At a campaign event this evening at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C., President Obama indicated that he had successfully brought about “change”–an ambiguous 2008 campaign promise–by killing terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden. From the official White House transcript:
And change is keeping one of the first promises I made in 2008 — ending the war in Iraq and bringing our troops home. (Applause.) The war is over and our troops are home. [...]
While meeting with his Jobs and Competitiveness Council today in Durham, N.C., President Obama cracked wise about one of his administration’s early catchphrases.
Remember “shovel-ready projects.”
Those were construction projects in the 2009 stimulus bill that were supposed to get moving right away — but jobs council members told Obama today that some got held up because of elaborate government regulations and permitting procedures.
“Shovel-ready was not [...]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Barack Obama had to try a couple of doors at the White House before finally gaining access to the Oval Office on Wednesday.
Returning from a five-day trip to Latin America, video shows the president strolling up to french doors at the White House and trying the handle on a locked door. He appeared to be whistling as he made his way [...]