‘I’ll Call the White House’: What Obama’s ‘Lost’ Uncle Omar Told Police After Being Arrested for Drunk Driving

Julian Gavaghan, Daily Mail (London), August 30, 2011

President Barack Obama’s long-lost uncle declared he would ‘call the White House’ after being arrested for alleged drunk driving.

Obama Onyango, otherwise known as the mysterious ‘Uncle Omar’, said he would like to phone his powerful nephew after being offered the customary free call by police in Massachusetts.

Last night the 67-year-old illegal immigrant, who is thought to have moved from Kenya to the U.S. in the 1960s and is being held under a longstanding warrant for his deportation, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol.

He was pulled over last week after he nearly collided with an unmarked police Mitsubishi SUV patrol car near a fried chicken shop in the Boston suburb of Framingham while allegedly over the legal limit.

The policeman and another driver both slammed on their brakes after Mr Onyango went through a stop sign, a judge was told.

In evidence given to the Framingham District Court, arresting officer Val Krishtal wrote that the suspect was ‘moderately unsteady on his feet’ and was unable to walk in a straight line or balance on one leg for more than seven seconds.

But what the officer did not know was that Mr Onyango was that the man he arrested was the older brother of the president’s aunt, Zeituni Onyango, who was last year allowed to stay in Boston after a long court battle with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement service who wanted to deport her.

According to The Times,the first clue might have come once he was taken to Framingham police station and the officer reported that: ‘When asked if he wanted to make a telephone call to arrange his bail, Obama stated, “I think I will call the White House”.’

The mysterious suspect, whose whereabouts was long unknown, was referred to as ‘Uncle Omar’ in the President’s 1995 book Dreams from My Father.

In the autobiography, Mr Obama states Mr Onyango was ‘the uncle who left for America 25 years ago and had never come back’.

After being arrested outside Chicken Bone Saloon, in Framingham, at 7.10pm local time on August 24 he was breathalysed by police and allegedly had blood alcohol of 0.14mg per 100ml. The legal limit in the state is 0.08mg. He pleaded not guilty yesterday.

Mr Onyango is the son of his grandfather Hussein Onyango Obama’s third wife, Sarah. Barack Obama’s father, Barack Senior, was born to his grandfather’s second wife, Akumu.

However, the President calls Sarah ‘Granny’ because she brought up his father.

His mother was Stanley Ann Durham, who died in 1995. The President’s father was married four times and had eight children before he died in 1982 aged 46. They split up when Barack Obama Jnr was just two.

It was not until he visited Kenya in 1987 that he got to know many members of his family.

Police records show his ‘uncle’ Onyango Obama was born on June 3, 1944. A separate investigation by The Times newspaper three years ago revealed the President’s has the same date of birth.

At the time, he was believed to be living in the suburbs of Boston, the largest city in Massachusetts, where his sister–the President’s Auntie Zeituni–was living illegally.

She was allowed to stay in America following a court battle.

Mr Obama’s landlady is believed to have taken him to court to evict him in 2000 because he had not paid his $500-per-month rent.

He was also a partner in a convenience store business that opened in 1992.

Margaret Wong, the Cleveland lawyer who successfully represented Zeituni, confirmed through a representative last night that she has also been retained to defend Mr Obama.

‘Before he went to America, we all knew him as Omar. But he dropped that bit, changing it to Obama Onyango, because he said he preferred his African name,’ said Nelson Ochieng, a cousin in the Kenyan city of Kisumu.

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  • Anonymous

    The President as an adult has entered a world what with sociobiology, the genome project, DNA science, etc., underscores

    for any literate American that humans face a clearer fact of life than their ancestors–namely, that at core we have choice and intention but to augment and amplify it, we are faced with a confrontation of our inborn tendnecies/ likelihoods. Thre is nothing known to me that President Obama has ever emphasized remotely to indicate he has any cognizance of, let along interest in, the highly heritable traits that are manifest in his immediate ancestry: the verbally unanchored, breezy psychopathic-like conduct of his assumed Kenyan father; the schizy-like, Oedipal “socialism”of his odd mother; the mental

    depressive strain that likely was manifest in his mother and certainly in her paternal grandmother. That he overlooks human genetics are yet purports to be directly concerned with race is,

    well, a chip off the old block, it would seem.

  • GB

    Did anyone notice how the CNN report said “half-uncle” again and again? Was it an intentional effort to make the connection to the president as distant as possible?

  • Randolph Carter

    “Mr Onyango is the son of his grandfather Hussein Onyango Obama’s third wife, Sarah. Barack Obama’s father, Barack Senior, was born to his grandfather’s second wife, Akumu.”

    Our distinguished president has quite the family tree!

