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# white-house - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Trump administration sues to block ex-aide John Bolton's book
# White House
# White House

Trump administration sues to block ex-aide John Bolton's book

Jun 17th 2020, 6:55 AM 22,853 Views 36 Comments

‘The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir’ is due to hit the shelves next Tuesday.

# white-house - Thursday 21 May, 2020

US publishes scathing report on China, and threatens to 'increase public pressure'
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

US publishes scathing report on China, and threatens to 'increase public pressure'

May 21st 2020, 7:45 AM 21,289 Views 71 Comments

The White House has published a 20-page report giving out about China.

# white-house - Monday 11 May, 2020

Spokesman denies reports that US Vice President Mike Pence is in self-isolation
# White House
# White House

Spokesman denies reports that US Vice President Mike Pence is in self-isolation

May 11th 2020, 7:53 AM 17,994 Views 19 Comments

A close aide of Pence was diagnosed with Covid-19 last week.

# white-house - Sunday 10 May, 2020

White House defends reopening economy despite death warnings
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

White House defends reopening economy despite death warnings

May 10th 2020, 7:32 PM 53,049 Views 96 Comments

Meanwhile, a medical expert dismissed Donald Trump’s claim that Covid-19 will “go away” without a vaccine.

# white-house - Thursday 7 May, 2020

US Justice Department drops case against ex-Trump aide Michael Flynn
# Michael Flynn
# Michael Flynn

US Justice Department drops case against ex-Trump aide Michael Flynn

May 7th 2020, 9:20 PM 17,373 Views 60 Comments

The Department said the FBI’s original probe of him had no “legitimate investigative basis”.

# white-house - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

Trump says Covid-19 is 'worse attack' than 9-11 and backtracks on disbanding taskforce
# Leaving Lockdown
# Leaving Lockdown

Trump says Covid-19 is 'worse attack' than 9-11 and backtracks on disbanding taskforce

Updated May 6th 2020, 9:53 PM 70,933 Views 107 Comments

“This is worse than Pearl Harbour. This is worse than the World Trade Center,” the US president said.

# white-house - Friday 1 May, 2020

Trump says he has seen evidence that Covid-19 came from Chinese lab but refuses to share it
# White House
# White House

Trump says he has seen evidence that Covid-19 came from Chinese lab but refuses to share it

May 1st 2020, 6:58 AM 46,666 Views 129 Comments

US intelligence agencies have debunked the theory, saying they have concluded that coronavirus was “not man-made or genetically modified”.

# white-house - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Trump says US may seek damages from China over coronavirus outbreak
# United States
# United States

Trump says US may seek damages from China over coronavirus outbreak

Apr 28th 2020, 7:41 AM 34,377 Views 112 Comments

The US president also appeared to confirm that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is alive.

# white-house - Friday 24 April, 2020

Experts criticise Trump suggestion about disinfectant as Covid-19 treatment
# White House
# White House

Experts criticise Trump suggestion about disinfectant as Covid-19 treatment

Apr 24th 2020, 7:15 AM 86,751 Views 196 Comments

Ingesting disinfectant is not a treatment against coronavirus.

# white-house - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Barack Obama endorses 'close friend' Joe Biden and touts his 'experience honesty and humility'
# The Big Guns
# The Big Guns

Barack Obama endorses 'close friend' Joe Biden and touts his 'experience honesty and humility'

Updated Apr 14th 2020, 5:51 PM 24,672 Views 74 Comments

The former president gave his endorsement in a video message.

# white-house - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

US Senate and White House reach agreement on $2 trillion Covid-19 rescue package
# Rescue Plan
# Rescue Plan

US Senate and White House reach agreement on $2 trillion Covid-19 rescue package

Mar 25th 2020, 7:01 AM 19,689 Views 63 Comments

The deal will see a sweep of new measures to provide Americans with healthcare and business supports.

# white-house - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Donald Trump says treatment 'is not gonna kill anybody' as US fast-tracks use of anti-malarial drug for coronavirus
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Donald Trump says treatment 'is not gonna kill anybody' as US fast-tracks use of anti-malarial drug for coronavirus

Mar 19th 2020, 4:30 PM 63,653 Views 101 Comments

US President Donald Trump made the announcement this afternoon.

# white-house - Thursday 12 March, 2020

'Better safe than sorry': Leo's White House visit with elbow bumps, namaste and warnings to stop panic buying
# 36 Hours In Washington
# 36 Hours In Washington

'Better safe than sorry': Leo's White House visit with elbow bumps, namaste and warnings to stop panic buying

Mar 12th 2020, 10:16 PM 36,448 Views 47 Comments

The issue of coronavirus dominated proceedings in Washington for this year’s St Patrick’s Day celebrations.

