WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed his first executive order as president, ordering federal agencies to ease the burden of President Barack Obama's sweeping health care law. Presidential spokesman Sean Spicer refused to offer details on the order. Trump was joined in the Oval Office by Vice President Mike Pence, White House chief of staff Reince Priebus and other top advisers as he signed the executive order on the so-called "Obamacare" law that he opposed th
CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama says, "The work of democracy has always been hard, contentious and sometimes bloody," but he says his faith in America has only been strengthened over the past eight years. Obama delivered a farewell address to the nation Tuesday night in Chicago. In less than two weeks, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the new president and Obama will become a private citizen. Video courtesy of NBC News. #BarackObama #PresidentObama #DonaldTrump
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama honored more than 20 Americans with Medals of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian award.
In a White House ceremony, Obama called the recipients extraordinary people who have inspired and strengthened the U.S. He noted that actor Robert DeNiro has brought to life some of the most memorable roles in movie history. Obama said rocker Bruce Springsteen has spent a career singing about the "simple glories and scattered heartbreak of ever