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Pelosi responds to Trump after White House letter: 'You are not above the law' – live

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Pelosi responds to Trump after White House letter: 'You are not above the law' – live

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White House plans letter daring Pelosi to hold vote on impeachment: Axios The White House is planning to send the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi a letter arguing that President Donald Trump can ignore lawmakers' demands until the full House votes formally to approve an impeachment inquiry, Axios reported on Thursday....
02:00 2019-10-04

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 4.40pm BST Pelosi just wrapped the press conference, where she made clear that she is not pushing for impeachment...
18:00 2019-05-23

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....
02:52 2019-06-24

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.        ...
00:00 2019-08-29

White House responds to Taylor Swift after she calls out President Trump at the VMAs The White House has responded to Taylor Swift after the singer slammed the Trump administration at Monday's MTV Video Music Awards.        ...
06:39 2019-08-28

Trump responds to report that the White House wanted the USS John McCain ‘out of sight’ President Trump responds after a story that alleges the White House asked the USS John McCain to be out of sight during the President’s visit to Japan.        ...
15:00 2019-05-30

White House confirms Trump letter to North Korea's Kim ahead of Asia trip The White House confirmed on Sunday that President Donald Trump had sent a letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, days before the U.S. president leaves for a trip to Japan and South Korea....
18:00 2019-06-23

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....
23:39 2019-05-23

Pelosi blasts White House for refusing to cooperate in Trump impeachment probe U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday President Donald Trump "will be held accountable" after the White House said it would refuse to cooperate with the congressional impeachment inquiry of the Republican president....
08:00 2019-10-09

House to vote on resolution condemning Trump's racist tweets, Pelosi announces – live Speaker announced resolution after Trump’s attacks on congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, Ayanna Pressley 6.16pm BST Trump just closed out a brief but raucous press conference at the White House.He’s doubling down on his criticism of firebrand progressives in the House...
19:52 2019-07-15

Trump backtracks on inviting Women’s World Cup champions to White House – live President says will ‘look at’ inviting team after Rapinoe vowed in June to never visit Trump while Pelosi invites them to the US CapitolSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 1.25pm BST Hello and welcome to our live politics coverage. Hours after the USA triumphed in the Women’s World...
15:26 2019-07-08

‘I Don’t Do Cover-Ups’: Trump Responds to Pelosi’s Accusation President Trump spoke to reporters in the Rose Garden after walking out of a scheduled meeting with Democratic congressional leaders to discuss infrastructure. Before the meeting, Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused him of engaging in a cover-up....
01:39 2019-05-23

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...
22:00 2019-05-23

USMCA's fate up to Pelosi, White House official says The fate of President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade is entirely based on whether House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., agrees to schedule a vote on it, a White House official said Wednesday....
03:39 2019-05-30

Pelosi warns White House over whistleblower complaint Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday delivered a blunt warning to the Trump administration over its refusal so far to share details of an explosive whistleblower complaint, amid intensifying pressure from the vocal pro-impeachment wing of the Democratic Caucus.Pelosi wrote in a rare weekend letter to lawm...
05:00 2019-09-23

Letter From Pelosi Threatens Trump Administration With 'Whole New Stage of Investigation' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) released a letter on Sunday night about the whistleblower’s complaint that Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani have basically admitted to their respective roles in. Despite Trump talking about his role in the abuse of power inquiry, Pelosi’s letter doesn’t use the word i...
06:39 2019-09-23

Schumer, Pelosi send letter to Trump to take action on guns Calling the moment “critical,” Sen. Chuck Schumer and Speaker Nancy Pelosi sent President Trump a letter on Sunday urging him to expand background checks and use his influence to sway Republicans in the Senate who blocked the bill passed by the House earlier this year....
18:00 2019-09-09

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...
22:00 2019-05-23

Amash says Pelosi wrong on impeachment – and does not rule out White House run Michigan congressman has left Republican partyRobert Reich: This is Trump and the oligarchs vs the restHouse speaker Nancy Pelosi is making a moral and strategic mistake by refusing to bring formal articles of impeachment against Donald Trump, the only Republican in Congress to back such proceedings...
00:39 2019-07-08

Pelosi hits back over letter and warns Trump: 'You will be held accountable' House speaker says Democrats will push ahead with inquiryTrump warned: ‘Mr President, you are not above the law’The leader of congressional opposition to Donald Trump has declared that his attempts to stall an impeachment inquiry will prove futile, warning the US president: “You are not above the la...
09:39 2019-10-10

Trump to send Pelosi a letter 'daring' her to hold impeachment inquiry vote The White House will send House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., a letter on Friday "daring" her to hold a vote on Democrats' impeachment inquiry into President Trump, Fox News has confirmed....
06:00 2019-10-04

Pelosi snaps at Conway after tense White House meeting: 'I don't talk to staff' The interaction, witnessed by a senior administration official, followed President Donald Trump's abrupt exit from a meeting with Democratic congressional leaders....
04:00 2019-05-23

Nancy Pelosi Accuses White House Of "Unlawful Attempt To Hide Facts" Top Democrat Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday accused the White House of an "unlawful attempt to hide the facts" after it ruled out cooperating with an impeachment probe of President Donald Trump....
07:39 2019-10-09

Pelosi refuses to engage with White House aide Kellyanne Conway over wealth The White House counselor — who lives in a $7.7 million mansion — took aim at Pelosi’s wealth after the speaker said she would negotiate with the president, not his staff....
23:13 2019-05-23

Analysis: White House prepares to release whistleblower complaint to Congress as Pelosi presses forward House Speaker Nancy Pelosi took the momentous step of formally opening an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on a day of stunning and breakneck developments in the Ukraine scandal....
03:26 2019-09-25

House Democrats subpoena White House for documents in Trump impeachment probe U.S. House Democrats on Friday subpoenaed the White House for documents they want to see as part of their impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump....
04:13 2019-10-05

House will subpoena White House for Ukraine documents in Trump impeachment probe House Oversight chairman said he will subpoena the White House for documents related to Ukraine as part of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump....
20:52 2019-10-02

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....
05:52 2019-09-17

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....
05:52 2019-09-17

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....
20:39 2019-08-26

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....
02:39 2019-06-20

Nancy Pelosi says Trump wants to 'make America white again' – video US house speaker Nancy Pelosi says president Donald Trump wants to add a citizenship question to next year's census because he wants to 'make America white again.' The California democrat says the administration is battling in federal court to insert the question because it would have a chilling eff...
23:00 2019-07-09

Pelosi says she wants to see Trump 'in prison' but not impeached – live The House speaker is reportedly under pressure from the judiciary committee chair to impeach the presidentSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.40pm BST The Los Angeles Times tallied some votes and found that House Democrats do not have a majority supportive of impeachment proceedi...
16:52 2019-06-06

U.S. House's Pelosi: Trump is engaged in 'cover up' As Democrats in the U.S. Congress debated possibly impeaching Republican President Donald Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that he is engaged in a "cover-up."...
17:00 2019-05-22

Trump says House Speaker Pelosi has 'lost it' U.S. President Donald Trump attacked House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday, after infrastructure talks with Democratic lawmakers collapsed the day before amid sprawling congressional probes into Trump's business and administration....
23:26 2019-05-23

U.S. House's Pelosi: Trump is engaged in 'cover-up' As Democrats in the U.S. Congress debated possibly impeaching Republican President Donald Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday, about an hour before a White House meeting with him, that Trump is engaged in a "cover-up."...
17:52 2019-05-22

Live updates: Top Democrat warns White House ‘we’re not fooling around’ on impeachment inquiry Separately, Pompeo confirmed that he was on Trump’s call with the leader of Ukraine, an acknowledgment that came at the outset of what is shaping up as another busy day in the drive for impeachment by House Democrats....
18:26 2019-10-02

NRA responds to Gillibrand put-down by posting her 2008 letter praising gun-rights group One day after Kirsten Gillibrand slammed the National Rifle Association (NRA) as the "worst organization in this country," the NRA on Monday reposted an effusive letter it received from Gillibrand in 2008, in which the then-congresswoman praised "the work that the NRA does to protect gun owners righ...
01:13 2019-06-04

Greta Thunberg joins young activists in climate protest outside White House – live Swedish teen climate activist and other youth advocates demand action from the US to address the climate crisisSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.24pm BST A recap on an editorial the Guardian published this spring on Greta Thunberg’s climate campaign and her Fridays for Future s...
17:39 2019-09-13

Pelosi says House will take up resolution following Trump's 'xenophobic tweets' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday said that Republican lawmakers "must join" Democrats in "condemning the President's xenophobic tweets" and urged Democrats to support a resolution put forward by House Democratic lawmakers....
07:52 2019-07-16

House will start impeachment probe of Trump: Pelosi U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday the House of Representatives will launch a formal inquiry into whether President Donald Trump should be impeached, declaring that no one is above the law....
02:39 2019-09-25

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi on Trump: 'If the goods are there, you must impeach' U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday said that if Democrats' multiple investigations of President Donald Trump find significant wrongdoing, the chamber would have to move to impeach him....
03:13 2019-06-20

Trump lashes out of U.S. House's Pelosi 'cover-up' accusation President Donald Trump fired back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusation on Wednesday that he is engaged in a cover-up, saying at a hastily arranged White House appearance, "I don't do cover-ups."...
18:13 2019-05-22

Nancy Pelosi Says Trump Wants to Make the U.S. ‘White Again’ by Adding the Census Citizenship Question House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump wants to add a citizenship question to next year’s Census because he wants to “make America white again.” The California Democrat says the administration is battling in federal court to insert the question because it would have...
09:00 2019-07-09

Pelosi says Trump census citizenship push aims to 'make America white again' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday criticized President Donald Trump's continued push to add a citizenship question to the upcoming 2020 census, saying that it is part of an effort to "make America white again."...
05:13 2019-07-09

House Speaker Pelosi says Trump's family or staff should do an 'intervention' "This time, another temper tantrum, again. I pray for the president of the United States," Pelosi said. "I wish that his family or his administration or his staff would have an intervention for the good of the country."...
19:13 2019-05-23

Pelosi says need compelling case for House to pursue Trump's impeachment U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday the option of impeaching President Donald Trump was not off the table, but that the case should be "iron-clad" before the House of Representatives pursues it....
23:00 2019-05-29

Pelosi downplays House Dem support for Trump impeachment, says ‘it's not even close’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday downplayed the support inside her caucus for impeaching President Trump, saying House Democrats who oppose it outnumber those vocally pushing for it....
18:39 2019-06-11

Pelosi urged to act on Trump impeachment: 'We expect moral leadership' – live Progressive groups demand Democrats move ahead with hearingsHuge protests in Britain over Trump’s state visit – liveSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.15pm BST Senator Elizabeth Warren released a proposal Tuesday calling for a Cabinet-level Department of Economic Development and...
16:39 2019-06-04

