Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to a joint session of Congress Tuesday in defiance of the White House, as tensions between the U.S. and Israel escalate over a possible nuclear deal with Iran. President Obama later said the speech didn’t “offer any viable alternatives.”
A year after NCLR President Janet Murguia called Obama the “deporter-in-chief,” she will rip into Republicans at the NCLR Capital Awards Tuesday, in prepared remarks viewed by BuzzFeed News. “Our complaint is not partisan, it is personal.”
In an interview, President Obama says Iran must halt and dial back its nuclear program for “double-digit years” if it ever hopes to reach a deal to ease sanctions.
“It is time the prime minister listened to us before he wrecks our strategic interests with our closest ally. Nothing good for Israel can come from humiliating the U.S. president.”
“What I worry about is that this president’s hesitancy in going all the way and defeating ISIS may be linked…to his overarching desire to get a deal with Iran.”
“The fact of the matter is that in the last two to three years, all that bad blood is starting to trickle down into the structural elements of the U.S.–Israel relationship. And that is dangerous for everyone.”
According to Reddit, users left millions of comments and placed 15,000 calls to members of the FCC to lobby for an open internet.
Anti-Abbott graffiti just got made official.
Maslenitsa, or “Pancake Week,” celebrates the end of winter in Russia and Ukraine. This year, with relations between Russia and the West at a historic low, some revelers got political.
Nothing “but their suitability for service should preclude” transgender people from serving in the military, Defense Secretary Ash Carter says. The White House agrees, but the next steps remain unclear.
Following a district court judge’s decision that put Obama’s immigration executive actions on hold, the administration asked the judge to stay his injunction during the administration’s appeal.
“He learned all kinds of things wherever he was educated. He spent time in Indonesia and their schools there and this is exactly what they taught there. It’s probably close to what he believes.”
In reelection campaign, Netanyahu uses the stance he has taken against the White House to campaign for more votes.
Civilian deaths and injuries in Afghanistan hit a grim milestone last year. Children were hit hardest, with over 2,000 causalities.
“Something is unusually the same with this President and the regime in Iran: the lack of rule of law.”
Public statements from top officials indicate the White House will keep sending military hardware designed for the battlefield to local police forces after Ferguson.
The Department of Homeland Security has suspended plans to begin accepting deportation deferment requests on Wednesday, Feb. 18.
In a letter obtained by BuzzFeed News, Friends of the Parks asks for a personal audience with President Obama and the First Lady while in Chicago this week. They also warn that if the Obama foundation chooses the University of Chicago’s public park land bid, potential legal action could follow.
What ELSE would you want this Valentines-President Day weekend??
“One of his many liberal fantasies he fulfilling in his last two years,” says King.
BuzzFeed News spoke with the President on Staples and the Affordable Care Act.
BuzzFeed News spoke with the President on the death of Kayla Mueller.
BuzzFeed News spoke with the President on whether his successor will inherit his coalition.
BuzzFeed News spoke with the President about same sex marriage.
How did we get Obama to use a selfie stick? Oh, because he wants you to go to https://www.healthcare.gov.
The U.S. will focus on scientific research and civilian responders, Obama said. “Today we move into the next phase of the fight.”
“Very few that I talked to Craig trust this guy, our commander-in-chief, to prosecute a war in an appropriate fashion.”
In an interview with BuzzFeed News, the president had harsh words for the company, which is strictly limiting the hours of part-time workers as the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate kicks in.
President Obama will announce the U.S. military is significantly scaling back operations in West Africa.
Marriage equality has “hit a critical mass,” the president says in an interview with BuzzFeed News.