White House

Actor McConaughey calls for gun legislation at White House

In a highly personal 22-minute speech, McConaughey exhorted a gridlocked Congress to pass gun reforms that can save lives without infringing on Second Amendment rights.

published on : 8th June 2022

US VP Kamala Harris looks to show her clout at Summit of the Americas

At the summit, Kamala Harris is expected to announce $1.9 billion in commitments.

published on : 7th June 2022

Biden evacuated after plane entered airspace near beach home

The White House said there was no threat to Biden or his family and that precautionary measures were taken.

published on : 5th June 2022

As gas prices soar, President Joe Biden leans toward visiting Saudi Arabia

This meet could ease the uncertain periods in a partnership between Saudi Arabia, world's top oil exporter and US, world's top economic and military power.

published on : 2nd June 2022

BTS visits White House to discuss combating hate crime surge

Biden administration officials have spent recent weeks holding roundtable discussions and other meetings with Asian American leaders to discuss the violence.

published on : 1st June 2022

Biden says US sending medium-range rocket systems to Ukraine 

Biden had said Monday that the US would not send Ukraine "rocket systems that can strike into Russia."  Any weapons system can shoot into Russia if it's close enough to the border.

published on : 1st June 2022

US moves to make antiviral drug more available against COVID

The nation's first federally backed test-to-treat site is opening Thursday in Rhode Island, providing patients with immediate access to the drug once they test positive.

published on : 26th May 2022

Taiwan not included in launch of new Biden Indo-Pacific pact

White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan confirmed that Taiwan isn't among the governments signed up for the launch of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework.

published on : 22nd May 2022

In a first, White House officials meet documented 'dreamers'

Harini came to America when he was seven years old and since then has lived in three US states of Texas, New Jersey and currently in North Carolina.

published on : 20th May 2022

‘Fiery’ Psaki ending tenure as a top White House messenger

Psaki, whose last day on the job is Friday, has answered reporters' questions nearly every weekday of the almost 500 days that Biden has been in office.

published on : 12th May 2022

New US sanctions target Russian media, consultant services: White House

'US companies should not be in the business of funding Russian propaganda'

published on : 9th May 2022

Karine Jean-Pierre to become the 1st Black White House Press Secretary 

Jean-Pierre, 44, currently serves as the White House's principal deputy press secretary, will replace Jen Psaki, on May 13 as the face of the Biden administration.

published on : 6th May 2022

US to continue engaging with India over Ukraine: White House

She was responding to a question on the Quad summit in Japan in May and how the issue of Ukraine would be raised or discussed.

published on : 29th April 2022

US officials heading to Solomons over China pact worries

A draft of the pact, which was leaked online, said Chinese warships could stop in the Solomon Islands and China could send police and armed forces there "to assist in maintaining social order".

published on : 19th April 2022

Thinking small: Biden scrounges for ways to breakthrough before midterm elections

Six months out from the midterm elections, Biden's team is betting that smaller, discrete announcements can break through to voters better than talk of transformational plans.

published on : 15th April 2022

Joe Biden cracks down on hard-to-trace 'ghost guns'

At a White House gathering that brought together families and loved ones of shooting victims, Biden said the number of "ghost guns" reported by the police had increased tenfold between 2016 and 2021.

published on : 12th April 2022

Situation in Ukraine "very worrisome": PM Modi at virtual meeting with President Biden

In his remarks, Modi said the recent reports of killings of innocent civilians in Bucha city were very concerning and that India immediately condemned it and demanded a fair investigation.

published on : 12th April 2022

Don't expect Russia to be ousted from UN Security Council: White House  

A day earlier, Russia was suspended from the UN Human Rights Council.

published on : 9th April 2022

US senate confirms Ketanji Brown Jackson as first Black female justice to supreme court

Jackson will take her seat when Justice Stephen Breyer retires this summer, solidifying the liberal wing of the 6-3 conservative-dominated court.

published on : 8th April 2022

Ready to support India in diversifying its energy imports: White House

India gets the bulk of its energy supplies from the Middle-East and around 7.5 to 8 per cent from the US, while the procurement from Russia in the past was less than one per cent.

published on : 7th April 2022
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