Pelosi to make statement as calls for Trump's impeachment intensify – live House speaker has been cautious about backing impeachment, but her stance may change with more Democrats coming out in favor of itLive updates from the UN general assembly in New York 5.41pm BST It appears a majority of House Democrats facing some of the toughest reelection races next year now favor...
19:00 2019-09-24

Pelosi quietly sounding out House Democrats about whether to impeach Trump, officials say The speaker, a longtime skeptic of impeachment, is gauging whether to pursue proceedings after a whistleblower’s complaint raises new allegations against the president....
10:13 2019-09-24

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi cites need to impeach Trump if wrongdoing found U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday said that if Democrats' investigations of President Donald Trump find significant wrongdoing, the chamber would have to move to impeach him....
17:13 2019-06-19

House Speaker Pelosi to announce formal impeachment inquiry of Trump Private talks between the speaker and other House Democrats underscore momentum in the House to move ahead on impeachment proceedings against President Trump....
22:13 2019-09-24

10 and shrinking: The House Democrats defying Pelosi and resisting Trump impeachment 10 House Democrats from districts President Trump won in 2016 are doggedly resisting the majority of their caucus in refusing to support an impeachment inquiry....
17:00 2019-09-30

House Speaker Pelosi blasts Trump for 'sowing chaos over the border' U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in Washington, on Friday said President Donald Trump was "sowing chaos over the border" with his threat to slap tariffs on Mexican imports, and she called on him to work with Congress on immigration reform....
05:13 2019-06-01

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi blasts Trump pressure on Fed over interest rates The U.S. Federal Reserve should be independent and not under the influence of President Donald Trump in setting monetary policy, House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday....
17:13 2019-06-19

House Speaker Pelosi urges Trump family 'intervention' with U.S. president House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she wished President Donald Trump's family or staff would conduct an "intervention" with him for the good of the United States after he threw what she called a temper tantrum at a meeting with Democratic congressional leaders a day earli...
23:26 2019-05-23

Donald Trump Engaged In "Cover-Up", Says US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi As Democrats in the U.S. Congress debated possibly impeaching Republican President Donald Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday, about an hour before a White House meeting with him, that......
18:13 2019-05-22

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi says she is glad Trump called off Iran strikes U.S. House of Representatives' Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday she was glad that President Donald Trump called off planned military strikes on Iranian targets, saying the collateral damage would have been "very provocative."...
00:13 2019-06-22

Nancy Pelosi accuses Trump admin of using citizenship census question to 'Make America White Again' Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, slammed the Trump adminisration for its ongoing efforts to include a citizenship question in the 2020 U.S. Census, suggesting there's a racial component by invoking President Trump's 2016 campaign motto. ...
03:52 2019-07-09

Nancy Pelosi announces official impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump – live House speaker condemns Trump’s ‘betrayal’Trump reportedly pressed Ukraine for dirt on Joe Biden Live updates from the UN general assembly in New York 10.22pm BST That’s it from me today. My west coast colleague, Maanvi Singh, will take over the blog for the next few hours.Here’s where the day stands...
23:52 2019-09-24

House thrown into chaos after Pelosi decries Trump's 'racist' tweets on floor UPDATE 5:35 p.m.: The House voted along party lines to allow Speaker Nancy Pelosi to refer to President Donald Trump's tweets about minority Democratic lawmakers as "racist," overriding House rules and GOP objections.The nearly two-hour long delay threw the House into chaos and pushed back a final v...
23:52 2019-07-16

Text: House Speaker Pelosi's remarks announcing Trump impeachment inquiry U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday the House would open an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump over reports he sought foreign help to smear a political rival....
02:13 2019-09-25

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....
23:52 2019-08-08

‘We’ve been very weak’: House Democrats decry their oversight of Trump, push Pelosi on impeachment The House Speaker signaled she is not ready to back impeachment but warned of a “whole new stage of investigation” if the administration blocks a whistleblower’s complaint....
23:26 2019-09-22

Pelosi caves on House border bill, backs Senate version Trump supports The Democratic-controlled House will send President Donald Trump a bipartisan $4.6 billion Senate-drafted measure to care for migrant refugees detained at the southern border. The bill passed on a bipartisan 305-to-102 vote that capped a Washington skirmish in which die-hard House liberals came out ...
02:13 2019-06-28

Trump's rebranding of DC's July 4th celebrations will include a VIP area for White House guests in front of Trump's stage Carolyn Kaster/AP President Donald Trump is remaking Washington, DC's Independence Day celebrations into a political event that will feature a massive fireworks display and military flyovers. The events will feature a ticketed area for dignitaries, family, and friends only accessible with White Ho...
01:13 2019-06-30

Dem-led House formally condemns Trump remarks deemed 'racist,' after dramatic floor fight over Pelosi The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives passed a resolution Tuesday evening condemning President Trump's "racist" remarks this weekend -- although the moment was largely overshadowed by a dramatic floor fight earlier in the day that ended with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ruled out of order f...
01:39 2019-07-17

Protesters rally at White House to show solidarity with Puerto Rico: 'We might not live there now, but it’s home' The protesters sought to show solidarity with the hundreds of thousands who have rallied on the island against embattled Gov. Ricardo Rosselló.        ...
10:13 2019-07-23

Trump welcomes Australia PM to White House President Donald Trump says in a welcoming ceremony for Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison that "today we celebrate the long-cherished and unwavering friendship between the United States and Australia." (Sept. 20)        ...
20:26 2019-09-20

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....
08:52 2019-09-05

Trump says White House always cooperates with congressional subpoenas U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that the White House always cooperates with congressional subpoenas when asked about efforts by House Democrats to obtain testimony related to allegations Trump pressured Ukraine to investigate a political rival....
22:26 2019-10-02

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."...
00:39 2019-08-21

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."...
13:01 2019-07-09

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...
17:52 2019-06-30

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...
21:52 2019-06-20

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)        ...
06:52 2019-06-29

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....
18:26 2019-06-14

Facebook's Zuckerberg met with President Trump at the White House Trump has criticized Facebook numerous times since becoming president, most recently posting on Twitter that the company's proposed digital currency, libra, will "have little standing or dependability."...
07:39 2019-09-20

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....
06:13 2019-09-05

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 ...
07:39 2019-09-18

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...
23:52 2019-05-26

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....
17:00 2019-05-23

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....
16:13 2019-08-25

Pelosi says Trump wants to make US 'white again' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump wants to add a citizenship question to next year's Census because he wants to "make America white again."        ...
04:52 2019-07-09

Trump-Ukraine whistleblower is a CIA employee who was detailed to the White House The whistleblower raised alarms about Trump's July 25 call with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky. The complaint and a memorandum of that call are now public....
23:13 2019-09-27

Trump will host Kuwait's ruling emir at White House U.S. President Donald Trump will host Kuwait's ruling emir, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah, at the White House on Sept. 12, a spokeswoman for the president said on Friday....
19:52 2019-08-30

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....
01:39 2019-09-15

| Trump returns to White House, into biggest crisis of presidency Donald Trump has flown back to Washington and into the biggest crisis of his tempestuous presidency, raging at enemies and talking darkly of a conspiracy....
11:52 2019-09-27

Senate GOP to meet with Trump White House on spending bills Top Senate Republicans will meet with President Donald Trump's negotiating team to discuss whether the party can pass government funding bills amid stalled budget negotiations with congressional Democrats.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard She...
21:39 2019-06-09

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...
04:00 2019-07-12

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....
00:52 2019-07-13

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....
05:39 2019-07-18

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....
15:13 2019-07-11

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....
07:13 2019-09-14

Trump 'cover up' claims after White House 'locked down' call A whistleblower whose complaint about Donald Trump sparked an impeachment inquiry into the president has claimed the leader abused his power to "solicit interference from a foreign country" in the 2020 US election....
21:52 2019-09-26

| White House intervened after Trump-Ukraine call - whistleblower US President Donald Trump solicited interference from Ukraine to influence the 2020 US elections, and the White House intervened to "lock down" the transcript of the call, a whistleblower said a complaint released....
22:13 2019-09-26

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.        ...
00:39 2019-06-01

Trump loses loyalist Sanders in another White House departure White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump who became one of his closest advisers, will leave her job at the end of the month to return to her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on Thursday....
01:00 2019-06-14

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...
22:52 2019-08-18

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...
04:00 2019-06-22

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....
20:39 2019-05-22

White House says Trump's July Fourth will be patriotic, not political White House officials on Tuesday said President Trump will avoid politics and stick to patriotic themes in a high-profile July Fourth speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington amid questions about the cost and tone of the celebration....
19:26 2019-07-02

Kamala Harris on Trump: 'We have a predator living in the White House' Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif, is ratcheting up her attacks against President Trump, referring to him on  Wednesday as a "predator" during a campaign event in Iowa....
01:39 2019-07-04

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...
05:00 2019-08-26

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...
21:00 2019-05-30

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)        ...
13:13 2019-06-20

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...
22:26 2019-06-27

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, sparking brief hopes of a possible truce in the trans-Pacific trade war. But his spo...
21:26 2019-08-25

White House reverses Trump’s comments on China tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump’s only regret in hiking tariffs on China is that he didn’t raise them higher, his press secretary said Sunday after the president had earlier signaled some remorse for an escalating trade war with China....
18:39 2019-08-25

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....
06:26 2019-08-21

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...
20:26 2019-05-26

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...
22:52 2019-06-01

White House Rules Out Cooperation In Trump Impeachment Probe A defiant White House declared war Tuesday against the impeachment investigation of Donald Trump, blasting the process as partisan, illegitimate and unconstitutional and saying neither the president......
07:39 2019-10-09

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 ...
06:52 2019-08-09

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...
20:26 2019-08-22

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...
02:52 2019-08-23

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...
20:26 2019-06-02

Mexico to Lobby White House as Trump's Tariffs Loom Mexican officials plan to lobby Trump administration officials at the White House on Wednesday in a last-ditch effort to hold off on tariffs that the president has threatened to impose starting Monday amid a dispute over border security....
20:13 2019-06-05

| 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"....
20:13 2019-07-11

White House says Trump regrets not raising tariffs higher President Donald Trump’s only regret in hiking tariffs on China is that he didn’t raise them higher, his press secretary said Sunday after the president had earlier signaled some remorse for an escalating trade war with China...
14:39 2019-08-25

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....
13:26 2019-05-30

White House Concealed Sensitive Conversations Because Trump Has a Big Mouth As President Donald Trump ends his first week under an impeachment inquiry in Congress, new reports are emerging that White House officials have taken extraordinary steps to protect him from his own big mouth....
05:39 2019-09-29