Leo Varadkar has met with Donald Trump in the Oval Office (they didn't shake hands)
# White House
# White House

Leo Varadkar has met with Donald Trump in the Oval Office (they didn't shake hands)

Mar 12th 2020, 4:05 PM 22,952 Views 38 Comments

Varadkar is expected to return to Ireland later today.

# white-house - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Meeting between Taoiseach and US Vice President Mike Pence will be closed to the media again
# Leo In The Us
# Leo In The Us

Meeting between Taoiseach and US Vice President Mike Pence will be closed to the media again

Mar 11th 2020, 7:20 AM 19,885 Views 20 Comments

This is the second time the breakfast meeting will be held behind closed doors.

# white-house - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

Democrats voting in Dublin go for Bernie but insist 'even the Devil' would be better than Trump
# Citizens Abroad
# Citizens Abroad

Democrats voting in Dublin go for Bernie but insist 'even the Devil' would be better than Trump

Mar 4th 2020, 8:30 PM 13,839 Views 19 Comments

Democrats Abroad Ireland had a Super Tuesday polling station in the Arlington Hotel.

# white-house - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Why is Super Tuesday so super and what will it tell us about the White House race?
# Super Duper
# Super Duper

Why is Super Tuesday so super and what will it tell us about the White House race?

Feb 29th 2020, 8:42 AM 13,182 Views 12 Comments

Expect to have a much clearer idea of who’ll take on Donald Trump after Tuesday.

# white-house - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Julian Assange phoned the White House to warn lives would be put at risk, court hears
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Julian Assange phoned the White House to warn lives would be put at risk, court hears

Feb 25th 2020, 10:49 PM 22,158 Views 0 Comments

Assange’s lawyer said that the extradition request “boldly and brazenly” misrepresents the facts.

# white-house - Saturday 22 February, 2020

Mike Bloomberg's $400 million (and counting) bet on the presidency and his plan to target Trump
# Race For The White House
# Race For The White House

Mike Bloomberg's $400 million (and counting) bet on the presidency and his plan to target Trump

Feb 22nd 2020, 7:30 AM 41,991 Views 47 Comments

The former New York Mayor has been the talk of the Democratic campaign this week.

# white-house - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Buttigieg and Sanders neck-and-neck in Iowa as Biden acknowledges 'gut punch'
# White House
# White House

Buttigieg and Sanders neck-and-neck in Iowa as Biden acknowledges 'gut punch'

Feb 6th 2020, 7:37 AM 13,346 Views 20 Comments

Senator Elizabeth Warren and former vice president Joe Biden are in third and fourth place.

# white-house - Thursday 30 January, 2020

US life expectancy is on the up - and the White House says it's thanks to Trump
# US President
# US President

US life expectancy is on the up - and the White House says it's thanks to Trump

Jan 30th 2020, 11:01 PM 12,858 Views 44 Comments

The US government said that 2018 saw the first decline in drug overdose deaths in almost three decades.

# white-house - Thursday 9 January, 2020

'Insulting and demeaning': White House briefing on Soleimani killing criticised by some Republicans
# Iran-US Tensions
# Iran-US Tensions

'Insulting and demeaning': White House briefing on Soleimani killing criticised by some Republicans

Jan 9th 2020, 9:22 AM 31,263 Views 20 Comments

Officials have repeatedly claimed a threat to Americans in the Middle East led to the killing.

# white-house - Sunday 29 December, 2019

White House warns North Korea about sending a 'Christmas gift'
# Trump
# Trump

White House warns North Korea about sending a 'Christmas gift'

Dec 29th 2019, 5:46 PM 20,418 Views 21 Comments

Talks about denuclearisation on the Korean peninsula have been deadlocked since earlier this year.

# white-house - Sunday 22 December, 2019

White House believes Nancy Pelosi will 'yield' on impeachment delay
# US Politics
# US Politics

White House believes Nancy Pelosi will 'yield' on impeachment delay

Dec 22nd 2019, 7:20 PM 19,768 Views 56 Comments

“We think her case is going nowhere,” said Marc Short, chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence.

# white-house - Monday 2 December, 2019

White House will not take part in impeachment hearing on Wednesday
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

White House will not take part in impeachment hearing on Wednesday

Dec 2nd 2019, 11:58 AM 9,521 Views 16 Comments

Trump is facing allegations that he illegally sought help from Ukraine to get information.

# white-house - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

White House lockdown: Restrictions lifted after initial alert caused by plane entering restricted airspace
# Unidentified Plane
# Unidentified Plane

White House lockdown: Restrictions lifted after initial alert caused by plane entering restricted airspace

Nov 26th 2019, 2:17 PM 24,723 Views 9 Comments

Evacuations were ordered as a precaution and lasted about half an hour.

