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‘Big 4’ leaders to begin talks with White House on budget deal

Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy have agreed to begin negotiations on a two-year deal to lift stiff budget caps, according ...

‘Big 4’ leaders to begin talks with White House on budget deal

Source: politico.com

Trump praises talks as White House, congressional leaders close in on budget deal White House officials and congressional leaders are closing in on a budget deal on Monday that would raise spending levels for both the Pentagon and nondefense programs while extending the debt limit until at least July 2021, according to sources clo...
13:32, 07/22/2019

U.S. Congress-White House budget, debt limit talks sputter: congressional leaders Negotiations on Wednesday between the Trump administration and top officials in the U.S. Congress failed to produce a deal on overall federal spending levels for the fiscal year starting on Oct. 1 and the need to raise Washington's borrowing authorit...
17:00, 06/19/2019

White House, Congress getting closer on budget deal White House officials and congressional leaders are drawing closer to a two-year budget agreement that also raises the debt ceiling, although both sides caution that some serious obstacles remain to a deal.Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate M...
13:00, 07/17/2019

Democrats say White House offer on budget deal has 'nonstarters' Democrats said Friday there are "nonstarters" in a new White House offer that includes $1.1 trillion in options to offset spending increases in a two-year agreement that would raise the budget caps and hike the debt limit.“This is the White House’s s...
08:32, 07/19/2019

White House, congressional leaders will try again to reach spending deal Top congressional leaders from both parties will meet with senior White House officials this week as the Trump administration and Congress try once again to reach a deal to avoid tens of billions of dollars in automatic spending cuts this fall, accor...
13:32, 06/16/2019

White House presses for fall-back plan on debt ceiling if budget talks fall through Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Monday that lawmakers could be forced to raise the debt ceiling without a broader budget deal if an agreement isn’t reached very soon, warning that time was runn......
12:32, 07/15/2019

Trump officials to meet with GOP leaders to revive stalled budget talks President Donald Trump’s budget negotiators are planning to meet with Republican leaders at the Capitol Wednesday to try and wriggle out of a stalemate with Democrats ahead of a series of key fiscal deadlines. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, acti...
14:16, 07/10/2019

Construction to begin soon on taller White House fence WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is getting a new 13-foot fence, almost double its current height, to help keep intruders out. The Secret Service says the $64 million construction project will soon begin on what eventually will be a 13-foot, 1-inch ...
11:16, 06/07/2019

Trump announces budget deal with congressional leaders President Trump and congressional leadership have reached a deal on a new federal budget and lifting the debt ceiling, it was announced Monday night. “I am pleased to announce that a deal has been struck with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, S...
04:32, 07/23/2019

White House to begin construction on taller fence this summer A border wall is not the only barrier the president has in the works. The White House is getting a new fence that’s almost double the height of the current one, according to reports. The new structure will be just over 13 feet tall. The current...
11:16, 06/08/2019

Donald Trump: Congressional leaders agree on two-year budget deal President Donald Trump announced Monday that congressional leaders reached a tentative two-year budget deal to avoid automatic spending caps and suspend the debt ceiling....
19:16, 07/22/2019

Senate leaders scramble to lift Republican support for budget deal U.S. Senate Republican leaders, pushing for passage of a two-year federal spending and debt deal, scrambled on Tuesday to pump up support among their membership despite President Donald Trump's backing....
17:48, 07/30/2019

Trump and congressional leaders announce critical debt and budget deal The two-year, $1.37tn agreement would avoid the possibility of a government shutdown or first-ever federal defaultDonald Trump and congressional leaders announced Monday that they had struck a critical debt and budget agreement. The deal amounts to a...
01:48, 07/23/2019

Bipartisan leaders, Trump administration to huddle on elusive budget deal Trump administration officials and bipartisan House and Senate leaders are set to meet again this week in an effort to revive stalled negotiations on lifting spending caps....
22:32, 06/17/2019

White House talks tough, but seeks talks with Iran As Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tries to building a coalition overseas against Tehran, White House aide Kellyanne Conway said the president is taking a hardline toward Iran but still wants talks. She also pushed Congress on immigration. (June 24) ...
09:48, 06/24/2019

Republicans revolt against White House budget plan Senate Republicans are rebelling against the Trump administration’s proposed fix to a fiscal pile-up this fall, rejecting a one-year stopgap funding bill as insufficient for the military.In a letter to President Donald Trump’s budget negotiators led ...
12:16, 07/03/2019

House panel postpones Kellyanne Conway contempt vote amid talks with White House House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings said he was postponing the vote “as I work with the White House to try to reach an accommodation” on Conway’s testimony....
18:32, 07/24/2019

House panel delays Kellyanne Conway contempt vote amid White House talks The House Oversight Committee announced Wednesday that it had postponed a vote on whether to recommend that White House counselor Kellyanne Conway be held in contempt of Congress, as talks continued with the Trump administration....
02:48, 07/25/2019

Delay in Huawei Ban Is Sought by White House Budget Office The acting director of the Office of Management and Budget said the order could burden companies that work with Huawei but also do business with the U.S. government....
21:32, 06/09/2019

House passes $1T spending bill as budget talks resume WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has passed a $1 trillion spending bill that amounts to an opening bid in a guns vs. butter fight with the Trump administration. Both sides are trying to avert the return of drastic automatic spending ...
13:16, 06/19/2019

White House Acting Budget Chief Seeks to Delay Huawei Ban A senior White House official is seeking to delay putting in place portions of a law that limits the U.S. government’s business with China’s Huawei Technologies Co., according to a person familiar with the matter. In a letter to Vice Pres...
22:32, 06/09/2019

White House acting budget chief seeks to delay Huawei restrictions: WSJ Vought asked for a delay in the implementation of the National Defense Authorization Act, signed by President Trump last year and which contains provisions that target Huawei, according to the Journal...
14:00, 06/09/2019

A top White House economic adviser says the ballooning budget deficit 'doesn’t bother' him AP/Evan Vucci White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow suggested on Thursday that the rapidly growing gap between federal income and spending wasn't a pressing concern. "I don't think we're at a crisis point now," Kudlow said of publicly-held debt ...
14:32, 06/13/2019

Congressional leaders to go to White House for Iran briefing in Situation Room The White House invited the top congressional leadership to the White House for a briefing on Iran Thursday afternoon, which the President is expected to attend, according to a source familiar with the plans....
16:00, 06/20/2019

Trump, Democratic leaders to meet on drug prices soon: White House U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with congressional Democratic leaders soon to discuss drug prices, the White House said on Tuesday following infrastructure talks with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer....
12:00, 04/30/2019

EU leaders close in on top jobs deal after longest-ever talks European Union leaders are close to picking Dutch socialist Frans Timmermans to head the European Commission, two diplomats said on Monday, as the bloc's political families dragged out horse-trading between them to an unbroken 19 hours....
03:32, 07/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump, Democratic leaders to meet on drug prices soon -White House U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with congressional Democratic leaders soon to discuss drug prices, the White House said on Tuesday following infrastructure talks with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer....
12:00, 04/30/2019

EU leaders suspend talks without deal on top jobs, Macron fumes EU leaders suspended a summit on Monday after 20 hours of talks failed to produce a deal on who should get the bloc's top jobs, prompting anger from French President Emmanuel Macron who said Europe's indecision was hurting its image abroad....
05:32, 07/01/2019

House conservatives urge Trump to reject budget deal A group of House conservatives is launching an 11th-hour bid to tank a sweeping budget deal, pressing President Donald Trump to reject it unless he gets new concessions. Fiscal conservatives, furious that the agreement provides over $300 billion in ...
21:00, 07/22/2019

Divided House Passes 2-Year Budget Deal to Raise Spending Republicans defected by the dozens, despite President Trump’s endorsement and pressure from key outside groups, and Democrats were left to get the deal passed....
14:16, 07/25/2019

House to vote on budget deal to suspend debt ceiling for 2 years The House will vote Thursday on a two-year budget proposal to raise spending caps and again suspend the U.S. debt ceiling, moves intended to head off potential economic turmoil....
06:48, 07/25/2019

House Speaker Pelosi says she's seeking budget, debt deal before August recess U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she is seeking to finalize a deal to raise the debt ceiling and resolve an impasse over the budget before the August congressional break, the Washington Post reported on Thursday....
21:48, 07/11/2019

White House says Afghan peace talks are 'proceeding' President Donald Trump met with his national security team on Friday to discuss Afghan peace talks and the meeting went "very well, and negotiations are proceeding," the White House said in a statement....
18:32, 08/16/2019

Trump says he may invite Kim to White House as talks resume President Trump​ on Sunday said teams from the US and North Korea will get together in the coming weeks to restart nuclear negotiations and appeared receptive to inviting regime leader Kim Jong Un to the White House. “​​We are going to have tea...
07:16, 06/30/2019

House to passes budget deal to raise spending caps, suspend debt ceiling The House on Thursday passed a two-year budget proposal to raise spending caps and again suspend the U.S. debt ceiling, moves intended to head off potential economic turmoil....
15:16, 07/25/2019

House passes budget deal to raise spending caps, suspend debt ceiling The House on Thursday passed a two-year budget proposal to raise spending caps and again suspend the U.S. debt ceiling, moves intended to head off potential economic turmoil....
17:16, 07/25/2019

No preconditions in trade talks with China: White House's Kudlow There are no preconditions set ahead of any trade talks with China, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Thursday ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping this weekend....
09:48, 06/27/2019

U.S.-China trade talks to continue on Friday: White House U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin have agreed with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He to continue trade talks on Friday morning, a White House spokesman said on Thursday....
21:48, 05/09/2019

President Donald Trump urges House to pass budget deal, suspend debt ceiling The House will vote Thursday on a two-year budget proposal to raise spending caps and again suspend the U.S. debt ceiling, moves intended to head off potential economic turmoil....
11:16, 07/25/2019

White House's Navarro says still expecting next round of China trade talks White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Friday the United States was still planning to hold another round of trade talks with Chinese negotiators....
16:16, 08/09/2019

Kudlow says White House will be 'very aggressive' in China trade talks with US economy doing so well National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said Friday that the strength of the U.S. economy gives it leverage over China as the two countries try to iron out a trade deal....
10:00, 04/28/2019

White House says latest China trade talks were 'constructive,' but no breakthroughs U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin concluded two days of "constructive" trade talks with Beijing officials in Shanghai Wednesday, the White House announced, the first such high-level talks since a breakd...
12:16, 07/31/2019

Trump says White House discussing gun legislation; Democrats say talks low-level President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration was in "meaningful" talks with Democrats about gun legislation after the latest mass shootings, but congressional aides downplayed the discussions as low-level and not very productive....
18:00, 08/20/2019

Mexico Tariffs To Go Ahead as Planned, Says White House as Talks Continue (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on Mexico are set to take effect Monday as planned, the White House said Friday, even as negotiators continued to meet to try to stave off his latest push to force the U.S. ally t...
13:48, 06/07/2019

White House's Kudlow hopeful on U.S.-China trade talks, agriculture buys White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Tuesday called it a good sign that top U.S. officials would be traveling to China to discuss reviving stalled trade talks, and said he expected Beijing to start buying U.S. agriculture products soon....
15:00, 07/23/2019

Mexico, U.S. officials meet in high-stakes tariff talks at White House Mexican officials met with their U.S. counterparts for talks in Washington on Wednesday aimed at reaching a deal to stave off the imposition of U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods next week, even as their government prepared to retaliate if duties go ahead...
15:00, 06/05/2019

Donald Trump welcomes Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to White House for trade talks President Donald Trump welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the White House on Friday as the two leaders prepared for a weekend of trade talks....
10:32, 04/28/2019

U.S. plans in-person China trade talks next month: White House adviser The Trump administration is still planning for a round of in-person talks between U.S. and Chinese officials in September after a constructive exchange this week between deputy-level negotiators, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Thur...
18:00, 08/22/2019

Michelle Obama talks about the last night at the White House, Democratic presidential candidates in interview “The transition happens so quickly; it’s like you don’t even get to move your furniture out until the new president takes the oath of office,” Obama told Gayle King in an interview at Essence Festival....
12:48, 07/07/2019

White House says China has indicated it wants to make trade deal The United States has received an indication from China that Beijing wants to make a trade deal, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters on Wednesday, after Washington announced it will raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese impo...
09:32, 05/08/2019

White House still wants deal on debt ceiling, funding: official The White House still wants to reach a deal with Congress to fund the government and raise the nation's debt limit, even though President Donald Trump has said he will not negotiate with Democrats until they stop investigating his administration, a s...
08:48, 05/23/2019

U.S. Congress, White House near deal on spending, debt limit: source U.S. congressional and White House negotiators are close to a deal to extend the Treasury Department's borrowing authority until July 31, 2021 and establish spending caps on a range of federal programs, a source close to the talks said on Monday....
14:48, 07/22/2019

White House's Navarro says China trade deal will take time: CNBC White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Tuesday U.S. trade talks with China are heading in the right direction and any concessions to Beijing on Huawei Technologies was small in the context of a larger trade deal....
11:48, 07/02/2019