White House 'restricted Trump call transcripts after leaks' The White House severely limited the number of people with access to details of President Trump's phone conversations with world leaders after embarrassing leaks about some calls, US media has reported....
04:52 2019-09-29

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....
13:26 2019-05-30

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...
08:52 2019-06-03

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....
00:00 2019-08-27

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....
00:26 2019-07-08

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......
20:26 2019-06-13

How Trump could lose the popular vote again – and hold the White House Hillary Clinton won a majority but lost the presidency in the electoral college. A close election could bring a repeatSome defeats never lose their sting. In Washington this week, Hillary Clinton summed up her bid for the White House in 2016. Related: America needs ranked choice voting – here's why ...
06:39 2019-09-23

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."...
13:52 2019-07-08

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...
23:39 2019-06-13

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....
21:39 2019-05-21

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....
00:26 2019-09-10

Trump nominates Peter Gaynor to be FEMA chief: White House U.S. President Donald Trump nominated Peter Gaynor on Thursday to head the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the White House said in a statement....
04:13 2019-09-27

'Full halt': White House says it will not cooperate with Trump impeachment inquiry The White House said Tuesday that it will not cooperate with House Democrats' impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, claiming that the proceedings amount to "baseless, unconstitutional efforts to overturn the democratic process."...
02:00 2019-10-09

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....
19:00 2019-06-10

White House tried to cover up Trump's Ukraine conversation, whistleblower alleges Pelosi slams White House for trying to keep details from public, while Trump says this is ‘the greatest scam in American history’Whistleblower complaint – live updatesDonald Trump’s actions on Ukraine “pose risks to US national security”, according to a whistleblower’s complaint released on Thursday...
00:13 2019-09-27

Divided White House Prompted Trump to Call Off Taliban Talks President Trump’s decision to suspend talks with the Taliban stemmed from opposing views within his administration, the group’s refusal to meet certain conditions and growing bipartisan criticism of an emerging deal to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan....
16:00 2019-09-09

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

Trump "Encouraged PM To Fulfil Promise To Better Lives Of Kashmiris": White House US President Donald Trump , in a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, "encouraged him to improve ties with Pakistan and fulfil his promise to better the lives of the Kashmiri people,"......
07:52 2019-09-25

Trump says will meet with Chinese vice premier at White House on Friday U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will meet with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He at the White House on Friday, the second of two-days of high-level U.S. China trade talks aimed at averting scheduled increases in U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods....
23:26 2019-10-10

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....
00:13 2019-08-03

Trump's personal assistant resigns from White House amid tensions A personal assistant to President Trump who had been with the administration since Trump took office, Madeleine Westerhout, abruptly resigned Thursday, reportedly after it was determined she shared private information about the president with reporters....
21:26 2019-08-30

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....
19:39 2019-07-12

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....
17:13 2019-05-30

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

Trump, Trudeau seek collaboration on 'critical minerals': White House U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ordered officials on Thursday to develop a plan for U.S.-Canada collaboration on "critical minerals," the White House said in a statement about a meeting between the two leaders....
00:00 2019-06-21

Trump could decide over the weekend to hold off on tariffs, White House official says Marc Short, the vice president’s chief of staff, told reporters that “there’s still a long way to go” in negotiations with Mexican officials about the surge of migrants at the southern border....
16:52 2019-06-07

Trump postpones Florida trip planned for Tuesday: White House U.S. President Donald Trump will postpone a trip planned for Tuesday to Florida due to two mass shootings in Texas and Ohio over the weekend, a White House official said on Monday....
17:39 2019-08-05

Trump looks forward to meeting Britain's Johnson in 'near future': White House U.S. President Donald Trump spoke by phone with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday about a number of subjects, including trade and security, the White House said on Monday....
18:26 2019-08-12

'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 ...
14:52 2019-05-30

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......
03:13 2019-07-12

Trump 'cover up' claims after White House 'locked down' Ukraine call A whistleblower whose complaint about Donald Trump sparked an impeachment inquiry into the president has claimed the leader abused his power to "solicit interference from a foreign country" in the 2020 US election....
19:52 2019-09-26

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....
19:26 2019-07-10

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...
20:26 2019-06-27

| WATCH | White House rules out cooperation in Trump impeachment probe A defiant White House has declared war against the impeachment investigation of US President Donald Trump, blasting the process as partisan, illegitimate and unconstitutional and saying neither the president nor his administration will cooperate....
21:52 2019-10-09

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......
23:26 2019-06-14

Watch: Trump signs US-Japan trade deals at White House The president is sealing those deals with Japan days before his negotiators are set to resume high-level trade talks with a delegation of senior Chinese officials....
21:39 2019-10-07

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....
22:00 2019-08-23

When Donald met Scott: a reporter's view of Trump and his White House wonderland Australian PM Scott Morrison received a full-blown welcome from the US president. Katharine Murphy was on hand for an inside account Support our independent journalism with a one-off or recurring contributionScott Morrison has made his first visit to the United States as prime minister. It was a tri...
00:52 2019-09-28

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....
21:52 2019-07-02

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...
23:13 2019-06-01

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....
20:01 2019-06-02

Democrats Subpoena White House For Documents In Trump Impeachment Probe U.S. House Democrats on Friday subpoenaed the White House for documents they want to see as part of their impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump....
04:13 2019-10-06

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)        ...
20:39 2019-06-12

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....
03:00 2019-06-14

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...
21:00 2019-06-02

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,”...
03:13 2019-06-14

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

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....
02:52 2019-06-23

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,...
03:13 2019-08-27

‘We will not let them get away with it’: Trump threatens social media ahead of White House summit President Trump plans to gather Republican lawmakers, political strategists and online provocateurs for a "social media summit" at the White House on Thursday, rallying his allies and escalating his attacks on Facebook, Google and Twitter ahead of the 2020 election....
18:01 2019-07-11

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....
02:52 2019-09-18

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...
21:52 2019-06-30

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....
09:13 2019-06-24

Sarah Huckabee Sanders is out as White House press secretary: Trump White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving the Trump administration, the president announced 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….,” Trump wrote o...
01:26 2019-06-14

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....
05:26 2019-06-03

Trump regrets not raising tariffs on China higher, White House says President Donald Trump wishes he had raised tariffs on Chinese goods even higher last week, the White House said on Sunday, even as Trump signaled he did not plan to follow through with a demand that U.S. firms find ways to close operations in China....
02:13 2019-08-26

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....
02:26 2019-06-11

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....
12:26 2019-07-11

Trump agrees with North Korean leader Kim on Biden: White House U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agree on their assessment of former Vice President Joe Biden, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Sunday....
16:52 2019-05-26

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....
03:26 2019-06-02

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....
23:13 2019-07-08

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....
22:13 2019-07-11

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....
21:52 2019-08-25

Trump to sign 9/11 victims fund bill Friday at White House President Donald Trump will hold a bill-signing ceremony Friday for a new law guaranteeing financial support to 9/11 first responders and other victims of the terrorist attacks, sources said Thursday. John Feal, a first responder and longtime advocate for the legislation, said he provided the names ...
21:00 2019-07-24

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...
22:13 2019-08-01

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

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......
01:52 2019-06-22

Some Trump allies eager to defend him but frustrated by White House inaction Some allies of U.S. President Donald Trump say they are eager to defend him against impeachment allegations but have been confounded by the White House's inability to settle on a clear strategy for confronting the charges....
00:39 2019-10-02

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......
14:52 2019-06-14

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....
01:26 2019-08-21

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......
21:52 2019-08-25

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....
23:01 2019-06-10

Trump ranks antifa alongside white supremacists as 'groups of hate' – live Trump was asked about the rise of hate groups in America before leaving for Dayton and El Paso, where he may not see a warm welcomeSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.04pm BST Representative Tim Ryan, the Ohio Democrat who is running for president, mocked Trump’s claim that his r...
17:39 2019-08-07

White House planned to hide USS John McCain from Trump, claims report The White House wanted to move a ship named for a political rival of the US president out of sight during his visit to Japan, a paper says. Donald Trump and a long-dormant Navy Twitter feed rushed to rubbish the report....
10:00 2019-05-30

Using ‘Private Donations,’ Melania Trump Building Tennis Pavilion at White House (WASHINGTON) — It will be game, set and match at the White House. Melania Trump has announced construction of a tennis pavilion on the south grounds that she says will provide a “functional recreational area for all First Families to enjoy.” The First Lady helped break ground on th...
23:00 2019-10-09

Disclosures suggest Trump’s White House politicized pretty much everything — and there are lots of witnesses We have a chief executive who doesn't seem to know or respect the traditional boundaries of the president — and a whole bunch of people who have seen that....
05:52 2019-10-12

White House to release whistleblower complaint against Trump to Congress by Thursday, source says Trump has been under fire for the midsummer call after a whistleblower complaint alleged the president may have made inappropriate comments on the call....
17:39 2019-09-25

Joe Biden Plans to Call Trump an ‘Existential Threat.’ The White House Says That’s ‘Laughable’ (DES MOINES, Iowa) — The White House says Joe Biden’s plan to call President Donald Trump an “existential threat” to the nation is “truly laughable” as the two politicians converge in Iowa on Tuesday. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says she’s not ...
19:52 2019-06-11

U.S. billionaire Steyer, fierce Trump foe, enters Democratic White House race Billionaire Tom Steyer, who has pushed Democrats to impeach President Donald Trump and previously flirted with running for the White House, said on Tuesday he will now seek the Democratic nomination....
18:13 2019-07-09

Trump ping pongs on payroll tax cuts and now claims the White House isn't considering them, a day after he said they were on the table AP Photo/Evan Vucci President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he isn't considering payroll tax cuts to juice the economy with extra consumer cash, only a day after he said they were on the table. "I'm not looking at a tax cut now," Trump said. "We don't need it. We have a strong economy." The Trump ...
02:13 2019-08-22

Trump’s past phone call memos also concealed, former White House official says The former White House official acknowledged that other calls were concealed, while casting the decision as part of an effort to minimize leaks, not an attempt to hide improper discussions....
20:39 2019-09-28

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Is Stepping Down as White House Press Secretary, Trump Says White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will leave her position in President Donald Trump’s administration at the end of June, Trump tweeted on Thursday afternoon. Sanders, a consistent Trump defender, has been with the White House since Trump took office in 2017, first as deputy pr...
23:13 2019-06-13

White House Disinvites Pro-Trump Cartoonist From Social Media Summit, Maybe for Being a Bit Too Racist Tomorrow, the Trump administration is hosting its first “Social Media Summit,” which is exactly what it sounds like: a far-right shitpost convention....
23:00 2019-07-10

Donald Trump Briefed On Saudi Arabia's Missile Strike: White House US President Donald Trump has been briefed about a missile strike on Saudi Arabia, the White House said today, after Yemeni rebels claimed an attack on a power station in the kingdom's south....
13:13 2019-06-20

