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White House called the investigation into the Russia a waste of time

The White House called an empty waste of time an investigation into allegations of Russia's attempts to influence the course of the US elections in 2016, which is conducted by special prosecutor Robert Mueller. Such words were made on January 9 by the press secretary...

Steve Bannon apologizes for comments against Trump

Steve Bannon, the former White House chief strategist, on Sunday apologized for comments he made and published in a new controversial book, describing the Trump Jr. meeting with Ross in 2016 as "treason". "I apologize that the delay in responding to the inaccurate reports on...

White House fears for mental health of the Kim Jong-un

The White House fears about the mental health of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. This was stated by the White House press secretary Sarah Sanders. According to her, Americans need to worry about the mental health of the leader of the DPRK, and not the...

Trump first commented on Flynn’s confession of false testimony

US President Donald Trump briefly commented on the confession in false testimony made by his former adviser, Michael Flynn. According to the American leader, there was no secret collusion between his team and Russia. "Absolutely no collusion," Trump told Reuters to the White House. Flynn on...

Police respond to reports of active shooter near White House

Police in Washington, DC are investigating an unconfirmed report of an active shooter two streets over from the White House. The incident was reported at 1400 block of I Street Northwest, in the McPherson Square area, according to the Metropolitan DC Police.

Tillerson continues to head the State Department: White House

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is still head of the State Department, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said. "Tillerson Secretary of State continues to lead the State Department, and the entire cabinet is focused on the completion of this extremely successful first year of President...

Possible cooperation between Flynn and investigation of Trump’s deal with Russia: report

Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn may be cooperating with a special prosecutor investigating possible coordination between President Trump's campaign team and Russia during last year's election, The New York Times reported. The Times reported on Thursday, quoting four people involved in the...

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...

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