Advertisement
Dublin: 9 °C Tuesday 15 June, 2021

#Washington

El Chapo’s wife pleads guilty to drugs charges
# Washington
From TheJournal.ie
# Washington

El Chapo’s wife pleads guilty to drugs charges

Thu 8:30 PM 33,086 Views 0 Comments

Emma Coronel Aispuro admitted conspiring to distribute heroin, cocaine, marijuana and methamphetamine for several years.

Police officer dies after man drove a car into barricade at US Capitol in Washington DC
# Washington
From TheJournal.ie
# Washington

Police officer dies after man drove a car into barricade at US Capitol in Washington DC

Updated Apr 2nd 2021, 8:12 PM 48,953 Views 48 Comments

Authorities say that attack did not appear to be terrorism.

Security restrictions around US Capitol to be largely scaled back
# US Capitol
From TheJournal.ie
# US Capitol

Security restrictions around US Capitol to be largely scaled back

Mar 16th 2021, 7:50 AM 5,795 Views 6 Comments

Fencing and National Guard members have been used to protect the building since the 6 January riots.

Kim Jong Un’s sister criticises US and South Korea for holding military exercises
# North Korea
From TheJournal.ie
# North Korea

Kim Jong Un’s sister criticises US and South Korea for holding military exercises

Mar 16th 2021, 7:09 AM 15,812 Views 28 Comments

Kim Yo Jong warned Washington against further provocations if it wants a ‘good night’s sleep for the next four years’.

Brexit issues raised with influential group of US Congress members
# Simon Coveney
From TheJournal.ie
# Simon Coveney

Brexit issues raised with influential group of US Congress members

Mar 11th 2021, 11:48 AM 10,859 Views 11 Comments

Simon Coveney and EU Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic spoke to the Friends of Ireland caucus.

US congressman sues Donald Trump under Ku Klux Klan Act over role in deadly riot at US Capitol
# Capitol Riot
From TheJournal.ie
# Capitol Riot

US congressman sues Donald Trump under Ku Klux Klan Act over role in deadly riot at US Capitol

Feb 16th 2021, 6:51 PM 31,594 Views 17 Comments

It is the first case in an expected wave of litigation over the 6 January riot.

Verdict: Trump acquitted as just seven Republicans side with Democrats in Senate vote
# Acquitted
From TheJournal.ie
# Acquitted

Verdict: Trump acquitted as just seven Republicans side with Democrats in Senate vote

Updated Feb 13th 2021, 10:01 PM 140,197 Views 249 Comments

The former US president was accused of inciting the deadly riot at the US Capitol last month.

Should he stay or should he go? Micheál Martin and the trip to the White House
# Start Spreading The News
From TheJournal.ie
# Start Spreading The News

Should he stay or should he go? Micheál Martin and the trip to the White House

Feb 4th 2021, 8:16 PM 50,032 Views 144 Comments

The official line is that nothing has been decided yet.

Republican group proposes alternative Covid-19 relief plan to Biden
# Washington
From TheJournal.ie
# Washington

Republican group proposes alternative Covid-19 relief plan to Biden

Jan 31st 2021, 6:45 PM 22,583 Views 25 Comments

The Republican senators are suggesting that their plan would give Biden the bipartisan support he wants.

Poll: Should the Taoiseach visit Washington for St Patrick's Day?
# Your Say
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Taoiseach visit Washington for St Patrick's Day?

Jan 29th 2021, 9:40 AM 206,524 Views 254 Comments

Micheál Martin has so far signalled his plan to proceed with the visit.

Stormont leaders won't visit Washington for St Patrick’s Day - but the Taoiseach still intends to go
# St Patrick's Day
From TheJournal.ie
# St Patrick's Day

Stormont leaders won't visit Washington for St Patrick’s Day - but the Taoiseach still intends to go

Jan 29th 2021, 8:03 AM 39,892 Views 135 Comments

The Executive Office has confirmed that the annual visit would not proceed this year, amid ongoing public health concerns.

Joe Biden to sign a dozen executive orders on his first day as US President
# White House
From TheJournal.ie
# White House

Joe Biden to sign a dozen executive orders on his first day as US President

Jan 17th 2021, 9:31 AM 44,268 Views 45 Comments

Inauguration day is on Wednesday.

Iran deal architect among veterans named for Biden State Department
# Washington
From TheJournal.ie
# Washington

Iran deal architect among veterans named for Biden State Department

Jan 16th 2021, 6:33 PM 12,673 Views 6 Comments

Biden said that the State Department nominees “have secured some of the most defining national security and diplomatic achievements in recent memory”.

Fresh calls for Trump to resign after Capitol violence
# Washington
From TheJournal.ie
# Washington

Fresh calls for Trump to resign after Capitol violence

Jan 10th 2021, 7:25 PM 50,971 Views 123 Comments

Some members of Trump’s own party have called for him to resign over the violent incursion into the US Capitol.

