President Barack Obama's historic trip to Cuba officially began Monday as President Raúl Castro greeted him with a military honor guard and the playing of the U.S. and Cuban national anthems at the Revolutionary Palace here.
Obama: "There are thoughtful conservatives - good people in the Republican Party, good people who are Republican voters who care about poverty and they care about climate, and don't resort to insults, and are troubled by what's happening inside their own party."
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday presented a long-awaited roadmap to close the controversial U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, saying it was time to shutter a facility that betrayed U.S. interests and values.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday asked Congress to set aside $1.9 billion to respond to the Zika virus abroad and to prepare for it in the United States, saying the funds are necessary to halt the spread of the disease and "protect the health and safety of Americans."
The Obama administration is attempting to assemble a network of shelters on U.S. military bases and other federal facilities to lodge thousands of children awaiting immigration proceedings after fleeing violence in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.
U.S. President Barack Obama told Democratic supporters Thursday not to "despair" over the Supreme Court's decision to issue a stay on the administration's Clean Power Plan to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, saying that "we are very confident we are on strong legal footing here."