Asylum deal at the fore as Guatemalan president visits White House Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week to discuss migration, and sources said he may sign an agreement declaring the Central American country a safe destination for asylum seekers....
14:48, 07/11/2019

Congress, White House near deal on spending, debt limit: source U.S. congressional and White House negotiators are close to a deal to extend the Treasury Department's borrowing authority until July 31, 2021 and enact spending caps on a wide range of federal programs, a source close to the talks said on Monday....
10:16, 07/22/2019

Mexican president optimistic for deal with White House to avoid tariffs Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Thursday he remained optimistic that a deal with the Trump administration could be reached to avoid new tariffs on Mexican goods, which are set to go into effect Monday. U.S. and Mexican officials ar...
10:32, 06/06/2019

White House moves to speed vote on North American trade deal The Trump administration on Thursday took a procedural action aimed at speeding up a vote in Congress on the new North American trade deal, but the move rankled House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has sought more time to review the pact....
20:00, 05/30/2019

White House moves to speed vote on North America trade deal The Trump administration took a procedural action aimed at speeding up a vote in Congress on the new North American trade deal, but the move rankled House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has sought more time to review the pact....
23:00, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 2-White House's Navarro says China trade deal will take time -CNBC White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Tuesday U.S. trade talks with China are heading in the right direction and any concessions to Beijing on Huawei Technologies were small in the context of a larger trade deal....
19:48, 07/02/2019

Budget deal achieves Pentagon’s No.1 goal: Budget predictability with $738 billion top line A HUGE SIGH OF RELIEF: That giant exhaling sound coming from the Pentagon this morning is the huge collective sigh of relief over the news that the Trump administration and Republicans were able to reach a $1.3 trillion deal with Democrats to avert w...
05:16, 07/23/2019

Rep. Jerrold Nadler reaches deal to interview former White House staffer Annie Donaldson The House judiciary committee reached an agreement Monday with Annie Donaldson, the former chief of staff for former White House counsel Donald McGahn, to give testimony before the panel....
21:16, 06/24/2019

The White House and Congress just reached a deal that would avert a major fiscal crisis in Washington this fall REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst The Trump administration and congressional Democrats forged an agreement to add billions to government spending and lift the debt limit for two years. The deal lowered the risk of a disastrous fiscal crisis in Washington this ...
15:16, 07/23/2019

Acting DHS secretary praises White House deal with Mexico on immigration, defends Trump's tariff threat Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Sunday praised the recent deal reached by the United States and Mexico to handle the migration situation along the two countries’ shared border, while downplaying the criticism of Pr...
16:00, 06/09/2019

White House invites Trump business allies to forum in search for a Middle East 'deal of the century' The meeting is part of Trump's plan to strike the "deal of the century" for Israeli-Palestinian peace. Colony Capital's Tom Barrack will attend....
10:48, 06/06/2019

Afghan leaders begin peace summit in Pakistan ISLAMABAD (AP) — Dozens of Afghan political leaders are holding a peace conference in neighboring Pakistan to pave the way for further Afghan-to-Afghan dialogue. The three-day conference comes ahead of President Ashraf Ghani’s visit to Pakistan...
01:32, 06/22/2019

Twitter will begin flagging ‘abusive’ tweets from political leaders Some of President Trump’s tweets may soon come with a trigger warning. In a move that looked like it was at least partly targeting the president, Twitter said on Thursday it will begin flagging tweets from political figures that violate its rules on ...
12:48, 06/27/2019

G20 leaders begin arriving in Japan, expected to tackle climate change, US-China trade war Trade and global tensions, as well as the looming threat of climate change, are on the agenda as world leaders gather in Osaka, Japan for the Group of 20 summit on Friday....
14:00, 06/27/2019

'Big 4' leaders to meet Tuesday on budget caps, debt limit The four top party leaders will meet on Tuesday morning to begin talks on a potential deal to raise the budget caps, as well as a possible boost to the debt ceiling, according to multiple sources, although any agreement will be hard to reach.Speaker ...
14:16, 05/20/2019

Immigration stalemate looms before talks even begin Senate Republicans are holding high-level meetings with President Donald Trump on an immigration reform bill. House Democrats are crafting their own plan to protect Dreamers. And the administration has formally requested billions in emergency aid to ...
06:16, 05/08/2019

VW says 'concrete' talks to begin for new European plant Volkswagen Group says it will start "concrete negotiations" for a new multibrand car assembly plant in Europe. Locations in Bulgaria, Serbia and Turkey are being considered for the factory, press reports have said....
10:00, 05/14/2019

"Gaon, Gareeb, Kisaan": Opposition Leaders Slam Budget Over Farmer Issues The government on Friday announced an increase in budget allocation for the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare by over 78 per cent to around Rs. 1.3 lakh crore for the current fiscal....
14:00, 07/05/2019

Trump Pressures Mexico as Second Day of Border Talks Begin President Trump said that progress was being made in border-security talks between Mexican and U.S. officials, but said Mexico must “step up to the plate” if it wants to head off tariffs planned for next week....
09:16, 06/06/2019

US, Mexico begin talks aimed at avoiding tariffs US President Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on Mexico to put pressure on the country to keep migrants from crossing into the US. Mexico has said the tariffs would only make the migration problem worse....
00:48, 06/04/2019

M.L.B. and Players’ Union Set to Begin Early Labor Talks Never before have the two sides attempted such a significant renegotiation in the middle of a contract’s term, underscoring the urgency felt in both camps....
21:48, 06/17/2019

US, Mexico officials to begin talks over tariffs, border WASHINGTON (AP) — Top officials from the U.S. and Mexico will begin talks in a scramble to fend off President Donald Trump’s threat of devastating tariffs on the southern ally and meet his demand for fewer migrants at the border. Trump is headi...
22:16, 06/02/2019

David Price highlights tweet on 'white Sox' attending White House ceremony, clarifies comment ​​​​​​​Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price highlighted a tweet Monday which showcased the cast of team members that were going to the White House to meet with President Trump now that Alex Cora dropped out....
13:00, 05/07/2019

Chinese companies brace for tariff hike as trade talks begin BEIJING (AP) — Chinese exporters of all sorts of products, from power adapters and computers to vacuum cleaners, are anxiously hoping trade talks in Washington this week will yield a deal that might stave off higher U.S. tariffs on imports from China...
05:32, 05/09/2019

"Polls End, Talks Begin": Congress On Sushma Swaraj-Pak Minister Photo A day before counting of votes for the national election, the Congress tore into the government over what it called "foreign minister-level talks" with Pakistan, alleging that with the end of......
20:48, 05/22/2019

White House said it will not provide details on individual security clearances to House panel House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) called the stance “the latest example of the president’s widespread and growing obstruction of Congress.”...
10:16, 05/01/2019

Pondering Impeachment, House Sues Don McGahn, Ex-White House Counsel, for Testimony The Judiciary Committee hopes a federal judge will strike down the White House’s “absolute immunity” claims, clearing the way for testimony from key witnesses to the special counsel....
14:16, 08/07/2019

House Democrat says impeachment inquiry needed if ex-White House counsel does not testify A Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee said on Monday an impeachment inquiry would be warranted if former White House counsel Don McGahn does not respond to a congressional subpoena to testify before the panel....
17:00, 05/20/2019

House Democrats ask National Archives for Brett Kavanaugh's White House records The request renews the records fight that dominated Kavanaugh's nomination hearings before the controversy was subsumed by accusations against the then-federal appeals court judge of sexual misconduct....
12:16, 08/06/2019

The Mad King's Minions Tell Former White House Lawyer Don McGahn Not to Testify Before House Committee The White House has reportedly directed former White House counsel Don McGahn not to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, arguing that as a former senior adviser to the president he is not legally required to appear before the com...
15:32, 05/20/2019

House Panel Approves Subpoena for White House Emails From Private Accounts The House Oversight Committee voted to authorize a subpoena for all official texts and emails sent or received by senior White House officials on personal accounts....
14:16, 07/25/2019

House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants amid White House opposition The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers" who entered the United States when they were children....
16:32, 06/04/2019

White House asserts 'executive privilege' as House panel takes aim at Barr The White House on Wednesday took the aggressive step of invoking "executive privilege" to block the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full Russia report as a Democratic-led U.S. congressional panel moved toward holding Attorney General Wil...
08:32, 05/08/2019

As ex-White House counsel defies subpoena, U.S. House Democrats weigh response Former White House Counsel Don McGahn ignored a subpoena to testify on Tuesday to a U.S. House of Representatives committee, fuelling talk among Democratic lawmakers of possible legal action against him and potential impeachment of President Donald T...
10:32, 05/21/2019

White House rejects House request for documents for Trump investigation The White House on Wednesday rejected a request by the House judiciary committee for documents related to an investigation into possible obstruction of justice and abuses of power by President Donald Trump....
23:16, 05/15/2019

House Democrats request White House communications sent via personal email The Oversight Committee has asked for copies of all official-business transmissions sent by personal email or encrypted message in violation of federal record-keeping laws....
12:00, 07/01/2019

White House Orders Hope Hicks to Defy House Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — The White House is again directing former employees not to cooperate with a congressional investigation, this time instructing former aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to provide documents to the House Judiciary Committee....
10:00, 06/04/2019

White House Directs Kellyanne Conway to Defy House Subpoena The White House told Kellyanne Conway on Monday not to comply with a congressional subpoena compelling her to testify about compliance with ethics laws....
15:32, 07/15/2019

Ex-White House aide agrees to testify to House panel about Trump Another senior ex-White House aide has agreed to provide testimony, initially in writing, to congressional investigators probing possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Monday....
11:00, 06/24/2019

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to provide funding to address the U.S. border migrant crisis....
12:48, 06/27/2019

House panel to interview ex-White House security clearance chief The Democratic chairman of a congressional committee has put off holding a former White House security clearance chief in contempt until after the panel interviews him about decisions made on some of President Donald Trump's advisers....
09:16, 04/28/2019

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migrants, a bill that stands virtually no chance of enactment b...
17:48, 06/04/2019

U.S. House panel requests White House provide nondisclosure agreements The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform on Tuesday reissued a request made last year for copies of the nondisclosure agreements signed by White House staffers under President Donald Trump....
12:32, 05/14/2019

House panel chairman threatens former White House aides with contempt U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he would expect former White House aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to be held in contempt if they do not comply with subpoenas for documents he wants for his panel's probe in...
15:32, 06/04/2019

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn is a no-show at a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, defying a subpoena for his testimony. President Donald Trump directed McGahn to ignore the committee’s subpoena to testify...
09:16, 05/21/2019

White House Memo: A Strategy Emerges to Counter House Democrats: Dare Them to Impeach The president seems eager to force the hand of Democrats who are investigating him as if they were conducting an impeachment inquiry without actually calling it that....
17:32, 05/09/2019

Amid White House defiance, U.S. House panel weighs holding Barr in contempt A Democratic-led U.S. congressional panel met on Wednesday to vote on holding Attorney General William Barr in contempt over his refusal to comply with a subpoena seeking an unredacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry report...
07:48, 05/08/2019

House Dems authorize subpoenas for senior White House aides' official communications The House Oversight and Reform Committee voted on Thursday to authorize subpoenas for senior White House officials’ communications via private email accounts and messaging applications, a significant escalation in a years-long, bipartisan effort to l...
10:48, 07/25/2019

House Judiciary chief calls White House stance on panel probe 'preposterous' U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Wednesday that the White House's refusal to cooperate with his panel's probe of allegations of obstruction of justice and abuses of power by President Donald Trump was "preposterous" and ...
14:32, 05/15/2019

House Democrats subpoena ex-White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson Donaldson was chief of staff to former White House counsel Don McGahn, who on Tuesday defied the Judiciary panel's subpoena to testify about special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Hicks is the former White House communications direc...
13:16, 05/21/2019

Trump to begin nuclear bomb-reduction talks with Russia, maybe China, 'very shortly' President Trump said Friday that he expects to begin brokering a nuclear disarmament deal with Russia "very shortly," with a possible addition of China later....
03:00, 05/04/2019

Trump's 25% China tariffs begin as trade talks between two nations continue Trump administration officials were expected to continue high-stakes trade talks with China on Friday, as higher tariffs kicked in.        ...
07:00, 05/10/2019

White House threatens to veto House bill aimed at improving treatment of migrant families The White House threatened Monday to veto a Democratic-written $4.5 billion bill aimed at improving the treatment of migrant families detained after crossing the southern border into the U.S....
08:16, 06/25/2019

Trump’s tweet derails House bill opposed by lobbyist with close White House ties Matthew Schlapp is lobbying for the operator of two casinos that could lose business if H.R. 312 is passed. Schlapp’s wife, Mercedes, is White House strategic communications director....
17:48, 05/08/2019

House panel reaches agreement to question former chief of staff to onetime White House counsel The House Judiciary Committee will accept written answers from Annie Donaldson, former chief of staff to Donald McGahn. Donaldson’s written notes were key to the Mueller report....
10:32, 06/24/2019

