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Obama Schedule || May 24, 2016

10:25 am ICT || Meets with U.S. consulate staff and family members; Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 11:05 am ICT || Holds a Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative town hall; Ho Chi Minh City 12:50 am ICT || Departs Vietnam 7:50 pm JST || Arrives in Japan and remains overnight in Ise-Shima 9:30 pm JST || Meets with Prime Minister… Continue Reading

House Judiciary Panel Mulls Impeaching IRS Chief Koskinen

Well, President Obama’s IRS commissioner faces possible impeachment, his former Secretary of State faces possible indictment, and Republicans are calling for yet another Veterans Affairs secretary to get out after he compared wait times for treatment at VA facilities to the lines at Disney. But don’t worry, these are Democrats. Democrats are for the people, so… Continue Reading

Obama Schedule || Tuesday, May 24, 2016

10:20 am || Participates in an Embassy meet and greet; Hanoi, Vietnam 10:40 am || Meets with members civil society 11:55 am || Delivers remarks; National Convention Center, Hanoi 1:55 pm || Departs Hanoi en route Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 3:50 pm || Arrives Ho Chi Minh City 4:20pm || Tours the Jade Pagoda; Ho Chi Minh City 5:15pm || Tours… Continue Reading

Why Obama Ended the Vietnam Arms Embargo

Obama Monday ended the Vietnam arms embargo that has existed since the end of the Vietnam War. It’s probably a good idea, difficult as it is to stomach, in order to counter China. But Obama claims that’s not why he’s doing it, and I believe him. Obama sees himself as the righter of all U.S.… Continue Reading

Obama Schedule || Week of May 22-29, 2016

From the White House: On Monday, in the morning, President Obama arrived in Hanoi, Vietnam for meetings with Vietnamese leaders and a press conference. Details here. On Tuesday morning, Obama will meet with Embassy personnel and families. Later in the morning, the president will meet with members of civil society. In the afternoon, Obama will deliver remarks on… Continue Reading

Obama Schedule || Monday, May 23, 2016

10:25 am || Participates in an arrival ceremony with President Tran Dai Quang of Vietnam; Presidential Palace, Hanoi, Vietnam 10:50 am || Meets with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang, Presidential Palace Noon || Meets with Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan of the National Assembly of Vietnam; International Convention Center, Hanoi 1:05 pm || Obama and… Continue Reading