In a speech at the White House, Obama explained that the dramatic shift in Cuban policy would "create more opportunities for the American and Cuban people and begin a new chapter among the nations of the Americas.
An agreement was reached in in which the United States would lift sanctions and steps would be taken to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons.
Obama saw his approval rating drop to a new low in November Obama's parents divorced in March A victory in the Iowa primary made him a viable challenger to the early frontrunner, the former first lady and current New York Senator Hillary Clinton, whom he outlasted in a grueling primary campaign to claim the Democratic nomination in early June In JunePresident Trump banned ship and commercial airline travel into Cuba.
But both want U. As president, Obama oversaw the passage of several notable pieces of legislation, including the Affordable Care Act also known as "Obamacare" and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of Russian troops crossed into Ukraine to support pro-Russian forces and the annexation of the province of Crimea.
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