House Judiciary Committee schedules hearing for Don McGahn, despite White House move to block subpoena The House Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing for Don McGahn next week, but it is unclear if the former White House counsel will agree to appear—the latest development in the battle between congressional Democrats and the White House for test...
10:00, 05/14/2019

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exemption does not exist....
02:48, 06/20/2019

White House blocks Conway from House oversight hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Monday it will not allow presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway to appear before a House committee looking into allegations that she repeatedly violated a federal law that limits political activity by governmen...
21:00, 06/24/2019

White House threatens veto on House border bill The White House threatened late Monday to veto the $4.5 billion House bill which would provide emergency funding at the border over concerns that legislation in its current form lacks the money necessary for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement t...
06:48, 06/25/2019

White House Directs Conway Not to Testify Before House Panel Kellyanne Conway, President Trump’s counselor, was asked to answer questions about her violations of a federal law that bars government officials from engaging in political activities at work....
19:48, 06/24/2019

House panel votes to authorize subpoenas for all White House work communications sent via personal email, cellphone The House Oversight Committee had asked the Trump administration about reports that some top White House officials used personal email and encrypted applications to communicate....
16:16, 07/25/2019

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's office....
14:32, 05/21/2019

White House fires back as House Dems mull retaliation over Israel nixing Omar, Tlaib visit The White House on Monday fired back at Democrats amid reports that they may be planning retaliatory moves in Congress against two top American and Israeli diplomats in response to Israel’s decision to block Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from en...
12:48, 08/19/2019

De Blasio, City Council at odds in budget talks City Council Speaker Corey Johnson said Monday that Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Council are so far apart on a new budget that he expects negotiations to drag into the summer. “Typically, we try to get this budget adopted by the first week in June,” ...
12:48, 05/06/2019

Days Before Budget, PM Talks Of Sectors That Need Focus In Parliament Agriculture, manufacturing and exports deserve significant attention, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday in his first speech in parliament after his re-election, days before his government......
21:32, 06/25/2019

Democrats Pelosi, Schumer say budget talks 'productive' The two top Democrats in Congress said on Tuesday that talks with Republican lawmakers and White House officials on federal spending were "productive."...
23:00, 05/21/2019

With Insurance Bill Passage, House Democrats Begin Health Care Blitz The House on Thursday passed legislation to roll back waivers on the coverage mandates under the Affordable Care Act, the first of a dozen health care bills coming....
16:48, 05/09/2019

Wall fight looms again as lawmakers prep for budget talks The House, Senate, and White House are poised to begin talks next week on a budget deal and raising the debt ceiling, but an accord on 2020 spending could be hobbled once again by a fight over border wall funding....
01:16, 05/19/2019

Iran Says It Will Begin Enriching Uranium Beyond Nuclear Deal Limits Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization said on Monday that it has increased production of low-enriched uranium—of the type suitable for use in nuclear power generators, but not nuclear warheads—to levels that will exceed limits imposed in the 2015 nuclear...
10:48, 06/18/2019

EU leaders start another round of talks on top jobs European Union leaders have started another marathon session of talks desperately seeking a breakthrough in a diplomatic fight over who should be picked for a half dozen of jobs at the top of EU institutions...
05:48, 06/30/2019

Budget talks not affected by Trump refusal to negotiate with Congress: CNBC President Donald Trump's refusal to negotiate with Congress does not extend to his administration's effort to reach a deal on must-pass debt ceiling and funding bills, CNBC reported on Wednesday, citing an unidentified senior administration official....
15:48, 05/22/2019

US-China Trade Talks, Union Budget To Guide Markets: Experts Brent crude, the global oil benchmark rose sharply on Thursday after war like situation developed between Iran and the US after Iran shot down a US drone...
05:16, 06/23/2019

As meetings begin and U.S. tariffs loom, Mexico hopes for migration deal Mexico can reach an agreement with the United States to resolve a dispute over migration that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to threaten punitive tariffs, Mexican officials said on Monday as high-level talks were set to begin in Washington....
09:32, 06/03/2019

Sudan protest leaders reject talks after 60 die in crackdown Sudan's protest leaders have rejected the offer of talks with the country's military rulers after 60 people reportedly died in a violent security crackdown....
07:16, 06/05/2019

Divided pro-EU leaders open talks after tense election Parties committed to closer European Union integration began bargaining over jobs and policy on Monday after an election to the EU parliament which fragmented the center but gave only limited gains to nationalists....
09:48, 05/27/2019

Dems pressure congressional leaders to act on gun control and white supremacy House Democrats are demanding Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell immediately return to Washington so the Senate can vote on gun control legislation in the wake of two deadly mass shootings over the weekend that left at least 31 people dead. The m...
20:48, 08/06/2019

Leaders of white supremacist prison gang charged in killings SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say leaders of a notorious white supremacist gang have been charged with directing killings and drug smuggling from within California’s most secure prisons. The charges unsealed Thursday detail five...
12:16, 06/06/2019

House Republicans balking as budget vote looms GOP leaders — with some help from President Donald Trump — are scrambling to round up Republican support for a two-year, $2.7 trillion budget deal as the House moves toward a vote on the package Thursday afternoon.Top Republicans believe only a fract...
10:48, 07/25/2019

Budget talks at impasse as spending cuts, debt ceiling threaten economy Congressional leaders and the Trump administration left a critical meeting on Wednesday still with no budget agreement, deadlocked over how much to raise domestic spending to avoid a fiscal calamity.Given the lack of progress, administration official...
02:00, 06/20/2019

Yemen's Houthis begin withdrawal from Hodeidah ports in boost to peace deal Yemen's Houthi movement on Saturday started withdrawing forces from Saleef port in Hodeidah under a U.N.-sponsored deal that had been stalled for months, a Reuters witness said, reviving hopes for peace efforts to end the four-year war....
07:00, 05/11/2019

G20: Trump trades jokes, talks trade with world leaders U.S. President Donald Trump talked trade, military and Iran with world leaders Friday all with a smile and a joke or two during the first day of the two-day G20 summit in Japan....
04:00, 06/28/2019

Venezuela opposition, government leaders travel to Norway for possible talks Representatives of Venezuela's government and the opposition have traveled to Norway to discuss potential options following a failed uprising against President Nicolas Maduro, according to four opposition sources familiar with the situation....
21:32, 05/15/2019

G7 leaders need some clear-the-air talks rather than fake smiles | Larry Elliott The Beatles kept up their pretence but world leaders must face up to their differences and find solutions to potentially corrosive threatsBack in 1975 the French president Valéry Giscard D’Estaing had a brainwave. The great powers of the west were re...
05:32, 08/18/2019

Pacific Island leaders start talks on climate targets Pacific Islands leaders began negotiations over climate change and other policies at an annual summit on Thursday, talks that will test Australia's relationship with the region as it refuses to embrace tougher emission reduction targets....
03:32, 08/15/2019

The Latest: China, North Korean leaders hold talks BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s state visit to North Korea (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The leaders of China and North Korea are holding talks in the North Korean capital. China’s official Xinhua News Agency sa...
03:32, 06/20/2019

Sudan rebel group says leaders deported after talks collapse Sudan's ruling military has deported three members of a rebel movement detained last week in the wake of a deadly raid on a protest sit-in, the movement said on Monday....
11:16, 06/10/2019

U.S. budget negotiations advance but no deal yet U.S. Congress and White House negotiators spent hours in closed-door meetings trying to reach a two-year deal on federal spending but could not yet wrap up an agreement, Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said on Tuesday....
16:16, 05/21/2019

House Passes Bipartisan Budget Bill With Trump Support (WASHINGTON) — Observing a rare cease-fire in their battles with President Donald Trump, the Democratic-controlled House on Thursday easily passed bipartisan debt and budget legislation to permit the Treasury to issue bonds to pay the governmen...
22:00, 07/25/2019

House approves bipartisan budget and debt ceiling bill The Democratic-led House of Representatives passed the bipartisan budget and debt ceiling bill Thursday in a vote of 284 to 149. The legislation will stretch the debt ceiling limit through July 2021 – after the presidential election – and...
18:16, 07/25/2019

The Latest: Kansas House rejects budget in Medicaid fight TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the Kansas Legislature’s debate on Medicaid expansion and the next state budget (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Kansas legislators who support expanding Medicaid have blocked the next state budget in hopes of forc...
14:32, 05/03/2019

Pelosi rejects short-term debt ceiling hike as budget talks extend House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Monday night turned aside the notion of a short-term debt ceiling hike as she continues negotiating on a broader budget deal with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.After days of hashing out their positions over the phone, P...
20:16, 07/15/2019

House Democratic, GOP leaders weigh in on Iran Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy weighed in Thursday on the growing tensions between the U.S. and Iran. (May 16)        ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

| Sudan army ruler seeks to resume talks with protest leaders Sudan's army ruler have called on protest leaders to resume talks on the transfer of power without any conditions, as tension between the two sides persists after the bloody dispersal of demonstrators....
05:16, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 1-HK braces for more protests as world leaders urge calm, talks * Airport reopens but more protests planned across city (Recasts throughout with comments by Trump, France and Canada, pro-government advertisements, protest details; adds bullet points and byline)...
21:00, 08/14/2019

PM Holds Bilateral Talks With BIMSTEC Leaders, Focuses On Boosting Ties PM Narendra Modi today held separate meetings with Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, Nepalese Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Bhutanese Prime Minister Lotay Tshering, exploring ways to......
05:32, 05/31/2019

U.S.' Pompeo hopes for North Korea talks soon, no leaders' summit planned U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday he hoped working-level talks to revive denuclearization talks with North Korea could occur "very soon" but emphasized that a follow up leaders' summit was not planned....
11:16, 07/29/2019

Venezuelan Government Officials and Opposition Leaders Are Meeting In Norway for Talks (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition traveled to Norway for talks on resolving the crisis in the South American country, officials said Wednesday, opening a new chapter in a political stalemate afte...
00:48, 05/16/2019

Taliban, Afghan leaders agree to peace 'road map' ahead of U.S. talks Taliban officials and Afghan government leaders, acting in an unofficial capacity, said Tuesday they've ended two-days of meetings in Qatar with an eight-point road map for peace....
07:00, 07/09/2019

North Korea official tells U.S. counterpart talks to begin soon: senior U.S. official A North Korean official told a White House National Security Council counterpart last week that working-level talks to revive denuclearization negotiations with North Korea would start very soon, a senior U.S. administration official said on Tuesday....
15:16, 07/30/2019

Sixth round of U.S., Taliban peace talks begin today: Taliban spokesman American and Taliban officials are meeting on Wednesday in Qatar to resume talks aimed at ending a 17-year war in Afghanistan, a Taliban official said....
23:16, 04/30/2019

Red Sox pitcher David Price signal-boosts tweet about 'white Sox' visiting Trump's White House The World Series champion Boston Red Sox are set to be honored at the White House on Thursday with President Donald Trump.        ...
14:48, 05/06/2019

Leaders of Aryan Brotherhood white supremacist prison gang charged in killings SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Leaders of the Aryan Brotherhood prison gang were charged Thursday with directing killings and drug smuggling from within California’s most secure prisons, U.S. prosecutors said. The charges detail five slayings and accuse an att...
16:16, 06/06/2019

Final details of a budget deal are emerging The key outstanding elements of a sweeping two-year, $1.37 trillion budget agreement -- which would include a two-year suspension of the debt ceiling -- moved toward a resolution late Sunday evening, according to two sources familiar with the talks. ...
14:32, 07/22/2019

House lawmakers approve $600M in budget to upgrade election security Exactly 17 months before the 2020 U.S. elections, a House subcommittee approved a bill Monday that would spend $600 million on increased security for voting systems across the United States....
11:16, 06/04/2019

Salary increase for Congress? House leaders look to end own pay freeze WASHINGTON (AP) — A handful of senior House lawmakers, frustrated by a decade of frozen congressional salaries, are quietly exploring whether to accept an annual pay raise that they’ve shunned since Barack Obama was first president. It’s ...
11:32, 05/09/2019

House leaders clash over looming immigration raids House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Republican leader Kevin McCarthy clashed Thursday over a planned nationwide immigration enforcement operation expected to begin this weekend targeting people who are in the United States illegally. (July 11)  ...
13:32, 07/11/2019

Keir Starmer blames 'wannabe Tory leaders' for Brexit talks failure Shadow Brexit secretary says impasse could be broken by allowing confirmatory voteThe shadow Brexit secretary, Keir Starmer, has blamed “wannabe Tory leaders” for the breakdown of cross-party talks as he renewed his call for a second referendum on le...
17:48, 05/18/2019

Theresa May set for final Brussels trip as PM as she joins talks aimed at naming next EU leaders Theresa May is set for what will be her final trip to Brussels as Prime Minister as she joins talks aimed at naming the next leaders for top positions in EU....
23:00, 06/19/2019

| Sudan army ruler calls on protest leaders to hold unconditional talks Sudan's army ruler has called on protest leaders to resume talks on the transfer of power without any conditions, as tension between the two sides remain high....
15:48, 06/19/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu invites leaders for coalition talks to avoid 'unnecessary elections' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu invited other party leaders to meet with him Sunday as he attempts to form a coalition government and avoid new elections....
15:32, 05/26/2019

