Tag Archives: White House

  • Pres. Obama Joins Twitter: ‘They’re Finally Giving Me My Own Account’

    May 18, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *White House officials have used Twitter for years to communicate policy and offer occasional personal observations. But today, President Barack Obama himself officially joined the Twitterverse. “Hello, Twitter! It’s Barack. Really! Six years in, they’re finally giving me my own account,” read the first tweet from @POTUS. Hello, Twitter! It’s Barack. Really! Six years in, […]

  • Obama on Baltimore Crisis: ‘This Is Not New and We Shouldn’t Pretend It’s New’ (Watch)

    Apr 28, 15 by EURPublisher01 19 Comments

    *President Obama spent roughly 16 minutes speaking about the situation in Baltimore, saying his thoughts were with the family of Freddie Gray and the injured police officers, but also speaking out against the systemic police brutality and poverty that fosters such a violent reaction. “This is nothing new,” the president said twice during a press […]

  • ‘Michelle Obama: A Life’ About an Unlikely First Lady

    Apr 27, 15 by Tené Croom Leave a comment

    *We’ve all seen Michelle Obama get funky – showing off her delightful dancing skills to Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars “Uptown Funk” on the Ellen DeGeneres Show.  She was busting a move to promote healthy eating. Mrs. Obama routinely advocates for women in the U.S. and around the world – making her first speech abroad in […]

  • Loretta Lynch Called to the White House Over Baltimore Protests

    Apr 27, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Hours after being sworn in, Attorney General Loretta Lynch has been called in to a meeting at the White House with President Obama to discuss the unfolding situation in Baltimore, CNN reports. Lynch has been monitoring the clash there between police and protestors over the death of Freddie Gray, a Justice Department official said. The […]

  • Youth Meet Michelle Obama for ‘History of Gospel’ Workshop

    Apr 26, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ Leave a comment

      “The History of Gospel” was hosted at the White House for a select group of youth who traveled from all over the country, including Hawaii, New Jersey, California, Virginia, Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama and Maryland. The educational workshop was introduced by First Lady Michelle Obama, hosted by Grammy Museum Executive Director Bob Santelli and featured some of the best musicians […]

  • Obama’s Got Jokes for the New England Patriots (Watch)

    Apr 24, 15 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *President Obama was in stand up/jokey-joke mode on Thursday as Super Bowl champs, the New England Patriots made a customary visit to the White House. However, future Hall-of-Fame quarterback Tom Brady was a no-show because of what was described as a “prior family commitment,” reports CSNNE. The prez made some hard hits on the team […]