24 September 2021
"It's a great plane," says @JoeBiden on his first Air Force One flight as @POTUS. "It's the same plane that we had as vice president, only it's much nicer" with a "nice conference table, plenty of room for you all back in the back
[email protected] says US will observe Day of Solidarity with Belarus on Sunday, 6 months after nationwide protests broke out in opposition to Belarus' fradulent election "We continue to be amazed by the exceptional strength, resilience & courage of the Belarusian people," he says
"The United States stands ready to engage in the next phase of the WTO process for reaching a consensus decision on the WTO Director General," says @USTradeRep
Today the @Nationals donated World Series Champion gear to our officers and other DC first responders. We are grateful for their generosity and for our entire DC community. baseball️ #NATITUDE #CommunityFirst @dcfireems
The US State Department welcomes the formation of a new interim Libyan government
Leader of the Democratic majority in the US House of Representatives: Hezbollah is preventing peace in Lebanon
Biden admin is expected to reverse an 11th-hour move by the Trump admin to temporarily ease sanctions on Israeli billionaire Dan Gertler. Comes after uproar among lawmakers and govt officials who were left out of decision
7 month ago
Europe trade tariff policy under review, says @PressSec
7 month ago
"The president will be watching the game in Delaware with his family," says @PressSec when asked about @POTUS SuperBowl viewing plans
7 month ago
Many schools don't have the funding they need to re-open, says @PressSec, calling again for passage of the AmericanRescuePlan
7 month ago
"The president is absolutely committed to re-opening schools" and to ensure that they stay open, says @PressSec, noting the need for ventilation and other facilities to ensure that they do it safely
7 month ago
On criticism that @POTUS will be going to Delaware this weekend at a time @CDCgov asks Americans to avoid travel, @PressSec says it's different because he'll be using a private plane - Air Force One
According to @DCPoliceDept police report. a couple was walking their dog in Ft DuPont Park when the man noticed the dog had picked up remains appearing to be a human jaw with teeth. MPD is continuing to investigate the death.
Sen. Warner to unveil bill reining in Section 230, seeking to help users fight back against real-world harm
Russian nuclear proliferation is looming threat to U.S.: Cornyn
White House Covid czar Jeff Zients says @SecDef has approved FEMA's request for the active-duty military to help support the vaccination effort. More than 1000 active-duty troops will support state vaccination sites and will begin to arrive in the next 10 days
PHOTOS: FBIWFO is seeking to identify those involved in the riots at the US Capitol on Jan 6, including those involved in the assault of several media members & destruction of property at media staging area at NE corner of the Capitol at approx. 5 pm. Photos 201-204 below
DC firefighters responded to 551 calls on Thursday, February 4th. There were 171 critical and 275 non-critical EMS dispatches, and 105 fire related incidents and other types of emergencies, including 1 working structure fire
The cost of deploying about 26,000 National Guard troops to secure the U.S. Capitol in the wake of the deadly Jan. 6 riot is nearly $500 million, U.S. military officials said Thursday
The crime scene is inside the apartment building. Man is unconscious and critical. Police working on suspect info.
