John Brennan, who served as the director of the Central Intelligence Agency during the Obama administration, called for a ban on semi-automatic weapons Wednesday following the two mass shootings over the weekend in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.
The Natural Resources Defense Council held close ties to the Obama administration, providing advice on joining the Paris Agreement while simultaneously maintaining ties to China, according to attorneys and policy analysts who have reviewed email records obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request.
With the Iranian economy teetering on the brink of collapse, senior Iranian officials and their allies in the former administration's self-described pro-Iran echo chamber have been scrambling to drive a wedge between President Donald Trump and his national security team.
Despite numerous liberal politicians and pundits excoriating the Trump administration for delaying the Harriet Tubman $20 bill, former Obama administration officials recently revealed there was no actual delay.
Ian Bassin, the president and executive director of the liberal nonprofit Protect Democracy Project (PDP), said the proposed citizenship question for the 2020 U.S. census is an attempt to institutionalize "white power."
Democratic senator Elizabeth Warren's pledge to end the practice of tapping political donors to be ambassadors comes after years of silence during the Barack Obama presidency, when she voted to confirm numerous donors with no diplomatic experience.
Joe Biden's presidential campaign refused to defend the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal he championed as vice president to the Atlantic, which asked all the Democratic presidential candidates for their views on TPP.