Among the entities and individuals sanctioned: the Internet Research Agency LLC and Yevgeniy Viktorovich Prigozhin (member of Putin's inner circle) - already indicted by the Mueller investigation

Map. History of District Columbia conflict

15 August 2018
5 month ago
[email protected]: "President Donald J. Trump Delivers Remarks at the Shamrock☘️Bowl Presentation by Prime Minister Varadkar in the East Room of the White House"
5 month ago
[email protected]: Continuing to monitor the heartbreaking bridge collapse at FIU - so tragic. Many brave First Responders rushed in to save lives. Thank you for your courage. Praying this evening for all who are affected.
About 50 protesters plan to confront a former immigrant official in Washington DC
5 month ago
"Obviously he's joking about this particular test," Sanders says about Trump's "bowling ball" test story about Japanese cars. Here's what he said. The ease with which Trump slips from true story to "joke" here is astonishing.
5 month ago
Sanders dodges a question on whether Trump believes VA Sec Shulkin is the best person to lead the VA. "We're continuing to review the system to see if we need to make policy or personnel changes."
[email protected] describes FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe as a "bad actor"
White House: We expect Congress to adopt Pompeo as State Secretary without obstacles
5 month ago
[email protected]: We are monitoring bridge collapse, @POTUS is aware.
5 month ago
Inclusion of "energy and timber" means there's a US trade deficit with Canada, says @PressSec.
5 month ago
Sarah Sanders: "There is not a feeling of vulnerability here [among WH staff]. We've had an incredibly successful year and the president wants to make sure he has the right people in the right places at the right time." (This is not true)
5 month ago
"You may have changes from time to time" at the @WhiteHouse, but @POTUS committed to ensuring he has the right people in the right jobs, says @PressSec.
5 month ago
A bridge has collapsed, the secretary of state has been fired, the president's company has been subpoenaed and Sarah Sanders is reading a letter from a 10 year old at the WH lectern.
President Trump Has Been Briefed on Bridge Collapse In Miami
5 month ago
Situation at @FIU with the pedestrian bridge collapse being "monitored closely" here at the @WhiteHouse, says @PressSec.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller has issued a subpoena to the Trump Organization for documents related to Russia.
President Trump finalizing opioid plan that includes death penalty for dealers - Politico
5 month ago
[email protected]: It was my honor to welcome Prime Minister Leo Varadkar of Ireland to the @WhiteHouse.
Pentagon downplays concerns about the changes at @StateDept - US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis "has a very good relationship with Dir. Pompeo" per @ChiefPentSpox "And his relationship with the president is very good and they talk consistently"
Senate Intelligence Committee leaders @SenatorBurr @MarkWarner with statement on Salisbury Britain attack targeting former Russian spy and his daughter: "It has become clear that Russia is behind this effort to kill innocent civilians with a banned nerve agent"
"Our interest in Syria is to defeat ISIS" repeats @DeptofDefense's White, re US position on Assad
Asked if it is still US policy that Syria's Assad must go, @ChiefPentSpox says only "Our mission in Syria is to defeat ISIS. It is not our intention to be part of a civil warwe are pushing toward the Geneva process"
"It would be ill-advised for the Assad government to use any gas [chemical weapons]" says DoD's Dana White when asked if US prepared to go beyond rhetoric in Syria "This administration has been quite clear"
"We are going to be consistent in that message and we are going to continue to urge them to do that" says @ChiefPentSpox "We will use the @UN. We will use our partners."
"We urge Russia to compel the Assad government to stop killing innocent Syrians and allow much need aid to reach the people of East Ghouta", says Pentagon's Dana White, calling for resumption of Geneva talks
US @DeptofDefense expressing more unhappiness with Russia in Syria "Russia enables the Assad government" says @ChiefPentSpox, adding when it comes to East Ghouta "Their double-dealing is exacerbating the loss of innocent lives Russia is morally complicit and responsible"
Prime minister of Ireland expresses confidence @POTUS can achieve a new US trade deal with EU
5 month ago
[email protected]: "It was our first Catholic president, John Kennedy, himself of Irish descent, who set our nation's sights on the moon. We're looking at Mars, by the way. Trying to top him."
