The White House is letting the Kremlin win PR game. WH has still not released official readout of Obama/Putin call. Kremlin did hours ago.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House warned Russia on Monday that it would face further costs over its actions in Ukraine and said U.S. President Barack Obama would speak with Russian President Vladimir Putin soon.
U.S. officials stopped short of announcing a new set of sanctions against Ukraine but said they were in consultations with European partners about the prospect.
Dinner over, Potus and Flotus are now attending a Broadway Show: “A Raisin in the Sun”
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Closing out a week of commemorating progress from the Civil Rights Movement, President Barack Obama on Friday sharply criticized Republicans for leading efforts in some parts of the country to prevent citizens from voting.
Obama’s administration has challenged states that have implemented voter ID laws and other restrictions in the wake of a Supreme Court decision that struck down part of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, designed to prevent discrimination at the polls.
#Obama and wife Michelle are having dinner at Maialino in New York. Date night!
Obama: “just to be clear, I know where my birth certificate is.” A lot of people don’t, he says.
#Obama says he’s not just an action president, he also has style. Al Sharpton apparently hit a nerve with his intro.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House and congressional Republicans blasted each other on Tuesday over equal pay in a battle for women’s votes as Democrats try to hold the U.S. Senate in the November midterm elections.
President Barack Obama signed an executive order prohibiting federal contractors from retaliating against employees for disclosing pay levels to co-workers and attacked Republicans for opposing broader legislation that would make the practice illegal for companies nationwide.