Ex-White House counsel Don McGahn ordered to face impeachment inquiry
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

Ex-White House counsel Don McGahn ordered to face impeachment inquiry

Nov 26th 2019, 6:52 AM 8,621 Views 6 Comments

McGahn was a star witness in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.

# white-house - Sunday 3 November, 2019

Baseball star to skip White House over 'divisive' Trump
# Snub
From The42
# Snub

Baseball star to skip White House over 'divisive' Trump

Nov 3rd 2019, 12:53 AM 9,207 Views 3 Comments

Sean Doolittle is not a fan of the US President.

# white-house - Friday 1 November, 2019

Baseball World Series winners to visit White House despite fans booing Donald Trump
# Invitation
From The42
# Invitation

Baseball World Series winners to visit White House despite fans booing Donald Trump

Nov 1st 2019, 5:59 PM 3,992 Views 4 Comments

The Washington Nationals defeated the Houston Astros to become Major League champions.

# white-house - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

US to lift sanctions on Turkey after successful ceasefire
# White House
# White House

US to lift sanctions on Turkey after successful ceasefire

Oct 23rd 2019, 5:15 PM 7,560 Views 28 Comments

Donald Trump made the comment in an address at the White House today.

# white-house - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

White House requests ‘urgent meeting’ with family of teen killed in crash involving diplomat's wife
# Harry Dunn
# Harry Dunn

White House requests ‘urgent meeting’ with family of teen killed in crash involving diplomat's wife

Oct 15th 2019, 8:02 PM 17,619 Views 9 Comments

Anne Sacoolas was given diplomatic immunity and allowed to return to the US after the fatal crash in England.

# white-house - Monday 14 October, 2019

White House condemns fake video of Trump shooting media and political opponents
# DOCTORED
# DOCTORED

White House condemns fake video of Trump shooting media and political opponents

Oct 14th 2019, 7:59 PM 17,314 Views 7 Comments

In the clip, the US president’s head is superimposed on a man opening fire in the ‘Church of Fake News’.

# white-house - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

White House says it will not co-operate with impeachment probe
# White House
# White House

White House says it will not co-operate with impeachment probe

Oct 9th 2019, 7:04 AM 12,572 Views 48 Comments

Lawyers for Trump sent a letter to House leaders bluntly stating their refusal to take part.

# white-house - Monday 7 October, 2019

In a major shift, US to remove troops as Turkey set to invade Syria
# White House
# White House

In a major shift, US to remove troops as Turkey set to invade Syria

Oct 7th 2019, 7:53 AM 21,464 Views 41 Comments

This move would result in an uncertain fate for the Kurdish fighters allied with the US.

# white-house - Saturday 5 October, 2019

Impeachment probe reaches into White House with new subpoena
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

Impeachment probe reaches into White House with new subpoena

Oct 5th 2019, 9:37 AM 19,463 Views 77 Comments

The US president warned House Democrats that they would suffer at the polls as the probe gathered pace.

# white-house - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Details of Donald Trump’s calls with foreign leaders ‘often concealed’
# White House
# White House

Details of Donald Trump’s calls with foreign leaders ‘often concealed’

Sep 29th 2019, 7:21 AM 20,457 Views 45 Comments

The White House’s handling of Trump’s calls with foreign leaders is at the heart of House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry.

# white-house - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Whistleblower: White House officials 'locked down' transcript of call with Ukrainian leader
# Classified
# Classified

Whistleblower: White House officials 'locked down' transcript of call with Ukrainian leader

Sep 26th 2019, 2:38 PM 18,104 Views 50 Comments

According to the intelligence community official, the transcript was loaded into a system that is used to store “especially sensitive” classified information.

# white-house - Sunday 7 July, 2019

Rapinoe wins World Cup Golden Ball and Golden Boot
# Star
From The42
# Star

Rapinoe wins World Cup Golden Ball and Golden Boot

Jul 7th 2019, 7:26 PM 10,884 Views 17 Comments

The 34-year-old may have played her last game in the competition.

# white-house - Friday 21 June, 2019

Advice columnist E Jean Carroll accuses Trump of 1990s sexual assault
# Accusation
# Accusation

Advice columnist E Jean Carroll accuses Trump of 1990s sexual assault

Jun 21st 2019, 8:05 PM 30,346 Views 76 Comments

The White House has described the story as “completely false and unrealistic”.

# white-house - Thursday 13 June, 2019

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders to step down from role
# United States
# United States

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders to step down from role

Jun 13th 2019, 9:34 PM 32,821 Views 67 Comments

The president tweeted the news evening.