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Kamala Harris and Nancy Pelosi make History as the First Women to lead Senate at US President Joe Biden’s First Address to Congress
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Kamala Harris and Nancy Pelosi make History as the First Women to lead Senate at US President Joe Biden’s First Address to Congress

US Vice President, Kamala Harris and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have made history after they shared the stage during President Joe Biden's first joint session to Congress. On Wednesday, April 28, President Joe Biden delivered his first joint address to Congress, with both Harris and Pelosi sitting behind him throughout his speech. "Madam Speaker, Madam Vice President," Biden said at the start of his speech. "No president has ever said those words from this podium. No president has ever said those words. And it's about time." Harris, who is also the first Black person and first South Asian person to hold the role, is sitting on the President's right as he delivers remarks. And Pelosi, who became the first woman in her role in 2007, is on the President's left. Whi...
George Bush Describes Republican Party as ‘Isolationist,Protectionist and, to a Certain Extent, Nativist’
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George Bush Describes Republican Party as ‘Isolationist,Protectionist and, to a Certain Extent, Nativist’

Former US President, George W. Bush on Tuesday described the Republican Party, of which he is a member, as "isolationist, protectionist and, to a certain extent, nativist," his strongest and most direct criticism yet against the party since leaving office in 2009. The comment of Bush is sure to ring bells not only because he is a former Republican president but he has hardly made political comments since leaving the White House Bush recently talked about the need for a gentler approach to immigration by the Republican party,  but has not spoken negatively about the party even during the chaotic Trump era. Asked on Tuesday how he would describe the Republican Party as he sees it today, Bush told NBC's Hoda Kotb on the "Today" show, "I would describe it as ...
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson backs poll showing support for presidential run, says ‘It’d be my honor’
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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson backs poll showing support for presidential run, says ‘It’d be my honor’

Could “the most electrifying man in sports entertainment” be the next man in the White House? What we do know is that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has hinted in the past that he’d look at the idea of being president of the United States. And after a recent poll showed many U.S. adults would support a ticket with the actor and former professional wrestler, he reiterated such interest. Johnson posted the results on Instagram, saying “if it ever happens it’d be my honor to serve you, the people.” “I don’t think our Founding Fathers EVER envisioned a six-four, bald, tattooed, half-Black, half-Samoan, tequila drinking, pick up truck driving, fanny pack wearing guy joining their club – but if it ever happens it’d be my honor to serve you, the people,” the caption reads in its entirety....
Man Wanted by Police Arrested with gun and Ammunition Outside US Vice president Kamala Harris’ home
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Man Wanted by Police Arrested with gun and Ammunition Outside US Vice president Kamala Harris’ home

A Texas man wanted by the police was arrested by the U.S. Secret Service on Wednesday afternoon, March 17,  outside U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris' official residence in Washington. Paul Murray, 31, of San Antonio, was stopped by Secret Service officers in the northwest section of Washington on Massachusetts Avenue, right outside the Naval Observatory, which contains Harris’ residence. After his arrest by D.C. police,  a rifle and ammunition were recovered from him. Authorities found the weapons in his car after he told them it was parked in a garage several miles away near the Washington Convention Center. A police report obtained by CNN shows officers allege Murray was in possession of an "AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, 113 rounds of unregistered ammunition, and f...
Joe Biden’s German Shepherd dogs Moved Out of White House after Biting Security Agent
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Joe Biden’s German Shepherd dogs Moved Out of White House after Biting Security Agent

US First Family, Joe and Jill Biden's German shepherds have been removed from the White House after the younger dog, Major, reportedly bit a security agent. According to reports, the pets have been sent back to the Biden family home in Wilmington, Delaware. It follows reports Major, a dog not usually used to public life, started exhibiting aggressive behaviour towards White House staff. The Bidens adopted three-year-old Major in 2018. He is officially the first dog from an animal shelter to live in the White House. Their other dog, Champ, is 13 years old Reports from US media say Major had been jumping, barking and charging at White House staff and security since he entered the White House. Last month, Jill Biden told The Kelly Clarkson Show that she was focused o...
Donald Trump says he might run for White House again but rules out forming new political party
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Donald Trump says he might run for White House again but rules out forming new political party

