Stories tagged: white house
Mon., Aug. 5, 2019
A yearslong, $64 million project to install a taller fence around the White House has begun and is obscuring prime views of the executive mansion.
Mon., July 8, 2019, 11:51 a.m.
A slow-moving rainstorm Monday washed out roads, stranded drivers and soaked basements, including the White House’s, during a chaotic morning commute in the national capital region.
Tue., July 2, 2019, 11:10 a.m.
Vice President Mike Pence has abruptly canceled a planned trip to New Hampshire, but the White House and his office refuse to say why.
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 12:51 p.m.
Former President Jimmy Carter said Friday he believes President Donald Trump actually lost the 2016 election and is president only because of Russian interference.
UPDATED: Thu., June 27, 2019, 7:08 p.m.
Megan Rapinoe said Thursday that she stands by previous comments that she would not visit the White House if the United States wins the Women’s World Cup.
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019, 4:29 p.m.
The House Oversight Committee on Wednesday approved a subpoena to force White House counselor Kellyanne Conway to appear before the panel as it looks into allegations that she repeatedly violated …
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019, 9:02 p.m.
President Donald Trump called out U.S. women’s national team co-captain Megan Rapinoe after a video surfaced on social media in which she used profanity when she said she wasn’t going …
UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019, 4:27 p.m.
Melania Trump announced Tuesday that her longtime spokesman and confidante will succeed Sarah Sanders as White House press secretary.
Sat., June 22, 2019, 4:53 p.m.
The White House has unveiled the economic portion of its much-anticipated “deal of the century” peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians
UPDATED: Thu., June 13, 2019, 3:08 p.m.
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders will be leaving the Trump administration at the end of the month.
Thu., June 13, 2019, 11:45 a.m.
The House Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates as part of its investigation into Russian interference in …
UPDATED: Thu., June 13, 2019, 3:11 p.m.
Taking unprecedented action, a federal watchdog agency recommended Thursday that President Donald Trump fire one of his most ardent defenders, counselor Kellyanne Conway, for repeatedly violating a law that limits …
UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019, 4:02 p.m.
The Trump administration is ending medical research by government scientists that uses human fetal tissue, overriding the advice of scientists who say it has led to life-saving medical advances and …
UPDATED: Tue., June 4, 2019, 4:27 p.m.
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 …
Mon., June 3, 2019, 12:06 p.m.
President Donald Trump says the White House’s top economist is leaving soon.
UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019, 5:13 p.m.
House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler gaveled open a Trump-Russia hearing Tuesday with an empty witness chair and a stern warning that former White House Counsel Don McGahn will be held …
UPDATED: Mon., May 20, 2019, 4:11 p.m.
President Donald Trump directed his former White House Counsel Don McGahn to defy a congressional subpoena Monday, citing a Justice Department legal opinion that maintains McGahn would have immunity from …
UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 11:48 a.m.
Congressional leaders are receiving a classified briefing on Iran as members of both parties demand more information on the White House’s claims of rising threats in the Middle East.
Wed., May 15, 2019, 6:06 p.m.
The White House has launched an online form asking people to share their experiences if they think “political bias” has led to their posts being removed from social media sites …
UPDATED: Thu., May 9, 2019, 4:53 p.m.
President Donald Trump honored the World Series champion Boston Red Sox – well, some of them – at the White House on Thursday, but made no mention of the controversy …
UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019, 5:42 p.m.
The White House invoked executive privilege Wednesday, claiming the right to block lawmakers from the full report from special counsel Robert Mueller on his Trump-Russia probe and escalating the battle …
UPDATED: Fri., May 3, 2019, 7:24 p.m.
Former White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly has joined the board of the conglomerate that operates the largest facility for migrant children in the country.
Fri., April 26, 2019, 6:26 p.m.
President Donald Trump is expressing confidence that a bilateral trade deal between the U.S. and Japan can be reached quickly, despite differences over tariffs, as he welcomed Prime Minister Shinzo …
UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019, 5:47 p.m.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the department hasn’t decided whether to comply with a demand by a key House Democrat to deliver President Donald Trump’s tax returns and won’t meet …
Tue., April 9, 2019, 6:15 p.m.
ATTN: National editors; one video. Updates Mnuchin’s comments; adds reaction. Damian Paletta
UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019, 10:52 a.m.
All Islamic State-held territory in Syria has been “100 percent” eliminated, the White House announced Friday, though officials said sporadic fighting continues on the ground between coalition forces and the …
Mon., March 18, 2019, 10:36 p.m.
The Trump administration is proposing new limits on student borrowing as part of a broader proposal to curb the cost of college.
Tue., March 5, 2019, 8 a.m.
Former White House lawyer Ty Cobb said in a new podcast that he considers special counsel Robert Mueller to be “an American hero” and “a class act” and does not …
Sun., March 3, 2019, 7:49 p.m.
President Donald Trump doesn’t seem to mind an outsize number of “acting” officials in the Cabinet, but government experts say it’s important to install permanent people to maintain stability.
Mon., Feb. 25, 2019, 11:44 a.m.
The White House fired an opening salvo Monday in an upcoming fight with Capitol Hill Democrats over spending on domestic agencies that face sharp budget cuts without a new budget …