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Donald Trump Commented On Barack Obama's Involvement With Russia & Um, Hold Up

Donald Trump's involvement with Russian President Vladimir Putin might be the most controversial bromance in political history. Well, in a surprising turn of events, Donald Trump called Barack Obama a "patsy" for his Russia policies during an intervi…
By Shelby Black

Michelle Obama Made A Video About Voting That'll Actually Get You Pumped Up

I'm really not trying to to call anyone out, but a relatively large percentage of the American population only registers to vote every four years... and it's a major problem. These infrequent voters neglect to participate in all of the other (equally…
By Lizzy Rosenberg

Obama Said Men In Politics Are “Getting On His Nerves" & I've Never Related More

Just days after President Donald Trump sparked controversy with his July 16 assertion that he had "no reason" to believe Russia meddled in the election (a statement he walked back a day later), President Barack's Obama's empowering call for action is…
By Lara Walsh

Body Language Experts Say Trump Vs. Obama With Putin Show Major Differences

On Monday, July 16, President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin met in a private one-on-one meeting in Helsinki, Finland. While the world closely watched the whole affair, particularly the jaw-dropping press conference that followed, …
By Hannah Golden

Obama Spoke About Politics At A Nelson Mandela Event & It's So Relevant Right Now

On Tuesday, July 17, President Barack Obama was in South Africa to give a speech in honor of the late Nelson Mandela. The speech came just hours after his successor, President Donald Trump, gave an earth-shaking press conference with Russian Presiden…
By Hannah Golden

There's A Video Of Barack Obama Dancing On His Trip To Kenya, & Don't Ever Change

Oh, Barack Obama, how I miss seeing you around. Back when he was serving his two-term tenure as president of the United States, the world got a daily dose of Obama. Now that his time has passed, headlines with the name "Obama" in them are much rarer …
By Bernadette Deron

Melania Trump & Michelle Obama Were Total Opposites When They Met Queen Elizabeth

On Friday, July 13, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania met with Queen Elizabeth at Windsor Castle. The first couple was following tradition in meeting with other foreign leaders, but in many ways, it was a very different occasion from when…
By Alexandra Svokos

Queen Elizabeth Looked As Pleased To Meet The Trumps As She Was To Meet The Obamas

When it comes to impressing Queen Elizabeth, it can't be an easy feat. On July 12 and 13, Donald and Melania Trump are visiting the U.K., and their lengthy agenda involves a visit to the queen herself. Donald Trump has certainly established himself a…
By Shelby Black

Trump's First Visit To The UK Was So Different From Obama's

Traveling across the pond is definitely a part of the president's job, but not every experience is the same. Well, Obama's versus Trump's first U.K. visit proves that case and point. Usually when Britain's highest officials cross paths with U.S. pres…
By Shelby Black

The Trump Admin Is Asking Colleges To Not Consider Race A Factor In Admissions

On Tuesday, July 3, President Donald Trump's administration moved to rescind affirmative action guidance that was set by the administration of his predecessor, President Barack Obama. According to multiple reports, the Department of Education targete…
By Joseph Milord

Barack Obama Got Real About The Midterm Elections: "You Are Right To Be Concerned"

Since leaving the White House about a year and a half ago, former President Barack Obama has stayed largely out of the public eye. He's resurfaced here and there (he campaigned briefly for Democratic gubernatorial candidates in November 2017 and make…
By Joseph Milord

People Are Talking About Deportation Under Obama & To Be Honest, It's Needed

The conversation about President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" immigration policy is expanding. Sure, the majority of that conversation is still devoted to the subject of migrant families being separated at the United States' southern border — with…
By Joseph Milord

Barack Obama Finally Spoke Up On Immigration Policies & It's A Big Reality Check

Former president Barack Obama weighed in on the border crisis Wednesday, June 20, with a Facebook post asking people to imagine themselves in migrants' circumstances. Barack Obama's World Refugee Day post is a big reality check on immigration policie…
By Nick Ciccone