Former US president, Donald Trump was back in action in Florida on Sunday night, February 28 at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), his first public address since leaving office in January 20. Trump told conservatives at the conference that he is considering running for the White House for a third time while also revealing that he won't form a new political party as that will make the Republican party weaker and the Democratic party stronger. In a 'Trumpism' laden speech, the former president repeated false claims of election fraud and accused Democrats of "recklessly eliminating our border". Trump also attacked tech firms like Facebook and Twitter saying they "should be punished with sanctions when they silence conservative voices". "They are radicals who want...
Melania Trump ‘Bitter and Chilly’ with Donald Trump About White House Exit – New Report Claims
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Melania Trump ‘Bitter and Chilly’ with Donald Trump About White House Exit – New Report Claims

Melania Trump is reportedly ‘bitter and chilly’ with her husband Donald about their White House exit, and now spends her days having luxury spa treatments including massages and facials in their Florida home. She also reportedly opts for light, fish-focused meals on its terrace, spends time with her parents According to a report by CNN published on Friday, February 12, the former US First Lady is said to be angered by the way she left Washington DC under a cloud last month in the wake of the US Capitol riots. She is reportedly furious that her image was also tarnished by her husband's appearance at a ‘Stop the Steal’ rally, which saw thousands of his supporters descend on the US Capitol shortly after. Explaining Melania’s controversial silence in the wake of the riots, a fo...
“Shame On You” – Piers Morgan Blasts Trump On His Final Day As US President
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“Shame On You” – Piers Morgan Blasts Trump On His Final Day As US President

TV host, Piers Morgan has slammed US president, Donald Trump on his final day in office. Trump left the White House today, for his successor, Joe Biden. Shortly after footage of Trump leaving the White House was made public, Piers Morgan took to Instagram to slam Trump. Sharing a photo of himself and Trump, he wrote: "You blew it, Donald. If you’d shown Americans leadership & empathy when it really mattered in the past year, you’d have been re-elected. Instead, you failed them. Spectacularly badly. And now you slink off as a gutless graceless sore loser. How pathetic. Shame on you."
Photos And Video Of Donald Trump Leaving The White House For Last Time As President
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Photos And Video Of Donald Trump Leaving The White House For Last Time As President

A source close to the White House says President Trump spent his final night in the White House working on pardons and signing the final paperwork just before midnight. His daughter Ivanka was with him until 10 p.m. ET and left to make phone calls to some of the people pardoned until 2 a.m. ET. Ivanka had been very involved in recent days in the criminal justice pardons for non-violent offenders. The sources says the feeling is "bittersweet" as the family departs today. Another source says he’s relieved to leave behind the pressure of the presidency. His daughter and son in law will not be joining him on Air Force One. Marine One just took off from the White House lawn, carrying President Trump to Joint Base Andrews for his send-off ceremony. But it is not typical for a ...
Joe Biden Appoints Another Nigerian, Funmi Olorunnipa Badejo Into His White House Cabinet
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Joe Biden Appoints Another Nigerian, Funmi Olorunnipa Badejo Into His White House Cabinet

US President-elect Joe Biden has appointed Nigerian-born Funmi Olorunnipa Badejo into his cabinet. Biden had announced the appointment of Badejo, a lawyer and an alumna of Berkeley Law College in the US, when he named additional 20 members of the office of the White House counsel. The office of White House counsel advises the president, the executive office of the president, and the White House staff on legal issues pertaining to the president and the White House. Badejo served as ethics counsel in the same office toward the end of the Obama administration. According to a statement on the Biden-Harris transition website, Badejo was general counsel of the house select subcommittee on the coronavirus crisis which was chaired by James Clyburn, house majority whip. “Her prio...
Trump May Grant Himself Presidential Pardon For Capitol Invasion – White House
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Trump May Grant Himself Presidential Pardon For Capitol Invasion – White House

United States President Donald Trump is considering pardoning himself, New York Times reports. The Republican will be out of office on January 20, the day President-elect Joe Biden assumes power. The newspaper cited two sources said to be privy to Trump discussing the clemency with his aides. It said Trump has raised the plan with his advisers since November. Between December 22 and 24, 2020, he approved scores of pardons, including to allies convicted for criminal offences. The President is reportedly weighing both the legal and political implications of a self-pardon . Trump fears perceived enemies will “use the levers of law enforcement to target him” after his exit. It is unclear if the rumoured pardon would include a probe that might link him to the Capitol Bu...
Biden Calls On Trump Supporters To ‘Pull Back,’ Urges Decency
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Biden Calls On Trump Supporters To ‘Pull Back,’ Urges Decency

