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One Book Was ‘Obviously’ Obama’s Favorite in 2018

December 29, 2018 |

Barack Obama on Friday offered on Facebook what has become a tradition for him: a list of his favorite books, songs, and movies for the year. Obama not only includes picks that he found “most thought-provoking, inspiring, or just plain loved”—he also places a spotlight on “authors, artists, and…
Newser

Laura Ingraham: Michelle Obama’s book launch is just another example of someone cashing in on trashing Trump

November 13, 2018 |

Michelle Obama is rolling out her new memoir titled “Becoming” with exactly the sort of fanfare we’ve come to expect from the Obama’s 13-city book tour and touchy-feeling arena interviews by celebrity moderators.
FOX News

Michelle Obama’s new memoir takes Trump to task

November 9, 2018 |

The former first lady tells of reacting with shock the night she learned Donald Trump would succeed President Barack Obama.
FOX News

Lyft hires Obama’s Transportation secretary as it leans toward a 2019 IPO

October 10, 2018 |

Anthony Foxx, who was U.S. Transportation secretary under then-President Obama, is joining Lyft Inc. to help the ride-hailing company navigate new regulatory roadblocks nationwide.

On Tuesday, Lyft named Foxx as chief policy officer and advisor to its founders. Foxx served under Obama throughout…


L.A. Times – Business

Trump Responds to Obama’s Critical Speech

September 7, 2018 |

If Barack Obama was hoping to get a public rise out of President Trump with his critical speech in Illinois, Trump largely passed on his first opportunity. “I’m sorry I watched it, but I fell asleep,” Trump said Friday during a speech of his own in North Dakota, reports Politico…
Newser

Behind Obama’s Silence: a Focus on the Long Game

June 28, 2018 |

Gabriel Debenedetti sets out to answer a question raised in the headline of a lengthy piece in New York magazine: “Where Is Barack Obama?” In one sense, the answer is easy: He’s traveling the world giving speeches, having visited every continent but Antarctica since leaving office. But in the larger…
Newser

TMZ

Vicente Fox Shades Obamas for Netflix Deal and Focusing on Money

May 23, 2018 |

Barack and Michelle Obama are making a huge mistake with their Netflix deal … according to Vicente Fox, who says they should focus on helping people, instead of making money. We got the ex-Mexican Prez Tuesday in D.C. and asked him…

TMZ.com

Obama’s insults may be a bond between Trump, Kanye West

April 29, 2018 |

And less than two weeks after the 2016 presidential election, Kanye West told a live audience at a show in San Jose, California: “If I would’ve voted, I would have voted on Trump.”
FOX News

TMZ

The Obamas Are Building a Swimming Pool in Time for Summer

April 19, 2018 |

Barack and Michelle Obama have decided 2 summers without a swimming pool were enough … so with another summer around the corner, they’re finally gonna build one. Obama’s post-presidential pad in Washington, D.C. — the one they first rented…

TMZ.com

Obamas discussing potential agreement with Netflix

March 11, 2018 |

Former President Obama and Michelle Obama are negotiating a potential programming agreement with Netflix Inc., according to media reports.

The negotiations, first reported by the New York Times, are for original content that could focus on the topics that were important to the Obamas during their…


L.A. Times – Business