World leaders call for calm, talks as Hong Kong braces for more protests Police and protesters faced off again on the streets of the financial hub overnight, with riot officers quickly firing tear gas as their response to demonstrators hardens....
23:32, 08/14/2019

Turkish and Greek Cypriot leaders ready for talks with UN chief on improved relations Leaders of the Greek and Turkish parts of the divided island of Cyprus have agreed to meet with the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, in order to “plan the way forward”, and improve the daily lives of all Cypriots, a statement from the UN Missi...
10:48, 08/09/2019

Senate leader says he is confident budget deal will pass Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he was confident the Senate would pass a newly agreed deal to extend the U.S. debt limit and set federal spending caps for two years....
13:16, 07/23/2019

Senate Republicans pray Trump will take budget deal Congress and the White House are moving toward an ambitious budget deal, but the big question still remains: What will President Donald Trump do? Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Republican senators are pushing Trump to accept an agreement...
09:16, 07/18/2019

Pelosi 'hopeful' about clinching budget deal this month Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday she is "hopeful" about reaching a sweeping budget deal to avert a debt default and stave off billions in automatic spending cuts before Congress leaves for recess at the end of the month. Pelosi's comments to report...
15:00, 07/16/2019

Trump receptive to bipartisan deal on budget cuts President Donald Trump left a meeting with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday morning seemingly open to a deal with Democrats to raise the budget caps that will cause strict spending cuts in the fall, according to three people familiar...
23:16, 05/14/2019

Paul: Big budget deal marks 'death of tea party' Sen. Rand Paul, who was first elected in 2010 as a one of the original tea party candidates, declared the movement dead on Wednesday, citing a massive budget deal poised for passage Thursday....
01:16, 08/01/2019

UK's Javid says would order 'no-deal budget' if prime minister British interior minister Sajid Javid said he would order the preparation of a "no-deal budget" to convince the European Union that Britain was serious about leaving on Oct. 31 if he succeeds Theresa May as prime minister....
16:00, 05/31/2019

Senate passes massive 2-year budget deal The Senate passed a two-year bipartisan budget deal and sent it to President Donald Trump’s desk for his signature, putting an end to the threat of a debt crisis this fall and easing the path toward funding the government past Sept. 30. The vote was...
12:48, 08/01/2019

Senate set to vote on massive 2-year budget deal The Senate is on the verge of approving a two-year bipartisan budget deal to send to President Donald Trump’s desk, putting an end to the threat of a default and easing the path toward funding the government past Sept. 30.The Senate will begin voting...
05:16, 08/01/2019

The Latest: GOP House leaders avoid comment on Trump remark WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and investigations into Russia election meddling (all times local): 12:15 p.m. The House’s two top Republicans are avoiding directly addressing whether it was appropriate for President Dona...
14:32, 06/13/2019

House Judiciary leaders press for answers in Epstein death The leaders of the House Judiciary Committee wrote to the Federal Bureau of Prisons on Monday, pushing for answers in the weekend death of financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was being held in a New York jail on sex trafficking charges.Rep. Jerry Nadler (...
09:32, 08/13/2019

House leaders: Bevin’s pension plan still short of votes FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin still lacks enough votes to push his pension-relief bill through the state House, even with the changes he made to his proposal, House leaders said Thursday. They said the tweaks to the bill didn’t...
17:00, 06/06/2019

Leaders of notorious white supremacist prison gang in California charged in killings, drug-trafficking SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Leaders of notorious white supremacist prison gang in California charged in killings, drug-trafficking....
12:16, 06/06/2019

Partisan divide marks defense budget battle in House Armed Services Committee BATTLELINES DRAWN: The House Armed Services Committee continues the work of nailing down just what will be funded in this year’s National Defense Authorization Act, amid increased grumbling from Republicans that Democrats are running roughshod over t...
12:16, 06/05/2019

Dem-led House clears Trump-backed budget and debt limit package, most Republicans oppose House lawmakers on Thursday passed a budget and debt deal that that received bi-partisan support and the strongest endorsement yet from President Trump....
16:00, 07/25/2019

Pelosi sees 'clear understanding' with Mnuchin on budget deal House Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested tonight that she and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin may be within striking distance of a two-year agreement to avoid billions in automatic spending cuts and a calamitous default on the nation’s debt.“We have a ...
18:16, 07/16/2019

Pelosi opens door to budget-impasse deal before August House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, eager to avoid a high-stakes fiscal fight with the White House and potentially devastating consequences for the economy, said on Thursday that she would seek a massive bipartisan deal to lift the debt ceiling and stave off...
18:00, 07/11/2019

Government refuses to rule out emergency no-deal Brexit budget Treasury minister declines to confirm whether stimulus to be announced before departureThe chief secretary to the Treasury has declined to rule out an emergency no-deal Brexit budget before 31 October, when the UK could crash out of the European Unio...
03:16, 08/01/2019

As Congress Seeks Budget Deal, Negotiators Try to Sideline Mulvaney With the clock ticking toward a potential debt default, federal budget negotiators are maneuvering to isolate the man seen as the common enemy: Mick Mulvaney....
04:32, 07/18/2019

De Blasio, Corey Johnson close to deal on city budget Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson are expected to shake hands on a city budget deal Thursday evening, three sources told The Post. Two City Council sources said the mayor was eager to get an agreement done now so he can focu...
15:00, 06/13/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson to slash taxes in no-deal Brexit budget Boris Johnson, the leading contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, is preparing an emergency budget including aggressive tax cuts, an overhaul of stamp duty and an assault on regulation if there is a no-deal Brexit, The Times reporte...
23:32, 06/27/2019

Pelosi sets spending demands for two-year budget deal U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Saturday that a two-year budget agreement with the Trump administration must include equal increases in defense and nondefense spending, plus additional money for a program intended to improve healthcare for mi...
23:16, 07/13/2019

Bill de Blasio, Corey Johnson reach deal on $92.8B budget Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson hugged and shook hands Friday after cutting a deal on a $92.8 billion budget for fiscal year 2020 – leaving Hizzoner just enough time to skip out of town and hit the campaign trail this week...
18:16, 06/14/2019

Shelby: Trump ‘pretty positive’ on budget caps deal President Donald Trump seemed “pretty positive” Monday afternoon about the idea of striking a deal with Congress to prevent billions of dollars in sequestration cuts over the next two years, Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby said tonight....
22:16, 05/20/2019

GOP leaders: Bevin lacks votes to pass pension bill in House FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin lacks the votes to push his replacement pension bill through a special legislative session he has promised to convene, some top GOP lawmakers said Monday. House Majority Floor Leader John “Bam̶...
16:48, 05/06/2019

House Leaders Push Mueller to Testify as More Democrats Clamor for Impeachment Robert S. Mueller III stated clearly that he hoped his public statement Wednesday would be his last, but with impeachment fever rising, Democrats want him on a witness stand....
18:16, 05/29/2019

House GOP leaders condemn Steve King for 'appalling' rape comments Embattled Rep. Steve King on Wednesday said the human population might not exist if not for rape and incest, drawing scorn — and renewed calls to resign — from scores of Democrats and some in his own party. The Iowa Republican, who was speaking at a...
03:32, 08/15/2019

House Dem leaders to give chairmen broad power to enforce subpoenas House Democratic leaders are preparing to grant sweeping authority to committee chairs to sue the Trump administration over its refusal to comply with congressional demands for information — from President Donald Trump's tax returns to former special...
13:00, 06/06/2019

GE Reaches Labor Deal With Union Leaders General Electric reached a tentative four-year agreement with a group of unions after a few weeks of negotiations, keeping a labor peace as the conglomerate restructures operations....
11:00, 06/25/2019

House Democrats reject Trump budget cuts, roll out $46.4B energy and climate spending bill House appropriators on Tuesday sought to increase funding to combat global warming, releasing a fiscal year 2020 energy and water spending bill that rejects President's Trump's proposed budget cuts....
17:00, 05/14/2019

Lebanon president urges 2019 budget deal as veterans protest Lebanon's president called on Tuesday for approval of the 2019 draft budget by the end of May in order to launch long-stalled economic reforms, though military veterans fearing pension cuts took to the streets....
07:16, 04/30/2019

Nancy Pelosi warns cuts in foreign aid could jeopardize budget deal Speaker Nancy Pelosi is warning the Trump administration that a White House proposal to cut billions of dollars in foreign aid could imperil a recent two-year budget agreement.Before leaving for the August recess, Congress passed a massive budget dea...
22:16, 08/18/2019

Senate Republican leader sees budget, debt ceiling deal soon U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he hoped Congress could reach by the end of the day a two-year agreement on federal spending limits that would also increase the nation's debt ceiling....
14:32, 05/21/2019

Senate passes massive budget deal that lifts the debt ceiling The Senate passed Thursday a massive budget deal that would stave off the looming threat of a potential default on US debt and prevent automatic spending cuts to domestic and military funding....
21:16, 08/01/2019

McConnell urges Republicans: Hold your nose and pass budget deal Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urged Senate lawmakers to pass a massive federal spending and borrowing deal as Republicans registered their opposition to the measure....
01:16, 08/01/2019

House panel chair asks watchdog for probe of Homeland Security leaders The chairman of a U.S. House panel asked an internal watchdog on Friday to investigate whether top officials at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. border service knew about a Facebook group where agents posted racist and misogynis...
12:00, 07/06/2019

PM to meet EU leaders as Number 10 plays down no-deal dossier Boris Johnson will head to Berlin and Paris this week in a bid to secure a new Brexit deal, as Number 10 seeks to play down a secret Whitehall no-deal dossier....
02:48, 08/19/2019

State leaders reach deal on new rent protections for NYC ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Legislative leaders in Albany have announced a deal on new tenant protections for millions of New York City apartment dwellers. Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie released a statement T...
21:00, 06/11/2019

Party leaders bullish on quick spending deal Mitch McConnell isn't exactly prone to public displays of optimism. But the Senate majority leader was downright ecstatic — for him — after a lengthy Tuesday meeting with Democrats and Trump administration officials about cutting a two-year budget de...
13:32, 05/21/2019

Congress and Trump Administration Strike Deal on Federal Budget, Ensuring No Shutdown WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and congressional leaders announced late Monday they had struck a critical debt and budget agreement. The deal amounts to an against-the-odds victory for Washington pragmatists seeking to avoid politically da...
18:16, 07/22/2019

Trump signs 2-year budget deal, despite conservative complaints of runaway debt The White House announced without fanfare that the president had signed legislation that boosts spending and eliminates the threat of a debt default until after the 2020 election....
14:48, 08/02/2019

Land the perfect budget phone with this cheap Moto G7 Power deal from Amazon With the world's top smartphones frequently topping the £1,000 mark, it's easy to think getting an impressive smartphone has to mean an eye-watering investment. Luckily, there are a few budget phones floating around, dispelling that id...
15:16, 08/05/2019

Mnuchin says Trump wants to keep government open as Washington scrambles for budget, debt deal If the Trump administration and Congress fail to reach a spending agreement, the White House will offer to keep the government funded at its current levels for a year, Mnuchin said....
15:32, 06/19/2019

Senate Passes Budget and Debt Deal, President Trump Promises to Sign (WASHINGTON) — A hard-won budget and debt deal easily cleared the Senate on Thursday, powered by President Donald Trump’s endorsement and a bipartisan drive to cement recent spending increases for the Pentagon and domestic agencies. The l...
17:48, 08/01/2019

Senate passes massive budget deal hailed by Trump as 'phenomenal' – live Bill, which would lift debt ceiling until 2021, passes 67-28Trump calls Vladimir Putin to ‘offer help on wildfires’Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.59pm BST The budget bill does lift the debt ceiling into July 2021, but it does...
10:16, 08/01/2019

House Democratic leaders face pressure to impeach Trump post-Mueller hearings The growing momentum comes as the first ad featuring clips from the testimony of former special counsel Robert S. Mueller III is being broadcast on televisions across the country....
00:16, 07/31/2019

Highlights: EU leaders meet to hammer out deal on climate, top jobs The European Union's 28 national leaders meet in Brussels on Thursday to haggle over how ambitious their climate goals should be and who should navigate the bloc in coming years....
08:16, 06/20/2019

Guatemalan and U.S. leaders to discuss migration, asylum deal seen close Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week to discuss migration, among other topics, following weeks of intense negotiations aimed at declaring the Central American country a safe destination for asylum seekers....
13:48, 07/11/2019

Congressional Leaders Urge Members to Approve Spending Deal Congressional leaders from both parties are urging lawmakers to support a two-year spending deal that also lifts the government’s borrowing limit, seeking to ensure the compromise negotiated for weeks passes with broad bipartisan majorities....
12:00, 07/24/2019

EU leaders' tentative deal on top jobs hits opposition in parliament French President Emmanuel Macron sought to break a deadlock over the EU's top jobs on Tuesday by proposing France's Christine Lagarde, now head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), to lead the European Central Bank (ECB), diplomatic sources said...
10:32, 07/02/2019

