Stories tagged: news conference
SATURDAY, FEB. 18, 2017
Tax returns could buttress Trump’s claims
If Trump wants Americans to take his assurances about his international business arrangements seriously, releasing his tax information is the starting point.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2017, 11:14 P.M.
Trump says ‘I inherited a mess,’ blasts media, detractors at combative news conference
President Donald Trump aired his grievances against the news media, the intelligence community and his detractors in a sprawling stream-of-consciousness news conference Thursday, capping an extraordinary four weeks in office …
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 …
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 …