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White House Refuses to Support 'Christchurch Call' That Condemns Extremism Online, Releases Absolutely Bonkers Statement

The White House has declined to endorse a non-binding response condemning the spread of hate speech and terrorist radicalization on social media. The response, ...

White House Refuses to Support 'Christchurch Call' That Condemns Extremism Online, Releases Absolutely Bonkers Statement

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White House refuses to sign on to Christchurch call to combat online extremism – live White House said in response to an international agreement to to curb hate speech that ‘productive speech’ is the best tool to defeat itSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.22pm BST Jameela Jamil, formerly a presenter on BBC Radio 1...
20:39, 05/15/2019

White House will not sign on to Christchurch call to stamp out online extremism amid free speech concerns The White House will not sign an international agreement to combat online extremism brokered between French and New Zealand officials and top social media companies, amid U.S. concerns that the pact clashes with constitutional protections for free sp...
18:39, 05/15/2019

US Says Not Signing 'Christchurch Call' Against Online Extremism The United States will not join an international bid to stamp out violent extremism online, the White House said Wednesday, while stressing that Washington backs the initiative's aims....
05:00, 05/16/2019

White House Abstains From Global ‘Christchurch Call’ Pledge to Stop Spread of Online Hate (PARIS) — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast attacks, citing respect for “freedom of expression and freedo...
23:52, 05/15/2019

Trudeau, world leaders in Paris for Christchurch Call to Action summit on online extremism World leaders, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and tech bosses are meeting Wednesday in Paris on the "Christchurch Appeal," named after the New Zealand city where 51 people were killed in a March attack on mosques....
18:39, 05/15/2019

White House won’t sign international agreement against online extremism over First Amendment concerns The White House announced Wednesday that free speech concerns would keep the administration from signing onto an international agreement to counteract online extremism....
00:26, 05/16/2019

White House to host meeting with tech companies on violent extremism online The White House will discuss violent extremism online with representatives from a number of Internet and technology companies on Friday, according to a White House spokesman....
19:13, 08/07/2019

Skepticism greets a White House meeting devoted to violent online extremism The White House has invited tech giants including Facebook, Google and Twitter to a discussion Friday about the rise of violent online extremism, one of the Trump administration’s first major engagements on the issue despite years of warnings that ra...
03:39, 08/09/2019

White House to host discussion on violent online extremism – but Trump isn't expected to attend The White House will host technology companies on Friday for a discussion about the rise of violent online extremism days after the El Paso massacre....
02:00, 08/08/2019

Facebook, Google and others join Christchurch Call to curb extremism In the two months since the Christchurch attack in New Zealand, social media companies have struggled to remove videos of the violence from their platforms. And they've grappled with the role they may unintentionally play in the spread of terror...
22:00, 05/15/2019

US refuses to sign global pledge to curb online extremism PARIS — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast attacks, citing respect for “freedom of expression and freedom of the press...
18:13, 05/16/2019

France, New Zealand to launch a call to end online extremism PARIS (AP) — The leaders of France and New Zealand will make a joint push to eliminate acts of violent extremism from being shown online, in a meeting with tech leaders in Paris on Wednesday. French President Emmanuel Macron and New Zealand Prime Min...
20:39, 05/13/2019

Qatar's emir to visit White House on July 9: White House statement U.S. President Donald Trump will host Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani at the White House next month, the White House said in a statement on Friday....
16:39, 06/07/2019

U.S. declines to support Christchurch Call for Action The White House said it will not back a global call to combat extremism, an effort spearheaded by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern two months after a deadly attack at two mosques....
21:13, 05/15/2019

Christchurch Call: USA missing from 26 member pledge to eliminate violent online content Two months after the horrific Christchurch terrorist attack, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has gathered the support of 18 nations and eight tech companies in her bid to stop the internet from being used as a tool for terrorists....
13:26, 05/16/2019

Xfinity Mobile has an absolutely bonkers deal on select Apple iPad models Comcast's Xfinity Mobile is an MVNO that uses Verizon's wireless 4G LTE network. To help it sign up customers (at last count it has 1.5 million of them since starting service in 2017), the cable company wanted to offer the Apple iPhone. Comcast wante...
09:39, 06/14/2019

Rapinoe stands by statement about not going to White House PARIS (AP) — Megan Rapinoe apologized Thursday for using coarse language in saying she would not visit the White House if the United States wins the Women’s World Cup. She otherwise said she stands by her statement about not going, with the exc...
19:26, 06/27/2019

Megan Rapinoe refuses to back down over Donald Trump and White House • USA midfielder urges teammates to ‘think hard’ about a visit• Administration ‘doesn’t fight for the same things we fight for’Megan Rapinoe has urged her USA teammates to “think hard” about associating themselves with Donald Trump. The 33-year-old f...
21:26, 06/27/2019

Pelosi refuses to engage with White House aide Kellyanne Conway over wealth The White House counselor — who lives in a $7.7 million mansion — took aim at Pelosi’s wealth after the speaker said she would negotiate with the president, not his staff....
07:26, 05/24/2019

Extremism expert: 'I was shocked by Tönnies' racist statement' The head of Schalke's supervisory board, has come under fire for recent comments regarding Africa. DW spoke with fan culture and extremism researcher Robert Claus about what consequences Clemens Tönnies should face....
07:00, 08/07/2019

AOC 'squad' refers to Trump as 'occupant' of White House, condemns 'racist' remarks, as Trump fires back In spirited remarks tinged with open animosity, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., standing side-by-side with Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley, and Rashida Tlaib, declared at a news conference on Capitol Hill Monday that "it is time for us to i...
01:13, 07/16/2019

White House says Stephen Moore still has Trump's support for Fed seat The White House still backs Stephen Moore for a seat on the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors, President Donald Trump's top economic adviser said on Monday, despite concerns among some Democratic lawmakers about his competence and past remarks....
11:13, 04/30/2019

‘Let’s Call Wayne.’ Inside the White House Discussions on Guns The push for new legislation on guns is not dead yet. Despite mixed signals from President Trump, White House staff are drafting and discussing narrow proposals for changing gun laws that could be presented to Trump as soon as next week and announced...
15:13, 08/22/2019

Palestinians Call White House’s Economic Proposal a ‘Snow Job’ Palestinians on Sunday rejected the White House’s $50 billion economic proposal meant to boost the Palestinian and Arab economies, calling it a “snow job.” Their objection came as no surprise. Palestinian business organizations and ...
23:26, 06/23/2019

“Let’s Call Wayne.” Inside the White House Discussions on Guns The push for new legislation on guns is not dead yet. Despite mixed signals from President Trump, White House staff are drafting and discussing narrow proposals for changing gun laws that could be presented to Trump as soon as next week and announced...
08:52, 08/22/2019

White House launches online tool to fight social media ‘censorship’ The White House on Wednesday launched an online tool for Americans to report political censorship on social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter directly to President Trump. The administration announced the tool in a tweet on Wednesday, writi...
10:13, 05/16/2019

White House Says It Won’t Sign Global Pact for Tougher Measures on Online Violence Citing free speech protections in the United States, the Trump administration said it would not endorse the ‘Christchurch Call,’ which calls for the largest internet platforms to eradicate violent and extremist content online....
19:52, 05/15/2019

Trump looks to rally controversial online allies at White House social media summit Some experts fear Trump's invite list might legitimize their online tactics -- posting incendiary, misleading tweets or videos -- entering the 2020 election campaign....
08:52, 07/10/2019

Ex-White House cybersecurity chief says Peter Thiel is right to call out Google on China "Here's what I think is true: Google refused to work for the Pentagon on artificial intelligence" and it works on AI in China, says Richard Clarke....
16:52, 07/17/2019

Joe Biden Plans to Call Trump an ‘Existential Threat.’ The White House Says That’s ‘Laughable’ (DES MOINES, Iowa) — The White House says Joe Biden’s plan to call President Donald Trump an “existential threat” to the nation is “truly laughable” as the two politicians converge in Iowa on Tuesday. White House p...
18:26, 06/11/2019

Canada reveals measures to tackle online extremism Canada has announced several measures to combat online extremism. Public Safety Canada said the government will provide up to $1 million CAD ($762,000) to a program called Tech Against Terrorism. The funding will help set up a system to inform smalle...
04:39, 06/27/2019

Historian Ron Chernow Used Past Presidents to Call for Civility at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner In a speech at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner on Saturday night, historian Ron Chernow called for civility between the chief executive and the press using examples of past Presidents. Chernow, who has written biographies of several figu...
21:39, 04/28/2019

Online extremism is taking a mental toll on researchers studying it Social media platforms do an indispensable job of connecting us with our families, friends and like-minded people. But of late, they have also become conduits for bad actors to hijack users’ attention to manipulate news, spew conspiracy theories, and...
10:00, 05/03/2019

India Joins Global Fight In Action Against Online Extremism In a bid to join the global fight against violent extremist content, India joined an initiative that calls for action to eliminate such content online....
22:13, 05/15/2019

Facebook restricts Live feature, White House snubs call for New Zealand shooting response Facebook announced steps on Wednesday to temporarily block users who break its rules from broadcasting live video, in the wake of an international outcry after a gunman killed 51 people in New Zealand last month and streamed the attack live on his pa...
00:26, 05/16/2019

DPS releases statement on deadly shooting in Mexico border state TUCSON – The Arizona Department of Public Safety released a statement Wednesday in reference to the shootout near the Arizona-Mexico border that left 10 people dead Monday. According to Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, the first gunbattle...
00:52, 06/13/2019

YouTube’s anti-extremism crackdown targets journalist who documents extremism Enlarge / News2Share's YouTube page. (credit: News2Share) YouTube on Wednesday announced an expanded crackdown on hate speech, but the company said it would make sure not to ban or demonetize videos that "aim to condemn or expose hate, or provide a...
22:00, 06/06/2019

Fake Christchurch attack victims seek NZ$17k in support New Zealand police have raised concerns over people faking their presence at two deadly mosque shootings in March. More than NZ$7 million has been paid out to survivors by local victims' funds so far....
19:00, 06/28/2019

U of A athletics releases statement on death of George Kalil, longtime donor & die-hard fan TUCSON – Die-hard Arizona basketball fan and Tucson philanthropist George Kalil has passed away at the age of 81.  He’s known for not only contributing hundreds of thousands of dollars to the Arizona program but also being a super fan who...
19:26, 07/12/2019

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns, Airline Releases Cryptic Statement About Hong Kong Rupert Hogg, the CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways, has resigned following conflict between the Hong Kong-based airline and the Chinese government in Beijing. The new CEO will be Augustus Tang Kin-wing, according to the South China Morning Post, and the ...
19:00, 08/16/2019

A Letter from the Alleged Christchurch Mosque Attacker Has Been Posted Online (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — New Zealand officials admitted Wednesday that they made a mistake by allowing the man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques to send a hand-written letter from his prison cell. The six-page letter f...
21:00, 08/14/2019

Frustrated Chris Sale call his season ‘absolutely embarrassing’ TORONTO — After his latest rough start, struggling Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale said he has never felt more “frustrated” by his performance. Danny Jansen and Brandon Drury each hit two-run homers, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. added a solo shot an...
09:13, 07/04/2019

Trump administration declines to join Christchurch Call to Action The United States will not be joining the Christchurch Call for Action, a push by New Zealand and France to encourage tech companies and countries to work together to end the use of social media in acts of terrorism, the Trump administration announce...
04:39, 05/16/2019

Corbyn refuses to say if he would support alternative caretaker PM Jeremy Corbyn has refused to say if he would support another caretaker prime minister, adding that Labour should be invited to form a government if MPs make it clear they have no confidence in Boris Johnson's administration....
01:00, 08/18/2019

'Christchurch Call' launched in Paris as Facebook limits livestreaming for extremists The New Zealand premier went to Paris to launch the "Christchurch Call" to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist content online. Major tech companies including Facebook and Google have signed on to a plan....
01:26, 05/16/2019

'Christchurch Call' launched in Paris as Facebook limits live streaming for extremists The New Zealand premier went to Paris to launch the "Christchurch Call" to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist content online. The major tech companies have signed up to a plan....
23:52, 05/15/2019

Remy Ma's Publicist Releases Statement On 'Baseless' Assault Case, Calls Brittney Taylor's Allegations a 'Money Grab' A few days after Reminisce “Remy Ma” Mackie turned herself into New York City police, her publicist, Ernest Dukes has released a statement regarding the alleged incident involving the 38-year-old rapper and Love & Hip-Hop co-star Brittney Taylor ...
22:39, 05/06/2019