Trump's reckless budget deal with Pelosi provides opening for Mark Sanford primary challenge In joining forces with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on a budget deal that would raise the debt ceiling and boost spending by $340 billion above hard-fought for limits, President Trump not only has obliterated the legacy of the Tea Party, but he has cre...
06:00, 07/24/2019

Trump announces 'real compromise' on budget deal, as fiscal hawks and some Dems cry foul The Trump administration and congressional leaders, including Democrats, have reached a critical debt and budget agreement that all but eliminates the risk of another government shut down this fall -- but that has already drawn fierce blowback from c...
16:48, 07/22/2019

Albany leaders strike deal to strengthen rent protections for tenants State lawmakers struck a deal Tuesday to overhaul and strengthen the laws that set the rents in nearly 1 million New York City apartments, backing reforms that would make it harder for landlords to raise rents and evict tenants. The package of rent b...
14:00, 06/11/2019

Mexican Business Leaders Express Relief at Deal to Avoid Tariffs Mexico’s business leaders breathed a sigh of relief after the Trump administration dropped its threat to impose tariffs, avoiding further risk to an economy that was already showing signs of fragility....
13:48, 06/08/2019

Sudan: Military, protest leaders sign historic transition deal Eight months after popular protests erupted, Sudan's main opposition coalition and the ruling military council have signed a final agreement for a transitional government....
06:00, 08/17/2019

| 'Game changer for Africa' as leaders launch 'historic' free trade deal African nations officially launched a landmark trade agreement at the African Union summit in Niger on Sunday, with the long sought-after agreement hailed as a historic step towards "peace and prosperity" across the continent....
16:48, 07/07/2019

Sudan’s Ruling Military Has Signed a Power-Sharing Deal With Opposition Leaders (CAIRO) — Sudan’s ruling military and the pro-democracy movement on Wednesday signed a political document that’s part of a power-sharing deal meant to end the country’s deadlock after weeks of stalled talks. The two sides &mda...
05:48, 07/17/2019

Trump, Congress leaders reach deal on debt limit, spending caps President Donald Trump and U.S. congressional leaders reached a deal on Monday on a two-year extension of the debt limit and federal spending caps that would avert a feared government default later this year but add to rising budget deficits....
17:48, 07/22/2019

Liberals angry with Trump administration treatment of migrant children force House leaders to amend border bill House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) called a meeting Monday evening with members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus....
19:16, 06/24/2019

China to issue white paper on trade talks with U.S. on Sunday The information office of China's State Council, or cabinet, said it would release a white paper on U.S.-China trade talks on Sunday, the official Xinhua news agency reported....
11:00, 06/01/2019

G20: world leaders urge Trump and Xi to reach a trade deal or risk global economy Financial markets fall amid growing fears that talks in Osaka will fail to break logjamDonald Trump and Xi Jinping have been urged to reach a trade deal or risk setting the global economy on a downward path as world leaders gathered in Japan for the ...
06:48, 06/28/2019

Canadian and Japanese leaders tout benefits of Pacific trade deal that Trump abandoned The leaders of Canada and Japan on Sunday touted the benefits of a Pacific trade deal that U.S. President Donald Trump walked away from and said the pact should serve as a model for future agreements....
11:48, 04/28/2019

White House Escalates Feud With Fed Top White House and Federal Reserve officials squared off over interest rates in a public clash over how to manage the economy at a time of strong growth and historically low unemployment....
14:16, 05/03/2019

Kudlow says White House is ‘looking at’ trying to buy Greenland “I’m just saying the president, who knows a thing or two about buying real estate, wants to take a look,” the White House economic adviser said Sunday....
13:00, 08/18/2019

Red Sox contingent honored at White House Some members of the Boston Red Sox celebrated their 2018 World Series title with President Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday, as the team downplayed the decision of nearly a dozen members of the team not to attend....
18:16, 05/09/2019

AOC Goes Off on the White House for Ignoring Congress New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered a fiery critique on Wednesday of the Trump administration’s shameless attempts to manipulate the upcoming 2020 Census by adding a citizenship question....
14:48, 06/12/2019

Tiger Woods at the White House Tiger Woods was presented with the Medal of Freedom by President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday.        ...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Sudanese protesters, military leaders agree to power-sharing deal amid ongoing protests Following weeks of negotiations and a deadly crackdown last month by security forces, a Sudanese pro-democracy movement and the ruling military council have agreed to a power-sharing deal....
11:48, 07/17/2019

Megan Rapinoe declares ‘I’m not going to the f—ing White House’ The co-captain of the US Women’s soccer team balked at the idea of visiting the White House if her team wins the World Cup, saying she wouldn’t “f—–g” go. Megan Rapinoe made the declaration during an interview Tuesday with Eight by Eight ...
20:16, 06/25/2019

MLB notebook: Some Red Sox skip White House visit While manager Alex Cora, a native of Puerto Rico, and about a dozen players of color skipped a visit honoring the world champion Boston Red Sox at the White House on Thursday, President Donald Trump avoided discussing the controversy....
22:48, 05/09/2019

Trump welcomes Red Sox contingent to the White House President Trump welcomed the World Series champion Boston Red Sox to the White House on Thursday — even though some players and team manager Alex Cora balked at making the visit. “Each Red Sox player is a shining example of excellence living out an A...
19:48, 05/09/2019

Maryland man fatally set himself on fire near White House WASHINGTON (AP) — A Maryland man who set himself on fire at a national park near the White House has died. U.S. Park police tell news outlets 33-year-old Arnav Gupta died from his injuries late Wednesday. Police say officers and U.S. Secret Service a...
09:16, 05/30/2019

White House debates changes to biofuel mandates Some administration officials want to expand environmental credits that encourage production of flex-fuel vehicles that can run on high-ethanol gasoline and would require government agencies to use more of them -- both steps that could increase the u...
15:32, 08/20/2019

White House ups stakes in dispute with EU over Airbus The White House announced on Monday that it was adding $4 billion to a list of proposed tariffs that would be placed on European Union products as part of a long-running dispute over aviation industry subsidies. The items targeted ranged from metals ...
17:00, 07/02/2019

William McRaven on White House run: No plans, but 'never say never' Retired Adm. William McRaven, who oversaw the Navy SEAL raid that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in 2011, is not completely closing the door to running for president....
18:32, 05/21/2019

Man Set Himself On Fire Near White House, Severely Injured NBC News WASHINGTON (AP) — Authorities say a man set himself on fire at a national park near the White House and has been hospitalized in critical condition. U.S. Park police tell news outlets officers and U.S. Secret Service agents responded to th...
03:48, 05/30/2019

De Blasio’s White House bid hit with second ethics complaint Mayor Bill de Blasio’s legal headaches grew worse Wednesday as a second campaign finance watchdog filed a complaint that claims Hizzoner violated strict donor limits in federal campaign finance law to help bankroll his quixotic White House bid....
15:16, 08/07/2019

Meet Your New Chief White House Liar Stephanie Grisham, currently the director of communications for First Lady Melania Trump, will be the White House’s new press secretary, the first lady announced on Tuesday....
10:00, 06/25/2019

White House Ratchets Up Trade Fight Prospects for a speedy conclusion to the U.S.-China trade fight dimmed Monday after U.S. officials accused Beijing of reneging on its promises and vowed to raise tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports to 25% starting Friday....
19:48, 05/06/2019

Man dies after setting himself on fire near White House The man, identified as Arnav Gupta of Bethesda, Maryland, lit himself on fire Wednesday afternoon on the Ellipse Park, not far from the Washington Monument, in full view of passersby....
08:00, 05/30/2019

WATCH: F-35 performs White House flyover An F-35 flew over the White House and downtown Washington, D.C., to mark the visit of Polish President Andrzej Duda on Wednesday. The United States and Poland also recently reached an agreement to sell the aircraft to the Eastern European country....
15:48, 06/12/2019

Ask Maggie Haberman About Covering the White House Since she joined The Times in 2015, Maggie Haberman has been a driving force behind much of its award-winning political coverage and a lightning rod for grievances from both sides of the aisle....
03:16, 06/15/2019

Person who tried to get onto White House grounds arrested WASHINTON, D.C. — A person was arrested Friday night after trying to get onto the White House grounds near the historic Treasury Building, the U.S. Secret Service said. The trespassing attempt occurred about 9:10 p.m., the service said in a sta...
02:00, 06/15/2019

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson says he will enter talks with EU leaders 'with a lot of oomph' despite backstop differences Boris Johnson has said he will enter talks with EU leaders "with a lot of oomph" as differences between the UK and EU's position over the Withdrawal Agreement remain....
15:00, 08/20/2019

Boris Johnson holds talks with Irish political leaders in effort to get Northern Ireland Assembly 'up and running' Boris Johnson met political leaders in Northern Ireland today as he sought to get its assembly "up and running" to break one of the Brexit deadlocks....
04:48, 07/31/2019

A Big Mac at the White House: Trump’s telling sports celebrations He’s hosted teams and honored athletes, but the president’s ceremonies reveal his polarising natureOn Monday last week, it was the Baylor Lady Bears basketball team. On Monday this week, the US army football team, followed by the golfer Tiger Woods. ...
03:00, 05/10/2019

White House expects retaliation from China over tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — The president’s chief economic adviser says he expects China to retaliate over increased tariffs, after talks in Washington ended without a deal on trade. Larry Kudlow also tells “Fox News Sunday” that President Do...
09:32, 05/12/2019

White House confirms Trump sent letter to Kim Jong Un On Sunday, Pyongyang’s Korean Central News Agency reported Trump had sent Kim an “excellent” letter and said Kim would “seriously contemplate” the content....
15:48, 06/23/2019

White House defends new tariffs on Mexican goods White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders defended the president's decision to impose new tariffs on Mexican goods as a way to pressure the government to stem the flow of migrants crossing the U.S. southern border. (May 31)    &#...
13:32, 05/31/2019

White House readies final review of new mpg rules Trump administration officials, at odds with California and many automakers, defended a controversial plan to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels at a congressional hearing Thursday and said the proposal would be submitted to the White...
17:32, 06/20/2019

White House freezes fuel efficiency penalties The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel efficiency requirements....
20:32, 07/12/2019

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams says she is considering White House run Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams, a rising party star who narrowly fell short of becoming the first female African American governor last year, said on Thursday she is still considering running for president....
19:16, 05/09/2019

Bill de Blasio could lose his job over White House bid if he’s not careful Mayor Bill de Blasio’s presidential dreams had better not make him too neglectful of his day job -- or he could lose it, under a never-used clause in the city charter....
16:48, 05/18/2019

Trump will ‘think about’ inviting NBA champ Raptors to White House With Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau seated steps away, President Trump said Thursday that he’d “think about” whether to invite the NBA champion Toronto Raptors to the White House. “They played phenomenal basketball,” he said about Canad...
13:48, 06/20/2019

Tiger Woods to visit White House on Monday President Trump will honor Tiger Woods, who won his 15th major and fifth green jacket at Augusta last month, at the White House.        ...
11:48, 05/02/2019

White House to Start Ban on Government Business With Huawei The White House will start implementing provisions of a law that bans the U.S. government from doing business with Huawei Technologies, moving ahead with restrictions despite Huawei’s court challenge....
19:16, 08/08/2019

Man dies after setting himself on fire near White House, police say United States Park Police identified the man as Arnav Gupta, 33, of Bethesda, Maryland, who died Wednesday from his injuries.        ...
08:00, 05/30/2019

Pentagon informs White House the military must not be politicized Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan informed the White House that the U.S. military must not be politicized, following a move by aides to President Trump to obscure the USS John S. McCain from Trump's view during a presidential visit to Japan....
09:48, 06/02/2019

The White House is Deliberately Creating a Constitutional Crisis The White House on Tuesday directed former White House Counsel Don McGahn not to comply with a congressional subpoena for documents related to the various potentially criminal shenanigans described by Special Counsel Robert Mueller in his report to t...
09:32, 05/07/2019

Man Sets Himself on Fire Near the White House, Secret Service Says A man walked onto the Ellipse park in downtown Washington, D.C., Wednesday afternoon while the tourist trap was bustling with people and lit himself on fire, the U.S. Secret Service confirmed in a tweet....
15:48, 05/29/2019

Rapinoe: We don't want to go to White House... maybe Trump sent invite by mail "Women\u0027s World Cup winnter Megan Rapinoe says that her USA team do not want to go to the White House... but an inviation hasn\u0027t arrived either."...
03:48, 07/09/2019

No White House Trip For Non-Citizens, Says US Principal; Sent On Leave A Maryland elementary school principal has been placed on administrative leave, a Prince George's County school system spokeswoman said Friday, after distributing an unauthorized permission slip that......
19:32, 05/03/2019

The White House's Middle East Meetup Is Already a Mess Since shortly after joining the Trump administration, Jared Kushner has made it his personal mission to solve the Gordian Knot that is the Israeli-Palestine conflict. Let’s check in on how that’s going....
02:48, 06/18/2019

Trump says will not fire White House adviser Conway U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, even though a government watchdog found she had violated U.S. law by making political statements in her official role and called for her ouster....
08:16, 06/14/2019

