REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-09-11, 11:52

Trump-shaped 9th Circuit hands White House major win on asylum policy

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals -- long a liberal bastion that has been aggressively reshaped into a more moderate court by the Trump administration -- handed the president a major win late Monday, l...

Trump-shaped 9th Circuit hands White House major win on asylum policy

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9th Circuit blocks emergency funding for border wall, as White House vows appeal The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld a freeze on Pentagon money that the Trump administration sought to repurpose to build a border wall with Mexico, prompting the White House to promise an immediate appeal....
2019-07-04, 06:13

White House blasts federal judge in asylum case as ‘at war with the rule of law’ An injunction issued by a Seattle-based judge blocked an administration plan that would detain thousands of migrants indefinitely while waiting for their asylum cases to be heard....
2019-07-03, 16:39

White House rips judge for blocking Trump’s plan to detain asylum seekers The White House fired another broadside at the federal judiciary on Wednesday — targeting a judge in Seattle for supposedly being “at war with the rule of law” after she blocked President Trump’s plan to detain asylum seekers indefinitely while they await court dates. “The decision only incentivizes...
2019-07-03, 19:13

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 Democrats vying for the 2020 presidential nomination....
2019-05-21, 17:52

Fed's Powell Spoke With Trump in May Amid White House Criticism of Rate Policy President Trump recently has made a monthly habit of speaking to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, as Mr. Trump continues to press the central bank to reduce interest rates....
2019-07-06, 02:52

Trump White House Reportedly Debating Encryption Policy Behind Closed Doors The latest chapter of a largely behind-the-scenes encryption fight unfolded on Wednesday when Trump administration officials held a National Security Council meeting focused on the challenges and benefits of encryption, according to a report in Politico.Read more......
2019-06-28, 03:52

Supreme Court allows Trump asylum restrictions to take effect, ending 9th Circuit injunctions In a major win for the Trump administration, the Supreme Court issued an order late Wednesday ending all injunctions that had blocked the White House's ban on asylum for anyone trying to enter the U.S. by traveling through a third country, such as Mexico, without seeking protection there....
2019-09-12, 14:39

Trump White House seeks to assuage farmer unrest over biofuel policy: sources President Donald Trump's administration has been scrambling to stem the tide of rising anger in Farm Belt states after its decision this month to allow numerous oil refiners to mix less ethanol into their gasoline, sources told Reuters on Tuesday....
2019-08-21, 01:13

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....
2019-07-20, 11:13

UPDATE 3-Trump White House seeks to assuage farmer unrest over biofuel policy -sources President Donald Trump's administration has been scrambling to stem the tide of rising anger in Farm Belt states after its decision this month to allow numerous oil refiners to mix less ethanol into their gasoline, sources told Reuters on Tuesday....
2019-08-21, 01:13

Will billionaire Tom Steyer's White House bid deprive Dems of major donor in 2020? After Tom Steyer joined the already huge field of White House hopefuls, some Democrats were instantly worried about what that would mean for his role as a donor. The candidate is trying to ease those concerns....
2019-07-12, 15:00

The White House and Congress just reached a deal that would avert a major fiscal crisis in Washington this fall REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst The Trump administration and congressional Democrats forged an agreement to add billions to government spending and lift the debt limit for two years. The deal lowered the risk of a disastrous fiscal crisis in Washington this fall. The agreement still needs to be finalized. L...
2019-07-23, 13:13

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....
2019-06-07, 17:52

Judge halts Trump asylum policy nationwide A federal judge in California has reinstated a halt on the Trump administration's plan to prevent most migrants from seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border. U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar ruled that an injunction should apply nationwide. (Sept. 9)        ...
2019-09-10, 06:52

Asylum seekers anxiously cross into U.S. as new policy kicks in Fear over new U.S. curbs on almost all asylum seekers spread this week among migrants at its southern border, but some on waiting lists in Mexican cities found the gates to the United States stayed open, despite a much higher bar to stay....
2019-07-18, 05:52

Australia minister in Sri Lanka stresses 'tough' asylum policy A senior minister restated Australia's tough border policy on a visit to Sri Lanka on Tuesday amid reports that the Australian navy had intercepted and returned several boats carrying asylum seekers from the Indian Ocean island....
2019-06-04, 10:39

New U.S. asylum policy does not make Mexico 'safe third country': minister Mexico Foreign Minister Marcel Ebrard said on Monday that a new U.S. measure to sharply limit asylum claims did not in effect make Mexico a "safe third country," adding that the Mexican Congress would have to approve any such classification first....
2019-07-15, 21:13

LGBT asylum-seekers exempt from 'Remain in Mexico' policy and can stay in US Asylum-seekers who arrive at the southern border and claim to be LGBT are exempt from the U.S.-Mexico “Remain in Mexico” policy and will not be returned to Mexico to await decisions by U.S. immigration judges, several U.S. border officials told the Washington Examiner....
2019-07-16, 08:52

In Mexico, Trump's latest asylum policy stirs anger, fear and confusion Tens of thousands of migrants who have been waiting for months in Mexican border cities are struggling to understand what the U.S. new asylum policy means for them even though they've followed the rules....
2019-07-18, 18:39

Doctors, lawyers say new border agency policy risks ‘criminalization’ of asylum seekers A new national policy on uniforms was adopted internally last year after the CBSA began moving what it deems "higher-risk immigration detainees'' from provincial jails, into one of the agency's three "immigration holding centres.''...
2019-07-14, 21:26

Supreme court's action to allow Trump to deny asylum reverses years of US policy Justices’ order reverses a lower court ruling that blocked the restrictions in some statesThe supreme court ruled on Wednesday to allow the Trump administration to enforce nationwide restrictions that would prevent most Central American immigrants from seeking asylum in the US.The administration ann...
2019-09-12, 05:00

Asylum officers union: Trump migration policy goes against nation's 'moral fabric' A union representing U.S. asylum officers has asked a federal court to end the Trump administration's policy of forcing migrants to wait in Mexico while the United States decides their asylum cases....
2019-06-27, 20:39

Facebook's new policy banning white nationalism ignores content that doesn't explicitly use the term 'white nationalism,' auditors say Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Facebook's new policy, which bans white nationalism from its platform, is too narrow, civil rights auditors said, because it only prohibits content which explicitly uses the phrases "white nationalism" or "white separatism." In March, the social media giant...
2019-07-02, 20:13

Federal judge blocks Trump admin policy keeping asylum seekers locked up U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman ruled Tuesday that people who are detained after entering the country illegally to seek protection are entitled to bond hearings....
2019-07-03, 03:13

Trump administration announces major crackdown on asylum seekers The Trump administration on Monday announced a sweeping new policy tightening restrictions for asylum seekers, in a move that could drastically reduce the number of Central American migrants eligible to enter the United States in this way....
2019-07-15, 17:26

California federal judge reimposes nationwide ban on Trump asylum policy, defying appeals court A federal judge in California has defied an appeals court in reinstating a nationwide injunction over the Trump administration’s ban on asylum for anyone trying to cross the southern border by transiting through a third country, such as Mexico....
2019-09-09, 22:00

German plans to spend more shouldn't be seen as major U-turn in policy Berlin is considering financing part of its climate protection program with new debt, Reuters reported on Thursday, as part of its policy to help Germany meet its reduction goals for greenhouse gas emissions....
2019-08-09, 17:00

Trump orders two ex-White House aides not to testify at House hearing on Tuesday President Donald Trump has ordered two former White House aides not to testify at a House of Representatives committee hearing on Tuesday as the panel considers whether to recommend impeaching Trump....
2019-09-17, 22:26

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 Trump....
2019-05-21, 19:13

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....
2019-05-21, 16:26

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 committee to testify about his official duties as cou...
2019-05-21, 16:00

House panel sues to compel former White House counsel McGahn's testimony The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee asked a federal court on Wednesday to compel former White House Counsel Don McGahn to testify about President Donald Trump's alleged efforts to impede the federal probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election....
2019-08-07, 23:39

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....
2019-06-05, 01:52

Ex-White House lawyer skips House hearing as Trump spurns Democrats The U.S. House of Representatives committee that would handle any impeachment of President Donald Trump convened a hearing on Tuesday with another empty chair at the witness table, as former White House counsel Don McGahn refused to testify....
2019-05-21, 16:26

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....
2019-08-06, 21:52

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....
2019-08-08, 00:26

White House Orders Hope Hicks to Defy House Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — The White House is again directing former employees not to cooperate with a congressional investigation, this time instructing former aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to provide documents to the House Judiciary Committee. The letters from the White House to the Judiciary...
2019-06-04, 20:13

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 into whether President Donald Trump obstructed justi...
2019-06-04, 18:13

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....
2019-07-02, 00:39

White House blocks two former aides from testifying before House Judiciary Committee The administration directed Rick Dearborn, the former White House deputy chief of staff, and Rob Porter, the former White House secretary, not to answer questions by the panel. Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, however, will....
2019-09-17, 04:26

Former White House aides ordered by Trump not to testify at House hearing Former White House Deputy Chief of Staff Rick Dearborn and former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter were subpoenaed by the House Judiciary Committee to appear at the hearing on possible obstruction of justice by Trump....
2019-09-17, 04:52

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....
2019-07-16, 01:13

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 but lets them showcase their efforts on one of thei...
2019-06-05, 14:01

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....
2019-06-27, 19:52

House Judiciary Committee Subpoenas Former White House Aide Rob Porter (WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House staff secretary Rob Porter as part of its investigation into President Donald Trump’s conduct in office and whether he should be impeached. The subpoena demands that Porter testify at a Sept. 17 hearing. The c...
2019-08-28, 03:26

House Judiciary Committee subpoenas ex-White House aide Rob Porter The House Judiciary Committee on Monday issued a subpoena to former White House staff secretary Rob Porter, a key witness in former special counsel Robert Mueller’s obstruction of justice investigation into President Donald Trump, as the panel weighs whether to recommend articles of impeachment.Port...
2019-08-26, 23:26

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....
2019-06-19, 14:13

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 did not show up to testify....
2019-05-21, 17:52

White House Directs Ex-Officials Hicks, Donaldson To Withhold Documents From House Panel (CNN) — The White House has directed former officials Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to turn over any documents to the House Judiciary Committee relating to their time at the White House, according to two sources familiar with the matter. Hicks, the former White House communications direct...
2019-06-04, 17:52

