20 January 2022
"Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with families of Americans held hostage or wrongfully detained abroad," per @statedeptspox. He "reaffirmed that the United States is committed to seeking the release of their loved ones
D) Others were the two Capitol Police Officers killed in the July, 1998 shootout at the Capitol: Officer Jacob Chestnut and Detective John Gibson. Others who laid in honor were civil rights icon Rosa Parks in 2005 and Reverend Billy Graham in 2018
Pentagon decision to vaccinate Gitmo detainees made "before" President Biden took office: spokesman
The US State Department: We seek to add Iran's missile program to any agreement with it
US State Department: Iran must return to full compliance with the nuclear agreement before any step on our part
U.S. Senate Republican leader McConnell says U.S. should pursue strongest possible sanctions against Myanmar's military leaders, including possible U.N. action
11 month ago
"His first love is foreign policy," says @PressSec when asked about calls to other leaders
11 month ago
"The relationship with China is going to be multi-layered," says @PressSec. "Of course that is a priority to President Biden
11 month ago
In the "coming days and weeks: there'll be more steps and actions that @POTUS and policy teams will take "to address immigration in a humane and moral way," says @PressSec
11 month ago
"This is not the time to come to the United States," says @PressSec, cautioning those migrants who are thinking about heading north
11 month ago
Want to put in place a humane and moral immigration process, says @PressSec. "That's going to take some time
[email protected] says national security team will finish its review of Russian actions (reported bounties, SolarWinds, Navalny jailing) before launching policy process to determine what steps the administration will take to respond
Jen Psaki: We call on Moscow to immediately release Navalny and all other detainees
11 month ago
"This is obviously a terrible tragedy" and @POTUS has been briefed, says @PressSec of the dead and wounded @FBI agents in Florida
President Biden will be visiting the State Department on Thursday and delivering foreign policy remarks, @PressSec says
11 month ago
This meeting is now underway, confirms @PressSec
11 month ago
Three executive orders on immigration matters being signed today by @POTUS, says @PressSec
Suspected hackers from China exploited a flaw in software made by @solarwinds to help break into US government computers last year, reports @Reuters
US Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell calls for swift and decisive US/Western response to the coup in Myanmar, says he's expecting sanctions on military junta
Pete Buttigieg confirmed as the secretary of Transportation, becoming the first openly gay member of a presidential Cabinet
@FBI Director Christopher Wray on two agents killed in the line of duty while executing a search warrant in Florida in a crimes against children case Wrays says 2 other agents who were hospitalized are now in stable condition
11 month ago
Sen. Kaine on censuring former President Trump: "We don't have enough support on the Republican side because they don't want to bar Trump from running from office, and I don't have enough support on the Democratic side because for most of my colleagues it's impeachment or nothing
US "deeply concerned by Russian authorities' decision to sentence opposition figure Aleksey Navalny to two years and eight months imprisonment, replacing his suspended sentence with jail time," says @SecBlinken in a statement
President Biden's nominee to be Pentagon's 2 Kathleen Hicks tells Senate panel at her confirmation hearing America's nuclear weapons "must be modernized"
Robbery in the 200 block of I St South-West Lookout for 3 Black Males with handguns wearing dark clothing.
State Dept. readout of a call between FM of Ukraine and State Secretary Blinken
DC firefighters return to the fatal fire scene in the 400 block of LeBaum St SE at 10:30 AM, Tuesday, Feb.2. Teams will go door to door with fire safety literature, install smoke alarms as needed, & discuss how you can avoid a fire at home & safely escape should one occur
In her first call with a foreign leader as @VP, @KamalaHarris today spoke with @JustinTrudeau, according to the @WhiteHouse
Joint budget resolution for FY2021 filed by @SpeakerPelosi and @SenSchumer that gives Congress "an additional legislative tool" to pass COVID19 relief legislation that enacts the #AmericanRescuePlan
Prince William County police chief Peter Newsham shares his top priorities on first day
11 month ago
"I can't say we miss him on Twitter," says @PressSec of former President Trump
11 month ago
"We believe that there is more that needs to be done and a greater assessment" on the threat from white supremacist groups, says @PressSec
11 month ago
"We have had intensive consultations at multiple levels with allies" and other partners around the world on the BurmaCoup, says @PressSec
11 month ago
On @GameStop stock trading volatility, @PressSec says an "important set of policy issues has been raised" and Congressional scrutiny is welcome
The view of @POTUS "is the size of the package needs to be commensurate with the crises we're facing," says @PressSec
White House says Biden's view is that the size of coronavirus package needs to be commensurate to the crises we're facing
11 month ago
"I hate to disappoint conservative Twitter, but I am going to circle back," says @PressSec
11 month ago
Meeting with @GOP senators at the @WhiteHouse to take place this afternoon to discuss AmericanRescuePlan, says @PressSec
# Live s: All lanes blocked on OL I-495 after vehicle strikes fire truck at crash scene
This is one of three heavy rescue squads that will be built for the District. These giant "tool boxes" carry a vast array of specialized equipment and are staffed by members of our Special Operations Division who are trained in technical rescue & search for victims at fires
DC firefighters responded to 411 calls on Sunday, January 31st. There were 117 critical and 221 non-critical EMS dispatches, and 73 fire related incidents and other types of emergencies, including 2 working structure fires
DC firefighters are saddened to confirm that last nights fire in the 400 block of LeBaum St SE resulted in 1 fatality. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends, and the entire Congress Heights community
Biden: The rescue plan will bring the country out of these crises and put it on the path to building back better
Biden: We are facing an economic crisis caused by a health crisis and action must be taken to combat it
Another video that shows conditions encountered by DC firefighters as they battled a house fire in the 400 block of LeBaum Street SE last night. This was the front of the burning home
Additional images showing intensity of fire encountered by DC firefighters in the 400 block of LaBaum St SE. Initial dispatch was at 10:47 PM. Approximately 12 units & 50 personnel took about 30 minutes to bring the fire under control
This video shows the intensity of fire encountered by DC firefighters upon arrival at the house fire in the 400 block of LeBaum St SE. Investigators on scene working to determine cause
Working Fire 400 block of LeBaum St SE. An intensive secondary search of the home has located 1 victim
Working Fire 400 block LeBaum St SE. DC firefighters have most fire knocked down. Still hitting hotspots. No injuries reported. Searches found no victims inside home. Investigators on scene
Working Fire 400 block LaBaum St SE. Fire being knocked down on 1st & 2nd floors. Some extension into the attic. DC firefighters continue interior fire attack. No injuries reported
Working Fire 400 block LeBaum St SE. Fire extension to 2nd floor. DC firefighters In interior attack mode on both floors. No injuries reported
Working Fire 400 block LeBaum St SE. Fire showing 1st floor 2 story dwelling. DC firefighters attacking fire and searching for any occupants still inside
Box Alarm 400 block LeBaum St SE. DC firefighters on scene with Smoke showing 2 story single family dwelling
US State Department: We call on the Myanmar army to release the detainees and respect the will of the people
11 month ago
US "alarmed by reports that the Burmese military has taken steps to undermine the country's democratic transition, including the arrest of State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi and other civilian officials in Burma," says @PressSec
11 month ago
In response to a letter from 10 @GOP senators, @POTUS today spoke to @SenatorCollins "and invited her and other signers of the letter to come to the White House early this week for a full exchange of views," says @PressSec
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