President-elect Joe Biden called Wednesday for the restoration of “just simple decency” as a mob incited by his predecessor stormed the U.S. Capitol and delayed Congress from certifying the results of November's election in which Biden won the White House. Biden had planned to deliver a speech focused on how to revive an economy and provide financial relief for small business owners reeling from the coronavirus pandemic from his native Delaware. But shortly before he was to begin speaking, demonstrators broke into the capital, reaching as far as the House floor. The building was locked down and police with guns drawn moved in as Vice President Mike Pence and lawmakers were evacuated to secure locations. National Guard troops were deployed and a citywide curfew called for shortly ...
Trump makes furious last-minute bid to block Biden but Pence defies him
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Trump makes furious last-minute bid to block Biden but Pence defies him

Donald Trump on Wednesday launched a furious last-minute bid on the streets of Washington to reverse his election defeat, as Joe Biden was set to be certified president with an added triumph of his Democratic Party on track to win full control of Congress. In a scene unprecedented in US democracy, Trump rallied thousands of supporters outside the White House moments before Congress meets to affirm Biden's November election victory -- traditionally a formality, but one which Trump hopes will overturn the results. Trump, rambling angrily with the occasional aside lauding his four-year tenure, warned "weak" Republicans not to certify Biden's victory and put direct pressure on Vice President Mike Pence, who will preside over the session. "We will never give up. We will never concede,"...
Trump calls on Georgia runoff voters to ‘save’ America
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Trump calls on Georgia runoff voters to ‘save’ America

President Donald Trump on Monday implored Georgians to "save" America and re-elect Republicans in two runoffs that will determine US Senate control and could decisively impact the start of Joe Biden's White House tenure. "Our country's depending on you. The whole world is watching the people of Georgia tomorrow," Trump, who still refuses to concede defeat in the presidential election barely two weeks before he leaves office, told a raucous crowd in the town of Dalton. Tuesday's twin Senate runoffs are "your last chance to save the America that we love," the president said. "If you don't show up, the radical Democrats will win." Georgia has not elected a Democrat to the Senate in 20 years. But if Jon Ossoff, a 33-year-old documentary producer, and pastor Raphael Warnock, 51, both w...
Melania Trump unveils White House Christmas decorations for the last time as US first lady
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Melania Trump unveils White House Christmas decorations for the last time as US first lady

US First Lady Melania Trump has unveiled the White House Christmas decorations, with this year’s theme being “American Treasures”.   Melania took to Twitter on Monday November 30, to share photos and a video where she previewed the classic red, gold, and white decorations that fill the staterooms of the White House.   'During this special time of the year, I am delighted to share 'America the Beautiful' and pay tribute to the majesty of our great Nation. Together, we celebrate this land we are all proud to call home,' the first lady wrote alongside the video.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by First Lady Melania Trump (@flotus) The 50-year-old donned a $1,060...
Joe Biden names all-female senior communications team
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Joe Biden names all-female senior communications team

US President-elect Joe Biden on Sunday announced an all-female senior White House communications team, in what his office called a first in the country's history. Among those named was Jen Psaki, who will serve in the highly visible role of White House press secretary. Psaki, 41, has held a number of senior positions, including White House communications director for the Barack Obama-Biden administration. Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris have sought to emphasize diversity in their appointments and nominations so far ahead of their January 20 swearing-in. "I am proud to announce today the first senior White House communications team comprised entirely of women," Biden said in a statement. "These qualified, experienced communicators bring diverse perspectives to th...
I Will Give up Power If Electoral College Votes Biden In December – DonaId Trump
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I Will Give up Power If Electoral College Votes Biden In December – DonaId Trump

President Donald Trump gave defiant Thanksgiving remarks at the White House Thursday, insisting falsely that he beat Joe Biden and wavering on whether he would ever concede or attend Biden’s inauguration. It was the first time Trump responded to questions from reporters since the election. He said if the electoral college confirms Biden’s victory, “they’ve made a mistake,” but that he would give up power and leave the White House. “Certainly I will, and you know that,” Trump said in remarks after speaking via videoconference to U.S. troops to mark the Thanksgiving holiday. Trump twice declined to say he would formally concede though, adding that would be a very hard thing to do. He also continued to complain about what he called a fraud in the tabulation of votes from the N...
Donald Trump was cheered by crowds as his motorcade passed by the ‘Million MAGA March’ in Washington DC.
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Donald Trump was cheered by crowds as his motorcade passed by the ‘Million MAGA March’ in Washington DC.