In rally outside White House, Trump blamed for exposing Kurds to Turkish offensive Lava Ibrahim and her sister Midya emigrated to the United States from Qamishli in northeast Syria seven years ago as refugees, grateful for the safe haven the country provided them....
04:13 2019-10-13

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....
19:13 2019-07-11

Fed's Powell Spoke With Trump in May Amid White House Criticism of Rate Policy President Trump has recently made a monthly habit of speaking to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, a period in which Mr. Trump has publicly pressed the central bank to reduce interest rates....
22:52 2019-07-05

Trump to sign order simplifying agricultural biotech regulations: White House President Donald Trump is signing an executive order on Tuesday directing federal agencies to streamline regulations governing agricultural biotechnology, the White House said....
23:52 2019-06-11

White House emails talking points on Trump’s Ukraine call — to the Democrats The White House on Wednesday sent out talking points on how to spin the release of a summary of President Trump’s phone call to his counterpart in Ukraine — but emailed them to House Democrats, apparently by mistake. “Let’s be clear, there was no quid pro quo for Ukraine to get US aid in exchange......
19:26 2019-09-25

White House mistakenly sends Trump-Ukraine talking points to Democrats The email outlined the White House’s messaging strategy following the release of the rough transcript of President Trump’s call with his Ukrainian counterpart. It was quickly recalled, amid ridicule from Democrats....
01:39 2019-09-26

In Months Before Trump Call, Ukraine Officials Felt White House Pressure The administration in Kyiv felt it had to accede to White House wishes, including promising investigations into the Bidens and 2016 election interference, in order to secure a summit....
04:13 2019-10-05

Trump Allies Target Journalists Over Coverage Deemed Hostile to White House A loose network of conservatives says it has dossiers of offensive social media posts and other problematic public statements by hundreds of journalists....
03:26 2019-08-26

Trump White House tries 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....
23:26 2019-08-20

Trump celebrates young African immigrant's prayer at White House: 'So amazing!' After President Trump finished his speech to the Young Black Leadership Summit at the White House a young woman in attendance yelled something that stopped the president in his tracks....
16:13 2019-10-09

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....
05:52 2019-06-03

Trump to visit Ireland during Europe trip in early June: White House U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, will visit Ireland during their upcoming trip to Britain and France, and plan to meet Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar on June 5, the White House said on Tuesday....
00:00 2019-05-22

Trump plans to nominate Mark Esper to be Pentagon chief: White House U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he intends to nominate Army Secretary Mark Esper to be secretary of defense, the White House said in a statement....
20:26 2019-06-22

White House wanted USS John S. McCain obscured during Trump’s Japan visit The destroyer’s name was covered with a tarp at the request of White House officials who did not want the president to be upset during the Memorial Day stop....
20:39 2019-05-30

| WATCH: Trump administration denounces 'harassment' after Democrats subpoena White House The Trump administration has complained of harassment by Democratic lawmakers who issued subpoenas for White House documents regarding President Donald Trump's alleged pressuring of Ukraine for political favors....
08:52 2019-10-06

John Bolton criticizes Trump's NK strategy in first speech since White House exit John Bolton gave his "unvarnished" thoughts on the Trump administration's North Korea strategy Monday in his first speech since his abrupt split with the White House. ...
02:52 2019-10-01

President Trump to host Otto Warmbier's parents for dinner at the White House Otto Warmbier died after being imprisoned in North Korea. Fred and Cincy Warmbier have crusaded against Kim Jong Un's regime since their son's death        ...
02:13 2019-09-17

Trump, Erdogan discuss bilateral issues, G20 meeting in call: White House U.S. President Donald Trump and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan discussed bilateral trade issues and Turkey's decision to buy a Russian missile system in a phone call on Thursday, the White House said....
19:26 2019-05-29

Donald Trump Nominates Mark Esper As Secretary Of Defense: White House Donald Trump has nominated Mark Esper to be the US Secretary of Defense, the White House said late Friday, as Washington navigates a spike in tensions with Iran....
09:52 2019-06-22

Trump hosts Australian prime minister for White House state dinner President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump welcomed Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his wife Jennifer to the White House Friday with a pomp-filled military ceremony and a lavish state dinner. More than 4,500 were in attendance for the welcoming ceremony on the White House lawn....
04:00 2019-09-21

White House Acted To "Lock Down" Trump-Ukraine Call Records: Whistleblower A whistleblower report released on Thursday said President Donald Trump not only abused his office in attempting to solicit Ukraine's interference in the 2020 U.S. election for his own political......
01:26 2019-09-27

Trump says he’ll invite top tech execs to White House to talk about free speech ​P​resident Trump said he will invite the heads of the country’s top social media companies to the White House to discuss free speech and will have his administration ensure that Americans’ voices are not censored by tech companies. “I am directing my administration to explore all ...
01:52 2019-07-12

White House's 'Surprise Mail' To Democrats: Trump-Ukraine Talking Points In the hours after the release Wednesday of the rough transcript of President Donald Trump's July phone call with Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelensky, the White House circulated an email with......
06:26 2019-09-26

Trump nominates FERC general counsel for commission seat - White House U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday nominated Federal Energy Regulatory Commission general counsel James Danly to be a member of the commission, the White House said in a statement....
14:39 2019-10-01

Trump meets Chinese Uighur, other religious persecution victims at White House U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday met in the Oval Office with a group of people from 17 countries - including China, Turkey, North Korea, Iran and Myanmar - who the White House said were survivors of religious persecution....
23:39 2019-07-17

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......
00:39 2019-06-28

Trump invites conservative social media personalities to White House summit President Trump on Thursday will hold a “Social Media Summit” at the White House, where he will meet prominent online personalities and vent his frustrations with big-tech companies allegedly squelching conservative voices, according to reports. “The White House will be hosting a very big and very i...
21:00 2019-07-11

Trump Discusses Iran Nuclear Standoff With Emmanuel Macron: White House US President Donald Trump discussed the standoff over Iran's nuclear program with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Monday, the White House said....
01:13 2019-07-09

Struggling in White House bid, Democrat Gillibrand seeks bump in Trump country U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand rolled through Pennsylvania, Ohio and Michigan last week on a bus emblazoned with "He broke it, we'll fix it," as part of a campaign tour highlighting what she called President Donald Trump's "broken promises" to the region....
14:39 2019-07-14

White House slams Dems for making shootings about Trump, fundraising off tragedy The White House hit back Tuesday at Democratic presidential candidates who have faulted President Trump’s rhetoric and even branded him a racist in the wake of the weekend's back-to-back mass shootings, accusing them of grandstanding while doing little to solve the problem. ...
16:26 2019-08-06

Whistleblower report complains of White House cover-up on Trump-Ukraine scandal A whistleblower report released on Thursday said President Donald Trump not only abused his office in attempting to solicit Ukraine's interference in the 2020 U.S. election for his political benefit, but that the White House tried to "lock down" evidence about that conduct....
04:13 2019-09-27

Trump attacks Biden as he condemns president for 'fanning flames of white supremacy' – live Former vice-president thanks Trump for watching speech after the president lashed out at Biden, saying the address was ‘sooo boring’Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 9.29pm BST Air Force One has touched down in El Paso, where the president is expected to meet with victims and fir...
22:39 2019-08-07

House Opens Trump Impeachment Inquiry: Live Updates As the House begins a formal impeachment inquiry, the White House prepares to release the transcript of President Trump’s call with Ukraine’s leader....
15:52 2019-09-25

William Happer: Trump aide pushing climate denial inside the White House The physicist, 79, has a seat on the National Security Council – and thinks the science that proves global heating is wrongBy the early 1990s, the man now dubbed the “chief climate change skeptic” in Donald Trump’s White House had already decided he was uneasy with the science that showed humans wer...
11:26 2019-06-21

President Trump to host Otto Warmbier's parents for dinner at the White House Otto Warmbier died after being imprisoned in North Korea. Fred and Cincy Warmbier have crusaded against Kim Jong Un's regime since their son's death        ...
01:13 2019-09-15

Trump slams impeachment probe as hoax as Democrats seek White House documents President Donald Trump on Wednesday angrily denounced an impeachment inquiry into his July telephone call with Ukraine's leader as Democratic lawmakers said they would subpoena White House records about the call....
23:00 2019-10-02

Trump ramps up criticism of the Federal Reserve amid White House fears of a slowdown In a series of tweets, the president blamed Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell for the slowdown in economic growth, saying his administration is “doing great” with China and other trade deals....
20:00 2019-08-21

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...
17:52 2019-07-03

Trump expected to attend White House tech meeting where Huawei will be discussed: sources U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to drop in on a Monday meeting of top technology companies, including the chief executives of Intel Corp and Broadcom Inc, held to discuss blacklisted Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and other topics, two people briefed on the matter said....
22:26 2019-07-22

U.S. officials tied Ukraine White House meeting to helping Trump politically: texts U.S. officials pressured the Ukrainian government to launch investigations that might benefit President Donald Trump's personal political agenda in exchange for a meeting of the two countries' leaders, a cache of diplomatic texts showed....
22:26 2019-10-04

New details reported on Trump-Ukraine call as Dems clash with White House on complaint The controversy over President Trump’s mysterious call with a foreign leader that prompted a whistleblower complaint ratcheted up Friday afternoon as a new report said it involved Trump asking Ukraine numerous times in a single phone call to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden’s son....
01:13 2019-09-21

White House pushes back after NRA claims Trump said universal background checks off the table The White House pushed back late Tuesday on claims by the National Rifle Association (NRA) that President Trump said universal background checks were off the table, amid an ongoing push for legislative action following two deadly mass shootings earlier this month....
02:13 2019-08-21

The official in charge of Trump's Middle East peace plan is leaving the White House Jason Greenblatt, the official in charge of President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan, is departing the White House, Trump announced Thursday....
23:00 2019-09-05

Trump looks to rally controversial online allies at White House social media summit Some experts fear Trump's invite list might legitimize their online tactics -- posting incendiary, misleading tweets or videos -- entering the 2020 election campaign....
01:00 2019-07-10

Trump claims Dems gripped by ‘fear’ as White House prepares impeachment response The newly launched impeachment inquiry against President Trump will touch off a rapid-fire sequence of potentially momentous developments Wednesday, as the White House aims to neutralize the threat and gain the upper hand in a political tempest whose outcome is far from settled....
16:39 2019-09-25

Trump Directed Ex-White House Counsel to Defy Subpoena Related to Mueller Report (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump directed his former White House Counsel Donald McGahn to defy a congressional subpoena Monday, citing a Justice Department legal opinion that maintains McGahn would have immunity from testifying about his work as a close Trump adviser. A lawyer for McGahn ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Text: Justice Department issues White House summary of Trump-Ukraine call The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday issued the following White House summary of a 30-minute July 25 phone conversation between U.S. President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy....
18:39 2019-09-25

