24 September 2021
"It's contrary to the agreement" for Iran to enrich uranium to 60% but pleased Tehran is continuing with the discussions that would allow the US to move back into the JCPOA, says @POTUS in response to question from @Reuters
"We're going to work together to demonstrate that democracies can still compete and win in the 21st century," says @POTUS of US and Japan
After officials confirmed President Biden would no longer raise the refugee cap to 62,500 — and a lot of criticism from Democrats followed — Jen Psaki now says, "We expect the President to set a final, increased refugee cap for the remainder of this fiscal year by May 15
PHOTOS: President Joe Biden hosts Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, the first world leader to visit at the White House since Biden took office
5 month ago
China has taken increasingly coercive action to undercut democracy in Taiwan and its actions in the Strait is potentially destabilizing, says @PressSec
5 month ago
"We still feel they are a step forward," says @PressSec of this week's indirect talks between the US and Iran
5 month ago
"There will certainly be more" foreign leader visits to the @WhiteHouse following @sugawitter and @moonriver365, states @PressSec
"I am blissfully not a spokesperson for the Kremlin," replies @PressSec, explaining she'll let Moscow detail its response to the sanctions which it says it has already communicated to Washington
5 month ago
"We understand the careful considerations" Japan and IOC are weighing about the fate of the TokyoOlympics, says @PressSec
5 month ago
Next week's ClimateSummit, to which 40 leaders have been invited, is "aimed at setting the world up for success on multiple fronts," says @PressSec. "The full summit will be live-streamed for public viewing
5 month ago
Statement coming from @POTUS on the mass shooting at the @FedEx facility in Indianapolis, says @PressSec, adding "there's more we can do and must do" on GunControl
Robbery Investigation in the 1200 Block of North Capitol Street, NW. LOF: B/M, between 20-30 yoa, 5'6", 180lbs, short beard, with braids and a star on his forehead wearing a white sleeveless shirt, black shorts, and black sneakers
DC Police to activate full department ahead of verdict in Derek Chauvin trial. The department is requiring all officers to work 12-hour shifts and canceling time off ahead of possible protests
President Biden says his conversation with Putin this week was "candid and respectful." Says "I told him that we would shortly be responding in a measured and proportionate way
Capitol Police ordered not to use tear gas canisters during Jan. 6 riot, despite them being used on Lafayette Park protesters last June
"In anticipation of potential First Amendment activities related to the outcomes of the #DerekChauvin trial, the Metropolitan Police Department will be fully activated with members on 12 hour shifts starting Monday, April 19, 2021 until further notice
Nordstream2 is "a complicated issue affecting our allies in Europe" and is still an issue that is in play, says @POTUS responding to questions on why no related sanctions about the pipelines project announced
Elections are sacred and sovereign undertaking and we cannot a foreign power to interfere in our electoral process with impunity, says @POTUS
His conversation this week with Russia President Putin was "candid and respectful," says @POTUS
Further intended nominees of @POTUS for some key @StateDept positions
Senator @BobMenendezNJ has issued a statement about @JoeBiden's sanctions against Putin's Russia. "I welcome today's measures, but there remains plenty of room to escalate sanctions." The Senator specifically mentions Ukraine and @Navalny
He'll speak about Russia and his call with Putin shortly following this meeting, says @POTUS in response to questions from the press poolers in the Oval Office
5 month ago
"We understand the intentions of the North Korean leadership are ones that we have concerns about" regarding denuclearization, says @PressSec
5 month ago
Summit invitation to Russia President Putin from @POTUS remains open, says @PressSec
A stable and predictable relationship with Russia "has to be our objective," says @PressSec. "Obviously this continues to be a difficult relationship"
5 month ago
"Our objective here is not to escalate" but to "impose costs for what we feel are unacceptable actions by the Russian government," says @PressSec of today's announced US sanctions on Russia. "There should be consequences
5 month ago
Several factors contributed to the "low to moderate confidence" in the intelligence assessment that Russia encouraged bounties on US service members in Afghanistan, says @PressSec
After request from defense lawyers, judge is allowing group of accused Oath Keepers and Capitol Insurrectionists to have access to the internet. Defendants:who allegedly used internet technology to conspire Jan. 6.. said they need internet to find work
FBI director says number of people applying to be agents has 'tripled' and is now the highest 'in a decade'
DC firefighters have determined the origin of the fire in the 1400 block of V St NW was accidental in nature, and involving cooking. Kitchen fires are the most common causes of fires in the District. Please follow these safety tips when in the kitchen
[email protected] sanctions on Russia just released, targeting top Kremlin administration official Alexei Gromov, as well as Prigozhin, Kilimnik, GRU information operations, Pakistani organization, others
Shooting near the U.S. Naval Observatory and Vice President's residence in Washington, D.C. The shooting suspect is a female
DC firefighters responded to 466 calls on Wednesday, April 14th. There were 145 critical and 210 non-critical EMS dispatches, and 111 fire related incidents and other types of emergencies, including 1 working structure fire
Shooting near the U.S. Naval Observatory and Vice President's residence in Washington, D.C
#ThrowbackThursday DC firefighters fire apparatus and equipment are encrusted in ice after battling a 3 Alarm blaze at the Ascot Restaurant at 517 13th St NW in the winter of 1971
D.C. police are investigating a shooting on Massachusetts Avenue NW, near the vice president's home at the National Observatory and Washington National Cathedral.
Is investigating a shooting in the 3600 block of Massachusetts Avenue, in NW. There is a large police presence in the area and multiple road closures. Massachusetts Avenue is closed between 34th and 38th Streets
@DCPoliceDept are investigating a shooting of an adult male on the 3600 blk of Massachusetts Ave NW. He was transported to the hospital in serious condition. Multiple roads are closed in that area
Shooting in the 3600 block of Massachusetts Avenue NW. Lookout is for a dark colored vehicle.
DC firefighters Lt. Steve Hines is joined by his crew from Truck 6 in Columbia Heights as he describes the challenging ladder rescues that took place at tonight's fire in the 1400 block of V Street NW
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