Supporters for the president swarmed around the convoy of cars as he travelled from the White House to his golf club in Virginia. Mr Trump, wearing a red hat, could be seen waving from the back of one of the vehicles. On Friday the president tweeted: “Heartwarming to see all of the tremendous support out there, especially the organic Rallies that are springing up all over the Country, including a big one on Saturday in D.C. I may even try to stop by and say hello. The White House pool reports that the motorcade was greeted by applause, cheers, waving and whistles from the hundreds of Trump supporters lining both sides of the street. They punched the air, took pictures with phones and held signs that included “Best prez ever” and “Stop the steal”. A number of flags were also ...
I Smoked Eight Or Nine Cigarettes A Day In The White House And Only Stopped When Malia Caught Me Obama Admits In His Memoir
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I Smoked Eight Or Nine Cigarettes A Day In The White House And Only Stopped When Malia Caught Me Obama Admits In His Memoir

Barack Obama reveals some behind the scenes glimpses of his life in the White House in his forthcoming memoir, including problems in his marriage and how the stress of the job increased his smoking habit. The 768-page book, entitled 'A Promised Land' and out on November 17, focuses on Obama's early political career through is first term in the White House. But the book also features some human interest stories, including his struggle to quit smoking. Obama admits that he would sometimes smoke eight or nine or ten cigarettes a day and look for a 'discreet location to grab an evening smoke,' in the memoir, a copy of which was obtained by CNN And he credits his eldest daughter Malia with getting him to quit, writing she 'frowned' at him after 'smelling a cigarette on my breath.' ...
Trump Asked Aides Of Possibility Of Replacing Electoral College With Loyalists
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Trump Asked Aides Of Possibility Of Replacing Electoral College With Loyalists

President Donald Trump has been asking aides about a plan to remain in office by subverting the Electoral College, The New York Times reported Thursday. Under the scenario, GOP-controlled state legislatures would ignore the popular vote in swing states, appointing Trump loyalists to the Electoral College to secure the president a second term. Business Insider reported earlier Thursday that the plan was gaining currency among some Trump supporters — despite how unlikely it is to work. Experts say that the scenario, though technically possible, faces enormous legal and political obstacles. The sources who spoke to the Times stressed that though Trump asked about the plan, he did not seem to entertain it seriously. President Donald Trump asked top aides about a wild plan in...
Don’t Wrongfully Claim Office Of President – Trump Warns Biden
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Don’t Wrongfully Claim Office Of President – Trump Warns Biden

President Donald Trump has warned his Democrat challenger Joe Biden not to “wrongfully claim” the White House as electoral college votes showed the former vice president close to an insurmountable lead. Trump, who has consistently threatened legal proceedings since Tuesday, made this known via Twitter Friday. He wrote, Joe Biden should not wrongfully claim the office of the President. I could make that claim also. Legal proceedings are just now beginning!
Trump’s Chief Of Staff, Mark Meadows Contracts Coronavirus Amid Tightly Contested Presidential Poll
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Trump’s Chief Of Staff, Mark Meadows Contracts Coronavirus Amid Tightly Contested Presidential Poll

President Donald Trump’s chief of staff, Mark Meadows, has told associates he has coronavirus, according to people familiar with the matter, adding to the outbreaks connected to the White House. It wasn’t immediately clear when Meadows learned that he had contracted the virus or whether he had developed symptoms of Covid-19, the disease caused by the virus. He informed a close circle of advisers after Tuesday’s election, one of the people said. Meadows didn’t respond to multiple requests for comment. White House spokespeople didn’t respond to numerous e-mails and phone messages requesting comment. A Trump campaign aide, Nick Trainer, is also infected, according to two people familiar with the matter. He and campaign spokespeople declined to comment. Meadows has remained inv...
Americans Ridicule Trump As Biden Edges Closer To Victory (Pictures)
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Americans Ridicule Trump As Biden Edges Closer To Victory (Pictures)

