18 January 2022
Senate CONFIRMS Janet Yellen to be President Biden's Treasury Secretary, 84-15. She becomes the first female Treasury Secretary in American history
State Dept says U.S. should hold China accountable for its "unfair and illegal practices" and make sure American technologies aren't facilitating china's military buildup or human rights abuses
U.S. Treasury memo on terrorism financing says that as of 2020 al-Qaeda has been gaining strength under Taliban
Biden: We tell Russia that we are concerned about Navalny and the cyber hacking and rewards for killing American soldiers in Afghanistan.
"I will not hesitate to raise those issues with the Russians" says @POTUS @JoeBiden
"We can both operate in the mutual self-interest of our countries [new START] & make it clear to Russia we are very concerned abt their behavior, whether it's Navalny, whether it's SolarWinds or whether it's the reports of bounties on the heads of Americans in Afghanistan"
@POTUS taking questions.asked about Russia, NewSTART & Alexei Navalny
'Buy American' executive order being signed by @POTUS
This will be the largest mobilization of procurement, infrastructure and R&D since World War Two, according to @POTUS
As the coronavirus pandemic has shown, this country can never again be in a situation of relying on a foreign country for supplies to protect the US, says @POTUS
These remarks by @POTUS being made in the @WhiteHouse South Auditorium with about 10 staffers standing socially distanced along the wall and the media pool
The "key plank of ensuring the future will be 'Made in America,'" says @POTUS. "We're going to use taxpayers' money to rebuild America
The Senate convened at 3:00 p.m. There will be one roll call vote at 5:30 on the nomination of Janet Yellen to be Secretary of Treasury. At 7:00 p.m., house managers will be presenting the article of impeachment
Commander of the National Guard in Washington, DC: 200 of our personnel are currently under quarantine
[email protected] on China: "China is growing more authoritarian at home and more assertive abroad. And Beijing is now challenging our security, prosperity and values in significant ways that require a new US approach."
US Justice Dept tells judge Riley Williams, woman accused of stealing computer from Nancy Pelosi's office, is suspected of using internet in recent days, encouraging people to destroy evidence in Capitol insurrection case. They want judge to prohibit internet access
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Hoping to get new National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan to the briefing room soon to answer questions on Afghanistan and other topics, says @PressSec
11 month ago
"He will be briefed" far more frequently than the past president on @WhiteHouse coronavirus task force meetings but might not attend all the meetings, says @PressSec
11 month ago
"The further you get into vaccinating Americans, the harder it becomes," says @PressSec, citing vaccine hesitancy and challenges in communicating with hard-to-reach seniors and others
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Comments today by Xi Jinping "don't change anything" regarding the US relationship with China, says @PressSec. "We want to approach this with some strategic patience" and conduct internal reviews
[email protected] says @USTreasury is taking steps to put Harriet Tubman's picture on the new $20 bills
11 month ago
Steps being taken by @USTreasury to put Harriet Tubman on new $20 bills, confirms @PressSec. "We're exploring ways to speed up that effort
11 month ago
Inter-agency reviews to be undertaken to a range of regulatory actions and relationships with companies as it relates to Chinese and other investments, says @PressSec. "We're starting from an approach of patience" in the relationship with China
11 month ago
"There is some confusion" that "speaks to a larger problem" on how many COVID19Vaccine doses are available, says @PressSec
11 month ago
Asked about Russia protests, @PressSec reiterates US call to release @navalny and all demonstrators who were detained this past weekend
11 month ago
'Buy American' executive order, to be signed this afternoon, directs agencies to close loopholes on how 'Made in America' products are measured, says @PressSec
11 month ago
"Today's action fills another campaign promise," says @PressSec of the @POTUS executive order lifting the military service ban on transgender individuals
11 month ago
Deployment by @fema to a COVID19 vaccination site in WestVirginia, says @PressSec
11 month ago
"This isn't the time to be lifting restrictions on international travel," says @PressSec announcing new COVID19-related international travel restrictions
An investigation is underway at Good Hope Road and 14th Street in SE. One man was killed, four others injured in a shooting. @DCPoliceDept on the scene while there's a lookout for a two-door white Honda Accord
Police report one person is dead and four others were injured during a shooting by a market near 14th Street and Good Hope Road SE
Police say both ICE and nearby airports have been notified. There is worry Hwang could try to flee the country to Korea, where police say he's from
Two shooting victims located at scene, 3 additional victims showed up at area hospitals. One victim pronounced deceased. Remaining 4 being treated
Executive order signed by @POTUS "enabling all qualified Americans to serve their country in uniform"
Good Hope Rd at Minnesota Ave SE-DC. 1 dead at scene, 2 others taken to hospital via EMS with serious injuries; possibly 1 more victim self-transported to hospital. Gunman poss fled in a 2-dr white Honda Accord with sunroof.
MPD investigating double shooting in the 1400 block of Good Hope Road, SE. Reported at 8:50 am. One adult male victim is unconscious and unresponsive. A second adult male victim reportedly conscious and breathing.
This is a confirmed triple shooting with 1 person Pronounced Dead on scene and 2 others transported with gunshot injuries.
Shooting Investigation in the 1400 block of Good Hope Road SE. Lookout for a 2 door white Honda Accord.
14th and Good Hope Rd. S.E. Reports of multiple people shot.
US Justice Dept court filing says 81 US Capitol Police officers and 58 DC Police officers are injured from the US Capitol Insurrection on Jan 6
MPD reports the police activity has cleared and the 3400-3600 blocks of 22nd Street, SE, between Savannah Street an
Armed robbery Investigation at 0033 hrs in the 1800 block of Belmont Road N.W.
DC Police seek the public's assistance in locating 61-year old Debra Spears, who was last seen in the 600 block of 11th Street, NE, on Friday, January 22, 2021
There's been a phone call today between @POTUS and @EmmanuelMacron
5,000 National Guard troops to remain in DC through mid-March, officials say
Confirmed stabbing at 660 24th street NE. Lookout is for a Black Female, 5'6 in height , black coat blue jeans , black boots
Alexandria Police Dept. is investigating a 4-vehicle crash with life-threatening injuries at Duke and S Patrick Streets. Route 1 NB is closed between Duke St and Franklin St. for the investigation
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