President Obama and His Take in Foreign Involvement and Obamacare

1398 WordsJan 25, 20186 Pages
Barack Obama (D) was inaugurated as the forty-forth President of the United States on January 20, 2009, as he defeated John McCain (R) in the 2008 Election, capturing 53% of the popular vote. Throughout his first four years, President Obama accomplished many tasks, including cutting taxes by $288 billion and numerous healthcare reforms. He also ended American military presence in Iraq, and signed a nuclear arms treaty with Russia. When he was up for reelection in 2012, President Obama faced Mitt Romney (R), the former governor of Massachusetts, who wanted to focus on cutting federal government spending and reduce the national debt. President Obama ended up winning the 2012 Election, capturing 51% of the popular vote. Regarding the United State’s involvement with Syria, the Obama Administration would get a 5 out of 10. As a world superpower, the United States should prioritize making or keeping peace with countries rather than starting a conflict. In Syria, a civil war is taking place, which means Syria is fighting against itself and no one else is involved. Some may argue that as the world superpower the United States must mediate unfair actions taking place around the globe. President Obama could not pick a side on the Syria issue. His original decision was to stay out of their business, for getting involved in an unnecessary war that was not even his own was senseless. However, toward the end of August after seeing videos of children dying caused by toxic gas, Obama

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