5 month ago
[email protected]: "The toughness, the grit, and the fighting Irish resolve are fundamental American ways of life."
5 month ago
[email protected]: "More than 30 million Americans today claim Irish heritage. That's why you have such power in the halls of Congress and everywhere else. 30 million people."
5 month ago
[email protected]: "StPatricksDay is a time for us to honor and build upon the lasting bonds of our friendship between the United States and Ireland."
US President @realDonaldTrump welcomes Taoiseach @campaignforleo to the White House
US President @realDonaldTrump says he hopes to visit Ireland soon
Trump says it looks like Russians were behind poisoning of former spy in Britain
Trump says it looks like Russians were behind poisoning of former spy in Britain
5 month ago
Russia Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov says Moscow is preparing retaliatory measures after the US imposed its new round of sanctions, reports @interfax_news
Trump to consider trade measures against China 'in coming weeks': advisor
Among the entities and individuals sanctioned: the Internet Research Agency LLC and Yevgeniy Viktorovich Prigozhin (member of Putin's inner circle) - already indicted by the Mueller investigation
US slapping sanctions on Russia for Election 2016, NotPetya - "the most destructive and costly cyber-attack in history" - in February 2018, says @USTreasury
New sanctions "part of a broader effort to address the ongoing nefarious attacks emanating from Russia" per @USTreasury's Mnuchin, says more coming "to hold Russian government officials and oligarchs accountable for their destabilizing activities"
"We are very focused on dealing with Russian aggression," insists another US national security official
"The federal government cannot protect every computer, every network in the world," says a US national security official, assistance from companies to secure their own systems is needed
US imposes sanctions on 19 Russians for alleged interference in American election, including 13 indicted by Mueller
US hits Russia with sanctions for 'election meddling': officials
US "will increase pressure on Russia until they change their behavior" in the cyber sphere, says US official
"This is the first use of" Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act, confirms a US national security official
About 4,000 targets of cyberattacks in US notified last year by @FBI, according to government official. Energy sector specifically being targeted by Russia and @FBI and @DHSgov have coordinated "to respond in a robust way."
Action taken by @USTreasury targets "some of those responsible for cyberatacks," says a fourth official
Cyberattacks by Russia on critical US industrial infrastructure "is long-term and still ongoing," says a third US national security official
"There will be more to come" targeting Russia, says official of US responses to the cyberattacks
Russia FSB intelligence agency has targeted US government cyber-security, diplomatic, military and other personnel, according to official
"US government and critical infrastructure" have been targeted by Russia cyberattacks, says US officials
Russia government "reckless and irresponsible," says the US official. "Today's sanctions also target other destructive cyber-attacks"
New sanctions by @USTreasury on Russia for cyberattacks announced
"We need a clearly articulated cyber doctrine that will deter nations like Russia from going after our crucial institutions" says @MarkWarner "We've got make sure they know whether it's Russia or other near-peer adversaries that there will be consequences"
"We should all be alarmed by the destabilizing role played by Vladimir Putin's Russia, which threatens both the United States and our allies," warns @MarkWarner
"We've never been in the position where a president, our president has met with a leader of North Korea ever" says @PacificCommand's Admiral Harris "I don't have a way to predict the future. I just think we have to go into this eyes wide open"
"China's intent is crystal clear and we ignore it at our peril" warns @PacificCommand Cmdr Admiral Harry Harris. "I'm concerned China will work to undermine the rules-based international order"
"China's impressive military build up could soon challenge the UnitedStates across almost every domain" says @PacificCommand's Admiral Harris
Pacific Command's Admiral Harris also warns on China - "leveraging military modernization, influence operations and predatory economics to coerce neighboring countries to reorder the IndoPacific to their advantage"
"It is indisputable that [Kim Jong Un] is rapidly closing the gap between rhetoric and capability" warns @PacificCommand's Adm. Harry Harris
Commander of @PacificCommand "encouraged by recent development on the Korean Peninsula and the possibility of a summit between President Trump and Kim Jong Unbut North Korea remains our most urgent security threat"
5 month ago
[email protected]: We do have a Trade Deficit with Canada, as we do with almost all countries (some of them massive). P.M. Justin Trudeau of Canada, a very good guy, doesn't like saying that Canada has a Surplus vs. the U.S.(negotiating), but they dothey almost all doand that's how I know.
