He appears cool to a suggestion that he kick off his inauguration with a Fifth Avenue parade, then board a helicopter atop Trump Tower and fly to Washington.
The special rewards being offered to Trump's biggest backers could cut against his pledge to “drain the swamp” and run an administration free from the influence of wealthy interests.
Michelle Obama, Education Secretary Arne Duncan and senior presidential adviser Valerie Jarrett will fly to Chicago to attend Hadiya Pendleton's funeral.
“I am a perfectionist,” she said, “and one thing about me: I practice until my feet bleed. I did not have time to rehearse with the orchestra."
Telecommunications giant AT&T gave $3 million to fund the festivities surrounding President Obama's swearing-in ceremony two weeks ago -- one of the largest ever contributions to a presidential inauguration, according to the company's lobbying report. In a report filed to Congress on Wednesday night, the company said that it had spent $3.4 million on lobbying […]
Obama on Tuesday night paid tribute to a staffer who died last summer after collapsing at the campaign’s Chicago headquarters.
More than 2000 will attend the interfaith service.
The president thanks members of Congress and reaches out.
"I'm not going to see this again," said Obama.