Barack Obama Facts – 66 Interesting Facts About Barack Obama
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On his inauguration on January 20, 2009 more than 1.8 million people turned up braving bitter cold at the National Mall in Washington.
He began his Presidency with a 68% approval rating.
He helped to finish US involvement in Iraq which ended in 2011 and also ordered US military involvement in Libya to overthrow Libyan dictator.
His finest moment came in May in 2011 when he authorized the US Navy Seals to mount an operation to kill Osama Bin Laden in Abbotabad , Pakistan.
Obama had got an economy which was facing a crisis and stagnation. When he took over, 800,000 jobs were lost and the nation was looking at its worst economic crisis
Obama pushed through an $831 billion economic stimulus package
He renewed loans to auto makers and also became a part owner of General Motors
He will be best remembered for his healthcare reform law better known as Obamacare
Obamacare envisaged giving affordable insurance and better protection to US citizens
However skeptics warranted it as expensive federal interference.