White House security fence is covered in signs telling Trump he has lost as Biden is on track to win the presidency A temporary security fence outside the White House has been covered in signs, with many calling President Donald Trump a 'loser' and demanding he leave the Oval Office. Federal law enforcement officials revealed a 'non-scalable' fence was being added outside 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in an effort to increase security ahead of Election Day. Since then, dozens of posters and placards have been pasted across the entire perimeter. One section of the fence has seven posters that make up a rectangle with the word 'loser' written in different colors and different fonts on each one. Another section has a pink sign that reads: 'Eviction Notice' next to another stating: '...
Donald Trump Jr. Calls For ‘Total War’ Over Presidential Election
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Donald Trump Jr. Calls For ‘Total War’ Over Presidential Election

Donald Trump Jr. on Thursday fired off a tweet calling for his dad to wage “total war over the election” — while parroting the same allegations of voter fraud that his father has used to explain away his dwindling hopes of staying in the White House. Twitter quickly hid the message from view for spreading false information about the election. Trump Jr., who has a long history of using Twitter to fuel conspiracy theories, hit the send button amid a flurry of lawsuits filed by his father’s campaign to turn the election — including one in Pennsylvania that sought to stop vote counting. “The best thing for America’s future is for @realDonaldTrump to go to total war over this election to expose all of the fraud, cheating, dead/no longer in state voters, that has been going on for f...
Donald Trump Struggles To Breathe Upon White House Return (video)
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Donald Trump Struggles To Breathe Upon White House Return (video)

President Trump is having trouble breathing and he's trying like hell not to show it. Check out this video of Trump climbing a set of stairs at the White House after being discharged from Walter Reed Medical Center. Look closely -- Trump appears to be gasping for air after reaching the top and shedding his face mask. While Trump says he's feeling better than he has in 20 years after getting pumped full of drugs at Walter Reed to combat COVID-19, the video tells an entirely different story. Remember ... we now know Trump received supplemental oxygen at least twice over the past 3 days, and Dr. Sean Conley refused to answer questions about lung damage and other potential complications, strangely invoking HIPAA. Trump's wondering if he's already immune from the virus too ... b...
White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany Tests Positive For Coronavirus
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White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany Tests Positive For Coronavirus

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany announced on Monday she has tested positive for COVID-19, three days after President Donald Trump was hospitalized with the disease. . “After testing negative consistently, including every day since Thursday, I tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday morning while experiencing no symptoms,” McEnany said in a statement. . “No reporters, producers, or members of the press are listed as close contacts by the White House Medical Unit,” added Trump’s spokeswoman, who said she was going into quarantine following the diagnosis.
Airforce One, Marine One Fleet Grounded As 3 White House Reporters Test Positive For Covid-19
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Airforce One, Marine One Fleet Grounded As 3 White House Reporters Test Positive For Covid-19

The entire fleet of Air Force One and Marine One will be grounded for a deep clean in an unprecedented measure in the wake of President Trump testing positive for Covid-19 on Thursday. Two customized Boeing 747s, one of which carried Trump on Thursday, and several Sikorsky helicopters, often used to transport the president from the White House to Andrews Air Force Base, will be out of commission during the cleaning. Washington D.C. has been thrown into a tailspin since Trump's positive test, as congressional aides and SCOTUS staffers rush to sites to get tested. At least three White House reporters have also tested positive for the deadly virus and Supreme Court staffers rushed to sites to get tested. Pictured: The White House's press briefing room is almost empty on Friday. ...
Israel Signs Peace Treaties With Arab States At White House Ceremony
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Israel Signs Peace Treaties With Arab States At White House Ceremony

On Tuesday, Israel signed historic agreements with two Gulf states, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain. Prior to the ceremony, which U.S. President Donald Trump presided over, the American leader offered Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a “special token of affection,” which consisted of a “key to the White House and a key to our hearts.” Trump referred to Netanyahu as an “amazing leader.” “You have the key to the hearts of the people of Israel,” responded Netanyahu, “because of all of the things you have done for the Jewish state.” Prior to the signing, Trump referred to “at least five or six additional countries” that “want to see peace [with Israel], they’re tired of fighting.” Trump was likely referring to Saudi Arabia, Oman, Sudan and Morocco. There’s going to...
What I Told Trump When He Accused Me Of Killing Christians — Buhari
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What I Told Trump When He Accused Me Of Killing Christians — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed what happened when he visited United States President, Donald Trump at the White House in April 2018. According to Buhari, Trump called him into his office at the White House and during a private moment, asked him: “Why are you killing Christians?” President Buhari said he had to explain to Trump that the killings of Christians in Nigeria “has got nothing to do with ethnicity or religion,” but was a clash between cattle-herders and farmers, which had increased due to “climate change and population growth” as well as the “leadership failure” of previous governments. Buhari speaking on Tuesday, September 8 in Abuja at the First Year Ministerial Performance Review Retreat of his second term, said he told Trump that the clashes between cattl...
Trump could start a civil war by not leaving the White House if he’s beaten by Joe Biden – Veteran filmmaker Spike Lee
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Trump could start a civil war by not leaving the White House if he’s beaten by Joe Biden – Veteran filmmaker Spike Lee

