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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

14 hours ago 21,552 Views 96 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 20,768 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 15,675 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 42,031 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 43,364 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 26,691 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 14,033 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 12,702 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 25,546 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 40,183 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 42,407 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 9,999 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 21,757 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 8,156 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 34,695 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 110,937 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 18,403 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 31,588 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 115,010 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 52,917 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 44,268 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 41,149 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 67,683 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 152,159 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 31,904 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.

Trump's sudden demands and refusal to sign key bill could shut down the US government on Monday
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Trump's sudden demands and refusal to sign key bill could shut down the US government on Monday

Dec 25th 2020, 9:35 AM 140,502 Views 63 Comments

Washington is now hurtling toward a crisis with Covid aid about to collapse, as the president is at his Mar-a-Lago club for Christmas.

Trump says he will reverse plan for early vaccine at White House
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Trump says he will reverse plan for early vaccine at White House

Dec 14th 2020, 7:59 AM 91,210 Views 30 Comments

Administration officials were listed to receive their jabs early in the vaccination programme.

Trump's controversial coronavirus adviser to leave the White House
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Trump's controversial coronavirus adviser to leave the White House

Dec 1st 2020, 7:14 AM 34,674 Views 34 Comments

Dr Scott Atlas clashed with top government scientists as he resisted stronger efforts to contain the Covid-19 pandemic

Joe Biden suffers hairline fractures in foot while playing with dog
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Joe Biden suffers hairline fractures in foot while playing with dog

Nov 30th 2020, 7:03 AM 29,586 Views 45 Comments

“It is anticipated that he will likely require a walking boot for several weeks,” his doctor said.

Trump accepts Biden transition must begin - but insists he's still not conceding 'rigged' election
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Trump accepts Biden transition must begin - but insists he's still not conceding 'rigged' election

Updated Nov 24th 2020, 3:53 PM 48,931 Views 54 Comments

Donald Trump has acknowledged it is time for the General Services Administration to “do what needs to be done”.

White House presses on with Christmas tree ceremony despite coronavirus warnings
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White House presses on with Christmas tree ceremony despite coronavirus warnings

Nov 23rd 2020, 10:00 PM 36,695 Views 22 Comments

Public health officials have pleaded with Americans not to travel for Thanksgiving or spend the holiday with people from outside their household.

Trump makes first public comments in over a week... but doesn't mention the election
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Trump makes first public comments in over a week... but doesn't mention the election

Nov 13th 2020, 9:53 PM 68,151 Views 84 Comments

This was Trump’s first public remarks since 5 November, when he falsely claimed to have won the election.

Three Trump loyalists appointed to top Pentagon jobs as Defence Secretary fired
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Three Trump loyalists appointed to top Pentagon jobs as Defence Secretary fired

Nov 11th 2020, 7:26 AM 45,516 Views 57 Comments

Military personnel changes have fuelled concerns of a push against figures seen as not loyal enough to Trump.

Trump throws transition into turmoil while refusing to concede
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Trump throws transition into turmoil while refusing to concede

Nov 10th 2020, 6:53 AM 54,300 Views 105 Comments

The defeated president has blocked co-operation with Joe Biden’s team, while electoral investigations have been authorised.

Joe Biden wins election to become 46th President of United States
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Joe Biden wins election to become 46th President of United States

Nov 7th 2020, 5:15 PM 106,702 Views 255 Comments

Kamala Harris is set to be vice president.

As it happened on Saturday morning: Biden says 'clear majority of nation' behind him as tense wait for final result continues From TheJournal.ie
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As it happened on Saturday morning: Biden says 'clear majority of nation' behind him as tense wait for final result continues

Trump says without evidence that election is 'a fraud' and threatens to go to Supreme Court
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Trump says without evidence that election is 'a fraud' and threatens to go to Supreme Court

Nov 4th 2020, 8:36 AM 48,529 Views 35 Comments

Trump told supporters gathered at the White House this morning that “this is a fraud on the American people”.

President Trump’s son Barron tested positive for Covid-19
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President Trump’s son Barron tested positive for Covid-19

Oct 15th 2020, 6:47 AM 49,626 Views 54 Comments

The White House initially said he had tested negative.

'I'm immune': Donald Trump prepares to return to the campaign trail
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'I'm immune': Donald Trump prepares to return to the campaign trail

Oct 11th 2020, 7:39 PM 52,811 Views 97 Comments

Yesterday, Trump made his first public appearance since returning to the White House.

Trump's doctor says he is no longer 'a transmission risk' as he delivers first public speech since diagnosis
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Trump's doctor says he is no longer 'a transmission risk' as he delivers first public speech since diagnosis

Oct 11th 2020, 8:08 AM 38,263 Views 90 Comments

The US President told the crowd outside the White House that he was “feeling great”.

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