Proud Boys leader arrested over burning of church banner ahead of Washington protests
# Washington
From TheJournal.ie
# Washington

Proud Boys leader arrested over burning of church banner ahead of Washington protests

Jan 5th 2021, 8:50 AM 50,969 Views 74 Comments

Henry ‘Enrique’ Tarrio was taken into custody after a warrant was issued for his arrest for destruction of property, police said.

The Explainer: RTÉ's Brian O'Donovan on reporting in Trump's America - and what 2021 holds for Biden
# Podcast
From TheJournal.ie
# Podcast

The Explainer: RTÉ's Brian O'Donovan on reporting in Trump's America - and what 2021 holds for Biden

Dec 22nd 2020, 8:00 AM 11,955 Views 19 Comments

We talk to the Washington Correspondent about the past year.

Watson throws for four touchdowns as Texans brush aside Lions on Thanksgiving
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Watson throws for four touchdowns as Texans brush aside Lions on Thanksgiving

Nov 27th 2020, 8:05 AM 2,821 Views 0 Comments

In the other NFL matchup, Washington moved into first place in the NFC East after beating Dallas.

'Whose streets? Our streets': Anti-Trump protesters gather outside White House
# Tensions Brewing
From TheJournal.ie
# Tensions Brewing

'Whose streets? Our streets': Anti-Trump protesters gather outside White House

Nov 4th 2020, 7:04 AM 11,405 Views 4 Comments

Scattered protests also took place from Seattle to New York City, but across the US there were no signs of widespread unrest.

US will protect the Good Friday Agreement, Special Envoy to NI says
# Mick Mulvaney
From TheJournal.ie
# Mick Mulvaney

US will protect the Good Friday Agreement, Special Envoy to NI says

Updated Sep 28th 2020, 5:26 PM 35,759 Views 18 Comments

Mulvaney, the former Chief of Staff to US President Donald Trump, took up the role of Special Envoy in March.

Handcuffs attaching paralysed police shooting victim Jacob Blake to his hospital bed removed
# Wisconsin
From TheJournal.ie
# Wisconsin

Handcuffs attaching paralysed police shooting victim Jacob Blake to his hospital bed removed

Aug 28th 2020, 10:28 PM 58,259 Views 137 Comments

Jacob Blake cannot move from the waist down after being shot seven times in the back.

One killed, another seriously injured by car which ploughed into crowd protesting against police brutality in Seattle
# Washington
From TheJournal.ie
# Washington

One killed, another seriously injured by car which ploughed into crowd protesting against police brutality in Seattle

Jul 5th 2020, 5:58 PM 32,069 Views 47 Comments

Footage of the incident was shared online.

Trump attacks opponents as he promises to 'safeguard' American values
# Fourth July
From TheJournal.ie
# Fourth July

Trump attacks opponents as he promises to 'safeguard' American values

Jul 5th 2020, 7:28 AM 30,707 Views 92 Comments

Trump echoed comments he’d made the day before at Mount Rushmore.

Street section near White House renamed Black Lives Matter Plaza
# Black Lives Matter
From TheJournal.ie
# Black Lives Matter

Street section near White House renamed Black Lives Matter Plaza

Jun 5th 2020, 9:58 PM 26,792 Views 124 Comments

Washington DC’s mayor Muriel Bowser announced the change.

Trump signs off on $2.2 trillion rescue package as Covid-19 cases reach over 100,000 in the US
# Washington
From TheJournal.ie
# Washington

Trump signs off on $2.2 trillion rescue package as Covid-19 cases reach over 100,000 in the US

Mar 28th 2020, 8:19 AM 18,171 Views 67 Comments

Trump’s signature brings an end to a dramatic, weeklong legislative saga on Capitol Hill.

Varadkar to raise issue of undocumented Irish in US during meeting with Trump
# St Patrick's Day
From TheJournal.ie
# St Patrick's Day

Varadkar to raise issue of undocumented Irish in US during meeting with Trump

Mar 11th 2020, 6:56 AM 10,009 Views 39 Comments

Varadkar will commence his US St Patrick’s Day trip in Washington DC.

'You're a damn liar, man': Joe Biden lashes out at Iowa voter who raises son's business activities
# Ukraine
From TheJournal.ie
# Ukraine

'You're a damn liar, man': Joe Biden lashes out at Iowa voter who raises son's business activities

Dec 6th 2019, 8:00 AM 33,747 Views 52 Comments

Biden also invited the man to do “push-ups” and “take an IQ test” to show that he wasn’t too old to run as US President.