Veteran Hollywood filmmaker, Spike Lee has warned that US president Donald Trump could start up a civil war if he decides not to leave the White House if he's beaten by Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, in the November election. The director's comments came in an interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper on Friday August 27. Lee in the interview said the "hate"that is spread by Trump is "heartbreaking." He spoke about the recent shooting of Jacob Blake, and how "black and brown people" and "black and brown trans people are being shot down like animals." "We have so much hate in the world – specifically the United States of America," Lee said. "This guy in the White House, and what he's done, and what this just, level of hate, Anderson, it's heartbreaking," Lee told Cooper. ...
Trump shows ‘utter lack of empathy’ – Michelle Obama
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Trump shows ‘utter lack of empathy’ – Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama blasted Donald Trump as an incompetent president who displays an "utter lack of empathy," as the former first lady addressed the opening night of the US Democratic convention Monday. "Whenever we look to this White House for some leadership, or consolation, or any semblance of steadiness, what we get instead is chaos, division and a total and utter lack of empathy," the wife of former President Barack Obama said in a blunt rejection of the Trump administration. "Let me be as honest and clear as I possibly can: Donald Trump is the wrong president for our country," she added.
Trump Evacuated From Press Briefing Due To Shooting Outside The White House
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Trump Evacuated From Press Briefing Due To Shooting Outside The White House

President Donald Trump was escorted from his daily coronavirus news briefing at the White House on Monday, later saying a shooting had occurred just outside the White House. Just as the president was delivering his opening remarks to his usual briefing, a Secret Service agent approached the president and told him to leave the briefing room. Trump unhurriedly followed the agent out, and the White House quickly shut down its live stream of the briefing. Just a few minutes later, Trump returned to the briefing room, saying there had been a shooting outside the White House. The president said the Secret Service shot someone who was then taken to a hospital. Trump didn't have any details on the shooting except that the person was armed. "There was a shooting outside of the White H...
Donald Trump ReveaIs Why He Was Taken To White House Underground Bunker
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Donald Trump ReveaIs Why He Was Taken To White House Underground Bunker

United States President, Donald Trump, has spoken on his brief stay at the underground White House bunker. The facility is called Presidential Emergency Operations Center (PEOC). It serves as a shelter and communications center for U.S. Presidents and others in case of an emergency. Trump was taken there by the Secret Service Friday night as protesters of George Floyd’s death gathered outside the White House. The American leader, wife and son were reportedly in the bunker for a little under an hour. But Trump has explained that he went there for an “inspection”. He dismissed reports that the reason was for protection from protesters. “It was much more for the inspection. I was there for a tiny, little period of time. They said it would be a good time to go down and...
Trump holds crisis talks with AG Bill Barr and governors while hidden in secure White House bunker During Violent Protests over Death of George Floyd
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Trump holds crisis talks with AG Bill Barr and governors while hidden in secure White House bunker During Violent Protests over Death of George Floyd

US president Donald Trump is reportedly holding talks with his Attorney General, Bill Barr, law enforcement officials and Governors on Monday while hidden in his secret bunker in the White House as violent protests continued in cities all over the country in the wake of George Floyd's death. According to various reports from US media houses, Attorney General Bill Barr had a meeting with the president Monday morning,while Trump is scheduled to host a video conference with governors, law enforcement leaders and US national security officials in the Situation Room to discuss ways to keep American communities safe amid the protests that have erupted following Floyd's killing at the hands of a policeman.   Through out the weekend rioters attacked, damaged and looted US bus...
Trump Flaunts His Own Directives Of Using A Face Mask In Public Over And Over Again
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Trump Flaunts His Own Directives Of Using A Face Mask In Public Over And Over Again

Donald Trump toured a mask distribution centre in the political swing state of Pennsylvania on Thursday, reports Reuters, but without wearing a mask himself. Trump, who is running for re-election in November, has resisted wearing a mask in public despite his administration’s guidance to Americans to wear them and new White House rules requiring staff to wear them at work.
White House Staffers To Wear Face-Masks In West Wing
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White House Staffers To Wear Face-Masks In West Wing

