The woman was identified as Medea Benjamin from the anti-war group Code Pink.
Remarks provided by the White House Press Office
“Our prayers are with the people of Oklahoma today,” Obama said, “and we’ll back up those prayers with deeds for as long as it takes.”
(WASHINGTON) — President Barack Obama will be meeting with his disaster response team, including Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, on Tuesday before delivering a statement on the devastating tornado that tore through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday.
Obama has declared a major disaster in Oklahoma, ordering federal aid to …
“Laws, hearts and minds have been changed to the point where someone who looks like you can serve as President,” said Obama
(WASHINGTON) — President Barack Obama is calling attention to his economic proposals and efforts to expand the middle class.
In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama says the U.S. should focus on attracting good jobs, educating workers and ensuring workers get paid a decent living.
Obama has been pushing those priorities …
On Capitol Hill, Republicans make clear that they will not be rushed in their investigations
(WASHINGTON) — President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced the resignation of the top official at the Internal Revenue Service following a controversy over the agency’s targeting of conservative political groups.
Obama, who has been criticized for appearing passive in his response to the matter, declared, “I am angry about it” and …
(WASHINGTON) — President Barack Obama is scheduled to deliver a statement at 6 p.m. regarding the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative groups for special review.
The president will make his remarks after discussing the IRS matter with Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew and his top deputy, Neil Wolin.
Obama has been …
The Administration has finally figured out that many of the region’s economies are strong enough global players now to be useful to the U.S. as bloc partners in its bid to stay ahead of China’s burgeoning trade and financial power
(WASHINGTON) — President Barack Obama said Monday he will not tolerate political bias at the Internal Revenue Service and promised to get to the bottom of the agency’s admitted targeting of conservative groups.
Obama, in his first comments on the revelations of political targeting at the tax agency, said he learned about them from …
I may have swung a bit too hard, putting Barack Obama’s Administration in the same league as Franklin Roosevelt’s and Richard Nixon’s when it comes to the Internal Revenue Service. The situation remains a major embarrassment, though.
(WASHINGTON) — President Barack Obama is welcoming British Prime Minister David Cameron to the White House for talks on subjects ranging from Syria’s civil war to preparations for a coming summit of the world’s leading …