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Congress Can Override A Presidential Veto, But It Takes A Lot Of Work

By Shelby Black
There's nothing more important than political bodies working together, because it really has a huge impact. Recently, there's been a lot of tension between President Donald Trump and Congress over a slew of matters, which has resulted in some heated…

Barack “O’bama” Is Celebrating St. Patrick's Day With A Throwback Photo & A Dad Joke

By Lara Walsh
On Sunday, March 17, former President Obama took to Instagram to ring in St. Patrick's Day with a throwback photo from the Emerald Isle along with a dad joke. Barack Obama's St. Patrick's Day 2019 post remembers his 2011 trip to Ireland. And, you…

This Photo Of Melania Trump Has Twitter Making A New Case For "Fake Melania"

By Chelsea Stewart
Melania Trump spent Friday, March 8 touring tornado devastation in Alabama — or did she? Twitter, for yet another time, thinks the first lady may have used a body double to stand in her place, and the tweets are going all in on this theory. Elite…

People Really Want To Know What Trump Scored On His SAT, After Michael Cohen's Congressional Testimony

By Lara Walsh
On Wednesday, Feb. 27, Michael Cohen continued to serve up bombshell claims as he testified before the House Oversight Committee. The testimony of President Trump's former attorney included allegations he was ordered to send threatening letters to…

Barack Obama Made The Smoothest Husband Move In His Valentine's Tweet For Michelle

By Shelby Black
Happy Valentine's Day everyone! Whether you're celebrating with a loved one, or solo this year, remember to let those important to you know how much you care. There's so many #couplegoals to celebrate, but Barack Obama's Valentine's Day tweet to…

Donald Trump's Body Language At The State Of The Union Was Pretty Telling

By Chelsea Stewart
Is there anyone with more expressive mannerisms than President Trump? Honestly, while giving his State of the Union on Feb. 5, Trump's body language said more than his mouth ever could as he discussed topics like criminal justice reform,…

Donald Trump Talked About The Border An Awful Lot At The State Of The Union

By Chelsea Stewart
It's no surprise that President Trump is all about his border wall with Mexico, but during the Feb. 5 State of the Union, he kept saying "wall." And saying it... And saying it. So just how many times did Trump say "wall" at the State of the Union,…

You Can Stream The 2019 State Of The Union, So Get The Popcorn Ready

By Chelsea Stewart
Are you ready for the State of the Union? On Jan. 29, the president will share his sense of how things are going in the country, likely touching on hot-button issues like immigration and health care. If you're hoping to watch the address, but don't…

Twitter Is Going In On Trump Sharing A Movie Trailer-Style Video About His Border Wall

By Chelsea Stewart
If you think President Trump is going to stop his calls for a border wall just because he and Congress reached a deal to end the historic partial government shutdown that didn't include it, you are sadly mistaken. On Jan. 26, Trump tweeted a movie…

The Supreme Court Allowed Trump's Transgender Military Ban — For Now

By Chelsea Stewart
We're only three weeks into 2019 and there are already some wild (and controversial) orders coming from the Supreme Court. On Tuesday, Jan. 22, the Supreme Court allowed Trump's transgender military ban to go into effect, reviving the president's…

Beyoncé's Fangirl Insta For Michelle Obama's Birthday Is Too Much Queen For One Post

By Daniella Bondar
"Yasss Kween" has never been more fitting then in this very moment. On Jan. 17, Beyoncé aka Queen Bey gave a birthday shoutout to fellow royalty and apparent bud, former first lady Michelle Obama. Let me tell you right now, Beyoncé's Instagram…

Donald Trump's Response To Questions About Working For Russia Totally Changed The Subject

By Lara Walsh
On Saturday, Jan. 12, President Donald Trump was asked point blank about the controversy that's been at the forefront of a long-running investigation: his alleged ties to Russia. Unfortunately, Donald Trump's response to being asked if he works for…

Donald Trump & Barack Obama's New Year's Tweets Focus On Majorly Different Things

