15 April 2021
#Shooting in PG on 4400 blk of Arnold Rd. PGPD confirms juvenile male shot at this location, transported with critical injuries. Dispatched at 5:29p
1 month ago
Here's the text of the supply chain executive order signed today by @POTUS:
"Yes, I have" read the intel report on Jamal Khashoggi that the ODNI will soon release, @potus tells @JenniferJJacobs
The opaque inner workings of the Capitol Police Board and what steps were taken on and before Jan. 6 overtook the intended focus of a Wednesday House hearing
The Federal Reserve Bank staff is currently investigating a disruption to multiple services
DC firefighters responded to 489 calls on Tuesday, February 23rd. There were 167 critical and 228 non-critical EMS dispatches, and 94 fire related incidents and other types of emergencies, including 1 working structure fire and 1 Two Alarm structure fire
Houston chosen for @POTUS visit on Friday because there's also a CoronavirusVaccine facility there, not because it's the hometown of @tedcruz, replies @PressSec to questions about the Texas trip
1 month ago
"We have kids coming across the border. It is heartbreaking," says @PressSec. "What we are not doing is dividing these kids and separating them from their parents at the border" which the previous administration did
1 month ago
"We've chosen the middle option" to place such children in @HHSGov facilities "and there was not enough space in existing facilities," says @PressSec. "This is a difficult situation. It is a difficult choice and that's the choice we made
1 month ago
"We were surprised to learn that Johnson & Johnson was behind on their production" of its COVID19vaccine, says @PressSec
1 month ago
The @WhiteHouse is "continuing to fight for her nomination," says @PressSec of @neeratanden
CIA Director Candidate: We cannot ignore the threats posed by Iran, such as the development of its missile program and its destabilizing activities in the region.
Bill Burns on Iran: "It's absolutely important for the United States to continue to do everything we can to prevent Iran from developing a nuclear weapon," Biden's pick to lead CIA tells Senate panel
"But it's also a world of new challenges in which climate change & global health insecurity are taking a heavy toll on the America ppl, in which cyber threats pose an ever greater risk to our society." per Burns
Former Sec of State James Baker & former SecDef, @CIA Dir Leon Panetta both speaking on behalf of Amb Burns, giving him strong endorsements
In opening remarks, Senate Intelligence Vice Chair @marcorubio tells Burns he wants commitment @CIA will work with lawmakers on traumatic brain injuries, "we are applying the necessary resources to determine who is behind these things"
Senate Intelligence Committee considers nomination of Amb. William Burns to lead @CIA "You deserve a well-earned retirement, but your country still needs you" Chairman @MarkWarner tells Burns as hearing gets underway
Readout of @POTUS's call with Prime Minister @MAKadhimi of Iraq
Sunrise reveals the extent of the damage - this home on 31st St NW was built in 1928. When @dcfireems arrived it was a ball of fire. The 7800sf house was under renovation.
A 2-alarm house fire early this morning in Northwest D.C. left a firefighter injured and 3 people displaced, @dcfireems says. 75 firefighters responded to the fire
This fire was not easy to get under control. The home sits at the end of a cul de sac, and the rear is on a steep hill. This means crews were limited on how they could attack the flames.
A destructive fire in NW DC gutted a 3-story home under construction, damaged two neighboring houses, and caused a family next door to be displaced. One firefighter hurt.
This afternoon, @POTUS will sign an executive order "that takes a critical step in ensuring that America's supply chains can withstand any crisis, as well as support jobs across the country," according to an administration official
Massive fire in NW DC. This is on 31st Street just off Woodland Drive. One firefighter was taken to hospital with minor injuries. Family from neighboring house has been displaced.
Massive fire consumed a home overnight on 31st Street NW. @dcfireems still on scene of 3-story home that was under renovation. most of that home has collapsed. Nearby homes also damaged.
This is the view from across the city as DC firefighters battled 3rd fire of the evening and 2nd multiple alarm fire of the night. 1 FF taken to hospital NLT injury and 3 residents displaced. 1 home destroyed and 2 damaged.
