I just added 15 new items to my list of Obama’s lies, lawbreaking, etc.
Items 1 through 500 can be found at https://danfromsquirrelhill.wordpress.com/2013/08/15/obama-252/
Items 501 through 1,000 can be found at https://danfromsquirrelhill.wordpress.com/2015/12/04/obama-part-2/
Items 1,001 through 1,202 can be found at https://danfromsquirrelhill.wordpress.com/2015/12/04/obama-part-3/
Here are the new entries:
1,188) “Obama administration placed children with human traffickers, report says”
In January 2016, the Washington Post reported:
Obama administration placed children with human traffickers, report says
The Obama administration failed to protect thousands of Central American children who have flooded across the U.S. border since 2011, leaving them vulnerable to traffickers and to abuses at the hands of government-approved caretakers…
The Office of Refugee Resettlement, an agency of the Department of Health and Human Services, failed to do proper background checks of adults who claimed the children…
It detailed nearly 30 cases where unaccompanied children had been trafficked after federal officials released them to sponsors or where there were “serious trafficking indicators.”
1,189) Spent $336,413 of taxpayer’s money to build an app that costs only $10 to build in the private sector
In April 2016, it was reported that the Obama administration had spent $336,413 of taxpayers’ money to build a randomizer app that chooses left or right. In the private sector, such an app can be built for $10.
1,190) Censored a video of French president Francois Hollande saying “Islamist terrorism”
The video, which was originally posted at the White House website, goes silent for two seconds, beginning at 1:31. You can see it at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hfDt8U0wsdk
1,191) Even though the Iraq War had allegedly ended in December 2011, Obama had 5,000 troops in Iraq in March 2016
Even though the Iraq War had allegedly ended in December 2011, Obama had 5,000 troops in Iraq in March 2016.
1,192) The “most transparent administration in history” illegally ignored a Freedom of Information request regarding information on meetings that Obama had had with former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich
In March 2016, it was reported that the Obama administration had illegally ignored a Freedom of Information request regarding information on meetings that Obama had had with former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich.
After Blagojevich had these meeting with Obama, Blagojevich was convicted on 17 charges of public corruption based on, among other things, Blagojevich’s attempt to illegally make money by filling the U.S. Senate seat in Illinois that was left empty after Obama became President. Blagojevich was sentenced to 14 years in prison.
1,193) The Obama administration falsely said it did not have a file on former CBS News reporter Sharyl Attkisson
In November 2015, the Obama administration falsely said that it did not have a file on former CBS News reporter Sharyl Attkisson.
1,194) The Obama administration illegally ignored a Freedom of Information request regarding its file on former CBS News reporter Sharyl Attkisson
In December 2014, it was reported that the Obama administration had illegally ignored a Freedom of Information request regarding its file on former CBS News reporter Sharyl Attkisson.
1,195) During the two weeks after Islamic terrorists murdered 130 people in Paris in November 2015, Obama allowed Muslim Syrian refugees into the U.S. but not Christian Syrian refugees, even though Christians were being specifically targeted for persecution in Syria
However, on November 30, 2015, it was reported that during the previous two weeks (i.e., the two weeks immediately after Islamic terrorists murdered 130 people in Paris) of the 132 Syrian refugees that the Obama administration had admitted into the U.S., 100% of them were Muslim, and 0% of them were Christian.
1,196) Broke his promise to help Iraq War veteran David McKimmey
David McKimmey is a U.S. Army veteran who was injured during the Iraq War. He was not getting the help from the Veterans Administration that he needed, so his mother, Cherry McKimmey, wrote to Obama, asking for help.
In July 2009, Obama sent a handwritten letter to Cherry McKimmey, which said:
“… Michelle and I intend to do everything we can over the next four years to support your family…”
However, in December 2015, Cherry McKimmey said that Obama had broken his promise.
1,197) Said that “accountability” for the Veterans Administration scandal does not actually involve firing anyone
In December 2015, the Obama administration said that “accountability” for the Veterans Administration scandal does not actually involve firing anyone.
1,198) After Obama released Ibrahim Qosi from Guantanamo Bay, Qosi became an al-Qaeda leader in Yemen
In 2012, Obama released Ibrahim Qosi from Guantanamo Bay. In December 2015, it was reported that Qosi had become an al-Qaeda leader in Yemen.
1,199) “Obama cites not watching cable news for failure to recognize terrorism fears”
In December 2015, CNN reported:
Obama cites not watching cable news for failure to recognize terrorism fears
President Obama said in a private meeting this week that he initially failed to understand the level of national anxiety in the wake of the Paris and San Bernardino terrorist attacks, in part, because he didn’t watch enough cable news.
In an off-the-record meeting with journalists on Tuesday, Obama said that he did not watch enough cable news to fully recognize the extent of people’s fears, sources with knowledge of the meeting told CNN. That characterization of Obama’s remarks was included in a New York Times article, but later removed while the article was being edited for the print edition.
1,200) Refused to fire or prosecute two Veterans Administration officials who stole $400,000 from the Veterans Administration
In December 2015, it was reported that the Obama administration had refused to fire or prosecute two Veterans Administration officials who had stolen $400,000 from the Veterans Administration.
1,201) Illegally used the NSA to spy on members of the U.S. Congress
1,202) Used the NSA to spy on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other high ranking Israeli government officials