Obama's Border & Immigration Policy Was Different From Trump's For This Key Reason

In the last couple of months, a policy change under President Donald Trump has resulted in thousands of children being separated from their parents after crossing the border illegally. Trump, in a series of statements and tweets in the last week, has…
By Hannah Golden

Michelle Obama Weighed In On Trump's Policy For Immigrant Children, & It's Spot-On

Michelle Obama might be the saltiest Obama, and I kind of love her for it. She doesn't hold back about what she feels is important, and let's be honest, in the current political climate there's a lot that's important. But her latest sample of bon mot…
By Lilli Petersen

Michelle Obama's Message To Barack For Father's Day Is So Moving & So Right

Father's Day is a time where we honor the strong men who inspire us every day. Well, to celebrate the two very special guys in her life, Michelle Obama's Father's Day message will seriously bring a tear to your eye. I'm very emotional right now. On …
By Shelby Black

Obama & Trump Had Very Different Vibes In The Oval Office & It's So Fascinating

It has been about a year and a half since President Donald Trump took office, and if anything is clear, it's that he's doing things his own way, especially when compared to his predecessor. But, as anyone who's ever tried to insert some ~personality~…
By Jaelynn Grisso

Obama Reportedly Had Intense Feelings About Trump During His Last Days In Office

We always knew that the relationship between Barack Obama and Donald Trump was no cakewalk: Each of them has agendas that only complicate the other's, Trump is continually scraping away parts of Obama's legacy, including the Affordable Care Act (ACA)…
By Chelsea Stewart

This Valedictorian Who Trolled The Crowd With An Obama Quote Is My New Hero

Graduation season is still going strong, and students all across the country are brimming with excitement to put on their caps and gowns and walk across that stage into the next phase of their lives. Aside from the guest speakers at the ceremony, the…
By Bernadette Deron

I Looked At Women In Trump's Administration Compared To Obama's & It's So Bleak

Let's face it, there's nothing more revealing about a president than their administration. In order to ensure that one does their due diligence as leader of the United States, it's important to have an inclusive, diverse team to give opinions and tho…
By Shelby Black

ABC Canceled Roseanne Barr's Show After This Tweet About An Ex-Obama Aide

On Tuesday, May 29, Roseanne Barr apologized to her followers on Twitter. The 65-year-old comedienne and actress — and star of a recently rebooted hit comedy — said she'd made a "bad joke" about an aide of former President Barack Obama. But Roseanne …
By Joseph Milord

Barack Obama's Memorial Day Message Has Everyone On Twitter Saying The Same Thing

Not a day goes by without me longing for the good ole' days when Barack Obama was president. On Memorial Day, we thank and honor those who bravely fought for our freedom, and Barack Obama's Memorial Day message does exactly that. I don't know about y…
By Shelby Black

Trump Has A Long List Of Controversies In A Short Time Compared To Obama

A cloud of controversy is hovering over the White House again. After the president admitted to reimbursing his lawyer for a payment used to reach a nondisclosure agreement with Stormy Daniels — asserting that the agreement was made to prevent extorti…
By Joseph Milord

Michelle Obama Talked About Her Wedding Day On IG & I Can't Handle The Cuteness

I'm convinced that fairy tales are real, you guys, and the Obamas prove it. On May 23, the former first lady shared an emotional throwback photo of herself and President Barack Obama on their wedding day, and it's seriously one of the best #CouplesGo…
By Chelsea Stewart

Michelle Obama Posted A Message For 2018 Graduates & It Got Personal

The former first lady of the United States has a special message for class of 2018 graduates, and it features a personal story. Michelle Obama's graduation message was posted Tuesday, May 22 for her 20 million followers on Instagram. She began the me…
By Joseph Milord

The Obamas Just Finalized A Huge Deal With Netflix & You’ll Have SO Much To Watch