DC firefighters have placed 2 Alarm fire on 31st St under control. Still wetting down fire building. 1 firefighter transported with minor medical condition. Residents of 1 adjacent home displaced. Investigators on scene but work delayed due to dangerous condition of structure
2 Alarm fire 2600 block 31st St NW. DC firefighters continue to throw water on remains of original fire building. House to left had moderate damage & minor damage to home on right. Collapse zone established. Fire is on cul de sac with steep hill behind. Very challenging
# Homes threatened by two-alarm fire in the 2600 block of 31st NW. "Large structure fully engulfed
2 Alarm Fire 2600 block 31st St NW. Very large 3 story house under renovation fully involved. Fire has extended to homes on both sides. Attacking fire inside adjacent homes and and using master streams on original building
2 Alarm Fire 2600 block 31st St NW. A large structure fully engulfed in fire upon arrival. Adjacent homes severely threatened. Using an exterior attack with large diameter water streams
Senators on Tuesday grilled former top U.S. Capitol security officials, demanding they explain failures that allowed a deadly riot on Jan. 6
Some additional photos from the 1000 block of Mt. Olivet Road NE that shows the intensity of fire encountered by DC firefighters when they arrived on the scene
1 month ago
Topics discussed, according to @POTUS: "COVID19 , climate change, refugees and migration, fighting for our values on the world stage and strengthening our democracies at home
Biden has invited some Dem and GOP lawmakers to White House tomorrow to discuss global shortage of semiconductors, per sources. Numerous companies, including auto companies, are dealing with chip shortage, which is hampering ability to manufacture goods and generate sales
Happening now: Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on SolarWinds hack "Preliminary indications suggest that the scope & scale of this incident are beyond any that we've confronted as a nation, & its implications are significant" warns committee chairman @MarkWarner
US Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said on Tuesday he has directed lawmakers to craft a package of measures to counter China's rise, capitalizing on bipartisan hardline sentiment on Beijing in Congress to strengthen the U.S. tech sector and counter unfair practices
[email protected] says Congress will clear the $1.9 trillion Covid relief proposal for President Biden's signature before UI benefits expire on March 14
DCsBravest responded to 463 calls on Monday, February 22nd. There were 133 critical and 232 non-critical EMS dispatches, and 98 fire related incidents and other types of emergencies, including 1 working structure fire
1 month ago
Before discussing booster shots for COVID19 immunization, we're right now focused on getting 300 million Americans vaccinated, says @PressSec
1 month ago
"I don't know if they're going to spend a lot of time analyzing the past, they're going to look towards the future," says @PressSec of today's @[email protected] virtual meeting
In 1st phone call between Blinken and his Egyptian counterpart Blinken "raised concerns over human rights, which he emphasized would be central to the U.S.-Egypt bilateral relationship"
1 month ago
"All options are on the table down the road" on COVID19vaccines going from the US to Canada, but for now the priority is getting shots into the arms of Americans, says @PressSec
1 month ago
"That's certainly our expectation" that @neeratanden will be confirmed tomorrow, says @PressSec
1 month ago
"We are not going to expel these kids," confirms @PressSec, calling the arrival of such children at the US-Mexico border, "heartbreaking
1 month ago
Focus in the virtual bilateral meeting today for @POTUS with @JustinTrudeau will be "to discuss ways to work together on multiple levels" concerning the mutual crises the two countries are facing, says @PressSec
Senate confirms veteran U.S. diplomat Linda Thomas-Greenfield to serve as President Biden's United Nations ambassador
1 month ago
"The president will meet with local leaders" in Houston to discuss the storm and relief and recovery efforts, says @PressSec
Former U.S. Capitol Police chief says "climbing gear" and "explosives" were brought by rioters, said "coordinated" attack on Capitol began 20 minutes before Trump rally at Ellipse ended "knowing we may not be at full strength"
[email protected] former chief Sund: Fact that attack on west front of #Capitol came just minutes after #Trump MAGA speech ended showed "command and control" that attackers knew police wouldn't be at full strength
10) Irving: On January 4, I spoke with USCP Chief Sund and Senate Sergeant at Arms Stenger about a National Guard offer to incorporate 125 unarmed troops into the security plan to work traffic duty near the Capitol
14) Irving: In the course of the January 4 call, we agreed that Chief Sund would ask that the National Guard have the 125 troops standing by as an asset in reserve
Today, @POTUS "will jointly unveil a new initiative with our Canadian partners and friends: The U.S.-Canada Partnership Roadmap," announces @WhiteHouse
The G7 countries strongly condemn the Myanmar army's attacks on the demonstrators
2 apts struck by gunfire, no injuries from gun shots, 1 male suffered a non-gunshot injury
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