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Georgia man arrested in FBI sting for allegedly plotting to attack White House with rocket

Federal agents posing as potential terrorists and munitions sellers arrested a Georgia man in a plot to attack the West Wing of the White House            [Author: USA TODAY]
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With cameras off, Trump meets with bipartisan House group, including Dean Phillips, to discuss shutdown

The Minnesota Democrat is part of a small bipartisan group of House members that met with President Trump today at the White House to talk about the shutdown.
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Officials: Georgia man wanted to attack the White House

Hasher Taheb, 21, of Cumming, Georgia, was arrested in connection with a plot to attack the White House and other federal buildings, US Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia BJay Pak said Wednesday.
Tags: News, White House, US, Georgia, Stories, Cumming Georgia, Hasher Taheb, Northern District of Georgia BJay Pak


Man charged in alleged plan to attack White House

A 21-year-old Georgia man is charged after federal investigators foiled a plan they say he had to attack the White House. (Jan 16)            [Author: AP]
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Clemson Tigers invited to enjoy fine dining in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — After dining on fast food during their visit to the White House, the Clemson Tigers have been invited to eat at some of Chicago’s most acclaimed restaurants. Nick Kokonas, the co-owner of the Alinea Group, invited the college football national champions “to experience what an actual celebration dinner should be.” The move […]
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Man in Georgia wanted to attack the White House, federal officials say

Hasher Taheb, 21, of Cumming, Georgia, was arrested in connection with a plot to attack the White House and other federal buildings, US Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia BJay Pak said Wednesday.
Tags: White House, US, Georgia, Cnn, Cumming Georgia, Hasher Taheb, Northern District of Georgia BJay Pak


FBI arrests Georgia man suspected of planning to bomb White House

Federal agents today arrested a man in Georgia who they say was planning an attack with weapons and explosives on the White House, the Washington Monument, and the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. The attack was to have taken place tomorrow, Thursday, January 17, and the man met with FBI agents yesterday and today before his arrest. Scott MacFarlane at NBC Washington reports that court documents say the suspect possessed a "hand-drawn diagram of ground floor of the West Wing." “The FBI und...
Tags: Security, Post, News, Nbc, Washington, White House, Georgia, US news, Fbi, Attack, Washington Dc, Lincoln Memorial, Scott, West Wing, Buford Georgia, Washington Monument


Pranksters defend spreading fake news of Trump's departure

Activists distributed fake editions of the Washington Post, dated 1 May 2019, around Washington DC on WednesdayFake editions of the Washington Post with a large headline announcing Donald Trump’s departure from the White House were passed around Washington DC early Wednesday morning by a group of activists.The paper, which was printed on a broadsheet eerily similar to the real Washington Post, was dated 1 May 2019 and included a series of anti-Trump and women empowerment stories. The stories and...
Tags: Media, Washington Post, White House, Newspapers & magazines, Newspapers, US news, Washington Dc, Donald Trump, Trump


Trump signs bill to ensure federal employees hit by shutdown get back pay – live

Legislation means federal employees will be paid eventually but have no means of covering bills in the meantimeSign up to the daily US morning briefing 9.45pm GMT Trump signed a bill today to guarantee pay for federal employees furloughed during the shutdown. The legislation means that they will paid eventually but have no means of covering bills in the meantime. It also doesn’t effect those on contracts with the government.The federal workers will be paid after the shutdown is over, but gov...
Tags: Republicans, White House, US, US news, Syria, Democrats, US politics, US Senate, Donald Trump, Trump, Joni Ernst, Trump Administration, US elections 2020, Rand Paul Marco Rubio


2 US Service Members, 2 US Civilians Killed In ISIS-Claimed Syria Explosion

BEIRUT (AP) — Two U.S. service members and two American civilians were among those killed in an explosion while conducting a patrol in Syria on Wednesday, the U.S. military said, an attack that came less than a month after U.S. President Donald Trump announced his intention to withdraw troops from the war-torn country. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the morning attack, which local groups said killed 16 people in the U.S.-patrolled town of Manbij. The claim calls into questi...
Tags: Isis, News, White House, Islamic State, Iraq, Defense, US, America, Turkey, Syria, Ap, Britain, Nato, State Department, Donald Trump, Beirut