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 to disclose any communications between the White House and federal agencies on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
2019-06-20, 00:00

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler gaveled open a Trump-Russia hearing Tuesday with an empty witness chair and a stern warning that former White House Counsel Don McGahn will be held in contempt for failing to appear in defiance of the committee’s subpoena. “Our...
2019-05-21, 20:00

Former White House aide Rob Porter subpoenaed by House Democrats in Trump corruption probe Earlier this month, two other Trump associates — ex-Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and former White House deputy chief of staff Rick Dearborn — were subpoenaed to testify by the committee....
2019-08-27, 00:13

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....
2019-06-20, 03:52

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 2020 levels through 2026....
2019-06-20, 00:00

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....
2019-07-25, 02:39

Esper calls out Russia and China in first major foreign policy speech ESPER IN LONDON: U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper unloaded on Russia in remarks this morning at London’s Royal United Services Institute, which bills itself as the world's oldest independent think tank on international defense and security...
2019-09-06, 20:00

Major real estate developer takes on Trump's immigration policy The construction industry is heavily dependent on Hispanic and Latino workers, a workforce that diminished during the last housing crisis and has not come close to full recovery. A major developer sent this letter to his employees....
2019-07-22, 20:26

Americans Are Starting to Favor a Major Break With the DC Foreign Policy Consensus A new poll shows that American voters favor a series of policies which, if enacted, would radically reshape U.S. foreign policy around the world–especially when it comes to the use of military force....
2019-09-10, 17:39

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....
2019-05-22, 04:26

Biden unveils education plan, his first major policy proposal as 2020 candidate The plan would help teachers tackle debt, triple funding for districts with a high proportion of low-income students and boost the number of health professionals in schools....
2019-05-29, 01:13

'Blood on their hands': the intelligence officer whose warning over white supremacy was ignored Daryl Johnson’s team faced an official backlash 10 years ago when it issued a briefing on rightwing extremismTen years ago, the Department of Homeland Security sent American law enforcement agencies an intelligence briefing warning of a rising threat of domestic rightwing extremism, including white ...
2019-08-08, 07:52

House Speaker Pelosi in Central America as Trump seeks asylum deals U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a congressional delegation to Central America on Thursday as the Trump administration presses countries there to stop U.S.-bound asylum seekers before they reach the U.S. border....
2019-08-08, 22:39

Oregon House approves progressive climate policy The Oregon House has approved an economywide cap-and trade-program. The program would put an overall limit on greenhouse gas emissions and auction off pollution “allowances” for each ton of carbon industries plan to emit. Only the state’s largest polluters would be targeted. Lawmak...
2019-06-18, 16:13

The Latest: Oregon House approves progressive climate policy SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on Oregon’s cap and trade proposal (all times local): 8:30 p.m. The Oregon House has approved an economywide cap-and trade-program. The program would put an overall limit on greenhouse gas emissions and auction off pollution “allowances” for each ton o...
2019-06-18, 06:26

U.S. House passes $733 bln defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his planned wall on the border with Mexico....
2019-07-12, 20:52

Space Force back in House version of defense policy bill Democrats and Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee have agreed on a slimmed-down version of President Trump's Space Force and plan to add their version of the proposed sixth branch of the military to the National Defense Authorization Act this week....
2019-06-10, 23:39

U.S. House passes $733-billion defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733-billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his planned wall on the border with Mexico....
2019-07-13, 00:13

US House Passes $733 Billion Defense Policy Bill As Trump Threatens Veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his......
2019-07-13, 05:26

House Democrats set the stage for a $17 billion showdown with Senate over defense policy bill DEVIL IN THE DETAILS: The tough work of nailing down the final provisions of the annual defense policy bill known as the NDAA begins in earnest this afternoon in the House, as the Rules Committee meets to begin sorting out the 600-plus amendments for consideration by the full House....
2019-07-09, 14:26

Trump Condemns White Supremacy but Stops Short of Major Gun Controls President Trump addressed a country in mourning after mass shootings in Texas and Ohio killed 31 people. “In one voice our nation must condemn racism, bigotry and white supremacy,” he said....
2019-08-06, 15:52

'It's like they tore out a piece of my heart:' Asylum seeker tells House panel that her 1-year-old daughter died from shoddy medical care while in ICE custody AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin A Guatemalan mother seeking asylum told a House panel Wednesday that she watched her infant daughter die slowly and painfully after the baby received shoddy medical care while they were detained in a US Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility last year. "It's like the...
2019-07-12, 06:13

White supremacist gang members indicted in major Nevada sting operation, reports say More than 20 members of a Nevada white supremacist prison gang were indicted this week on a slew of charges ranging from murder and robbery to drug trafficking and racketeering....
2019-08-22, 23:13

AZ House Speaker under fire for saying Arizona hasn’t had “major mass shooting” TUCSON- A state politician is in hot water after he seemingly forgot about the January 8th shooting in Tucson. AZFamily reporter Dennis Welch tweeted out a statement from Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers in response to potential gun control legislation. House Speaker Rusty Bowers (R) issued the f...
2019-08-08, 09:26

Festival that charged white people $10 more than people of color backtracks on ticketing policy A Michigan music festival that was charging white people twice the amount for a ticket than "people of color" backtracked its ticketing structure on Sunday. ...
2019-07-08, 17:52

Carrefour Brasil sees major growth in organic products, in-house brands Carrefour Brasil SA plans to increase the supply of organic products in its stores by 85% in 2019, executives said on Monday, as part of wider efforts to capture growing consumer interest in healthier and natural food....
2019-07-01, 16:13

Marathon all-night House Armed Services Committee markup session of defense policy bill resolves few partisan issues STILL AT IT AT 5 A.M.: The House Armed Services Committee markup of the National Defense Authorization Acts began Wednesday morning and was still going strong at 5 a.m. this morning, with the most contentious issues resisting any bipartisan compromise in a marathon overnight session. The bill passed...
2019-06-13, 15:26

UPDATE 1-Carrefour Brasil sees major growth in organic products, in-house brands Carrefour Brasil SA plans to increase the supply of organic products in its stores by 85% in 2019, executives said on Monday, as part of wider efforts to capture growing consumer interest in healthier and natural food....
2019-07-01, 19:00

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....
2019-08-18, 22:52

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....
2019-06-13, 02:13

Major Disappointment: These Parents Played Their Baby Classical Music In The Womb And He Was Born With A Long White Beard But Is Still Dumb As Hell All new parents worry about finding ways to give their children every possible advantage in life, but despite the purest of intentions, sometimes things just don’t work out exactly the way you envision: These parents played their baby classical music in the womb, and he was born with a long white be...
2019-06-12, 15:52

‘A lack of urgency’: Democrats frustrated as House investigators struggle to unearth major revelations about Trump The impatience is reflected in primary challenges to two committee chairmen leading investigations: Judiciary’s Jerrold Nadler and Ways and Means’ Richard E. Neal....
2019-07-24, 06:26

White House Is Considering a Federal Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes Amid a spike in the use of electronic cigarettes among teens and children, President Donald Trump has announced the Food and Drug Administration is considering yanking all non-tobacco flavored e-cigs from the market.Read more......
2019-09-11, 22:13

GM says White House has no involvement in UAW contract talks General Motors Co said Tuesday the White House has no involvement in contract talks with the United Auto Workers aimed at ending a nationwide strike that began late Sunday....
2019-09-17, 19:26

White House keeps Republicans in suspense over guns Pat Toomey thinks the Senate can get to 60 votes on expanding background checks on firearm sales. Lindsey Graham says a deal on red flag laws is imminent. And the White House has briefed senators on what options are on the table. But everyone is still waiting on one person: President Donald Trump.Th...
2019-09-11, 13:26

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)        ...
2019-06-12, 21:26

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 agents responded to a report of the burning man ear...
2019-05-30, 14:52

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....
2019-06-12, 23:26

White House to roll out tax cut plan mid-2020 The Trump administration plans to unveil a tax cut plan in mid-2020, a top White House adviser said on Friday, saying it would be targeted to giving significant relief to the middle class....
2019-09-13, 22:26

The White House Wants To Strike Back At California California might not be allowed to set zero-emissions standards anymore, GM workers in South Korea are about to strike, and automakers are desperate to avoid a no-deal Brexit. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, September 6, 2019....
2019-09-06, 17:13

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)        ...
2019-08-22, 16:26

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....
2019-05-22, 02:52

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....
2019-06-13, 18:39

De Blasio’s White House bid hit with second ethics complaint Mayor Bill de Blasio’s legal headaches grew worse Wednesday as a second campaign finance watchdog filed a complaint that claims Hizzoner violated strict donor limits in federal campaign finance law to help bankroll his quixotic White House bid. The complaint from the Campaign Legal Center char...
2019-08-08, 00:52

McConnell says waiting for White House gun proposal The Republican leader of the U.S. Senate repeated on Tuesday that he would not commit to bringing gun control legislation up for consideration until the White House comes forward with its own proposal....
2019-09-11, 00:52

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 exception of the expletive. Her comments at a previou...
2019-06-27, 20:26

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 use of corn in fuels....
2019-08-21, 02:00

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 and chemicals to agricultural products, such as fr...
2019-07-02, 23:39

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 statement. “An individual attempted to cross a ...
2019-06-15, 06:52

White House backs off foreign aid cuts The White House will not move forward with a more than $4 billion proposal to cut foreign aid, according to multiple sources. Lawmakers from both parties objected to the plan, complaining that it would hurt foreign aid programs while also jeopardizing the massive budget deal reached in July. Treasu...
2019-08-22, 20:00

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....
2019-06-15, 14:00

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 House press secretary Sarah Sanders said.Speaking...
2019-05-26, 19:39

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....
2019-05-30, 01:13

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 House for final review within weeks....
2019-06-21, 01:52

White House still considering tax cut bypassing Congress that Trump seemed to rule out President Trump tweeted about the proposal to unilaterally index capital gains to inflation, responding to an op-ed backing the idea with the comment. He asked: “An idea liked by many?”...
2019-08-30, 23:39

Three Bolton aides submit their resignations at White House Three top aides to former national security adviser John Bolton submitted their resignations on Wednesday, a day after Bolton and President Donald Trump parted ways....
2019-09-12, 01:52

