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# white-house - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

A man has set himself on fire on the grounds of the White House
# Washington
# Washington

A man has set himself on fire on the grounds of the White House

May 29th 2019, 6:33 PM 38,069 Views 43 Comments

Members of the Secret Service tried to assist the man.

# white-house - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Pelosi: 'Trump is engaged in a cover-up and that could be impeachable'
# Rumble In The White House
# Rumble In The White House

Pelosi: 'Trump is engaged in a cover-up and that could be impeachable'

May 22nd 2019, 10:20 PM 22,724 Views 57 Comments

The US President stormed out of a meeting with Democrats saying they must stop investigating.

# white-house - Friday 17 May, 2019

Trump announces plans for 'merit-based' immigration policy plan
# Immigration
# Immigration

Trump announces plans for 'merit-based' immigration policy plan

May 17th 2019, 7:03 AM 13,422 Views 38 Comments

The immigration reforms would be the first major change to the system in decades.

# white-house - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Donald Trump presents Tiger Woods with US Presidential Medal of Freedom at White House
# Major Honour
# Major Honour

Donald Trump presents Tiger Woods with US Presidential Medal of Freedom at White House

May 7th 2019, 7:37 AM 18,096 Views 43 Comments

The golfing great clinched a comeback win at the Masters last month.

# white-house - Saturday 27 April, 2019

White House welcomes new talks to restore Northern Ireland power-sharing executive
# Power Sharing
# Power Sharing

White House welcomes new talks to restore Northern Ireland power-sharing executive

Apr 27th 2019, 9:25 AM 8,042 Views 45 Comments

Talks are set to commence following the local elections in Northern Ireland next week.

# white-house - Saturday 23 March, 2019

FactCheck: Did Donald Trump predict Brexit at his Scottish golf course the day before the vote?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Did Donald Trump predict Brexit at his Scottish golf course the day before the vote?

Mar 23rd 2019, 10:00 PM 38,247 Views 44 Comments

He repeated the claim in his Oval Office meeting with the Taoiseach. Is it true?

# white-house - Friday 15 March, 2019

Leo's meeting with Pence makes global headlines as Taoiseach avoids gaffes in Washington
# No Windfarms
# No Windfarms

Leo's meeting with Pence makes global headlines as Taoiseach avoids gaffes in Washington

Mar 15th 2019, 2:24 PM 75,659 Views 42 Comments

The Taoiseach’s visit to Pence’s house, alongside his long-term partner, dominated coverage yesterday.

# white-house - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Trump on the Irish: 'They’re smart. They’re sharp. They’re great. And they’re brutal enemies!'
# Shamrock Ceremony
# Shamrock Ceremony

Trump on the Irish: 'They’re smart. They’re sharp. They’re great. And they’re brutal enemies!'

Mar 14th 2019, 10:32 PM 69,972 Views 81 Comments

Varadkar touched on the economy and Irish immigration in his speech today.

# white-house - Sunday 17 February, 2019

Former Fox News host Heather Nauert pulls out of bid to become next US ambassador to UN
# Heather Nauert
# Heather Nauert

Former Fox News host Heather Nauert pulls out of bid to become next US ambassador to UN

Feb 17th 2019, 7:20 AM 13,431 Views 8 Comments

Heather Nauert announced her withdrawal amid criticism that she lacked the gravitas for the top diplomatic post.

# white-house - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Democrats 2020: Who are the young guns already in the race - and who's Biden their time?
# Taking On Trump
# Taking On Trump

Democrats 2020: Who are the young guns already in the race - and who's Biden their time?

Jan 26th 2019, 4:00 PM 13,667 Views 40 Comments

The party is looking to build on their successes in the midterms.

# white-house - Friday 25 January, 2019

Deal struck to temporarily end shutdown over funding Donald Trump's 'smart wall'
# The Art Of The Deal
# The Art Of The Deal

Deal struck to temporarily end shutdown over funding Donald Trump's 'smart wall'

Updated Jan 25th 2019, 8:25 PM 36,300 Views 100 Comments

“The walls we are building are not medieval walls. They are smart walls,” Trump said in a speech outside the White House.

# white-house - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Kamala Harris joins crowded field of Democrats taking on Trump
# US President
# US President

Kamala Harris joins crowded field of Democrats taking on Trump

Jan 22nd 2019, 7:14 AM 18,735 Views 51 Comments

The senator is seeking to become the first African-American woman to hold the office of US president.

# white-house - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Trump buys hundreds of burgers for football team as shutdown impacts staff
# Happy Meal
# Happy Meal

Trump buys hundreds of burgers for football team as shutdown impacts staff

Jan 15th 2019, 8:52 AM 38,889 Views 89 Comments

“We have some very large people that like eating, so I think we’re going to have a little fun.”

