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# white-house - Tuesday 7 June, 2022

Matthew McConaughey makes emotional appeal for gun control at White House
# US
# US

Matthew McConaughey makes emotional appeal for gun control at White House

Jun 7th 2022, 10:45 PM 44,988 Views 32 Comments

The actor spoke powerfully about some of the children who died in his hometown of Uvalde two weeks ago.

# white-house - Thursday 5 May, 2022

Biden names Karine Jean-Pierre as new press secretary, first Black woman to hold role
# White House
# White House

Biden names Karine Jean-Pierre as new press secretary, first Black woman to hold role

May 5th 2022, 9:49 PM 26,583 Views 20 Comments

Jean-Pierre will replace incumbent Jen Psaki from 13 May.

# white-house - Sunday 17 April, 2022

Next Irish ambassador to Washington hopes crackdown on Kinahan cartel will make a big difference
# Crime
# Crime

Next Irish ambassador to Washington hopes crackdown on Kinahan cartel will make a big difference

Apr 17th 2022, 8:00 AM 23,126 Views 0 Comments

Geraldine Byrne Nason will take over the role of Irish Ambassador to Washington in early Autumn.

# white-house - Saturday 19 March, 2022

Most 'Irish' president since JFK: Biden in the White House 'enormously helpful' to Ireland
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Most 'Irish' president since JFK: Biden in the White House 'enormously helpful' to Ireland

Mar 19th 2022, 6:00 PM 16,900 Views 23 Comments

US ‘has skin in the game’ when it comes to maintaining peace in NI, says Congressman Brendan Boyle.

# white-house - Thursday 17 March, 2022

Irish dancing, stout and a poem by Bono: US St Patrick's Day carries on without 'unlucky Taoiseach'
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Irish dancing, stout and a poem by Bono: US St Patrick's Day carries on without 'unlucky Taoiseach'

Mar 17th 2022, 9:00 PM 29,900 Views 14 Comments

Micheál Martin’s long-awaited trip to the White House was scuppered after he contracted Covid.

Taoiseach tests positive for Covid-19 while in Washington for St Patrick's events
# White House
# White House

Taoiseach tests positive for Covid-19 while in Washington for St Patrick's events

Updated Mar 17th 2022, 6:00 AM 45,912 Views 53 Comments

Micheál Martin received a negative antigen test result but later tested positive on a PCR.

# white-house - Wednesday 16 March, 2022

Taoiseach to get leadership award at event attended by US President Joe Biden tonight
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Taoiseach to get leadership award at event attended by US President Joe Biden tonight

Mar 16th 2022, 6:00 AM 24,009 Views 45 Comments

Taoiseach says it will be a ‘very pleasant’ meeting between ‘one Irishman and another Irishman’.

# white-house - Tuesday 15 March, 2022

Ireland’s St Patrick's Day message and theme is being tweaked to reflect the Ukraine crisis
# US Trip
# US Trip

Ireland’s St Patrick's Day message and theme is being tweaked to reflect the Ukraine crisis

Mar 15th 2022, 6:30 AM 13,952 Views 9 Comments

Micheál Martin has decided to evolve the ‘tone and theme’ of the St Patrick’s Day celebrations this week.

# white-house - Monday 7 February, 2022

Kim Jong-un 'love letters' retrieved from Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort
# US Archives
# US Archives

Kim Jong-un 'love letters' retrieved from Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort

Feb 7th 2022, 10:23 PM 60,430 Views 49 Comments

The National Archives and Records Administration pursues records it learns have been “improperly removed”.

# white-house - Tuesday 1 February, 2022

Slimmed down contingent of Ministers likely to travel abroad for St Patrick's Day this year
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Slimmed down contingent of Ministers likely to travel abroad for St Patrick's Day this year

Updated Feb 1st 2022, 7:49 PM 15,939 Views 17 Comments

It is tradition for Ministers and Ministers of State to travel to different destinations around the globe to mark St Patrick’s Day.

# white-house - Wednesday 19 January, 2022

US Secretary of State calls on Putin to choose 'peaceful path' as he lands in Ukraine for crisis talks
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

US Secretary of State calls on Putin to choose 'peaceful path' as he lands in Ukraine for crisis talks

Jan 19th 2022, 9:31 AM 7,936 Views 25 Comments

The White House warned yesterday that Russia was ready to attack Ukraine at “any point”.

# white-house - Friday 14 January, 2022

Russia prepping pretext for its troops to further invade Ukraine, White House says
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia prepping pretext for its troops to further invade Ukraine, White House says

Jan 14th 2022, 7:23 PM 25,112 Views 45 Comments

White House press secretary Jen Psaki spoke at a briefing at the White House in Washington today.

# white-house - Wednesday 15 December, 2021

Trump's White House chief held in contempt for defying Capitol riot probe
# Mark Meadows
# Mark Meadows

Trump's White House chief held in contempt for defying Capitol riot probe

Dec 15th 2021, 8:55 AM 12,965 Views 19 Comments

Mark Meadows could be the first White House chief of staff to be prosecuted since HR Haldeman in the Watergate scandal.

