Map. History of District Columbia conflict

24 September 2018
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[email protected]: Honored to have Republican Congressional Leadership join me at the @WhiteHouse this evening. Lots to discuss as we continue MAKING AMERICA GREAT AGAIN.
AP source: Secretary of State nominee Pompeo to tell senators years of soft US policy toward Russia are 'now over.'
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[email protected] on His Relationship With @POTUS: 'We've Developed a Good Friendship'
5 month ago
Former Sec'y of State @Madeleine Albright Rips @POTUS: 'He Acts Like He's Above the Law'
"We certainly think they've proven to be a bad actor," responds @PressSec to question on whether Russia is termed an enemy of the United States.
5 month ago
"I can't tell you what needs we would need to go to Congress with" on authorization for a strike on Syria but the administration will "follow the law," says @PressSec in response to my question.
"A final decision on that hasn't been made," says @PressSec on attacking Syria with missiles despite @realDonaldTrump tweet.
5 month ago
[email protected]: "Russia has proven themselves to be responsible in part for this. They guaranteed that the use of chemical weapons by Syria would not happen again, they failed at that."
"The relationship with Russia is at a new low," adds @PressSec.
"Russia guaranteed that the use of chemical weapons by Syria would not happen again. They failed at that." says @PressSec
National security team met today here at the @WhiteHouse and was chaired by @VP, confirms @PressSec.
"The president has not laid out a timetable" on Syria, responds @PressSec.
5 month ago
National security team met today here at the @WhiteHouse and was chaired by @VP, confirms @PressSec.
5 month ago
"We're maintaining that we have a number of options and all of those options are still on the table," says @PressSec on Syria response by US.
5 month ago
[email protected]: "@POTUS holds Syria and Russia responsible for this chemical weapons attack."
Russia, Syria held responsible by @POTUS for latest chemical weapons attack, replies @PressSec to question.
5 month ago
[email protected]: "We are also glad to see @JerryBrownGov work with the administration and send members of the @USNationalGuard to help secure the southern border."
5 month ago
"We certainly hope that Republicans will continue to remain in the House," following @SpeakerRyan retirement announcement, says @PressSec.
5 month ago
[email protected]: "Human trafficking is one of the most barbaric types of exploitation and @POTUS has been clear that it has no place in our world."
5 month ago
"Glad to see California Governor Jerry Brown work with the administration" and send members of @theCaGuard to the border, says @PressSec.
Sec. of Defense Mattis, DHS Secretary Nielsen, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Dunford left the White House about 15 minutes ago.
5 month ago
[email protected]: "Trump just took a giant step towards actual welfare reform"
Trump aide Nadia Schadlow, a deputy national security adviser, "discussed the transition" with new National Security Adviser John Bolton yesterday, and submitted her resignation letter yesterday "to allow him to build his own NSC leadership team," aides say.
Raid on Trump's Lawyer Sought Records on 'Access Hollywood' Tape — @NYTimes
Trump personally ordered the Justice Department to hire Ezra Cohen-Watnick, who was fired from his job as a White House national security aide in August. Unclear when Cohen-Watnick starts at DOJ, but he'll be a senior adviser to Jeff Sessions.
U.S. Defense Sec. Mattis arrives at White House.
Trump said to be still weighing military options on Syria, no U.S strike expected today
Russia's embassy in the US quoting Putin spox Dmitry Peskov, warning @POTUS against further destabilizing Syria and rejecting "Twitter-diplomacy"
UD Secretary of Defence Mattis and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joe Dunford have arrived at the White House, @Kevinliptakcnn reports
US Defense Secretary James Mattis and Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Danford arrive at the White House - journalists
Defense Secretary Mattis headed to White House at 2 pm today to discuss Syria: officials
US Defense Secretary goes to White House to hold meeting not previously scheduled with President Trump
5 month ago
Cambridge Analytica's acting CEO has stepped down
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin tells reporters he stands by a January report from his agency that advised against sanctioning Russian govt debt. Will it help ruble, which fell to 16-month low as Trump earlier pledged strikes on Syria
Senator Moran says he's been invited to the White House tomorrow to talk China tariffs
Regulation of social media 'inevitable', says Facebook CEO Zuckerberg
"We stand ready to provide military options if they're appropriate as the president determined," US Defence Secretary Mattis added, but declined to answer question about whether he was concerned the US had telegraphed its military moves in Syria
5 month ago
Alexander Tayler has stepped down as acting CEO of Cambridge Analytica - company
A @PressSec briefing at 15:30 EDT (19:30 GMT) has just been added to the @WhiteHouse schedule
Advisor to the Iranian President: Damascus and its allies will face any American aggression on Syria
5 month ago
Russian President Putin says the situation in the world is worrying and Russia will build constructive relations with foreign partners
5 month ago
[email protected]: The @WhiteHouse is partnering with @Interior and @NatlParkService to bring the @NSCsafety's "Prescribed to Death" Opioid Memorial to the Ellipse - beginning tomorrow, April 12th to April 18th. More information:
Zuckerberg: We are witnessing an electronic arms race and we must prepare to face it
Facebook CEO Zuckerberg's testimony continues on Capitol Hill
5 month ago
[email protected]: Speaker Paul Ryan is a truly good man, and while he will not be seeking re-election, he will leave a legacy of achievement that nobody can question. We are with you Paul.
