Stories tagged: news conference
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18, 2017, 11:12 P.M.
Obama contemplates life after presidency in final news conference
President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he did not expect to weigh in on day-to-day policy debates after departing the White House this week. But he vowed to inject himself …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11, 2017, 10:36 P.M.
Analysis: Despite a decent news conference, questions linger about Trump’s readiness
President-elect Donald Trump’s first news conference in six months was a vintage performance. He was self-assured, aggressive, combative, at times willing to offend and at times trying to sound conciliatory. …
UPDATED: MONDAY, JAN. 14, 2013, 9:32 A.M.
Obama demands quick action to raise debt limit
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama demanded today that Congress raise the federal debt limit quickly, warning that “Social Security benefits and veterans’ checks will be delayed if they don’t,” and …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MARCH 6, 2012, 11:54 A.M.
Obama: Diplomacy can stop Iran from getting bomb
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama declared today that diplomacy can still resolve the crisis over Iran’s possible pursuit of nuclear weapons, and he accused his Republican critics of “beating the …