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....
01:26 2019-08-21

White House Declares War on Impeachment Inquiry, Claiming Effort to Undo Trump’s Election President Trump’s lawyer denounced the House investigation as an illegitimate exercise, and declared that the executive branch would not participate....
08:26 2019-10-09

Trump Adviser Who Lamented 'Demonization of Carbon Dioxide' Follows Bolton Out the White House Door President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, was fired (or resigned) on Monday. Now it appears the flotsam he brought with him to the National Security Council could be following him out the door. And it could have a surprising climate upside.Read more......
20:00 2019-09-11

Donald Trump criticizes Megan Rapinoe after US soccer captain's 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....
04:39 2019-06-28

The White House Thought the Trump-Ukraine Call Summary Would Quiet Democrats. It Did the Opposite President Donald Trump was convinced releasing his conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky – which involved a request centering on Vice President Joe Biden – and the subsequent whistleblower complaint that set off a firestorm on Capitol Hill would erase any ammunition fo...
04:52 2019-09-26

White House officials weigh appeal to Democrats in GOP districts to stop impeachment of Trump The nascent outreach campaign would target some of the 31 Democrats in districts Trump won in 2016, a pursuit at odds with attack ads from the Trump campaign and RNC....
20:39 2019-10-03

‘There’s no accountability’: Trump, White House aides signal a willingness to act with impunity in drive for reelection Legal analysts warned that the president and his advisers emerged from the battle over the Mueller report with a conviction they not feel constrained by safeguards built into the nation’s political system....
02:01 2019-06-17

Before the White House, Trump faced an array of sexual misconduct accusations. As president, he faces another Trump is fighting back against an allegation by writer E. Jean Carroll that he forced himself on her in a store dressing room in the 1990s.        ...
00:52 2019-06-23

Sarah Sanders to leave White House, Trump says he hopes she runs for Arkansas governor Sanders, the woman who defended Trump through some of the most contentious chapters of his presidency, is leaving her post as the White House press secretary.        ...
22:39 2019-06-13

Trump tweets White House staff is 'reviewing the possibility' of commuting Blagojevich's sentence President Donald Trump tweeted on Thursday that his staff continues to review the possibility of commuting the remainder of former Democratic Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's 14-year prison sentence....
17:13 2019-08-09

Mercedes Schlapp Leaving White House Press Office to Join Trump Campaign Ms. Schlapp’s departure, which was expected as part of a press office shuffle, makes her the latest White House official to find a soft landing in the campaign or an outside group....
07:52 2019-07-02

Britain hunting for source of leaked memo calling Trump White House ‘dysfunctional’ The British government was hunting Monday for the source of a leak of diplomatic cables from Britain's ambassador in Washington that branded President Donald Trump's administration "dysfunctional'' and "inept.''...
15:13 2019-07-08

Trump invites conservative tech critics to White House for ‘social media summit’ Facebook, Google and Twitter have struggled to battle back allegations in Washington that they censor conservatives. A July 11 event could set the stage for even more scrutiny....
18:52 2019-07-02

Trump Says His White House Secretary Was Dismissed After Making ‘Hurtful’ Comments About His Children to Reporters (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump says his secretary was dismissed after making indiscreet remarks about his children and saying things that “were just a little bit hurtful.” Madeleine Westerhout lost her job as director of Oval Office operations this week. Trump says Westerhou...
23:52 2019-08-31

The White House Ordered USS John McCain to Be ‘Out of Sight’ During Trump’s Japan Trip, a Report Says The White House asked the U.S. Navy to hide a warship named after late Senator John McCain while President Donald Trump visited a naval base in Japan, the Wall Street Journal reports. Citing a May 15 email outlining plans for Trump’s visit, the report says U.S. Navy and Air Force officials we...
06:13 2019-05-30

Trump revels in 'chopper talk' as White House press lectern gathers dust Official briefings have all but been abandoned by a president who prefers to communicate before boarding Marine OneStephen Colbert, the late night TV host, dubs it “chopper talk”.In a now familiar ritual, Donald Trump emerges from the Oval Office, walks down a driveway and engages in a three-way con...
20:39 2019-09-01

White House asked USS John McCain be ‘out of sight’ for Trump’s Japan visit: report The White House requested that a warship named after the late Senator John McCain be moved “out of sight” during President Trump’s state visit to Japan, a report said on Wednesday. The instructions that “USS John McCain needs to be out of sight” were included in a May 1...
06:52 2019-05-30

U.S. tech firms push Trump to allow sales to Huawei, set up White House meeting next week Tech companies are asking the administration to allow sales of chips and other parts for Huawei-made smartphones and laptops, arguing such sales won’t hurt U.S. national security, according to people familiar with the matter....
07:26 2019-07-19

White House Report Card: Trump tariffs working, 2020 reelection looking difficult This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump buoyed by his tariff threat on Mexico working but Democratic attacks escalating. And new Zogby Analytics polling shows that he is in trouble in key swing states where former Vice President Joe Biden is polling well....
22:00 2019-06-15

Former White House Officials Say President Trump ‘Is Lying’ Over Claims Obama Tried to Meet With Kim Jong Un Two former high-level White House officials flatly denied President Donald Trump’s claims on Sunday that President Barack Obama repeatedly sought meetings with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. In a joint news conference with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, President Trump claimed that his ...
00:00 2019-07-01

Matteo Salvini, the closest thing Western Europe has to Trump, coming to White House Italy's deputy prime minister — who is visiting Washington this weekend — is proving that perhaps the best way to have decent relations with Trump’s administration is to be a little bit like the president himself....
02:00 2019-06-15

Democrats sue to compel ex-White House counsel McGahn's testimony in Trump-Russia probe 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....
01:13 2019-08-08

White House to host discussion on violent online extremism – but Trump isn't expected to attend The White House will host technology companies on Friday for a discussion about the rise of violent online extremism days after the El Paso massacre....
23:39 2019-08-07

Trump Meets Apollo 11 Astronauts Buzz Aldrin, Mike Collins In White House US President Donald Trump welcomed surviving Apollo 11 crew members Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins to the White House on Friday, on the eve of the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing....
23:52 2019-07-19

Michael Wolff Accuses Trump of Making Anti-Semitic Remark in New White House Tell-All Michael Wolff, the infamous grifter/writer whose bestselling book Fire and Fury both shocked White House insiders and flopped on the speaking circuit, is back....
17:39 2019-05-28

White House Economic Adviser Confirms President Trump’s Interest in Buying Greenland (WASHINGTON) — White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow is confirming that President Donald Trump “wants to take a look at” buying Greenland, although the semi-autonomous territory of Denmark has said it’s not for sale. Kudlow tells “Fox News Sunday” that he won&...
23:13 2019-08-19

El Paso 'hero' arrested by Secret Service before meeting Trump at White House: report A Texas man touted as a hero following last month's mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, was detained by Secret Service agents upon his arrival at the White House on Monday due to an outstanding criminal warrant, according to a report....
09:39 2019-09-12

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving the Trump administration AP Photo/Evan Vucci White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will leave the Trump administration at the end of the month after serving the president for more than three years. Trump praised Sanders and encouraged her to follow her father's footsteps in Arkansas politics in a tweet announ...
00:26 2019-06-14

Trump's 'chopper talk' news conferences blow away White House press corps: report Some reporters are complaining that President Trump’s recent "gaggles" on the White House lawn -- as Marine One’s helicopter rotors blare in the background -- make it more difficult for them to hold the president accountable and paints them in an unprofessional light, according to a report. ...
13:00 2019-08-23

Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry: White House U.S. President Donald Trump declared a State of Emergency in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, the White House said in a statement late on Thursday....
13:13 2019-07-12

Melania Trump breaks ground on White House tennis pavilion in midst of impeachment inquiry First lady Melania Trump stuck to her own agenda Tuesday, announcing the construction of a new tennis pavilion on the White House grounds.        ...
09:39 2019-10-09

Trump administration goes on attack-mode against Washington Post reporters, suggesting they should be banned from the White House Alex Wong/Getty Images President Donald Trump lashed out at two Washington Post reporters on Twitter, saying that since they wrote a critical story, they "shouldn't even be allowed" in the White House. Alongside Trump's tweet was a link to a Washington Examiner op-ed by White House Press Secretary ...
00:52 2019-09-08

Pro-Trump comedian Terrence K. Williams says Twitter sent him 'hateful conduct warning' on day of White House visit A conservative comedian lashed out on Twitter on Friday, saying the company sent him a "hateful conduct warning," which could affect his ability to tweet, on the same day he was to visit the White House for the Young Black Leadership Summit. ...
15:13 2019-10-06

Sean Spicer, Trump’s First White House Press Secretary, Joins the Dancing With the Stars Cast (NEW YORK) — Christie Brinkley, Hannah Brown of “The Bachelorette” and former White House press secretary Sean Spicer are among the contestants on the next season of “Dancing with the Stars.” ABC announced the celebrity lineup Wednesday on “Good Morning America.&#...
03:52 2019-08-22

Trump Says Mexico ‘Wants to Make a Deal’ as Mexican Officials Head to White House to Avoid Tariffs Marcelo Ebrard, the Mexican foreign minister, has been meeting with Washington officials all week as Mexico tries to head off President Trump’s threatened tariffs....
19:52 2019-06-05

White House Seemingly Doctored Graphic to Make Trump's Hurricane Dorian Error Seem True With Hurricane Dorian sweeping up the Eastern seaboard, President Donald Trump gave a brief update on the storm’s progress on Wednesday, in which he hauled out a nearly week-old graphic in an effort to justify his initial—totally incorrect—claim that Dorian was headed straight for Alabama....
06:13 2019-09-05

Trump is expected to drop in on White House tech meeting with Broadcom, Intel CEOs -sources Chief executives from chipmakers Intel and Broadcom will attend a Monday meeting at the White House to discuss Huawei's blacklisting and other topics, and President Donald Trump is expected to drop in even though the meeting was not on his official schedule, according to two people briefed on the ma...
20:01 2019-07-22

HUD Secretary Ben Carson and top Trump officials to visit California as White House ramps up homeless push Senior administration officials, including Housing Secretary Ben Carson, plan to visit Los Angeles in the coming days as part of President Trump’s push to crack down on homelessness in California, acc......
21:39 2019-09-13

HUD Secretary Ben Carson, other top Trump officials to visit California as White House ramps up homeless push The trip brings into sharp focus the Trump administration’s tightly held effort to spotlight and intervene in California’s growing homeless population....
02:52 2019-09-14

