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Obama called Trump 'a bulls–ter' after election night phone call

Former President Barack Obama called President Trump “nothing but a bulls—ter” following an election night phone call with his successor, People magazine reported Wednesday. Obama, who aggressively campaigned against Trump during the campaign but who has refrained from publicly criticizing him since the race, reportedly told two friends of his true feelings about Trump in early November, those people told ...

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'Our patience has limits' Russia may still retaliate over Obama 'spy' expulsions

Moscow is also waiting for the return of two diplomatic compounds seized in the US during the same espionage scandal Foreign policy aide Yuri Ushakov said: “We are waiting for the return of Russian diplomatic property illegally impounded before the New Year by the previous US authorities. “We decided not to respond immediately to this escapade but no one has ...

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Obama ‘travels with gas-guzzling 14 car escort to give £2.5million climate change talk’

The former President – who reportedly pocketed £2.5million ($ 3.2 million) for the one and a half hour speech – appeared at the Global Food Innovation Summit on Tuesday to urge conference-goers to reduce their carbon footprints. But footage from the event shows an ostentatious arrival, with police cars, motorbikes, and gas-guzzling armoured SUVs ferrying the ex-Commander in Chief to ...

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Guess who can’t stay away from Europe? Dressed down Barack Obama lands for talks in Italy

The ex-president met with former Italian leader Matteo Renzi and the pair made a celebratory phone call to Emmanuel Macron following the French election. Dressed casually in jeans and a leather jacket, the former Barack Obama was given a warm welcome as he touched down in Linate Military Airport.  Officers from the Italian Air Force were on hand on greet ...

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A timeline of Michael Flynn's Obama and Trump troubles

A retired U.S. Army general who served 24 days in the White House is at the center of a year-long saga spanning two presidencies — and possibly indicating a brewing scandal. Michael Flynn lost jobs under Presidents Trump and Obama and is now yet another point of tension between the two leaders. As of this week, Flynn’s actions have managed to ...

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Bit rich? Barack Obama 'to pocket £2.5million for sold-out speech in Milan today'

The former President, who has already earned hundreds of thousands of dollars for private speeches since leaving the White House, will make his highest-paying appearance yet at the Global Food Innovation Summit today. President Obama flew into Italy’s business capital yesterday, and according to local media headed straight for the extravagant Park Hyatt hotel, which can cost up to £7,100 ...

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Obama warned Trump not to hire Michael Flynn

Former President Barack Obama warned Donald Trump in their first conversation not to hire Michael Flynn, the national security adviser who would leave Trump’s administration in disgrace, according to a report. Former Obama officials told NBC News Obama warned Trump about Flynn less than 48 hours after the election ended, when the two met for the first time in the ...

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Obama warned Trump not to hire Michael Flynn

Former President Barack Obama warned Donald Trump in their first conversation not to hire Michael Flynn, the national security adviser who would leave Trump’s administration in disgrace, according to a report. Former Obama officials told NBC News Obama warned Trump about Flynn less than 48 hours after the election ended, when the two met for the first time in the ...

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Former President Obama defends legacy in Boston speech

Former President Barack Obama came out swinging in defense of his legacy Sunday as he accepted the “Profile in Courage” award from the John F. Kennedy Library. Obama, in a Boston speech, urged lawmakers to put aside party loyalty and advocate for those who are less fortunate. “It actually doesn’t take a lot of courage to aid those who are ...

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