Romney: GOP congressman's call for impeachment 'a courageous statement' Sen. Mitt Romney on Sunday called a GOP congressman's call for impeaching President Donald Trump "a courageous statement" while maintaining that impeachment is not warranted based on the special counsel's report. Speaking to CNN's Jake Tapper on "Sta...
15:52, 05/19/2019

After Mueller Statement, More 2020 Democrats Call for Impeachment Previously, only a few candidates had called for beginning impeachment proceedings against President Trump. Now, a majority of the Democratic field has expressed support....
00:39, 05/30/2019

Scott Morrison condemns call to 'shove sock down throat' of Jacinda Ardern Australia PM says radio host Alan Jones ‘way out of line’ for comments about New Zealand leaderScott Morrison has said radio presenter Alan Jones was “way out of line” for saying the Australian prime minister should “shove a sock down the throat” of ...
15:27, 08/15/2019

Bethesda says online requirement for Doom re-releases was a mistake Enlarge / Bethesda is working to remove this login dialog from its recent re-released versions of the first three Doom games. (credit: Infernal Monkey / Twitter) Late last week, Bethesda surprised QuakeCon attendees and retro gamers worldwide with ...
23:26, 07/31/2019

More Democratic candidates call for Trump's impeachment after Mueller statement Booker, Warren, Harris, Castro, Moulton and O’Rourke speak out‘Beginning impeachment proceedings is the only path forward’There were fresh calls on Wednesday from Democratic presidential candidates for Donald Trump’s impeachment after Robert Mueller’...
14:00, 05/30/2019

Intel releases RL Coach 1.0.0 with new algorithms and support for off-policy evaluation The latest release of Intel's RL Coach -- 1.0.0 -- adds new algorithms and support for both off-policy evaluation and batch reinforcement learning.Read More...
12:00, 07/26/2019

Obama condemns white nationalism in response to mass shootings Former president Barack Obama on Monday responded to the back-to-back mass shootings that have rocked the country — calling for tougher gun laws and telling Americans to reject comments from leaders that feed fear, hatred and normalize racism. ...
06:39, 08/06/2019

Trump condemns white supremacy, vague on gun measures after U.S. shootings President Donald Trump on Monday proposed tighter monitoring of the internet, mental health reform and wider use of the death penalty in response to mass shootings over the weekend that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio....
22:39, 08/05/2019

| Trump condemns white supremacy after El Paso mass shooting US President Donald Trump says the United States must "condemn racism, bigotry and white supremacy" after a mass shooting in the state of Texas that authorities said appeared to be a racially motivated hate crime....
22:13, 08/05/2019

'Absolutely fine by me': Prince William says he would support any of his children if they told him they were gay Prince William today said it would be "absolutely fine" if any of his children told him they were gay in future, but that he would be worried about the pressure they might face....
16:00, 06/26/2019

Scott Morrison condemns Alan Jones's call to 'shove sock down throat' of Jacinda Ardern Australia PM says radio host ‘way out of line’ for comments about New Zealand leaderScott Morrison has said the radio presenter Alan Jones was “way out of line” for saying the Australian prime minister should “shove a sock down the throat” of his New...
09:00, 08/16/2019

McConnell condemns 'modern-day McCarthyism,' 'feckless' Obama policies, after pundits call him 'Russian asset' In unusually forceful, angry, and personal terms, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday countered what he called "baseless smears" from left-wing media and vowed not to be "intimidated," in the wake of a Washington Post op-ed that declared...
11:00, 07/30/2019

Watch Tom Brady and Jimmy Kimmel Absolutely Wreck Matt Damon's House In Jimmy Kimmel's eyes, Tom Brady is the perfect pawn in his 13-year feud with Matt Damon. In the middle of taping Jimmy Kimmel Live yesterday, the New England Patriots quarterback,......
22:00, 05/03/2019

Trump Condemns White Supremacy but Stops Short on Major Gun Control President Trump addressed a country in mourning after mass shootings in Texas and Ohio killed 29 people. “Our nation must condemn racism, bigotry and white supremacy,” he said....
00:13, 08/06/2019

Trump Condemns White Supremacy but Doesn’t Propose Gun Laws After Shootings President Trump addressed a country in mourning after mass shootings in Texas and Ohio killed 29 people. “Our nation must condemn racism, bigotry and white supremacy,” he said....
16:39, 08/05/2019

US House condemns Trump's 'racist comments' The US House has passed a resolution condemning President Trump for racist comments against four congresswomen. Trump's tweets over the past several days have consumed debate in Washington....
05:00, 07/17/2019

After mass killings, Trump condemns white supremacy but faces pressure for gun control President Donald Trump on Monday proposed tighter monitoring of the internet, mental health reform and wider use of the death penalty in response to mass slayings over the weekend that killed 30 people in Texas and Ohio....
19:26, 08/05/2019

Ivanka Trump condemns white supremacy – but her actions tell another story | Arwa Mahdawi The president’s daughter said on Sunday that white supremacy is evil, but she has helped sanitise her father’s racist rhetoricIvanka Trump is very concerned that the US may have a white supremacist problem. On Sunday, as the country reeled from two m...
10:39, 08/07/2019

House Overwhelmingly Condemns Movement to Boycott Israel The 398-to-17 vote brushed aside voices of dissent within the Democratic Party, including two freshman representatives who are the House’s most vocal backers of the movement....
07:39, 07/24/2019

Trump blasts Democrats for ‘getting nothing done’ after House condemns his remarks President Trump ripped Democrats for ​”getting nothing done” after the House voted primarily along party lines Tuesday night to condemn him for tweeting that four minority lawmakers should “go back” to where they came from. &#...
18:26, 07/17/2019

House condemns Israel boycott over liberal objections The House passed a resolution Tuesday condemning a global boycott movement against Israel, with the lopsided vote coming over the objections of some progressives who claim the measure violates their First Amendment rights.The controversial resolution...
02:39, 07/24/2019

House Condemns Trump’s Attack on Four Congresswomen as Racist The House voted largely along party lines to formally condemn President Trump’s comments on four minority congresswomen as racist, after an hourslong brawl....
02:00, 07/17/2019

House condemns Trump's attacks on minority congresswomen The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to condemn President Donald Trump for racially charged attacks against four minority Democratic congresswomen, a symbolic vote aimed at shaming Trump and his fellow Republicans who stood by him....
03:52, 07/17/2019

Trump condemns white supremacy, focuses on combating mental illness over new gun-control measures The president made a similar call to strengthen background checks after a mass shooting last year at a Florida school and has since threatend to veto bills passed by House Democrats seeking to do so....
05:00, 08/06/2019

Trump condemns white supremacy, calls for ‘red flag’ laws in wake of mass shootings Saying “hate has no place in America,” President Trump on Monday called for a bipartisan response to the mass shootings over the weekend that killed 29 people and wounded dozens more in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. He condemned white...
17:52, 08/05/2019

Activision releases 4K multiplayer gameplay for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare — with no minimaps Activision and Infinity Ward released 4K multiplayer footage for the upcoming Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. And you can see it has no mini-maps.Read More...
06:26, 08/14/2019

House condemns Trump over 'racist comments' tweeted at congresswomen The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to condemn President Donald Trump for "racist comments" against four minority Democratic congresswomen, a symbolic measure aimed at shaming Trump and his fellow Republicans who stood by him....
03:52, 07/17/2019

House Freedom Caucus condemns Amash over impeachment comment The House Freedom Caucus on Monday night formally condemned one of its founding members for declaring that President Trump committed impeachable offenses, but stopped short of kicking Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) out of the hard-line conservative grou...
09:13, 05/21/2019

Bernie Sanders releases plan to double union membership as Democrats fight for labor support Sanders' sweeping proposal would make it easier for workers to join unions and end the so-called right-to-work laws recently favored by the GOP....
16:00, 08/21/2019

David Price highlights tweet on 'white Sox' attending White House ceremony, clarifies comment ​​​​​​​Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price highlighted a tweet Monday which showcased the cast of team members that were going to the White House to meet with President Trump now that Alex Cora dropped out....
23:52, 05/07/2019

'The world is watching': US house condemns Trump over racist comments – video The US House of Representatives voted to condemn Donald Trump for ‘racist comments’ against four minority Democratic congresswomen, a symbolic vote aimed at shaming the president and the fellow Republicans who stood by him. 'The world is watching, an...
20:52, 07/17/2019

Senate expressly condemns anti-Semitism, after Democrat-led House 'can't bring itself' to do the same The Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution condemning anti-Semitism, after the Democrat-controlled House abandoned a similar effort in March in favor of a resolution broadly disapproving of all forms of bigotry....
05:52, 06/14/2019

William Barr Refuses to Appear Before House on Thursday After Contentious Senate Testimony Attorney General William Barr told the House Judiciary Committee that he won’t show up for a scheduled hearing Thursday about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. Barr is “trying to blackmail the committee,”...
03:13, 05/02/2019

Royce White says Carmelo Anthony 'is absolutely being blackballed' by NBA, also slams LeBron James Royce White says he believes Carmelo Anthony’s absence from the NBA is not caused by bad luck on the veteran’s part, but is intentional.       ...
10:00, 08/21/2019

Pondering Impeachment, House Sues Don McGahn, Ex-White House Counsel, for Testimony The Judiciary Committee hopes a federal judge will strike down the White House’s “absolute immunity” claims, clearing the way for testimony from key witnesses to the special counsel....
23:39, 08/07/2019

House Democrats ask National Archives for Brett Kavanaugh's White House records The request renews the records fight that dominated Kavanaugh's nomination hearings before the controversy was subsumed by accusations against the then-federal appeals court judge of sexual misconduct....
06:39, 08/07/2019

House Democrat says impeachment inquiry needed if ex-White House counsel does not testify A Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee said on Monday an impeachment inquiry would be warranted if former White House counsel Don McGahn does not respond to a congressional subpoena to testify before the panel....
07:26, 05/21/2019

As ex-White House counsel defies subpoena, U.S. House Democrats weigh response Former White House Counsel Don McGahn ignored a subpoena to testify on Tuesday to a U.S. House of Representatives committee, fuelling talk among Democratic lawmakers of possible legal action against him and potential impeachment of President Donald T...
20:00, 05/21/2019

The Mad King’s Minions Tell Former White House Lawyer Don McGahn Not to Testify Before House Committee The White House has reportedly directed former White House counsel Don McGahn not to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, arguing that as a former senior adviser to the president he is not legally required to appear before the com...
09:13, 05/21/2019

White House tells McGahn to defy House subpoena, as DOJ asserts 'immunity' President Trump has directed former White House Counsel Don McGahn to skip a House Judiciary Committee hearing scheduled for Tuesday, citing a Justice Department opinion that he cannot be compelled to testify about his official duties.  ...
22:39, 05/20/2019

House Panel Approves Subpoena for White House Emails From Private Accounts The House Oversight Committee voted to authorize a subpoena for all official texts and emails sent or received by senior White House officials on personal accounts....
04:52, 07/28/2019

House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants amid White House opposition The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers" who entered the United States when they were children....
01:26, 06/05/2019

White House said it will not provide details on individual security clearances to House panel House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) called the stance “the latest example of the president’s widespread and growing obstruction of Congress.”...
19:52, 05/01/2019

House Panel Approves Subpoena for White House Personal Emails The House Oversight Committee voted to authorize a subpoena for all official texts and emails sent or received by senior White House officials on personal accounts....
20:52, 07/25/2019

House panel chairman threatens former White House aides with contempt U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he would expect former White House aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to be held in contempt if they do not comply with subpoenas for documents he wants for his panel's probe in...
01:26, 06/05/2019

House Democrats request White House communications sent via personal email The Oversight Committee has asked for copies of all official-business transmissions sent by personal email or encrypted message in violation of federal record-keeping laws....
21:52, 07/01/2019

Ex-White House aide agrees to testify to House panel about Trump Another senior ex-White House aide has agreed to provide testimony, initially in writing, to congressional investigators probing possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Monday....
21:26, 06/24/2019

House panel to interview ex-White House security clearance chief The Democratic chairman of a congressional committee has put off holding a former White House security clearance chief in contempt until after the panel interviews him about decisions made on some of President Donald Trump's advisers....
21:39, 04/28/2019

White House Orders Hope Hicks to Defy House Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — The White House on Tuesday again directed former employees not to cooperate with a congressional investigation, this time instructing former aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to defy subpoenas and refuse to provide documents t...
23:39, 06/04/2019

