“The administration’s position on this has not changed.”
Dan Pfeiffer: “It would be foolish to discount the possibility that the Republicans would consider going down that path.” Update: Boehner’s office says impeachment has been “ruled out.”
The Obama administration is joining with Congressional Democrats steering clear of the Cuellar-Cornyn border bill.
(It’s about roads and bridges.)
The president is delivering an address from the White House after the U.S. escalated sanctions against Russia Wednesday over the crisis in Ukraine.
The odds aren’t great against Hillary Clinton, but the Democratic governor from Maryland is doing the actual things people do before running for president: donors, new policies, campaign travel, distance from Obama. “I think people are going to be surprised at the amount of time he does this.”
“I know Brad [Jenkins] would be honored if you voted for his nomination,” the White House intern writes to a White House “Artists” email list.
The Obama administration is running TV, radio, and print ads in the countries where thousands of undocumented immigrants, many of them children, are coming from. The White House is asking Congress for money to run more.
“This isn’t theater. This is a problem.” Obama puts the border crisis on Congress’ shoulders.
“Together, all of you remind us that America is and always has been a nation of immigrants,” President Obama said.
Saba Ahmed made headlines this week when she stood up for Islam to a hostile conservative panel. Now she says she wants a job in the Obama administration.
“People are happy to let the president [move unilateraly] because leadership on both sides of the aisle know pretty well that the American people have Iraq fatigue pretty bad.”
New steps ban visas to officials involved in human rights abuses and cancels a US-funded military exercise in Uganda.
The president will send up to 300 military advisers to assist the Iraqi regime in its battle against ISIS, and is laying the groundwork for airstrikes.
“We broke the country, and we do need to fix it. But we need to do it without risking more men’s and women’s lives.”
“Opposing nearly everything and supporting hardly anything is not just a bad governing strategy, it is not a very good political strategy either,” says Josh Earnest.
At least one account used by high-level Obama administration officials got caught by the hack Wednesday.
“The country has to do some soul searching about this. This is becoming the norm.”
John Podesta tells reporters the Rose Garden ceremony was the right move and keeping Congress in the dark was a necessity.
Brandon Friedman, a decorated war veteran and Obama administration official, called for caution before making judgements on Bowe Bergdahl. “I unfortunately used my own poor judgment in choosing inappropriate language that many view as disparaging to U.S. service members.”
The president says he makes “no apologies” for the way Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl left Afghanistan.
The Obama administration turns its hipster quotient up to 11.
“At every one of these steps there have been folks who said it can’t be done,” the president said on a conference call Monday.
Josh Earnest takes over as the president’s top spokesperson.
The president hints that big changes are coming to the VA, but he says it’s going to take some more time before they do.
Michael Boggs tries to keep his personal opinions to himself at confirmation hearing.
On Tuesday, the fight over a pick for the federal bench goes before the TV cameras. The White House isn’t backing down.
Domestic-produced array mimics “typical size for the American house.”