President Obama


Vice President Biden Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom

In one of his final acts as President, President Barack Obama awarded Vice President Joe Biden the Presidential Medal of Freedom with Distinction. Biden is only the fourth person to get the added Distinction level since the George H.W. Bush Administration. The other three are Pope John Paul II, President […]


President Obama Cracks Down on Russian-Owned Compounds in America

As part of larger sanctions and punishments on the Russian government, President Obama announced that Russian diplomats and government employees will no longer be able to access two compounds owned by the Russian government, effectively closing¬†the properties. The sanctions come as a result of the Russian government’s interference in the […]


North American Leaders React to Fidel Castro’s Death

Cuban dictator Fidel Castro died on Friday at the age of 90. Reactions poured in from around the world, especially in North America where Castro played a significant role in the geopolitics of the past fifty years. President Obama offered a largely neutral statement on Castro’s passing. Under President Obama, […]