2 December 2021
The missiles posed no threat to US or Japanese forces, according to a senior US official. The test was likely part of its R and D as North Korea tries to make "advances in their weapons systems" and also "poke the administration to see its reaction
Police: Armed man in body armor detained at Atlantic Station grocery store
Blinken: We welcome the sanctions imposed by Canada on 9 Russians involved in Navalny's assassination attempt
8 month ago
FirstDogs, Champ and Major, back at the @WhiteHouse but will sometimes go to Delaware, confirms @PressSec
8 month ago
No details yet to release on what will be in the BuildBackBetter package which @POTUS will speak about next week in Pittsburgh, says @PressSec
8 month ago
National security team "watching and following closely" the issue of over-fishing by Chinese boats , says @PressSec in reply to @VOANews question (via @pwidakuswara) on whether US should consider leading a multi-national coalition with South American nations
8 month ago
Asked about five @WhiteHouse staffers repeatedly terminated for marijuana use, @PressSec says "there were other security issues that were raised" and notes marijuana is still not "federally legal
National Guard: 2,300 troops from across the U.S. have arrived to guard the Capitol Defense Secretary Austin extended mission two months over the objection of the Guard's top general who warned units might not deploy for similar missions in the future without a clear end date
8 month ago
Over the next several days, @POTUS meeting with his economic team to finalize his BuildBackBetter proposal, says @PressSec
Working Fire 1500 block U St NW. DC firefighters have made an aggressive inside attack and knocked all fire down. Checking for further extension. No injuries reported
Working Fire 1500 block U St NW. Fire 1st floor store in 2 story row structure. DC firefighters gaining entry and actively attacking the fire
Box Alarm 1500 block Euclid St NW. Fire 1st floor 2 story row dwelling
Shooting in the 4100blk of 18th St NE. LOF an older black Ford Bronco
SHOOTING-- 18th and Taylor Sts NE-DC in Michigan Park. Man with several NLT gunshot wounds. Not much for suspect info yet
Crash with fire 2500 block Southern Ave SE. DC firefighters on scene with 2 vehicle crash into a 3rd parked car. All vehicles on fire. In process of extinguishing. No occupants inside. 2 with minor injuries being assessed
8 month ago
Pushback from @POTUS: "We have the most diverse cabinet in history. We have a lot of Asian Americans who are in the Cabinet and sub-Cabinet levels. Our cabinet is formed
8 month ago
US to renew strategic dialogue with Iraq next month, says @PressSec in a statement
The White House: The dialogue with Iraq will focus on the role of the coalition forces in training the Iraqi army
Bill Burns sworn in as @CIA director "I've long considered CIA to be one of our country's greatest assets" he says in a statement "I'm truly humbled to join the CIA family, and I'm deeply grateful to President Biden for entrusting me with such a vital institution"
President Joe Biden called Tuesday for the United States to ban assault weapons, as he urged Congress to act on gun control in the wake of a deadly mass shooting in Colorado
U.S. President Joe Biden said Tuesday he'll do everything in his power to keep Americans safe following the mass shooting in Colorado and pushed for gun reforms, including universal background checks and an assault weapons ban
8 month ago
"There remain a range of options under consideration, and obviously tragedies like last night and the shootings in Atlanta are just reminders of how vital it is to move forward on gun safety measures," says @PressSec
The Washington Post:Boulder police said the victims ranged from the ages of 20 to 65. They are: Denny Stong, 20 Neven Stanisic, 23 Rikki Olds, 25 Tralona Bartkowiak, 49 Suzanne Fountain, 59 Teri Leiker, 51 Eric Talley, 51 Kevin Mahoney, 61 Lynn Murray, 62 Jody Waters, 65
8 month ago
Executive action, as well as legislation, under consideration for GunControl measures, @PressSec tells reporters aboard Air Force One
The Washington Post:Boulder police said the victims ages ranged between 20 and 65. They are: Denny Strong, 20 Neven Stanisic, 23 Rikki Olds, 25 Tralona Bartkowiak, 49 Suzanne Fountain, 59 Teri Leiker, 51 Eric Talley, 51 Kevin Mahoney, 61 Lynn Murray, 62 Jody Waters, 65
The children at St. Phillip's Child Development Center on 14th St. SE received a visit from DC firefighters Engine 15. As an added bonus, Sparky the Fire Dog broke away from his 70th birthday celebration to join in the fun
Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on nomination of @USNavy Adm John Aquilino to lead @INDOPACOM
"There's no greater long term challenge than climatechange" US Amb to Iraq Matthew Tueller tells @USIP "Climate change is a real problem in Iraq, which is already affected by water scarcity&limited access to potable water. Temperatures are rising & droughts are more frequent"
The Washington Post:Boulder police respond to an "active shooter" incident at grocery store
"As electoral institutions tabulate the results, the United States calls on authorities to ensure that this process is conducted in a transparent and fair manner," says @StateDeptSpox
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