Barack Obama

  • 8 May 2018

    President Donald Trump announces that the US is withdrawing from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal that his predecessor, Barack Obama, signed up to.

  • 9 Nov 2017

    How does Mr Trump’s performance compare with how Mr Obama was doing a year after his election?

  • 1 Sep 2017

    Race relations are always a significant issue in American public life. FactCheck looks at how perceptions of racism have changed.

  • 14 Apr 2017

    While President Trump focuses on fighting battles overseas there is a war raging in his own White House. Alyssa Mastromonaco, President Obama’s former Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, discusses her new book about her experience inside the Oval Office.

  • 17 Mar 2017

    The White House has assured Britain it won’t repeat allegations that the eavesdropping agency GCHQ was used by Barack Obama to spy on Donald Trump before last year’s election.

  • 6 Mar 2017

    Scottie Nell Hughes, one of Donald Trump’s most high profile supporters, and John Sandweg, who was director of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement under President Obama.

  • 19 Jan 2017

    The first African-American President who arrived with hope and promises of huge change has presided over a fractured country and a deeply divided political system which he couldn’t heal.

  • 18 Jan 2017

    While we’ve been on air President Obama has been giving his final press conference.

  • 11 Jan 2017

    Jessica Ashooh, from the think tank, the Atlantic Council, and Suzan Johnson Cook, a former adviser to Barack Obama.

  • 11 Jan 2017

    He’s still the President, just. Last night Barack Obama went back to his political roots in Chicago and bid his farewell.

  • 21 Dec 2016

    It’s less than a month now before climate change sceptic Donald Trump takes over the White House.He won the US presidential election partly on a platform of using more fossil fuels with fewer environmental rules. Now President Obama has announced climate protections which his successor might not be able to reverse.

  • 16 Dec 2016

    The US president-elect Donald Trump has again dismissed any suggestions that Russia tried to swing the election in his favour. President Obama warned of retaliation against any attempt to interfere with the integrity of the poll, saying Vladimir Putin was “well aware” of his feelings.

  • 12 Dec 2016

    The row over alleged Russian “interference” in the US presidential elections is showing no sign of abating. While Barack Obama has ordered a full investigation, a call that is backed by a bi-partisan group of senators, President-elect Donald Trump has dismissed the claims as “ridiculous”.

  • 17 Nov 2016

    It’s his “farewell tour” of Europe. But Barack Obama was keen to use his last appearance alongside the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, to put down a marker for his successor, warning Donald Trump to be ready to stand up to Russia if needed. Speaking in Berlin, the President said that Mrs Merkel had been his…

  • 15 Nov 2016

    As Russia resumed its attacks on Syria, Barack Obama flew into Europe on his final visit of his Presidency.