White House

White House drops payroll tax cut as GOP unveils coronavirus aid

McConnell's package is an opening GOP bid in talks with top Capitol Hill Democrats in a negotiation that could be rockier than talks in March that produced a USD 2 trillion rescue package.

published on : 23rd July 2020

US considering additional actions against China on Hong Kong security law, COVID-19

Relations between Washington and Beijing have spiralled downward since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus.

published on : 9th July 2020

Senior White House official hints at US military backing India in conflict with China

White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said that the US is 'not going to stand by and let China or anyone else take the reins in terms of being the most powerful, dominant force'.

published on : 7th July 2020

White House denies Trump briefed on Russia-Taliban bounty intelligence

Press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said Saturday that "neither the president nor the vice president were briefed on the alleged Russian bounty intelligence."

published on : 28th June 2020

Individuals have societal responsibility to end the outbreak: US COVID-19 expert Dr Anthony Fauci

Fauci, during the first White House Coronavirus Task Force press conference in months, said that there's no other infectious disease that goes from 40 per cent of the people having no symptoms.

published on : 27th June 2020

Protestors try to topple former US president's statue outside White House

On Monday, hundreds of protestors were pushed back by at least 100 security force personnel after they had thrown ropes around the statue of Andrew Jackson in Lafayette Square park.

published on : 23rd June 2020

Trump administration sues to delay release of Bolton book

John Bolton’s attorney, Chuck Cooper, has said Bolton worked for months with classification specialists to avoid releasing classified material.

published on : 17th June 2020

Melania Trump moved to White House only after getting new prenup: Book

Melania didn't move into 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue until June 2017 - six months after the President took the oath of office. 

published on : 13th June 2020

George Floyd's death: White House softens on sending troops to quell protests across states 

The shift came as protests in Washington, other cities over police brutality against minorities proceeded Tuesday with calm, a striking contrast to the harsh crackdowns outside the WH on Monday.

published on : 3rd June 2020

George Floyd case: White House on lockdown as protests reach Washington

Online video showed hundreds of protesters in Lafayette Park just outside the White House on Friday, chanting 'No justice, no peace'.

published on : 30th May 2020

COVID-19: White House goal on testing nursing home staff unmet

Only a handful of states, including West Virginia and Rhode Island, have said they’ve already tested every nursing home resident.

published on : 25th May 2020

White House press secretary reveals Trump's bank details

The donation was as per the quarterly tradition of Trump to forgo his USD 400,000 salary and donate it.

published on : 23rd May 2020

White House recommends coronavirus testing of over 1 million nursing home residents, staff

Nursing homes and the elderly have been shown to be especially susceptible to the virus.

published on : 11th May 2020

Unfollow saga: WH briefly 'follows' twitter accounts of host country during presidential visit, says official

The official was responding to a question on the reasons for the White House 'following' and then 'unfollowing' the Twitter handles of President Kovind, PM Modi, the PMO and other Indian officials.

published on : 30th April 2020

Indian-American Ro Khanna appointed to White House COVID-19 advisory council

Khanna, 43, is the only Indian-American lawmaker to be named to the White House's Opening Up America Again Congressional Group.

published on : 17th April 2020
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