President Barack Obama
Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday he “profoundly disagrees” with the reasoning behind decisions by two prominent Democratic lawmakers to vote against the nuclear deal he negotiated with Iran.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said late Thursday that he plans to vote against the Iran deal.
In Washington, Secretary of State John Kerry led back-to-back, closed-door briefings, trying to sway lawmakers to approve the deal to curb Iran’s nuclear program.
The Iran nuclear deal’s ratification could hinge on the vote of New York Sen. Chuck Schumer. So what will he do if push comes to shove? CBS2’s Marcia Kramer attempted to find out.
President Barack Obama was in New York Friday evening for a rare father-daughter weekend in the city, and to collect some cash for Democrats.
New Jersey Governor and Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie accused President Barack Obama of telling “lies” about the Iran nuclear deal.
To the president, the accord with Iran to limit its nuclear program was “a historic day” for the U.S., world powers and Iran.
Obama made his comments during a news conference about the recent deal with Iran that Obama says will prevent them from getting a nuclear weapon.
The president has been under intense pressure to wipe ISIS off the battlefield and on Monday afternoon he spoke about 16 air strikes over the weekend on the Syrian city of Raqqa.
The sale to Anbang still allows the Hilton Corporation to run the hotel, but the deal also calls for a massive renovation, which triggered concerns in Washington.
CBS News White House correspondent Mark Knoller, who keeps records of such things, said Thursday marked the 14th time Obama had addressed the nation following a gun tragedy.
President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama announced officially Tuesday that the future Obama presidential library will be coming to Chicago.
More than 50 percent of Americans said the economy is in poor shape in a new CBS News/New York Times poll released Tuesday.
President Barack Obama’s future library will apparently be coming to Chicago, despite a bid from Columbia University to bring the library to New York, according to sources in Chicago.
Lynch was sworn in as the nation’s 83rd attorney general Monday at a Justice Department ceremony, with Vice President Joe Biden presiding.