READ: IG Says GSA Failed To Address Emoluments Issue In Trump Post Office Hotel Lease

The General Services Administration ignored “issues under the Constitution’s Emoluments Clauses” when it decided in March 2017 that President Trump’s Washington, D.C. hotel was in full compliance of its lease of Washington’s Old Post Office Building. The IG investigation focused on whether GSA management followed correct decision-making procedures in addressing whether Trump’s D.C. hotel — located in the Old Post Office Building down the street from the White House — violated the Constitution...
Tags: News, Washington, White House, General Services Administration, Trump, GSA, Eric Trump, OPO, Don Jr, Trump Org, Muckraker, Trump Swamp, Josh Kovensky, Trump Post Office Hotel Lease, Kris Durmer


Trump signs law ensuring shutdown pay for government workers

President Donald Trump signed a bill providing back pay to federal employees affected by the ongoing partial government shutdown, the White House announced Wednesday.
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Second Lady Karen Pence Faces Backlash for Teaching at Christian School That Bars LGBTQ Students and Staff

The school describes homosexuality and transgender identity as "moral misconduct"
Tags: News, Education, White House, Uncategorized, Christian school, Karen Pence, Onetime


The misery of shutdown America as record closure hits day 26

While US President Donald Trump cheerfully served up burgers at the White House, federal employees who earn as little as $A50,000 a year were visiting food banks as their bank accounts ran dry.The record-breaking government shutdown... [Author: [email protected]]
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Hours after U.S. troops killed in Syria, Pence says Islamic State defeated

Pence did not mention the attack in his address to 184 chiefs of U.S. diplomatic missions who gather annually in Washington from around the world to discuss foreign policy strategy. "The caliphate has crumbled and ISIS has been defeated," Pence told the U.S. ambassadors and other senior American diplomats, referring to Islamic State. In separate statements later, both the White House and Pence condemned the attack and expressed sympathy for the deaths of the U.S. personnel.
Tags: Isis, News, Washington, White House, Islamic State, Syria, Pence


Why President Trump is Quietly Caving on Parts of the Shutdown

When President Donald Trump signs a bill guaranteeing back pay for furloughed federal workers Wednesday afternoon, it will be a rare moment of bipartisan agreement during the ongoing partial government shutdown. It will also be the latest sign suggesting that Trump thinks he’s losing the fight. In recent days, the Trump Administration has taken several…
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What is the Green New Deal?

Recent protests by the Sunrise Movement have taken the Green New Deal from forgotten policy to trending hashtag.The Green New Deal aims to move the U.S. to 100% renewable energy within a decade.Proponents also hope to catalyze a top-down restructuring of the U.S. economy and advance social justice issues. None In October of last year, the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a special report, titled 'Global Warming of 1.5°C'. The report's authors believed that human...
Tags: Politics, Resources, Activism, Obama, Democracy, Government, Senate, White House, Politico, Environment, US, Economics, Sustainability, Policy, Harvard, Atlantic


Record Democratic field of White House contenders in 2020 signals an unpredictable race ahead

Thirty's a crowd: At stake in 2020's unpredictable race is not only the Democratic nominee but also the party's direction.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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From travel to IPOs, how shutdown is upsetting U.S. economy

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER WASHINGTON — Delta Air Lines can’t get eight new aircraft in the air. Roughly a million government employees and contractors aren’t being paid. Some Americans who are trying to start small businesses face delays in obtaining the required tax identification number from the IRS. As the partial government shutdown moves through its fourth week with no end in sight, the economic blow is being felt not only by federal workers but also by business people, households and traveler...
Tags: Lyft, Europe, New York, Washington, White House, Sport, Soccer, Commerce, Delta, Associated Press, North Carolina, Irs, Securities And Exchange Commission, Federal Aviation Administration, Delta Air Lines, Trump


Fake Editions of Washington Post Distributed in D.C.