By Shelby Black
Well, the time has officially arrived. Let's toast to the end of what I think is arguably one of the worst years in a while. TBH, this year was a total dumpster fire. I don't think I'm the only one who's beyond ready to kick 2018 to the curb and see…

Barack Obama Has Been America's Most Admired Man For Trump's Whole Presidency

By Shelby Black
In this day and age, it's never been more important to have role models to look up to. For some, it may be their parents. For others, it may be their favorite athletes or celebrities. However, it looks like for America, it's a United States…

These Throwback Christmas Pictures Of Barack Obama Will Fill You With Holiday Cheer

By Griffin Wynne
Whether you're navigating family-inflicted holiday stress or just feeling the daily weight of the current political climate, the best holiday escape can be remembering happier times — including the time when Obama was still in office. If you're…

Donald Trump's Christmas Tweet Compared To Barack Obama's Perfectly Sums Up Their Personalities

By Shelby Black
Happy holidays, everyone! This year has truly flown by, and even though it might have been a roller coaster for some, it was definitely always entertaining. However, it's officially Christmas Day, and it's time to set the political drama aside for…

Barack Obama & Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'Hamilton' Remix Is A Presidential Jam

By Lara Walsh
A former president and self-professed Hamilton fan is lending his vocal talents to Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamildrops series, and the resulting track is the gospel magic you didn't know you needed in your life. In Miranda's final installment of the…

Donald Trump & Barack Obama's Second Christmas Cards Have Different Takes On The Season

By Chelsea Stewart
With the holidays in full swing, Christmas cards are taking over the internet and postal service (are yours in the mail yet?). The Trumps are the latest in the world of public figures to release theirs and in a surprising twist, it's pretty close in…

Donald Trump's Defense Secretary's Resignation Subtly Called Out The President

By Chelsea Stewart
When it comes to White House departures, some go quietly and others go, um, not so quietly. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is the latest person to resign from his position, sending in a letter on Dec. 20 that pulled no punches. Although Jim Mattis'…

Michelle Obama Was All, "Bye Felicia" While Leaving Donald Trump's Inauguration

By Chelsea Stewart
Donald Trump's inauguration on Jan. 20, 2017 was a spectacle in many ways, but an undisputed scene-stealer was first lady Michelle Obama. Though she appeared poised and gracious in front of cameras (for the most part), Michelle Obama's thoughts…

Alice Marie Johnson Has Been Speaking Out For Reform Since Kim K Advocated Her Release

By Chelsea Stewart
If there is anything we all can agree on, it's that Alice Marie Johnson's release from prison was one of the most notable stories of 2018. Johnson, who had spent more than 20 years of a life sentence behind bars for a non-violent drug crime,…

Beto O'Rouke Reportedly Met With President Obama, Which Might Mean Something Major

By Shelby Black
The 2018 November midterms was historic for many reasons, but perhaps one of the biggest was that we were introduced to new (and influential) players in the political game. He may have lost his bid in the U.S. Senate race in Texas, but this…

Michelle Obama & George W. Bush Shared A Sweet Moment At George H.W. Bush's Funeral

By Daniella Bondar
Remember when the internet caught President George W. Bush handing Michelle Obama a candy during Sen. John McCain's funeral in September? Well get ready to say "aww" again. Michelle Obama and George W. Bush had another sweet moment at George H.W.…

The Trumps & Obamas Sat Together At George H.W. Bush's Funeral, Which Was So Awkward

By Shelby Black
On Wednesday, Dec. 5, political figures from all over the country gathered in Washington, D.C. to honor 41st President George H.W. Bush, who died on Friday, Nov. 30. Even though we might be in a tense political climate at the moment, this funeral…

Barack Obama Shared The Perfect Tweet To Honor Hanukkah

By Shelby Black
Sunday, Dec. 2 marked the start of Hanukkah, the eight-day Jewish holiday that celebrates the rededication of Jerusalem's Second Temple. In honor of this holiday, a number of people took to social media to kick off the celebrations, and Barack…