U.S. House panel requests White House provide nondisclosure agreements The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform on Tuesday reissued a request made last year for copies of the nondisclosure agreements signed by White House staffers under President Donald Trump....
00:00, 05/15/2019

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migrants, a bill that stands virtually no chance of enactment b...
03:13, 06/05/2019

White House Directs Kellyanne Conway to Defy House Subpoena The White House told Kellyanne Conway on Monday not to comply with a congressional subpoena compelling her to testify about compliance with ethics laws....
04:13, 07/16/2019

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to provide funding to address the U.S. border migrant crisis....
22:13, 06/27/2019

White House rejects House request for documents for Trump investigation The White House on Wednesday rejected a request by the House judiciary committee for documents related to an investigation into possible obstruction of justice and abuses of power by President Donald Trump....
08:39, 05/16/2019

U.S. House panel to quiz ex-Trump aide Hicks, White House asserts immunity Hope Hicks, once a close aide to U.S. President Donald Trump, is due to face questions in Congress on Wednesday on six instances in which Democrats believe Trump may have broken the law during the 2016 election campaign and while in the White House....
13:13, 06/19/2019

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn is a no-show at a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, defying a subpoena for his testimony. President Donald Trump directed McGahn to ignore the committee’s subpoena to testify...
18:26, 05/21/2019

Defied by Trump, House panel holds rapid hearing without ex-White House lawyer The U.S. House of Representatives committee that would handle any impeachment of President Donald Trump briefly convened and then adjourned a hearing on Tuesday with another empty chair at the witness table, as former White House counsel Don McGahn d...
17:39, 05/21/2019

House Dems authorize subpoenas for senior White House aides' official communications The House Oversight and Reform Committee voted on Thursday to authorize subpoenas for senior White House officials’ communications via private email accounts and messaging applications, a significant escalation in a years-long, bipartisan effort to l...
07:00, 07/26/2019

House Judiciary chief calls White House stance on panel probe 'preposterous' U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Wednesday that the White House's refusal to cooperate with his panel's probe of allegations of obstruction of justice and abuses of power by President Donald Trump was "preposterous" and ...
00:26, 05/16/2019

White House Memo: A Strategy Emerges to Counter House Democrats: Dare Them to Impeach The president seems eager to force the hand of Democrats who are investigating him as if they were conducting an impeachment inquiry without actually calling it that....
02:26, 05/10/2019

Trump’s tweet derails House bill opposed by lobbyist with close White House ties Matthew Schlapp is lobbying for the operator of two casinos that could lose business if H.R. 312 is passed. Schlapp’s wife, Mercedes, is White House strategic communications director....
03:00, 05/09/2019

House panel postpones Kellyanne Conway contempt vote amid talks with White House House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings said he was postponing the vote “as I work with the White House to try to reach an accommodation” on Conway’s testimony....
11:39, 07/25/2019

House panel reaches agreement to question former chief of staff to onetime White House counsel The House Judiciary Committee will accept written answers from Annie Donaldson, former chief of staff to Donald McGahn. Donaldson’s written notes were key to the Mueller report....
21:39, 06/24/2019

White House threatens to veto House bill aimed at improving treatment of migrant families The White House threatened Monday to veto a Democratic-written $4.5 billion bill aimed at improving the treatment of migrant families detained after crossing the southern border into the U.S....
15:39, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. House Democrats ask Marathon Petroleum to detail White House talks on vehicle rules Three key U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Wednesday asked Marathon Petroleum Corp to disclose any communications between the White House and federal agencies on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 202...
00:52, 06/20/2019

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exemption does not exist....
17:39, 06/20/2019

House panel delays Kellyanne Conway contempt vote amid White House talks The House Oversight Committee announced Wednesday that it had postponed a vote on whether to recommend that White House counselor Kellyanne Conway be held in contempt of Congress, as talks continued with the Trump administration....
15:52, 07/25/2019

White House threatens veto on House border bill The White House threatened late Monday to veto the $4.5 billion House bill which would provide emergency funding at the border over concerns that legislation in its current form lacks the money necessary for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement t...
14:13, 06/25/2019

White House Directs Conway Not to Testify Before House Panel Kellyanne Conway, President Trump’s counselor, was asked to answer questions about her violations of a federal law that bars government officials from engaging in political activities at work....
08:13, 06/25/2019

White House blocks Conway from House oversight hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Monday it will not allow presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway to appear before a House committee looking into allegations that she repeatedly violated a federal law that limits political activity by governmen...
03:52, 06/25/2019

White House orders McGahn not to comply with House subpoena ​The Trump administration is directing former White House counsel Don McGahn not to comply with a subpoena from the House Judiciary Committee to turn over documents related to special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. “The Wh...
18:13, 05/07/2019

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's office....
00:39, 05/22/2019

House panel votes to authorize subpoenas for all White House work communications sent via personal email, cellphone The House Oversight Committee had asked the Trump administration about reports that some top White House officials used personal email and encrypted applications to communicate....
18:00, 07/25/2019

U.S. Special Counsel Mueller to testify before House panels on July 17: statement U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who issued a report in April on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, will testify in open session before the House of Representatives Judiciary and Intelligence Committees on July 17, the panels' De...
07:00, 06/26/2019

White House counsel criticizes House probe WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House counsel has sent a letter to the House Judiciary Committee chairman, harshly criticizing an investigation into President Donald Trump and rejecting sweeping document requests. Pat Cippillone sent the letter Tuesday. ...
20:13, 05/15/2019

Nicaragua releases 100 jailed protesters to house arrest MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — The Nicaraguan government has released 100 prisoners to a form of house arrest, including three human rights activists. The government of President Daniel Ortega says all 100 face charges of “offenses against security ...
01:26, 05/21/2019

House panel releases transcripts of Cohen interviews WASHINGTON (AP) — The House intelligence committee has released two transcripts of closed-door interviews with President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, along with some exhibits from the testimony. The committee’s decision to relea...
01:26, 05/21/2019

Rashida Tlaib slammed by House GOP over statement that Holocaust gives her 'kind of a calming feeling' House Republican leaders called on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., to "take action" against Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., Sunday after Tlaib said that thinking about the Holocaust gave her "kind of a calming feeling."...
00:00, 05/13/2019

House panel releases transcript of Hope Hicks interview WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee has released a transcript of its interview with former top White House adviser Hope Hicks. Hicks on Wednesday refused to answer questions related to her time working for President Donald Trump, followin...
01:26, 06/21/2019

Vivo V1916A With 5G Support, 44W Fast Charger Surfaces Online Vivo V1916A clears 3C certification, could launch soon in China. It is expected to be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC and sport a 44W Charger...
19:39, 07/17/2019

Redmi K20, K20 Pro to Support Dual-Band GPS, New Colour Surfaces Online The upcoming Redmi K20 has been officially confirmed to support dual frequency GPS, while a leaked poster gives us a look at its gradient blue variant....
09:00, 05/27/2019

House judiciary releases full transcript of Hope Hicks interview Former White House communications director Hope Hicks told the House judiciary committee she found President Donald Trump's willingness to accept foreign help during an election to be "troubling."...
03:13, 06/21/2019

Apple releases iOS 12.4 with potential software support for Apple Card While iOS 13 is right around the corner with a ton of new features, it isn’t quite ready just yet. Apple has just released iOS 12.4, a new stable update. There aren’t many radical changes, but this is the first version that theoretically suppor...
05:26, 07/23/2019

Singapore PM says call to curb online violence ‘effective’ SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says a global call to curb the spread of hate and extremism on internet platforms is an “effective” response to the New Zealand mosque attacks, but stopped short of endorsi...
11:39, 05/17/2019

House panel, Trump lawyers agree on appeals schedule in financial records case: statement The House Oversight Committee has reached an agreement with President Donald Trump's attorneys to seek an expedited appeal in a court case in which lawmakers are seeking the U.S. leader's financial records from his accounting firm, the panel said in ...
02:13, 05/23/2019

New Zealand Seeks Global Support for Tougher Measures on Online Violence In the wake of the terrorist attack on Muslim mosques, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is calling for a united effort against the biggest internet companies....
20:26, 05/12/2019

Online knitting community Ravelry just straight-up bans Trump support In a move that every other website should be paying close attention to, knitting and crochet-based social media platform Ravelry has announced an across-the-board ban for all posts in favor of Donald Trump and his administration. Apparently that’s a ...
05:52, 06/24/2019

House Panel Releases Transcripts of Michael Cohen’s Closed-Door Interviews (WASHINGTON) — The House intelligence committee on Monday released two transcripts of closed-door interviews with Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, along with some exhibits from the testimony. The committee&#...
03:00, 05/21/2019

House panel releases transcripts of closed-door interviews with Michael Cohen The transcripts are from interviews the panel conducted with Cohen in February and March. The House Intelligence Committee voted to release them 12-7....
02:26, 05/21/2019

House panel releases written answers from ex-Trump official in Russia investigation The House Judiciary Committee says a former Trump administration official who was a vital witness in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation was blocked by the White House from answering more than 200 of its questions....
05:52, 07/09/2019

Trump offers support for economic reforms in call with Macri Trump and Macri "discussed important Argentine economic reform measures implemented by President Macri, and also discussed regional challenges," a White House spokesman said in a statement. ...
06:00, 05/10/2019

New Zealand Seeking Global Support for Pledge to Counter Extremist Content Online New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is preparing a global push called the “Christchurch Call” to compel large internet platforms to do more about extremist content in the wake of a massacre of 51 Muslims at mosque in the country in March, the...
23:26, 05/12/2019

Kick It Out issues ‘call to action’ over online abuse of Tammy Abraham • Chelsea forward received abuse after penalty miss• Anti-discrimination body urges social media clampdownKick It Out has issued a “call to action” to social media companies after the Chelsea forward Tammy Abraham was the victim of online racial abus...
17:52, 08/15/2019

Hospitals Join Strike Call In Support Of Doctors In West Bengal: Updates Doctors' Strike Live Updates: Healthcare services at several government and private hospitals in parts of the country are likely to take a hit as scores of doctors have decided to boycott work for a......
10:39, 06/17/2019

Red Sox pitcher David Price signal-boosts tweet about 'white Sox' visiting Trump's White House The World Series champion Boston Red Sox are set to be honored at the White House on Thursday with President Donald Trump.        ...
21:00, 05/06/2019

Good Call: The Makers Of Cap’n Crunch Have Announced That If The Cap’n Ever Lapses Into A Coma They Would Take Him Off Life Support Immediately If you’re a fan of Cap’n Crunch cereal, here’s some exciting news: The makers of Cap’n Crunch announced this morning that if Cap’n Crunch ever lapses into a coma, they would take him off life support immediately....
21:00, 05/08/2019

NFL’s ‘great white heroes’ need to support Colin Kaepernick: ex-player A former Super Bowl champion said Thursday top white NFL quarterbacks should pick up where Colin Kaepernick was forced to leave off and begin kneeling for the national anthem to bring awareness to perceived racial and social injustice. Martellus Benn...
23:39, 06/01/2019

Trump Voices Support for Social Media Legislation Conservatives Call a Free-Speech Killer “Senator [Hawley] thinks conservatives are too stupid to realize he’s trying to kill free speech online,” FreedomWorks, the conservative advocacy group, tweeted out last month. It’s not alone in its criticism. In recent weeks, a slew of prominent rig...
03:13, 07/13/2019

Libya: UN mobilized to support thousands uprooted by Tripoli clashes, renews call for humanitarian truce Since fighting broke out on the edge of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, earlier this month, over 42,000 people have been displaced and thousands are believed trapped in the city’s southern outskirts. As UN humanitarian teams work around the clock to provid...
17:26, 04/30/2019

How DARE You Ask Joe Biden to Call Trump a White Supremacist In 2015, Donald Trump opened his campaign by saying Mexican immigrants were “rapists” and “drug dealers.” Now, four years later, major Democratic political players are finally starting to agree that Trump is a white supremacist — except one....
04:26, 08/09/2019

Some gamers think white phosphorus is too heinous for Call of Duty Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is adding a few goodies to reward players who maintain a killstreak — one of which is the deadly white phosphorus. As you might expect, the addition of the horrific chemical agent as a prize for good play isn’t sitting we...
03:52, 07/31/2019

El Paso shooting: 8chan offline after internet company Cloudflare pulls support for 'cesspool of hate' online forum Controversial online forum 8chan is offline after internet services company Cloudflare pulled its support for the site in the wake of the horrific El Paso mass shooting that left 20 people dead and more than two dozen injured....
16:13, 08/05/2019

