In response to a question about whether he believed that the Russian hacks cost Hillary Clinton the election, President Obama told reporters that he thought Clinton was treated unfairly and that the coverage was troubling.
Once he leaves office, Barack Obama will be the one Democrat capable of leading the party, and during his press conference in Peru, the President strongly suggested that he is not about to go quietly into retirement and allow his legacy to be dismantled by Trump and the GOP.
With a single answer during a press conference, President Obama showed Democrats the path back to victory in 2018 and beyond.
President Obama used a few moments of his end of the year press conference to remind Republicans and the American people of the many successes of his administration in 2015.
During his press conference on the Iran deal, President Obama annihilated Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and Congressional Republican talking points by calling them out for supporting military action against Iran.
President Obama drove a stake through Republican narratives about him at the G-7 Summit on Monday, pointing out that since he took office, the United States cut our deficit by two-thirds. A fact you would not know if you only listened to Republicans or the media.
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Today, President Obama became the first president in US history to only take questions from women at a White House press conference.
President Obama was asked about Keystone XL during his year end press conference and the he responded by tearing the Republican Party's Keystone XL lies to shreds while sending the strongest signal yet that he will veto the bill Republicans are expected to pass authorizing construction of the pipeline next month.
President Obama wasted no time in turning up the heat on Republicans. During his post-election press conference, the president said that he was willing to work with Republicans, but he made it clear that it will be put up or shut up time for Boehner, McConnell and congressional Republicans.
Obama has all but killed the Republican attempts to turn the problems at the IRS into a scandal by siding with the GOP, and negating any incentive that the Obama haters had for an investigation.
President Obama used his press conference in order to set a trap for House Republicans that will leave them in a lose/lose situation on the Bush tax cuts.