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Republican committees investigate Clinton and Obama

Republican committees investigate Clinton and Obama

Republican committees investigate Clinton and Obama 24 October 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Intelligence committee chairman Devin Nunes (centre) is a prominent Trump supporter Congressional Republicans have announced...
Obama and Bush take aim at Trump in speeches

Obama and Bush take aim at Trump in speeches

It was almost as if he hadn’t been away. In the swing state of Virginia Barack Obama bounced onto stage with the swagger of a veteran orator who knew he had the audience in the palm of his hand. He was back in the political fray, with a point to make about the...
John Kelly: Obama didn't call when my son died

John Kelly: Obama didn't call when my son died

White House chief of staff John Kelly has defended Donald Trump’s handling of families of US military heroes who died in action. Mr Kelly has remained silent for years over the death of his own son Robert in Afghanistan in 2010 and revealed President Obama did...
Obama makes surprise visit to Invictus Games

Obama makes surprise visit to Invictus Games

Prince Harry had a surprise in store for the Invictus Games when he walked into the wheelchair basketball arena with his friend, Barack Obama. The former US president and Harry were full of smiles as they posed together for photos with excited fans at the...
Barack Obama and family enjoy Indonesia holiday

Barack Obama and family enjoy Indonesia holiday

Barack Obama and family enjoy Indonesia holiday 28 June 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Obama and his daughter Malia (centre) engaged in a spot of sightseeing on Wednesday Barack Obama and his family are enjoying a holiday in...
Michelle Obama attacks Trump school meals policy

Michelle Obama attacks Trump school meals policy

Michelle Obama attacks Trump school meals policy 13 May 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Michelle Obama was addressing the Healthier America summit in Washington Michelle Obama has launched a fierce defence of the...
Michelle Obama criticises Trump over school food

Michelle Obama criticises Trump over school food

Michelle Obama has launched stinging criticism at the Trump administration over its school lunch policy. As first lady, Mrs Obama championed healthy eating and physical activity among children, and one of her few high-profile appearances since leaving the White House...
Obama 'warned Trump' about hiring Michael Flynn

Obama 'warned Trump' about hiring Michael Flynn

Obama ‘warned Trump’ about hiring Michael Flynn 8 May 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Getty Images Barack Obama warned newly elected President Donald Trump against hiring Michael Flynn as national security adviser, US media report. Mr...
Trump to sweep away Obama climate change policies

Trump to sweep away Obama climate change policies

Trump to sweep away Obama climate change policies 28 March 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Reuters Image caption The president says the object of his changes is to boost economic growth and stimulate job creation US President Donald Trump is due...
Trump refuses to back down on Obama wiretap claim

Trump refuses to back down on Obama wiretap claim

Donald Trump has refused to back down over his claim that former president Barack Obama ordered surveillance of him during last year’s election campaign. The US president has spoken for the first time about the allegations he made in a Twitter rant earlier this...

'No evidence' Trump's phones tapped by Obama

The House Intelligence Committee says it has seen no evidence to support Donald Trump’s claim that his phones were wiretapped. Republican Congressman Devin Nunes and Democratic Congressman Adam Schiff, who lead the committee, have said they are still waiting for...
Justice dept gets more time over Obama 'wiretap'

Justice dept gets more time over Obama 'wiretap'

The US justice department has been given more time to look into Donald Trump’s claim Barack Obama ordered the wiretapping of his skyscraper. The House intelligence committee said it would give the department until 20 March to provide the information it has...

Trump asks Congress to probe Obama 'wiretap'

Donald Trump has asked Congress to examine whether Barack Obama ordered the tapping of his phones during the election campaign. The White House request comes a day after the US President accused his predecessor of ordering a wiretap of the phones at Trump Tower...
Trump urges Obama abuse of powers probe

Trump urges Obama abuse of powers probe

Trump urges Obama ‘abuse of power’ probe 5 March 2017 From the section US & Canada President Trump urges Congress to examine whether Obama abused presidential powers as part of Russia probe This breaking news story is being updated and more details...
Obama 'never ordered Trump wire-tapping'

Obama 'never ordered Trump wire-tapping'

Obama ‘never ordered Trump wire-tapping’ 4 March 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump called Mr Obama a “bad (or sick) guy” in a series of tweets on Saturday President Donald Trump’s...
Trump accuses Obama of tapping his phone

Trump accuses Obama of tapping his phone

Trump accuses Obama of tapping his phone 4 March 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright AP US President Donald Trump has accused his predecessor of wire-tapping his phone a month before he was elected. President Trump tweeted early on Saturday:...

Trump: Obama had 'my wires tapped'

US President Donald Trump has claimed Barack Obama had his “wires tapped” before he won the election. He tweeted: “Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my “wires tapped” in Trump Tower just before the victory. Nothing found. This is...
US Senate blocks Obama gun background checks rule

US Senate blocks Obama gun background checks rule

US Senate blocks Obama gun background checks rule 15 February 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Getty Images An Obama-era regulation that tightened gun checks on mentally-ill buyers has been blocked by the US Senate and could be signed into law by...

Man commuted by Obama shot dead in Michigan

A man jailed for drugs offences who had his sentence commuted by former president Barack Obama has been shot dead at a federal halfway house. Demarlon Thomas, 31, died after two masked men with assault rifles burst into the facility where around 12 people were...
Obama waves goodbye to life as president

Obama waves goodbye to life as president

Barack Obama has waved goodbye to supporters in Washington DC, after handing over power to newly-inaugurated US President Donald Trump. Mr Obama and his family were escorted by President Trump and Vice President Pence to the east steps of Capitol Hill, where they...
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