “stain on… Read more »

Obama Administration Says U.S. Needs More Immigrants To Create A Younger Workforce

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The Obama administration said the president’s policies are not to blame for the ever increasing number of non-working individuals in America. President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers feel the trend was “inevitable” and caused by an aging United States population. To combat the issue, the president’s advisers suggest allowing more immigrants into the country in… Read more »

Illegal Immigration Surge: Obama Requests Nearly $4 Billion From Taxpayers

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President Obama is asking American taxpayers via Congress to pony-up $3.7 billion to address the illegal immigration problem along the Texas border. Governor Rick Perry says he has been sending letters to the Obama administration since 2010 to get help securing the border to stop the massive influx of illegal aliens, but the missives have… Read more »

Obama Abuse Of Power Lawsuit Sought By John Boehner

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John Boehner is filing an abuse of power lawsuit against President Barack Obama. The House Speaker stated after making the Wednesday announcement that the Obama lawsuit is not about impeachment but forcing the president to “faithfully execute the laws” of the United States. The House Speaker maintains that President Obama has not only ignored the… Read more »

Kim Dotcom Offers $5 Million Bounty To Whistleblowers

Kim Dotcom is offering whistleblowers $5 Million

Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom is offering a $5 Million bounty for information proving “unlawful or corrupt conduct” by the United States government in his case, The Guardian reports. Dotcom faces multiple legal battles stemming from the shutdown of his website, Megaupload, in January of 2012. The “cloud-storage” site, as Dotcom calls it, was widely used… Read more »

Tiananmen Square 25 Years Later: Mourning, Struggle, But Little Progress

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The Chinese government tightened security in and around Beijing this week, in anticipation of the 25 year anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protest of June 3-4, 1989. Fox News reports that the government’s tight security affected not only mourners who traveled to the public square, but also the friends and family of many of the… Read more »

Jay Carney Resigns As White House Press Secretary

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Jay Carney is resigning as the White House press secretary for the Obama administration. President Barack Obama announced today that Carney will step down from his post. The president uttered praise for the Carney, who has been battered by press questions about both the VA scandal and the Benghazi scandal as of late. President Obama… Read more »

Naked Man Arrested At White House

Secret Service arrests a Naked man at the White House

The Secret Service arrested a man who stripped naked at the White House security gate earlier today. He was charged with indecent exposure and assault, according to a report in the The Daily Caller. A reporter for the Caller happened to be on the scene for the incident, which took place around 2:45 pm today… Read more »