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Biden names Karine Jean-Pierre as new press secretary, first Black woman to hold role
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Biden names Karine Jean-Pierre as new press secretary, first Black woman to hold role

May 5th 2022, 9:49 PM 26,574 Views 20 Comments

Jean-Pierre will replace incumbent Jen Psaki from 13 May.

Next Irish ambassador to Washington hopes crackdown on Kinahan cartel will make a big difference
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Next Irish ambassador to Washington hopes crackdown on Kinahan cartel will make a big difference

Apr 17th 2022, 8:00 AM 23,084 Views 0 Comments

Geraldine Byrne Nason will take over the role of Irish Ambassador to Washington in early Autumn.

Most 'Irish' president since JFK: Biden in the White House 'enormously helpful' to Ireland
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Most 'Irish' president since JFK: Biden in the White House 'enormously helpful' to Ireland

Mar 19th 2022, 6:00 PM 16,887 Views 23 Comments

US ‘has skin in the game’ when it comes to maintaining peace in NI, says Congressman Brendan Boyle.

Irish dancing, stout and a poem by Bono: US St Patrick's Day carries on without 'unlucky Taoiseach'
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Irish dancing, stout and a poem by Bono: US St Patrick's Day carries on without 'unlucky Taoiseach'

Mar 17th 2022, 9:00 PM 29,888 Views 14 Comments

Micheál Martin’s long-awaited trip to the White House was scuppered after he contracted Covid.

Taoiseach tests positive for Covid-19 while in Washington for St Patrick's events
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Taoiseach tests positive for Covid-19 while in Washington for St Patrick's events

Updated Mar 17th 2022, 6:00 AM 45,895 Views 53 Comments

Micheál Martin received a negative antigen test result but later tested positive on a PCR.

Taoiseach to get leadership award at event attended by US President Joe Biden tonight
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Taoiseach to get leadership award at event attended by US President Joe Biden tonight

Mar 16th 2022, 6:00 AM 24,006 Views 45 Comments

Taoiseach says it will be a ‘very pleasant’ meeting between ‘one Irishman and another Irishman’.

Ireland’s St Patrick's Day message and theme is being tweaked to reflect the Ukraine crisis
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Ireland’s St Patrick's Day message and theme is being tweaked to reflect the Ukraine crisis

Mar 15th 2022, 6:30 AM 13,943 Views 9 Comments

Micheál Martin has decided to evolve the ‘tone and theme’ of the St Patrick’s Day celebrations this week.

Kim Jong-un 'love letters' retrieved from Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort
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Kim Jong-un 'love letters' retrieved from Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort

Feb 7th 2022, 10:23 PM 60,407 Views 49 Comments

The National Archives and Records Administration pursues records it learns have been “improperly removed”.

Slimmed down contingent of Ministers likely to travel abroad for St Patrick's Day this year
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Slimmed down contingent of Ministers likely to travel abroad for St Patrick's Day this year

Updated Feb 1st 2022, 7:49 PM 15,917 Views 17 Comments

It is tradition for Ministers and Ministers of State to travel to different destinations around the globe to mark St Patrick’s Day.

US Secretary of State calls on Putin to choose 'peaceful path' as he lands in Ukraine for crisis talks
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US Secretary of State calls on Putin to choose 'peaceful path' as he lands in Ukraine for crisis talks

Jan 19th 2022, 9:31 AM 7,924 Views 25 Comments

The White House warned yesterday that Russia was ready to attack Ukraine at “any point”.

Russia prepping pretext for its troops to further invade Ukraine, White House says
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Russia prepping pretext for its troops to further invade Ukraine, White House says

Jan 14th 2022, 7:23 PM 25,105 Views 45 Comments

White House press secretary Jen Psaki spoke at a briefing at the White House in Washington today.

Trump's White House chief held in contempt for defying Capitol riot probe
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Trump's White House chief held in contempt for defying Capitol riot probe

Dec 15th 2021, 8:55 AM 12,959 Views 19 Comments

Mark Meadows could be the first White House chief of staff to be prosecuted since HR Haldeman in the Watergate scandal.