Jane Fonda arrested during climate change protest in Washington
# Fire Drill Fridays
From TheJournal.ie
# Fire Drill Fridays

Jane Fonda arrested during climate change protest in Washington

Oct 11th 2019, 8:40 PM 21,737 Views 39 Comments

The 81-year-old was arrested alongside 16 other protesters.

Phil Hogan is planning a trip to Washington to convince Donald Trump to work with the EU
# Trade Mission
From TheJournal.ie
# Trade Mission

Phil Hogan is planning a trip to Washington to convince Donald Trump to work with the EU

Oct 2nd 2019, 6:15 AM 8,680 Views 30 Comments

Hogan told RTÉ in recent weeks that he aimed “to get Mr Trump to see the error of his ways” on trade.

Plaque commemorating 1916 Rising unveiled at Washington Monument in the US
# Washington
From TheJournal.ie
# Washington

Plaque commemorating 1916 Rising unveiled at Washington Monument in the US

Sep 19th 2019, 9:04 AM 13,709 Views 13 Comments

The plaque was a gift from President Michael D Higgins on behalf of the people of Ireland.

A man has set himself on fire on the grounds of the White House
# Washington
From TheJournal.ie
# Washington

A man has set himself on fire on the grounds of the White House

May 29th 2019, 6:33 PM 38,085 Views 43 Comments

Members of the Secret Service tried to assist the man.

Composting of human bodies now legal in Washington
# Recomposition
From TheJournal.ie
# Recomposition

Composting of human bodies now legal in Washington

May 22nd 2019, 6:56 AM 22,965 Views 27 Comments

The bill was signed in a bid to cut carbon emissions from burials and cremations.

Taoiseach marches alongside Conor McGregor in Chicago's St Patrick's Day parade
# St Patrick's Day
From TheJournal.ie
# St Patrick's Day

Taoiseach marches alongside Conor McGregor in Chicago's St Patrick's Day parade

Updated Mar 16th 2019, 5:33 PM 74,284 Views 18 Comments

Government officials were left surprised at McGregor’s appearance at the parade.

Leo Varadkar's partner to attend breakfast meeting at house of US vice president Mike Pence
# St Patrick's Day
From TheJournal.ie
# St Patrick's Day

Leo Varadkar's partner to attend breakfast meeting at house of US vice president Mike Pence

Mar 13th 2019, 5:17 PM 37,804 Views 77 Comments

The US vice president has been criticised for his views and his legislative record on LGBT people.

Simon Coveney is travelling to the US today - this is what he'll be up to
# Washington
From TheJournal.ie
# Washington

Simon Coveney is travelling to the US today - this is what he'll be up to

Feb 5th 2019, 5:04 PM 11,891 Views 21 Comments

He’ll be meeting with Mike Pompeo, along with launching a new government strategy for the US and Canada.

Trump says students accused of mocking Native American 'unfairly treated'
# Smeared
From TheJournal.ie
# Smeared

Trump says students accused of mocking Native American 'unfairly treated'

Jan 22nd 2019, 7:06 AM 40,188 Views 143 Comments

The US President tweeted at a Fox News host and said new footage showed that “media was wrong”.

Teen who stared at Native American protester says he was trying to calm the situation
# Viral Video
From TheJournal.ie
# Viral Video

Teen who stared at Native American protester says he was trying to calm the situation

Jan 21st 2019, 8:25 AM 85,855 Views 154 Comments

Footage of Nick Sandmann at the protest on Friday in Washington has gone viral.

US diocese apologises after students mock Native American demonstrator
# Washington
From TheJournal.ie
# Washington

US diocese apologises after students mock Native American demonstrator

Jan 20th 2019, 1:12 PM 23,981 Views 90 Comments

“I heard them saying, ‘Build that wall, build that wall.’ We’re not supposed to have walls here, we never did.”

Trump says shutdown could last 'years' as he threatens to declare national emergency
# Washington
From TheJournal.ie
# Washington

Trump says shutdown could last 'years' as he threatens to declare national emergency

Jan 5th 2019, 7:27 AM 25,787 Views 44 Comments

The US president says he could bypass Congress for border wall funding.

US visa bill for Irish graduates scuppered by single US senator
# Deadline Passes
From TheJournal.ie
# Deadline Passes

US visa bill for Irish graduates scuppered by single US senator

Jan 3rd 2019, 10:08 AM 40,600 Views 42 Comments

The bill was passed in the US House of Representatives without the need for a vote early in December but then hit a serious roadblock in the Senate.

Show of unity in divided Washington at state funeral of George HW Bush
# RIP
From TheJournal.ie
# RIP

Show of unity in divided Washington at state funeral of George HW Bush

Dec 5th 2018, 9:32 PM 27,035 Views 23 Comments

An Irish tenor sang at Washington National Cathedral today.

1 2 3 4 5