Saturday was President Trump’s 100th day in office, and it was also Barack Obama’s 100th day out of office.
After Obama left the Oval Office, a multitude of revelations came forth of money spent and deals negotiated by his administration.
We share a sample here of just a few of the deals exposed within the past 100 days, as well as some of the headlines of what Obama has been up to within the past 100 days.
Obama’s Iran prisoner-swap deal exposed. Three days before he left office, Obama arranged a deal with Iran, releasing seven dangerous Iranian prisoners and pardoning 14 other dangerous fugitives, in exchange for five American prisoners set free.
Report: Obama blocked a vital deal needed for Taiwan’s defense. Despite approval from the Pentagon and State Department, a $1 billion arms sale vital to improving Taiwan’s defenses was blocked in December by the Obama administration.
Report: Obama administration purchased thousands of vehicles not utilized. A Government Accountability Office released a report that from fiscal years 2011 through 2015: federal agencies spent over $1.6 billion on approximately 64,500 vehicles – and many of them are not even being used.
Investigation Reveals: Obama channeled billions of dollars to activist groups. A congressional investigation has revealed that the Obama administration channeled billions of dollars to activist groups through a Department of Justice slush fund scheme.
Report: Obama administration ignored over a million visa overstays. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents report that the government flagged more than 1.6 million foreign visitors for overstaying their visas from 2013 to 2015, but President Obama did not attempt to remove them from the country, citing them as a low priority.
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State Department reviewing Obama’s $221 million payment to Palestinians. This was slipped in just hours before Donald Trump was sworn in as the new president.
Here’s a little sample of what the former president has been up to within the past 100 days:
Internet ablaze over a photo of the Obamas aboard a luxurious yacht. Spotted off the South Pacific island of Mo’orea, former President Barack Obama was photographed snapping a picture of his wife, Michelle, aboard a luxurious $300 million yacht, along with several of his well-known celebrity friends.
Obama makes a stunning admission about his high school days. In his first public speech since leaving the White House, Obama sat down with students at the University of Chicago, and admitted, “If you had pictures of everything I had done when I was in high school, I probably wouldn’t have been president of the United States.”
At the same event, he revealed his next mission in politics – to work with young people and train them to be community organizers – although he admitted he didn’t get much accomplished as a community organizer but said the stint “gave me the foundation for my subsequent political career.”
Another big payday for Obama. Obama raked in a whopping $400,000 paycheck for showing up for an interview for the A&E Network.
Report: Obama due big payday for an upcoming speech. Obama has reportedly accepted an invitation to speak at Cantor Fitzgerald’s health conference in September for another big $400,000 paycheck.
The Illinois House of Representatives held a vote on whether to designate Obama’s birthday (August 4) as a state-sanctioned holiday.
Hollywood has plans for Obama’s story. A workplace comedy which will revolve around White House employees and staffers who used to work for former President Barack Obama is currently in development.
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