Category: White House

Kirby says US looking to hold in-person meeting with Israel in ‘next week or so’

White House national security communications adviser John Kirby said on Sunday that the United States is looking to set an in-person meeting in the “next week or so” after a virtual meeting this past week. The meeting comes after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu canceled an initial plan for an Israeli delegation to travel to the U.S. to meet with counterparts about the operation in…

Palestinian-American doctor walks out of White House meeting over handling of Gaza war

Thaer Ahmad, a Palestinian American doctor, said he walked out of a meeting at the White House Tuesday evening over President Biden’s handling of war in Gaza. Ahmad, an emergency medicine physician who worked in Gaza in January, said he showed up to a stakeholder meeting at the White House, which was set up in place of a Ramadan celebration. Attendees insisted that there shouldn’t…

6 battleground states will hold the key to the White House in 2024

The White House. AP Photo/Susan Walsh With the 2024 presidential race in full swing, both parties are eyeing their pathways to victory. The 2024 election is set to be a rematch of the 2020 contest between Joe Biden and Donald Trump. A band of swing states in the Midwest and Sun Belt are at the top of the list for Biden and Trump. Over the…

Lessons from the Baltimore bridge collapse 

The Francis Scott Key Bridge that collapsed in Baltimore this week, after being hit by a disabled cargo ship, is a tragedy. Lives have been lost. Property has been destroyed. The closure of the Port of Baltimore has massive financial ramifications for the state and the supply chain along the East Coast; the bridge serves as an import transportation pathway along I-695, with over 11…

Whew! GloRilla Goes Viral After Speaking About Meeting President Joe Biden (WATCH)

GloRilla is going viral after speaking about her recent experience meeting President Joe Biden. RELATED: Okay! GloRilla Reacts To Viral Footage Of Baltimore Pastor Reciting Her “Gospel” Lyrics During Sermon (WATCH) Here’s Why GloRilla Went Viral According to CNN, GloRilla joined the network’s news broadcast on Thursday, March 21. In footage of the rapper’s appearance, captured by Hip Politics via YouTube, GloRilla shared what it was…

Trump tells the Supreme Court that if he doesn’t have ‘absolute immunity from criminal prosecution’ future presidents could be blackmailed

Former President Donald Trump Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images Donald Trump’s legal team offered stunning hypotheticals to defend Trump’s controversial claims. The former president has claimed he has total immunity to criminal charges related to his acts as president. Legal experts have rejected this view, arguing it would give future presidents almost imperial power. Former President Donald Trump’s lawyers on Tuesday issued a blistering declaration to…

Biden’s laws are pouring billions into new infrastructure and it could be a rare opportunity to make communities safer and...

Work continues in January on California’s high-speed rail line in Hanford. Robert Gauthier/Getty Images The US needs to invest $2.6 trillion in infrastructure over the next decade, civil engineers say. President Joe Biden has signed three laws aiming to fund infrastructure projects nationwide. This article is part of “Transforming Business: Infrastructure,” a series exploring the advancements reshaping US infrastructure. The state of US infrastructure is bad. The…

Biden sends condolences for National Guardsmen, patrol agent killed in Texas helicopter crash

President Biden sent his condolences for National Guardsmen and a Border Patrol agent who died in a recent helicopter crash Saturday. “These brave Americans dedicated their lives to protecting our nation,” Biden said in a statement. “They signed up knowing the risks and believing in the mission of serving their fellow Americans by keeping our nation safe. Our gratitude is profound, and their sacrifice will…

Biden campaign official says ‘uncommitted’ Michigan voters should remember that Trump ‘wants to have a Muslim ban’

Biden campaign co-chair Mitch Landrieu (left) and the leaders of the Listen to Michigan campaign (right). Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images; Jeff Kowalsky/AFP via Getty Images Many of Michigan’s “uncommitted” voters are Arab Americans or Muslim Americans. A top Biden campaign official says they need to remember that Trump pushed a Muslim ban. The Listen to Michigan campaign fired back, accusing him of using Trump as a “human shield.”…

It may look like Trump scared NATO back into readiness — but it’s probably all down to Putin

Former President Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Conway, S.C., on February 10, 2024. AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta Trump shocked NATO by seemingly encouraging an attack on members that don’t meet spending targets. Some leaders have rushed to make defense deals and increase their military contributions. But it’s not really to do with Trump, and his threats have no real “silver lining,” experts said….

The White House says it’s tracking a new Russian space weapon that violates a nuclear arms treaty

White House National Security Communications Advisor John Kirby speaks during a daily news briefing at the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House on February 15, 2024 in Washington, DC. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images The White House has confirmed that Russia is building a new weapon to be put in space. The weapon is thought to be nuclear-related, with the White House saying…

White House holds press briefing after Kansas City shooting: Watch live

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre will deliver a daily press briefing Thursday afternoon. The briefing comes as President Biden renewed his calls for Congress to pass gun violence prevention legislation after Wednesday’s deadly shooting at the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl parade. The briefing is scheduled for 1 p.m. EST. Watch the live video above. Go to Source

White House calls Trump comments on NATO ‘appalling and unhinged’

The White House appeared to slam former President Trump over comments he made about NATO in a Saturday statement. “Thanks to President Biden’s experienced leadership, NATO is now the largest and most vital it has ever been,” White House spokesperson Andrew Bates said in the statement. “Encouraging invasions of our closest allies by murderous regimes is appalling and unhinged – and it endangers American national…

Joe Biden forgot when he was vice president and when his son Beau died, special counsel report says

Biden at the White House on February 8, 2024. Mandel NGAN / AFP via Getty Images Special Counsel Robert Hur just released his report on Biden’s handling of classified docs. He’s not recommending any charges, but his report said damning things about Biden’s memory. Biden forgot when he was VP and when his son Beau died, per the report. Perhaps the biggest takeaway from Special…

Elon Musk’s X blocks searches for Taylor Swift after explicit fake pictures go viral

Taylor Swift at this year’s Golden Globes. Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/Getty Images Elon Musk’s X is blocking searches for Taylor Swift. Explicit AI-generated pictures of the singer went viral on the platform last week. The images have drawn condemnation from figures including Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. Elon Musk‘s X is blocking searches for Taylor Swift after explicit AI-generated pictures of the pop superstar went viral last week. When…

Naomi Biden says Fox’s Jesse Watters crossed a line

Naomi Biden, the granddaughter of President Biden, decried Fox News host Jesse Watters over a monologue he delivered earlier this week attacking the president for his posture on immigration and issues related to the southern border. “I have heard so many lies about my family, it takes a lot to make me upset. This crosses the line,” Biden wrote late Wednesday night on X, the…