Barack Obama

Obama not behind protests against Trump: Analyst

KONFRONTASI - Former US President Barack Obama or the Democratic Party have not been behind the near-daily protests against President Donald Trump, says an anti-war activist in Chicago.

In an interview with Press TV on Monday, Joe Iosbaker said that the democrats lost the election in November because they defended Wall Street bailouts, free trade deals that benefited financial firms involved in international trade.

Obama administration ruined ties with Moscow: Russia

KONFRONTASI - Russia says that the US’s former administration is to blame for Moscow, Washington relations being at their lowest level since the Cold War.

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov made the remark on Tuesday, while noting that former US President Barack Obama and his government “began to turn towards a strain, and then a confrontation with us long before the Ukrainian crisis.”  

The US and its allies blame Moscow for the strategic Black Sea peninsula of Crimea’s joining Russia following a referendum in March 2014.

Obama behind protests, White House leaks: Trump

KONFRONTASI - US President Donald Trump says his predecessor Barack Obama is personally behind the growing intelligence leaks and nationwide protests against his administration.

During a Fox News interview that aired on Tuesday, Trump was asked if he thought people from the Obama administration were “organizing” protests and taking other measures to undermine him.

"No, I think he is behind it. I also think it is politics, that's the way it is," Trump replied.

Obama ‘heartened’ by anti-Trump protests, spokesman says

KONFRONTASI - Former US President Barack Obama is “heartened” by protests, taking place against President Donald Trump’s recent ban on seven Muslim-majority countries.

Kevin Lewis, the spokesman for Obama in his post-presidency, said in an unexpected statement Monday that the 44th US president backs the rallies, further rejecting Trump’s claims that his measure is like one of Obama’s back in 2011.

Mantan Presiden Barack Obama 'Dijahili' Netizen Lewat Foto Ini

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Dua buah foto beredar di grup WhatsApp. Kedua foto tersebut menunjukkan 'hal aneh' yang dilakukan mantan Presiden Amerika Serikat, Barack Obama.

Foto yang diambil setelah sesi foto di Gedung Putih, Washington DC, ini memperlihatkan sikap hangat antara Michelle Obama, Melania Trump dan Barack Obama. Sementara Donald Trump lebih dahulu memasuki gedung.

Membandingkan Jumlah Pengunjung Pelantikan Trump dan Obama

KONFRONTASI - Pemerintahan baru Amerika Serikat pimpinan Presiden Donald Trump geram luar biasa setelah media massa membandingkan jumlah pengunjung pelantikan Trump dengan saat Barack Obama dilantik pada 2009 yang disimpulkan media massa kalah banyak. Sekretaris Pers Gedung Putih Sean Spicer menuduh foto dan video, termasuk dari udara, yang disampaikan media massa, sebagai kabar bohong.

Baru Dilantik, Trump Langsung Bekukan Obamacare

KONFRONTASI-Presiden Donald Trump memerintahkan lembaga-lembaga pemerintah untuk membekukan regulasi mengenai Obamace dan mengambil langkah-langkah untuk melemahkan Obamacare.

Dia benar-benar memanfaatkan jam-jam pertamanya di Gedung Putih untuk memberikan sinyal baik mengenai janji selama kampanyenya untuk mencabut undang-undang layanan kesehatan peninggalan pemerintahan pendahulunya, Barack Obama.

Kremlin hits out at Obama, says was always ready for nuclear arms cuts

KONFRONTASI-The Kremlin on Thursday disputed a statement by outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama on nuclear arms cuts, saying Russia had always been ready to consider making proportional cuts to its arsenal.

Obama said overnight he had told President Vladimir Putin he was ready to proceed with nuclear disarmament, but that Russia didn't want to negotiate.

Obama to Trump: Keep Russia sanctions separate from nuclear talks

KONFRONTASI-President Barack Obama urged President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday to keep separate the issue of economic sanctions on Russia from the pursuit of talks to reduce nuclear stockpiles.

Trump, who takes office on Friday after winning the Nov. 8 election, said in an interview with the Times of London published on Monday that he would propose offering to end sanctions on Moscow in return for a nuclear arms reduction deal.

White House admits Obama failed to close Guantanamo

KONFRONTASI - Outgoing US President Barack Obama will not be able to close the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, before the end of his second term in office, the White House has admitted.

“At this point, I don’t anticipate that we will succeed in that goal of closing the prison, but it’s not for a lack of trying,” White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest told reporters at his final media briefing on Tuesday.

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