The Washington Post was forced to issue a statement on Wednesday morning after commuters were handed fake print copies of the newspaper with a headline claiming President Donald Trump had fled the White House. “There are fake print editions of The Washington Post being distributed around downtown DC, and we are aware of a website […]
Tags: News, Washington Post, White House, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, Mike Pence, President Trump, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez


These 7 House Democrats met with Trump about the shutdown

A day after congressional Democrats declined to meet with President Donald Trump over ending the government shutdown, at least seven House Democrats attended a White House meeting Wednesday aimed at reopening the government that has been partially closed for more than three weeks.
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Shutdown Will Be Worse For Economy Than First Thought, White House Says

White House officials reportedly say that each week of the shutdown will subtract 0.1 percentage point from growth — double the administration's original estimate. (Image credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)
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WH Economist Admits Economic Strain After Saying Fed Workers ‘Better Off’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shutdown pressure on President Donald Trump mounted Wednesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on him to delay his State of the Union address and his own economists acknowledged the prolonged standoff was having a greater economic drag than previously thought. In a letter to Trump, Pelosi cited security concerns, noting that both the Secret Service and the Homeland Security Department are affected by the partial government shutdown, now it its fourth week. She added that ...
Tags: Travel, News, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, China, Ap, House, Secret Service, Capitol Hill, Associated Press, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Delaware, South Carolina


4 celebrities offering to treat Clemson to a real champions' dinner

A few people want to give the national champion Clemson Tigers a proper celebration dinner after the White House served them fast food.            [Author: For The Win]
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Little progress seen on shutdown as talks continue among bipartisan 'gang'

A bipartisan Senate "gang" entered Wednesday hoping to pull together a proposal that could garner the votes (and presidential support) to re-open the government, while the White House will take a second swing at convincing rank-and-file Democrats to peel away from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
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Washington Faux-st: Fake WaPo Paper Hails Trump’s Exit From Presidency

Fake print editions of the Washington Post are circulating in Washington, D.C., with the headline “UNPRESIDENTED” screaming across the page, surrounded by fake articles about President Donald Trump stepping down from the presidency. According to the Washington Post’s Twitter account, there is also a website mimicking the outlet’s. There are fake print editions of The Washington Post being distributed around downtown DC, and we are aware of a website attempting to mimic The Post’s. They are n...
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White House Calls King’s White Supremacist Comments ‘Abhorrent’

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders joined several key Republicans in calling out Rep. Steve King (R-IA) for his comments about white supremacy, according to The Hill and NBC. “Steve King’s comments were abhorrent,” she reportedly told the press outside the West Wing on Wednesday. “The Republican leadership, unlike Democrats, have actually taken action when their members have said outrageous and inappropriate things.” After King was quoted in The New York Times pondering why th...
Tags: News, White House, House, New York Times, Republican, King, Hill, West Wing, Steve King R IA, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Nicole Lafond, NBC Steve King


Guest blogger: Abraham Lincoln

Hello, this is Abraham Lincoln. Ken is letting me guest blog today. I asked if I could just lob in some random thoughts and he said sure. The difference between my White House and the current... [Author: Ken Levine]
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White House Says Rep. Steve King’s White Supremacy Remarks Were ‘Abhorrent’

When Trump was asked about the remarks on Monday, he said: 'I haven't been following it'
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Trump feels shutdown pressure from economists, Nancy Pelosi

By LISA MASCARO, CATHERINE LUCEY and JILL COLVIN WASHINGTON — Shutdown pressure on President Donald Trump mounted Wednesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on him to delay his State of the Union address and his own economists acknowledged the prolonged standoff was having a greater economic drag than previously thought. In a letter to Trump, Pelosi cited security concerns, noting that both Secret Service and the Department of Homeland Security are affected by the partial government shutdown...
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