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# washington - Sunday 17 January, 2021

Joe Biden to sign a dozen executive orders on his first day as US President
# White House
# White House

Joe Biden to sign a dozen executive orders on his first day as US President

Sun 9:31 AM 43,801 Views 43 Comments

Inauguration day is on Wednesday.

# washington - Saturday 16 January, 2021

Iran deal architect among veterans named for Biden State Department
# Washington
# Washington

Iran deal architect among veterans named for Biden State Department

Sat 6:33 PM 12,545 Views 6 Comments

Biden said that the State Department nominees “have secured some of the most defining national security and diplomatic achievements in recent memory”.

# washington - Sunday 10 January, 2021

Fresh calls for Trump to resign after Capitol violence
# Washington
# Washington

Fresh calls for Trump to resign after Capitol violence

Jan 10th 2021, 7:25 PM 50,922 Views 123 Comments

Some members of Trump’s own party have called for him to resign over the violent incursion into the US Capitol.

# washington - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Proud Boys leader arrested over burning of church banner ahead of Washington protests
# Washington
# Washington

Proud Boys leader arrested over burning of church banner ahead of Washington protests

Jan 5th 2021, 8:50 AM 50,818 Views 74 Comments

Henry ‘Enrique’ Tarrio was taken into custody after a warrant was issued for his arrest for destruction of property, police said.

# washington - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

The Explainer: RTÉ's Brian O'Donovan on reporting in Trump's America - and what 2021 holds for Biden
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: RTÉ's Brian O'Donovan on reporting in Trump's America - and what 2021 holds for Biden

Dec 22nd 2020, 8:00 AM 11,858 Views 19 Comments

We talk to the Washington Correspondent about the past year.

# washington - Friday 27 November, 2020

Watson throws for four touchdowns as Texans brush aside Lions on Thanksgiving
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Watson throws for four touchdowns as Texans brush aside Lions on Thanksgiving

Nov 27th 2020, 8:05 AM 2,819 Views 0 Comments

In the other NFL matchup, Washington moved into first place in the NFC East after beating Dallas.

# washington - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

'Whose streets? Our streets': Anti-Trump protesters gather outside White House
# Tensions Brewing
# Tensions Brewing

'Whose streets? Our streets': Anti-Trump protesters gather outside White House

Nov 4th 2020, 7:04 AM 11,379 Views 4 Comments

Scattered protests also took place from Seattle to New York City, but across the US there were no signs of widespread unrest.

# washington - Monday 28 September, 2020

US will protect the Good Friday Agreement, Special Envoy to NI says
# Mick Mulvaney
# Mick Mulvaney

US will protect the Good Friday Agreement, Special Envoy to NI says

Updated Sep 28th 2020, 5:26 PM 35,745 Views 18 Comments

Mulvaney, the former Chief of Staff to US President Donald Trump, took up the role of Special Envoy in March.

# washington - Friday 28 August, 2020

Handcuffs attaching paralysed police shooting victim Jacob Blake to his hospital bed removed
# Wisconsin
# Wisconsin

Handcuffs attaching paralysed police shooting victim Jacob Blake to his hospital bed removed

Aug 28th 2020, 10:28 PM 58,239 Views 137 Comments

Jacob Blake cannot move from the waist down after being shot seven times in the back.

# washington - Sunday 5 July, 2020

One killed, another seriously injured by car which ploughed into crowd protesting against police brutality in Seattle
# Washington
# Washington

One killed, another seriously injured by car which ploughed into crowd protesting against police brutality in Seattle

Jul 5th 2020, 5:58 PM 32,062 Views 47 Comments

Footage of the incident was shared online.

Trump attacks opponents as he promises to 'safeguard' American values
# Fourth July
# Fourth July

Trump attacks opponents as he promises to 'safeguard' American values

Jul 5th 2020, 7:28 AM 30,700 Views 92 Comments

Trump echoed comments he’d made the day before at Mount Rushmore.

# washington - Friday 5 June, 2020

Street section near White House renamed Black Lives Matter Plaza
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

Street section near White House renamed Black Lives Matter Plaza

Jun 5th 2020, 9:58 PM 26,774 Views 124 Comments

Washington DC’s mayor Muriel Bowser announced the change.

# washington - Saturday 28 March, 2020

Trump signs off on $2.2 trillion rescue package as Covid-19 cases reach over 100,000 in the US
# Washington
# Washington

Trump signs off on $2.2 trillion rescue package as Covid-19 cases reach over 100,000 in the US

Mar 28th 2020, 8:19 AM 18,170 Views 67 Comments

Trump’s signature brings an end to a dramatic, weeklong legislative saga on Capitol Hill.