Kamala Harris held presidency for 1 hour 25 mins while Joe Biden was under anaesthesia
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Kamala Harris held presidency for 1 hour 25 mins while Joe Biden was under anaesthesia

Updated Nov 19th 2021, 5:28 PM 56,572 Views 101 Comments

The US President had a colonoscopy as part of a regular health check, the White House said.

White House press secretary tests positive for Covid-19
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White House press secretary tests positive for Covid-19

Nov 1st 2021, 7:06 AM 20,706 Views 18 Comments

The official said she had last met US President Joe Biden on Tuesday and they had remained six feet apart.

Biden won’t run in 2024 after Afghanistan ‘travesty’, says Trump's ex-chief of staff
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Biden won’t run in 2024 after Afghanistan ‘travesty’, says Trump's ex-chief of staff

Sep 3rd 2021, 6:30 AM 24,221 Views 30 Comments

Mick Mulvaney spoke to The Journal about Afghanistan, the Good Friday Agreement and quitting the Trump administration.

Larry Donnelly: Katherine Zappone will provide value for money as special envoy
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Larry Donnelly: Katherine Zappone will provide value for money as special envoy

Jul 31st 2021, 8:00 PM 30,248 Views 115 Comments

Our columnist muses on the Zappone furore, summer days and what’s next for Donald Trump.

Judge dismisses most claims over clearing of protesters from in front of White House
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Judge dismisses most claims over clearing of protesters from in front of White House

Jun 22nd 2021, 7:07 AM 20,789 Views 18 Comments

Claims against two law enforcement agencies, however, have been allowed to proceed.

Probe says Washington DC protest was not broken up because of Trump photo-op
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Probe says Washington DC protest was not broken up because of Trump photo-op

Jun 9th 2021, 8:00 PM 15,808 Views 19 Comments

Park Police officials had already planned to clear the area for fencing installation, the investigation found.

Obama family mourns death of White House dog Bo
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Obama family mourns death of White House dog Bo

May 9th 2021, 10:02 AM 42,067 Views 38 Comments

The Portuguese water dog was a gift to the Obamas from the late Senator Edward Kennedy.

Larry Donnelly: A quietly excellent first 100 days for Joe Biden
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Larry Donnelly: A quietly excellent first 100 days for Joe Biden

Apr 25th 2021, 8:30 AM 43,435 Views 84 Comments

Our columnist takes a look at the first stages of the Biden and Harris administration.

US Justice Department to investigate policing in Minneapolis after Floyd verdict
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US Justice Department to investigate policing in Minneapolis after Floyd verdict

Updated Apr 21st 2021, 3:57 PM 26,706 Views 55 Comments

The department is already investigating whether the officers involved violated George Floyd’s civil rights.

Walter Mondale, former US Vice President, dies aged 93
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Walter Mondale, former US Vice President, dies aged 93

Apr 20th 2021, 7:02 AM 14,073 Views 2 Comments

Mondale served in the Jimmy Carter administration and lost out on his own presidential bid to Ronald Reagan.

US expels 10 Russian diplomats and imposes new round of sanctions
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US expels 10 Russian diplomats and imposes new round of sanctions

Apr 15th 2021, 5:34 PM 12,708 Views 34 Comments

The White House said the 10 diplomats being expelled include representatives of Russian intelligence services.

Joe Biden's dog Major to get private training after two biting incidents
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Joe Biden's dog Major to get private training after two biting incidents

Apr 12th 2021, 3:48 PM 25,567 Views 34 Comments

Last month, the White House confirmed that Major had nipped someone during a walk.

'A 30-year race to the bottom': Why might the Biden global tax plan spell trouble for Ireland's entire economic model?
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'A 30-year race to the bottom': Why might the Biden global tax plan spell trouble for Ireland's entire economic model?

Apr 10th 2021, 7:00 AM 40,243 Views 58 Comments
  • The Biden administration has recommitted the US to global tax reform talks.
  • American wants a 21% global minimum rate of corporation tax.
  • Ireland's famous 12.5% rate looks likely to come under severe pressure.
Joe Biden’s dogs back at White House after banishment ended
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Joe Biden’s dogs back at White House after banishment ended

Mar 25th 2021, 7:26 AM 42,434 Views 27 Comments

One of the canines injured a Secret Service agent and they were sent to Delaware.