Estonian Ministers’ Gesture Raises Fears of Support for White Supremacy Mart and Martin Helme, a father and son who were elected to Parliament for a far-right party, used a hand signal that many interpreted as a white power symbol....
00:39, 05/02/2019

Support for Impeachment Inquiry Grows in the House The trickle of Democrats backing an impeachment inquiry is threatening to turn into a flood, but there are few signs the rising tide will sway House Democratic leaders....
17:26, 08/01/2019

House Moves Again to Cut Off Support to Saudi War in Yemen The vote was part of a barrage of defense policy measures that would put a Democratic stamp on the military and serve as an indictment of the president’s foreign policy....
03:00, 07/12/2019

House Dem impeachment support gains new momentum Public support among House Democrats for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump is growing despite Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s attempts to halt the effort.More than two dozen Democrats who hadn’t previously taken a position voted Wednesday...
02:00, 07/19/2019

'White supremacy': popular knitting website Ravelry bans support for Trump Administrators take action to ensure site ‘is inclusive of all’One of the biggest knitting websites in the world, which claims to have more than 8 million members, has announced that it will ban users from expressing support for Donald Trump, saying ...
08:52, 06/24/2019

Emotional Rob Portman decries white supremacy and urges support for red flag laws A shaken Sen. Rob Portman on Tuesday spoke out against white nationalism and expressed support for red flag laws, after horrific mass shootings over the weekend in Texas and his home state of Ohio. The Republican's endorsement of limited gun control ...
11:52, 08/07/2019

Hong Kong protesters call for boycott of Disney film after lead actress voices support for police force Protesters in Hong Kong have taken aim at a new target amid calls for political reform after actress Crystal Liu took to social media to voice her support for the city’s police. ...
21:00, 08/16/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Climate emergency, call to support breastfeeding, rising political heat and new investigation board for Syria Today, our main stories include: UN chief’s warning on climate and global politics; UNICEF’s call to bolster breastfeeding and new Board of Inquiry in Syria...
00:39, 08/02/2019

He Paid $9,100 To Buy House Online. It Turned Out To Be Strip Of Grass A Florida man thought he had landed a steal deal after paying $9,100 (approximately Rs 6.3 lakh) for a villa in Tamarac, only to be told that he had only bought the strip of grass in front of the......
14:00, 06/20/2019

House Democrats, With Pelosi’s Support, Will Consider a Commission on Reparations A bill backed by nearly 60 House Democrats would create a panel to develop proposals and a “national apology” to repair the lingering effects of slavery....
07:39, 06/19/2019

Majority of House Democrats now support impeachment inquiry The impeachment dam has broken.More than half of House Democrats say they would vote to launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, a crucial threshold that backers said will require Speaker Nancy Pelosi to reconsider her steadfast...
17:52, 08/01/2019

Beto O'Rourke says white Americans don't know the full story of slavery, continues to support reparations Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke took an unconventional approach to reaching out to African-American voters Friday, meeting with a small group representing a community of slave descendants in South Carolina and saying white Americans d...
02:00, 06/16/2019

Bill Walton joined White Sox booth to call a game against the Angels and it was amazing Bill Walton, the Basketball Hall of Famer-turned broadcaster, hit the baseball booth Friday to call a game between the White Sox and Angels.       ...
18:26, 08/17/2019

Online video of GOP House candidate may target super PACs RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — In the special election for a North Carolina congressional seat left vacant following allegations of ballot fraud, a polished, silent video of the Republican candidate has appeared online. It’s a sign that rich flows of unt...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Tammy Abraham abuse after missing Chelsea penalty sees Kick It Out call on Twitter to outline plan to tackle online racism Kick It Out have called on Twitter and their social media counterparts to outline their plan to tackle racism after Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham was allegedly targeted with racial abuse following last night's Uefa Super Cup defeat....
15:26, 08/15/2019

House Democrat says support lacking for Trump impeachment inquiry A top U.S. House Democratic committee chairman on Wednesday appeared to rule out any imminent impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, but vowed quick court action to obtain the full, unredacted Mueller report on Russian election interference....
01:00, 06/06/2019

Pelosi downplays House Dem support for Trump impeachment, says ‘it's not even close’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday downplayed the support inside her caucus for impeaching President Trump, saying House Democrats who oppose it outnumber those vocally pushing for it....
21:13, 06/11/2019

House Passes Bipartisan Budget Bill With Trump Support (WASHINGTON) — Observing a rare cease-fire in their battles with President Donald Trump, the Democratic-controlled House on Thursday easily passed bipartisan debt and budget legislation to permit the Treasury to issue bonds to pay the governmen...
10:52, 07/26/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: solidarity with Japan, call for DR Congo support, family-friendly workplaces, hottest June ever, Venezuela and Afghanistan updates In today’s Daily Brief: UN stands in solidarity with Japan; avoid panic over DR Congo Ebola emergency; ‘transformative shift’ needed towards family-friendly work policies; hottest June EVER; Venezuelan migrant dangers; stop targeting Afghanistan civi...
23:00, 07/19/2019

Call of the wild: a house in the woods of the South Downs A home that sees the wood for the trees in its clever use of timber and lightThere are some lovely things in Jenny Stevinson’s home – paintings, ceramics, mid-20th-century pieces, not to mention the cracking architecture itself – but she admits to no...
22:13, 06/01/2019

More Than Half of House Democrats Now Support Opening Trump Impeachment Probe WASHINGTON (AP) — More than half of House Democrats support launching an impeachment inquiry, according to a tally by The Associated Press — a strong signal of ongoing liberal frustration with President Donald Trump but a milestone that s...
19:26, 08/03/2019

Japan's Abe says upper house election win shows support for constitution debate Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said his ruling coalition's solid win in an upper house election on Sunday showed that voters supported debate over his proposal to revise the post-war, pacifist constitution....
17:52, 07/21/2019

They met playing Call of Duty online. Then their cross-country feud became a 'swatting' hoax A cross-country feud between two men arguing on a telephone line escalated to a "swatting" hoax that locked down a school and evacuated a Walmart.       ...
17:13, 06/19/2019

Senior House Democrat says support lacking for formal Trump impeachment inquiry The chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Wednesday there did not appear to be support at the moment for a formal impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump following the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on the R...
04:26, 06/06/2019

The British Grand Prix was bonkers -- and it could have been even better The British Grand Prix had everything you could want from an F1 race, even though a midrace safety car cut a lot of the entertainment short. A look at the main talking points from the best race in recent memory....
20:52, 07/14/2019

Tiger Woods at the White House Tiger Woods was presented with the Medal of Freedom by President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday.        ...
05:26, 05/07/2019

AOC Goes Off on the White House for Ignoring Congress New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered a fiery critique on Wednesday of the Trump administration’s shameless attempts to manipulate the upcoming 2020 Census by adding a citizenship question....
01:26, 06/13/2019

Kudlow says White House is ‘looking at’ trying to buy Greenland “I’m just saying the president, who knows a thing or two about buying real estate, wants to take a look,” the White House economic adviser said Sunday....
20:00, 08/18/2019

The Club, an ‘MMO’ from one of the Stanley Parable devs, is bonkers Sometimes I come into work and my European colleagues have had a relatively quiet day. Other days I come in and someone tells me they’ve spotted something so bizarre, so wonderful that I immediately think, “I gotta check this shit out.” In this case,...
21:39, 08/21/2019

The Bonkers Tech That Detects Lightning 6,000 Miles Away If lightning strikes near the North Pole, and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? Yes, because a global sensor network is always listening....
13:26, 08/16/2019

The World's Fastest Lawnmower Is Exactly as Bonkers to Drive as It Looks Right foot dips forward, left lifts, tarmac blurs. The view through my visor turned to a streak, as I launched forward at a spooky pace. I felt my heart press into my ribs, as the accelerating force was so strong I forgot to breathe. It’s not a sensa...
17:39, 07/01/2019

What Baseball's "Bonkers" Homeruns Tell You About the Stock Market As stocks are flashing red on Wall Street, what indicators can you turn to in order to figure out the stock market's next move? Watch as the co-editor of our monthly Financial Forecast shares with you an indicator you won't see anywhere else....
02:13, 08/06/2019

Kellyanne Conway Dismisses House Call to Discuss Accusations She’s Been Talking Out of Turn Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway refused Monday to appear before a House committee probing stuff she’s said that lawmakers say violated federal law banning government employees from engaging in political speech while on the job....
09:52, 07/16/2019

White House debates changes to biofuel mandates Some administration officials want to expand environmental credits that encourage production of flex-fuel vehicles that can run on high-ethanol gasoline and would require government agencies to use more of them -- both steps that could increase the u...
06:26, 08/21/2019

Rep. Justin Amash won’t rule out White House run WASHINGTON – Rep. Justin Amash, a congressman from Michigan who left the Republican Party last week, said Sunday that he wouldn’t rule out making a White House run. “I still wouldn’t rule anything like that out,” Amash told CNN’s Jake Tapper in...
19:39, 07/07/2019

Megan Rapinoe declares ‘I’m not going to the f—ing White House’ The co-captain of the US Women’s soccer team balked at the idea of visiting the White House if her team wins the World Cup, saying she wouldn’t “f—–g” go. Megan Rapinoe made the declaration during an interview Tuesday with Eight by Eight ...
06:13, 06/26/2019

Trump welcomes Red Sox contingent to the White House President Trump welcomed the World Series champion Boston Red Sox to the White House on Thursday — even though some players and team manager Alex Cora balked at making the visit. “Each Red Sox player is a shining example of excellence living out an A...
06:13, 05/10/2019

White House ups stakes in dispute with EU over Airbus The White House announced on Monday that it was adding $4 billion to a list of proposed tariffs that would be placed on European Union products as part of a long-running dispute over aviation industry subsidies. The items targeted ranged from metals ...
02:52, 07/03/2019

Trump likely to meet with Xi when G20 gathers: White House U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will likely meet on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit later this month in Japan, a White House spokesman said on Thursday, although he suggested a meeting was not yet firmly scheduled...
17:52, 06/13/2019

MLB notebook: Some Red Sox skip White House visit While manager Alex Cora, a native of Puerto Rico, and about a dozen players of color skipped a visit honoring the world champion Boston Red Sox at the White House on Thursday, President Donald Trump avoided discussing the controversy....
21:26, 05/10/2019

White House: China indicates it wants trade deal Trade delegations from Washington and Beijing are scheduled to begin their latest round of talks on Thursday. Government and private-sector sources earlier said China had backtracked on almost all aspects of a draft trade agreement with the United St...
21:00, 05/08/2019

WATCH: F-35 performs White House flyover An F-35 flew over the White House and downtown Washington, D.C., to mark the visit of Polish President Andrzej Duda on Wednesday. The United States and Poland also recently reached an agreement to sell the aircraft to the Eastern European country....
05:26, 06/13/2019

William McRaven on White House run: No plans, but 'never say never' Retired Adm. William McRaven, who oversaw the Navy SEAL raid that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in 2011, is not completely closing the door to running for president....
09:00, 05/22/2019

White House Ratchets Up Trade Fight Prospects for a speedy conclusion to the U.S.-China trade fight dimmed Monday after U.S. officials accused Beijing of reneging on its promises and vowed to raise tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports to 25% starting Friday....
02:13, 05/07/2019

Man dies after setting himself on fire near White House The man, identified as Arnav Gupta of Bethesda, Maryland, lit himself on fire Wednesday afternoon on the Ellipse Park, not far from the Washington Monument, in full view of passersby....
15:26, 05/30/2019

Man Set Himself On Fire Near White House, Severely Injured NBC News WASHINGTON (AP) — Authorities say a man set himself on fire at a national park near the White House and has been hospitalized in critical condition. U.S. Park police tell news outlets officers and U.S. Secret Service agents responded to th...
11:52, 05/30/2019

Ask Maggie Haberman About Covering the White House Since she joined The Times in 2015, Maggie Haberman has been a driving force behind much of its award-winning political coverage and a lightning rod for grievances from both sides of the aisle....
21:39, 06/15/2019

Maryland man fatally set himself on fire near White House WASHINGTON (AP) — A Maryland man who set himself on fire at a national park near the White House has died. U.S. Park police tell news outlets 33-year-old Arnav Gupta died from his injuries late Wednesday. Police say officers and U.S. Secret Service a...
20:26, 05/30/2019

Meet Your New Chief White House Liar Stephanie Grisham, currently the director of communications for First Lady Melania Trump, will be the White House’s new press secretary, the first lady announced on Tuesday....
10:39, 06/26/2019