Stocks drop on rising U.S.-Russia tensions over Syria: Dow slides 0.81 percent, S&P 500 dips 0.58 percent, Nasdaq down 0.51 percent
No response from the White House about whether Trump has actually already approved military action or whether the order has been given for strikes to go ahead
5 month ago
[email protected]: Much of the bad blood with Russia is caused by the Fake and Corrupt Russia Investigation, headed up by the all Democrat loyalists, or people that worked for Obama. Mueller is most conflicted of all (except Rosenstein who signed FISA and Comey letter). No Collusion, so they go crazy.
State television is reporting Syria's foreign ministry says it is not surprised by "thoughtless" escalation by the U.S.
5 month ago
Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman has responded to U.S. President Donald Trump's call to end "the arms race" by saying "great idea, let's start with U.S. chemical weapons"
Paul Ryan confidants say he's not running again, per Axios
5 month ago
[email protected]: Our relationship with Russia is worse than it has ever been, and that includes the Cold War. There is no reason for this. Russia needs us to help with their economy, something that would be very easy to do, and we need all nations to work together. Stop the arms race?
Sens. Graham, Coons, Tillis, Booker introduce merged legislation, the Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act
5 month ago
President Trump: "Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria. Get ready Russia, because they will be coming, nice and new and 'smart.'"
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg vows to work harder to block hate speech in Myanmar
5 month ago
[email protected]: Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria. Get ready Russia, because they will be coming, nice and new and "smart." You shouldn't be partners with a Gas Killing Animal who kills his people and enjoys it.
5 month ago
[email protected]: .doing things that nobody thought possible, despite the never ending and corrupt Russia Investigation, which takes tremendous time and focus. No Collusion or Obstruction (other than I fight back), so they do the Unthinkable, and RAID a lawyers office for information. BAD.
5 month ago
[email protected]: Donald J. Trump:The Failing New York Times wrote another phony story. It was political pundit Doug Schoen, not a Ukrainian businessman, who asked me to do a short speech by phone (Skype), hosted by Doug, in Ukraine. I was very positive about Ukraine-another negative to the Fake Russia C story.
Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif revealed on Wednesday that the US embassy official who killed a motorcyclist during a road accident in Islamabad is still in the country
Any US missiles fired at Syria will be shot down and the launch sites targeted, says Russia's ambassador to Lebanon, local media report
Mexico awaits details of plan to bring auto engines to U.S., officials say
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde warns governments to avoid undermining global growth with protectionist trade policies
Police say 47-year-old Evan Graham harassed customers inside a Whole Foods in the District on Monday afternoon and then tried to arrest an officer called to control the disturbance.
5 month ago
[email protected]: Donald J. Trump:Today, it was my great honor to welcome the 2017 NCAA Football National Champion, Alabama Crimson Tide - to the White House. Congratulations. RollTide
Sen. Blumenthal says Facebook's business model is 'to monetize user information and to maximize profit over privacy.'
[email protected]: Can you define hate speech? MarkZuckerberg: Senator, I think that is a really hard question.
"Our work with the special counsel is confidential," Zuckerberg says.
Mark Zuckerberg confirms that Facebook has been interviewed by special counsel, though he personally hasn't. Zuckerberg says he is "actually not aware of a subpoena," but that he believes "that there may be"
Mark Zuckerberg: "We face a number of important issues around privacy, safety, and democracy."
5 month ago
"Everyone around the world can see" that Syria recent attacks "are horrific" says @PressSec in response to question on whether chlorine attacks might have been what was dropped on civilians.
Demonstrators stand and protest ahead of Zuckerberg congressional hearing.
5 month ago
"I can't get into specific classified information" on why the US is confident of the culprit behind the chemical weapons attack in Syria, says @PressSec.
Mark Zuckerberg arrives for testimony before Congress.
5 month ago
"We are encouraged by President Xi's word,..but at the same time we want to see concrete action" on trade, says @PressSec.