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 Twitter to make the announcement that Stephanie Grisham ...
2019-06-27, 19:52

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 Canada’s first NBA champs. “I watched a little bit of i...
2019-06-20, 21:52

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....
2019-06-27, 22:13

Joe Walsh becomes second Republican to challenge Trump for White House Joe Walsh, a conservative former U.S. congressman turned talk show host, on Sunday became the second Republican to challenge President Donald Trump for the party's 2020 White House nomination....
2019-08-25, 17:13

GM CEO to hold White House meetings with Trump, report says Mary Barra is scheduled to meet with White House officials Thursday on a number of topics, including trade, contract talks, and fuel efficiency standards, Reuters reported. President Trump is expected to attend part of the meetings but his schedule could be affected by Hurricane Dorian....
2019-09-05, 02:00

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 Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) emerged from...
2019-07-17, 21:13

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....
2019-07-13, 05:52

Construction to begin soon on taller White House fence WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is getting a new 13-foot fence, almost double its current height, to help keep intruders out. The Secret Service says the $64 million construction project will soon begin on what eventually will be a 13-foot, 1-inch (3.96-meter) fence, including wider and stronger p...
2019-06-07, 21:00

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)        ...
2019-06-28, 23:39

The path to the White House no longer goes through the governors' office Thursday night's presidential debate showcases Democratic diversity, but one notable category won't be represented: Not one governor made the cut....
2019-09-12, 22:39

White House: No politician should be blamed for another’s ‘evil intention’ The White House said Tuesday that no politician, including the president, should be blamed when someone “acts out their evil intention” — as President Trump prepares to travel on Wednesday to the Texas and Ohio cities where 31 people were killed in mass shootings over the weekend. ...
2019-08-06, 23:52

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....
2019-08-07, 21:52

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....
2019-05-29, 21:52

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....
2019-06-07, 17:52

Israel blamed for spy devices found near White House Israel was most likely responsible for the cellphone surveillance devices that were found near the White House and other sensitive areas around Washington, D.C., last year, according to former U.S. government officials....
2019-09-12, 20:39

White House to roll out tax cut plan mid-2020: Kudlow The Trump administration plans to unveil a tax cut plan in mid-2020, a top White House adviser said on Friday, saying it would be targeted to giving significant relief to the middle class....
2019-09-14, 00:26

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 Russia probe....
2019-05-23, 19:13

Ted Cruz teases future White House bid: 'I hope to run again' Sen. Ted Cruz, a runner-up in the 2016 Republican primary, said he hopes to launch another White House bid in the future, calling his previous campaign "the most fun I've ever had."...
2019-09-14, 01:13

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....
2019-05-29, 23:26

Nancy Pelosi says White House is 'crying out for impeachment' House speaker urges family to intervene over Trump’s wellbeingPelosi: ‘Maybe he wants a leave of absence’The Democratic speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, said the White House was “crying out for impeachment” and called on Thursday for Donald Trump’s family to intervene in the president’s wellbeing...
2019-05-24, 03:39

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....
2019-06-10, 03:26

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....
2019-06-24, 10:13

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, and bathrooms where RGB lighting doesn’t really ...
2019-05-26, 21:01

Trump says he may invite Kim to White House as talks resume President Trump​ on Sunday said teams from the US and North Korea will get together in the coming weeks to restart nuclear negotiations and appeared receptive to inviting regime leader Kim Jong Un to the White House. “​​We are going to have teams, they are going to meet over the next weeks, th...
2019-06-30, 17:26

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....
2019-05-30, 09:52

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....
2019-08-17, 08:13

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 Street on Wednesday were that Silicon Valley’s next ...
2019-08-16, 16:00

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....
2019-06-02, 20:52

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)        ...
2019-06-14, 00:26

Playboy columnist sues Trump White House He filed suit in federal court on Tuesday, naming President Trump and press secretary Stephanie Grisham as defendants, and alleging that the White House has violated his Constitutional right to due process....
2019-08-21, 15:26

The last 'daily' White House press briefing was 170 days ago It's hard to keep track of all the ways in which Donald Trump is eroding long-accepted norms surrounding the US presidency. Attacking foreign allies. Praising foreign enemies. Not telling the truth over and over again -- about little things and big things. Raising questions about the validity of US ...
2019-08-29, 03:13

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)        ...
2019-05-31, 23:00

First Lady Melania Trump Gives the White House a Makeover (WASHINGTON) — She’s done a lot with the place. Like anyone who has ever spruced up their home, Melania Trump will have a few new touches to showcase Friday when guests visit the White House for only the second state dinner of the Trump presidency. There’s refreshed wall fabric in ...
2019-09-17, 22:52

The White House Vs. California Fight Is Finally Going Down: Report A war between the Trump Administration and the state of California has been brewing for a while, with the former trying to relax vehicle emissions regulations and the latter refusing to relinquish its own power. Now things may be coming to a head, with the New York Times reporting that the White Hou...
2019-09-18, 03:00

USDA hemp regulations draft sent to White House The U.S. Department of Agriculture has completed a long-awaited draft of federal regulations for the cultivation of hemp and submitted them to the White House Office of Management and Budget for approval....
2019-09-17, 08:26

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.        ...
2019-07-05, 03:01

White House says not involved in contract talks with GM, UAW union The White House is not involved in contract talks with General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers union, aimed at ending a nationwide strike that began late on Sunday, a White House spokesman and GM said....
2019-09-17, 19:52

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."...
2019-08-20, 22:26

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 to the United States....
2019-08-19, 02:52

'I don't see why not': Pete Buttigieg on having kids with husband in White House Democrat hopeful makes remarks on first wedding anniversaryButtigieg is first openly gay major party presidential candidateThe Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg wants to start a family with his husband, Chasten, and says that could happen if he makes it to the White House.“I don’t see...
2019-06-17, 02:52

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 working-class aura he’s developed over decades....
2019-07-10, 15:26

White House aide who touted greenhouse gas to step down A White House aide who had insisted that carbon dioxide emissions were good for the planet and tried to form a panel questioning climate science used in U.S. military and intelligence reports will step down this week, a nonprofit group he co-founded said on Wednesday....
2019-09-12, 00:39

Joe Biden raised $21.5 million for his White House bid, campaign says Biden showed his fundraising prowess, but likely did not see a boost in donations after the Democratic debate when he came under sharp attack from opponents....
2019-07-03, 19:39

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....
2019-06-14, 00:13

White House says Turkey's involvement in F-35 program 'impossible' The White House said on Wednesday that Turkey's decision to purchase the Russian S-400 air defense system renders its continued involvement in the F-35 joint strike fighter program impossible....
2019-07-17, 21:26

Bashing China could be the Democrats' ticket to the White House There's a good chance the voters who say they don't like "Trump's tariffs" will support them if they're promoted by Warren, Sanders or Biden. But none of the candidates have put together a credible plan for pressuring China, writes Jake Novak....
2019-08-29, 07:39

Arnav Gupta, man who set himself on fire near White House, dies The man who set himself on fire near the White House has died of his injuries, authorities confirmed Thursday. Arnav Gupta, of Bethesda, Md., erupted into a bright orange fireball at the Ellipse, a tourist-filled 52-acre public park that sits north of the Washington Monument, around 12:20 p.m. Wedne...
2019-05-30, 13:39

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......
2019-05-30, 16:13

Person arrested near White House after stopping car, leaving WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and much of 17th Street were on lockdown for a time Sunday night as authorities arrested a person whose vehicle stopped in front of a White House gate. In a statement, the Secret Service says an individual driving a passenger car stopped at 17th Street and Pennsylva...
2019-06-03, 06:00

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."...
2019-07-09, 13:39

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 Bloomberg News published on Tuesday....
2019-06-18, 20:39

Mitch McConnell: White House is working on gun plan Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that the White House is preparing legislation that Trump would sign in response to shootings in Texas and Ohio last month....
2019-09-11, 02:52

Shocker: The White House Is Not Totally on Board With Gun Control Right after the shootings in El Paso and Dayton earlier this month, President Donald Trump took some time between complaining about movies and livetweeting Joe Biden’s speeches to call on Congress to pass “strong background checks.” A few days later, he endorsed “serious discussions” on “meaningful”...
2019-08-15, 00:52

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....
2019-06-03, 12:39

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, even though a government watchdog found she had violated U.S. law by making political statements in her official role and called for her ouster....
2019-06-14, 17:39

Torrential DC rainstorm floods White House basement Fierce rainstorms swamped the nation’s capital Monday morning, causing massive road and rail delays, knocking out power for thousands — and flooding the White House basement....
2019-07-08, 21:39

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 by close Trump ally Sen. David Perdue of Georgia, ...
2019-07-04, 00:26

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....
2019-06-18, 05:13

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 with “Fox News Sunday,” Kudlow, the di...
2019-08-18, 23:13

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 conspiracists and grifters to make up for their absence...
2019-07-12, 04:00

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 were found locked in a produce truck at a checkpo...
2019-07-04, 18:39

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....
2019-06-24, 07:39

Seth Moulton ends 2020 Democratic White House bid Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton is exiting the Democratic presidential primary race, becoming the second 2020 candidate to drop out this week. Moulton made the announcement at the Democratic National Committee summer meeting Friday. (Aug. 23)        ...
2019-08-24, 09:00

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....
2019-06-05, 00:52

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....
2019-06-10, 08:52

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 has been with us since 2015 – @POTUS & I can...
2019-06-27, 18:39

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 bipartisan budget negotiations with congressional Democrats.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Senate Appropriations Chairman Richa...
2019-06-09, 18:52

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....
2019-06-10, 05:39

U.S.'s Pompeo, Mnuchin, Bolton to brief media on Tuesday: White House U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House national security adviser John Bolton will hold a media briefing at 1:30 p.m. (1730 GMT) on Tuesday, the White House said....
2019-09-10, 19:39

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."...
2019-06-24, 06:26

White House Unveils $50 Billion Economic Plan for Palestine WASHINGTON — The White House on Saturday unveiled a $50 billion Palestinian investment and infrastructure proposal aimed at supporting its much-anticipated but still unreleased “deal of the century” Middle East peace plan. The scheme, which calls for a mix of public and private fin...
2019-06-22, 19:39

Democratic U.S. Rep. Swalwell to end long-shot bid for White House: reports Democratic U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell is expected to announce on Monday that he will drop out of the presidential race, according to reports, ending a long-shot bid fueled in part by his efforts to investigate Republican President Donald Trump....
2019-07-08, 22:13

