16 September 2021
Biden unveils national strategy to fight COVID19 pandemic as U.S. endures record levels of infections, deaths
7 month ago
On all the last-minute pardons by President Trump, "it's not a model for how a Biden Justice Department would work," explains @PressSec
7 month ago
The @FBI director, Christopher Wray, "will continue to serve in his role," but some leaders in other agencies asked to leave, says @PressSec
7 month ago
Concerning the Senate impeachment trial of Trump, @PressSec says "our biggest priority and focus is ensuring in that it doesn't delay" discussion of COVIDRelief package
7 month ago
"We are going to be increasing our engagement" with leaders on Capitol Hill, says @PressSec. Preference is bipartisan package on COVID19relief
7 month ago
A 5-year extension sought of the New START nuclear treaty sought by US, confirms @PressSec
House passes waiver to let Lloyd Austin become defense secretary, 326-78. Senate preparing to vote within the hour, Schumer says
Fauci says goal of 100 million vaccinations within 100 days is "reasonable"
Discussing the coronavirus "mutants," Dr. Fauci says the one that is in UK "seems to have a greater degree of transmissibility
Frmr top State Dept official, who resigned due to Pompeo's conduct during Ukraine investigation, writes: "It has been said that "only truth" will save democracy in the US. To that I would add another corrective, "and the rebuilding of our institutions"
US President Joe Biden signs several new executive orders regarding the Coronavirus
"This is a war-time undertaking," says @POTUS, invoking the Defense Production Act
"For the past year we couldn't rely on the federal government" to act against COVID19 as we needed and there was "a tragic cost," says @POTUS
DC firefighters Fire Prevention Team and nearby fire companies fan out in the Petworth neighborhood where the fatal fire on 8th St NW took place. They are providing fire safety literature and will install smoke alarms in any home where they find the need
Biden proposes to extend the "New START" treaty to limit nuclear weapons for five years
David Cohen was sworn in as CIA's Deputy Director yesterday, and temporarily takes the reins as Acting DCIA, pending the confirmation of nominee Bill Burns7 month ago
David Cohen was sworn in as CIA's Deputy Director yesterday, and temporarily takes the reins as Acting DCIA, pending the confirmation of nominee Bill Burns
National Guard troops from out of state will begin leaving the District today. However, city officials have requested DC National Guard to be deployed through Jan. 30 in light of the joint session of Congress, a "national security event
Praise from House Intel Comm's @RepAdamSchiff for @JoeBiden decision to keep @FBI Dir Wray for rest of his 10-year term Says the 10-year term "were intended to insulate a director from the kind of improper personal or political considerations" seen under Trump
#ThrowbackThursday DC firefighters battle a 5 Alarm blaze that destroyed the Weaver Brothers Hardware store at 1208 Wisconsin Avenue NW. The fire took place on July 8th, 1963
DC firefighters, including Fire Chief John Donnelly, return to the scene of the fatal fire in the 4200 block of 8th Street NW at 1 PM to provide fire safety material throughout the neighborhood and provide smoke alarms if we find any homes in need of one
@FBI offering $75,000 for information on the person/people who placed pipe bombs near the RNC and DNC during the USCapitol riot & siege January 6
National Guard: "No confrontations" between 25,000 Guard troops and any protesters in D.C. during inauguration
DC firefighters determined there were no smoke alarms in the home where 2 residents lost their lives this morning on 8th St NW. We will return to the area later today to provide the community with fire safety literature & smoke detectors where needed
Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi: We look forward to working with the new US administration to strengthen the strategic relations between our two countries and support stability and peace in the Middle East region
Petworth neighborhood, where a fire early this morning claim the lives of two elderly adults. Man and woman found inside this home. Unclear how the fire started, but it was a fire in the back, where the porch collapsed.