# white-house - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Obama protégé Julian Castro joins 2020 US presidential race
# White House
# White House

Obama protégé Julian Castro joins 2020 US presidential race

Jan 13th 2019, 11:56 AM 15,346 Views 25 Comments

“Donald Trump has failed to uphold the values of our great nation,” Castro told supporters.

# white-house - Saturday 12 January, 2019

War veteran Tulsi Gabbard to run for US presidency
# Democrat
# Democrat

War veteran Tulsi Gabbard to run for US presidency

Jan 12th 2019, 11:47 AM 41,444 Views 63 Comments

Her announcement comes ahead of what is expected to be a wave of high-profile candidates throwing their hats in the ring.

# white-house - Thursday 3 January, 2019

Top Democrats meet Trump, but no deal reached on government shutdown over border wall
# No Deal
# No Deal

Top Democrats meet Trump, but no deal reached on government shutdown over border wall

Jan 3rd 2019, 7:40 AM 8,105 Views 12 Comments

Trump met behind closed doors at the White House with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer.

# white-house - Monday 31 December, 2018

Senator Elizabeth Warren takes major step towards White House bid
# Democrats
# Democrats

Senator Elizabeth Warren takes major step towards White House bid

Dec 31st 2018, 3:11 PM 17,321 Views 55 Comments

Warren is a fierce critic of Donald Trump.

# white-house - Monday 24 December, 2018

Flasher arrested outside White House
# Flashing Through The Snow
# Flashing Through The Snow

Flasher arrested outside White House

Dec 24th 2018, 6:26 PM 15,574 Views 19 Comments

He was arrested in the early hours of Sunday morning.

# white-house - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Is Joe Biden the next US President? He's going to talk to family about it over Christmas
# Taking On Trump
# Taking On Trump

Is Joe Biden the next US President? He's going to talk to family about it over Christmas

Dec 12th 2018, 10:58 PM 27,404 Views 68 Comments

Biden served as Barack Obama’s Vice President for eight years.

# white-house - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Trump accused of 'temper tantrum' after White House meeting with Democrats descends into row
# Getting Testy
# Getting Testy

Trump accused of 'temper tantrum' after White House meeting with Democrats descends into row

Dec 11th 2018, 10:19 PM 43,217 Views 54 Comments

Trump threatened to shut down the government if the border wall is not paid for.

# white-house - Saturday 1 December, 2018

'We have lost a great American': Michael D Higgins, former US presidents pay tributes to George H.W. Bush
# 41st President
# 41st President

'We have lost a great American': Michael D Higgins, former US presidents pay tributes to George H.W. Bush

Updated Dec 1st 2018, 2:39 PM 25,421 Views 97 Comments

The 41st US President died on Friday at the age of 94.

# white-house - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Trump toys with attending White House correspondents' dinner ... because there'll be no comedian
# No Joke
# No Joke

Trump toys with attending White House correspondents' dinner ... because there'll be no comedian

Nov 21st 2018, 6:46 PM 16,269 Views 18 Comments

US president Donald Trump hasn’t gone to the event since taking office.

# white-house - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Ivanka Trump used personal email for government business
# Email
# Email

Ivanka Trump used personal email for government business

Nov 20th 2018, 7:29 AM 35,769 Views 49 Comments

Trump claimed she was unaware of the rules about using private email.

# white-house - Monday 19 November, 2018

Three senators sue Trump over acting Attorney General
# Matthew Whitaker
# Matthew Whitaker

Three senators sue Trump over acting Attorney General

Nov 19th 2018, 10:30 PM 16,607 Views 8 Comments

Many critics believe Matthew Whitaker was chosen to protect Donald Trump from the Russia collusion probe.

White House restores CNN reporter's credentials, warning he must abide by new rules
# Jim Acosta
# Jim Acosta

White House restores CNN reporter's credentials, warning he must abide by new rules

Updated Nov 19th 2018, 9:56 PM 20,984 Views 60 Comments

CNN said it was dropping its lawsuit on Acosta’s access.

# white-house - Saturday 17 November, 2018

What we learned from reading Becoming by Michelle Obama
# White House
# White House

What we learned from reading Becoming by Michelle Obama

Nov 17th 2018, 10:45 AM 22,382 Views 39 Comments

We read the former First Lady’s biography to discover what it taught us about her life.

# white-house - Friday 16 November, 2018

Judge rules that White House must return Jim Acosta's press credentials
# CNN
# CNN

Judge rules that White House must return Jim Acosta's press credentials

Nov 16th 2018, 3:52 PM 18,257 Views 46 Comments

Donald Trump called the CNN reporter a “rude, terrible person” at a press conference last week.

