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# Oval Office

Last month
September 2023
Zelenskyy wins Biden support vow but faces US skeptics
Zelenskyy huddled with members of Congress before stopping at the Pentagon and the White House today.
This year
Quiz: How much do you know about the American president on film?
A real-life one is due here this week.
Last year
Meeting with US President goes ahead virtually after Taoiseach tests positive for Covid
Micheál Martin and the US President held a meeting via video conference after the Taoisseach tested positive for Covid-19 last night.
All time
Leo Varadkar has met with Donald Trump in the Oval Office (they didn't shake hands)
Varadkar is expected to return to Ireland later today.
Trump says he hopes to visit Ireland this year during White House visit by Taoiseach
The Taoiseach will return to the White House later this evening for the traditional shamrock ceremony.
Kanye West tells Trump his MAGA hat makes him 'feel like Superman'
Rapper Kanye West made a free-styling appearance in the Oval Office with President Trump.
People are really impressed with the classy handwritten letter Obama left for Trump in the Oval Office
It’s just been released to CNN.
'That's not a threat. He simply stated a fact': Spicer plays down Trump 'tapes' warning
The US President fired FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday.
The pen is mightier: How US Presidents lay down the law by executive order
The orders make it clear to federal agencies what the presidents want.
People are spotting uncanny comparisons between the Oval Office and 'The Office'
America is now officially one giant meme.
Former Kerry minor star Mark O'Connor signs with AFL club Geelong
The 19-year-old’s departure is a blow for the Kingdom.
From House of Cards to Breaking Bad, how TV is becoming part of US history
“The influence of television on American art is as old as television itself.”
This photo of a bored kid in the Oval Office is the best thing you'll see today
Because when a kid is bored, a kid is bored.
Newly-released Nixon tapes reveal conversations with Reagan, Bush... and Pele
The Richard Nixon Presidential Library has released 340 hours of recordings which provide new insight into the final months of the disgraced US president’s time at the White House.
United States braced for swingeing sequester of €85bn budget cuts
Analysts say that the cuts, due to come into force overnight, will take a number of months to take effect and will see growth fall by as much as 0.7 per cent.
Pic: The moment Obama learned of Sandy Hook shooting
The US president later described this as the worst day in his presidency.
Obama and Romney to have lunch at the White House
This will be the first time the two will have met since the election. What will they talk about?
"I was famous and I was powerful" - George Bush wants to step out of the limelight
In a recent interview Bush reflected on his time in office and spoke about his struggle to regain anonymity now that he is no longer President.
In pictures: Taoiseach visits White House as Obama pledges Irish return
It was all smiles and shamrock in the Oval Office earlier…
Taoiseach to meet Obama in Oval Office
Enda Kenny will meet the US President at the White House and attend a belated St Patrick’s Day lunch on Capitol Hill today, before flying back to Ireland on Wednesday.
Oval Office given a facelift ahead of presidential address
They’re going to have to review those West Wing scenes…