[email protected] arrested a Connecticut man for allegedly assaulting a DC police officer who was seen in videos trapped bet doors during Jan 6 US Capitol riot & insurrection, authorities said yesterday. The 23-yr-old was taken into custody in WhitePlains, NY
Working Fire 4200 block 8th St NW. Some fire extension to an adjacent home. Partial collapse of rear porch. DC firefighters continue to aggressively attack the fire. 2 adult victims have been transported with very critical life threatening injuries
Fire 4200 block 8th St NW. Heavy fire both floors rear of 2 story attached row house. DC firefighters have rescued 2 adult patients both being transported with very critical life threatening injuries
FEMS reports the 400 block of 8th Street, NW, between Upshur and Varnum Streets is closed due to fire activity.
The Wall Street Journal: The Department of Homeland Security suspends all deportations of illegal immigrants for 100 days
Male victim has been shot several times but was last reported still conscious. Suspect wore a dark jacket, gray sweatpants with white shoes. Police are investigating if the man firing the rifle from the van on 2nd St was related to this shooting.
U.S. president Biden 'looks forward to working with leaders in both parties to position America to out-compete china' - Biden NSC spokeswoman
Biden: I applaud the Senate for putting partisanship aside to prioritize our national security. Americans can rest easy tonight knowing Avril Haines has been confirmed as the Director of National Intelligence
Biden's first foreign leader call will be to Canada's Trudeau, says White House
84-10, Biden gets his first nominee confirmed: Avril Haines as Director of National Intelligence
I am out of downtown after a blessedly boring day. Fireworks over the Lincoln Memorial are still to come tonight as the District lets out a long sigh of relief and a new president settles in at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave
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Other executive actions just taken by @POTUS: Revocation of the KeystonePipeline permit and signing of the document for the US to rejoin the ParisClimateAgreement
Biden signs series of orders, including to rejoin Paris climate accords, WHO
Senators Ossoff, Warnock, and Padilla are sworn in. Democrats have taken control of the Senate and now control all three branches
ARRESTED: Patrick McCaughey was arrested for allegedly assaulting a @DCPoliceDept officer on Jan. 6th during the violence at the U.S. Capitol
DC firefighters responded to 434 calls on Tuesday, January 19th. There were 134 critical and 219 non-critical EMS dispatches, and 81 fire related incidents and other types of emergencies, including 1 working structure fire
7 month ago
Proud Boys organizer Joseph Biggs arrested in Florida in connection to the riot at the US Capitol earlier this month, adding to the growing list of federal cases against those who took part in the mob
The @USAGMgov CEO is leaving this afternoon at the request of @POTUS
Connecticut man charged with role in US Capitol chaos... accused of *crushing* police officer in door inside Capitol. Childhood friend tips off feds, per court docs
This person was detained at a security checkpoint near the White House. Secret Service told that he tried to bring in a restricted item but wouldn't tell what it was
Crowds did show up outside the security perimeter, watching Inauguration2021 on cell phones. This group is a gathering of Trump supporters, Biden supporters and street vendors in between. A lot of yelling & chanting but no violence. Police in riot gear standing by.
Found a big crowd of Biden supporters and the return of some Jesus freaks near the capitol. Riot policemen slowly coming out to keep the barriers up
And now cop dogpile to keep the Jesus freak dozen and about 20 counter protesters separate
President Biden's term formally begins after taking the oath of office, succeeding Donald Trump, whose term expired at 12:00 p.m
Truly an #InaugurationDay like no other. I'm at 13th and Pennsylvania, in view of Trump Hotel. Very few vantage points for spectators, who are nearly outnumbered by police and must undergo security screenings and a long wait to get here
There is a significant crowd of Trump supporters along Southern Blvd. The motorcade is moving slowly so @POTUS can take it all in
A bomb threat was made to the US Supreme Court on Wednesday ahead of the inauguration of Joe Biden as president, but nothing was found by security personnel, the court said
Biden inauguration begins in Washington, D.C
Person arrested at security checkpoint near 17th and Pennsylvania Avenue, following "loose ammunition discovered during the screening process." He is now charged with unregistered ammunition
Former Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama have arrived on the inaugural platform, accompanied by former First Ladies Hillary Clinton, Laura Bush and Michelle Obama. Quite a site as President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are flying to Florida
Inauguration 2021 day in Washington, District of Columbia
President-Elect Biden has arrived at the capitol.