Arnav Gupta, man who set himself on fire near White House, dies A man who set himself on fire near the White House has died of his injuries, authorities confirmed Thursday. Arnav Gupta, of Bethesda, Md., erupted into a bright orange fireball at the Ellipse, a tourist-filled 52-acre public park that sits north of ...
07:00, 05/30/2019

The White House Is Revoking Press Passes En Masse After almost eliminating press conferences, the Trump administration’s campaign against journalists covering the White House has reached a new peak. On Wednesday, the administration today revoked the hard passes of almost the entire White House press...
05:32, 05/09/2019

De Blasio staffers reportedly think White House bid is 'a joke' The skepticism over New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s bid for the presidency apparently is not limited to low poll numbers, as even his own staff members appear to doubt his chances....
18:48, 07/28/2019

Matters of politics, race accompany Red Sox to White House WASHINGTON (AP) — Under President Donald Trump, visits by championship teams to the White House have often become politicized. That’s happening to the Boston Red Sox, who steamrolled to a World Series crown last October and are poised to visit ...
00:16, 05/09/2019

GOP senators to be briefed on White House immigration plan WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Republican senators are scheduled to meet Tuesday to discuss a new White House immigration plan. White House counselor Kellyanne Conway describes the plan as “fairly comprehensive,” saying it a...
07:48, 05/07/2019

Jimmy Carter: Russia won Trump the White House Former President Jimmy Carter said Friday he believes President Donald Trump actually lost the 2016 election and is only in the White House "because the Russians interfered on his behalf." (June 28)        ...
16:48, 06/28/2019

Joe Scarborough: Trump is 'the worst dealmaker' that has ever sat in the White House MSNBC host Joe Scarborough slammed President Trump as the “worst dealmaker that's ever sat in the presidential office” after the president cut short meeting on infrastructure over Democrats’ accusations that he’s “engaged in a cover-up” regarding the...
09:48, 05/23/2019

Bidens Earn More Than $15 Million Since Leaving the White House (WASHINGTON) — Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, took in more than $15 million since leaving the Obama White House, according to newly released documents, catapulting the Democratic presidential candidate into millionaire status and denting the wor...
10:16, 07/10/2019

White House says 'no recession in sight' despite market turmoil White House officials pushed back on Sunday against concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global bond markets, and insisting their trade war with China was doing no damage ...
09:00, 08/18/2019

Secret Service Responding To Incident Outside White House (NBC) – The Secret Service is responding to an incident outside the White House, officials confirm. According to the tweet, officials are on Pennsylvania Avenue. Pedestrian traffic is closed along the famous D.C. Street between 15yth and 17th S...
13:16, 06/19/2019

White House Reviewing Stephen Moore’s Writings President Trump’s presumptive nominee to the Fed has written numerous opinion pieces questioning the role of women and suggesting they should not earn more than men....
12:00, 04/29/2019

Inverted curve proves White House has won its battle with the Fed WeWork may have left it a tad late for its IPO unless the central bank makes a swift and decisive cutWeWork, the loss-making US office rental company, is planning a stock market launch next month to fund its global expansion. All the signs on Wall St...
12:32, 08/15/2019

Matters of politics, race follow Red Sox to White House WASHINGTON — For decades, championship teams have visited the White House in a moment of ritual and tradition. Athletic excellence is celebrated, lame jokes are told and the president is given yet another jersey bearing his name. Under President Dona...
04:48, 05/09/2019

Man in Critical Condition After Setting Himself on Fire Near the White House The Secret Service cleared the area of people, including a group protesting the Trump administration’s plan to roll back protections for transgender individuals....
18:16, 05/29/2019

Trump briefed on Colorado shooting, White House says President Trump has been briefed on the school shooting that unfolded in a Denver suburb, resulting in one death and eight injuries, the White House said Tuesday....
01:32, 05/08/2019

Shocker: The White House Is Not Totally on Board With Gun Control Right after the shootings in El Paso and Dayton earlier this month, President Donald Trump took some time between complaining about movies and livetweeting Joe Biden’s speeches to call on Congress to pass “strong background checks.” A few days later,...
01:32, 08/15/2019

Trump and Kim Jong-un 'agree' Biden has a 'low IQ', White House says Sarah Sanders told Meet the Press the president’s point of view was not guided by the North Korean leaderDonald Trump and Kim Jong-un “agree in their assessment” that former vice-president and 2020 Democratic candidate Joe Biden has a “low IQ”, White...
10:32, 05/26/2019

Man Dies After Setting Himself On Fire Near White House: US Officials A man who set himself on fire near the White House has died of his injuries, the US Park Police said on Thursday. The man set himself on fire on the Ellipse, an area popular with tourists between the......
12:16, 05/30/2019

USMCA's fate up to Pelosi, White House official says The fate of President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade is entirely based on whether House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., agrees to schedule a vote on it, a White House official said Wednesday....
20:48, 05/29/2019

Iran’s Rouhani: The White House is ‘mentally retarded’ Iranian President Hassan Rouhani slammed the US sanctions against Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as “outrageous and idiotic” because the cleric has no assets abroad. “The White House actions mean it is mentally retarded,” Rouhani s...
06:16, 06/25/2019

Trumps honor military mothers at White House President Donald Trump called military mothers "the backbone of America" on Friday when he and first lady Melania Trump welcomed them to the White House for a celebration....
19:48, 05/10/2019

Outfit the Rest Of Your House With Philips Hue White Bulbs, Now Just $13 Each Even dedicated Philips Hue owners will tell you that not every light bulb needs to transform into a colorful, pulsating light show. But Hue’s automation features and voice control capabilities can still come in handy in places like basements, closets...
12:00, 05/26/2019

White House seeks delay on Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has asked the U.S. Congress for more time to phase in a ban on federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part of a defense law passed last year....
19:48, 06/09/2019

Biden plans first NYC fundraising swing of White House bid Joe Biden is building his 2020 war-chest with an upcoming round of New York fundraisers. The Dem front-runner has two campaign events slated for June 17th and 18th. While few details are yet known about the guest lists, Governor Cuomo is rumored to b...
16:00, 05/15/2019

| Trump invites Hungary's Orban to White House US President Donald Trump is to host Hungary's firebrand anti-immigration Prime Minister Viktor Orban at the White House next week, officials said on Tuesday....
15:48, 05/07/2019

Joe Biden raised $21.5 million for his White House bid, campaign says Biden showed his fundraising prowess, but probably did not see a boost in donations after the Democratic debate when he came under sharp attack from opponents....
12:48, 07/03/2019

White House says Turkey's involvement in F-35 program 'impossible' The White House said on Wednesday that Turkey's decision to purchase the Russian S-400 air defense system renders its continued involvement in the F-35 joint strike fighter program impossible....
13:00, 07/17/2019

Person arrested near White House after stopping car, leaving WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and much of 17th Street were on lockdown for a time Sunday night as authorities arrested a person whose vehicle stopped in front of a White House gate. In a statement, the Secret Service says an individual driving a ...
20:16, 06/02/2019

Congress has no right to 'do-over' of Russia probe: White House counsel Congress has no right to conduct a "do-over" of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, the White House said in a letter blasting House Democrats' "sweeping" requests for documents as an effort to harass political opponents....
14:32, 05/15/2019

White House to Hold Social Media Summit The White House will hold a social media summit on July 11, aiming to have a “robust conversation” about online platforms such as Google and Facebook at a time when they are under increasing attack in Washington....
15:48, 06/26/2019

Flag burning, violence in front of the White House The burning of a flag in front of the White House led to a scuffle between protesters and President Donald Trump supporters.        ...
17:32, 07/04/2019

Red Sox manager Alex Cora won’t visit White House CHICAGO (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora will not attend the ceremony at the White House on Thursday honoring the 2018 World Series champions. Cora cited the Trump administration’s response to Hurricane Maria in his native Puerto Rico as...
17:00, 05/05/2019

White House spokeswoman Sanders leaving job at end of month White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump, will leave her job at the end of the month to return to her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on Thursday....
14:16, 06/13/2019

New White House press secretary has Arizona ties TUCSON- The White House named a new press secretary and she has Arizona ties. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced last Thursday that she is leaving the Trump administration. On Tuesday, First Lady Melania Trump took to Twitte...
02:00, 06/27/2019

St. Louis Fed's Bullard Said He Was Contacted by White House for Fed Board Job Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard said Tuesday he has been approached by White House officials “in recent months” about the possibility of serving on the Fed’s Washington board of governors....
01:48, 06/26/2019

Salesforce.com signs on to White House job-training initiative San Francisco-based cloud software company Salesforce.com Inc on Thursday said it was joining a White House initiative to provide training for new skills to U.S. workers....
06:00, 05/16/2019

Nancy Pelosi says White House is 'crying out for impeachment' House speaker urges family to intervene over Trump’s wellbeingPelosi: ‘Maybe he wants a leave of absence’The Democratic speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, said the White House was “crying out for impeachment” and called on Thursday for Donald Trump’...
12:48, 05/23/2019

The Trumps honor military mothers at White House President Donald Trump and his wife Melania paid tribute to military mothers at the White House on Friday. (May 10)        ...
16:48, 05/10/2019

White House touts 'freedom gas' as next critical US export The Department of Energy has said it wants to export "molecules of US freedom" from a new liquefied natural gas project to allies the world over. An official said it was part of the White House's "America First" agenda....
21:16, 05/29/2019

White House Memo: Trump and the Four-Letter Presidency At rallies and in interviews, on Twitter and in formal speeches, he relishes the bad-boy language of a shock jock, just one more way of provoking the political establishment....
17:48, 05/19/2019

Trump says he's 'thinking about' a payroll tax cut — a day after the White House denies it Trump said he has "been thinking about payroll taxes for a long time" — and he cautioned that "whether or not we do something now, it's not being done because of recession."...
15:32, 08/20/2019

Mueller should testify to Congress if he wants: White House adviser U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller should testify in front of Congress about his report into Russian interference in the 2016 election and whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said on Wednesday....
12:00, 05/01/2019

Sarah Sanders to leave White House at end of June White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, one of the president's closest and most trusted White House aides, will be leaving the administration at the end of the month, Trump announced Thursday. (June 13)        ...
16:48, 06/13/2019

Union Budget 2019: Auto Industry Disappointed With Budget, But Welcomes EV Support The industry has welcomed the sops for the electric vehicle segment, but is disappointed that no measures were announced for the overall industry which is going through a slowdown....
09:00, 07/05/2019

Budget 2019: Here's How Stock Markets Have Fared Since February 1 Budget In the Interim Budget presented on February 1, the government made a few big ticket announcements. These ranged from reduced taxes for the middle class to a Rs 75,000-crore assured income scheme for......
00:00, 07/02/2019

Jack White talks The Raconteurs’ ‘Help Us Stranger,’ phone-free shows and playing in Canada The former White Stripes frontman spoke with Global News about The Raconteurs' long-awaited global comeback and its highly-anticipated album, 'Help Us Stranger.'...
18:00, 06/21/2019

UFC boss Dana White admits to engaging in talks to promote Tom Cruise vs. Justin Bieber UFC president Dana White admits that Tom Cruise vs. Justin Bieber is a crazy idea – so crazy he loves it: “Oh my god, it would be massive."       ...
06:16, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 1-White House seeks delay on Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has asked the U.S. Congress for more time to phase in a ban on federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part of a defense law passed last year....
18:48, 06/09/2019

Trump, Putin discuss possible new nuclear accord: White House U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke for more than an hour on Friday, discussing the possibility of a new nuclear accord, North Korean denuclearization, Ukraine and the political situation in Venezuela, the White Hou...
12:00, 05/03/2019

Trump appears to backpedal on White House invite for USWNT, saying ‘we’ll look at that’ After the team's World Cup win, the president said, "We haven't really thought about it," after previously tweeting that Megan Rapinoe and her teammates would be invited "win or lose."...
02:48, 07/08/2019

Senate GOP to meet with Trump White House on spending bills Top Senate Republicans will meet with President Donald Trump's negotiating team to discuss whether the party can pass government funding bills amid stalled budget negotiations with congressional Democrats.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ke...
10:48, 06/09/2019

White House plans new tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese goods U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Friday that the U.S. formally began placing an additional $300 billion worth of Chinese goods under 25% tariffs....
20:16, 05/10/2019

White House consents to congressional interview of ex-staffer on security The White House said on Friday it has consented to a former staffer appearing before a congressional panel for an "on the record interview," accompanied by his lawyers, regarding security clearance policies and procedures....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Red Sox White House visit shows clear racial divide What I'm Hearing: The Red Sox visit to the White House was well... very white. USA TODAY's Tom Schad captures the scene from D.C.        ...
17:48, 05/09/2019

Huawei's Major Suppliers Said to Meet With White House to Discuss US Ban White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting with semiconductor and software executives on Monday to discuss the US ban on sales to Huawei....
00:00, 07/20/2019

Top White House economic adviser says Trump still ‘looking at’ buying Greenland Greenland has said it’s not for sale, but that didn’t stop top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow from adding fuel to the idea that the Trump administration wants to purchase the world’s largest island from Denmark. Speaking ...
14:32, 08/18/2019

