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# white-house - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Trump remains out of sight as doctor says he is symptom-free
# US President
# US President

Trump remains out of sight as doctor says he is symptom-free

Oct 7th 2020, 9:40 PM 47,499 Views 60 Comments

White House aides said Donald Trump has returned to the Oval Office.

# white-house - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Facebook removes Trump post for minimising dangers of Covid-19
# Flu
# Flu

Facebook removes Trump post for minimising dangers of Covid-19

Updated Oct 6th 2020, 9:47 PM 74,852 Views 112 Comments

The US President compares Covid-19 to the seasonal flu in the post.

Trump enters White House without a mask and tells people 'don't be afraid of Covid' after leaving hospital
# Campaign Trail
# Campaign Trail

Trump enters White House without a mask and tells people 'don't be afraid of Covid' after leaving hospital

Oct 6th 2020, 6:58 AM 70,936 Views 129 Comments

The US President may remain infectious for much of the next week, according to his own administration’s guidelines.

# white-house - Sunday 4 October, 2020

Trump’s doctors say he has been treated with steroid for drop in oxygen level but overall is improving
# Walter Reed
# Walter Reed

Trump’s doctors say he has been treated with steroid for drop in oxygen level but overall is improving

Oct 4th 2020, 5:15 PM 47,488 Views 47 Comments

Trump’s oxygen levels have dipped at least twice over the last several days, his doctors have said.

# white-house - Saturday 3 October, 2020

Trump is doing ‘very well’ say his doctors, but White House says his vitals had been ‘very concerning’
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Trump is doing ‘very well’ say his doctors, but White House says his vitals had been ‘very concerning’

Updated Oct 3rd 2020, 6:35 PM 88,461 Views 104 Comments

Donald Trump’s doctor provided the update this afternoon.

# white-house - Monday 14 September, 2020

TikTok owner chooses Oracle to acquire video-sharing app in US after Trump ordered it to sell up
# Security Risk
# Security Risk

TikTok owner chooses Oracle to acquire video-sharing app in US after Trump ordered it to sell up

Sep 14th 2020, 10:58 AM 17,364 Views 9 Comments

The Trump administration has claimed the China-owned app represents a security risk to the US.

# white-house - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

White House chief of staff 'optimistic' pandemic aid bill deal will be reached before election
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

White House chief of staff 'optimistic' pandemic aid bill deal will be reached before election

Sep 8th 2020, 10:18 PM 13,581 Views 35 Comments

“I’m more optimistic perhaps today than I’ve been in a long time,” Mark Meadows said.

# white-house - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Donald Trump angrily denies remarks about US troops and 'losers'
# White House
# White House

Donald Trump angrily denies remarks about US troops and 'losers'

Sep 5th 2020, 8:05 AM 44,984 Views 156 Comments

Trump’s comments were reported by The Atlantic.

# white-house - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

'You are not alone': Melania Trump says president will not stop until Covid-19 vaccine is found
# RNC
# RNC

'You are not alone': Melania Trump says president will not stop until Covid-19 vaccine is found

Aug 26th 2020, 7:01 AM 37,033 Views 69 Comments

The First Lady offered her sympathies to all those affected by the pandemic.

# white-house - Monday 24 August, 2020

Key Trump ally Kellyanne Conway resigns as senior White House advisor
# White House
# White House

Key Trump ally Kellyanne Conway resigns as senior White House advisor

Aug 24th 2020, 7:15 AM 68,985 Views 58 Comments

Conway said she was stepping down to spend more time with her family.

# white-house - Thursday 20 August, 2020

Obama condemns Trump as Harris accepts historic VP nomination
# White House
# White House

Obama condemns Trump as Harris accepts historic VP nomination

Aug 20th 2020, 7:12 AM 27,295 Views 85 Comments

Trump has left America’s “worst impulses unleashed, our proud reputation around the world badly diminished, and our democratic institutions threatened like never before”, Obama said.

# white-house - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Quiz: How well do you remember the 2016 US election?
# White House
# White House

Quiz: How well do you remember the 2016 US election?

Aug 18th 2020, 9:30 PM 24,669 Views 17 Comments

Cast your mind back four years…

# white-house - Monday 17 August, 2020

A convention week like no other, but Democrats in Ireland think their candidate is well placed
# 11 Weeks To Go
# 11 Weeks To Go

A convention week like no other, but Democrats in Ireland think their candidate is well placed

Aug 17th 2020, 6:10 AM 15,210 Views 33 Comments

Joe Biden will officially accept his party’s nomination on Thursday

# white-house - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Trump evacuated from press conference after man shot by Secret Service outside White House
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Trump evacuated from press conference after man shot by Secret Service outside White House

Aug 11th 2020, 7:02 AM 48,806 Views 35 Comments

The US President later returned to address reporters after the incident yesterday evening.

