US President Barack Obama has said he may speak out after leaving office if he feels his successor Donald Trump is threatening core American values.
By convention, former presidents tend to leave the political fray and avoid commenting on their successors, but speaking at a news conference at the Apec summit in Lima, Peru, Obama said he intended to assist Trump and give him time to outline his vision.
He said that, as a private citizen, he might speak out on certain […]
President-elect Donald Trump is in for a quick wake-up call and will have to adjust his temperament when he confronts the realities of his new job on Jan. 20, President Barack Obama said on Monday.
In a news conference at the White House, Obama said the freewheeling Trump could not be as outspoken as he was during the long and bitter campaign that ended last week with the Republican’s surprise win over Democrat Hillary Clinton.
Subdued and carefully choosing his words, Obama […]
US president-elect, Donald Trump, says he looks forward to seeking counsel from President Barack Obama as he prepares to enter the White House, a media report said on Thursday.
Trump, noting he had never met Obama, calls him a good man and said the two had discussed both “wonderful” things and the “difficult” challenges the country faces.
After a nearly 90 minutes meeting in the Oval Office, Obama said they discussed organisational issues related to the presidential transition as well as foreign […]
The United States President-elect Donald Trump yesterday broke protocol by barring journalists from his first meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House.
At the end of the meeting, Obama described his conversation with Trump as “excellent” and “wide-ranging”, and stressed that his number one priority was facilitating a smooth transition of power.
Trump said he looked forward to dealing with Obama in the future, calling it a “great honour.”
The White House said that long before Trump’s stunning upset over Hillary […]
President Obama and president-elect Donald Trump met yesterday at the White House and what an awkward scene it was. They spent 90minutes together, a meeting Donald Trump said he thought would last 10-15 minutes.
It was the very first time both men will meet each other, as Obama showed Trump, his wife Melania, Vice president elect Mike Pence, Mrs Pence and House Speaker Paul Ryan round the White House.
Both of them said good things about each other […]
US President Barack Obama and his successor, Donald Trump, have met at the White House, a day after the billionaire businessman was declared the winner of the country’s election.
Obama called Thursday’s 90-minute meeting in the Oval Office “excellent”, while Trump said he looked forward to receiving the outgoing president’s “counsel.”
“We now are going to want to do everything we can to help you succeed because if you succeed, the country succeeds,” Obama told Trump.
The two men, who have been harshly […]
It has been revealed that after she lost to Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton cried profusely and spoke incoherently in tears to a friend.
The revelation was made by American author, Ed Klein, who is a close ally of Clinton.
Klein made the revelation when he joined Steve Malzberg for an interview on Newsmax TV on Wednesday after Donald Trump shocked the world by winning the US presidency in his first ever political race.
Klein said Hillary Clinton called a friend and couldn’t stop […]
Donald Trump’s victory at the highly contested U.S Presidential elections has attracted hilarious social media trolls targeted at Democratic Party leaders, Hillary Clinton and President Barack Obama.
This is a hilarious meme currently trending online as it paints the picture of Donald Trump’s takeover of the White House after beating Hillary Clinton in a heated presidential election that stunned the world who queued behind the Democrats in staunch confidence.
The controversial Trump was photo-shopped into a policeman alongside his party mate and […]
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has come under fire from critics after admitting part of his recent “Change Begins With Me” speech was copied from US President Barack Obama’s 2008 victory speech.
Buhari announced the social initiative earlier this month urging Nigerians to stop bribing and littering in a programme that continues his “war against indiscipline” launched while serving as military ruler in the 1980’s.
“We must resist the temptation to fall back on the same partisanship, pettiness and immaturity that have poisoned […]
President Barack Obama will meet with the leaders of Iraq, Nigeria and Colombia on the sidelines of the annual United Nations General Assembly gathering next week, the White House said on Friday.
Obama will hold separate sessions with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, White House deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes told reporters on a call.
Obama is not expected to meet with Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, Rhodes said. The White House […]