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# White House

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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.
Virtual St Patrick's Day shamrock ceremony to take place between Taoiseach and US President
The Taoiseach will stay put in Government Buildings this year, and won’t be in the White House.
Biden won't host foreign leaders at White House for 'a couple of months', spokesperson says
It was confirmed last week that the Taoiseach won’t be travelling to the White House for St Patrick’s Day.
Biden to join virtual G7 event with global leaders on Covid-19 efforts
The US President will address the G7 meeting on the pandemic and vaccination distribution.
White House aide resigns after threatening reporter
TJ Ducklo said he was “devastated to have embarrassed and disappointed my White House colleagues and President Biden”.
Taoiseach Micheál Martin will not be heading to Washington for St Patrick's Day
The Covid-19 pandemic has meant that this year’s meeting will not take place.
Biden raises concerns over Navalny and Russian 'aggression' in Ukraine in first phone call with Putin
The G7 group of nations also hit out at Navalny’s “politically motivated” detention in a statement today.
The First Lady, the Second Gentleman and the other new White House faces to look out for
There are several ‘firsts’ among the new residents of the 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
Biden redecorates the Oval Office with a return of the blue rug and no sign of Winston Churchill
It includes busts of Martin Luther King, Jr., Robert Kennedy, Cesar Chavez, Rosa Parks and Eleanor Roosevelt.
When does it start? Is it on TV? Will there be music? Everything you need to know about the US inauguration
Joe Biden will be officially sworn-in as the 46th president of the United States today.
Joe Biden to sign a dozen executive orders on his first day as US President
Inauguration day is on Wednesday.
Mike Pence rules out invoking 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office
The vice president said the mechanism should be reserved for cases of medical or mental incapacitation.
Poll: Should Mike Pence invoke the 25th Amendment, pushing Trump out of office?
President-elect Joe Biden is set to be inaugurated on 20 January.
'I can't stay': US envoy to Northern Ireland resigns after pro-Trump rioters storm Capitol Hill
The deputy national security adviser and the first lady’s chief of staff have also resigned.
Larry Donnelly: Let's face it, if it weren't for Covid-19, Trump would be planning his inauguration
Larry Donnelly looks back over the 2020 race for the White House and says the pandemic utterly changed the direction of the election.
Trump's sudden demands and refusal to sign key bill could shut down the US government on Monday
Washington is now hurtling toward a crisis with Covid aid about to collapse, as the president is at his Mar-a-Lago club for Christmas.
Trump says he will reverse plan for early vaccine at White House
Administration officials were listed to receive their jabs early in the vaccination programme.
Trump's controversial coronavirus adviser to leave the White House
Dr Scott Atlas clashed with top government scientists as he resisted stronger efforts to contain the Covid-19 pandemic
Joe Biden suffers hairline fractures in foot while playing with dog
“It is anticipated that he will likely require a walking boot for several weeks,” his doctor said.
Trump accepts Biden transition must begin - but insists he's still not conceding 'rigged' election
Donald Trump has acknowledged it is time for the General Services Administration to “do what needs to be done”.
White House presses on with Christmas tree ceremony despite coronavirus warnings
Public health officials have pleaded with Americans not to travel for Thanksgiving or spend the holiday with people from outside their household.
Trump makes first public comments in over a week... but doesn't mention the election
This was Trump’s first public remarks since 5 November, when he falsely claimed to have won the election.
Three Trump loyalists appointed to top Pentagon jobs as Defence Secretary fired
Military personnel changes have fuelled concerns of a push against figures seen as not loyal enough to Trump.
Trump throws transition into turmoil while refusing to concede
The defeated president has blocked co-operation with Joe Biden’s team, while electoral investigations have been authorised.
Joe Biden wins election to become 46th President of United States
Kamala Harris is set to be vice president.
As it happened: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris give victory speeches after winning the US election
US Election: Here are the main points to know today
As it happened on Saturday morning: Biden says 'clear majority of nation' behind him as tense wait for final result continues
It’s not official but the former vice president looks set to return to the White House.
Filling up: Here's the state-by-state guide of who's taken where
Joe Biden: 'The numbers tell us a clear and convincing story'
Trump says without evidence that election is 'a fraud' and threatens to go to Supreme Court
Trump told supporters gathered at the White House this morning that “this is a fraud on the American people”.
President Trump’s son Barron tested positive for Covid-19
The White House initially said he had tested negative.
'I'm immune': Donald Trump prepares to return to the campaign trail
Yesterday, Trump made his first public appearance since returning to the White House.
Trump's doctor says he is no longer 'a transmission risk' as he delivers first public speech since diagnosis
The US President told the crowd outside the White House that he was “feeling great”.
Trump remains out of sight as doctor says he is symptom-free
White House aides said Donald Trump has returned to the Oval Office.
Facebook removes Trump post for minimising dangers of Covid-19
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
The US President may remain infectious for much of the next week, according to his own administration’s guidelines.
Trump’s doctors say he has been treated with steroid for drop in oxygen level but overall is improving
Trump’s oxygen levels have dipped at least twice over the last several days, his doctors have said.
Trump is doing ‘very well’ say his doctors, but White House says his vitals had been ‘very concerning’
Donald Trump’s doctor provided the update this afternoon.
TikTok owner chooses Oracle to acquire video-sharing app in US after Trump ordered it to sell up
The Trump administration has claimed the China-owned app represents a security risk to the US.
White House chief of staff 'optimistic' pandemic aid bill deal will be reached before election
“I’m more optimistic perhaps today than I’ve been in a long time,” Mark Meadows said.
Donald Trump angrily denies remarks about US troops and 'losers'
Trump’s comments were reported by The Atlantic.
'You are not alone': Melania Trump says president will not stop until Covid-19 vaccine is found
The First Lady offered her sympathies to all those affected by the pandemic.
Key Trump ally Kellyanne Conway resigns as senior White House advisor
Conway said she was stepping down to spend more time with her family.