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Mueller interrogates another of the senior advisors of the White House: CNN

Senior adviser of the White House Stephen Miller was questioned by a team of special prosecutor Robert Mueller to investigate the "case of Russia," CNN reported citing sources familiar with the situation. As noted, one of the main issues was the role of Miller in...

Trump extends sanctions against Iran

President of the United States Donald Trump for a year extended sanctions against Iran, introduced in 1979, the press service of the White House. In a relevant letter to the Congress, Trump noted that the relations between the US and Iran "have not yet normalized." Earlier,...

Trump asks Congress for more than $5 billion to protect from the DPRK

President of the United States Donald Trump appealed to the lower house of the country's congress with a letter in which he asked to increase the country's defense spending for next year in connection with the situation around North Korea and Afghanistan, reported by...

No connection between accusation of Manaforte and Trump campaign — WH

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that the charges brought against former head of the presidential campaign headquarters of President Donald Trump are not connected with the American leader himself and his election campaign. She said this within the framework of a press briefing...

Papadopoulos role in Trump campaign was ‘extremely limited’ — White House

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that ex-adviser to President Donald Tramp's campaign headquarters, George Papadopoulos, had a "minor role" in his campaign activities during the pre-election period. She said this within the framework of a press briefing , which was broadcast on the...

White House says all women accused Trump of sexual harassment ‘lying’

All women who have accused U.S. President Donald Trump of sexual harassment are lying, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Friday. The remarks came after Sanders was asked for the official White House position on the issue at a White House press briefing. "Obviously,...

President Trump to name new Homeland Security secretary, reports

U.S. President Donald Trump will nominate Kirstjen Nielsen, an aide to White House chief of staff John Kelly, to be Homeland Security secretary, media reports said on Wednesday.

Trump still observes ‘military options’ with North Korea — Aide

A White House assistant says there's no misconception what President Donald Trump implies when he says "just a single thing will work" to get control over North Korea's atomic and rocket programs, reported AP. Trump still observes 'military options' with North Korea. Budget director Mick Mulvaney...

White House says it is premature a debate on gun control after Las Vegas mass shooting

The White House says it is premature to hold a debate on gun control after Las Vegas mass shooting which killed nearly sixty people. Sanders added that an open law enforcement investigation is underway regarding the tragedy. Her comments came after President Donald Trump did...

Trump lifts restrictions on foreign shipping orders for Puerto Rico

US President Donald Trump lifted restrictions on foreign shipping on Thursday to help fuel and supplies to reach Puerto Rico, according to the White House. The US territory is reeling from the devastation of Hurricane Maria. Trump, at the request of Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo...

White House launched internal probe of private email use

The White House has launched an internal probe of private email use, pulling batches of emails on the White House server to and from private accounts of senior aides, said four officials familiar with the matter on Friday as quoted by POLITICO. The report said...

Kushner using private email account with other White House officials for official business

US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law has been using a private email account along with some other White House officials to conduct official business, his lawyer says. White House senior advisor Jared Kushner has used the personal account to talk about different issues with figures such...

Trump, South Korea’s Moon agree to boost defenses — White House

US President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in agreed to strengthen their defense posture amid rising tensions with North Korea, the White House said on Friday. Trump and Moon, who met on Thursday, committed to strengthen their "combined defense posture, including through South...

White House on Lockdown

The White House has been locked down for the second time this week, due to reports of a suspicious package. Media waiting for the daily press briefing were told to stay indoors.

Ex-FBI director Comey committed perjury, White House

The White House renewed its attack Monday on former FBI director James Comey, justifying his controversial dismissal with suggestions that he committed perjury and leaked sensitive information, reported AFP news agency.

140,000 Americans sign petition against George Soros

A petition to the White House calling for Hungarian-American billionaire George Soros to be declared a ‘terrorist’ has garnered more than 140,000 signatures, far exceeding the 100,000 needed to require an official response from the administration. The petition, which also calls on the government to...

Congress approves Trump’s aid and debt deal with Democrats

U.S. Congress approves President Donald Trump's aid and debt deal with Democrats, told Reuters on Friday. U.S. lawmakers approved a bill on Friday extending the government debt limit for three months and providing about $15 billion in hurricane-related aid, delivering on President Donald Trump's surprising...

Challenging Trump decision on DACA

Fifteen US states and the District of Columbia have filed a lawsuit to block President Donald Trump’s decision to end an amnesty which shielded nearly one million young undocumented immigrants from deportation. Ferguson called Trump's move “a dark time” for the United States. The attorney...

Challenging Trump decision on DACA

Fifteen US states and the District of Columbia have filed a lawsuit to block President Donald Trump’s decision to end an amnesty which shielded nearly one million young undocumented immigrants from deportation. Ferguson called Trump's move “a dark time” for the United States. The attorney...

Trump signs executive order on new Venezuela sanctions

U.S. President Donald Trump signs executive order imposing new sanctions on 'dictatorship in Venezuela,' White House says. The White House said in a statement that it could not "stand by as Venezuela crumbles." https://twitter.com/BreakingVop/status/901106834903359492 "The Maduro dictatorship continues to deprive the Venezuelan people of food and medicine,...

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