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# White House

Last year
Some Trump staffers still have documents to be given to National Archives
A letter from the acting US archivist said some staffers had used private electronic messaging accounts to conduct official business, and not turned those messages over as required by law.
Biden appears to believe deceased politician is in audience at food conference
Officials claimed that the president simply had the congresswoman on his mind.
US Court permits Justice Department to use classified records seized in Trump raid
The court removed an obstacle that could have delayed the investigation by weeks, if not months,
Biden promises to defend Taiwan but refuses to confirm re-election bid in rare TV interview
The US president said it ‘remains to be seen’ if he will seek re-election.
Taoiseach to travel to NY for UN events, but will timetable allow for Biden meeting this week?
The Taoiseach will deliver Ireland’s National Statement in the UN on Thursday.
Barack and Michelle Obama return to White House to unveil presidential portraits
Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden invited Barack and Michelle Obama back to their former home to unveil their official portraits.
Democracy in the US is ‘under assault’ by MAGA Republicans, Joe Biden says
The leader called Donald Trump and his allies an extremist threat to America and its future.
Dr Jill Biden tests positive for Covid-19 in 'rebound' case
US President Joe Biden continues to test negative.
Top US Covid-19 advisor Dr Anthony Fauci to step down in December
The 81-year-old is the country’s leading infectious disease expert.
US First Lady Jill Biden tests negative for Covid and will leave isolation
Jill Biden tested positive on August 16, nearly two weeks after her husband contracted the virus for a second time.
Two killed following lightning strike near the White House
Police said two others remain in a critical condition in hospital following the strike.
Joe Biden comes out of isolation after two negative Covid-19 tests
The US president is fever-free, according to his physician.
Joe Biden tests positive for Covid-19
The US president is experiencing ‘very mild symptoms’, the White House said today.
Matthew McConaughey makes emotional appeal for gun control at White House
The actor spoke powerfully about some of the children who died in his hometown of Uvalde two weeks ago.
Biden names Karine Jean-Pierre as new press secretary, first Black woman to hold role
Jean-Pierre will replace incumbent Jen Psaki from 13 May.
Next Irish ambassador to Washington hopes crackdown on Kinahan cartel will make a big difference
Geraldine Byrne Nason will take over the role of Irish Ambassador to Washington in early Autumn.
Most 'Irish' president since JFK: Biden in the White House 'enormously helpful' to Ireland
US ‘has skin in the game’ when it comes to maintaining peace in NI, says Congressman Brendan Boyle.
Irish dancing, stout and a poem by Bono: US St Patrick's Day carries on without 'unlucky Taoiseach'
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
Micheál Martin received a negative antigen test result but later tested positive on a PCR.
Taoiseach to get leadership award at event attended by US President Joe Biden tonight
Taoiseach says it will be a ‘very pleasant’ meeting between ‘one Irishman and another Irishman’.
Ireland’s St Patrick's Day message and theme is being tweaked to reflect the Ukraine crisis
Micheál Martin has decided to evolve the ‘tone and theme’ of the St Patrick’s Day celebrations this week.
Kim Jong-un 'love letters' retrieved from Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort
The National Archives and Records Administration pursues records it learns have been “improperly removed”.
Slimmed down contingent of Ministers likely to travel abroad for St Patrick's Day this year
It is tradition for Ministers and Ministers of State to travel to different destinations around the globe to mark St Patrick’s Day.
US Secretary of State calls on Putin to choose 'peaceful path' as he lands in Ukraine for crisis talks
The White House warned yesterday that Russia was ready to attack Ukraine at “any point”.
Russia prepping pretext for its troops to further invade Ukraine, White House says
White House press secretary Jen Psaki spoke at a briefing at the White House in Washington today.
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Trump's White House chief held in contempt for defying Capitol riot probe
Mark Meadows could be the first White House chief of staff to be prosecuted since HR Haldeman in the Watergate scandal.
Kamala Harris held presidency for 1 hour 25 mins while Joe Biden was under anaesthesia
The US President had a colonoscopy as part of a regular health check, the White House said.
White House press secretary tests positive for Covid-19
The official said she had last met US President Joe Biden on Tuesday and they had remained six feet apart.
Biden won’t run in 2024 after Afghanistan ‘travesty’, says Trump's ex-chief of staff
Mick Mulvaney spoke to The Journal about Afghanistan, the Good Friday Agreement and quitting the Trump administration.
Larry Donnelly: Katherine Zappone will provide value for money as special envoy
Our columnist muses on the Zappone furore, summer days and what’s next for Donald Trump.
Judge dismisses most claims over clearing of protesters from in front of White House
Claims against two law enforcement agencies, however, have been allowed to proceed.
Probe says Washington DC protest was not broken up because of Trump photo-op
Park Police officials had already planned to clear the area for fencing installation, the investigation found.
Obama family mourns death of White House dog Bo
The Portuguese water dog was a gift to the Obamas from the late Senator Edward Kennedy.
Larry Donnelly: A quietly excellent first 100 days for Joe Biden
Our columnist takes a look at the first stages of the Biden and Harris administration.
US Justice Department to investigate policing in Minneapolis after Floyd verdict
The department is already investigating whether the officers involved violated George Floyd’s civil rights.
Walter Mondale, former US Vice President, dies aged 93
Mondale served in the Jimmy Carter administration and lost out on his own presidential bid to Ronald Reagan.
US expels 10 Russian diplomats and imposes new round of sanctions
The White House said the 10 diplomats being expelled include representatives of Russian intelligence services.
Joe Biden's dog Major to get private training after two biting incidents
Last month, the White House confirmed that Major had nipped someone during a walk.
'A 30-year race to the bottom': Why might the Biden global tax plan spell trouble for Ireland's entire economic model?
A proposed global minimum rate of corporation tax could undermine Ireland’s advantage.
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.
Joe Biden’s dogs back at White House after banishment ended
One of the canines injured a Secret Service agent and they were sent to Delaware.