The White House is requiring all staffers to wear masks or facial coverings when entering the West Wing of the building, NBC News reported Monday, citing two sources familiar with the matter. The new precaution comes days after two staffers close to President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence tested positive for the coronavirus. Trump and Pence have both resisted wearing masks in public or at the White House.   The directive from the White House management office was laid out in a memo to staffers Monday afternoon, NBC reported. The White House said it will make masks available for employees who need them, according to NBC. The memo also asked staff members to avoid visiting the West Wing, where the Oval Office is located, unless it is necessary, the source...
President Trump Sets To Have White House Coronavirus Meeting
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President Trump Sets To Have White House Coronavirus Meeting

The president of the United States, Donald Trump who has been at the forefront of the fight against coronavirus among the World leaders, Trump has displayed a credible set of leadership skills, top of which is, calming the citizens of the United States by giving them hope at this trying moments of history. However, Trump has reiterated commitment towards finding a cure to the disease. “I will be having a White House CoronaVirus Task Force meeting in a short while. May or may not do a News Conference after the meeting, depending on new information. Talks & meetings today are proving promising, but a rough two weeks are coming up”! Meanwhile, Trump also said that the United States government is learning much about the Invisible Enemy. It is tough and smart, but we are toug...
White House Projects 100-240k Deaths From Coronavirus As Donald Trump Tells US To Prepare For ‘Very Painful Two Weeks’
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White House Projects 100-240k Deaths From Coronavirus As Donald Trump Tells US To Prepare For ‘Very Painful Two Weeks’

The White House has given a chilling warning to Americans, telling them to prepare for as much as 100,000 to 240,000 deaths from Coronavirus and that is if social distancing guidelines are maintained. The nerve wrecking warnings come after the U.S. death toll rose to 3,669 as of late Tuesday afternoon officially surpassing China’s official death toll of 3300. The Coronavirus outbreak hit American shores two months ago, leaving more than 180,000 infected and sick with New York City the worst hit state in the US, and now Dr. Tony Fauci, the White House Coronavirus co-ordinator and also the director of of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has painted a very bad picture for Americans . ‘The answer is yes – as sobering a number as that is, we should be prepa...
US vice president, wife to be tested for Coronavirus
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US vice president, wife to be tested for Coronavirus

US Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday that he and his wife would be tested for coronavirus after one of his office staffers contracted the illness. Pence said that there was little reason to believe he had been exposed to the employee, who has not been to the White House since Monday. However, he said, “Given the unique position that I have as vice president and as the leader of the White House coronavirus task force, both I and my wife will be tested for the coronavirus later this afternoon.” Meanwhile, New Jersey became the latest American state Saturday to order residents to stay at home in a bid to stem the spread of the deadly coronavirus. Governor Phil Murphy said all gatherings were canceled and non-essential businesses “must indefinitely close their physical stores...
Donald Trump Tests Negative For Corona Virus
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Donald Trump Tests Negative For Corona Virus

Donald Trump has been tested negative for the coronavirus, according to a statement from the White House. Trump took the test on Friday, he said during a Saturday news conference. He went for the test after coming in contact with two virus patient.
Donald Trump Acquited As US Senate Ends Impeachment Trial
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Donald Trump Acquited As US Senate Ends Impeachment Trial

The US Senate has voted to acquit President Donald Trump of impeachment charges brought by the House Democrats, ending the attempt to oust him from the White House ahead of the November 2020 elections. The process kicked off in September 2019, over allegations that Trump improperly sought foreign influence in the 2020 election by demanding a corruption investigation in Ukraine. Last week, the Senate rejected a proposal by Democrats to call additional witnesses, in a 49-51 vote that saw Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Mitt Romney (R-Utah) cross the aisle. The president’s lawyers argued that all the relevant testimonies and documents should have been produced during the proceedings in the House, which ended on December 18, 2019 with a partisan vote to impeach Trump. No House Republica...
White House Issues Formal Threat To Former Nat. Security Adviser John Bolton To Keep Him From Publishing Book
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White House Issues Formal Threat To Former Nat. Security Adviser John Bolton To Keep Him From Publishing Book