# white-house - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Trump and Biden forced to break with convention for nomination events
# White House
# White House

Trump and Biden forced to break with convention for nomination events

Aug 6th 2020, 1:07 PM 14,649 Views 21 Comments

Donald Trump has suggested he will make his acceptance speech on the grounds of the White House.

# white-house - Saturday 1 August, 2020

TikTok responds to Donald Trump's pledge to ban the app
# White House
# White House

TikTok responds to Donald Trump's pledge to ban the app

Updated Aug 1st 2020, 1:50 PM 125,491 Views 174 Comments

The president said he could use emergency economic powers or an executive order.

# white-house - Saturday 25 July, 2020

White House clashes with both Republicans and Democrats over Covid-19 relief
# Tension
# Tension

White House clashes with both Republicans and Democrats over Covid-19 relief

Jul 25th 2020, 7:25 AM 24,375 Views 20 Comments

A week of tense negotiations ended without resolution.

# white-house - Monday 20 July, 2020

Donald Trump says Joe Biden is 'mentally shot' in testy Fox News interview
# White House
# White House

Donald Trump says Joe Biden is 'mentally shot' in testy Fox News interview

Jul 20th 2020, 8:33 AM 52,854 Views 119 Comments

Trumped questioned whether Biden could pass a cognitive ability test that Trump said he had “aced”.

# white-house - Saturday 11 July, 2020

Donald Trump commutes prison sentence of longtime ally Roger Stone
# Strategist
# Strategist

Donald Trump commutes prison sentence of longtime ally Roger Stone

Jul 11th 2020, 7:27 AM 60,704 Views 120 Comments

“Roger Stone is now a free man!” the White House said in a statement, days before he was to start serving time.

# white-house - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Trump administration sues to block ex-aide John Bolton's book
# White House
# White House

Trump administration sues to block ex-aide John Bolton's book

Jun 17th 2020, 6:55 AM 22,853 Views 36 Comments

‘The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir’ is due to hit the shelves next Tuesday.

# white-house - Thursday 21 May, 2020

US publishes scathing report on China, and threatens to 'increase public pressure'
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

US publishes scathing report on China, and threatens to 'increase public pressure'

May 21st 2020, 7:45 AM 21,295 Views 71 Comments

The White House has published a 20-page report giving out about China.

# white-house - Monday 11 May, 2020

Spokesman denies reports that US Vice President Mike Pence is in self-isolation
# White House
# White House

Spokesman denies reports that US Vice President Mike Pence is in self-isolation

May 11th 2020, 7:53 AM 18,009 Views 19 Comments

A close aide of Pence was diagnosed with Covid-19 last week.

# white-house - Sunday 10 May, 2020

White House defends reopening economy despite death warnings
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

White House defends reopening economy despite death warnings

May 10th 2020, 7:32 PM 53,055 Views 96 Comments

Meanwhile, a medical expert dismissed Donald Trump’s claim that Covid-19 will “go away” without a vaccine.

# white-house - Thursday 7 May, 2020

US Justice Department drops case against ex-Trump aide Michael Flynn
# Michael Flynn
# Michael Flynn

US Justice Department drops case against ex-Trump aide Michael Flynn

May 7th 2020, 9:20 PM 17,377 Views 60 Comments

The Department said the FBI’s original probe of him had no “legitimate investigative basis”.

# white-house - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

Trump says Covid-19 is 'worse attack' than 9-11 and backtracks on disbanding taskforce
# Leaving Lockdown
# Leaving Lockdown

Trump says Covid-19 is 'worse attack' than 9-11 and backtracks on disbanding taskforce

Updated May 6th 2020, 9:53 PM 70,960 Views 107 Comments

“This is worse than Pearl Harbour. This is worse than the World Trade Center,” the US president said.

# white-house - Friday 1 May, 2020

Trump says he has seen evidence that Covid-19 came from Chinese lab but refuses to share it
# White House
# White House

Trump says he has seen evidence that Covid-19 came from Chinese lab but refuses to share it

May 1st 2020, 6:58 AM 47,222 Views 129 Comments

US intelligence agencies have debunked the theory, saying they have concluded that coronavirus was “not man-made or genetically modified”.

# white-house - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Trump says US may seek damages from China over coronavirus outbreak
# United States
# United States

Trump says US may seek damages from China over coronavirus outbreak

Apr 28th 2020, 7:41 AM 34,387 Views 112 Comments

The US president also appeared to confirm that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is alive.