CNN corrects: the Supreme Court public information officer tells that a bomb threat was called into the court, but the building has not been evacuated
Former Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton arrives at the inauguration, waving to the crowd
Virginia community helps to feed 500 DC police officers during Inauguration Day
There is a bomb threat at the supreme court. Deleted last tweet because are now told the building is not being evacuated. It was closed to the public for Covid. Much bigger national Guard presence
Former President @BarackObama and @MichelleObama arrive for the Inauguration Day ceremonies
A Supreme Court public information officer tells that a bomb threat was called into the court, but the building has not been evacuated
Former President George W. Bush and former FLOTUS Laura Bush have arrived for Joe Biden's inauguration. He gave us a quick wave as he walked into the Capitol building
National Guard troops rest in a Senate cafeteria this morning ahead of Biden’s Inauguration Day
Groups of journalists roaming empty roads, being turned away by security personnel as they go from checkpoint to checkpoint. More reporters than members of the public; more law enforcement than both added together
Mass is almost over. Apparently ⁦@JoeBiden⁩ doesn't sneak out at Communion
A small crowd gathers near the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle, where ⁦@JoeBiden⁩ ⁦@KamalaHarris⁩, their families and other officials are attending mass
Joe Biden: It's a new day in America
US President Trump left a letter for Joe Biden: spokesman
President Trump departs Joint Base Andrews in Air Force One for the last time as president
Trump: We have worked to rebuild the American Arab Armed Forces
Trump: We have worked to rebuild the US armed forces
As President Trump exits the White House, a motorcade heads up Connecticut Ave, presumably towards St. Matthew's Cathedral for President-Elect Joe Biden's church service
Donald Trump flies over the US Capitol in a helicopter en route to Florida and the end of his tumultuous Presidency
President Trump has left the WhiteHouse after boarding Marine One for the final time
The Pentagon: Shortening the Military Parade to Leave the White House
Marine One has landed on the lawn of the White House to take President Trump to Joint Base Andrews where he will depart on Air force One for the last time
The arrival of the aircraft that will carry Trump from the White House in preparation for his departure
The helicopter that will pick up Trump from the White House lands in South Lawn
Concrete barriers, tour buses among the things used to block the area around the Capitol
Nation's Capital. Guard members everywhere. This is 23rd St NW by the Lincoln.
It's 5:30am Inaugural morning and police are already lining Pennsylvania Ave. @ABC7Ashlie @ABC7News @ABC7GMW
Biden aides: The president-elect will sign a resolution to return the United States to the Paris climate agreement
European Commission President: Europe has a friend in the White House
Both Donovan Crowl (50) and Jessica Watkins (38) are Oath Keepers from Woodstock, rural Ohio. They're charged with multiple federal crimes, alongside a third militia member, Thomas Caldwell (65) from Berryville, Virginia's countryside
ST. ANTHONY: Police are searching for a suspect who fled from a traffic stop earlier this morning. A female was detained at the stop location, but police were still searching in the area of 33rd Ave NE & Skycroft Dr and Highcrest Rd and 37th Ave NE
Trump just revoked the executive order that banned administration officials from becoming lobbyists within five years of leaving government
Trump pardons former strategist Steve Bannon, among 143 others in hsi final hours in office
Trump pardons Bannon, per ⁦@maggieNYT⁩
A federal complaint states that an Owatonna man had been offering to sell illegal firearms on Snapchat for months and he posted about plans to kill a law enforcement officer at the Trump event last weekend
Blinken says he will support continuing to provide lethal aid to Ukraine
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