After a report emerged from a source for The Hill newspaper that Joel on a trip to Washington, D.C., claimed that he recently smoked a cigarette with President Obama, the musician is now denying the story.
Musician Pharrell Williams said in a recent Ebony magazine interview that President Obama "should have gone down" to Ferguson to address the situation.
According to one of The Hill's sources, Obama invited Billy Joel to have a cigarette with him when the musician made a recent trip to the White House.
The White House doesn’t really seem to have a problem contradicting itself, so maybe this latest whopper shouldn’t surprise us.
Attorney General Eric Holder released a statement Monday night assuring rioters that the Justice Department still has two investigations to complete in Ferguson.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama appealed for calm and understanding in Ferguson on Monday after a grand jury decided not to indict in the death of Michael Brown, pleading with both residents and police officers to show restraint.
This is like one of those times a member of a professional wrestling posse turns heel on national television and sets off the drama.
Sen. Rand Paul’s Time op-ed on Ferguson Tuesday blamed politicians for creating “a culture of violence” through the War on Drugs, and urged Ferguson protesters to “channel your frustration in ways that will make a positive change.”
Sen. Rand Paul wants Congress to formally declare war against ISIS.
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Can you imagine one of your professors dressing up as President Obama for a lecture on executive overreach?
Probably not. But dressing up as former Vice President Dick Cheney is fair game.