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 day after Trump stormed out of a meeting in the Oval...
2019-05-24, 03:39

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 retaliatory strikes he scrapped. Rather, he focus...
2019-06-22, 05:26

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 Trump’s reelection. Exhibiting no such concer...
2019-08-20, 16:26

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....
2019-06-04, 03:52

Rain pummels DC-area, floods White House basement A slow-moving rainstorm has washed out roads, stranded drivers and soaked basements, including the White House's, during a chaotic morning commute in the national capital region. (July 8)        ...
2019-07-08, 19:39

White House insists Trump not having second thoughts on China trade war Asked he is rethinking tariffs, president says: ‘Sure. Why not?’Press secretary: Trump regrets not raising tariffs higherDonald Trump admitted on Sunday to having second thoughts about raising tariffs against China, spark brief hopes of a possible truce in the trans-Pacific trade war. But his spokes...
2019-08-25, 16:26

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....
2019-07-08, 03:52

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....
2019-06-04, 00:13

Whoopi Goldberg says leaking White House assistant may have wanted out: 'A cry for help' "The View" co-host Whoopi Goldberg said Wednesday that Madeleine Westerhout, President Trump's former assistant, may have wanted to leave her position....
2019-09-04, 03:26

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....
2019-06-23, 00:26

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....
2019-06-23, 21:52

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....
2019-07-09, 00:26

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 officials have declined the U.S. invitation to att...
2019-06-23, 21:52

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 evening, a day after he told reporters he was ...
2019-08-09, 06:52

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....
2019-07-05, 01:13

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....
2019-07-15, 22:26

White House directs Hope Hicks not to comply with subpoena The White House directed former administration officials Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to comply with a subpoena to turn over documents from their time in the West Wing to the House Judiciary Committee. The White House sent letters to the panel, chaired by Rep. Jerrold Nadler, stating that Whit...
2019-06-04, 22:39

Israel accused of planting spying devices near White House Surveillance devices planted over past two years, says report citing former US officialsIsrael is likely to have planted mobile phone spying devices near the White House and other sensitive locations in the US capital over the past two years, according to a report from Politico that cited three form...
2019-09-12, 23:00

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....
2019-07-05, 14:26

"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......
2019-07-08, 04:26

AP sources: White House wanted McCain ship away from Trump The White House wanted the U.S. Navy to keep a warship named for the late Sen. John McCain out of President Donald Trump's view during his trip to Japan, three U.S. officials said....
2019-05-30, 08:26

‘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 publicly before Congress returns from recess Sept...
2019-08-22, 15:13

| 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"....
2019-07-11, 19:52

Mexico Lobbies 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 migrants....
2019-06-06, 00:52

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....
2019-07-11, 17:52

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....
2019-07-11, 16:26

US Chamber weighing lawsuit against White House over Trump tariffs The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a lawsuit against the White House over President Trump's Mexico tariffs, which begin in June.        ...
2019-05-31, 23:39

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 way social media sites moderate content....
2019-07-13, 09:26

Trump to honor Celtics legend Bob Cousy at White House Boston Celtics legend Bob Cousy will be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom — the nation’s highest civilian honor — Thursday afternoon at the White House. President Trump will present the award to the 91-year-old NBA Hall of Famer, a Manhattan native who graduated from the fo...
2019-08-22, 21:39

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....
2019-06-28, 15:52

White House adviser plays down expectations for U.S.-China talks A senior White House adviser tamped down expectations on Tuesday for the next rounds of U.S.-China trade talks, urging investors, businesses and the public to be patient about resolving the two-year trade dispute between the world's two largest economies....
2019-09-11, 09:52

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."...
2019-07-08, 05:52

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....
2019-05-30, 08:00

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....
2019-05-30, 07:13

US adversaries laud John Bolton's White House departure He was the hawk who wasn’t interested in acting dovish. Both loved and hated in the foreign policy establishment, this week’s sudden ouster of John Bolton as national security advisor is likely to be embraced by America’s adversaries, analysts say....
2019-09-11, 19:26

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 shouldn’t be independent of the administration. Never s...
2019-06-30, 21:39

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 Trump’s so-called “Social Media Summit” was announ...
2019-07-12, 03:13

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, end-to-end encryption means that messages sent fr...
2019-07-01, 02:26

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 congressional oversight chairman said on Monday....
2019-07-01, 22:26

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....
2019-06-29, 12:52

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 father and grandfather out of sight ahead of the Pres...
2019-05-31, 01:13

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....
2019-08-21, 08:00

White House slaps sanctions on Iranian shipping network The Trump administration imposed sanctions against a large shipping network that Iran created to transport its oil and offered a reward of $15 million to anyone with information that disrupts the network's operations....
2019-09-05, 08:26

White House stresses positives in August jobs report Although U.S. employers added a modest 130,000 jobs in August, a sign that hiring has slowed, the White House stressed the positives in the report, especially wage gains and the re-entry of many workers into the labor market. (Sept. 6)        ...
2019-09-07, 05:26

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 fence is 6-foot-6. The change is aimed at keeping...
2019-06-08, 20:39

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....
2019-07-10, 00:26

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. ally was stemming the flow of migrants enough to...
2019-06-02, 22:13

White House whiplash: Trump says he is considering payroll tax cut after spokesman denied it President Trump said he is mulling a cut to payroll taxes to keep the U.S. economy firing, just hours after White house officials denied the idea was under consideration....
2019-08-21, 00:52

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 Trump said Thursday he’s encouraging her to r...
2019-06-14, 08:39

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 they agree in their assessment of former Vice Preside...
2019-05-26, 23:52

White House Democratic hopefuls woo pivotal New Hampshire vote A parade of 19 presidential hopefuls courted New Hampshire Democratic activists at a day-long convention on Saturday, touting their ability to unite the party and offering their visions for how to beat U.S. President Donald Trump in 2020....
2019-09-07, 22:52

Trump says top White House economist Kevin Hassett leaving WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the White House’s top economist is leaving soon. In a tweet Sunday night, Trump says the chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, Kevin Hassett, will be departing “shortly” and praises him as having “done such a great job for...
2019-06-03, 06:00

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....
2019-06-27, 19:26

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 Trump’s recent visit to Japan. A U.S. defen...
2019-06-02, 18:39

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....
2019-06-02, 13:52

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 a trip to the White House. “We have to win......
2019-07-10, 21:39

White House's Refusal to Say What Happened With Mike Pence Is Getting Really Weird Speaking outside the White House on Wednesday morning, a top staffer for Vice President Mike Pence said he “can’t talk about” why Pence abruptly—and without much explanation—canceled a trip to New Hampshire to stay in Washington earlier this month....
2019-07-10, 16:39

Trump honors Celtics legend Bob Cousy at White House President Trump awarded Boston Celtics legend and native New Yorker Bob Cousy the Presidential Medal of Freedom Thursday afternoon at the White House — the nation’s highest civilian honor. The commander in chief presented the award to the 91-year-old NBA Hall of Famer in the Oval Office as his daugh...
2019-08-23, 01:13

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 to have sparked a positive reaction from our neigh...
2019-06-01, 22:13

Big Tech Is a Likely Target at White House Social-Media Summit A “Social Media Summit” at the White House this week will offer a platform for supporters of President Trump who say they face censorship by left-tilting Big Tech—and a preview of a likely re-election theme for Mr. Trump....
2019-07-10, 12:52

UPDATE 2-GM CEO Barra to meet with Trump Thursday - White House General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra will meet with U.S. President Donald Trump and White House officials on Thursday -- just days after GM came under attack from Trump, the White House confirmed late Wednesday....
2019-09-05, 06:52

Can the Fed's chair shake off the wolves of Wall Street and White House? Trump may howl for stimulus but the put-upon Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell has his hands tiedDonald Trump is not known for his love of 12th-century English history but there are echoes of the clash between Henry II and Thomas Becket in the president’s troubled relationship with Jerome Powell, ...
2019-08-23, 09:13

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, according to a new letter released Friday.“Mr. Kobach's ...
2019-06-08, 04:39

Pentagon tells White House to stop politicizing military SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — 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 defense official said Acting Defense Secretary P...
2019-06-02, 12:52

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....
2019-06-13, 20:13

White House prepares gun proposals but where Trump stands is unclear The White House is looking into a number of ideas, including some version of expanded background checks and additional resources for addressing mental-health issues....
2019-09-14, 02:26

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....
2019-07-18, 08:39

Jeffrey Epstien 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....
2019-07-25, 09:00

Greta Thunberg brings climate protests to White House The Swedish climate activist joined protesters in Washington after arriving in the US by yacht. The US president is a known climate skeptic who has been rolling back environmental regulations in the country....
2019-09-14, 08:26

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....
2019-07-18, 11:52

White House prepares gun proposals, but where Trump stands is unclear The White House is looking into a number of ideas, including some version of expanded background checks and additional resources for addressing mental-health issues....
2019-09-14, 09:13

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. (June 20)        ...
2019-06-20, 09:52

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 senior official said on Thursday....
2019-05-23, 17:52

White House Clarifies No Secret Meeting Between First Lady and Kim Jong Un No, first lady Melania Trump hasn’t had any secret meetings with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The White House is clarifying comments made by President Donald Trump during a news conference in France. He had said “the first lady has gotten to know” Kim and likely agrees he’...
2019-08-28, 03:26

White House shares Trump’s only regret over trade war with China The White House on Sunday said the only regret President Trump has about the escalating trade war with China is not jacking up tariffs even higher, clarifying comments the president made earlier during a meeting with world leaders in France. ​”This morning in the bilat with the UK, the Preside...
2019-08-25, 20:52

Iran 'nuclear blackmail' must be met with international pressure: White House Iran's plan to exceed internationally agreed curbs on its stock of low-enriched uranium amount to "nuclear blackmail" and must be met with increased international pressure, a White House National Security Council spokesman said on Monday....
2019-06-17, 17:52

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 Congress about the Russia investigation, deepening his fight with Democratic lawmakers....
2019-05-21, 16:26

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, according to a letter seen by Reuters....
2019-06-13, 04:39