Amash says Pelosi wrong on impeachment – and does not rule out White House run Michigan congressman has left Republican partyRobert Reich: This is Trump and the oligarchs vs the restHouse speaker Nancy Pelosi is making a moral and strategic mistake by refusing to bring formal articles of impeachment against Donald Trump, the on...
13:00, 07/07/2019

Why the Trump White House Is Caught Up in the Jeffrey Epstein Scandal In the years since Mr. Epstein was first accused of sexually abusing minors, one of Mr. Trump’s Cabinet officials has been accused of letting him off easy....
16:00, 07/07/2019

White House adviser says tariffs on Mexican goods may not be needed White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Wednesday a U.S. plan to impose tariffs on Mexican goods may not have to take effect, offering a glimmer of hope for Mexico and American businesses concerned that the levies could badly hit both consum...
08:16, 06/05/2019

"Transition Happens Quickly": Michelle Obama On Last Night In White House Moving out of any home is chaotic, but at the White House, moving the president's family is especially complicated, according to former first lady Michelle Obama. The best-selling author spoke about......
21:16, 07/07/2019

12 states challenge White House plan to freeze mpg penalties Led by California and New York, 12 states petitioned to reverse Trump administration's decision to suspend a 2016 Obama administration rule that more than doubled penalties for automakers that fail to meet fuel efficiency requirements. Automakers say...
12:48, 08/02/2019

Inaugural Official Disputes White House Account of Her Departure Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, a former adviser to the first lady who played a key role in planning President Trump’s inaugural festivities, said she was “thrown under the bus.”...
17:48, 05/06/2019

It’s Not Just the White House in 2020. The Power to Draw Maps Is Also at Stake. With the nation’s political maps hanging in the balance, Democrats are racing to win back statehouse chambers and Republicans are rushing to defend gains from 2010....
01:16, 07/05/2019

Former Rep. Joe Sestak becomes 25th Democrat to enter White House race Former Rep. Joe Sestak, D-Pa., became the latest Democrat to challenge President Trump’s seat in the Oval Office when he declared on Sunday he's running for president....
12:48, 06/23/2019

White House Delays Decision on Auto Tariffs for 180 Days The Trump administration said it would put off for 180 days a decision on whether to impose broad tariffs on auto and auto-part imports, as discussions with the EU and Japan continue....
09:00, 05/17/2019

Melania Trump's spokeswoman to be new White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham has been tapped to be the next White House press secretary. It remains to be seen what direction she will take, as her predecessors were known for their confrontational relationships with the press....
15:16, 06/25/2019

White House considering 'every option' for adding citizenship question to census With a court deadline looming, the Trump administration is looking at "every option" as it seeks to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census, a White House spokesman said on Thursday....
15:00, 07/04/2019

White House shares image of immigrants crammed into truck The White House shared a disturbing X-ray image on social media of a stifling produce truck along the Arizona border showing dozens of illegal migrants inside. “Last night, 12 children, a pregnant woman, a convicted felon, and 19 other illegal aliens...
15:00, 07/04/2019

Emotional Woods accepts Medal of Freedom at White House Tiger Woods, who stunned the sports world when he won his fifth Masters title last month, received his country's highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, from U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday....
17:32, 05/06/2019

AP sources: White House wanted McCain ship away from Trump The White House wanted the U.S. Navy to keep a warship named for the late Sen. John McCain out of President Donald Trump's view during his trip to Japan, three U.S. officials said....
06:00, 05/30/2019

Poland’s president to meet Trump at White House in June WARSAW, Poland (AP) — An aide to Polish President Andrzej Duda says the leader and the first lady have been invited to the White House in June to meet with President Donald Trump. Krzysztof Szczerski, who heads the president’s office, did not g...
04:16, 05/10/2019

White House and Congress Near Agreement on Spending, Debt Ceiling White House and congressional negotiators are closing in on terms for an agreement to set new spending levels and increase the government’s borrowing limit, though no deal was final Monday morning....
06:48, 07/22/2019

“Let’s Call Wayne.” Inside the White House Discussions on Guns The push for new legislation on guns is not dead yet. Despite mixed signals from President Trump, White House staff are drafting and discussing narrow proposals for changing gun laws that could be presented to Trump as soon as next week and announced...
20:32, 08/21/2019

Esper formally nominated to be defense secretary by White House Mark Esper was formally nominated to the position of defense secretary by the White House on Monday, a role he has been carrying out in an acting capacity since last month....
16:48, 07/15/2019

Senate Republicans Warn White House Against Mexico Tariffs In a contentious meeting at the Capitol, Senate Republicans told senior White House officials that they are prepared to resist tariffs on Mexico if President Trump pushes forward....
16:48, 06/04/2019

Trump invites Hungary's Viktor Orban to White House Trump and Orban will meet at the White House for the first time on May 13 for talks on security and trade. Both leaders have taken tough anti-immigration stances and been criticized for policies viewed as anti-Muslim....
12:32, 05/07/2019

U.S. efforts to cut off Iran oil revenue working: White House adviser White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Thursday that United States efforts to cut off Iran's oil export revenues through sanctions are succeeding....
08:00, 06/20/2019

Oversight committee OKs subpoena on White House use of private email The House Committee on Oversight and Reform on Thursday authorized a subpoena of records in the panel's investigation into the White House's alleged use of private email for government business....
11:16, 07/25/2019

Trump to honor Celtics legend Bob Cousy at White House Boston Celtics legend Bob Cousy will be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom — the nation’s highest civilian honor — Thursday afternoon at the White House. President Trump will present the award to the 91-year-old NBA Hall of F...
12:00, 08/22/2019

Can the Fed's chair shake off the wolves of Wall Street and White House? Trump may howl for stimulus but the put-upon Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell has his hands tiedDonald Trump is not known for his love of 12th-century English history but there are echoes of the clash between Henry II and Thomas Becket in the pres...
15:00, 08/22/2019

White House whiplash: Trump says he is considering payroll tax cut after spokesman denied it President Trump said he is mulling a cut to payroll taxes to keep the U.S. economy firing, just hours after White house officials denied the idea was under consideration....
16:32, 08/20/2019

Powerhouse law firm is the biggest backer of de Blasio’s White House bid A politically connected law firm that was a big winner in the city’s decision to reform stop-and-frisk policies is leading the charge to fund Mayor Bill de Blasio’s long-shot bid for the White House. At least 52 employees from the powerhouse firm of ...
18:00, 07/18/2019

Pardoned ex-soldier initially didn’t take White House call OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former U.S. soldier from Oklahoma who was pardoned this week for his 2009 conviction for killing an Iraqi prisoner says he initially didn’t answer the White House’s phone call to tell him of the pardon. Michael Behe...
11:16, 05/08/2019

Only Kim Kardashian Could Pull Off Rocking This Gold Bodysuit to the White House Is it too late to pitch a new season of Kim Kardashian Takes Washington D.C.? The E! reality TV star concluded her latest visit to the nation's capital by spending time at the White......
18:48, 07/25/2019

White House social media summit not a ‘one-and-done,’ Trump’s allies say Trump coupled his admonitions of the tech industry -- delivered Thursday in front of more than 200 of his closest online allies -- with a promise to summon top tech executives to Washington soon and a threat to unveil new regulations targeting the wa...
15:48, 07/12/2019

The White House Learned Four Internet Words and Wants to Teach You How to Say Them Wrong Today, President Trump hosted his big “social media summit,” which coincided almost perfectly with a worldwide Twitter outage. Notably, the White House invited exactly zero social media company representatives to the event, but plenty of online consp...
16:32, 07/11/2019

Jeffrey Epstein Donated to Clinton White House Fund The relationship between former President Bill Clinton and Jeffrey Epstein, the convicted sex offender and accused child rapist, date back to 1993, according to a new investigation from the Daily Beast....
06:00, 07/25/2019

Here’s What President Trump Told the Children of White House Reporters President Donald Trump spent some time chatting with kids who were at the White House for “Take Our Sons and Daughters to Work Day” on Thursday — and used the opportunity to give the media a lot more credit than usual. Children of t...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Trump hosts victims of religious persecution at White House President Trump met with dozens of victims of religious persecution at the White House on Wednesday as part of an ongoing effort by the administration to push for religious freedom abroad....
01:32, 07/18/2019

U.S. plans different approach in leading G7 in 2020: White House official The Trump administration plans to adopt shorter communiques and generally revamp how the Group of Seven rich nations does its work when the United States leads the body in 2020, a White House adviser said....
20:16, 07/17/2019

Trump blocks former White House counsel from testifying to Congress Team Trump thumbed its nose at House Judiciary Committee chair Jerry Nadler again Monday — telling him that ex-White House counsel Don McGhan will ignore a subpoena to testify before the panel on Tuesday. “The House Judiciary Committee has issued a s...
13:32, 05/20/2019

White House orders Don McGahn not to comply with congressional subpoena Former White House counsel was subpoenaed by the House committee investigating the findings of the special counsel The White House has informed Congress that it has ordered the former counsel Don McGahn not to hand over documents subpoenaed by a cong...
19:32, 05/07/2019

White House to Former Counsel Don McGahn: Ignore Those Congressional Subpoenas, We Got You The White House is continuing its efforts to defy Congress as new reports note that the Trump administration has directed former White House counsel Donald McGahn not to comply with a Congressional subpoena related to Robert Mueller’s investigation....
21:48, 05/07/2019

White House: Google’s work in China is not a security risk Earlier this month, Facebook board member and billionaire investor Peter Thiel accused Google of working with China's government. Today, The Wall Street Journal reports that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that he and President Trump have...
10:48, 07/24/2019

White House says Trump, North Korea agree Biden is ‘low IQ’ President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un don’t always see eye-to-eye but they both agree that Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden is a “fool of low IQ,” said White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders. “I think the...
10:00, 05/26/2019

White House does not need a 'strongman,' Hickenlooper says in 2020 policy speech Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on Monday said there is an "authoritarian mentality" in the White House and the United States does not need its own "strongman," as he delivered the first major foreign policy address among two dozen Democ...
11:32, 05/20/2019

White House tries to rally Republicans around changes to legal immigration system But with little support among Democrats for such a dramatic overhaul the effort serves as primarily a political document that Trump and Republicans can rally behind. ...
22:16, 05/07/2019

Trump tells ex-White House counsel McGahn not to appear before Congress U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a subpoena to testify before Congress about the Russia investigation, deepening his fight with Democratic lawmakers....
17:00, 05/20/2019

Hickenlooper says White House does not need a 'strongman' in 2020 policy speech Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on Monday said there is an "authoritarian mentality" in the White House and the United States does not need its own "strongman," as he delivered the first major foreign policy address among two dozen Democ...
10:48, 05/20/2019

Hope Hicks rebuffs questions on Trump White House Former top White House adviser Hope Hicks refused to answer House Judiciary Committee questions about her time in the White House, dimming Democrats' chances of obtaining new or substantive information for their obstruction of justice probe. (Ju...
02:48, 06/20/2019

A Whole Bunch Of Red Sox Will Skip Visiting Donald Trump At The White House The Red Sox wrap up a road trip in Baltimore this week, but won’t all be heading back to Boston together. The team is running two separate charter flights, one going home on Wednesday, after the final game of the series, and one on Thursday, an off-d...
10:48, 05/06/2019

White House to fight ruling that blocks new asylum restrictions The White House will fight a federal judge's decision blocking the Trump administration from enforcing a new rule that aimed to bar almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico border, it said on Thursday....
05:32, 07/26/2019

With Eyes on the Election, the White House Insists the Economy is Strong WASHINGTON (AP) — The “fundamentals” of the U.S. economy are solid, the White House asserted Monday, invoking an ill-fated political declaration of a decade ago amid mounting concern that a recession could imperil President Donald T...
03:16, 08/20/2019

Big Tech Is a Likely Target at White House Social-Media Summit A “Social Media Summit” at the White House this week will offer a platform for Trump supporters who say they face censorship by left-tilting Big Tech—and a preview of a likely re-election theme for the president....
06:16, 07/10/2019

U.S. and Qatar Shore Up Ties as Emir Visits White House President Trump hailed the emir of Qatar as a friend and applauded a “large transaction” between the two countries as the emirate moved to finalize a number of energy and aircraft agreements with the U.S....
00:32, 07/10/2019

Democrat Buttigieg discusses being part of first gay couple in the White House U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said on Monday he does not believe the fact that he is gay and married to another man will hurt him with America's voters....
19:00, 06/03/2019

White House blocks former counsel McGahn from testifying to Congress McGahn had been scheduled to appear before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday to answer questions following the release of the Mueller report last month. ...
01:32, 05/21/2019

White House Unveils $50 Billion Economic Plan for Palestine WASHINGTON — The White House on Saturday unveiled a $50 billion Palestinian investment and infrastructure proposal aimed at supporting its much-anticipated but still unreleased “deal of the century” Middle East peace plan. The schem...
12:16, 06/22/2019

