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.
Two prominent Republicans exchanged criticism over U.S. involvement in Iraq on dueling Sunday news shows.
President Barack Obama said the United States is sending up to 300 military advisers to help Iraqi forces stem violent sectarian fighting and is prepared to take targeted military actions if they would help fight the growing threat from extremist militants.
By Julliane Love De Jesus
Despite his persistent smoking, President Benigno Aquino III is healthy.