Tag: Michelle Obama

US President Barack Obama smiles alongside King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia during meetings in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, DC, June 29, 2010. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Ben Rhodes: Saudis Gave Obama Officials Suitcases Filled with Jewels

On tour to promote his new book The World As It Is: A Memoir of the Obama White House, former speechwriter and deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes said Saudi officials lavished visiting Obama administration officials with suitcases full of jewels during a 2009 visit.

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Obama Campaign Bundler Brokered Mega-Million Dollar Netflix Deal

Netflix announced this week it is partnering with Barack and Michelle Obama to develop original content for the video streaming giant — a multi-million dollar deal reportedly brokered by a former Obama presidential campaign fundraiser and administration official. 

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Sonnie Johnson: This Is America

On this week’s episode of Did She Say That, Sonnie Johnson skips the pop, lock, drop, and twerk to chat about Michelle Obama’s statement on women. Rosie is in the same boat that Dinesh was in before serving time. Maybe the NFL “kneelers” have a point and how liberal gun control laws hurt the black community.

Participants march against sexual assault and harassment at the #MeToo March in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Cassie Jaye on #MeToo: ‘Falsely Accused People Are Victims, Too’

“We all need to recognize that falsely accused people are victims, too,” said Cassie Jaye of persons — mostly men — who are falsely accused of committing sexual misconduct. She made her comments within a broader discussion on feminism and associated #MeToo narratives.

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New Yorker Gushes Over Portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama

The liberal New Yorker is praising the portraits of former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama that were unveiled at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC, on Monday — even though much of the rest of the country is mocking them.

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Obama Thanks Artist for Capturing Michelle’s ‘Hotness’ in Official Portrait

Monday at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C., former President Barack Obama thanked artist Amy Sherald for capturing former first lady Michelle Obama’s “hotness” in her portrait. Obama said, “Amy, I want to thank you for so spectacularly capturing the grace and

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Michelle Obama: Teaching Harder in the Age of Trump

Friday during a speech to teachers at the Kennedy Center, former first lady Michelle Obama said teaching was a harder profession due to “the kind of behavior being modeled in public life,” an apparent reference to President Donald Trump. Obama

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Barack Obama to Prince Harry: Hashtags Don’t Bring About Change

Former President Barack Obama told Britain’s Prince Harry in a BBC 4 interview that hashtags alone do not bring about social change. The Obama administration was notorious for using hashtags in lieu of actual diplomacy or military action to address urgent problems.

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Ted Lieu Tells CNN: Two Wrongs Make a Right

Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) has become infamous for trying to troll President Donald Trump on Twitter. He has turned his “mean tweets” into a fundraising machine. But on Wednesday, Lieu had egg on his face when he was confronted by CNN — yes, CNN — about his behavior on social media.