  • El Cerote

    Gee, I wonder why THIS winner isn’t invited to White House parties! “MMMMMMmmmmm — I’m gonna tell my big NEPHEW on you!!!”

  • Anonymous

    This comes on the heels of another drunken criminal alien dragging a 23 year old college grad to his death in Milford MA. Simply ridiculous that the government is more than willing to allow it’s citizens to be murdered and maimed by outsiders in the name of tolerance.

  • waspranger

    Hey what ever happed to his aunt,you know the one who was also here illegal ? This is so approriate for obama, I mean just think about it real hard, a president who has at least two members of his family that are illegal aliens.Its astonishing when you really think about it,it basicaly says it all.

  • Georgia Resident

    If Obama and these relatives of his were white people, Billy Carter wouldn’t be able to hold a candle to them in the “embarrassing political liabilities” category. As it is, the media will either keep it mostly hushed, or try to justify their actions.

  • Anonymous

    Ah, the grace of Africa.

    But then again, White politicians just do it slicker.

    Good old Teddy “Chapaquiddick” Kennedy, the murderer not only of Mary Jane , but the whole damn country with his evil 1965 imigration act.

    HeyHe brought us Obama and his great kin!

    A “twofer.”

    (And Washington is so full of perverts, letches, gropers, thieves, liars that make pinnochio (sp) look like a saint, who’s to judge?

    Obama’s kin is just dumber.

  • John Engelman

    Why is the President responsible for the behavior of an embarrassing relative?

  • Cid Campeador

    This has become such a burlesque situation. His aunt gets to stay here and so will Uncle Omar. That should give all the other illegals a feeling of relief.

    This country is headed for disaster. In addition to assaults on White people, we now have Mecha, La Raza and “nuestros reconquistos” planning a armed conflict against us.

    I had to laugh at these idiots who are so proud of their Hispanic culture but have such a poor command of their language. The above title in quotes is incorrect. It’s supposed to translate “Our Reconquests”, however there is no such word as “reconquisto” . The noun is feminine. It’s reconquista, therefore the correct usage should be nuestras reconquistas. This might be nitpicking on my part but what the Hell.

    One heartening thing in the comments section of the San Diego paper was the number of comments from Hispanic Americans warning these thugs that they better not count on their support and that they would be there with their firearms to defend our country.

  • Cid Campeador

    One correction on my previous post. The newspaper article was from a Phoenix paper, not San Diego. My OCD is kicking in.

  • Frank

    My, my, what will historians write about a president whose eligibility is questionable and has two illegal relatives in the country?

  • Anonymous

    Such a handsome fellow, this Uncle Omar. No wonder black men are desired by females clear across the globe.

    Pity that his famous nephew’s looks got contaminated with that Caucasian blood — otherwise our President could be as impressive-looking as this!

  • Ted

    Well put #13, well put.

    I am surprised the blacks are not up in arms with Al Sharptongue and Jesse James Jackson on TV crying about the stereotypical image they had in the paper of Ole Uncle Oscars arrest.

    He was standing in front of the

    (Chicken Bone BarBecue and Lounge)

  • Nick

    Why would a black from Kenya want to move here?

    Aren’t blacks treated so badly in the U.S.?

    And to leave all of his “brothers and sisters” in Africa.

  • jdavis

    Is any member of this family in the USA legally? Does any member of this family contribute to the overall good of our country? Why all the mystery with this clan?

    And imagine, they don’t even get to take monthly vacations all over the world with the “big pappa.”

    Between my president, and BET, black culture makes me sick…I want no part of it. I don’t care how fast they can run, or how high they can jump, they are bad citizens. The good citizen ratio is a small percentage of the 14% of our populace.

    Integration forced by law has proven to be poppycock…too much has been given to undeserving and demanding nonproductive , nonparticipatory people.

  • Minerva

    I was reading this article aloud to my husband and can hardly believe how ridiculous it sounds with all the African names.

    “Maybe Kokumu can help me find Pazuzu” – quote from the movie “Exorcist II-The Heretic” was all I could think of while reading this.

    Isn’t it grand how these Africans, long sought by the government for deportation, have been roaming this country all these decades? Unbelievable.

  • Anonymous

    Did anyone notice how the CNN report said “half-uncle” again and again? Was it an intentional effort to make the connection to the president as distant as possible?

    There is really no such thing as a half uncle. Uncles and aunts are blood relations through only 1 parent.

  • Browser

    9 — John Engelman wrote at 7:52 AM on September 1:

    Why is the President responsible for the behavior of an embarrassing relative?

    __ __ __ __

    No one has claimed that the president is “responsible” for him, John.

    But it DOES cast some interesting light on the whole irresponsible family.

    After all, the acorns don’t fall far from the tree.

    (And why are you so defensive of him? Sometimes I wonder if you would take your own side in an argument!)