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# White House

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Quiz: How well do you remember the 2016 US election?
Cast your mind back four years…
A convention week like no other, but Democrats in Ireland think their candidate is well placed
Joe Biden will officially accept his party’s nomination on Thursday
Trump evacuated from press conference after man shot by Secret Service outside White House
The US President later returned to address reporters after the incident yesterday evening.
Trump and Biden forced to break with convention for nomination events
Donald Trump has suggested he will make his acceptance speech on the grounds of the White House.
TikTok responds to Donald Trump's pledge to ban the app
The president said he could use emergency economic powers or an executive order.
White House clashes with both Republicans and Democrats over Covid-19 relief
A week of tense negotiations ended without resolution.
Donald Trump says Joe Biden is 'mentally shot' in testy Fox News interview
Trumped questioned whether Biden could pass a cognitive ability test that Trump said he had “aced”.
Donald Trump commutes prison sentence of longtime ally Roger Stone
“Roger Stone is now a free man!” the White House said in a statement, days before he was to start serving time.
Trump administration sues to block ex-aide John Bolton's book
‘The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir’ is due to hit the shelves next Tuesday.
US publishes scathing report on China, and threatens to 'increase public pressure'
The White House has published a 20-page report giving out about China.
Spokesman denies reports that US Vice President Mike Pence is in self-isolation
A close aide of Pence was diagnosed with Covid-19 last week.
White House defends reopening economy despite death warnings
Meanwhile, a medical expert dismissed Donald Trump’s claim that Covid-19 will “go away” without a vaccine.
US Justice Department drops case against ex-Trump aide Michael Flynn
The Department said the FBI’s original probe of him had no “legitimate investigative basis”.
Trump says Covid-19 is 'worse attack' than 9-11 and backtracks on disbanding taskforce
“This is worse than Pearl Harbour. This is worse than the World Trade Center,” the US president said.
Trump says he has seen evidence that Covid-19 came from Chinese lab but refuses to share it
US intelligence agencies have debunked the theory, saying they have concluded that coronavirus was “not man-made or genetically modified”.
Trump says US may seek damages from China over coronavirus outbreak
The US president also appeared to confirm that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is alive.
Experts criticise Trump suggestion about disinfectant as Covid-19 treatment
Ingesting disinfectant is not a treatment against coronavirus.
Barack Obama endorses 'close friend' Joe Biden and touts his 'experience honesty and humility'
The former president gave his endorsement in a video message.
US Senate and White House reach agreement on $2 trillion Covid-19 rescue package
The deal will see a sweep of new measures to provide Americans with healthcare and business supports.
Donald Trump says treatment 'is not gonna kill anybody' as US fast-tracks use of anti-malarial drug for coronavirus
US President Donald Trump made the announcement this afternoon.
'Better safe than sorry': Leo's White House visit with elbow bumps, namaste and warnings to stop panic buying
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)
Varadkar is expected to return to Ireland later today.
Meeting between Taoiseach and US Vice President Mike Pence will be closed to the media again
This is the second time the breakfast meeting will be held behind closed doors.
Democrats voting in Dublin go for Bernie but insist 'even the Devil' would be better than Trump
Democrats Abroad Ireland had a Super Tuesday polling station in the Arlington Hotel.
Why is Super Tuesday so super and what will it tell us about the White House race?
Expect to have a much clearer idea of who’ll take on Donald Trump after Tuesday.
Julian Assange phoned the White House to warn lives would be put at risk, court hears
Assange’s lawyer said that the extradition request “boldly and brazenly” misrepresents the facts.
Mike Bloomberg's $400 million (and counting) bet on the presidency and his plan to target Trump
The former New York Mayor has been the talk of the Democratic campaign this week.
Buttigieg and Sanders neck-and-neck in Iowa as Biden acknowledges 'gut punch'
Senator Elizabeth Warren and former vice president Joe Biden are in third and fourth place.
US life expectancy is on the up - and the White House says it's thanks to Trump
The US government said that 2018 saw the first decline in drug overdose deaths in almost three decades.
'Insulting and demeaning': White House briefing on Soleimani killing criticised by some Republicans
Officials have repeatedly claimed a threat to Americans in the Middle East led to the killing.
White House warns North Korea about sending a 'Christmas gift'
Talks about denuclearisation on the Korean peninsula have been deadlocked since earlier this year.
White House believes Nancy Pelosi will 'yield' on impeachment delay
“We think her case is going nowhere,” said Marc Short, chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence.
White House will not take part in impeachment hearing on Wednesday
Trump is facing allegations that he illegally sought help from Ukraine to get information.
White House lockdown: Restrictions lifted after initial alert caused by plane entering restricted airspace
Evacuations were ordered as a precaution and lasted about half an hour.
Ex-White House counsel Don McGahn ordered to face impeachment inquiry
McGahn was a star witness in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.
Baseball star to skip White House over 'divisive' Trump
Sean Doolittle is not a fan of the US President.
Baseball World Series winners to visit White House despite fans booing Donald Trump
The Washington Nationals defeated the Houston Astros to become Major League champions.
US to lift sanctions on Turkey after successful ceasefire
Donald Trump made the comment in an address at the White House today.
White House requests ‘urgent meeting’ with family of teen killed in crash involving diplomat's wife
Anne Sacoolas was given diplomatic immunity and allowed to return to the US after the fatal crash in England.
White House condemns fake video of Trump shooting media and political opponents
In the clip, the US president’s head is superimposed on a man opening fire in the ‘Church of Fake News’.