A group of leading senators is calling on newly installed Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to immediately launch an investigation into efforts by the Obama administration to sway foreign elections by sending taxpayer funds to “extreme and sometimes violent political activists” that aim to advance leftist causes, according to a copy of the letter.
The Obama administration announced that Andrew Jackson will be removed from the $20 bill, but it appears the seventh president might get a new image boost by President Donald Trump.
The Obama administration blocked a $1 billion arms sale to Taiwan in December that was needed to improve the island’s defenses despite approval from the State Department and Pentagon, according to Trump administration officials.
The Obama administration last year spent more than $77 million on advertising costs to promote Obamacare, which a Republican-controlled White House and Congress are now working to repeal.
U.S. airstrikes on Thursday in Yemen killed a former detainee at the Guantanamo Bay military prison, Yasir al-Silmi, who was released from the detention center in 2009 by the Obama administration.