The Obama Morning News || November 20, 2014

November 20, 2014

Obama to shield 5 million from deportation . . . The executive actions will cover 4 million undocumented immigrants who would qualify for deferred deportations by using criteria such as longevity in the United States and family ties, according to sources briefed on the discussions. An additional 1 million would receive protection through other means, two […]

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Obama Schedule || Thursday, November 20, 2014

November 19, 2014

10:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 11:30 am || Awards the National Medals of Science and the National Medals of Technology and Innovation; East Room 8:01:30 pm || Delivers and address to the nation on immigration; East Room All times Eastern Don’t forget to share

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White House Refuses to Rule Out Negotiations with Republicans

November 19, 2014

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest today did not rule out negotiating with the GOP if Republicans move to bar funding for the implementation of President Obama’s upcoming executive order on immigration. Asked about the defunding prospect, which could lead to a government shutdown, Earnest said Obama is “always open to conversations with Republicans,” adding that […]

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Obama to Announce Immigration Plan Thursday Night

November 19, 2014

President Obama will address the nation Thursday evening at 8:00 pm ET to detail his plan to order a temporary amnesty that is expected to grant legal status to millions of illegal immigrants. The president announced the event himself in a video that first appeared on the White House website. He said he will travel to Las Vegas Friday […]

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Live Stream || White House Briefing – November 19, 2014

November 19, 2014

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Obama Immigration Order Coming Thursday or Friday

November 19, 2014

President Obama plans to announce his executive on immigration order as early as Thursday, though the announcement may wait until an appearance Obama plans to make in Las Vegas on Friday, according to CNBC. According to the report: President Barack Obama plans to announce an executive order in Las Vegas on Friday to address immigration […]

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Video || Grubermania!

November 19, 2014

Grubergate, so far. Don’t forget to share

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The Obama Morning News || November 19, 2014

November 19, 2014

Keystone bill fails by one vote . . . A Senate bill aimed at approving the Keystone XL pipeline stalled Tuesday, dealing a blow to Sen. Mary L. Landrieu’s tough re-election bid. Republican leaders plan to bring the pipeline legislation back up next year, when GOP reinforcements appear certain to bring it over the line and […]

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Obama Schedule || Wednesday, November 19, 2014

November 19, 2014

11:05 am || Hosts “ConnectED” conference with school officials who are focused on the transition to digital learning 11:45 am || Signs the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014 All times Eastern Live Stream of White House briefing at 1:00 pm Don’t forget to share

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Obama’s Immigration Flip Flop Explained: He Ordered up a Study!

November 18, 2014

It seems like there are a couple of ways you can legitimately flip flop if you are the president of the United States. First, your position can slowly evolve. That is, you think on it until political circumstances change or your vice president gets out ahead of you on  the issue. At that point, your […]

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White House Suggests Obama Will Veto Keystone Bill

November 18, 2014

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest today strongly indicated that President Obama will veto legislation in Congress that would allow construction of the Keystone pipeline. Asked if Obama would veto the bill, Earnest asserted that the proper venue for deciding on Keystone is within the administration, not in Congress. “There is a process that’s underway […]

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Live Stream || White House Briefing – November 18, 2014

November 18, 2014

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