Netflix made a huge announcement on Monday, May 21, when the streaming service revealed that it had inked a deal with former President Barack Obama and former first lady, Michelle Obama. So, what are the Obamas doing with Netflix? They have a multiye…
By Nick Ciccone

These Tweets From Trump Vs. Obama On The Same Topics Say So Much About Them

In case it wasn't obvious by now, Donald Trump and Barack Obama are two very different presidents. These two men differ in opinions on so many topics, and it's never more apparent than in their respective social media postings. Just check out these t…
By Shelby Black

Michelle Obama Is, Uh, Pretty Clear About Her Opinions On Donald Trump

I don't think it's news to anyone that Michelle Obama was on the Hillary Clinton side of the campaign line during the 2016 election. For one thing, the former first lady gave Clinton a glowing endorsement during the Democratic National Convention, an…
By Daniella Bondar

Michelle Obama Posted A Heartwarming Photo For Mother's Day & I Can't Handle It

Mother's Day is a chance for everyone to show their mamas a little extra love, most commonly manifested in the form of a social media post. Whether it's a snapshot from the day's events or a collection of throwback pics, there is no shortage of cutes…
By Bernadette Deron

Barack Obama's Mother's Day Post For Michelle Obama Is So, So Cute

Ah, Mother's Day: a holiday where social media users saddle their timelines with sweet photos and captions to honor their mothers and other maternal figures in their lives. Personally, I thought I was maxed out on the sappy posts — that is, until I c…
By Chelsea Stewart

These Photos Of Trump & Pence Vs. Obama & Biden Reveal Drastically Different Bromances

At Rev. Billy Graham's funeral in March, President Donald Trump massaged Vice President Mike Pence's thigh — reaching around first lady Melania — in an apparent effort at consolation. It was that classic display of male camaraderie — good ol' platoni…
By Nick Ciccone

Barack Obama Called Out Trump's Decision To End The Iran Deal As "So Misguided"

President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday, May 8 that he is rolling back the Iran nuclear deal, and Barack Obama is not happy, to say the least. Obama's response to Trump ending the Iran deal didn't pull any punches or leave much open to interpret…
By Jaelynn Grisso

People Are Noticing Something A Little Strange About Melania Trump’s Anti-Bulling Booklet

Here we go again. After Melania Trump officially unveiled her anti-cyberbullying campaign, the first lady is at the center of a conversation that revolves around plagiarism. That conversation began after multiple media outlets, including the BBC, not…
By Joseph Milord

Michelle Obama Called Out Men Who Get To "Fail Up" & It's Just So Real

Michelle Obama has once again proved she's an absolute queen. The former FLOTUS has always championed for women's rights and gender equality, but Michelle Obama's comments about men "failing up" just took things to a whole new level. I hope these tru…
By Shelby Black

Melania Trump & Michelle Obama Have One Big Thing In Common & It's So Charming

We already know how President Barack Obama and President Donald Trump stack up against each other when it comes to ruling the country. However, first ladies also play a role in the White House, even if not in an elected position. So, you have to wond…
By Daniella Bondar

These Photos Of The Trumps & Obamas As First Couples Show Some Big Differences

We know that President Donald Trump and President Barack Obama had two very different White Houses. Not just because of their political leanings, but also to do with how contentious the Trump tenure has been so far. But what also appears to be vastly…
By Daniella Bondar

Michelle Obama Called Herself Your "Forever First Lady" & Now I'm Emotional

Every time I think I've finally moved on from the Obamas, another story pops up in my news feed that reminds me just how much I miss them. Like Wednesday, when Michelle Obama promised to be our "forever first lady" in a move that made a crowd erupt i…
By Jaelynn Grisso

These Photos Prove Melania Trump's Vibe With The Obamas Is So Different Than Donald's

It's no surprise why photos of Melania Trump at Barbara Bush's funeral attracted so much attention this month. There Melania was, without President Donald Trump, smiling with President Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, and other former White House couple…
By Joseph Milord