White House highlights F-35s to Poland in flyover President Donald Trump and Polish President Andrzej Duda watched an F-35 fighter jet fly over the White House grounds Wednesday. The flyover was planned as Poland considers buying more than 30 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jets. (June 12)   &#...
21:39, 06/12/2019

De Blasio’s White House bid hit with second ethics complaint Mayor Bill de Blasio used a “shell game” to get around strict donor limits to bankroll his quixotic White House bid, a campaign finance watchdog charged Wednesday. The complaint from the Campaign Legal Center alleges that the mayor improperly used tw...
06:00, 08/08/2019

Person who tried to get onto White House grounds arrested WASHINTON, D.C. — A person was arrested Friday night after trying to get onto the White House grounds near the historic Treasury Building, the U.S. Secret Service said. The trespassing attempt occurred about 9:10 p.m., the service said in a sta...
10:26, 06/15/2019

White House wants to end child detention limits The Trump administration is moving to end a long-standing federal court agreement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept in detention, a move that will almost certainly lead to a new court battle over immigration. (Aug. 21)   ...
16:52, 08/22/2019

Autocar drives Britain's 'biggest, best and most bonkers race' C1 event was by far the biggest motor race ever held in Britain Take (almost) 100 identical Citroën C1 city cars and race all day and all of the night. We joined in You’d think that 100 racing cars – one for every 60 metres of track – would just m...
11:00, 05/19/2019

Equinox co-founder lists bonkers Westchester mansion Vito Errico, who co-founded the high-end gym brand Equinox with his siblings in 1991, hasn’t lost his flair for the fancy. Now, a custom-built contemporary stone home in Armonk, NY, that he co-designed is on the market for $8.88 million. The 11,423-s...
03:52, 07/11/2019

Michelle Obama rents bonkers $23M mansion for brief LA visit She’s gone from Chicago to Washington, DC — and this week, former first lady Michelle Obama made a move to Los Angeles — but just for a day. TMZ reports that Obama rented an exclusive, nearly 13,000-square-foot spread in the posh Hollywoo...
20:52, 07/12/2019

This Wonderfully Bonkers Dutchman Built a Car You Drive From a Hammock I wasn’t previously familiar with the works of Master Milo, the Netherland’s premier organization for turning rusted-out shitboxes into genuinely bonkers vehicular wonders, but I’m glad I’m aware now. He (or the group? I’m not entirely clear if “Mast...
05:39, 06/14/2019

White House says Mexico tariffs 'still on track' for Monday The United States is on track to implement threatened 5 percent tariffs on Mexican goods on Monday, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Friday as migration talks with Mexican officials continued in Washington....
16:39, 06/07/2019

St. Louis Fed's Bullard Said He Was Contacted by White House for Fed Board Job Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard said Tuesday he has been approached by White House officials “in recent months” about the possibility of serving on the Fed’s Washington board of governors....
16:13, 06/26/2019

'No do-over': White House says Congress is trying to overturn Mueller report White House counsel Pat Cipollone rebuffs document requestsLetter to Jerry Nadler promises to ‘resist overbroad demands’Congress has no right to conduct a “do-over” of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia interference in the 201...
22:26, 05/15/2019

Jimmy Carter: Russia won Trump the White House Former President Jimmy Carter said Friday he believes President Donald Trump actually lost the 2016 election and is only in the White House "because the Russians interfered on his behalf." (June 28)        ...
08:26, 06/29/2019

Joe Biden raised $21.5 million for his White House bid, campaign says Biden showed his fundraising prowess but probably did not see a boost in donations after the Democratic debate when he came under sharp attack from opponents....
14:52, 07/04/2019

The White House's Middle East Meetup Is Already a Mess Since shortly after joining the Trump administration, Jared Kushner has made it his personal mission to solve the Gordian Knot that is the Israeli-Palestine conflict. Let’s check in on how that’s going....
05:39, 06/18/2019

Trump briefed on Colorado shooting, White House says President Trump has been briefed on the school shooting that unfolded in a Denver suburb, resulting in one death and eight injuries, the White House said Tuesday....
11:26, 05/08/2019

White House Reviewing Stephen Moore’s Writings President Trump’s presumptive nominee to the Fed has written numerous opinion pieces questioning the role of women and suggesting they should not earn more than men....
19:52, 04/29/2019

White House says 'no recession in sight' despite market turmoil White House officials pushed back on Sunday against concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global bond markets, and insisting their trade war with China was doing no damage ...
17:39, 08/18/2019

White House says China has indicated it wants to make trade deal The United States has received an indication from China that Beijing wants to make a trade deal, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters on Wednesday, after Washington announced it will raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese impo...
19:26, 05/08/2019

Pentagon informs White House the military must not be politicized Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan informed the White House that the U.S. military must not be politicized, following a move by aides to President Trump to obscure the USS John S. McCain from Trump's view during a presidential visit to Japan....
03:00, 06/03/2019

The Trumps honor military mothers at White House President Donald Trump and his wife Melania paid tribute to military mothers at the White House on Friday. (May 10)        ...
02:00, 05/11/2019

Trumps honor military mothers at White House President Donald Trump called military mothers "the backbone of America" on Friday when he and first lady Melania Trump welcomed them to the White House for a celebration....
05:39, 05/11/2019

White House touts 'freedom gas' as next critical US export The Department of Energy has said it wants to export "molecules of US freedom" from a new liquefied natural gas project to allies the world over. An official said it was part of the White House's "America First" agenda....
10:52, 05/30/2019

Bidens Earn More Than $15 Million Since Leaving the White House (WASHINGTON) — Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, took in more than $15 million since leaving the Obama White House, according to newly released documents, catapulting the Democratic presidential candidate into millionaire status and denting the wor...
21:00, 07/10/2019

Tiger Woods to visit White House on Monday President Trump will honor Tiger Woods, who won his 15th major and fifth green jacket at Augusta last month, at the White House.        ...
01:52, 05/03/2019

White House official: New Iran sanctions coming ‘very soon’ On the one-year anniversary of U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, a White House official announced that additional sanctions against Iran would be coming soon....
22:39, 05/08/2019

Congress has no right to 'do-over' of Russia probe: White House counsel Congress has no right to conduct a "do-over" of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, the White House said in a letter blasting House Democrats' "sweeping" requests for documents as an effort to harass political opponents....
00:26, 05/16/2019

Joe Scarborough: Trump is 'the worst dealmaker' that has ever sat in the White House MSNBC host Joe Scarborough slammed President Trump as the “worst dealmaker that's ever sat in the presidential office” after the president cut short meeting on infrastructure over Democrats’ accusations that he’s “engaged in a cover-up” regarding the...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Inverted curve proves White House has won its battle with the Fed WeWork may have left it a tad late for its IPO unless the central bank makes a swift and decisive cutWeWork, the loss-making US office rental company, is planning a stock market launch next month to fund its global expansion. All the signs on Wall St...
01:26, 08/16/2019

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams says she is considering White House run Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams, a rising party star who narrowly fell short of becoming the first female African American governor last year, said on Thursday she is still considering running for president....
05:13, 05/10/2019

Matters of politics, race accompany Red Sox to White House WASHINGTON (AP) — Under President Donald Trump, visits by championship teams to the White House have often become politicized. That’s happening to the Boston Red Sox, who steamrolled to a World Series crown last October and are poised to visit ...
06:52, 05/09/2019

Trump will ‘think about’ inviting NBA champ Raptors to White House With Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau seated steps away, President Trump said Thursday that he’d “think about” whether to invite the NBA champion Toronto Raptors to the White House. “They played phenomenal basketball,” he said about Canad...
21:52, 06/20/2019

Flag burning, violence in front of the White House The burning of a flag in front of the White House led to a scuffle between protesters and President Donald Trump supporters.        ...
15:39, 07/05/2019

Red Sox manager Alex Cora won’t visit White House CHICAGO (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora will not attend the ceremony at the White House on Thursday honoring the 2018 World Series champions. Cora cited the Trump administration’s response to Hurricane Maria in his native Puerto Rico as...
06:13, 05/06/2019

White House spokeswoman Sanders leaving job at end of month White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump who evolved into one of his closest advisers, will leave her job at the end of the month to return to her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on Thursday....
00:39, 06/14/2019

De Blasio staffers reportedly think White House bid is 'a joke' The skepticism over New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s bid for the presidency apparently is not limited to low poll numbers, as even his own staff members appear to doubt his chances....
18:39, 07/28/2019

Rapinoe: We don't want to go to White House... maybe Trump sent invite by mail "Women\u0027s World Cup winnter Megan Rapinoe says that her USA team do not want to go to the White House... but an inviation hasn\u0027t arrived either."...
15:52, 07/09/2019

Man Dies After Setting Himself On Fire Near White House: US Officials A man who set himself on fire near the White House has died of his injuries, the US Park Police said on Thursday. The man set himself on fire on the Ellipse, an area popular with tourists between the......
02:39, 05/31/2019

Salesforce.com signs on to White House job-training initiative San Francisco-based cloud software company Salesforce.com Inc on Thursday said it was joining a White House initiative to provide training for new skills to U.S. workers....
16:00, 05/16/2019

Biden plans first NYC fundraising swing of White House bid Joe Biden is building his 2020 war-chest with an upcoming round of New York fundraisers. The Dem front-runner has two campaign events slated for June 17th and 18th. While few details are yet known about the guest lists, Governor Cuomo is rumored to b...
01:13, 05/16/2019

White House confirms Trump sent letter to Kim Jong Un On Sunday, Pyongyang’s Korean Central News Agency reported Trump had sent Kim an “excellent” letter and said Kim would “seriously contemplate” the content....
04:26, 06/24/2019

White House defends new tariffs on Mexican goods White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders defended the president's decision to impose new tariffs on Mexican goods as a way to pressure the government to stem the flow of migrants crossing the U.S. southern border. (May 31)    &#...
22:39, 05/31/2019

White House considered demoting Fed's Powell: report Lawyers at the White House earlier this year explored the legality of stripping Jerome Powell of his Federal Reserve chairmanship and demoting him to be just one of as many as seven governors of the U.S. central bank, according to a report from Bloom...
23:00, 06/18/2019

Mueller should testify to Congress if he wants: White House adviser U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller should testify in front of Congress about his report into Russian interference in the 2016 election and whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said on Wednesday....
22:26, 05/01/2019

White House seeks delay on Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has asked the U.S. Congress for more time to phase in a ban on federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part of a defense law passed last year....
06:13, 06/10/2019

A Big Mac at the White House: Trump’s telling sports celebrations He’s hosted teams and honored athletes, but the president’s ceremonies reveal his polarising natureOn Monday last week, it was the Baylor Lady Bears basketball team. On Monday this week, the US army football team, followed by the golfer Tiger Woods. ...
09:13, 05/10/2019

Trump says he's 'thinking about' a payroll tax cut — a day after the White House denies it Trump said he has "been thinking about payroll taxes for a long time" — and he cautioned that "whether or not we do something now, it's not being done because of recession."...
23:39, 08/20/2019

The White House Is Revoking Press Passes En Masse After almost eliminating press conferences, the Trump administration’s campaign against journalists covering the White House has reached a new peak. On Wednesday, the administration today revoked the hard passes of almost the entire White House press...
04:26, 05/09/2019

Sarah Sanders to leave White House at end of June White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, one of the president's closest and most trusted White House aides, will be leaving the administration at the end of the month, Trump announced Thursday. (June 13)        ...
06:00, 06/14/2019

Matters of politics, race follow Red Sox to White House WASHINGTON — For decades, championship teams have visited the White House in a moment of ritual and tradition. Athletic excellence is celebrated, lame jokes are told and the president is given yet another jersey bearing his name. Under President Dona...
11:00, 05/09/2019

White House to Hold Social Media Summit The White House will hold a social media summit on July 11, aiming to have a “robust conversation” about online platforms such as Google and Facebook at a time when they are under increasing attack in Washington....
12:13, 06/27/2019

White House readies final review of new mpg rules Trump administration officials, at odds with California and many automakers, defended a controversial plan to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels at a congressional hearing Thursday and said the proposal would be submitted to the White...
02:26, 06/21/2019

Man Sets Himself on Fire Near the White House, Secret Service Says A man walked onto the Ellipse park in downtown Washington, D.C., Wednesday afternoon while the tourist trap was bustling with people and lit himself on fire, the U.S. Secret Service confirmed in a tweet....
00:39, 05/30/2019

Outfit the Rest Of Your House With Philips Hue White Bulbs, Now Just $13 Each Even dedicated Philips Hue owners will tell you that not every light bulb needs to transform into a colorful, pulsating light show. But Hue’s automation features and voice control capabilities can still come in handy in places like basements, closets...
23:52, 05/26/2019