# white-house - Friday 24 April, 2020

Experts criticise Trump suggestion about disinfectant as Covid-19 treatment
# White House
# White House

Experts criticise Trump suggestion about disinfectant as Covid-19 treatment

Apr 24th 2020, 7:15 AM 86,781 Views 196 Comments

Ingesting disinfectant is not a treatment against coronavirus.

# white-house - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Barack Obama endorses 'close friend' Joe Biden and touts his 'experience honesty and humility'
# The Big Guns
# The Big Guns

Barack Obama endorses 'close friend' Joe Biden and touts his 'experience honesty and humility'

Updated Apr 14th 2020, 5:51 PM 24,854 Views 74 Comments

The former president gave his endorsement in a video message.

# white-house - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

US Senate and White House reach agreement on $2 trillion Covid-19 rescue package
# Rescue Plan
# Rescue Plan

US Senate and White House reach agreement on $2 trillion Covid-19 rescue package

Mar 25th 2020, 7:01 AM 19,694 Views 63 Comments

The deal will see a sweep of new measures to provide Americans with healthcare and business supports.

# white-house - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Donald Trump says treatment 'is not gonna kill anybody' as US fast-tracks use of anti-malarial drug for coronavirus
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Donald Trump says treatment 'is not gonna kill anybody' as US fast-tracks use of anti-malarial drug for coronavirus

Mar 19th 2020, 4:30 PM 63,674 Views 101 Comments

US President Donald Trump made the announcement this afternoon.

# white-house - Thursday 12 March, 2020

'Better safe than sorry': Leo's White House visit with elbow bumps, namaste and warnings to stop panic buying
# 36 Hours In Washington
# 36 Hours In Washington

'Better safe than sorry': Leo's White House visit with elbow bumps, namaste and warnings to stop panic buying

Mar 12th 2020, 10:16 PM 36,576 Views 51 Comments

The issue of coronavirus dominated proceedings in Washington for this year’s St Patrick’s Day celebrations.

Leo Varadkar has met with Donald Trump in the Oval Office (they didn't shake hands)
# White House
# White House

Leo Varadkar has met with Donald Trump in the Oval Office (they didn't shake hands)

Mar 12th 2020, 4:05 PM 22,979 Views 38 Comments

Varadkar is expected to return to Ireland later today.

# white-house - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Meeting between Taoiseach and US Vice President Mike Pence will be closed to the media again
# Leo In The Us
# Leo In The Us

Meeting between Taoiseach and US Vice President Mike Pence will be closed to the media again

Mar 11th 2020, 7:20 AM 19,930 Views 20 Comments

This is the second time the breakfast meeting will be held behind closed doors.

# white-house - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

Democrats voting in Dublin go for Bernie but insist 'even the Devil' would be better than Trump
# Citizens Abroad
# Citizens Abroad

Democrats voting in Dublin go for Bernie but insist 'even the Devil' would be better than Trump

Mar 4th 2020, 8:30 PM 13,852 Views 19 Comments

Democrats Abroad Ireland had a Super Tuesday polling station in the Arlington Hotel.

# white-house - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Why is Super Tuesday so super and what will it tell us about the White House race?
# Super Duper
# Super Duper

Why is Super Tuesday so super and what will it tell us about the White House race?

Feb 29th 2020, 8:42 AM 13,185 Views 12 Comments

Expect to have a much clearer idea of who’ll take on Donald Trump after Tuesday.

# white-house - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Julian Assange phoned the White House to warn lives would be put at risk, court hears
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Julian Assange phoned the White House to warn lives would be put at risk, court hears

Feb 25th 2020, 10:49 PM 22,162 Views 0 Comments

Assange’s lawyer said that the extradition request “boldly and brazenly” misrepresents the facts.

# white-house - Saturday 22 February, 2020

Mike Bloomberg's $400 million (and counting) bet on the presidency and his plan to target Trump
# Race For The White House
# Race For The White House

Mike Bloomberg's $400 million (and counting) bet on the presidency and his plan to target Trump

Feb 22nd 2020, 7:30 AM 41,994 Views 47 Comments

The former New York Mayor has been the talk of the Democratic campaign this week.

# white-house - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Buttigieg and Sanders neck-and-neck in Iowa as Biden acknowledges 'gut punch'
# White House
# White House

Buttigieg and Sanders neck-and-neck in Iowa as Biden acknowledges 'gut punch'

Feb 6th 2020, 7:37 AM 13,346 Views 20 Comments

Senator Elizabeth Warren and former vice president Joe Biden are in third and fourth place.

# white-house - Thursday 30 January, 2020

US life expectancy is on the up - and the White House says it's thanks to Trump
# US President
# US President

US life expectancy is on the up - and the White House says it's thanks to Trump

Jan 30th 2020, 11:01 PM 12,863 Views 44 Comments

The US government said that 2018 saw the first decline in drug overdose deaths in almost three decades.