Outgoing White House economist says tariffs and deficits are bad for America Outgoing White House economist Kevin Hassett voiced concern on Monday about the consequences of America's trade wars and rising mountain of debt, two of the legacies of the first two years of the Trump administration....
17:32, 06/03/2019

White House Asked Navy to Hide McCain Warship While Navy officials insisted they did not hide the ship, they did give all of sailors aboard the day off on Tuesday as President Trump visited Yokosuka Naval Base in Japan....
01:32, 05/30/2019

White House tried to block Kris Kobach from testifying about census The White House tried to block former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach from testifying to the House Oversight and Reform Committee about his conversations with President Donald Trump about adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, accord...
21:48, 06/07/2019

White House Orders McGahn Not To Comply With Congressional Subpoena WASHINGTON (NBC News) — The White House has directed former counsel Donald McGahn not to comply with a congressional subpoena for documents related to special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, current White House counsel Pat Cipollo...
09:48, 05/07/2019

The White House wants the Fed to cut rates. Wall Street says it's a terrible idea. Getty Images/Pool Top White House brass, including President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, have recently called for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates. On Friday, Pence argued that the Fed should cut rates because inflation was ...
17:48, 05/03/2019

Trump to nominate Shanahan as defense secretary: White House President Donald Trump plans to nominate acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing Co executive, as his defense secretary, breaking with tradition by choosing a Pentagon chief who made a career at a top defense company, the White Hou...
13:32, 05/09/2019

Nancy Pelosi: ‘The White House is just crying out for impeachment' – video The Democratic speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, said the White House was “crying out for impeachment” and called for Donald Trump’s family to intervene in the president’s wellbeing “for the good of the country”. The dramatic statements came one da...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Democratic U.S. Rep. Swalwell ends long-shot White House bid U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell on Monday became the first major candidate to drop out of the Democratic presidential race, ending a long-shot bid fueled in part by his efforts to investigate Republican President Donald Trump....
17:00, 07/08/2019

That Time a Plane Crashed Into the White House’s Front Yard Washington D.C. is our nation’s most protected airspace, shielded by surface-to-air missiles and fighter jets loaded for interception at all hours of the day. But that wasn’t the case on September 12, 1994, when Frank Eugene Corder smashed a stolen C...
14:16, 07/28/2019

Trump, lawmakers gather for White House picnic on tense day WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is playing host to members of Congress and their families at the annual White House congressional picnic after a tense 24 hours involving Iran. Trump did not mention Iran’s downing of a U.S. drone or the...
19:16, 06/21/2019

Trump honors Celtics legend Bob Cousy at White House President Trump awarded Boston Celtics legend and native New Yorker Bob Cousy the Presidential Medal of Freedom Thursday afternoon at the White House — the nation’s highest civilian honor. The commander in chief presented the award to the 91-year-old...
16:32, 08/22/2019

Iran 'nuclear blackmail' must be met with international pressure: White House Iran's plan to exceed internationally agreed curbs on its stock of low-enriched uranium amount to "nuclear blackmail" and must be met with increased international pressure, a White House National Security Council spokesman said on Monday....
08:32, 06/17/2019

| Trump escalates war on social media at White House 'summit' Escalating his attacks on Silicon Valley, US President Donald Trump hinted at new regulations on social media as he gathered critics of major online platforms at a White House "summit"....
11:48, 07/11/2019

White House Orders Its Former Top Lawyer to Ghost a Congressional Subpoena The ongoing war between congressional Democrats and the White House continued apace on Monday, with the Trump administration’s Department of Justice issuing a legal opinion arguing it’s totally fine for former White House Counsel Don McGahn to ignore...
19:32, 05/20/2019

France Moves Toward Digital Tax, Stoking Fight With White House The French Senate voted to impose a tax on Facebook, Google and other American technology giants despite a blunt warning from the Trump administration....
09:48, 07/11/2019

White House directs Hope Hicks not to comply with subpoena The White House directed former administration officials Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to comply with a subpoena to turn over documents from their time in the West Wing to the House Judiciary Committee. The White House sent letters to the panel,...
11:32, 06/04/2019

White House blames China for Iranian missile threat China bears significant blame for Iran’s success in developing a dangerous new array of ballistic missiles, a top White House adviser said the same day the administration imposed significant new sanctions on the Middle Eastern regime....
19:32, 05/08/2019

White House scraps a proposal to lower U.S. drug prices The Trump administration on Thursday scrapped one of its most ambitious proposals for lowering prescription medicine prices, backing down from a policy that would have required health insurers to pass on billions of dollars in rebates they receive fr...
08:48, 07/11/2019

Mexico to Lobby White House as Trump's Tariffs Loom Mexican officials plan to lobby Trump administration officials at the White House on Wednesday in a last-ditch effort to hold off on tariffs that the president has threatened to impose starting Monday amid a dispute over border security....
12:00, 06/05/2019

Trump blames Obama administration for bad White House air conditioning President Trump has blamed predecessor Barack Obama for a litany of issues, from the Iran nuclear deal to the crisis at the border, and on Friday he added the alleged poor state of air conditioning in the White House to that list....
12:16, 07/27/2019

White House Hosts a Meeting for Pro-Trump Twitter Warriors Conservative fringe figures will get their moment with President Trump during a “social media summit,” where they will share stories of what they call discrimination and suppression on the internet....
06:16, 07/11/2019

Dodgers’ Dave Roberts doesn’t want to take a trip to the White House The Dodgers are among the favorites to win the World Series in 2019, and manager Dave Roberts already knows one thing for certain. Roberts told the LA Times earlier this week that, should the Dodgers win the whole thing, he does not intend on taking ...
16:48, 07/10/2019

White House's Refusal to Say What Happened With Mike Pence Is Getting Really Weird Speaking outside the White House on Wednesday morning, a top staffer for Vice President Mike Pence said he “can’t talk about” why Pence abruptly—and without much explanation—canceled a trip to New Hampshire to stay in Washington earlier this month....
10:32, 07/10/2019

White House unveils $50B Peace to Prosperity plan for Palestine The White House offered a $50 billion economic stimulus package to the Palestinian economy that will be contingent upon signing an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement, the Trump administration announced....
15:00, 06/22/2019

White House requests reports of 'censorship' and your email address Following up on political arguments over charges of "censorship" on social media, the White House has linked to a questionnaire on TypeForm.com where it's collecting reports of bias. In a tweet, the White House encouraged entries "no matter your...
19:00, 05/15/2019

Palestinians Call White House’s Economic Proposal a ‘Snow Job’ Palestinians on Sunday rejected the White House’s $50 billion economic proposal meant to boost the Palestinian and Arab economies, calling it a “snow job.” Their objection came as no surprise. Palestinian business organizations and ...
11:32, 06/23/2019

Trump calls out Rapinoe for comments about White House visit WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump called out U.S. women’s national team co-captain Megan Rapinoe after a months-old video was posted on social media in which she used profanity when she said she wasn’t going to the White House if t...
12:16, 06/26/2019

The Latest: Trump denies White House infighting over Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran (all times local): 3:30 p.m. President Donald Trump is disputing reporting that there is “infighting” among his foreign policy team as his administration ramps up rhetoric and pre...
12:48, 05/15/2019

White House weighs legislation to ban one of the best features of WhatsApp and Telegram After badmouthing Apple over the last few years and throwing a scare into Huawei (a nightmare that is not yet over), the Trump administration's next target could be the use of end-to-end-encryption in the U.S. Used on apps like Telegram and WhatsApp,...
19:00, 06/30/2019

Trump says Press Secretary Sanders to leave White House WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders will be leaving the Trump administration at the end of the month. President Donald Trump announced the news on Twitter Wednesday. He says Sanders will be returning to her home state of Arkan...
14:32, 06/13/2019

The White House may host a social media summit next month The White House will reportedly host a social media summit next month. According to The New York Times, White House spokesman Judd Deere said the meeting will "bring together digital leaders for a robust conversation on the opportunities and challeng...
17:48, 06/26/2019

White House expands health accounts for small firms WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it will expand options for small companies to use special accounts to help workers buy their own health insurance or upgrade job-based coverage, officials said Thursday. The tax-free individual accounts...
14:32, 06/13/2019

US Soccer Star Said She Won't Visit White House, "Disrespect" Says Trump President Donald Trump accused US women's World Cup soccer star Megan Rapinoe of "disrespect" Wednesday after she swore not to visit his White House....
20:00, 06/26/2019

Pentagon tells White House to stop politicizing military SEOUL, South Korea — The Pentagon has told the White House to stop politicizing the military, amid a furor over a Trump administration order to have the Navy ship named for the late Sen. John McCain hidden from view during a presidential visit. A def...
05:00, 06/02/2019

Trump hosts Hungary’s nationalist leader at White House U.S. President Donald Trump is set to welcome Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban at the White House Monday, where they are expected to discuss trade, energy, and national security....
11:00, 05/13/2019

Trump takes credit for Red Sox success after White House visit President Trump on Monday gave a shoutout to the Boston Red Sox in the midst of their five-game winning streak, for which he is apparently taking some credit after inviting the team to the White House. “Has anyone noticed that all the Boston @RedSox ...
07:00, 05/13/2019

Military woman slain with kids became citizen at White House NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. military member who became an American citizen during a 2012 White House ceremony has been slain along with her two toddlers, and the children’s father has been arrested. New York City police say Alla Ausheva, 2-year-old ...
10:32, 06/24/2019

Congress has no right to conduct ‘do-over’ of Mueller investigation: White House counsel Congress has no right to conduct a "do-over" of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, the White House said in a letter blasting House Democrats' "sweeping" requests for documents as an effort to harass political opponents....
18:00, 05/15/2019

Trump aides DeStefano, Knight to depart White House DeStefano is expected to advise a number of companies, including Juul, while helping on the president’s reelection campaign. Knight is expected to move on to an unspecified job in the private sector....
05:16, 05/22/2019

The White House May Designate the Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Group (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump and his national security team are weighing whether to designate the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organization, the White House said Tuesday. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Trump w...
01:32, 05/01/2019

Congress expands probe of White House personal email use Top aides in President Donald Trump's White House, including his daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will come under increased scrutiny for their use of personal emails and other unofficial messaging to conduct government affairs, a ...
16:00, 07/01/2019

Sarah Sanders leaving White House job; governor run ahead? WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, whose tenure was marked by a breakdown in regular press briefings and questions about the administration’s credibility, will leave her post at the end of the month. President Donald T...
00:48, 06/14/2019

Reports: Tiger Woods to visit White House on Monday President Trump will honor Tiger Woods, who won his 15th major and fifth green jacket at Augusta last month, at the White House.        ...
07:32, 05/02/2019

Raptors’ Danny Green on possible White House visit: ‘It’s a hard no’ Don’t expect to see the Toronto Raptors rubbing elbows with President Trump anytime soon after winning the NBA championship earlier this month — especially if guard Danny Green is making the travel plans. Green, 32, didn’t mince words Saturday when a...
09:32, 06/24/2019

Polish leader to visit Trump in June: White House U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with his Polish counterpart, Andrzej Duda, in Washington on June 12 to talk about security and defense among other issues, the White House said on Wednesday....
14:32, 05/15/2019

Ex-White House aide to answer written questions for Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee says former White House aide Annie Donaldson won’t appear for a scheduled deposition because she is in her third trimester of pregnancy. The committee says she will instead answer written question...
10:32, 06/24/2019

In a White House Summit on Quantum Technology, Experts Map Next Steps Academics and government officials met on the White House grounds to discuss the urgent need to collaborate to advance the country’s prowess in quantum information science....
19:16, 06/01/2019

Laffer: Federal Reserve shouldn’t be independent from White House Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Arthur Laffer, an economist who served as an adviser to President Trump’s 2016 campaign, took some shots at the embattled Federal Reserve chairman as he also questioned the body’s autonomy. “The fed shoul...
09:00, 06/30/2019

White House staff reviewing possible Blagojevich commutation: Trump The White House is reviewing whether or not President Trump should commute the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich because his 14-year sentence is “severe,” Trump said Thursday. Trump made the announcement in a tweet Thursday...
00:16, 08/09/2019

White House says Stephen Moore still has Trump's support for Fed seat The White House still backs Stephen Moore for a seat on the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors, President Donald Trump's top economic adviser said on Monday, despite concerns among some Democratic lawmakers about his competence and past remarks....
21:48, 04/29/2019

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin: No discussion with White House on Trump's taxes U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday said he had not discussed releasing President Donald Trump's tax returns with the White House, and disagreed with an IRS memo that reportedly concluded he should release them to Congress....
11:32, 05/22/2019

US Chamber weighing lawsuit against White House over Trump tariffs The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a lawsuit against the White House over President Trump's Mexico tariffs, which begin in June.        ...
20:16, 05/31/2019

Mama duck and ducklings ‘breach’ White House gates A viral video shows a mother duck and her ducklings waltzing under a fence leading to the White House in what might be the least threatening invasion in history....
17:00, 05/14/2019

White House says it will meet two-year deadline for Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has told the U.S. Congress it will now meet a two-year deadline to ban federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part of a defense law passed last year....
17:48, 06/12/2019