President Obama is traveling in Asia this week. He is currently in China 8:15 pm || Begins meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping; Great Hall of the People, Beijing 10:40 pm || Delivers statements with President Xi 11:30 am || Attends a State Banquet; Great Hall of the People 3:05 am || Departs Beijing 8:25 am || Arrives Naypyitaw, Burma 8:50 am || Arrives at
Below is the video that really made the Chinese mad. Weird, it seems some cultures demand a little formality from their leaders, and smacking gum around during official events is considered rude! Come on. Our president is a relaxed dude. Don’t they realize he puts his feet up on antique, historic furniture at home? That’s the Resolute desk, in case you’re wondering, a gift from Queen
Longtime Obama friend Eric Whitaker is said by prosecutors to be stonewalling an investigation into a Chicago corruption case and is in danger of being labeled a “hostile witness,” according to the Chicago Sun-Times. Whitaker served as director of the Illinois Department of Public Health from 2003 until 2007. He has not been charged with wrongdoing, but taxpayer money appears to have been finding its way into the wrong
AG Nominee will face GOP Senate . . . President Obama will have to get his nominee for attorney general past a Republican-controlled Senate, Democratic and Republican aides say. A packed schedule after the election is almost certain to push the vetting process for Loretta Lynch into January, when Republicans are set to take power in the upper chamber. The Hill The GOP plan for Lynch .