Joe and Jill Biden have made $15M since leaving White House WASHINGTON – “Middle Class Joe” is now rolling in dough. Former Vice President Joe Biden and wife, Jill, raked in more than $15.6 million in the two years since leaving the White House, according to newly released financial disclosure forms. ThatR...
04:26, 07/10/2019

Red Sox manager Cora undecided on White House visit Red Sox manager Alex Cora is still undecided if he'll visit the White House next week when the team celebrates its World Series title there next week        ...
01:39, 04/30/2019

Bill de Blasio could lose his job over White House bid if he’s not careful Mayor Bill de Blasio’s presidential dreams had better not make him too neglectful of his day job -- or he could lose it, under a never-used clause in the city charter....
01:13, 05/19/2019

New White House press secretary has Arizona ties TUCSON- The White House named a new press secretary and she has Arizona ties. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced last Thursday that she is leaving the Trump administration. On Tuesday, First Lady Melania Trump took to Twitte...
14:52, 06/27/2019

No White House Trip For Non-Citizens, Says US Principal; Sent On Leave A Maryland elementary school principal has been placed on administrative leave, a Prince George's County school system spokeswoman said Friday, after distributing an unauthorized permission slip that......
07:00, 05/04/2019

Trump says will not fire White House adviser Conway U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, despite the conclusion by a U.S. government watchdog that she repeatedly violated U.S. law by making political statements in her official White House p...
15:26, 06/14/2019

White House Memo: Trump and the Four-Letter Presidency At rallies and in interviews, on Twitter and in formal speeches, he relishes the bad-boy language of a shock jock, just one more way of provoking the political establishment....
02:13, 05/20/2019

| Trump invites Hungary's Orban to White House US President Donald Trump is to host Hungary's firebrand anti-immigration Prime Minister Viktor Orban at the White House next week, officials said on Tuesday....
03:13, 05/08/2019

White House expects retaliation from China over tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — The president’s chief economic adviser says he expects China to retaliate over increased tariffs, after talks in Washington ended without a deal on trade. Larry Kudlow also tells “Fox News Sunday” that President Do...
16:39, 05/12/2019

Trump and Kim Jong-un 'agree' Biden has a 'low IQ', White House says Sarah Sanders told Meet the Press the president’s point of view was not guided by the North Korean leaderDonald Trump and Kim Jong-un “agree in their assessment” that former vice-president and 2020 Democratic candidate Joe Biden has a “low IQ”, White...
18:00, 05/26/2019

Man in Critical Condition After Setting Himself on Fire Near the White House The Secret Service cleared the area of people, including a group protesting the Trump administration’s plan to roll back protections for transgender individuals....
00:39, 05/30/2019

White House, Congress getting closer on budget deal White House officials and congressional leaders are drawing closer to a two-year budget agreement that also raises the debt ceiling, although both sides caution that some serious obstacles remain to a deal.Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate M...
19:39, 07/17/2019

White House to Start Ban on Government Business With Huawei The White House will start implementing provisions of a law that bans the U.S. government from doing business with Huawei Technologies, moving ahead with restrictions despite Huawei’s court challenge....
17:13, 08/08/2019

White House freezes fuel efficiency penalties The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel efficiency requirements....
10:52, 07/13/2019

White House, Fed Officials Openly Feud Over Rates Top White House and Federal Reserve officials squared off over interest rates in a public clash over how to manage the economy at a time of strong growth and historically low unemployment....
21:00, 05/03/2019

The White House Is Deliberately Creating a Constitutional Crisis The White House on Tuesday directed former White House Counsel Don McGahn not to comply with a congressional subpoena for documents related to the various potentially criminal shenanigans described by Special Counsel Robert Mueller in his report to t...
05:39, 05/08/2019

White House says Afghan peace talks are 'proceeding' President Donald Trump met with his national security team on Friday to discuss Afghan peace talks and the meeting went "very well, and negotiations are proceeding," the White House said in a statement....
02:39, 08/17/2019

USMCA's fate up to Pelosi, White House official says The fate of President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade is entirely based on whether House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., agrees to schedule a vote on it, a White House official said Wednesday....
03:52, 05/30/2019

Republicans revolt against White House budget plan Senate Republicans are rebelling against the Trump administration’s proposed fix to a fiscal pile-up this fall, rejecting a one-year stopgap funding bill as insufficient for the military.In a letter to President Donald Trump's budget negotiators led ...
23:13, 07/03/2019

White House Chief Economist to Leave Post Kevin Hassett, the Chairman of Council of Economic Advisers, told The Wall Street Journal that his departure had “been in the works for a good long time” and that it was common for people to leave the post after around two years....
14:52, 06/03/2019

Trump blasts ‘bonkers’ media in beef with Washington Post President Trump delivered a scathing rebuke to the Washington Post on Monday morning -- and argued the press as a whole has "gone bonkers" -- in response to a weekend report about his team's handling of his controversial attacks on four progressive c...
17:00, 07/22/2019

House majority leader to call for vote to hold Barr, Ross in contempt over census question Rep. Steny Hoyer, the House majority leader, will ​call for a floor vote next Tuesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt over the White House’s desire to add a citizenship question to the 2020 c...
23:26, 07/11/2019

White House denies Trump storming out of meeting was a stunt The White House on Thursday denied that President Donald Trump's eruption one day earlier at a meeting with Democratic leaders was a pre-planned stunt, rebuffing lawmakers' accusations that the president was trying to bow out of serious infrastructur...
17:52, 05/23/2019

Delay in Huawei Ban Is Sought by White House Budget Office The acting director of the Office of Management and Budget said the order could burden companies that work with Huawei but also do business with the U.S. government....
02:13, 06/11/2019

Democrat Buttigieg discusses being part of first gay couple in the White House U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said on Monday he does not believe the fact that he is gay and married to another man will hurt him with America's voters....
11:26, 06/04/2019

Outgoing White House economist says tariffs and deficits are bad for America Outgoing White House economist Kevin Hassett voiced concern on Monday about the consequences of America's trade wars and rising mountain of debt, two of the legacies of the first two years of the Trump administration....
02:00, 06/04/2019

Red Sox manager Alex Cora won't visit White House Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora will not attend the ceremony at the White House on Thursday honoring the 2018 World Series champions        ...
03:26, 05/06/2019

Trump issues full pardons for five people: White House U.S. President Donald Trump issued full pardons on Monday for five people who served sentences on charges including drug trafficking, weapons sales and illegal gambling, the White House said in a statement....
20:39, 07/29/2019

White House still wants deal on debt ceiling, funding: official The White House still wants to reach a deal with Congress to fund the government and raise the nation's debt limit, even though President Donald Trump has said he will not negotiate with Democrats until they stop investigating his administration, a s...
17:52, 05/23/2019

White House Asserts Executive Privilege In Census Fight WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents related to the Trump administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The Justice Department notified the chairman of the House ...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Rapinoe accepts AOC's invite to Congress after saying she wouldn't go to 'f---ing White House' U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez extended a Twitter invitation to the U.S. women’s soccer team Friday to tour the House of Representatives after they beat France to advance to the semifinals of the World Cup in France....
06:00, 06/30/2019

The Latest: White House threatens to veto border bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and immigration (all times local): 10:15 p.m. The White House is threatening to veto a $4.5 billion border bill that House Democrats plan to try pushing through the chamber this week. White House officials com...
08:00, 06/25/2019

White House threatens to veto aid bill for migrant families WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House veto threat is raising fresh questions about the fate of a House bill that would provide $4.5 billion to improve the treatment of migrant families detained after crossing the U.S. southern border. In a letter to lawmak...
08:00, 06/25/2019

Trump invites Hungary's Viktor Orban to White House Trump and Orban will meet at the White House for the first time on May 13 for talks on security and trade. Both leaders have taken tough anti-immigration stances and been criticized for policies viewed as anti-Muslim....
23:13, 05/07/2019

White House to fight ruling that blocks new asylum restrictions The White House will fight a federal judge's decision blocking the Trump administration from enforcing a new rule that aimed to bar almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico border, it said on Thursday....
18:39, 07/25/2019

Senate Republicans Warn White House Against Mexico Tariffs In a contentious meeting at the Capitol, Senate Republicans told senior White House officials that they are prepared to resist tariffs on Mexico if President Trump pushes forward....
22:52, 06/04/2019

Trump loses loyalist Sanders in another White House departure White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump who became one of his closest advisers, will leave her job at the end of the month to return to her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on Thursday....
01:13, 06/14/2019

Pentagon tells White House to stop politicizing military SEOUL, South Korea — The Pentagon has told the White House to stop politicizing the military, amid a furor over a Trump administration order to have the Navy ship named for the late Sen. John McCain hidden from view during a presidential visit. A def...
17:00, 06/02/2019

Democratic U.S. Rep. Swalwell ends long-shot White House bid U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell on Monday became the first major candidate to drop out of the Democratic presidential race, ending a long-shot bid fueled in part by his efforts to investigate Republican President Donald Trump....
03:39, 07/09/2019

White House says Trump's July Fourth will be patriotic, not political White House officials on Tuesday said President Trump will avoid politics and stick to patriotic themes in a high-profile July Fourth speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington amid questions about the cost and tone of the celebration....
23:39, 07/02/2019

The White House Learned Four Internet Words and Wants to Teach You How to Say Them Wrong Today, President Trump hosted his big “social media summit,” which coincided almost perfectly with a worldwide Twitter outage. Notably, the White House invited exactly zero social media company representatives to the event, but plenty of online consp...
03:26, 07/12/2019

Reports: Tiger Woods to visit White House on Monday President Trump will honor Tiger Woods, who won his 15th major and fifth green jacket at Augusta last month, at the White House.        ...
18:52, 05/02/2019

With Eyes on the Election, the White House Insists the Economy is Strong WASHINGTON (AP) — The “fundamentals” of the U.S. economy are solid, the White House asserted Monday, invoking an ill-fated political declaration of a decade ago amid mounting concern that a recession could imperil President Donald T...
09:52, 08/20/2019

Joe Sestak seeks to restore accountability to White House in 2020 bid Former Rep. Joe Sestak has positioned himself as a candidate seeking to seeking to restore trust and accountability to the White House in his 2020 bid to be president....
00:26, 06/26/2019

A Whole Bunch Of Red Sox Will Skip Visiting Donald Trump At The White House The Red Sox wrap up a road trip in Baltimore this week, but won’t all be heading back to Boston together. The team is running two separate charter flights, one going home on Wednesday, after the final game of the series, and one on Thursday, an off-d...
17:26, 05/06/2019

White House to Former Counsel Don McGahn: Ignore Those Congressional Subpoenas, We Got You The White House is continuing its efforts to defy Congress as new reports note that the Trump administration has directed former White House counsel Donald McGahn not to comply with a Congressional subpoena related to Robert Mueller’s investigation....
00:39, 05/08/2019

Ex-White House aide to answer written questions for Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee says former White House aide Annie Donaldson won’t appear for a scheduled deposition because she is in her third trimester of pregnancy. The committee says she will instead answer written question...
19:39, 06/24/2019

"Transition Happens Quickly": Michelle Obama On Last Night In White House Moving out of any home is chaotic, but at the White House, moving the president's family is especially complicated, according to former first lady Michelle Obama. The best-selling author spoke about......
06:00, 07/08/2019

Trump hosts victims of religious persecution at White House President Trump met with dozens of victims of religious persecution at the White House on Wednesday as part of an ongoing effort by the administration to push for religious freedom abroad....
14:00, 07/18/2019

The Latest: White House blasts Dems’ Barr hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a House Judiciary Committee hearing about the attorney general’s handling of the special counsel’s Russia report (all times local): 9:50 a.m. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says it’s “...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Trump, Putin discuss possible new nuclear accord: White House U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke for more than an hour on Friday, discussing the possibility of a new nuclear accord, North Korean denuclearization, Ukraine and the political situation in Venezuela, the White Hou...
20:39, 05/03/2019

Trump appears to backpedal on White House invite for USWNT, saying ‘we’ll look at that’ After the team's World Cup win, the president said, "We haven't really thought about it," after previously tweeting that Megan Rapinoe and her teammates would be invited "win or lose."...
05:00, 07/08/2019

Melania Trump’s spokeswoman to be next White House press secretary First lady Melania Trump announced Tuesday that her spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, would replace outgoing White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. “I am pleased to announce @StephGrisham45 will be the next @PressSec & Comms Director! She ...
23:26, 06/25/2019