# washington - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Varadkar to raise issue of undocumented Irish in US during meeting with Trump
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Varadkar to raise issue of undocumented Irish in US during meeting with Trump

Mar 11th 2020, 6:56 AM 9,989 Views 39 Comments

Varadkar will commence his US St Patrick’s Day trip in Washington DC.

# washington - Friday 6 December, 2019

'You're a damn liar, man': Joe Biden lashes out at Iowa voter who raises son's business activities
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

'You're a damn liar, man': Joe Biden lashes out at Iowa voter who raises son's business activities

Dec 6th 2019, 8:00 AM 33,745 Views 52 Comments

Biden also invited the man to do “push-ups” and “take an IQ test” to show that he wasn’t too old to run as US President.

# washington - Friday 11 October, 2019

Jane Fonda arrested during climate change protest in Washington
# Fire Drill Fridays
# Fire Drill Fridays

Jane Fonda arrested during climate change protest in Washington

Oct 11th 2019, 8:40 PM 21,728 Views 39 Comments

The 81-year-old was arrested alongside 16 other protesters.

# washington - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Phil Hogan is planning a trip to Washington to convince Donald Trump to work with the EU
# Trade Mission
# Trade Mission

Phil Hogan is planning a trip to Washington to convince Donald Trump to work with the EU

Oct 2nd 2019, 6:15 AM 8,678 Views 30 Comments

Hogan told RTÉ in recent weeks that he aimed “to get Mr Trump to see the error of his ways” on trade.

# washington - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Plaque commemorating 1916 Rising unveiled at Washington Monument in the US
# Washington
# Washington

Plaque commemorating 1916 Rising unveiled at Washington Monument in the US

Sep 19th 2019, 9:04 AM 13,699 Views 13 Comments

The plaque was a gift from President Michael D Higgins on behalf of the people of Ireland.

# washington - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

A man has set himself on fire on the grounds of the White House
# Washington
# Washington

A man has set himself on fire on the grounds of the White House

May 29th 2019, 6:33 PM 38,069 Views 43 Comments

Members of the Secret Service tried to assist the man.

# washington - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Composting of human bodies now legal in Washington
# Recomposition
# Recomposition

Composting of human bodies now legal in Washington

May 22nd 2019, 6:56 AM 22,958 Views 27 Comments

The bill was signed in a bid to cut carbon emissions from burials and cremations.

# washington - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Taoiseach marches alongside Conor McGregor in Chicago's St Patrick's Day parade
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Taoiseach marches alongside Conor McGregor in Chicago's St Patrick's Day parade

Updated Mar 16th 2019, 5:33 PM 74,257 Views 18 Comments

Government officials were left surprised at McGregor’s appearance at the parade.

# washington - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Leo Varadkar's partner to attend breakfast meeting at house of US vice president Mike Pence
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Leo Varadkar's partner to attend breakfast meeting at house of US vice president Mike Pence

Mar 13th 2019, 5:17 PM 37,798 Views 77 Comments

The US vice president has been criticised for his views and his legislative record on LGBT people.

# washington - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Simon Coveney is travelling to the US today - this is what he'll be up to
# Washington
# Washington

Simon Coveney is travelling to the US today - this is what he'll be up to

Feb 5th 2019, 5:04 PM 11,887 Views 21 Comments

He’ll be meeting with Mike Pompeo, along with launching a new government strategy for the US and Canada.

# washington - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Trump says students accused of mocking Native American 'unfairly treated'
# Smeared
# Smeared

Trump says students accused of mocking Native American 'unfairly treated'

Jan 22nd 2019, 7:06 AM 40,183 Views 143 Comments

The US President tweeted at a Fox News host and said new footage showed that “media was wrong”.

# washington - Monday 21 January, 2019

Teen who stared at Native American protester says he was trying to calm the situation
# Viral Video
# Viral Video

Teen who stared at Native American protester says he was trying to calm the situation

Jan 21st 2019, 8:25 AM 85,829 Views 155 Comments

Footage of Nick Sandmann at the protest on Friday in Washington has gone viral.

# washington - Sunday 20 January, 2019

US diocese apologises after students mock Native American demonstrator
# Washington
# Washington

US diocese apologises after students mock Native American demonstrator

Jan 20th 2019, 1:12 PM 23,979 Views 90 Comments

“I heard them saying, ‘Build that wall, build that wall.’ We’re not supposed to have walls here, we never did.”

# washington - Saturday 5 January, 2019

Trump says shutdown could last 'years' as he threatens to declare national emergency
# Washington
# Washington

Trump says shutdown could last 'years' as he threatens to declare national emergency

Jan 5th 2019, 7:27 AM 25,787 Views 44 Comments

The US president says he could bypass Congress for border wall funding.

