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# White House

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# factcheck
FactCheck: Did Donald Trump predict Brexit at his Scottish golf course the day before the vote?
He repeated the claim in his Oval Office meeting with the Taoiseach. Is it true?
# no windfarms
Leo's meeting with Pence makes global headlines as Taoiseach avoids gaffes in Washington
The Taoiseach’s visit to Pence’s house, alongside his long-term partner, dominated coverage yesterday.
# shamrock ceremony
Trump on the Irish: 'They’re smart. They’re sharp. They’re great. And they’re brutal enemies!'
Varadkar touched on the economy and Irish immigration in his speech today.
# Heather Nauert
Former Fox News host Heather Nauert pulls out of bid to become next US ambassador to UN
Heather Nauert announced her withdrawal amid criticism that she lacked the gravitas for the top diplomatic post.
# taking on trump
Democrats 2020: Who are the young guns already in the race - and who's Biden their time?
The party is looking to build on their successes in the midterms.
# The Art of the Deal
Deal struck to temporarily end shutdown over funding Donald Trump's 'smart wall'
“The walls we are building are not medieval walls. They are smart walls,” Trump said in a speech outside the White House.
# US President
Kamala Harris joins crowded field of Democrats taking on Trump
The senator is seeking to become the first African-American woman to hold the office of US president.
# Happy Meal
Trump buys hundreds of burgers for football team as shutdown impacts staff
“We have some very large people that like eating, so I think we’re going to have a little fun.”
# White House
Obama protégé Julian Castro joins 2020 US presidential race
“Donald Trump has failed to uphold the values of our great nation,” Castro told supporters.
# Democrat
War veteran Tulsi Gabbard to run for US presidency
Her announcement comes ahead of what is expected to be a wave of high-profile candidates throwing their hats in the ring.
# No deal
Top Democrats meet Trump, but no deal reached on government shutdown over border wall
Trump met behind closed doors at the White House with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer.
# democrats
Senator Elizabeth Warren takes major step towards White House bid
Warren is a fierce critic of Donald Trump.
# flashing through the snow
Flasher arrested outside White House
He was arrested in the early hours of Sunday morning.
# taking on trump
Is Joe Biden the next US President? He's going to talk to family about it over Christmas
Biden served as Barack Obama’s Vice President for eight years.
# getting testy
Trump accused of 'temper tantrum' after White House meeting with Democrats descends into row
Trump threatened to shut down the government if the border wall is not paid for.
# 41st President
'We have lost a great American': Michael D Higgins, former US presidents pay tributes to George H.W. Bush
The 41st US President died on Friday at the age of 94.
# no joke
Trump toys with attending White House correspondents' dinner ... because there'll be no comedian
US president Donald Trump hasn’t gone to the event since taking office.
# Email
Ivanka Trump used personal email for government business
Trump claimed she was unaware of the rules about using private email.
# Matthew Whitaker
Three senators sue Trump over acting Attorney General
Many critics believe Matthew Whitaker was chosen to protect Donald Trump from the Russia collusion probe.
# Jim Acosta
White House restores CNN reporter's credentials, warning he must abide by new rules
CNN said it was dropping its lawsuit on Acosta’s access.
# White House
What we learned from reading Becoming by Michelle Obama
We read the former First Lady’s biography to discover what it taught us about her life.
Judge rules that White House must return Jim Acosta's press credentials
Donald Trump called the CNN reporter a “rude, terrible person” at a press conference last week.
# Jim Acosta
Judge delays ruling over revoked White House credential for CNN reporter
US District Court Judge Timothy Kelly delayed the announcement until tomorrow morning.
# Here we go again
Donald Trump and the Democrats can both feel the midterms helped their 2020 chances
Democrats won back the House but Trump can be happy about certain results.
# Jim Acosta
Explainer: The US president, the CNN journalist and the case of a doctored video
Footage shared by Sarah Huckabee Sanders was used to justify the suspension of Jim Acosta’s press pass yesterday.
# White House
US attorney general Jeff Sessions is resigning at Trump's request
Donald Trump announced that Sessions’ chief of staff Matthew G Whitaker will be the Acting Attorney General.
# nuclear treaty
US security advisor in Moscow for nuclear treaty talks amid rising tension
Over the weekend, Trump announced a withdrawal from a Cold War-era nuclear weapons treaty.
# gone
Nikki Haley, US Ambassador to the UN, resigns
Donald Trump said she has done a “fantastic job”.
# Supreme Court
Trump says America owes Brett Kavanaugh an apology at White House swearing-in
Kavanaugh himself struck a markedly more conciliatory tone, insisting he had “no bitterness”.
# that's the joke
Trump brings the house down at UN General Assembly after insisting his White House has 'achieved more than any other'
Ordinarily the General Assembly is a pretty solemn place. But not today.
# Donald Trump
'I'll write the real book': Donald Trump slams new book on his presidency ahead of its release
Fear: Trump in the White House hits US bookshops on Tuesday after a week-long buildup.
# fire and fury
'What they've done is treason': Donald Trump orders investigation into New York Times piece
The US President has ordered Attorney General Jeff Sessions to root out the author of the piece.
# White House
Trump calls on New York Times to reveal 'coward' behind explosive op-ed
Meanwhile, First Lady Melania Trump accused the author of “sabotaging” the US.
# from the inside
'TREASON?': Trump slams 'gutless' article by White House employee
The New York Times article claims the US president’s employees see him as a danger to the nation.
# clemency reform
Kim Kardashian-West meets with senior White House aides to discuss US criminal justice reform
The reality TV star previously visited the White House in June.
# Woodward
'A con to the public': Trump decries damning book about 'Crazytown' White House
Bob Woodward’s book, Fear: Trump in the White House, is released on 11 September.
Steve Bannon dropped from New Yorker Festival as famous people say they won't share the stage with him
The reversal of the decision was announced last night.
# Quiz time
Quiz: Did Donald Trump fire this person?
We thought we’d test your knowledge of who has been fired by the US President so far.
# White House
Trump insists White House is 'smooth-running machine' following departure of Don McGahn
McGahn’s departure is the latest in a long string of firings and resignations to buffet Trump’s administration.
# grudge
The feud between John McCain and Donald Trump has continued even after the senator's death
McCain has take a shot at Trumpian policies in a farewell statement to US citizens.