# white-house - Friday 19 November, 2021

Kamala Harris held presidency for 1 hour 25 mins while Joe Biden was under anaesthesia
# US
# US

Kamala Harris held presidency for 1 hour 25 mins while Joe Biden was under anaesthesia

Updated Nov 19th 2021, 5:28 PM 56,572 Views 101 Comments

The US President had a colonoscopy as part of a regular health check, the White House said.

# white-house - Monday 1 November, 2021

White House press secretary tests positive for Covid-19
# Jen Psaki
# Jen Psaki

White House press secretary tests positive for Covid-19

Nov 1st 2021, 7:06 AM 20,710 Views 18 Comments

The official said she had last met US President Joe Biden on Tuesday and they had remained six feet apart.

# white-house - Friday 3 September, 2021

Biden won’t run in 2024 after Afghanistan ‘travesty’, says Trump's ex-chief of staff
# Interview
# Interview

Biden won’t run in 2024 after Afghanistan ‘travesty’, says Trump's ex-chief of staff

Sep 3rd 2021, 6:30 AM 24,230 Views 30 Comments

Mick Mulvaney spoke to The Journal about Afghanistan, the Good Friday Agreement and quitting the Trump administration.

# white-house - Saturday 31 July, 2021

Larry Donnelly: Katherine Zappone will provide value for money as special envoy
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: Katherine Zappone will provide value for money as special envoy

Jul 31st 2021, 8:00 PM 30,333 Views 115 Comments

Our columnist muses on the Zappone furore, summer days and what’s next for Donald Trump.

# white-house - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

Judge dismisses most claims over clearing of protesters from in front of White House
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Judge dismisses most claims over clearing of protesters from in front of White House

Jun 22nd 2021, 7:07 AM 20,789 Views 18 Comments

Claims against two law enforcement agencies, however, have been allowed to proceed.

# white-house - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Probe says Washington DC protest was not broken up because of Trump photo-op
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

Probe says Washington DC protest was not broken up because of Trump photo-op

Jun 9th 2021, 8:00 PM 15,813 Views 19 Comments

Park Police officials had already planned to clear the area for fencing installation, the investigation found.

# white-house - Sunday 9 May, 2021

Obama family mourns death of White House dog Bo
# Presidential Pooch
# Presidential Pooch

Obama family mourns death of White House dog Bo

May 9th 2021, 10:02 AM 42,068 Views 38 Comments

The Portuguese water dog was a gift to the Obamas from the late Senator Edward Kennedy.

# white-house - Sunday 25 April, 2021

Larry Donnelly: A quietly excellent first 100 days for Joe Biden
# Column
# Column

Larry Donnelly: A quietly excellent first 100 days for Joe Biden

Apr 25th 2021, 8:30 AM 43,443 Views 84 Comments

Our columnist takes a look at the first stages of the Biden and Harris administration.

# white-house - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

US Justice Department to investigate policing in Minneapolis after Floyd verdict
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

US Justice Department to investigate policing in Minneapolis after Floyd verdict

Updated Apr 21st 2021, 3:57 PM 26,711 Views 55 Comments

The department is already investigating whether the officers involved violated George Floyd’s civil rights.

# white-house - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Walter Mondale, former US Vice President, dies aged 93
# Walter Mondale
# Walter Mondale

Walter Mondale, former US Vice President, dies aged 93

Apr 20th 2021, 7:02 AM 14,075 Views 2 Comments

Mondale served in the Jimmy Carter administration and lost out on his own presidential bid to Ronald Reagan.

# white-house - Thursday 15 April, 2021

US expels 10 Russian diplomats and imposes new round of sanctions
# White House
# White House

US expels 10 Russian diplomats and imposes new round of sanctions

Apr 15th 2021, 5:34 PM 12,710 Views 34 Comments

The White House said the 10 diplomats being expelled include representatives of Russian intelligence services.

# white-house - Monday 12 April, 2021

Joe Biden's dog Major to get private training after two biting incidents
# Another Woof Week
# Another Woof Week

Joe Biden's dog Major to get private training after two biting incidents

Apr 12th 2021, 3:48 PM 25,572 Views 34 Comments

Last month, the White House confirmed that Major had nipped someone during a walk.

# white-house - Saturday 10 April, 2021

'A 30-year race to the bottom': Why might the Biden global tax plan spell trouble for Ireland's entire economic model?
# Ireland Inc
# Ireland Inc

'A 30-year race to the bottom': Why might the Biden global tax plan spell trouble for Ireland's entire economic model?

Apr 10th 2021, 7:00 AM 40,250 Views 58 Comments
  • The Biden administration has recommitted the US to global tax reform talks.
  • American wants a 21% global minimum rate of corporation tax.
  • Ireland's famous 12.5% rate looks likely to come under severe pressure.