White House blames China for Iranian missile threat China bears significant blame for Iran’s success in developing a dangerous new array of ballistic missiles, a top White House adviser said the same day the administration imposed significant new sanctions on the Middle Eastern regime....
03:26, 05/09/2019

White House's Kudlow: U.S. looking for 'enforceable' trade deal with China - Fox The United States wants to continue trade discussions with China that focus on structural changes and enforcement mechanisms when talks continue late this month during the G20 summit in Japan, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Tuesday...
19:52, 06/18/2019

Jeffrey Epstein Donated to Clinton White House Fund The relationship between former President Bill Clinton and Jeffrey Epstein, the convicted sex offender and accused child rapist, date back to 1993, according to a new investigation from the Daily Beast....
15:52, 07/25/2019

Congress expands probe of White House personal email use Top aides in President Donald Trump's White House, including his daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will come under increased scrutiny for their use of personal emails and other unofficial messaging to conduct government affairs, a ...
01:39, 07/02/2019

Former Rep. Joe Sestak becomes 25th Democrat to enter White House race Former Rep. Joe Sestak, D-Pa., became the latest Democrat to challenge President Trump’s seat in the Oval Office when he declared on Sunday he's running for president....
09:52, 06/24/2019

A White House visit for Raptors is a ‘hard no,’ Danny Green says The Raptors will visit the Parliament of Canada, but President Trump "makes it very, very tough to respect how he goes about things and does things."...
10:13, 06/24/2019

Donald Trump Likely To Meet Xi Jinping On Sidelines Of G20: White House US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will likely meet on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit later this month in Japan, a White House spokesman said on Thursday, although he......
18:39, 06/13/2019

Inaugural Official Disputes White House Account of Her Departure Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, a former adviser to the first lady who played a key role in planning President Trump’s inaugural festivities, said she was “thrown under the bus.”...
05:26, 05/07/2019

US captain Megan Rapinoe stands by White House jibe President Donald Trump has warned Megan Rapinoe not to "disrespect" the United States flag. The US captain has said ahead of the US's quarterfinal against France that she stands by almost every word of the statement....
19:00, 06/28/2019

White House calls on agency to withdraw Conway report The White House said a U.S. government watchdog agency should withdraw its report calling for White House adviser Kellyanne Conway to be fired for repeated violations of U.S. law, according to a letter released on Thursday....
19:52, 06/13/2019

Nancy Pelosi: ‘The White House is just crying out for impeachment' – video The Democratic speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, said the White House was “crying out for impeachment” and called for Donald Trump’s family to intervene in the president’s wellbeing “for the good of the country”. The dramatic statements came one da...
14:52, 05/24/2019

Laffer: Federal Reserve shouldn’t be independent from White House Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Arthur Laffer, an economist who served as an adviser to President Trump’s 2016 campaign, took some shots at the embattled Federal Reserve chairman as he also questioned the body’s autonomy. “The fed shoul...
00:26, 07/01/2019

Trolls won't fix social media. Who Trump should have invited to the White House The actual list of invitees suggests the event will largely serve as a platform for rightwing conspiracy theorists and bigotsThe White House on Thursday will host a meeting of some of the rightwing internet’s loudest voices – and worst trolls.Donald ...
02:00, 07/12/2019

White House says 'no' to Democratic lawmakers on McGahn document subpoena President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday rejected a subpoena from a Democratic-led congressional committee seeking documents from former White House counsel Don McGahn relating to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry....
18:26, 05/07/2019

Esper formally nominated to be defense secretary by White House Mark Esper was formally nominated to the position of defense secretary by the White House on Monday, a role he has been carrying out in an acting capacity since last month....
05:39, 07/16/2019

Huawei's Major Suppliers Said to Meet With White House to Discuss US Ban White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting with semiconductor and software executives on Monday to discuss the US ban on sales to Huawei....
11:26, 07/20/2019

White House says it will meet two-year deadline for Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has told the U.S. Congress it will now meet a two-year deadline to ban federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part of a defense law passed last year, accord...
03:39, 06/13/2019

U.S. efforts to cut off Iran oil revenue working: White House adviser White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Thursday that United States efforts to cut off Iran's oil export revenues through sanctions are succeeding....
17:13, 06/20/2019

White House social media summit not a ‘one-and-done,’ Trump’s allies say Trump coupled his admonitions of the tech industry -- delivered Thursday in front of more than 200 of his closest online allies -- with a promise to summon top tech executives to Washington soon and a threat to unveil new regulations targeting the wa...
00:26, 07/13/2019

White House weighs legislation to ban one of the best features of WhatsApp and Telegram After badmouthing Apple over the last few years and throwing a scare into Huawei (a nightmare that is not yet over), the Trump administration's next target could be the use of end-to-end-encryption in the U.S. Used on apps like Telegram and WhatsApp,...
04:00, 07/01/2019

Emotional Woods accepts Medal of Freedom at White House Tiger Woods, who stunned the sports world when he won his fifth Masters title last month, received his country's highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, from U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday....
11:52, 05/07/2019

| Trump escalates war on social media at White House 'summit' Escalating his attacks on Silicon Valley, US President Donald Trump hinted at new regulations on social media as he gathered critics of major online platforms at a White House "summit"....
21:13, 07/11/2019

Abbas: Palestine will not accept White House's investment plan Palestine's economy does need investment but "before anything, there must be a political solution," Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Sunday, dismissing the White House's $50 billion investment plan....
19:13, 06/24/2019

Top White House economic adviser says Trump still ‘looking at’ buying Greenland Greenland has said it’s not for sale, but that didn’t stop top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow from adding fuel to the idea that the Trump administration wants to purchase the world’s largest island from Denmark. Speaking ...
20:52, 08/18/2019

Amash says Pelosi wrong on impeachment – and does not rule out White House run Michigan congressman has left Republican partyRobert Reich: This is Trump and the oligarchs vs the restHouse speaker Nancy Pelosi is making a moral and strategic mistake by refusing to bring formal articles of impeachment against Donald Trump, the on...
23:39, 07/07/2019

Trump aide Conway will not testify before Congress: White House President Donald Trump's senior adviser Kellyanne Conway will not testify before the House of Representatives Oversight Committee this week on her alleged violations of the Hatch Act, the White House told the panel's chairman on Monday....
10:39, 06/25/2019

Why the Trump White House Is Caught Up in the Jeffrey Epstein Scandal In the years since Mr. Epstein was first accused of sexually abusing minors, one of Mr. Trump’s Cabinet officials has been accused of letting him off easy....
02:13, 07/08/2019

That Time a Plane Crashed Into the White House’s Front Yard Washington D.C. is our nation’s most protected airspace, shielded by surface-to-air missiles and fighter jets loaded for interception at all hours of the day. But that wasn’t the case on September 12, 1994, when Frank Eugene Corder smashed a stolen C...
04:13, 07/29/2019

Kim Kardashian back at White House to talk criminal justice Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House for an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce...
22:52, 06/13/2019

White House Won't Invite Israeli Officials to Bahrain Conference The White House said Monday it won’t invite the Israeli government to the unveiling of the economic part of its Israeli-Palestinian peace plan at a Bahrain conference next week, dealing a set back to a signature initiative of President Trump....
05:26, 06/18/2019

White House unveils $50B Peace to Prosperity plan for Palestine The White House offered a $50 billion economic stimulus package to the Palestinian economy that will be contingent upon signing an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement, the Trump administration announced....
05:13, 06/23/2019

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin: No discussion with White House on Trump's taxes U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday said he had not discussed releasing President Donald Trump's tax returns with the White House, and disagreed with an IRS memo that reportedly concluded he should release them to Congress....
00:26, 05/23/2019

Trump aides DeStefano, Knight to depart White House DeStefano is expected to advise a number of companies, including Juul, while helping on the president’s reelection campaign. Knight is expected to move on to an unspecified job in the private sector....
07:52, 05/22/2019

White House: President Trump ‘Deadly Serious’ About Mexico Tariffs WASHINGTON — A top White House official said Sunday that President Donald Trump is “deadly serious” about slapping tariffs on imports from Mexico but acknowledged there are no concrete benchmarks being set to assess whether the U.S...
21:52, 06/02/2019

White House says Trump, North Korea agree Biden is ‘low IQ’ President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un don’t always see eye-to-eye but they both agree that Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden is a “fool of low IQ,” said White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders. “I think the...
20:52, 05/26/2019

Democrats say White House offer on budget deal has 'nonstarters' Democrats said Friday there are "nonstarters" in a new White House offer that includes $1.1 trillion in options to offset spending increases in a two-year agreement that would raise the budget caps and hike the debt limit.“This is the White House’s s...
01:26, 07/20/2019

U.S. Congress expands probe of White House personal email use Top aides in President Donald Trump's White House, including his daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will come under increased scrutiny for their use of personal emails and other unofficial messaging to conduct government affairs, a ...
00:00, 07/02/2019

White House orders Don McGahn not to comply with congressional subpoena Former White House counsel was subpoenaed by the House committee investigating the findings of the special counsel The White House has informed Congress that it has ordered the former counsel Don McGahn not to hand over documents subpoenaed by a cong...
05:13, 05/08/2019

Powerhouse law firm is the biggest backer of de Blasio’s White House bid A politically connected law firm that was a big winner the city’s decision to reform stop-and-frisk policies is leading the charge to fund Mayor Bill de Blasio’s long-shot bid for the White House. At least 52 employees from the powerhouse firm of Pau...
01:00, 07/19/2019

The White House wants the Fed to cut rates. Wall Street says it's a terrible idea. Getty Images/Pool Top White House brass, including President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, have recently called for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates. On Friday, Pence argued that the Fed should cut rates because inflation was ...
04:00, 05/04/2019

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22:39, 05/02/2019

Pentagon Tells the White House to Stop Politicizing Military SEOUL, South Korea — The Pentagon has told the White House to stop politicizing the military, amid a furor over a Trump administration order to have the Navy ship named for the late U.S. Sen. John McCain hidden from view during President Donald...
21:52, 06/02/2019

U.S. plans different approach in leading G7 in 2020: White House official The Trump administration plans to adopt shorter communiques and generally revamp how the Group of Seven rich nations does its work when the United States leads the body in 2020, a White House adviser said....
03:13, 07/18/2019

Raptors’ Danny Green on possible White House visit: ‘It’s a hard no’ Don’t expect to see the Toronto Raptors rubbing elbows with President Trump anytime soon after winning the NBA championship earlier this month — especially if guard Danny Green is making the travel plans. Green, 32, didn’t mince words Saturday when a...
20:26, 06/24/2019

US Soccer Star Said She Won't Visit White House, "Disrespect" Says Trump President Donald Trump accused US women's World Cup soccer star Megan Rapinoe of "disrespect" Wednesday after she swore not to visit his White House....
05:00, 06/27/2019

Trump welcomes NASCAR champ Logano to White House President Donald Trump welcomed NASCAR champion Joey Logano — and his race car — to the White House Tuesday. Trump celebrated the 2018 NASCAR Cup Series Champion on the South Lawn, along with team owner Roger Penske. (April 30)  ...
03:00, 05/01/2019

At White House, Kardashian promotes prisoner reentry effort Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House for an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce...
09:00, 06/14/2019

Sarah Sanders leaving White House job; governor run ahead? WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, whose tenure was marked by a breakdown in regular press briefings and questions about the administration’s credibility, will leave her post at the end of the month. President Donald T...
09:00, 06/14/2019

White House and congressional leaders close in on budget deal White House officials and congressional leaders are closing in on a budget deal on Monday that would raise spending levels for both the Pentagon and non-defense programs while extending the debt limit until at least July 2021, according to sources cl...
17:00, 07/22/2019

UPDATE 1-White House seeks delay on Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has asked the U.S. Congress for more time to phase in a ban on federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part of a defense law passed last year....
04:13, 06/10/2019

White House Delays Decision on Auto Tariffs for 180 Days The Trump administration said it would put off for 180 days a decision on whether to impose broad tariffs on auto and auto-part imports, as discussions with the EU and Japan continue....
02:13, 05/18/2019

White House considers deploying 120,00 troops to Middle East The White House is considering a military plan that would include sending 120,000 troops to the Middle East in response to what the Trump Administration has called a dangerous threat from Iran, a report said on Monday. Acting Defense Secretary Patric...
09:00, 05/14/2019

Trump tells ex-White House counsel McGahn not to appear before Congress U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a subpoena to testify before a congressional committee about the Russia investigation, deepening a fight between the administration and Democratic lawmakers....
23:00, 05/20/2019