Fighting Impeachment: Trump Has Had Barron Bury Him Up To The Neck In The White House Lawn So That He Cannot Be Removed From Office Less than a day after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made the bombshell announcement that she’d be opening an official impeachment inquiry, President Donald Trump is already making it abundantly clear that he will not go down without a fight. In a brazen attempt to maintain his grip on the presidency, T...
05:13 2019-09-26

Trump is expected to drop in on White House tech meeting with Broadcom, Intel CEOs: sources Chief executives from chipmakers Intel and Broadcom will attend a Monday meeting at the White House to discuss Huawei's blacklisting and other topics, and President Donald Trump is expected to drop in even though the meeting was not on his official schedule, according to two people briefed on the ...
18:52 2019-07-22

White House Restricted Access to Calls Between Trump and Putin, Prince Muhammed bin Salman: Former Official (WASHINGTON) — The White House severely restricted distribution of memos detailing President Donald Trump’s calls with foreign leaders, including Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Saudi Arabia’s Mohammed bin Salman, in an effort to curtail the kind of leaks about such private conve...
17:26 2019-09-28

Trump expected to drop in on White House tech meeting with Broadcom, Intel CEOs: sources U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to drop in on a Monday meeting of top technology companies, including the CEOs of Intel Corp and Broadcom Inc, to discuss blacklisted Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and other topics, two people briefed on the matter said....
19:13 2019-07-22

Justice Department tells White House to preserve notes of Trump's calls with foreign leaders The Justice Department told White House personnel on Wednesday that they must preserve all notes regarding President Donald Trump's meetings and phone calls with foreign leaders....
11:13 2019-10-03

Sarah Sanders leaving as White House press secretary, Trump hints she may run for Arkansas governor Sanders, the woman who defended Trump through some of the most contentious chapters of his presidency, is leaving her post as the White House press secretary.        ...
02:00 2019-06-14

Trump meets with 'incredible' Indy 500 winner Pagenaud, team owner Penske at White House President Trump met with Indianapolis 500 winner Simon Pagenaud, Team Penske and team owner Roger Penske Monday at the White House, congratulating them on their dramatic victory last month....
02:26 2019-06-11

Whistleblower memo shows White House official saying Trump-Ukraine call was 'crazy' and 'frightening' The first Ukraine whistleblower wrote a two-page memo one day after the controversial phone call between President Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky detailing secondhand information provided by a White House official....
04:52 2019-10-09

‘It Sounds Horrible To Me.’ White House Releases Memo Summarizing Trump’s Call With Ukraine’s President (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump repeatedly prodded Ukraine’s new leader to work with Rudy Giuliani and the U.S. attorney general to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden, according to a rough transcript summarizing the call released Wednesday. In the call, Trump raised a...
18:39 2019-09-25

Trump Invites Consortium of Conservative Internet Trolls to The White House for 'Social Media Summit' As a part of President Donald Trump’s latest crusade promoting his misleading and misguided theories that social media companies are discriminating against conservatives, the White House is hosting a “social media summit” that will assemble several conservative voices.Read more......
04:26 2019-07-03

Flag burned in front of White House as tensions mount ahead of Trump's 'Salute to America' Multiple protestors were arrested in front of the White House on Thursday after an American flag was set ablaze in protest to President Trump’s “Salute to America” event scheduled to take place later in the evening....
04:39 2019-07-05

UPDATE 2-Trump expected to attend White House tech meeting where Huawei will be discussed -sources U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to drop in on a Monday meeting of top technology companies, including the chief executives of Intel Corp and Broadcom Inc, held to discuss blacklisted Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and other topics, two people briefed on the matter said....
22:26 2019-07-22

White House summit on social media gave a boost to key Trump supporters. They used it to attack Mueller. The bemoaning of social media suppression has proved to be an incredible marketing opportunity — and a route to stardom — for Trump’s right-wing provocateurs....
23:52 2019-07-24

Trump’s ‘Second Thoughts’ On China Trade War? The White House Says He Meant He Wished He’d Raised Tariffs Even Higher (BIARRITZ, France) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that he had second thoughts about escalating the trade war with China, but the White House later reversed that message saying the president was misinterpreted, and that his only regret in hiking tariffs is that he didn’t raise them ...
03:26 2019-08-26

Playboy's Brian Karem files lawsuit against Trump, Grisham for suspending White House pass Playboy magazine's White House correspondent filed a lawsuit against President Trump and White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham Tuesday in an effort to have his press pass restored....
02:13 2019-08-21

House plans to vote on condemning Trump's racist tweets – live Key adviser tries to deny Trump’s tweets were racistTrump responds: ‘I don’t have a racist bone in my body’Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.43pm BST The Associated Press is reporting that the Nuclear Regulatory Agency is looking to decrease inspections at nuclear power plants...
00:52 2019-07-17

Ex-Trump aide Corey Lewandowski to testify before House committee – live The judiciary committee will ask about potential obstruction of justice in what it is calling the first hearing of an impeachment investigationSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.58pm BST More talk in the halls of Congress about military strikes inside Iran...Lindsey Graham told ...
17:13 2019-09-17

Trump's new national security adviser is a 'nice guy', but poorly equipped for one of the toughest jobs in the White House, sources say Michael Campanella/Getty Images Robert O'Brien, Donald Trump's new national security adviser, is well respected and has proven himself before. But former colleagues of the US' former chief hostage negotiator say he lacks experience, is policy lightweight, and has little knowledge of international i...
21:13 2019-09-19

UPDATE 1-Trump expected to drop in on White House tech meeting with Broadcom, Intel CEOs -sources U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to drop in on a Monday meeting of top technology companies, including the CEOs of Intel Corp and Broadcom Inc, to discuss blacklisted Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and other topics, two people briefed on the matter said....
20:01 2019-07-22

White House invites Trump business allies to forum in search for a Middle East 'deal of the century' The meeting is part of Trump's plan to strike the "deal of the century" for Israeli-Palestinian peace. Colony Capital's Tom Barrack will attend....
19:52 2019-06-06

White House hopeful vows to overturn Trump ban on transgender troops as he promises to protect LGBTQ rights Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke has unveiled a plan to improve gay rights in the United States and overturn the Trump administration's ban on transgender troops....
04:00 2019-06-13

Toronto Raptors player Danny Green says it's a 'hard no' his team will visit Donald Trump's White House Fresh of his NBA championship with the Toronto Raptors, Danny Green, 32, says the team will most likely not accept a visit to the White House if offered by President Donald Trump. ...
04:39 2019-06-24

Acting DHS secretary praises White House deal with Mexico on immigration, defends Trump's tariff threat Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Sunday praised the recent deal reached by the United States and Mexico to handle the migration situation along the two countries’ shared border, while downplaying the criticism of President Trump for threatening to impose tariffs on...
18:00 2019-06-09

'Your actions are actually harming people': Ilhan Omar's activist daughter vows to kick Trump from White House The daughter of Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar threatened to vote President Trump out of office if his administration does not act to solve the "incredible crisis" of climate change....
17:39 2019-09-21

The Trump whistleblower raised concerns about the 'unusual' way the White House handled records of his call with Ukraine's president Drew Angerer/Getty Images The US intelligence official who filed a whistleblower complaint against President Donald Trump also raised concerns that the White House may have mishandled records of a July 25 phone call between Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, The New York Times report...
08:52 2019-09-26

President Trump issues White House invitation to Indy 500 winner Simon Pagenaud, Roger Penske From Japan, President Trump congratulates Simon Pagenaud on his Indianapolis 500 win, announces Team Penske will visit White House.        ...
08:26 2019-05-27

Donald Trump prodded Ukraine leader on Joe Biden claims, according to White House transcript of phone call President Donald Trump repeatedly prodded Ukraine's new leader to work with Rudy Giuliani and the US attorney general to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden, according to a rough transcript summarising the call....
21:39 2019-09-25

Read the White House’s Summary of Trump’s Ukraine Call That Triggered Fresh Impeachment Inquiry Calls The White House on Wednesday released its summary of a July phone call between President Donald Trump and his Ukrainian counterpart that has triggered fresh calls for an impeachment inquiry from the highest echelons of Congressional Democratic leadership. The summary, which is a not a “verbati...
18:39 2019-09-25

President Trump Invited a Cartoonist Known for ‘Anti-Semitic’ Images to a White House Social Media Summit While Facebook and Twitter are reportedly still waiting for their invites, President Donald Trump has invited a cartoonist accused of creating “a blatantly anti-Semitic” illustration to a Social Media Summit at the White House. Artist Ben Garrison, whose work often display alt-right them...
22:52 2019-07-07

The White House Paid an Irish Funeral Home $1 Million to Rent Limos for Trump’s Visit, Report Says The Trump administration reportedly paid an Irish funeral home almost $1 million to rent four limousines during the President’s two-day trip to Ireland this week. The $935,033 total was paid in four installments to a family-owned business called JP Ward & Sons, according to the Guardian, which...
10:52 2019-06-06

Madonna’s ‘older white woman’ letter from Tupac will be sold Tupac Shakur’s revealing break-up letter to Madonna is finally hitting the auction block July 17. The pop icon waged a lengthy court battle, but the New York Supreme Court ultimately ruled that the three-page, hand-written letter now belongs to the auction company Gotta Have It! Collectibles. ...
17:52 2019-07-11

President Donald Trump welcomes Australia leader Scott Morrison to White House for 2nd official state visit President Donald Trump welcomed Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison to the White House Friday, for just the second official state visit of his presidency....
23:39 2019-09-20

'We train our boys to be killing machines': Trump announces White House review of Green Beret murder case President Trump defended a former Green Beret charged with murdering a suspected Taliban bomb-maker, announcing that the White House is reviewing the case....
08:13 2019-10-13

Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci compared Trump to a melting nuclear reactor and said he might need to be replaced in 2020 Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci, who served the Trump administration for less than two weeks in 2017, compared President Donald Trump to a melting nuclear reactor and said Republicans may need to throw their support behind another candid...
02:13 2019-08-14

Immigrant Workers Fired From President Trump’s Golf Clubs Seeking White House Meeting To Avoid Deportation (NEW YORK) — A group of immigrant workers fired from President Donald Trump’s golf clubs say they want to meet with him at the White House to make the case that they should not be deported. The 21 maids, groundskeepers and other workers fired earlier this year from five of Trump’s ...
02:26 2019-07-06

Biden accuses Trump of putting 'personal politics above his sacred oath' after White House releases Ukraine transcript Former Vice President Joe Biden hit back at President Trump, accusing him of putting "personal politics above his sacred oath" after transcripts of a controversial call between the commander-in-chief and the president of Ukraine were released by the White House on Wednesday. ...
09:39 2019-09-26

Trump suggests House intelligence chair should face 'arrest for treason' – live news Trump hits out at Adam Schiff over impeachment inquirySanders to roll out new proposal on chief executive pay 3.13pm BST Despite an avalanche of fact-checks, Trump is still repeating his favorite falsehoods about his call with the Ukrainian president.Very simple! I was looking for Corruption and al...
16:39 2019-09-30