# white-house - Thursday 25 March, 2021

Joe Biden’s dogs back at White House after banishment ended
# Woof Few Weeks
# Woof Few Weeks

Joe Biden’s dogs back at White House after banishment ended

Mar 25th 2021, 7:26 AM 42,436 Views 27 Comments

One of the canines injured a Secret Service agent and they were sent to Delaware.

# white-house - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

Virtual St Patrick's Day shamrock ceremony to take place between Taoiseach and US President
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Virtual St Patrick's Day shamrock ceremony to take place between Taoiseach and US President

Mar 17th 2021, 6:15 AM 10,025 Views 20 Comments

The Taoiseach will stay put in Government Buildings this year, and won’t be in the White House.

# white-house - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Biden won't host foreign leaders at White House for 'a couple of months', spokesperson says
# No Visits
# No Visits

Biden won't host foreign leaders at White House for 'a couple of months', spokesperson says

Feb 16th 2021, 7:40 PM 21,769 Views 23 Comments

It was confirmed last week that the Taoiseach won’t be travelling to the White House for St Patrick’s Day.

# white-house - Monday 15 February, 2021

Biden to join virtual G7 event with global leaders on Covid-19 efforts
# White House
# White House

Biden to join virtual G7 event with global leaders on Covid-19 efforts

Feb 15th 2021, 8:02 AM 8,162 Views 7 Comments

The US President will address the G7 meeting on the pandemic and vaccination distribution.

# white-house - Sunday 14 February, 2021

White House aide resigns after threatening reporter
# Tj Ducklo
# Tj Ducklo

White House aide resigns after threatening reporter

Feb 14th 2021, 3:20 PM 34,705 Views 23 Comments

TJ Ducklo said he was “devastated to have embarrassed and disappointed my White House colleagues and President Biden”.

# white-house - Friday 12 February, 2021

Taoiseach Micheál Martin will not be heading to Washington for St Patrick's Day
# BEGORRAH
# BEGORRAH

Taoiseach Micheál Martin will not be heading to Washington for St Patrick's Day

Feb 12th 2021, 5:46 PM 111,060 Views 238 Comments

The Covid-19 pandemic has meant that this year’s meeting will not take place.

# white-house - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Biden raises concerns over Navalny and Russian 'aggression' in Ukraine in first phone call with Putin
# A Quick Chat
# A Quick Chat

Biden raises concerns over Navalny and Russian 'aggression' in Ukraine in first phone call with Putin

Jan 26th 2021, 10:18 PM 18,418 Views 26 Comments

The G7 group of nations also hit out at Navalny’s “politically motivated” detention in a statement today.

# white-house - Friday 22 January, 2021

The First Lady, the Second Gentleman and the other new White House faces to look out for
# Team Biden
# Team Biden

The First Lady, the Second Gentleman and the other new White House faces to look out for

Jan 22nd 2021, 12:05 PM 31,608 Views 39 Comments

There are several ‘firsts’ among the new residents of the 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

# white-house - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Biden redecorates the Oval Office with a return of the blue rug and no sign of Winston Churchill
# Busted Loose
# Busted Loose

Biden redecorates the Oval Office with a return of the blue rug and no sign of Winston Churchill

Updated Jan 21st 2021, 4:31 PM 115,264 Views 64 Comments

It includes busts of Martin Luther King, Jr., Robert Kennedy, Cesar Chavez, Rosa Parks and Eleanor Roosevelt.

# white-house - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

When does it start? Is it on TV? Will there be music? Everything you need to know about the US inauguration
# Biden Time
# Biden Time

When does it start? Is it on TV? Will there be music? Everything you need to know about the US inauguration

Jan 20th 2021, 12:05 AM 52,944 Views 18 Comments

Joe Biden will be officially sworn-in as the 46th president of the United States today.

# white-house - 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

Jan 17th 2021, 9:31 AM 44,286 Views 45 Comments

Inauguration day is on Wednesday.

# white-house - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

Mike Pence rules out invoking 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office
# White House
# White House

Mike Pence rules out invoking 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office

Jan 13th 2021, 6:46 AM 41,189 Views 44 Comments

The vice president said the mechanism should be reserved for cases of medical or mental incapacitation.

# white-house - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Poll: Should Mike Pence invoke the 25th Amendment, pushing Trump out of office?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Mike Pence invoke the 25th Amendment, pushing Trump out of office?

Jan 12th 2021, 9:23 AM 67,765 Views 102 Comments

President-elect Joe Biden is set to be inaugurated on 20 January.

# white-house - Thursday 7 January, 2021

'I can't stay': US envoy to Northern Ireland resigns after pro-Trump rioters storm Capitol Hill
# Riots
# Riots

'I can't stay': US envoy to Northern Ireland resigns after pro-Trump rioters storm Capitol Hill

Updated Jan 7th 2021, 1:12 PM 152,272 Views 64 Comments

The deputy national security adviser and the first lady’s chief of staff have also resigned.

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