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#Capitol Hill

# capitol-hill - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

'I have fixed things, but I am no longer your fixer, Mr Trump' - Michael Cohen delivers explosive testimony Capitol Hill This post contains videos

'I have fixed things, but I am no longer your fixer, Mr Trump' - Michael Cohen delivers explosive testimony

Cohen has been testifying before the House of Representatives Oversight Committee today.

# capitol-hill - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Trump gives thumbs-up to protester shouting 'Trump is treason' while throwing Russian flags at him

Trump was at Congress to attend a weekly Republican luncheon and push his proposal for sweeping tax cuts.

# capitol-hill - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Man shot by US police after drawing weapon on Capitol Hill

A female bystander suffered what police said appeared to be minor injuries and was hospitalised.

# capitol-hill - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Secret Service regrets "administrative input error" that kept Gerry Adams from White House event

The Sinn Féin president was left waiting for 90 minutes by security personnel checking his documents, before deciding to leave.

# capitol-hill - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Gilmore in Washington to 'highlight plight' of undocumented Irish

The Tánaiste will also discuss the establishment of a visa regime for future legal migration between Ireland and the US.

# capitol-hill - Friday 14 March, 2014

Sinn Féin: ‘Undocumented Irish in US just want to live a full life paying their taxes’

Gerry Adams and Mary Lou McDonald held meetings with US politicians at Capitol Hill in Washington DC on the issue.

# capitol-hill - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Photobomb protestors tell the NSA to 'stop spying'

The CodePink protestors sat behind the National Security Agency’s chief at hearings today.

# capitol-hill - Saturday 5 October, 2013

Talks on landmark EU - US trade deal postponed as a result of shutdown

The negotiations had been due to begin in Brussels next week.

# capitol-hill - Friday 27 September, 2013

Government closure possible in US as politicians deadlocked over budget

Many agencies have been mandated to begin shutting their doors unless a deal can be reached by midnight on Monday.

# capitol-hill - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Deadly poison ricin sent in post to US Senator

The letter addressed to a Senator from Mississippi was intercepted before it could be delivered to him.

# capitol-hill - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Clinton vows to strengthen US embassy security after Libya attack

Emotional at times, Clinton said the events in Benghazi were highly personal to her.

# capitol-hill - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Barack Obama formally begins second term as US President

The second term always begins on January 20 – even though the ceremonial inauguration won’t take place until tomorrow.

Obama to be sworn in for his second term today... and tomorrow

Tradition dictates that inauguration ceremonies are not held on Sundays but the US constitution says that a president must be sworn in on 20 January.

# capitol-hill - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

In pictures: Taoiseach rounds off US trip with shamrock presentation USA! USA! USA! This post contains images

In pictures: Taoiseach rounds off US trip with shamrock presentation

Enda Kenny met with congressional leaders and presented President Obama with a bowl of shamrock as his US trip drew to a close.

# capitol-hill - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

Watch live: Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address SOTU This post contains videos

Watch live: Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address

The president is addressing the US Congress for the last time before the autumn election.

# capitol-hill - Monday 9 January, 2012

Obama loses second Chief of Staff within 12 months

Bill Daley, the Irish-American former commerce secretary, quits after just 355 days as Barack Obama’s right-hand man.

# capitol-hill - Thursday 29 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Has The Onion gone too far with #CongressHostage story? The Onion

Has The Onion gone too far with #CongressHostage story?

A ‘news story’, tweets and now a video falsely claim there is a hostage situation involving young children at the United States Congress building in Washington. It has not gone down well in some quarters.

# capitol-hill - Tuesday 28 June, 2011

'I'm not a crook': the top 5 US political scandals Scandal This post contains videos

'I'm not a crook': the top 5 US political scandals

Watergate and other political scandals that have rocked the US, and the world.