Once shunned by the United States, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi rode a wave of enthusiasm and popular support Monday to the White House, where he is kicking off a two-day visit with President Barack Obama. The two leaders sought to put a brave face on the relationship despite widespread concerns that US-Indian ties have frayed in recent years.
President Barack Obama is condemning as a “barbaric murder” the slaying of British aid worker David Haines by Islamic State extremists.
President Barack Obama says “America does not forget” and is vowing justice for the murder of an American journalist.
Conceding defeat on a top domestic priority, President Barack Obama blamed a Republican “year of obstruction” for the demise of sweeping immigration legislation on Monday and said he would take new steps without Congress to fix as much of the system as he can on his own.
President Barack Obama ignited a new power showdown with Republicans Monday, vowing to fix America’s broken immigration system alone after Congress refused to vote on his top remaining domestic priority this year.