Obama's & Trump's Second White House Correspondents' Dinner Look So Different

The 2018 White House Correspondents' Dinner not only brought together the most notable figures in Washington D.C., it gives us a chance to look back on just how much has change between former President Barack Obama's administration and President Dona…
By Joseph Milord

Trump's Second White House Correspondents' Dinner Will Be So Different From Obama's

Well everyone, it's that time of year again. Political figures from all over gather in Washington, D.C. to attend the White House Correspondents' Dinner, and it's always a delightful affair — for some. In case you wanted to compare and contrast this …
By Shelby Black

Obama's Second White House Correspondents' Dinner Speech Was Hilarious

It's no secret that you can tell a lot about American presidents from their archived speeches. But with the White House Correspondents' Dinner (WHCD) — a time-honored tradition that affords journalists to take a night off from speaking truth to power…
By Nick Ciccone

The Host Of Obama's Second White House Correspondents' Dinner Was Iconic AF

It's finally that time of year, you guys. The annual White House Correspondents' Dinner is just days away, scheduled for April 28, and with renowned stand-up comic Michelle Wolf on board as a host, the event is sure to be an unforgettable one. While …
By Chelsea Stewart

Donald Trump's First State Dinner Had A Very Different Vibe Than Barack Obama's

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hosted their first official state dinner on Tuesday, April 24. Trump and his wife welcomed French President Emmanuel Macron and French first lady Brigitte Macron to the White House as their guests o…
By Bernadette Deron

This Detail From Melania Trump’s First State Dinner Pays Subtle Tribute To Michelle Obama

Tuesday, April 24 is a big day for first lady Melania Trump. For the first time, she'll host a state dinner at the White House, and it's the world's chance to get a glimpse of what kind of party she can throw. Everything from the flatware to the flow…
By Hannah Golden

Melania Trump’s First State Dinner Won't Look Like Michelle Obama’s & I’m Not Surprised

It's time for the Trump administration to host its first-ever state dinner. On Tuesday, April 24, President Donald and first lady Melania Trump will open the White House doors and welcome French President Emmanuel Macron and French First Lady Brigitt…
By Daniella Bondar

The Obamas' Message For The Royal Baby Is, Of Course, Just Perfectly Adorable

There's a new royal baby! Prince William and Kate Middleton welcomed their third child on Monday, April 23, and Michelle and Barack Obama's response to Princess Kate giving birth is just about the most adorable thing ever. Their message, which was se…
By Daniella Bondar

Barack Obama Smiled At Melania Trump At Barbara Bush's Funeral & Twitter Is Lit

In some sad news this week, former President George H.W. Bush said a final goodbye to his wife and former first lady Barbara Bush. Barbara Bush died on Tuesday, April 17, and her funeral was held on Saturday, April 21 in Texas. Plenty of people were …
By Collette Reitz

Melania Trump & The Obamas Had A Moment At Barbara Bush's Funeral & It's So Moving

On April 21, former first lady Barbara Bush was laid to rest in Texas, with family, friends, and fellow political leaders stepping in to pay their respects. Among the audience was Melania Trump, and Barack and Michelle Obama. But despite being on opp…
By Chelsea Stewart

Donald Trump's & Barack Obama's Family Vacations Both Seem Pretty Leisurely TBH

Presidents take vacations just like the rest of us. And why shouldn't they? It's a rough job. Despite the fact that they're completely different leaders and first families, Donald Trump's and Barack Obama's family vacations both seem pretty leisurely…
By Nick Ciccone

Barack Obama Praised The Parkland Students With Some Really Powerful Words

Time magazine published its annual list of the world's most influential people on Thursday, April 19. In it, the Parkland, Florida students-cum-gun-reform activists got a pretty high-profile shoutout. President Barack Obama praised the Parkland stude…
By Nick Ciccone