Palin says right time to impeach Obama

Washington, July 9 (ANI): Former U.S. vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin believes the time is right to impeach President Barack Obama for not doing enough for American workers and legalised immigrants. Writing in a column for the conservative website Breitbart, Palin, who ran for vice president during John McCain's bid for the White House in 2008, was quoted by Politico, as saying that Obama has commited many impeachable offenses that can no longer be ignored. She maintained that native-born citizens and legal immigrants are being "screwed" following the rules, while undocumented immigrants are exempt. … [Read more...]

Obama has pizza and pool night in Denver

President Barack Obama has a beer at Wynkoop Brewing Co. with Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

DENVER (AP) — On Tuesday, President Barack Obama's continuing quest to break free from the constraints of the White House brought him to a crowded pizza restaurant, a pool bar and face-to-face with a man wearing a horse head mask. … [Read more...]

Obama says U.S. committed to cooperating with China

U.S. President Barack Obama said the United States is committed to building a "new model" of relations with China that is defined by cooperation and the constructive management of differences. "The United States welcomes the emergence of a stable, peaceful, and prosperous China," Obama said in a statement issued by the White House as officials from both countries began high-level annual talks in Beijing. "We are committed to the shared goal of developing over time a 'new model' of relations with China defined by increased practical cooperation and constructive management of differences," he said. … [Read more...]

Child migrants: why some in GOP say Obama plan ignores roots of crisis

Both the White House and Republicans in Congress agree that the wave of child migrants from Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador is a “humanitarian crisis” that needs urgent attention. On Tuesday, President Obama laid out his plan in a request to Congress for $3.7 billion in emergency funds. A key sticking point is a 2008 child trafficking law that handles migrants from Mexico and Canada far more quickly than from other countries. Critics of the law blame its procedures for minimizing the deportation of migrant children from the other countries and thereby encouraging even more to flood into the US. … [Read more...]

Obama tells Afghan candidates fraud charges merit review

Obama speaks as he meets with teachers for lunch at the White House in Washington

U.S. President Barack Obama spoke with Afghan presidential contender Abdullah Abdullah on Monday night and rival Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday to urge calm and to call for a review of fraud charges in that country's election, the White House said. "With both, the president stressed that the United States expects a thorough review of all reasonable allegations of fraud to ensure a credible electoral process," the White House said in a statement on Tuesday. "He reiterated that all parties should avoid steps that undermine Afghan national unity and should come together to work toward a resolution that represents the will of the Afghan people and produces a government that can bring Afghanistan together," it said. The White House said Obama made clear there was "no justification" for resorting … [Read more...]