# white-house - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Judge delays ruling over revoked White House credential for CNN reporter
# Jim Acosta
# Jim Acosta

Judge delays ruling over revoked White House credential for CNN reporter

Nov 15th 2018, 8:17 PM 12,561 Views 0 Comments

US District Court Judge Timothy Kelly delayed the announcement until tomorrow morning.

# white-house - Saturday 10 November, 2018

Donald Trump and the Democrats can both feel the midterms helped their 2020 chances
# Here We Go Again
# Here We Go Again

Donald Trump and the Democrats can both feel the midterms helped their 2020 chances

Nov 10th 2018, 4:00 PM 7,817 Views 17 Comments

Democrats won back the House but Trump can be happy about certain results.

# white-house - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Explainer: The US president, the CNN journalist and the case of a doctored video
# Jim Acosta
# Jim Acosta

Explainer: The US president, the CNN journalist and the case of a doctored video

Nov 8th 2018, 5:21 PM 42,041 Views 83 Comments

Footage shared by Sarah Huckabee Sanders was used to justify the suspension of Jim Acosta’s press pass yesterday.

# white-house - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

US attorney general Jeff Sessions is resigning at Trump's request
# White House
# White House

US attorney general Jeff Sessions is resigning at Trump's request

Updated Nov 7th 2018, 8:15 PM 46,733 Views 57 Comments

Donald Trump announced that Sessions’ chief of staff Matthew G Whitaker will be the Acting Attorney General.

# white-house - Monday 22 October, 2018

US security advisor in Moscow for nuclear treaty talks amid rising tension
# Nuclear Treaty
# Nuclear Treaty

US security advisor in Moscow for nuclear treaty talks amid rising tension

Oct 22nd 2018, 10:38 AM 10,572 Views 41 Comments

Over the weekend, Trump announced a withdrawal from a Cold War-era nuclear weapons treaty.

# white-house - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Nikki Haley, US Ambassador to the UN, resigns
# Gone
# Gone

Nikki Haley, US Ambassador to the UN, resigns

Updated Oct 9th 2018, 10:02 PM 40,698 Views 61 Comments

Donald Trump said she has done a “fantastic job”.

Trump says America owes Brett Kavanaugh an apology at White House swearing-in
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Trump says America owes Brett Kavanaugh an apology at White House swearing-in

Oct 9th 2018, 7:24 AM 19,344 Views 75 Comments

Kavanaugh himself struck a markedly more conciliatory tone, insisting he had “no bitterness”.

# white-house - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Trump brings the house down at UN General Assembly after insisting his White House has 'achieved more than any other'
# That's The Joke
# That's The Joke

Trump brings the house down at UN General Assembly after insisting his White House has 'achieved more than any other'

Sep 25th 2018, 5:42 PM 81,372 Views 89 Comments

Ordinarily the General Assembly is a pretty solemn place. But not today.

# white-house - Monday 10 September, 2018

'I'll write the real book': Donald Trump slams new book on his presidency ahead of its release
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

'I'll write the real book': Donald Trump slams new book on his presidency ahead of its release

Sep 10th 2018, 9:20 PM 15,920 Views 55 Comments

Fear: Trump in the White House hits US bookshops on Tuesday after a week-long buildup.

# white-house - Friday 7 September, 2018

'What they've done is treason': Donald Trump orders investigation into New York Times piece
# Fire And Fury
# Fire And Fury

'What they've done is treason': Donald Trump orders investigation into New York Times piece

Sep 7th 2018, 6:23 PM 26,805 Views 84 Comments

The US President has ordered Attorney General Jeff Sessions to root out the author of the piece.

Trump calls on New York Times to reveal 'coward' behind explosive op-ed
# White House
# White House

Trump calls on New York Times to reveal 'coward' behind explosive op-ed

Sep 7th 2018, 7:21 AM 17,455 Views 97 Comments

Meanwhile, First Lady Melania Trump accused the author of “sabotaging” the US.

# white-house - Thursday 6 September, 2018

'TREASON?': Trump slams 'gutless' article by White House employee
# From The Inside
# From The Inside

'TREASON?': Trump slams 'gutless' article by White House employee

Sep 6th 2018, 7:18 AM 29,591 Views 109 Comments

The New York Times article claims the US president’s employees see him as a danger to the nation.

# white-house - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Kim Kardashian-West meets with senior White House aides to discuss US criminal justice reform
# Clemency Reform
# Clemency Reform

Kim Kardashian-West meets with senior White House aides to discuss US criminal justice reform

Sep 5th 2018, 8:22 PM 18,694 Views 70 Comments

The reality TV star previously visited the White House in June.