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....
22:39 2019-08-06

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....
02:39 2019-08-08

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....
21:39 2019-05-21

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....
03:13 2019-06-05

Adam Schiff says White House ‘hijacked’ House Russia probe transcripts The White House has "hijacked" transcripts from the House Intelligence Committee's Republican-led Russia investigation, delaying their release for months, Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) told colleagues in a closed-door meeting last week.The committee authorized the release of its 53 witness intervi...
22:13 2019-09-26

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...
04:13 2019-06-05

Running up the score in House races could deliver White House to Democrats An analysis by Third Way of all 235 districts held by Democrats identified the high-value political targets for the party — for the presidency and control of the House and Senate....
14:26 2019-09-21

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...
19:13 2019-06-04

House Democrats Subpoena White House as Part of Impeachment Inquiry House Democrats investigating the role of White House officials in pressuring their Ukrainian counterparts to do political propaganda work for Donald Trump have sent a subpoena letter to the White House’s acting chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney....
22:39 2019-10-05

House Oversight Committee subpoenas White House in impeachment inquiry The House Oversight Committee subpoenaed the White House late Friday, with the Democratic chairmen of three House committees saying that President Trump "has chosen the path of defiance, obstruction, and cover-up" in response to the ongoing impeachment inquiry....
02:00 2019-10-05

U.S. House speaker: Drug pricing plan should be priority for White House House Democrats' plan to help lower the cost of medicines should be a priority for the White House, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters on Thursday at an event unveiling their prescription drug pricing plan....
22:26 2019-09-19

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...
18:00 2019-06-04

Running the roadblock: House Democrats seeking way around White House on impeachment Facing a White House vowing to block the U.S. House of Representatives' impeachment inquiry, Democratic congressional leaders on Thursday were plotting the next moves in their probe of President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine....
08:26 2019-10-10

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...
20:13 2019-08-26

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....
05:00 2019-07-16

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....
23:39 2019-07-01

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....
19:39 2019-06-27

White House attempting gambit to slow House impeachment push President Donald Trump's bitter fight against an impeachment inquiry has not slowed down the Democrats' push to investigate whether he sought personal political gain by urging Ukraine to probe Democratic opponent Joe Biden....
08:52 2019-10-04

House Judiciary Committee subpoenas ex-White House aide Rob Porter The House Judiciary Committee on Monday subpoenaed former White House aide Rob Porter as part of its investigation into whether President Trump obstructed justice during former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation....
22:13 2019-08-26

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn is a no-show at a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, defying a subpoena for his testimony. President Donald Trump directed McGahn to ignore the committee’s subpoena to testify on Tuesday. A lawyer for McGahn said he would fol...
18:13 2019-05-21

House Democrats subpoena the White House and Mike Pence as part of impeachment inquiry House Democrats subpoenaed the White House and Vice President Mike Pence, asking for documents relating to President Donald Trump's July call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. That call, during which Trump urged Zelensky to investigate Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden and his son for corr...
12:13 2019-10-05

House Democrats subpoena Pentagon, White House budget office for Ukraine documents U.S. House Democrats on Monday issued subpoenas to the Pentagon and the White House budget office as part of their impeachment inquiry, requesting documents related to U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withhold military assistance for Ukraine....
20:00 2019-10-07

Seeking Ukraine Aid Records, House Subpoenas White House Budget Office and Pentagon House Democrats are looking for information that could reveal whether President Trump’s decision to withhold security aid from Ukraine was tied to his bid to pressure its government to investigate rivals....
21:39 2019-10-07

House Democrats subpoena White House for Ukraine documents as part of impeachment inquiry The House Oversight, Foreign Affairs and Intelligence committees, notified the White House Friday evening in a letter to President Donald Trump's acting chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney.        ...
03:00 2019-10-05

House Democrats subpoena ex-White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson Donaldson was chief of staff to former White House counsel Don McGahn, who on Tuesday defied the Judiciary panel's subpoena to testify about special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Hicks is the former White House communications director....
23:26 2019-05-21

House Dems subpoena Pentagon, White House budget office in impeachment inquiry The chairmen of three powerful House committees on Monday issued subpoenas to the Pentagon and the White House Office of Management and Budget for documents relating to President Trump’s July phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, in the latest escalation of Democrats' impeachment i...
02:13 2019-10-08

National Security Crisis: President Trump’s New Ponytail Is Stuck In The White House Fax Machine After He Tried To Fax An Image Of It To Xi Jinping To Make Him Jealous In recent months, the Trump administration has continued to apply pressure to the already contentious relationship between the U.S. and China, but the President’s latest maneuver may have just backfired in a major way: President Trump’s new ponytail is currently stuck in the White House fax machine ...
10:39 2019-06-15

Watch live: Ex-Trump campaign chief Corey Lewandowski denies collusion at House hearing Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski said he doesn't recall having conversations with foreign entities nor did he collude with foreign attempts to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election....
21:39 2019-09-17

House panel votes to hold Trump officials in contempt over census citizenship question – live Democrats voted in oversight committee to hold William Barr and Wilbur Ross in contempt over failure to supply documents relating to the questionSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 9.57pm BST I’m handing over to my colleague Vivian Ho in San Francisco now. 9.48pm BST House Democrat...
23:13 2019-06-12

Live updates: Trump dodges questions on China, House panels subpoena Defense and OMB documents After saying the House speaker should be impeached on Sunday night, Trump asserts again Monday that his call with the leader of Ukraine had been perfect....
04:26 2019-10-08

White House says it will not cooperate with House impeachment inquiry; Democrats subpoena State Dept. official The U.S. ambassador to the European Union was ordered by the State Department not to testify Tuesday as a newly released Washington Post-Schar School poll finds public opinion has shifted quickly against the president....
08:26 2019-10-09

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....
02:01 2019-07-25

House Democrats subpoena White House, Mike Pence House Democrats subpoenaed the White House and Vice President Mike Pence on Friday for documents related to their impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine....
07:26 2019-10-05

White House orders two former aides to defy House subpoenas The White House has instructed two former aides to President Donald Trump not to appear at a House Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday, saying Rick Dearborn and Rob Porter are "absolutely immune" from testifying at what the panel is calling its first impeachment hearing....
13:13 2019-09-17

House Democrats subpoena White House for Ukraine documents Three top House Democrats subpoenaed the White House on Friday night seeking documents related to President Donald Trump's efforts to pressure Ukrainian officials to target his political rivals, a dramatic escalation of the impeachment fight with the president. The subpoena was sent to acting White...
07:00 2019-10-05

U.S. House Democrats subpoena White House in impeachment inquiry Three Democratic committee chairmen of the U.S. House of Representatives said on Friday they had subpoenaed the White House for documents related to their impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump....
04:13 2019-10-05

White House calls House impeachment probe unconstitutional The White House on Tuesday rejected an impeachment inquiry launched by Democrats in the House of Representatives as "constitutionally invalid" and said it would refuse to cooperate with the probe absent a vote of the full House....
08:00 2019-10-09

House Democrats subpoena White House in impeachment inquiry Three Democratic committee chairmen of the U.S. House of Representatives said on Friday they had subpoenaed the White House for documents related to their impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump....
11:13 2019-10-05

House Democrats to Subpoena White House for Ukraine Documents (WASHINGTON) — House Democrats pursuing an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump say they will subpoena the White House on Friday for documents related to his dealings with Ukraine, citing “flagrant disregard” of their previous requests for information. House Oversight and ...
17:39 2019-10-02

House Democrats subpoena White House over Ukraine documents Top Democrats also seek records from Mike PenceTrump demands full House vote on impeachment inquiryHouse Democrats have subpoenaed the White House demanding documents that could shed light on Trump’s efforts to pressure Ukraine, in the latest escalation of their impeachment investigation into the pr...
01:39 2019-10-05

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....
12:52 2019-05-22

Lindsey Graham, one of Trump's staunchest defenders, is slamming the president over his decision to pull out of northern Syria and says the White House is lying about ISIS Reuters/Joshua Roberts Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, a consistently passionate supporter of President Donald Trump, slammed the president over his decision to pull US troops out of northeastern Syria to allow Turkey to invade the region. "I hope I'm making myself clear how shortsighted & irrespo...
16:13 2019-10-07

Mike Pompeo says he sent letter in response to House Democrats' subpoena Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday said he sent a letter to House Democrats in response to their subpoena for documents related to an impeachment inquiry....
02:00 2019-10-06

The White House reportedly tried to conceal transcripts of Trump's calls with other world leaders, including Russia's Putin and Saudi Arabia's Mohammad bin Salman The White House tried to conceal the contents of phone calls between Trump and other world leaders, including Russia's Putin and Saudi Arabia's Mohammad bin Salman, CNN and The New York Times reported. Trump is currently under fire a call asking Ukraine to investigate an election rival and allegatio...
15:00 2019-09-28

Major Security Crisis: The Rooster That’s Loose In The White House Is No Longer Afraid Of The Jack-O’-Lantern President Trump Put Outside The Oval Office To Scare It Away A national security crisis is currently unfolding in Washington, D.C. that could alter the course of American history forever: According to the Secret Service, the rooster that’s currently loose in the White House is no longer afraid of the jack-o’-lantern that President Trump put outside the Oval O...
06:39 2019-09-19

White House Ghoul Stephen Miller Tries to Distract from Trump’s Racism—With More Racism White House senior policy adviser and epic hack Stephen Miller has the personal attributes of being extremely arrogant and, at the same time, not very bright....
23:39 2019-07-21

Jerry Springer: President Trump 'took my show and brought it to the White House' Jerry Springer said the reality-show world of President Trump's administration was influenced by his long-running talk show.        ...
23:39 2019-09-12

White House 'tried to hide Trump call details in top secret computer system' Senior White House officials tried to "lock down" all details of a phone call between Donald Trump and the Ukrainian president, according to a whistleblower complaint against the US president....
06:26 2019-09-27

'He will not go to sleep': White House staffers reportedly dread foreign trips with Trump aboard Air Force One, where he holds meetings at odd hours and constantly watches Fox News Kevin Lamarque/Reuters White House officials dread flying with President Donald Trump on long foreign trips, according to CNN. Five current and former officials who have traveled aboard Air Force One described a restless president who spends a lot of time watching cable news and reviewing media co...
22:26 2019-05-25

Sadiq Khan brands Donald Trump '6ft 3 child in White House' as feud continues Sadiq Khan's feud with Donald Trump showed no sign of relenting as the Mayor of London branded the US president a "six-foot-three child in the White House"....
16:26 2019-06-22