Shooting Investigation at 0147 hrs in the 100 block of Irvington Street South-West Lookout for 5 B/M's
100 Bl. of Irvington St. S.W. MPD is on scene with reports of a person shot, with a critical gunshot wound
CRITICAL SHOOTING/ PROBABLE Homicide-- Irvington St and Ivanhoe St SW-DC in Bellevue. Man is unconscious and critical. Police working on suspect info
US Department of State: To be clear: the U.S. had no involvement in the 2016 attempted coup in Turkey and promptly condemned it. Any assertions to the contrary are false and inconsistent with Turkey's status as a NATO Ally and strategic partner of the United States
FBI says person in this photo from Capitol riot is Kyle Fitzsimons, 37, of Lebanon, Maine.  They had been trying to I.D.  He's now facing a number of charges, including assault on a federal police officer.  Fitzsimons was taken into custody without incident7 month ago
FBI says person in this photo from Capitol riot is Kyle Fitzsimons, 37, of Lebanon, Maine. They had been trying to I.D. He's now facing a number of charges, including assault on a federal police officer. Fitzsimons was taken into custody without incident
"USAID will engage and partner with the international community to build a more stable and just world," says @USAID acting administrator Gloria Steele
Former US President Donald Trump declares his refusal to testify during his trial in the Senate
RFE/RL Welcomes Back Jamie Fly As President
#Homicide Yesterday, police responded for the report of a possible burglary in the 500 block of Main Street, Laurel, MD Upon arrival officers found Mr. Bregman deceased inside of his residence. Brian Bregman was a reserve officer for MPD. Photo below from MPD
Biden Says US Will Confront "Authoritarianism" From China And Russia
"America can no longer afford to be absent any longer on the world stage," says @POTUS
Biden: We will review the deployment of American forces abroad in the interest of our national security
"We believe a free press isn't an adversary," says @POTUS, but rather "it is essential" in a democracy
Biden: We stop all American military support in the war in Yemen
Biden: We will continue to support Saudi Arabia to defend its territory and security
Raising the ambition of our climate targets in order to challenge other emitters to up their ante, says @POTUS. "It requires global cooperation
Biden: We have to return to the principle of joint international cooperation
"I'm going to have your back. I promise you, just like you're going to have the backs of the American people," says @POTUS, addressing @StateDept personnel
Biden: We will rebuild alliances and connect with the world
Later today, he'll go up to the 8th floor of the @StateDept to deliver a message to the world, says @POTUS, addressing his diplomats: "America is back. America is back. Diplomacy is back. You are the center of all I intend to do
Box Alarm 300 block Raleigh St SE. 4 children being transported by DC firefighters to the hospital with minor injuries. 1 adult who suffered a medical emergency secondary to the fire is also being transported for further evaluation
Secretary of the State Blinken: I spoke with Ethiopian Prime Minister @AbiyAhmedAli to express concern about the crisis in Tigray and urge safe and unhindered humanitarian access to prevent further loss of life. Despite current challenges, the U.S. stands ready to support reforms and peaceful elections
Shooting Investigation in the 1700 block of 7th Street NW. Lookout for 2 B/M's, appr. 20 YOA, armed with handgun
Box Alarm 300 block Raleigh St SE. Fire in hallway of 4 story occupied apartment building. fire extinguished. DC firefighters checking for extension. EMS evaluating 2 children. Request investigators
Sullivan says POTUS will announce a review led by SecDef Austin of global force posture, and freeze any troop redeployments from Germany
White House National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan: We are in talks with France, Britain and Germany to form a united front on the Iranian issue
@jakejsullivan says that withdrawing U.S. support for Saudi's war in Yemen will not "extent to actions against AQAP, which are actions we undertake in service of protecting the homeland and American interests in the region
[email protected] announces that President Biden will end all American support for offensive operations in Yemen
MPD announces an arrest has been made in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon offense that occurred on 2/3/21 in the 1200 blk of 22nd St, NW.
Box Alarm 3200 Benning Rd NE. DC firefighters worked in tandem with our partners from @DCDPW, who provided a front loader to move the burning trash pile while we utilized the unique capabilities of our Aerial Tower to provide final extinguishment
#ThrowbackThursday DC firefighters Lt. Arthur Weber of Truck 6 with Mr. Everett Smith, whom the Lt. brought down a ladder during a fire at 1365 Euclid St NW. blaze took place in the 1940s
Box Alarm 3200 Benning Rd Solid Waste Reduction Facility. Fire involves a 20X20 pile of trash burning in one of the pit areas
7100 block 9th St NW. DC firefighters have placed the fire under control. Investigators requested to scene. No injuries
Box Alarm 7100 block 9th St NW. Fire knocked down. No apparent extension into the structure. DC firefighters checking further. No injuries
Box Alarm 7100 block 9th St NW. DC firefighters on scene with fire on the the rear porch of a 2 story row house
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