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# White House

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White House says it will not co-operate with impeachment probe
Lawyers for Trump sent a letter to House leaders bluntly stating their refusal to take part.
In a major shift, US to remove troops as Turkey set to invade Syria
This move would result in an uncertain fate for the Kurdish fighters allied with the US.
Impeachment probe reaches into White House with new subpoena
The US president warned House Democrats that they would suffer at the polls as the probe gathered pace.
Details of Donald Trump’s calls with foreign leaders ‘often concealed’
The White House’s handling of Trump’s calls with foreign leaders is at the heart of House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry.
Whistleblower: White House officials 'locked down' transcript of call with Ukrainian leader
According to the intelligence community official, the transcript was loaded into a system that is used to store “especially sensitive” classified information.
Rapinoe wins World Cup Golden Ball and Golden Boot
The 34-year-old may have played her last game in the competition.
Advice columnist E Jean Carroll accuses Trump of 1990s sexual assault
The White House has described the story as “completely false and unrealistic”.
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders to step down from role
The president tweeted the news evening.
A man has set himself on fire on the grounds of the White House
Members of the Secret Service tried to assist the man.
Pelosi: 'Trump is engaged in a cover-up and that could be impeachable'
The US President stormed out of a meeting with Democrats saying they must stop investigating.
Trump announces plans for 'merit-based' immigration policy plan
The immigration reforms would be the first major change to the system in decades.
Donald Trump presents Tiger Woods with US Presidential Medal of Freedom at White House
The golfing great clinched a comeback win at the Masters last month.
White House welcomes new talks to restore Northern Ireland power-sharing executive
Talks are set to commence following the local elections in Northern Ireland next week.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
Obama protégé Julian Castro joins 2020 US presidential race
“Donald Trump has failed to uphold the values of our great nation,” Castro told supporters.
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.
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.
Senator Elizabeth Warren takes major step towards White House bid
Warren is a fierce critic of Donald Trump.
Flasher arrested outside White House
He was arrested in the early hours of Sunday morning.
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.
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.
'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.
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.
Ivanka Trump used personal email for government business
Trump claimed she was unaware of the rules about using private email.
Three senators sue Trump over acting Attorney General
Many critics believe Matthew Whitaker was chosen to protect Donald Trump from the Russia collusion probe.
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.
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.
Judge delays ruling over revoked White House credential for CNN reporter
US District Court Judge Timothy Kelly delayed the announcement until tomorrow morning.
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.
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.
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.
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.