White House says U.S. ready to tap SPR, doesn't rule out Iran meeting White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said on Sunday the U.S. Energy Department is prepared to tap into the Strategic Petroleum Reserve after attacks on Saudi oil facilities if needed to stabilize the global energy supply....
2019-09-15, 17:13

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......
2019-06-13, 19:52

After Trump claims first lady has ‘gotten to know’ Kim Jong Un, White House clarifies they’ve never met “While the First Lady hasn’t met him, the President feels like she’s gotten to know him too,” White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham said in a statement shortly after Trump’s remarks at the G-7 summit in France....
2019-08-27, 05:00

The High-Risk Strategy That Could Hand Democrats the White House Over many years of following our beloved Philadelphia Phillies, my dad and I have often wistfully imagined that, in games where the Phils dissemble their opponent by a lopsided margin, the team could store some of that surplus in a “run bank” to be allotted in future games where they los...
2019-09-17, 22:52

Helping Reduce Indo-Pak Tension 1 Of 5 Takeaways From G7: White House The White House on Monday claimed helping reduce India-Pakistan tension is one of the five big takeaways from the just-concluded G7 Summit. President Donald Trump returned home from the Group of Seven......
2019-08-27, 10:00

Trump to have dinner with parents of Otto Warmbier at White House President Trump on Saturday will have dinner with the parents of Otto Warmbier - the American college student who died in 2017 after being held captive in North Korea for more than a year....
2019-09-15, 01:00

Trump says Press Secretary Sanders to leave White House WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders will be leaving the Trump administration at the end of the month. President Donald Trump announced the news on Twitter Wednesday. He says Sanders will be returning to her home state of Arkansas and has not immediately named a successor. San...
2019-06-14, 00:00

White House: Google’s work in China is not a security risk Earlier this month, Facebook board member and billionaire investor Peter Thiel accused Google of working with China's government. Today, The Wall Street Journal reports that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that he and President Trump have no n......
2019-07-24, 19:26

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, according to multiple sources.Yet both sides acknowledg...
2019-06-16, 22:13

Powerhouse law firm is the biggest backer of de Blasio’s White House bid A politically connected law firm that was a big winner in 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 Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison combined ...
2019-07-19, 02:00

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 leaving prison get jobs and stay on track.“Everyo...
2019-06-14, 01:13

Hamza bin Laden, son of Osama, killed in U.S. operation: White House A statement issued in President Donald Trump's name gave no further details, such as when Hamza bin Laden was killed or how the United States had confirmed his death....
2019-09-14, 18:26

US elections 2020: a simple guide to the race for the White House From the debates, to the conventions, to the electoral college, here’s everything you need to know On 3 November 2020, Americans will head to the polls and render their verdict on the Donald Trump presidency. Here’s your quick guide to what’s in store. Continue reading......
2019-06-14, 16:52

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...
2019-06-13, 23:00

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....
2019-06-14, 05:52

Trump has considered higher tariffs on China, White House says The White House ratcheted up the trade war rhetoric with Beijing on Sunday by claiming that President Trump was considering placing even higher tariffs on Chinese goods. The comments were meant to clarify remarks made by Trump earlier Sunday in which he claimed "second thoughts" regarding a tariff i...
2019-08-26, 01:13

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....
2019-06-18, 18:13

White House and Congress Near Deal 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....
2019-07-22, 17:52

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....
2019-05-22, 19:26

Nancy Pelosi says 'the White House is crying out for impeachment' – live House speaker said she does not plan to pursue Trump’s impeachment, though he would like Democrats to pursue it for political reasonsSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 6.34pm BST Republican representative Justin Amash is reiterating his calls for Donald Trump’s impeachment.This pa...
2019-05-23, 19:52

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....
2019-06-20, 18:13

White House candidate Harris urges new investigation of Kavanaugh, FBI U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Tuesday urged a House of Representatives panel to investigate Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the wake of new allegations of sexual misconduct by the conservative judge when he was a college student in the 1980s....
2019-09-17, 22:26

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....
2019-05-22, 03:39

White House expands health accounts for small firms WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it will expand options for small companies to use special accounts to help workers buy their own health insurance or upgrade job-based coverage, officials said Thursday. The tax-free individual accounts are called “health reimbursement arrangemen...
2019-06-14, 00:00

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...
2019-06-18, 00:00

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 starting point for negotiations on this aspect,” a ...
2019-07-19, 22:00

UPDATE 2-White House says not involved in contract talks with GM, UAW union The White House is not involved in contract talks with General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers union, aimed at ending a nationwide strike that began late on Sunday, a White House spokesman and GM said....
2019-09-17, 21:00

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 could cost the industry up to $1 billion a year....
2019-08-02, 23:26

White House adviser Kushner in Jordan to promote peace plan AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Presidential adviser Jared Kushner is in Jordan as he tries to rally Arab support for a U.S. peace conference next month in Bahrain. Jordan, a key U.S. ally, has not yet said whether it will attend. Kushner, who arrived from Morocco, has said the conference will focus on the eco...
2019-05-29, 16:00

Meet the 22 highest-paid White House staffers, who bring in $183,000 a year or more Brendan Smialowski / AFP / Getty The White House released its annual salary report on June 28. The salaries range from from $30,000 to $183,000 a year, with 22 staffers earning the top rate or more. Here's a list of the top earners and what they've done to qualify for such decent pay. Visit Busines...
2019-07-04, 00:13

Trump says White House discussing gun legislation; Democrats say talks low-level President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration in "meaningful" talks with Democrats about gun legislation after the latest mass shootings, but congressional aides downplayed the discussions as low-level and not very productive....
2019-08-21, 01:13

White House to host meeting with tech executives on Huawei ban -source U.S. officials including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting at the White House on Monday of semiconductor and software executives to discuss the U.S. ban on Huawei, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday....
2019-07-20, 00:39

White House invites GOP senators to meeting on potential sanctions against Turkey Trump has said the United States will cancel the purchase of F-35 fighter jets by Turkey after it acquired a Russian antimissile defense system. The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday....
2019-07-19, 21:00

White House to host meeting with tech executives on Huawei ban: sources U.S. officials including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting at the White House on Monday of semiconductor and software executives to discuss the U.S. ban on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, two sources briefed on the meeting said on Friday....
2019-07-20, 01:13

White House hopefuls to make a pitch to undecided New Hampshire Democrats A parade of 19 Democratic White House hopefuls will plead their case to thousands of New Hampshire party activists on Saturday, hoping a quick sales pitch will help ignite their campaigns in the race to pick a challenger to Republican President Donald Trump in 2020....
2019-09-07, 13:26

Government worker had sex with White House staffer on rooftop, probe finds A former General Services Administration manager had oral sex with a White House staffer on the rooftop of the agency’s headquarters and drank alcohol in his office, according to an inspector general report. Former GSA associate administrator Brennan Hart admitted to investigators that he escorted a...
2019-08-23, 19:39

White House Considers Restoring the Daily Briefing for the Next Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham, currently the spokeswoman for the first lady, Melania Trump, is one of those under consideration to succeed Sarah Huckabee Sanders....
2019-06-15, 01:52

Mexico Tariffs To Go Ahead as Planned, Says White House as Talks Continue (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on Mexico are set to take effect Monday as planned, the White House said Friday, even as negotiators continued to meet to try to stave off his latest push to force the U.S. ally to stem the flow of Central American migrants into ...
2019-06-07, 23:52

Bahrain defends decision to host White House Mideast meeting Bahrain is defending its decision to host a White House-engineered conference to address the Israeli-Palestinian crisis, saying its only objective is to support the "brotherly Palestinian people."...
2019-05-21, 14:32

White House to host tech execs to talk Huawei ban: sources A White House official confirmed the meeting would take place, noting that Google and Micron would attend, but said it had been called to discuss economic matters....
2019-07-20, 04:13

Joe and Jill Biden made more than $15 million in two years after leaving the White House Joe Biden and his wife Jill took in more than $15 million in the two years after the former vice president left the Obama administration, according to tax returns released by his campaign....
2019-07-09, 23:13

White House delays tariff hike on numerous Chinese products The U.S. Trade Representative's Office announced on Friday that it was officially delaying for a week tariff hikes on numerous products imported from China. The announcement said the tariffs, which had initially been set to rise to 25% on June 1, would instead remain at their current level of 10% un...
2019-06-07, 19:13

White House responds to Taylor Swift after she calls out Trump at VMAs The White House responded to Taylor Swift after she called out the Trump administration over the Equality Act.        ...
2019-08-28, 21:39

US Entrepreneur Andrew Yang Mounts White House Bid Around Basic Income Tech entrepreneur Andrew Yang may not become the next US president, but the clear-headed futurist has mounted a surprisingly vigorous White House bid centered around his plan for universal basic......
2019-09-01, 14:39

White House to host meeting with tech executives on Huawei ban: Reuters US officials including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting at the White House on Monday of semiconductor and software executives to discuss the US ban on Huawei Technologies, two sources briefed on the meeting said on Friday....
2019-07-20, 06:13

Megan Rapinoe not backing off anti-White House visit stance Megan Rapinoe stands by almost every word she said. The U.S. Women’s National Team captain, who drew the ire of President Trump when video was released this week — by soccer magazine Eight by Eight — of Rapinoe saying, “I’m not going to the f—— White House,” shoul...
2019-06-28, 00:39

White House tweets photo of Trump hugging Old Glory for Flag Day The White House celebrated Flag Day on Friday by tweeting out a photo of a grinning President Trump giving Old Glory a bearhug. Along with the photo of the president, the tweet shows an image of the American flag with the words: “FLAG DAY JUNE 14,” which is also the date of the commander in......
2019-06-15, 00:26

Trump 'deadly serious' about Mexico tariff threat, White House aide says Mulvaney: ‘We intentionally left the declaration sort of ad hoc’Mexico indicates concessions on migrants issue to avoid tariffsDonald Trump is “deadly serious” about slapping tariffs on imports from Mexico, his chief of staff said on Sunday, even though the president “intentionally left the declarat...
2019-06-02, 22:52

Trump ‘deadly serious’ about imposing tariffs on Mexican imports: White House Trump claims Mexico has taken advantage of the United States for decades but that the abuse will end when he slaps tariffs on Mexican imports next week in a dispute over illegal immigration....
2019-06-02, 23:52