# washington - Thursday 3 January, 2019

US visa bill for Irish graduates scuppered by single US senator
# Deadline Passes
# Deadline Passes

US visa bill for Irish graduates scuppered by single US senator

Jan 3rd 2019, 10:08 AM 40,537 Views 42 Comments

The bill was passed in the US House of Representatives without the need for a vote early in December but then hit a serious roadblock in the Senate.

# washington - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Show of unity in divided Washington at state funeral of George HW Bush
# RIP
# RIP

Show of unity in divided Washington at state funeral of George HW Bush

Dec 5th 2018, 9:32 PM 27,029 Views 23 Comments

An Irish tenor sang at Washington National Cathedral today.

# washington - Friday 23 November, 2018

Brees throws four touchdown passes as Saints down Falcons to hit 10-game winning streak
# Good Hands
From The42
# Good Hands

Brees throws four touchdown passes as Saints down Falcons to hit 10-game winning streak

Nov 23rd 2018, 7:55 AM 3,363 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, there were also wins for the Dallas Cowboys and the Chicago Bears.

# washington - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Kidnapped, robbed and killed - but Matthew Shepard is to finally be laid to rest after 20 years
# Homophobia
# Homophobia

Kidnapped, robbed and killed - but Matthew Shepard is to finally be laid to rest after 20 years

Oct 14th 2018, 10:00 PM 45,957 Views 16 Comments

He will be interred in the Washington National Cathedral.

# washington - Monday 13 August, 2018

US far-right rally drowned out by hundreds of counter-protesters
# Rally
# Rally

US far-right rally drowned out by hundreds of counter-protesters

Aug 13th 2018, 7:45 AM 18,788 Views 84 Comments

An effort was made to avoid a repeat of the chaos of a deadly protest in Charlottesville, Virginia exactly a year ago.

# washington - Sunday 12 August, 2018

'So many people loved him' - family pays tribute to airline employee who stole passenger plane and crashed it
# Richard Russell
# Richard Russell

'So many people loved him' - family pays tribute to airline employee who stole passenger plane and crashed it

Aug 12th 2018, 8:42 AM 88,905 Views 35 Comments

The man who stole the plane has now been identified as 29-year-old Richard Russell.

# washington - Friday 10 August, 2018

US judge orders deportation plane to 'turn around', threatens Jeff Sessions with contempt of court
# Contemptible
# Contemptible

US judge orders deportation plane to 'turn around', threatens Jeff Sessions with contempt of court

Aug 10th 2018, 7:31 AM 36,643 Views 39 Comments

The Washington deportation hearing heard that a woman and her daughter had been deported just hours before their case was due to be heard.

# washington - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Group behind far-right Charlottesville rally gets approval for 'white civil rights' march in Washington
# Anniversary
# Anniversary

Group behind far-right Charlottesville rally gets approval for 'white civil rights' march in Washington

Jun 21st 2018, 9:08 AM 17,713 Views 97 Comments

The rally is due to take place on the anniversary of the Charlottesville event during which a woman was killed.

# washington - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Wayne Rooney has reportedly agreed a move to MLS side DC United
# Roo S A!
From The42
# Roo S A!

Wayne Rooney has reportedly agreed a move to MLS side DC United

May 10th 2018, 4:48 PM 4,083 Views 16 Comments

The team based in the US capital are in need of firepower.

# washington - Sunday 29 April, 2018

Trump snubs 'phony White House correspondents dinner' for second year in a row
# FAKE NEWS
# FAKE NEWS

Trump snubs 'phony White House correspondents dinner' for second year in a row

Apr 29th 2018, 2:21 PM 25,835 Views 75 Comments

“If you don’t smile they will say he was terrible. He couldn’t take it. If you do smile, they will say what was he smiling about.”

# washington - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Wall back in business as the Wizards book NBA playoff spot
# Ballin'
From The42
# Ballin'

Wall back in business as the Wizards book NBA playoff spot

Apr 1st 2018, 2:05 PM 6,122 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere, the Heat were made to wait to guarantee their post-season plans while the Raptors were beaten by the Celtics.

# washington - Saturday 24 March, 2018

'This march wouldn't be happening if people at my school weren't shot dead'
# March For Our Lives
# March For Our Lives

'This march wouldn't be happening if people at my school weren't shot dead'

Mar 24th 2018, 7:30 AM 5,747 Views 10 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of people are to take part in gun control rallies across the US today.

# washington - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Taoiseach says one name has been suggested for the next US ambassador to Ireland
# Phoenix Park
# Phoenix Park

Taoiseach says one name has been suggested for the next US ambassador to Ireland

Mar 18th 2018, 7:35 AM 24,364 Views 14 Comments

The role of ambassador has been vacant for over a year now.

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