Stories tagged: white house
UPDATED: Sat., April 29, 2017, 10:51 a.m.
In Trump’s absence, ‘nerd prom’ challenged by Samantha Bee’s bash
Washington’s once-glitzy “nerd prom” is about to get overshadowed.
UPDATED: Tue., April 25, 2017, 7:32 p.m.
Trump’s ‘sanctuary-city’ order blocked by federal judge in San Francisco
A federal judge in San Francisco dealt the Trump administration another legal blow Tuesday, temporarily halting President Donald Trump’s threat to withhold federal funding from cities and towns that refuse …
UPDATED: Mon., April 17, 2017, 3:01 p.m.
Trump welcomes 21,000 to his first Easter Egg Roll
President Donald Trump has welcomed families to the White House for the annual Easter Egg Roll.
Fri., April 14, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Trump’s White House will keep its guest book secret
The Trump administration will keep the records of who visits the White House secret, ending a practice started under the Obama administration of partially releasing visitor logs, a White House …
UPDATED: Sun., April 9, 2017, 9:58 p.m.
Lawsuit seeks White House visitor logs
A coalition of government watchdog groups plans to sue the Trump administration on Monday with the aim of compelling the White House to continue President Barack Obama’s practice of releasing …
Mon., April 3, 2017, 2:56 p.m.
Don’t look for Congress to quickly pass overhaul of tax code
After their humiliating loss on health care, Republicans in Congress could use a quick victory on a big issue. It won’t be an overhaul of the tax code.
Mon., April 3, 2017, 12:58 p.m.
National Archives to White House: Save all Trump tweets
The National Archives and Records Administration has told the White House to keep each of President Donald Trump’s tweets, even those he deletes or corrects, and the White House has …
Sun., April 2, 2017, midnight
Eli Lake: Nunes’ dishonesty undermines larger issue
It strains credulity to think that Trump would need Nunes to tell him about intelligence reports discovered by people who work in the White House.
UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017, 6:29 p.m.
White House to share financial information about top staff
The White House said it will share financial information about some top staff members on its website late Friday.
Wed., March 29, 2017, 3:27 p.m.
Ivanka Trump to become official White House employee
Ivanka Trump is officially joining her father’s administration as an unpaid employee, after her plans to serve in a more informal capacity were questioned by ethics experts.
Tue., March 28, 2017, 9:44 a.m.
Secret Service examines suspicious package near White House
The Secret Service says they have taken a man into custody who was carrying a package near the White House after he made suspicious comments to an officer.
UPDATED: Mon., March 27, 2017, 3:28 p.m.
Kushner to lead overhaul initiative
President Donald Trump plans to unveil a new White House office on Monday with sweeping authority to overhaul the federal bureaucracy and fulfill key campaign promises – such as reforming …
Sun., March 26, 2017, 4:34 p.m.
Officials: Everett woman accused of jumping White House fence tries again, at Treasury
The Secret Service said a woman who got tangled up by her shoelaces after trying to jump the White House fence last week has been arrested again after a similar …
UPDATED: Sun., March 26, 2017, 10:40 p.m.
Two months out of office, Barack Obama is having a post-presidency like no other
The first cocktail party at Barack Obama’s new office last month was certainly more casual than any he had hosted in recent years. The wine bore a random assortment of …
Sat., March 25, 2017, 9:49 p.m.
White House aide Boris Epshteyn expected to leave communications post
Boris Epshteyn, a onetime surrogate for President Donald Trump who became a White House aide, is expected to depart from his post.
Wed., March 22, 2017, 5:15 p.m.
Officials: White House fence jumper caught by shoelaces
The U.S. Secret Service said a woman who tried to climb over the White House fence was found dangling from it by her shoelaces.
UPDATED: Sat., March 18, 2017, 7:13 p.m.
Spicer: Secret Service stops attempted White House intrusion
The White House said Saturday that an individual was apprehended after jumping a low metal barrier just outside the White House fence, a week after an intrusion raised questions about …
Tue., March 14, 2017, 11:56 p.m.
White House tries to salvage GOP health care proposal as criticism mounts
The White House launched an intensive effort Tuesday to salvage support for the Republican plan to revise the Affordable Care Act, even as a growing number of lawmakers weighed in …
UPDATED: Tue., March 14, 2017, 11:43 p.m.
Trump paid $38 million in income taxes in 2005, the White House says
President Donald Trump paid $38 million in federal income taxes in 2005 on an income of $150 million, according to a partial tax return released Tuesday by MSNBC host Rachel …
UPDATED: Sat., March 11, 2017, 8:17 p.m.
Trump praises arrest of ‘troubled person’ at White House
President Donald Trump said Saturday that the U.S. Secret Service did a “fantastic job” apprehending a “troubled person” who got onto the White House grounds after climbing a fence on …
UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017, 9:59 p.m.
Trump transition, but not Trump, knew Flynn might register as foreign agent, White House says
President Donald Trump was not aware that former national security adviser Michael Flynn previously acted as an agent of the Turkish government, the White House said Friday while sidestepping questions …
Thu., March 9, 2017, 10:56 p.m.
White House: Trump unaware of Flynn’s foreign agent work
President Donald Trump was not aware that his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, had worked to further the interests of the government of Turkey before appointing him, the White …
Tue., March 7, 2017, 12:20 p.m.
Trump welcomes first wave of White House tourists
A jovial Donald Trump greeted the first wave of tourists to the White House since his inauguration Tuesday. Hillary Clinton was there, too – at least in spirit.
UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 3:06 p.m.
Analysis: Four claims the Trump White House made about its travel ban that now look silly
President Donald Trump on Monday took his second crack at a travel ban executive order. He signed a scaled-back version of the previous executive order, which was halted by the …
UPDATED: Sun., March 5, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
Trump seeks Congress’ help on wiretap claim; FBI disputes it
President Donald Trump turned to Congress on Sunday for help finding evidence to support his unsubstantiated claim that former President Barack Obama had Trump’s telephones tapped during the election. Obama’s …
UPDATED: Thu., March 2, 2017, 4:07 p.m.
Tom Hanks keeps buying new coffee machines for the White House press gallery
If the White House is at war with the news media, it looks as though the fourth estate has an A-list ally in the fight: Actor Tom Hanks, who delivered …
Wed., March 1, 2017, midnight
Trudy Rubin: Foreign policy battle at White House
There are glaring the glaring contradictions between the uber-nationalist views of President Trump and those of the foreign policy team he’s appointed.
Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 11:17 p.m.
AP sources: White House to propose slashing agency budgets
WASHINGTON – The White House is moving to propose slashing cuts to longtime Republican targets like the Environmental Protection Agency in a set of marching orders to agencies as it …
Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, 7:48 a.m.
Commentary: Skipping White House celebrations is disrespectful
I am embarrassed to admit I am not a political person and don’t pay much attention to political issues. But I want to make that clear at the top. Maybe …
Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, 7 a.m.
Trump’s hardline immigration rhetoric runs into obstacles – including Trump
The Trump administration’s attempts to translate the president’s hardline campaign rhetoric on immigration into reality have run into two major roadblocks: the complexity of reshaping a sprawling immigration system and …