Monica Lewinsky joked that her White House internship was among her most ill-advised job decisions Danny Moloshok/Reuters Monica Lewinsky joked that her White House internship was among her most ill-advised job decisions. She tweeted in humor about the role, which resulted in a widely reported affair with former President Bill Clinton, and said she was told it would look "amazing" on her resum&e...
2019-07-15, 09:26

White House nixes automakers' plea for California pact on emissions The White House, after receiving a plea from several automakers for a compromise, said the California Air Resources Board “failed to put forward a productive alternative, and we are moving forward to finalize a rule with the goal of promoting safer, cleaner, and more affordable vehicles.”...
2019-06-07, 22:52

Opinion: Former White House chief economist on the case for the Trump economy Before President Donald Trump was elected in 2016, the US economy was inching along with 1.5% growth. Many economists were so convinced the stagnation was here to stay that they called it the "new normal." After the president took office and began pursuing his agenda's three pillars of deregulation,...
2019-08-27, 00:39

"Great guy" Tiger 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\u0027s highest civilian honour, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, from President Donald Trump on Monday."...
2019-05-21, 18:39

Kim Kardashian announces ride program for ex-prisoners at White House event TV personality Kim Kardashian announced a new program in partnership with Lyft to provide former prisoners with rides to job interviews during an event at the White House to reduce recidivism....
2019-06-15, 04:26

'Out of sight': White House reportedly steers USS John McCain away from Trump Officials wanted ship bearing the name of Trump’s nemesis blocked from view during president’s trip to Japan The White House made it clear that Donald Trump was not to catch sight of a warship named after his Republican nemesis, the late Arizona senator John McCain, during his visit to a naval base ...
2019-05-30, 11:52

White House insists Trump Huawei reversal not 'catastrophic mistake' Larry Kudlow defends move on sales ban after China talksRubio and Barasso among Republicans concerned by ployWhite House economic adviser Larry Kudlow insisted on Sunday Donald Trump is not backing off national security concerns, despite agreeing to allow US companies to sell some components to Chin...
2019-06-30, 23:13

Trump to Host Pakistan Leader Imran Khan at White House President Trump Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will discuss a range of issues, including counterterrorism, defense, energy and trade in their first White House meeting....
2019-07-10, 19:01

Donald Trump Escalates War On Social Media At White House 'Summit' President Donald Trump ramped up his attacks on Silicon Valley giants on Thursday with a call for "regulatory and legislative solutions" to what he described as unfair treatment of conservatives by......
2019-07-12, 04:39

White House wanted USS John McCain 'out of sight' for Trump visit The White House wanted the US Navy to keep a warship named after late senator John McCain "out of sight" ahead of President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan, according to media reports....
2019-05-30, 16:13

Trump, Britain's Johnson discussed trade, security, 5G: White House U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson about trade, next-generation 5G mobile networks and global security, White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said in a statement on Friday....
2019-08-02, 18:39

White House Prepares to Revoke California’s Right to Set Tougher Pollution Rules The move is a direct challenge to California but also the latest sign the president’s broader effort to roll back fuel economy standards has fallen into disarray....
2019-09-06, 01:26

With John Bolton's Departure, An Iran Hawk Leaves The White House John Bolton's departure from the White House removes an obstacle to the possibility of US-Iranian nuclear talks, but the odds of such a dialogue leading anywhere remain low, current and former US......
2019-09-11, 06:00

Vice President Pence cancels NH trip, goes to White House: 'No cause for alarm' Vice President Mike Pence abruptly cancelled a scheduled event in New Hampshire, and was at the White House. "Something came up ...It's no cause for alarm," his spokeswoman said....
2019-07-02, 19:13

U.S. Congress, White House near deal on spending, debt limit: source U.S. congressional and White House negotiators are close to a deal to extend the Treasury Department's borrowing authority until July 31, 2021 and establish spending caps on a range of federal programs, a source close to the talks said on Monday....
2019-07-22, 22:52

Mexican president optimistic for deal with White House to avoid tariffs Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Thursday he remained optimistic that a deal with the Trump administration could be reached to avoid new tariffs on Mexican goods, which are set to go into effect Monday. U.S. and Mexican officials are meeting Thursday in Washington, D.C., for their ...
2019-06-06, 19:39

White House hosts social media summit with conservative firebrands The White House has invited well-known conservative social media figures, including some controversial voices, to meet with President Trump on Thursday for what’s being billed as a “social media summit” to discuss anti-conservative bias by big tech companies and other issues....
2019-07-11, 20:00

White House's Navarro says China trade deal will take time: CNBC White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Tuesday U.S. trade talks with China are heading in the right direction and it will take time to get the right deal made....
2019-07-02, 16:39

White House's Navarro says China trade deal will take time -CNBC White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Tuesday U.S. trade talks with China are heading in the right direction and it will take time to get the right deal made....
2019-07-02, 16:39

White House: Trump will do all he can to determine who legally lives in the United States U.S. President Donald Trump will do everything within his legal authority to determine and make public who is in the United States legally and who is not, White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said on Thursday....
2019-07-11, 23:26

Trump not taking action against Fed chair Powell: White House adviser White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Tuesday said U.S. President Donald Trump is not considering any changes to Fed Chairman Jerome Powell's status following a report that the White House had explored the possibility of demoting him....
2019-06-18, 18:13

Democratic former Colorado Governor Hickenlooper drops 2020 White House bid Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper dropped his bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Thursday after his centrist campaign failed to catch fire amid two dozen hopefuls seeking to challenge Republican President Donald Trump....
2019-08-16, 13:13

White House Wanted USS John McCain "Out Of Sight" Of Trump": Report The White House requested a Navy ship bearing the name of US President Donald Trump's late rival senator John McCain be kept "out of sight" during a recent presidential trip to Japan, the Wall Street......
2019-05-30, 11:13

Trump hosts right-wing social media summit at White House Right-wing media personalities will be at the White House on Thursday for a social media summit hosted by President Donald Trump to tackle perceived anti-conservative bias on online platforms....
2019-07-11, 14:39

White House says it will meet two-year deadline to ban business with Huawei contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget told the U.S. Congress it will meet a two-year deadline to ban federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei....
2019-06-13, 11:52

Hope Hicks hearing: DOJ blocks all questions about White House tenure Former White House communications director Hope Hicks refused to answer questions relating to her time in the Trump administration while testifying Wednesday before the House judiciary committee....
2019-06-20, 01:26

Julián Castro fantasizes about his inauguration day, saying ‘adios’ to Trump at White House Julián Castro on Friday ended his speech to the Democratic National Committee’s summer meeting in San Francisco by describing his fantasy for Jan. 20, 2021 – the day he imagines being inaugurated president and showing President Trump the door....
2019-08-24, 00:52

Trump: Emmet Flood to leave White House legal team Emmet Flood, veteran Washington, D.C. attorney who joined President Donald Trump's legal team last year, is leaving the White House, the president said in a Twitter post Saturday....
2019-06-02, 01:26

Trump announces departure of White House lawyer Emmet Flood President Trump on Saturday announced top White House lawyer Emmet Flood is leaving the job. Flood took over the position from Ty Cobb last year, leading Trump’s legal team during the Mueller investigation. “Emmet Flood, who came to the White House to help me with the Mueller Report, wil...
2019-06-02, 00:39

Climate Denialist to Depart White House National Security Council William Happer, a National Security Council adviser who tried unsuccessfully to create a federal panel to attack climate science, plans to leave the White House. ...
2019-09-11, 23:52

Sanders campaign fights media narrative that White House bid is slipping Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign is pushing back against what they call a faulty narrative in the media that the independent senator from Vermont’s White House bid is slipping....
2019-08-13, 01:13

Man tried to climb White House fence, assaulted police officer, authorities say A suspect was stopped by Secret Service agents Friday night as he allegedly tried to climb over a White House security barrier, according to reports. ...
2019-06-15, 14:39

Watchdog can’t review White House security clearances unless Trump asks ​The watchdog of the US intelligence community said he can’t act on a request from Democratic senators to look into the White House giving security clearances for Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner unless President Trump signs off first, according to a report. Inspector General Michael Atkinson wr...
2019-08-01, 23:13

White House does not rule out Trump-Rouhani meeting after Saudi attacks The White House on Sunday did not rule out a potential meeting between President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, even after Washington accused Iran of being behind drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities....
2019-09-15, 17:13

UAW opposes White House plan to freeze mpg rules at 2020 levels In written testimony to Congress, the union said it shares automakers' concerns that the proposal "could lead to protracted litigation and uncertainty in the industry that will limit growth."...
2019-06-19, 19:39

Kevin Hassett, President Trump’s top economist, to leave White House Hassett, the chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers who helped shape the 2017 Republican tax law, will be “leaving shortly,” Trump said on Twitter....
2019-06-03, 05:39

White House Cancels Trump's Visit to Denmark After Greenland Flap The White House canceled the president’s planned visit to Denmark after the prime minister said she wouldn’t entertain President Trump’s proposal to purchase Greenland from the Scandinavian nation....
2019-08-21, 06:52

White House gives tickets to Trump’s July Fourth extravaganza to GOP donors In a show of military strength, tanks and a flyover of fighter jets will be part of an event that traditionally had been a nonpartisan celebration of the nation’s founding....
2019-07-02, 23:26

The White House Saw Riches in the Arctic Refuge, but Reality May Fall Short In its push for lease sales, the Trump administration rushed deadlines, pressured staff and gave a wildly optimistic estimate of the potential revenue....
2019-08-22, 04:26

Trump to discuss immigration with Guatemalan president at White House on Monday U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales at the White House on Monday for talks on immigration and security, the White House said on Friday....
2019-07-12, 17:13

Donald Trump welcomes Poland's president to White House President Donald Trump is welcoming Polish President Andrzej Duda to the White House for an announcement on boosting the U.S. military presence in the European country. (June 12)        ...
2019-06-12, 21:26

Pence suddenly cancels New Hampshire event to stay at White House Vice President Mike Pence abruptly canceled a scheduled event in New Hampshire on Tuesday, but his spokeswoman said there was “no cause for alarm.” “Something came up that required the @VP to remain in Washington, DC. It’s no cause for alarm,” spokeswoman Alyssa Farah wrote on Twitter. “...
2019-07-02, 22:39

Congress, White House near deal on spending, debt limit: source U.S. congressional and White House negotiators are close to a deal to extend the Treasury Department's borrowing authority until July 31, 2021 and enact spending caps on a wide range of federal programs, a source close to the talks said on Monday....
2019-07-22, 20:13