5 month ago
Will continue to work with various partners and allies on response to Syria chemical weapons attack, @PressSec says in response to my query on whether US would welcome military action also by France, Saudi Arabia and others.
5 month ago
"I think the president was pretty clear with his frustrations" with @jeffsessions, says @PressSec.
5 month ago
"Media has spent every day for the last year focused" on the Mueller investigation, asserts @PressSec.
5 month ago
"The president would like to stay in the country why there are a lot of developments going on around the world," says @PressSec on cancellation of @POTUS trip to South America.
"He certainly believes he has the power to do so," responds @PressSec to question of whether @POTUS has the power to fire the special counsel.
Zuckerberg testifies on Facebook's data privacy
5 month ago
[email protected]: Donald J. Trump:Very thankful for President Xi of China's kind words on tarrifs and automobile barriersalso, his enlightenment on intellectual property and technology transfers. We will make great progress together.
Vice President Pence will travel to Lima, but not Bogota - spokeswoman
Federal agents who raided the office of @POTUS lawyer sought records of payments to 2 women who claim they had affairs with @realDonaldTrump, according to @nytimes
"We do not and we will not toleratepeople who support and fund terrorism," adds Qatar amir
"We speak today and we see the suffering the Syrian people," says Qatar Amir Al Thani. "This matter should end immediately."
"We're working on unity in that part of the Middle East and I think it's working out very well," says @POTUS of his relationship with Qatar amir
We cannot tolerate a "war criminal" says Qatar amir in reference to Assad of Syria
It's working out "extremely well" with Qatar, says @POTUS alongside Amir in Oval Office
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[email protected]: "We're making sure that terrorism funding is stopped."
Secretary Mattis will no longer be traveling to Nevada and San Francisco over the weekend, Pentagon officials say
Statement from @DHSgov @SecNielsen on @TomBossert45
A dozen people protesting Facebook and founder Mark Zuckerberg walked up to Hart Senate office bldg and began chanting, were threatened with arrest, and stopped
Senator Tillis says he wants the Judiciary Commitee to approve his bill to protect the special counsel
US president 'less inclined' to sit down with Mueller after raid on attorney: Sources
5 month ago
Prime Minister Theresa May and other political figures including U.S. president Donald Trump and former president Barack Obama have not been invited to the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
President Trump's top homeland security advisor Tom Bossert resigns: White House
5 month ago
"US carrier sails in disputed SouthChinaSea as China shows own force"
After @PressSec announces @POTUS will not attend 8th Summit of the Americas in Lima "to oversee the American response to Syria", he tweets praise for United States military and photo of mtg with senior military officials from last night
5 month ago
[email protected]: Donald J. Trump:Last night, it was my great honor to host America's senior defense and military leaders for dinner at the White House. America's military is the GREATEST fighting force in the history of the world. They all have my pledge of unwavering commitment to our men and women in uniform.
Government Forces are evacuating Planes from Al-Typhur and Al-Seen Airbases, towards Al-Nayrab and Damascus International Airbases
5 month ago
"President Trump will not attend the 8th Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru or travel to Bogota, Colombia as originally scheduled," says @PressSec. @VP will travel in his stead.
President Trump cancels first trip to Latin America: White House
Syrian sources say government army and allied forces are on high alert amid fears of imminent US military attack.
U.S. think tank that does North Korea research sees funds pulled by Seoul
Trump: Attorney–client privilege is dead.
DPRK leader Kim Jong Un makes first official mention of possible talks with the US and confirms summit between the Two Koreas on April 27
China challenges US over steel, aluminium tariffs at WTO
A man was arrested after police say he carjacked a nun in Northeast, D.C. on Monday. Earlier on Monday evening, police say a man pointed a gun at a nun, who was in her full habit, then stole her car.
5 month ago
Russian central bank chief: no risk to 'financial stability' from sanctions
5 month ago
Russian central bank governor: U.S. sanctions cause market drop
China's President Xi Jinping says a Cold War mentality about trade is "old-fashioned and outdated," as he seeks international cooperation in a bid to defuse the threat of a trade war with the US
5 month ago
Russian deputy PM Dvorkovich says Russia will step in to help the stability and solvency of the sanctioned companies, mostly owned by Deripaska. "Stock prices, with all due respect, are a secondary issue"
Paul Manafort filed papers tonight asking the judge to suppress evidence seized last summer from his condo in Virginia
Special counsel Robert Mueller is looking at a $150K payment in 2015 to Trump's foundation from a Ukrainian billionaire Pinchuk, The New York Times reports
5 month ago
[email protected]: "Why don't I just fire Mueller? Well, I think it's a disgrace, what's going on. We'll see what happensAgain, they found nothing."
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