Health Care Enrollment Ends Soon, So Be Sure To Sign Up If You Haven't Already

By Hannah Golden
The year is coming to a close, and while you're crossing items off your end-of-year goals (or holiday shopping list), now's a good time to make sure you've got health insurance for next year. Things have been relatively quiet on the public-info…

Barack Obama's Thanksgiving Instagram Captures The Spirit Of The Holiday Perfectly

By Shelby Black
Thursday, Nov. 22 marks Thanksgiving, and while most of us are stuffing our faces with food and getting ready for Black Friday shopping, let's not forget to give thanks for what's important. This popular holiday may be known for its seasonal dishes…

Donald Trump Is Criticizing The Osama Bin Laden Raid Now, Which, What?

By Shelby Black
By this time, everyone knows that President Donald Trump isn't afraid to let his thoughts run wild on Twitter. However, Donald Trump's tweet about the Osama bin Laden raid might be one of his most absurd yet. Another day in 2018. On Monday, Nov.…

Joe Biden & His Newly Adopted Rescue Dog, Major, Look Like They're Already Besties

By Lara Walsh
President Barack Obama might want to watch his back, because it looks like former Vice President Joe Biden has a new best friend. A four-legged one, that is. After fostering a rescue pup named Major earlier this year, the Bidens officially decided…

Michelle Obama Shared How Barack Proposed, & It Was Just As Perfect As You Think

By Korey Lane
Barack and Michelle Obama are one of the sweetest couples on Earth. It seems like they grow more in love every day, and they're constantly singing each other's praises, which is exactly what I hope my relationship looks like as my partner and I grow…

Michelle Obama Revealed That Melania Trump Turned Down Her Offer For Advice

By Chelsea Stewart
Usually, when you start a new job or endeavor, you look to those with experience to give you some much-needed guidance and reassurance. When it comes to being first lady, well, Melania Trump seemingly had other ideas. In fact, Melania Trump…

13 Photos Of Barack & Michelle Obama Looking So In Love, You'll Cry Happy Tears

By Rachel Shatto
I don’t know about you, but I am still recovering from this week’s midterm elections. There were some heartbreaking losses (Beto O’Rourke) and some incredible wins (Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, OMG!). There is still a lot to be worried about and a lot…

Twitter Is Not Here For Donald Trump Comparing Crowd Sizes With Barack Obama Again

By Collette Reitz
Another day, another chance to figure out what exactly President Donald Trump is tweeting about. On Saturday, Nov. 3, President Trump took to his favorite social media site to talk about a rally in Montana, and he somehow found a way to bring…

Melania Trump Says “The Violence Needs To Stop” In The Wake Of The Pittsburgh Shooting

By Lara Walsh
Hours after news broke of a deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue, First Lady Melania Trump is condemning the act of hatred, which left at least 11 dead and several others injured. She took to Instagram on Saturday, Oct. 27 to post a message…

After All Those Suspicious Packages, Melania Trump Is Focused On Something Else

By Shelby Black
As of Thursday, Oct. 25, 10 suspicious packages have been intercepted by the United States Secret Service, addressed to prominent Democrats as well as CNN. Following these reports, a number of individuals have condemned the apparent attempted…

The White House Response To Those Suspicious Packages Is Missing Something Big – UPDATE

By Daniella Bondar
A wave of panic started Wednesday morning when the Secret Service intercepted suspicious packages addressed to Hillary Clinton, President Barack Obama, news outlet CNN, and more. Representatives for Clinton did not respond to Elite Daily's request…

People Are Calling Out Ivanka Trump's Tweet About Suspicious Packages Sent To The Clintons

By Chelsea Stewart
Like many others, Ivanka Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday, Oct. 24, to weigh in on startling reports that "potential explosive devices" were sent to former President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, as well as the offices of news outlet CNN and…

Barack & Michelle Obama Just Gushed Over Each Other In These Tweets For Their Anniversary