Celebrating An Icon: President Trump Has Invited Joe Camel To The White House In Honor Of Being The Coolest Camel He Has Ever Heard Of Well, this is a pretty huge deal. Donald Trump just rolled out the red carpet in a major way for someone he apparently holds in very high esteem: President Trump has just invited former Camel cigarette mascot Joe Camel to the White House in honor of being the coolest camel he has ever heard of....
04:52 2019-08-29

Live updates: House Democrats subpoena Giuliani associates; Trump to hold first campaign rally since launch of impeachment inquiry As the latest developments played out, the president lashed out at Fox News for its new poll showing 51 percent of voters want him removed from office....
20:13 2019-10-10

An Open Letter to the White Couple Who Wrote a Penn State Football Player About His 'Awful' and 'Disgusting' Hair Penn State University has responded to a letter that was reportedly penned by a stale two-pack of allegedly college-educated Saltines condemning the player’s “awful” and “disgusting” natural hair....
02:00 2019-10-09

Final Fantasy XV's Lead Designer's New Game Is A Love Letter To Live Music No Straight Roads is a rhythm game inspired by the strong visual storytelling of Psychonauts. Playing it feels like rocking out in front of a surreal, vibrant crowd. At E3 last week, I was able to play a short demo that included the first boss fight, and as someone who also loves live music, I was p...
23:39 2019-06-18

White House 'ordered USS ship named after John McCain to be kept away from Donald Trump' on visit to Japan The White House ordered the US Navy to keep a warship named after late senator John McCain out of Donald Trump's sight during his trip to Japan, officials have said....
14:00 2019-05-30

Live updates: House Democrats subpoena Perry, Giuliani associates; Trump to hold first campaign rally since impeachment inquiry launch As the latest developments played out, the president lashed out at Fox News for its new poll showing 51 percent of voters want him removed from office....
05:00 2019-10-11

‘My Position is Clear.’ George Conway, Husband of Trump Counselor Kellyanne Conway, Believes White House Staffers Should Quit Their Jobs During a newly-released podcast interview, attorney George Conway, the husband of President Trump’s counselor Kellyanne Conway, suggested that Trump’s closest advisers should step down amid the impeachment inquiry. George Conway was previously involved with legal work undertaken against ...
23:52 2019-10-10

Teleprompter Trump meets Twitter Trump as the president responds to mass slayings A unifying message Monday stood in stark contrast to more than 21/2 years of name-calling, demonizing minorities and inflaming racial animus, much of it on Twitter....
03:39 2019-08-06

Chris Collins’ resignation letter is read on House floor ahead of expected guilty plea Hours before disgraced GOP Rep. Chris Collins was expected to plead guilty in Manhattan federal court to insider trading charges Tuesday, his resignation letter was read on the House floor. Collins, who represents the Buffalo area, sent his resignation letter on Monday to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ...
17:26 2019-10-01

'Trump radiates insecurity': UK to investigate leak of ambassador's scathing takes on White House When asked about the leaked remarks, President Donald Trump told reporters that Ambassador Kim Darroch "has not served the U.K. well."        ...
05:52 2019-07-08

Raptors' Danny Green on potentially visiting Donald Trump White House: 'Hard no' An NBA champion hasn't been to the White House since 2016. It appears the Raptors will make it three consecutive years without the customary visit.       ...
12:13 2019-06-23

Joe Biden dubs Trump's White House 'bully pulpit', speaks out against anti-LGBTQ law Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden bashes Trump administration for setting a poor example on human rights.        ...
23:00 2019-06-02

Most House impeachment inquiry backers are Pelosi's investigators Speaker Nancy Pelosi has a ready-made reply when pressed on impeaching President Donald Trump: Democrats have tasked six powerful committees with investigating Trump’s conduct, and they’ll “follow the facts” to chart a course for the House. But a POLITICO review of those six committees reveals that...
22:39 2019-06-27

Why now? The moments that moved Pelosi and House Democrats toward impeachment. Democratic support for impeachment has grown in fits and starts, often corresponding to key junctures in the many investigations of President Trump. Here's how the momentum built....
08:26 2019-09-25

‘Regrets is not what I do’: Pelosi defends her comment about four House women The House speaker said she was not sorry about comments she made this weekend that Democrats say were dismissive of four liberal freshmen and their border bill vote....
21:52 2019-07-10

House Democrats, With Pelosi’s Support, Will Consider a Commission on Reparations A bill backed by nearly 60 House Democrats would create a panel to develop proposals and a “national apology” to repair the lingering effects of slavery....
03:00 2019-06-19

Trump's pick for UN post flips on climate change, breaks with White House: 'real risk' to planet Kelly Knight Craft, Trump's pick for UN post, called climate change a "real risk" to the planet that she would take seriously.        ...
19:00 2019-06-19

House Speaker Pelosi calls on U.S. to de-escalate tensions with Iran U.S. House of Representatives' Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday called for the United States to de-escalate tensions with Iran, after top lawmakers attended a White House briefing on the downing of an American drone by Tehran....
00:00 2019-06-21

House Dems defend Nancy Pelosi amid spat with AOC A number of Democrats stood by Nancy Pelosi Thursday after Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused the speaker of singling her out based on race. “I think the speaker is doing a hell of job under some very trying and tough circumstances,” Rep. Val Demings (D-Fla.) said. “I first met her in 2011. You c...
05:13 2019-07-12

House to 'reluctantly' back Senate border aid bill: Pelosi Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday gave up on an effort to add additional migrant protections to a Senate-passed border aid bill, with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi saying it was urgent to secure the funds the legislation would provide....
04:13 2019-06-28

House Democrats Are Openly Fighting With Nancy Pelosi About Impeachment In a closed-room meeting on Monday, House Democratic leadership, including members of the House Judiciary Committee battled with Speaker Nancy Pelosi over impeaching Donald Trump, or at the very least opening an inquiry into impeachment, according to multiple reports....
16:13 2019-05-21

House Speaker Pelosi tells her Democrats to kill the tweets U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged unity among fellow Democrats in the face of battles over the direction of the party and warned members to ditch Twitter and keep their disagreements private....
04:00 2019-07-11

Pelosi dismisses clout of AOC, House progressives in ‘Twitter world’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi dismissed the Twitter-dependent influence of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her progressive colleagues for voting against an emergency aid package for the southern border. “All these people have their public whatever and their Twitter world,” the California Democrat tol...
02:26 2019-07-08

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi says Attorney General Barr "has gone rogue" U.S. Attorney General William Barr and the U.S. Justice Department have gone "rogue", U.S. House Speaker Pelosi said on Friday, days after opening an impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump over allegations that the president solicited Ukraine to interfere in the 2020 U.S. election....
16:39 2019-09-27

House Speaker Pelosi accuses U.S. Attorney General of going 'rogue' House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday accused U.S. Attorney General William Barr of going "rogue" in the Justice Department's handling of a whistleblower report that President Donald Trump solicited a political favor from Ukraine's president that could help him get re-elected....
16:39 2019-09-27

Pelosi says she would like to have U.S. debt limit proposal on House floor by July 25 U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday she would like to have a proposal on raising the U.S. debt ceiling on the House floor by July 25....
19:52 2019-07-17

Northwest Fire responds to house fire in Dove Mountain MARANA — Northwest Fire and other firefighters responded to a house fire in Dove Mountain Sunday evening. Fire on Secret Bluff is out. Crews checking for hotspots. Smoke damage to the homes interior will cause the residents to be displaced. Fire investigators are on scene. pic.twitter.com/jRz...
07:00 2019-06-10

Nancy Pelosi teases statement on impeachment inquiry – live news Sackler family face opioids court hearing in MassachusettsEric Garner case in spotlight after Democratic debateSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.41pm BST Donald Trump has slapped more sanctions on Russia in connection with the 2018 poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daug...
17:00 2019-08-02

AOC pushes back at Pelosi, says House speaker's belittling of progressives 'puzzling' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., fired back Tuesday at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., saying she found remarks by the leader of their party's caucus "puzzling" after Pelosi dismissed her and three other progressives who'd voted against a $4.6 billion border aid package at the end of Jun...
04:39 2019-07-10

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi unveils proposal to lower drug prices U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat, proposed legislation on Thursday to allow the federal government to negotiate the prices of hundreds of prescription drugs, and said she hoped for support from Republican President Donald Trump....
22:26 2019-09-19

House to hold contempt vote on Barr, Ross next week: Pelosi The U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on whether to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr and U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for failing to comply with congressional subpoenas over the 2020 census, House Speakers Nancy Pelosi said....
22:13 2019-07-11

House Speaker Pelosi to meet with Representative Ocasio-Cortez next week House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will meet on July 25 with U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a freshman lawmaker who has clashed with Republican President Donald Trump and her own Democratic leadership, a Pelosi aide said on Thursday....
02:13 2019-07-19

House Progressive Caucus leader: Pelosi comments about AOC, others weren't helpful Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., the co-chair of the House Progressive Caucus, suggested Friday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., hurt the progressive cause when she downplayed the influence of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and other freshman lawmakers....
06:39 2019-07-14

Rural Metro Fire responds to house fire TUCSON-Rural Metro Firefighters responded to a house fire in the area of Country Club and Alvord mid-afternoon on Saturday. Officials say one of the home owners is still missing three dogs that are believed to have escaped during the fire. Crews were able to put out the fire within ten minutes. Tucs...
05:00 2019-10-13

Tensions flare over Pelosi’s comments about four House Democratic women and border bill The speaker faced criticism from some of the four first-term lawmakers as animosity over the emergency aid package lingered in the Democratic caucus....
11:00 2019-07-08

House Speaker Pelosi says she's seeking budget, debt deal before August recess U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she is seeking to finalize a deal to raise the debt ceiling and resolve an impasse over the budget before the August congressional break, the Washington Post reported on Thursday....
03:39 2019-07-12

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Attorney General William Barr has 'gone rogue' Barr is mentioned in an explosive whistleblower complaint accusing Trump of "using the power of his office to solicit interference from a foreign country in the 2020 U.S. election."...
19:00 2019-09-27

Conway blasts Nancy Pelosi for losing control of her 'temper' and her House caucus White House counselor Kellyanne Conway blasted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Monday, claiming the top Democrat "lost control of her temper" and her caucus. ...
15:52 2019-06-10

‘I wish we waited a little longer’: Some House Democrats fret as Pelosi forges ahead with impeachment Dozens of House Democrats have stopped short of endorsing the impeachment inquiry, fearing it could improve Trump’s chances of reelection and imperil their own....
12:26 2019-09-26

Nancy Pelosi Sends House Into Chaos by Violating Worst Rule in Congress Any regular reader of Splinter will know that we are generally not big fans of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. But credit where credit is due: on Tuesday, Pelosi—either inadvertently or purposefully—exposed one of the dumber and more pernicious rules of decorum in the House of Representatives....
22:52 2019-07-16