5 August 2021
"In an unrelenting way" the US will continue to make clear what is happening as long as the China continues to so blatantly violate human rights, President Biden says
Republicans and Democrats: Any agreement with Iran must include its missile program and its behavior
Republican and Democratic MPs: The Iranian government supports Iranian militias and organizations
Republican and Democratic MPs: Iran's export of weapons and missiles threatens the region
Biden on North Korea: "There will be responses if they choose to escalate"
"We will leave. The question is when we leave," adds @POTUS. "I can't picture that being the case," he replies when asked if US troops will still be in Afghanistan next year
Biden: There is an increase in the number of immigrants heading to the borders and this is repeated because of the conditions they are suffering from
Biden: I pledged to address problems, especially the Coronavirus pandemic, the economy, immigration, and put restrictions on the spread of weapons
US announces $15mln for Palestinians' covid response efforts in Gaza and West Bank
US State Department: We do not recognize Iran's ambassador to the Houthis
#ThrowbackThursday DC firefighters battle a 4 Alarm blaze at New York Ave & 6th St NW. Fire occurred on April 29th, 1957. Photos from the collection of Frank R. Higgins
The missiles posed no threat to US or Japanese forces, according to a senior US official. The test was likely part of its R and D as North Korea tries to make "advances in their weapons systems" and also "poke the administration to see its reaction
Police: Armed man in body armor detained at Atlantic Station grocery store
Blinken: We welcome the sanctions imposed by Canada on 9 Russians involved in Navalny's assassination attempt
4 month ago
FirstDogs, Champ and Major, back at the @WhiteHouse but will sometimes go to Delaware, confirms @PressSec
4 month ago
No details yet to release on what will be in the BuildBackBetter package which @POTUS will speak about next week in Pittsburgh, says @PressSec
4 month ago
National security team "watching and following closely" the issue of over-fishing by Chinese boats , says @PressSec in reply to @VOANews question (via @pwidakuswara) on whether US should consider leading a multi-national coalition with South American nations
4 month ago
Asked about five @WhiteHouse staffers repeatedly terminated for marijuana use, @PressSec says "there were other security issues that were raised" and notes marijuana is still not "federally legal
National Guard: 2,300 troops from across the U.S. have arrived to guard the Capitol Defense Secretary Austin extended mission two months over the objection of the Guard's top general who warned units might not deploy for similar missions in the future without a clear end date
4 month ago
Over the next several days, @POTUS meeting with his economic team to finalize his BuildBackBetter proposal, says @PressSec
Working Fire 1500 block U St NW. DC firefighters have made an aggressive inside attack and knocked all fire down. Checking for further extension. No injuries reported
Working Fire 1500 block U St NW. Fire 1st floor store in 2 story row structure. DC firefighters gaining entry and actively attacking the fire
Box Alarm 1500 block Euclid St NW. Fire 1st floor 2 story row dwelling
Shooting in the 4100blk of 18th St NE. LOF an older black Ford Bronco
SHOOTING-- 18th and Taylor Sts NE-DC in Michigan Park. Man with several NLT gunshot wounds. Not much for suspect info yet
Crash with fire 2500 block Southern Ave SE. DC firefighters on scene with 2 vehicle crash into a 3rd parked car. All vehicles on fire. In process of extinguishing. No occupants inside. 2 with minor injuries being assessed
4 month ago
Pushback from @POTUS: "We have the most diverse cabinet in history. We have a lot of Asian Americans who are in the Cabinet and sub-Cabinet levels. Our cabinet is formed
4 month ago
US to renew strategic dialogue with Iraq next month, says @PressSec in a statement
The White House: The dialogue with Iraq will focus on the role of the coalition forces in training the Iraqi army
Bill Burns sworn in as @CIA director "I've long considered CIA to be one of our country's greatest assets" he says in a statement "I'm truly humbled to join the CIA family, and I'm deeply grateful to President Biden for entrusting me with such a vital institution"
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