By Tina Kolokathis
There are some days when you truly think love is dead. Like the days where you hear couples like Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, and Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux split up. But then there are other days where…

Tomi Lahren Slammed Michelle Obama On Twitter, But It's Not Going Over Too Well

By Chelsea Stewart
Surprise. Conservative pundit Tomi Lahren is making headlines once again for yet another controversial comment. This time, it was directed at former first lady Michelle Obama. On Sept. 24, the talk show host took to Twitter to express her…

Donald Trump Jr. Seemingly Resurfaced 2008 Birther Claims With This Tweet About Obama

By Collette Reitz
The year 2018 is undoubtedly unchartered territory when it comes to politics. The former host of a reality TV show is nearing the end of his second year as the President of the United States, and the country has never been more politically divided.…

Anna Kendrick's Reported Convo With Obama During Their First Meeting Was Bold AF

By Lara Walsh
If you need further proof that President Obama has the best sense of humor, head on over to Anna Kendrick's Instagram. While most people would be totally starstruck if they had the opportunity to meet the former POTUS, the actress decided to take a…

Twitter Can't Handle Trump's Ridiculous Tweet About Obama Amid Hurricane Florence

By Chelsea Stewart
No rest for President Donald Trump's Twitter fingers on Sept. 14. On Friday evening, he took to the social media platform to blast "fake news" outlets once again for their coverage (or lack thereof) of a mistake President Barack Obama made more than…

Barack Obama Welcomed Joe Biden Back To Instagram With This Fan-Favorite Selfie

By Lara Walsh
In the dark political climate that is 2018, Barack Obama and Joe Biden's everlasting bromance never fails to make me feel a little more hopeful about the future. This selfie of Barack Obama and Joe Biden, shared in honor of the VP's return to…

This Friendly Michelle Obama & George Bush Moment Has Turned Into A Sweet Meme

By Lara Walsh
President George W. Bush and Michelle Obama might not seem to have a lot in common at first glance. After all, they're from opposite sides of the political spectrum and very different administrations: Barack Obama won the 2008 presidency by touting…

Barack Obama Delivered A Moving Eulogy As A Fitting Tribute At John McCain's Funeral

By Chelsea Stewart
At the Washington National Cathedral on Saturday, Sept. 1, mourners gathered to celebrate the late Sen. John McCain. Among those attending his funeral were people like President George Bush, Senator Elizabeth Warren, and President Barack Obama.…

This Video Of John McCain Defending Barack Obama In 2008 Is A Fitting Tribute

By Lara Walsh
In light of the news of John McCain’s death on Saturday, Aug. 25, people on both sides of the political aisle are taking a moment to remember the senator who made a name for himself by being unafraid to cross party lines. While you might not have…

This Is Why You Might Not See Donald Trump At John McCain's Funeral

By Lara Walsh
Funeral preparations are now underway for Arizona Senator John McCain, who died on Saturday, Aug. 25 after battling an aggressive form of brain cancer for over a year. With former President Barack Obama and President George W. Bush already slated to…

Donald Trump Is Calling Out Barack Obama For Campaign Finance Violations Now

By Chelsea Stewart
Surprise, surprise. President Donald Trump is calling out President Barack Obama again. This time, it's in reference to campaign finance violations. If you haven't heard, Trump's ex-lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to a variety of charges on Aug.…

Donald Trump's Tweet About Barack Obama's Security Clearance Is A Little Much

By Chelsea Stewart
Another day, another wild tweet from President Donald Trump. On Tuesday, Aug. 21, he took to Twitter to address reports alleging that his advisers suggested he deny intelligence briefings to President Barack Obama, and Donald Trump's tweet about…

This Video Of Aretha Franklin Singing At Obama's Inauguration Shows She Was An Icon

By Kelli Boyle
Aretha Franklin, queen of soul, died on Aug. 16, 2018. The iconic singer is being mourned all over social media today, and it's naturally bringing up a lot of old videos of her performing. This video of Aretha Franklin singing at Obama's…