The Trump White House has issued a formal threat to former national security adviser John Bolton to keep him from publishing his upcoming new book, "The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir," according to a new report by CNN.   Bolton, according to a manuscript of his new book released by New York Times said he will be willing to testify if subpoenaed by the Senate in the ongoing senate trial of US president Donald Trump.   In Bolton's new book it is alleged that he said Trump was willing to tie $391m worth of military aid to Ukraine in exchange for opening investigations into Political rival Joe Biden. Trump, said he will be exerting Executive privilege on Bolton to stop him from testifying in the senate and  on Wednesday launched a scathing attack...
Iran Sets $80m Bounty On Trump’s Head, Eyes White House As Target
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Iran Sets $80m Bounty On Trump’s Head, Eyes White House As Target

Iran is mobilising its citizens to donate a dollar each to raise $80million to be used as bounty for Donald Trump’s head. An NBC News reporter, quoted an unidentified organizer for the funeral procession for Gen Qassem Soleimani, as calling on all Iranians to donate $1 each ‘in order to gather an $80million bounty on President Trump’s head’. He spoke during a funeral procession for General Qassem Soliemani in Mashad. ‘We can attack the White House itself, we can respond to them on the American soil. We have the power, and God willing we will respond in an appropriate time,’ the organiser said, according to the Iranian Labour News Agency. Earlier on Sunday, Iranian MP Abolfazl Abutorabi threatened to launch an attack on American soil in response to the president’s warning th...
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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West ‘will make it to the White House’ in Presidency bid

Kim Kardashian's best mate reckons she and Kanye West will definitely make it to the White House. Rapper Kanye has said before that he plans to run for President, following in the footsteps of his friend Donald Trump. And while many think there's no way it will happen, some believe it's a very strong possibility that Kimye will become the President and First Lady of the United States. Kim's friend Jonathan Cheban, who has officially changed his name to Foodgod, even said he'll be joining them there. He told MailOnline: "I think we’re going to somehow end up in the White House. I don’t know what my role is going to be, but somehow, someway we’re going to make it in that White House." He added: "I need a position in the White House. I want to make sure all the kids have grea...
Kim Kardashian Explains Why She’ll Be Dressing Less Sexy In 2020
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Kim Kardashian Explains Why She’ll Be Dressing Less Sexy In 2020

Kim Kardashian has said that come 2020 she will begin to dress in a less sexy fashion.   She said she will be making the change because of her kids and also because of her visits to the White House.   The mother-of-four disclosed this to New York magazine, saying: "I have kind of had this awakening myself. I realized I could not even scroll through Instagram in front of my kids without full nudity coming up on my feed pretty much all the time.   "And I definitely contributed to that. I mean, one of my most iconic covers was the Paper Magazine one, when I was all oiled up and ripping my dress off."   Kim added, "I also did think, like, Okay, I'm here in the White House and then the next day I was posting, like, a crazy bikini selfie. And I was...
President Trump praises Conan, hero dog injured in al-Baghdadi raid, at the White House
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President Trump praises Conan, hero dog injured in al-Baghdadi raid, at the White House

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday, November 25th introduced to the media the military dog involved in the raid that led to the death of Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. “Conan did a fantastic job,” the US president told the White House press corps, assembled for a brief, unannounced ceremony with the Belgian Malinois and its handler. “So this is Conan right now, probably the world’s most famous dog. So brilliant, so smart,” said Trump, joined for the event by First Lady Melania Trump and Vice President Mike Pence who lavished praise of his own on the four-legged “hero.” According to the US account of the raid on Baghdadi last month, Conan cornered the jihadist leader in a dead-end tunnel in his Syrian hideout, where Baghdadi detonated a suicide vest, killing ...
White House Releases Transcript Of Trump Call With Ukraine
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White House Releases Transcript Of Trump Call With Ukraine

The White House on Wednesday released a transcript of President Trump’s phone call with his Ukrainian counterpart, where the two discuss corruption in the country and how Joe Biden “stopped” an investigation into his son, Hunter. In the conversation, Trump mentions that a Ukrainian prosecutor “who was very good and he was shut down and that’s really unfair.” He then suggested that President Volodymyr Zelensky get in contact with Rudy Giuliani, his personal lawyer, and Attorney General William Barr. “The other thing,” Trump said, according to the transcript. “There’s a lot of talk about Biden’s son. That Biden stopped the prosecution and a lot of people want to find out about that so whatever you can do with the Attorney General would be great. “Biden went around bragging th...

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