Trump set to get spy agency briefings, visit Oval Office

Nov 10, 2016

Trump set to get spy agency briefings, visit Oval Office

President Barack Obama will host Donald Trump in the Oval Office Thursday, hoping to ease a smooth transition of power and steady nerves after an election that has shocked the world. Forty-eight hours after Trump’s improbable political victory, the 70-year-old president-elect will get a ...

Despite troubling signs, Obama says Islamic State on defensive

Apr 14, 2016

Despite troubling signs, Obama says Islamic State on defensive

President Barack Obama claimed progress Wednesday in the U.S.-led fight against the Islamic State group, even as political turmoil in Iraq and renewed violence in Syria threatened to jeopardize hard-fought gains. During a rare presidential visit to CIA headquarters, Obama said it had been ...