Virtual St Patrick's Day shamrock ceremony to take place between Taoiseach and US President
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Virtual St Patrick's Day shamrock ceremony to take place between Taoiseach and US President

Mar 17th 2021, 6:15 AM 10,022 Views 20 Comments

The Taoiseach will stay put in Government Buildings this year, and won’t be in the White House.

Biden won't host foreign leaders at White House for 'a couple of months', spokesperson says
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Biden won't host foreign leaders at White House for 'a couple of months', spokesperson says

Feb 16th 2021, 7:40 PM 21,767 Views 23 Comments

It was confirmed last week that the Taoiseach won’t be travelling to the White House for St Patrick’s Day.

Biden to join virtual G7 event with global leaders on Covid-19 efforts
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Biden to join virtual G7 event with global leaders on Covid-19 efforts

Feb 15th 2021, 8:02 AM 8,159 Views 7 Comments

The US President will address the G7 meeting on the pandemic and vaccination distribution.

White House aide resigns after threatening reporter
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White House aide resigns after threatening reporter

Feb 14th 2021, 3:20 PM 34,703 Views 23 Comments

TJ Ducklo said he was “devastated to have embarrassed and disappointed my White House colleagues and President Biden”.

Taoiseach Micheál Martin will not be heading to Washington for St Patrick's Day
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Taoiseach Micheál Martin will not be heading to Washington for St Patrick's Day

Feb 12th 2021, 5:46 PM 111,057 Views 238 Comments

The Covid-19 pandemic has meant that this year’s meeting will not take place.

Biden raises concerns over Navalny and Russian 'aggression' in Ukraine in first phone call with Putin
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Biden raises concerns over Navalny and Russian 'aggression' in Ukraine in first phone call with Putin

Jan 26th 2021, 10:18 PM 18,416 Views 26 Comments

The G7 group of nations also hit out at Navalny’s “politically motivated” detention in a statement today.

The First Lady, the Second Gentleman and the other new White House faces to look out for
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The First Lady, the Second Gentleman and the other new White House faces to look out for

Jan 22nd 2021, 12:05 PM 31,606 Views 39 Comments

There are several ‘firsts’ among the new residents of the 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

Biden redecorates the Oval Office with a return of the blue rug and no sign of Winston Churchill
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Biden redecorates the Oval Office with a return of the blue rug and no sign of Winston Churchill

Updated Jan 21st 2021, 4:31 PM 115,250 Views 64 Comments

It includes busts of Martin Luther King, Jr., Robert Kennedy, Cesar Chavez, Rosa Parks and Eleanor Roosevelt.

When does it start? Is it on TV? Will there be music? Everything you need to know about the US inauguration
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When does it start? Is it on TV? Will there be music? Everything you need to know about the US inauguration

Jan 20th 2021, 12:05 AM 52,941 Views 18 Comments

Joe Biden will be officially sworn-in as the 46th president of the United States today.

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

Jan 17th 2021, 9:31 AM 44,273 Views 45 Comments

Inauguration day is on Wednesday.

Mike Pence rules out invoking 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office
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Mike Pence rules out invoking 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office

Jan 13th 2021, 6:46 AM 41,167 Views 44 Comments

The vice president said the mechanism should be reserved for cases of medical or mental incapacitation.

Poll: Should Mike Pence invoke the 25th Amendment, pushing Trump out of office?
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Poll: Should Mike Pence invoke the 25th Amendment, pushing Trump out of office?

Jan 12th 2021, 9:23 AM 67,729 Views 102 Comments

President-elect Joe Biden is set to be inaugurated on 20 January.

'I can't stay': US envoy to Northern Ireland resigns after pro-Trump rioters storm Capitol Hill
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'I can't stay': US envoy to Northern Ireland resigns after pro-Trump rioters storm Capitol Hill

Updated Jan 7th 2021, 1:12 PM 152,267 Views 64 Comments

The deputy national security adviser and the first lady’s chief of staff have also resigned.

Larry Donnelly: Let's face it, if it weren't for Covid-19, Trump would be planning his inauguration
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Larry Donnelly: Let's face it, if it weren't for Covid-19, Trump would be planning his inauguration

Dec 27th 2020, 10:00 AM 32,112 Views 79 Comments

Larry Donnelly looks back over the 2020 race for the White House and says the pandemic utterly changed the direction of the election.

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