The former Massachusetts Senator, who was voted out in 2012, is expected to launch an exploratory committee.
The White House noted Thursday that the situation in Ukraine “is not getting better.”
If adopted, the plan would shrink the federal prison population by more than 6,500 over the next five years.
“If you’re working hard [and] barely making ends meet, you should be paid overtime, period,” the president said.
The president said that CIA Director John Brennan has fully cooperated with the Senate Intelligence Committee.
Arseniy Yatsenyuk visited the White House today, where President Obama pledged U.S. support for the new regime.
The HHS Secretary said that the administration can create “special enrollment periods” for people who miss the March 31 deadline.
“For the sitting Majority Leader to go out on the Senate and identify two individuals and try to demonize them because they’re trying to exercise their First Amendment rights…we find that very, very troubling.”