2 August 2021
Blinken: If Iran returns to its commitments and we do the same, we will use that as a platform to build a longer and stronger agreement.
The US Secretary of State: The ball is in Iran's court to know if it is serious about joining the diplomatic track
The US will continue support for the Lebanese army and for refugee camps in Lebanon, Secretary of State Antony Blinken tells the House Committee on Foreign Affairs
4 month ago
Hopeful of confirmation of a couple more Cabinet members by the Senate in the coming days, says @PressSec
4 month ago
"I can't really predict when children will be vaccinated," says @PressSec
4 month ago
"Hitting the road" will be @POTUS, @VP and @FLOTUS to discuss implementation of the AmericanRescuePlan, explains @PressSec
4 month ago
Meeting in Alaska between US and Chinese officials will include agenda items "where we have deep disagreements," says @PressSec
An investigation says policemen appear to have to used "clearly excessive" tactics on protesters last summer at Swann Street
President Biden to announce plans to purchase an additional 100M doses of single-dose Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine, according to two admin. officials, giving the U.S. more than enough supply to vaccinate the country's entire population
Travel by @SecBlinken to Japan and ROK announced by @StateDept
Robbery Investigation at the 1500 block of 19th Street SE. Lookout is for 2 black males one with short hair and on
Stabbing Investigation at 0242 hrs in the 3500 block of Hertford Pl NW. No lookout at this time.
Oak St at Hertford Pl NW-DC in Columbia Heights. Man found with stab wound; alive but critical with significant blood loss. No suspect info yet. Maybe other injured persons still at large
Robbery 1800 blk of California Street, NW LOF B/M, 5'0'', 30 years age, wearing a black and blue hat, blue jeans and white shoes
Police: Girl sexually assaulted on Rock Creek Park trail; officers look for suspect
"Once again, the ACLU has left out all the pertinent facts in order to advance their anti-police agenda. The incident on Swann Street involved violent and riotous activity including cars set afire and bricks thrown at officers." - @DCPoliceUnion
FULL REPORT: @ACLU_DC releases new report on Swann St. arrests, police union responds
The location police gave was "on the trail access located at Parkwood Drive and Clearbrook Lane
MPD is on the scene of a confirmed shooting in the 3800 block of Halley Ter SE. No lookout at this time
Pentagon: Defense Secretary Austin approves request to extend National Guard in D.C. through May 23. Force will be cut in half to 2,300 troops: statement
In order to drive and operate DC firefighters sophisticated fire apparatus, our members need to constantly practice and hone their skills. Here a member of Truck 9 prepares for an upcoming test for a technicians position
4 month ago
"The president will continue to leave the door open to working with Republicans" moving forward, including the BuildBackBetter infrastructure plans, says @PressSec. "We haven't made a determination of what's next in his agenda
4 month ago
"I don't have any more details on the individual" who was injured by the dog, says @PressSec, who replies when asked to assure the public that the German Shepherd won't be euthanized: "Major Biden is a member of the family
Last night 7:56PM deputies called to a crash in the 4000 blk of Smith Station Rd. Units arrived on scene and found a 05 Toyota Highlander had been traveling in a SE direction when the vehicle ran off the right side of the road striking a tree and had caught fire
4 month ago
"I'm not here to predict a summit" between @POTUS and Xi Jinping, says @PressSec but engagements will continue in the months and years ahead and "of course, we are directly engaged
4 month ago
"We will continue to wear masks" at the @WhiteHouse until "our health experts tell otherwise," says @PressSec
4 month ago
The first dogs "still getting acclimated," says @PressSec and one of the German Shepherds caused "a minor injury to a person" who surprised the dog. They're now in Delaware but they'll return to the @WhiteHouse "soon," she replies to reporter's question
IRGC interrogators sanctioned by US, announces @SecBlinken
4 month ago
"We know there is going to be an increased number of kids coming across the border" but this administration isn't "ripping them out of the arms" of parents, says @PressSec
4 month ago
Signature of @JoeBiden won't be on the stimulus checks going out under the AmericanRescuePlan. "He didn't think that was a priority or a necessary step," says @PressSec
4 month ago
"It is a key priority for us" to work with countries "on how we can address the root causes" for the migration, says @PressSec
4 month ago
COVID19 pandemic severely limited the number of children that could be taken into @HHSGov facilities, explains @PressSec, but the administration now working to implement recommendations so there can be more kids safely in these facilities and looking at additional facilities
4 month ago
"There are also a range of factors" compelling people to come to the US border at Mexico, says @PressSec
Pentagon to approve extension of National Guard in D.C. for 2 more months, defense officials say. About 1,700 Guardsmen will remain on duty. The Guard troops remaining in D.C. are from various states across the country. National Guard was supposed to leave D.C. Friday
China still hasn't withdrawn from "several forward positions" it seized during clashes with Indian forces along the Line of Actual Control a top US military commander told lawmakers at a congressional hearing
Washington Gas reports the 3500 Block of S Street NW will be closed until further notice due to gas service repairs
Adm. Davidson tells Sen. King more than 99% of military encounters with China are "safe and professional"
Sen. King tells top U.S. commander in Pacific he thinks U.S. has allies and China has "customers"
The Washington Post: "Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes was in direct contact with rioters before and during Capitol breach, U.S. alleges - Washington Post"
"We have to demonstrate that any ambition China might have & any threat it might put forth toward Guam will come at cost" @INDOPACOM's Adm Davidson, saying Aegis Ashore would help "prevent a cheap shot"
DC firefighters responded to 952 calls Sunday & Monday, March 7th & 8th. There were 293 critical and 491 non-critical EMS dispatches, and 168 fire related incidents and other types of emergencies, including 1 working structure fire
Top commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific warns Senate panel about the "erosion of conventional deterrence" with China
@INDOPACOM Commander, Adm Phil Davidson testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee
In a statement, @POTUS strongly encourages the House to pass PROAct, "which would dramatically enhance the power of workers to organize and collectively bargain for better wages, benefits, and working conditions
Senator Cotton: The Biden administration covered up Iran's role in the recent attacks on our forces in Iraq
Most US visa applicants who were denied because of the @POTUS45 travel ban on mostly Muslim-majority and African countries can now seek new decisions or submit new applications, announces @StateDept
Two men wanted in the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol were arrested over the weekend, including one who reportedly served as a bodyguard to former President Donald Trump's longtime political confidant Roger Stone
Fire photographer Elliot Goodman caught these shots of DC firefighters making quick work of a car fire at 9th & U Streets NW. There were no injuries
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