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 found herself embroiled in a row with Trump after f...
2019-06-27, 21:13

Jerry Nadler makes new push for Kavanaugh’s White House records House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler is moving to bring new scrutiny to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s past, asking the National Archives on Tuesday to release a large cache of records related to his time in George W. Bush's White House.In a letter from Nadler and Rep. Hank Johns...
2019-08-08, 21:00

Former White House counsel Dean describes parallels between Trump and Nixon The president slammed the former White House counsel whose 1973 testimony was key to Nixon’s resignation. “John Dean’s been a loser for many years,” Trump said....
2019-06-11, 00:00

Trump loses loyalist Sarah Sanders in another White House departure White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump who channeled his combativeness toward the news media, will leave her job at month's end for a possible political future in her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on Thursday....
2019-06-14, 02:13

Ocasio-Cortez tells White House to ‘put down its saber,’ and negotiate with Iran U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., took to Twitter late Thursday to urge the Trump administration to show restraint in its dealings with Iran....
2019-06-21, 14:39

Biden vows to repeal Trump tax cuts on 'Day One' if he captures White House Former Vice President and current presidential candidate Joe Biden promised that on "day one" he would repeal President Trump's 2017 tax cuts and close $500 billion on tax loopholes he said, speaking to a crowd at the South Carolina Democratic Party Convention on Saturday....
2019-06-23, 02:52

White House: Trump's 'second thoughts' on China trade war 'greatly misinterpreted' President Trump told reporters Sunday that he has “second thoughts” about his escalating trade war with China, but quickly insisted that relations with the Asia powerhouse remain positive....
2019-08-25, 21:13

Greta Thunberg and youth climate activists protest outside White House Young activists rallied in protest of inadequate government action on the climate crisis, chanting: ‘Protect our future’Thunberg joins young activists in climate protest – live updatesSwedish climate activist Greta Thunberg – who has inspired young people around the world to strike in protest of ina...
2019-09-14, 00:00

Immigration attorney worries as White House aims to end Flores Settlement TUCSON — The Flores Settlement is a more than a two-decade-old federal policy that limits how long U.S. Immigration officials can detain migrant children. The Flores Settlement caps a migrant child’s detention at 20 days. Now, this week the White House announced it wants to end the agree...
2019-08-24, 17:13

The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei after Trump contradicts Mnuchin The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei immediately, specifically whether American actions against the company fall under economic or national security concerns....
2019-06-10, 17:52

Press secretary Sarah Sanders is leaving the White House, Trump says White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving her post at the end of June, President Donald Trump said Thursday. “After 3 1/2 years, our wonderful Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be leaving the White House at the end of the month and going home to the Great State of Arkansas,”...
2019-06-14, 00:39

White House blasts CNN report on spy’s extraction, warns lives could be ‘in danger’ The White House on Tuesday rebuked CNN for a widely challenged report claiming the CIA had pulled a high-level spy out of Russia after President Trump “mishandled” classified material – saying the report is wrong and could put lives at risk....
2019-09-10, 16:00

White House Acting Budget Chief Seeks to Delay Huawei Ban A senior White House official is seeking to delay putting in place portions of a law that limits the U.S. government’s business with China’s Huawei Technologies Co., according to a person familiar with the matter. In a letter to Vice President Mike Pence, White House acting budget chief ...
2019-06-10, 07:52

Trump touts administration’s environment record during White House speech Trump has a tough case to make as an environmental steward given his record, according to former environmental advocates and former federal regulators....
2019-07-08, 23:52

White House, DOJ working to expedite death penalty for mass shooters The White House said Monday it has drafted legislation with the Justice Department that would expedite the death penalty for people found guilty of committing mass shootings, following Saturday's attack in West Texas that left seven dead, according to a pool report....
2019-09-03, 04:26

White House summons tech, social media firms after shootings White House officials and big social media companies met on Friday to talk about how to curb extremism online after two mass shootings last weekend that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio....
2019-08-10, 00:00

White House focuses on death penalty in piecemeal gun control package The Trump administration is preparing a package of legislative measures responding to a spate of recent mass shootings, aides said Monday, even as White House and congressional staffs remain far apart on the best path forward....
2019-09-03, 02:52

Document leak reveals vetting during Trump’s transition to White House A trove of vetting documents leaked to the news organization Axios on HBO shows “red flags” the administration uncovered as President Trump put together his cabinet and the top levels of government following his shock White House win....
2019-06-24, 10:13

White House tells ex-aide Hicks not to cooperate with Congress: source The White House has told Hope Hicks, a former close aide to President Donald Trump, not to turn over documents to the House Judiciary Committee related to her time in the administration, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters....
2019-06-04, 18:13

The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei after Trump, Mnuchin comments The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei immediately, specifically whether American actions against the company fall under economic or national security concerns....
2019-06-11, 02:52

White House Spokesperson Sarah Sanders To Quit Post This Month President Donald Trump on Thursday made the surprise announcement of the departure of spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, who has been widely criticized for her performance in the White House....
2019-06-14, 07:00

Trump regrets not raising tariffs on China higher, White House says President Donald Trump wishes he had raised tariffs on Beijing even higher, the White House said on Sunday, seeking to clarify earlier remarks that suggested Trump regretted his decision on Friday to escalate his trade war with China....
2019-08-25, 18:26

White House Reporters Are Throwing a Going Away Party for Sarah Huckabee Sanders Because ??? At long last, Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be leaving her post as White House press secretary, and may, god forbid, be running for governor of Arkansas. HuffPost learned Thursday that a few of Sanders former adversaries in the press corps are planning on sending her off with drinks at a fancy Washing...
2019-06-21, 20:00

Senate's McConnell expects to hear White House position on gun control soon U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he expected to hear next week from the White House whether the Trump administration wants to move ahead with legislation to address gun violence....
2019-09-03, 19:00

Trump goes after Pelosi, has White House officials confirm he was calm at meeting President Trump said at a freewheeling news conference Thursday that reports of his behavior during a meeting the previous day with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, whom he called “Crazy Nancy,” were untrue -- and he called on other White House officials to back him up....
2019-05-23, 23:26

The White House's social media summit may not include Facebook and Twitter The White House's upcoming social media summit might be missing some key players when it goes ahead this week. Facebook and Twitter have not been invited to attend, according to sources who spoke with CNN....
2019-07-08, 16:00

Megan Rapinoe says ‘not many, if any’ US women's soccer players would attend White House U.S Women’s National Team forward Megan Rapinoe said Saturday that she believes that “not many, if any” of her teammates would visit the White House if invited, ahead of their World Cup final against the Netherlands....
2019-07-06, 18:26

White House Slams Backlash Over Melania's Coat In 9/11 Image: Report A White House spokesperson has fired back after social media users criticized US First Lady Melania Trump over a coat she wore in a 9/11 tribute image, because they claimed the stitching on the back......
2019-09-13, 14:52

Trump Denies White House Turmoil Over Cancelled Taliban Meeting US President Donald Trump on Monday denied sparking turmoil with his dramatic cancelation of a secret plan to fly Taliban leaders in for direct talks at his Camp David retreat....
2019-09-09, 21:13

White House says latest China trade talks were 'constructive,' but no breakthroughs U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin concluded two days of "constructive" trade talks with Beijing officials in Shanghai Wednesday, the White House announced, the first such high-level talks since a breakdown in negotiations between the countries in May. ...
2019-07-31, 20:52

Hope Hicks Left the White House. Now She Must Decide Whether to Talk to Congress. Like few others, Ms. Hicks was witness to some of the president’s angriest moments and most pointed directives about the investigations into his campaign....
2019-05-24, 05:13

When Donald Trump Met Melania: The First Couple's Unusual Road to the White House The third time has proved to be the charm for Donald Trump. A pile-up of stories debating the happiness of their marriage aside, Trump won the presidency in 2016 and, almost 20 years......
2019-06-14, 14:13

Amid Bipartisan Outcry, White House Agrees to Release Ukraine Aid Two lawmakers said the administration would release $250 million, which is intended partly to train and equip Ukrainian forces defending against Russian incursion....
2019-09-13, 01:26

White House Says Trump Surprised By Iran Foreign Minister's G7 Visit Iran's foreign minister flew in for side talks at the G7 summit on Sunday as host France ramped up efforts to ease tensions between Tehran and Washington, a dramatic diplomatic move that the White......
2019-08-25, 20:26

White House did not impose new Iran sanctions Thursday, despite Trump’s claim The White House did not impose new sanctions against Iran on Thursday in response to its downing of a U.S. military drone, contrary to President Trump’s assertion in a Twitter post Friday morning. Tru......
2019-06-22, 07:01

White House ‘undercutting evidence' of climate crisis, says analyst who resigned Rod Schoonover, who was an intelligence analyst for 10 years, said the Trump administration halted his report on global heatingA former senior government analyst has accused the Trump administration of “undercutting evidence” of the threat to national security from the climate crisis after his repor...
2019-07-31, 17:52

Kim Kardashian returns to White House to discuss criminal justice: 'It really is such an honor to be here' Kim Kardashian spoke at the White House on Thursday, appearing alongside President Trump boosting efforts to help people leaving prison return to the workforce....
2019-06-14, 03:13

Trump lists familiar White House faces as possible Bolton successors U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday listed five possible replacements for recently fired national security adviser John Bolton, most of whom are already familiar faces from within his administration....
2019-09-18, 02:39

Qualcomm and Intel comply with the White House ban, cut chip supplies to Huawei As if the maker of the world's most popular mobile operating system cutting you off wasn't unpleasant enough for Huawei, US chip makers will also be forced to do so, or risk the wrath of the current White House administration.Qualcomm, the maker of all things Snapdragon and 4G/5G modems, as well as ...
2019-05-21, 15:26

GM CEO Barra set to hold White House meetings Thursday with Trump: sources General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra is set to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump and White House officials on Thursday to discuss a variety of issues including trade, ongoing contract talks and revising vehicle fuel efficiency standards, three people briefed on the matter said....
2019-09-05, 02:53

Former aide directed by White House not to answer questions during congressional probe "The White House has directed that I not respond to this question because of the constitutionally-based Executive Branch confidentiality interests that are implicated," Annie Donaldson said - a total of 212 times....
2019-07-09, 06:52