US-EU steel tariffs dispute won't change fact that NATO allies always "protect and defend each other," says @jensstoltenberg
5 month ago
[email protected]: Larry Kudlow will be my Chief Economic Advisor as Director of the National Economic Council. Our Country will have many years of Great Economic and Financial Success, with low taxes, unparalleled innovation, fair trade and an ever expanding labor force leading the way. MAGA
5 month ago
South Korea wants exemption from the new US tariffs, citing close economic and security ties. But it hasn't been excluded from the duties that'll go into effect next week
US military official says Iranian naval forces appear to have halted their provocations of Navy ships in Persian Gulf
Officials say the Trump administration is weighing a speedier withdrawal from the Iran nuclear pact than the president had threatened
North Korea's foreign minister visits Sweden, a move that can be seen as a first step toward the Scandinan country hosting meeting between Trump and Kim
5 month ago
[email protected]: It was wonderful to be back in Missouri where our push for historic TAX CUTS all began. Six months ago I promised that we would cut taxes to bring Main Street roaring back - and that is exactly what is happening.
Senate passes bipartisan bill rolling back Dodd-Frank reforms
5 month ago
[email protected]: Together, we are MAKING AMERICA GREAT AGAIN.
5 month ago
[email protected]: Today the House took major steps toward securing our schools by passing the STOP School Violence Act. We must put the safety of America's children FIRST by improving training and by giving schools and law enforcement better tools. A tragedy like Parkland can't happen ever again.
5 month ago
[email protected]: "It's very simple. Make America great again. That's what we're going to do, and that's what we're doing, and it's happening a lot faster than anybody thought possible."
5 month ago
[email protected]: "6 months ago, I promised that we would cut taxes to bring Main Street roaring all the way back, and we did. We helped Wall Street, we helped Main Street, we helped everybody."
5 month ago
[email protected]: "Just a few years ago, this plant was in very serious danger of shutting down, and we've got it going againI'm proud to say we kept it open, keeping thousands of Americans employed"
5 month ago
[email protected]: "I keep telling these countries 'No, you have to buy American. I want you to buy American.'"
5 month ago
"Larry Kudlow was offered, and accepted, the position of Assistant to the President for Economic Policy and Director of the National Economic Council. Wewill keep everyone posted on the timing of him officially assuming the role," says @PressSec.
"The credibility of this council will not survive if we fail to hold Russia accountable," @nikkihaley tells UN Security Council in session about nerve gas attack in UK
White House with more praise for @CIA director nominee Gina Haspel - "We are very proud of this pick" Raj Shah, predicts "broad bipartisan support" for Haspel and for Pompeo to take over @StateDept
House overwhelmingly passes bill to strengthen programs to prevent gun violence in schools
Trump Discussing Plan To Fire Ag Jeff Sessions - Sources: Vanity Fair
25 House Democrats are calling on the W.H. to fire Jared Kushner immediately: "It is impossible for the American people or their elected Representatives to have faith that Jared Kushner will put their interests above his own personal and financial interests."
Kudlow tells AP he's accepted White House economics job, opposes tariffs but is `in accord' with Trump's policies.
Commentator Larry Kudlow says he has accepted Trump's offer to become economic adviser
France wants proof before responding on Britain poisoning affair
AP sources: President Trump set to name CNBC commentator Larry Kudlow as top economic adviser
[email protected] says the invitation to @realDonaldTrump to visit Ireland still stands
5 month ago
[email protected]: "@JerryBrownGov's done a very poor job running California You have sanctuary cities where you have criminals."
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