12 states challenge White House plan to freeze mpg penalties Led by California and New York, 12 states petitioned to reverse the Trump administration's move to suspend a 2016 Obama White House rule that more than doubled penalties for automakers that don't meet fuel efficiency rules. Automakers claim the fines...
22:52, 08/04/2019

White House Orders Its Former Top Lawyer to Ghost a Congressional Subpoena The ongoing war between congressional Democrats and the White House continued apace on Monday, with the Trump administration’s Department of Justice issuing a legal opinion arguing it’s totally fine for former White House counsel Don McGahn to ignore...
22:39, 05/20/2019

Trump, lawmakers gather for White House picnic on tense day WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is playing host to members of Congress and their families at the annual White House congressional picnic after a tense 24 hours involving Iran. Trump did not mention Iran’s downing of a U.S. drone or the...
04:13, 06/22/2019

Oversight committee OKs subpoena on White House use of private email The House Committee on Oversight and Reform on Thursday authorized a subpoena of records in the panel's investigation into the White House's alleged use of private email for government business....
04:13, 07/26/2019

White House: Israelis not invited to Mideast peace workshop WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House official says that Israeli representatives have not been invited to the Trump administration’s Israeli-Palestinian peace conference in Bahrain next week. The official said Monday that the meeting is to focus on t...
22:00, 06/17/2019

Stephanie Grisham announced as new White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham, former Press Secretary and Communications Director for the First Lady, will take over as press secretary.        ...
22:39, 06/25/2019

White House and Congress Near Agreement on Spending, Debt Ceiling White House and congressional negotiators are closing in on terms for an agreement to set new spending levels and increase the government’s borrowing limit, though no deal was final Monday morning....
16:13, 07/22/2019

Mexico to Lobby White House as Trump's Tariffs Loom New figures Wednesday showed U.S. apprehensions at the southern border accelerated, as Mexican officials made a last-ditch effort to head off tariffs President Trump has threatened on Mexican imports unless the country does more to stop the flow of m...
23:00, 06/05/2019

The Subject at the White House Was Criminal Justice.The Subtext Was the Election. It remains to be seen how President Trump can capitalize on his support for the First Step Act, as his advisers have told him to do, to appeal to African-American and moderate white voters....
08:13, 06/14/2019

White House Asks Congress for Billions More in Border Funding The White House asked Congress on Wednesday for $4.5 billion in emergency funds to deal with an influx of migrants and asylum seekers at the Mexican border....
21:39, 05/01/2019

White House blocks former counsel McGahn from testifying to Congress McGahn had been scheduled to appear before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday to answer questions following the release of the Mueller report last month. ...
22:26, 05/20/2019

Trump administration eyes more aid to farmers if necessary: White House aide The Trump administration is ready to provide more federal aid to farmers if required, a White House adviser said on Monday, after rolling out up to $12 billion since last year to offset agricultural losses from the trade dispute with China....
03:13, 04/30/2019

White House says still backs Moore for Fed, reviewing past remarks U.S. President Donald Trump's economic adviser on Tuesday said the White House still backs Stephen Moore for a seat on the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors, despite Democratic lawmakers' concerns about his competence and questions over his past r...
21:26, 04/29/2019

White House unveils $50 billion Palestinian economic plan WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has unveiled the economic portion of its much-anticipated “deal of the century” peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians. It calls for $50 billion in investment and infrastructure projects in the West B...
20:52, 06/22/2019

Sarah Sanders To Leave White House Job, Go Back To Arkansas WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, whose tenure was marked by a breakdown in regular press briefings and questions about the administration’s credibility, as well as her own, will leave her post at the end of the month, Pres...
13:26, 06/14/2019

White House staff reviewing possible Blagojevich commutation: Trump The White House is reviewing whether or not President Trump should commute the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich because his 14-year sentence is “severe,” Trump said Thursday. Trump made the announcement in a tweet Thursday...
14:26, 08/09/2019

Senate GOP to meet with Trump White House on spending bills Top Senate Republicans will meet with President Donald Trump's negotiating team to discuss whether the party can pass government funding bills amid stalled budget negotiations with congressional Democrats.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ke...
20:00, 06/09/2019

Dems set hearing for ex-White House lawyer over Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary panel has set a May 21 hearing for testimony from former White House counsel Don McGahn, a key figure in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. But it’s unclear if he’ll show. The commi...
17:52, 05/14/2019

White House Hosts a Meeting for Pro-Trump Twitter Warriors Conservative fringe figures will get their moment with President Trump during a “social media summit,” where they will share stories of what they call discrimination and suppression on the internet....
14:52, 07/11/2019

The White House May Designate the Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Group (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump and his national security team are weighing whether to designate the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organization, the White House said Tuesday. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Trump w...
13:52, 05/01/2019

White House Report Card: Trump vs. the ‘avocado crisis’ This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump’s frustration boiling over with nonstop illegal immigration and the refusal by Democrats to take the issue seriously. As a result, he threatened to impose trade tariffs on Mexico, which seems ...
00:39, 06/02/2019

France Moves Toward Digital Tax, Stoking Fight With White House The French Senate voted to impose a tax on Facebook, Google and other American technology giants despite a blunt warning from the Trump administration....
15:13, 07/11/2019

White House tried to block Kris Kobach from testifying about census The White House tried to block former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach from testifying to the House Oversight and Reform Committee about his conversations with President Donald Trump about adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, accord...
03:13, 06/08/2019

White House plans new tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese goods U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Friday that the U.S. formally began placing an additional $300 billion worth of Chinese goods under 25% tariffs....
11:00, 05/11/2019

The White House may host a social media summit next month The White House will reportedly host a social media summit next month. According to The New York Times, White House spokesman Judd Deere said the meeting will "bring together digital leaders for a robust conversation on the opportunities and challeng...
02:13, 06/27/2019

White House Asked Navy to Hide McCain Warship While Navy officials insisted they did not hide the ship, they did give all of sailors aboard the day off on Tuesday as President Trump visited Yokosuka Naval Base in Japan....
09:00, 05/30/2019

Mama duck and ducklings ‘breach’ White House gates A viral video shows a mother duck and her ducklings waltzing under a fence leading to the White House in what might be the least threatening invasion in history....
02:26, 05/15/2019

White House does not need a 'strongman,' Hickenlooper says in 2020 policy speech Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on Monday said there is an "authoritarian mentality" in the White House and the United States does not need its own "strongman," as he delivered the first major foreign policy address among two dozen Democ...
22:00, 05/20/2019

No preconditions in trade talks with China: White House's Kudlow There are no preconditions set ahead of any trade talks with China, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Thursday ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping this weekend....
21:00, 06/27/2019

In a White House Summit on Quantum Technology, Experts Map Next Steps Academics and government officials met on the White House grounds to discuss the urgent need to collaborate to advance the country’s prowess in quantum information science....
05:13, 06/02/2019

White House asked Navy to keep USS McCain out of Trump’s sight (CNN) – President Donald Trump and John McCain’s long-running feud is back in the spotlight following reports that White House and lower-level US Navy officials traded emails about keeping a warship named from the late senator’s fat...
20:26, 05/30/2019

U.S.-China trade talks to continue on Friday: White House U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin have agreed with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He to continue trade talks on Friday morning, a White House spokesman said on Thursday....
05:39, 05/10/2019

White House to begin construction on taller fence this summer A border wall is not the only barrier the president has in the works. The White House is getting a new fence that’s almost double the height of the current one, according to reports. The new structure will be just over 13 feet tall. The current...
18:26, 06/08/2019

Trump blames Obama administration for bad White House air conditioning President Trump has blamed predecessor Barack Obama for a litany of issues, from the Iran nuclear deal to the crisis at the border, and on Friday he added the alleged poor state of air conditioning in the White House to that list....
15:39, 07/28/2019

Hope Hicks rebuffs questions on Trump White House Former top White House adviser Hope Hicks refused to answer House Judiciary Committee questions about her time in the White House, dimming Democrats' chances of obtaining new or substantive information for their obstruction of justice probe. (Ju...
12:39, 06/20/2019

White House shares image of immigrants crammed into truck The White House shared a disturbing X-ray image on social media of a stifling produce truck along the Arizona border showing dozens of illegal migrants inside. “Last night, 12 children, a pregnant woman, a convicted felon, and 19 other illegal aliens...
17:52, 07/04/2019

It’s Not Just the White House in 2020. The Power to Draw Maps Is Also at Stake. With the nation’s political maps hanging in the balance, Democrats are racing to win back statehouse chambers and Republicans are rushing to defend gains from 2010....
10:26, 07/05/2019

White House considering 'every option' for adding citizenship question to census With a court deadline looming, the Trump administration is looking at "every option" as it seeks to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census, a White House spokesman said on Thursday....
02:13, 07/05/2019

Playboy Reporter Sues White House Over 30-Day Suspension Of Credentials A reporter for Playboy magazine sued President Donald Trump on Tuesday to regain a press pass he alleged officials suspended in violation of his constitutional rights....
13:39, 08/21/2019

Kim Kardashian West returns to White House to help ex-prisoners get jobs The reality star announced a ride-sharing program to help former prisoners get transportation to job interviews and workThe reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West took a star turn at the White House on Thursday to promote efforts to help those...
03:00, 06/14/2019

More talks, but no deal yet to prevent US tariffs on Mexico, White House says Vice President Mike Pence said the U.S. was encouraged by Mexico’s latest proposals but that, so far, tariffs still were set to take effect on Monday, as administration officials told Fox News there's no imminent deal in sight....
03:39, 06/07/2019

U.S. and Qatar Shore Up Ties as Emir Visits White House President Trump hailed the emir of Qatar as a friend and applauded a “large transaction” between the two countries as the emirate moved to finalize a number of energy and aircraft agreements with the U.S....
00:39, 07/10/2019

White House consents to congressional interview of ex-staffer on security The White House said on Friday it has consented to a former staffer appearing before a congressional panel for an "on the record interview," accompanied by his lawyers, regarding security clearance policies and procedures....
14:50, 04/28/2019

White House, congressional leaders will try again to reach spending deal Top congressional leaders from both parties will meet with senior White House officials this week as the Trump administration and Congress try once again to reach a deal to avoid tens of billions of dollars in automatic spending cuts this fall, accor...
04:52, 06/17/2019

Here’s What President Trump Told the Children of White House Reporters President Donald Trump spent some time chatting with kids who were at the White House for “Take Our Sons and Daughters to Work Day” on Thursday — and used the opportunity to give the media a lot more credit than usual. Children of t...
14:47, 04/28/2019

Melania Trump's spokeswoman to be new White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham has been tapped to be the next White House press secretary. It remains to be seen what direction she will take, as her predecessors were known for their confrontational relationships with the press....
07:00, 06/26/2019

Only Kim Kardashian Could Pull Off Rocking This Gold Bodysuit to the White House Is it too late to pitch a new season of Kim Kardashian Takes Washington D.C.? The E! reality TV star concluded her latest visit to the nation's capital by spending time at the White......
11:00, 07/26/2019

Gene Simmons of KISS visits White House, Pentagon Gene Simmons of the band KISS visited the White House on Thursday — but it wasn’t clear if the wrinkled rocker was meeting with President Trump. “Just another Thursday at the White House. ⁦@genesimmons⁩ is here. Said he’s visiting his ‘favorite secre...
23:52, 05/16/2019

Trump hosts Hungary’s nationalist leader at White House U.S. President Donald Trump welcomed Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban at the White House Monday, where they discussed trade, energy and national security....
20:52, 05/13/2019

AP sources: White House wanted USS McCain moved for Trump The White House wanted the U.S. Navy to keep a warship named for the late Sen. John McCain "out of sight" during President Donald Trump's trip to Japan, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday, citing an email it reviewed....
07:52, 05/30/2019

Dodgers’ Dave Roberts doesn’t want to take a trip to the White House The Dodgers are among the favorites to win the World Series in 2019, and manager Dave Roberts already knows one thing for certain. Roberts told the LA Times earlier this week that, should the Dodgers win the whole thing, he does not intend on taking ...
04:13, 07/11/2019

White House launches survey looking for tech industry bias SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The White House has launched an online form asking people to share their experiences if they think political bias has led to their posts being removed from social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. The White House’s off...
03:39, 05/16/2019

White House requests reports of 'censorship' and your email address Following up on political arguments over charges of "censorship" on social media, the White House has linked to a questionnaire on TypeForm.com where it's collecting reports of bias. In a tweet, the White House encouraged entries "no matter your...
03:13, 05/16/2019