White House says no recession in sight, pushes China trade talks 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 to the United States....
2019-08-18, 23:13

GM, White House deny Politico report of administration involvement in UAW talks The White House and GM denied a report in Politico that said the Trump administration was involved in the automaker's contract negotiations with the United Auto Workers union....
2019-09-17, 21:52

Crews to shut down Pennsylvania Ave. to build taller White House fence Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House will close to pedestrians for the next seven months as a taller, more secure fence is built around the president's official residence....
2019-08-20, 21:13

Congressional leaders to go to White House for Iran briefing in Situation Room The White House invited the top congressional leadership to the White House for a briefing on Iran Thursday afternoon, which the President is expected to attend, according to a source familiar with the plans....
2019-06-21, 02:26

Trump announces departure of White House economic adviser Hassett U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Kevin Hassett will "shortly" leave his post, but did not provide a reason for the latest high-level departure from the administration....
2019-06-03, 05:26

With Time Running Short, Patriots Unlikely to Make White House Visit They won the Super Bowl on Feb. 3. But since then the team and the White House have not agreed on a date, though both sides say politics has nothing to do with it....
2019-08-23, 22:26

White House's Navarro says still expecting next round of China trade talks White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Friday the United States was still planning to hold another round of trade talks with Chinese negotiators....
2019-08-10, 03:13

White House Report Card: Statesman in Normandy, winning on immigration This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump scoring a last-minute deal with Mexico to fight immigration under the threat of new tariffs. It was also a good week for the president overseas where he addressed the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion in a speech that Reagan biographer C...
2019-06-08, 21:13

Megan Rapinoe won’t back down, says ‘I stand by the comments I made’ about the White House The U.S. soccer star said her protest is about using the platform she has been given "for good, and for leaving the game in a better place and hopefully the world in a better place."...
2019-06-27, 21:26

White House calls Biden’s planned remarks on Trump ‘laughable’ The White House on Tuesday dismissed as “laughable” Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s expected remarks in a speech in Iowa labeling President Trump an “existential threat to America.” “The idea that he would say that the president poses any type of threat is...
2019-06-11, 22:39

White House And Tech Firms Discuss How To Curb Extremism Online White House officials and big social media companies met on Friday to talk about how to curb extremism online after two mass shootings last weekend that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio....
2019-08-10, 12:00

The White House Readies Draft of Executive Order That Could Break the Internet It appears the Trump administration is drafting an executive order that has the potential to radically change how the content posted on social networks are governed, stripping crucial protections from tech companies and inserting much more government oversight. This is being done under the guise of ...
2019-08-10, 02:52

Trump, Macron discuss Iran's nuclear program: White House U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday spoke to French President Emmanuel Macron about Iran's threat to ramp up enrichment of uranium, the White House said....
2019-07-09, 00:26

Biden healthcare plan draws contrast with White House rivals Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden unveiled a $750 billion healthcare plan on Monday that he said would strengthen the Affordable Care Act, drawing a contrast with rivals who back a more sweeping "Medicare for All" government-run system....
2019-07-15, 21:13

White House defends 'lawful' citizenship question on census: 'Have a right to know who's in this country' Deputy White House Press Secretary Hogan Gidley defended the Trump administration's desire to add a citizenship question to this year's national census and said Americans have a right to know who's in the country illegally. ...
2019-07-09, 03:13

Democratic White House hopeful Warren rails against corruption at big N.Y. rally Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday denounced the corruption she argues has crippled the country's politics and economy, drawing her largest crowd thus far in a sign of her campaign's growing strength....
2019-09-17, 22:26

White House directs former aide not to answer over 200 questions in congressional probe U.S. President Donald Trump's White House prevented a former aide from answering more than 200 questions posed by Democrats in Congress who are investigating whether Trump interfered with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, according to a transcript released on Monday....
2019-07-09, 04:00

UPDATE 2-White House adviser plays down expectations for U.S.-China talks A senior White House adviser tamped down expectations on Tuesday for the next rounds of U.S.-China trade talks, urging investors, businesses and the public to be patient about resolving the two-year trade dispute between the world's two largest economies....
2019-09-10, 22:00

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders to leave post US President Donald Trump announced press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders would leave the White House at the end of June. Her last press briefing was in March and a replacement has not been named....
2019-06-13, 23:39

U.S. aware of reports Iran seized a British oil tanker: White House The United States is aware of reports that Iran seized a British oil tanker and it will work with its allies and partners to defend against Iran, a White House National Security Council spokesman said on Friday....
2019-07-19, 21:13

U.S. Justice Department : ex-White House counsel McGahn has 'immunity from testifying' The U.S. Justice Department offered President Donald Trump legal cover on Monday to block former White House counsel Don McGahn from testifying before the House Judiciary Committee, saying McGahn has "immunity from testifying" before Congress about matters related to his official duties....
2019-05-21, 16:26

White House invites congressional leaders for Iran briefing: source The Trump administration called top congressional leaders to the White House for a briefing later on Thursday on Iran following the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, a source with knowledge of the meeting said....
2019-06-20, 20:13

Trump agrees with North Korean leader Kim on Biden -White House U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un agree on their assessment of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Sunday, aligning the American president with an authoritarian foreign leader over a former U.S. vice president....
2019-05-26, 22:52

Argentina central bank to keep tight monetary policy despite currency policy changes Argentina's central bank will maintain a tight monetary policy despite changes to recently implemented currency restrictions, central bank President Guido Sandleris said on Monday....
2019-09-03, 10:26

White House hopeful Kamala Harris to emphasize access for individuals with disabilities U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Kamala Harris will announce a plan on Thursday aimed at ensuring individuals with disabilities have equal access to job opportunities, education, housing and healthcare....
2019-08-29, 14:26

White House moves to speed vote on North America trade deal The Trump administration took a procedural action aimed at speeding up a vote in Congress on the new North American trade deal, but the move rankled House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has sought more time to review the pact....
2019-05-31, 13:52

White House steps up fight against foreign-made fentanyl, synthetic opioids The White House announced new steps Wednesday to fight the arrival of synthetic opioids on U.S. soil, identifying several Chinese nationals as "significant narcotics traffickers."...
2019-08-21, 18:13

Facebook and Twitter have not been invited to White House social media summit, sources say The White House has not extended invitations to Facebook and Twitter to attend its social media summit on Thursday, people familiar with the matter said....
2019-07-07, 23:00

White House: 'Little doubt' Iran was enriching uranium under Obama administration's watch In a terse statement Monday, the White House said Iran's effective acknowledgement that it was violating the terms of the 2015 multinational nuclear accord should have been foreseeable to the Obama administration "even before the deal's existence."...
2019-07-02, 06:26

White House Press Secretary: Mueller hearing an 'epic embarrassment for the Democrats' White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham blasted Robert Mueller's Capitol Hill testimony Wednesday, calling the proceedings an "epic embarrassment" for Democrats. ...
2019-07-24, 23:26

Exclusive: White House preparing order that would cut drug prices for Medicare - sources U.S. President Donald Trump is considering a sweeping executive order that would cut prices on virtually all branded prescription drugs sold to Medicare and other government programs, according to two industry sources who had discussions with the White House....
2019-07-25, 03:39

Tucson Border Patrol gets shout out from White House for recent drug seizure TUCSON – Tucson Sector Border Patrol received some national spotlight Thursday after the White House went to social media to thank Arizona U.S. Customs and Border Protection for preventing a drug smuggling attempt across the border. According to officials, Border Patrol agents and a narcotics ...
2019-08-02, 22:00

White House physicist sought aid of rightwing thinktank to challenge climate science William Happer contacted Heartland Institute, one of the most prominent groups to dispute that fossil fuels cause global heatingA member of the Trump administration’s National Security Council has sought help from advisors of a conservative thinktank to challenge the reality of a human-induced clima...
2019-06-14, 17:52

White House will not invite Israeli officials to Bahrain event: senior U.S. official The White House will not invite Israeli government officials to a Bahrain conference devoted to gaining support for a Palestinian economic plan in order to keep the event apolitical, a senior administration official said on Monday....
2019-06-18, 00:13

Meet the Black Preacher Invited to the White House to Spread the MAGA Gospel After years of being left out of the Marvel Universe as the arch-nemesis to everything black, including Colin Kaepernick, Eric Holder, Barack Obama, the NAACP and—no, I’m not kidding—love, Bill Owens, the infamous negro pastor and possessor of the homophobic Infinity Stone, finally got his day in th...
2019-07-31, 19:13

Kim Kardashian West visits White House to discuss jobs for ex-prisoners – video Kim Kardashian West has joined Donald Trump in the White House to promote a scheme to help former prisoners find jobs. The reality star and activist announced a ride-sharing project to help ex-offenders travel to job interviews, work and other eventsKim Kardashian West returns to White House to help...
2019-06-14, 13:13

Facebook and Twitter Not Invited to White House Social Media Summit This Week The Trump regime will host a social media summit this Thursday that will include “digital leaders,” according to the White House, but there are at least two major social media companies that aren’t on the guest list. Representatives from Facebook and Twitter haven’t been invited to schmooze with Pre...
2019-07-08, 13:39

White House Requested Hiding Warship From Trump, Named After Dead Rival The acting Pentagon chief confirmed Sunday that the White House had requested the hiding of a warship bearing the name of late Senator John McCain during a visit by Donald Trump to Japan....
2019-06-03, 04:39

A top White House economic adviser says the ballooning budget deficit 'doesn’t bother' him AP/Evan Vucci White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow suggested on Thursday that the rapidly growing gap between federal income and spending wasn't a pressing concern. "I don't think we're at a crisis point now," Kudlow said of publicly-held debt as a share of gross domestic product. "That by its...
2019-06-14, 06:00

Pence to deliver postponed China speech this fall: White House official A major speech on China by Vice President Mike Pence that was expected to take a tough line on Beijing has been rescheduled for later this year, a White House official said. ...
2019-09-06, 20:52

White House Hosts Social Media Summit for Pro-Trump Digital 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....
2019-07-11, 19:00

White House moves to speed vote on North American trade deal The Trump administration on Thursday took a procedural action aimed at speeding up a vote in Congress on the new North American trade deal, but the move rankled House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has sought more time to review the pact....
2019-05-31, 04:52