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  1. afghanistan
    One Dead After Firefight Breaks Out at Kabul AirportMeanwhile, the U.S. military evacuated 10,400 people over a 24-hour period, a new high for the effort.
  2. politics
    President Biden’s Weirdest White House Habits“Executive time” and the Diet Coke button are gone, but Biden is keeping the White House weird with his secret Peloton, Gatorades, and missing cat.
  3. covid-19
    U.S. Falls Short of Biden’s July 4 Vaccination GoalThe White House tried to put a positive spin on the figures but admitted it will take a “few extra weeks” to fully vaccinate 70 percent of adults.
  4. celebrations
    What Biden Has Planned for His July 4 ‘Independence’ From COVID PartyThe U.S. probably won’t hit Biden’s goal to vaccinate 70 percent of adults by July 4, but that won’t keep him from throwing a party on the South Lawn.
  5. d.c.
    The GOP Has Discovered Joe Biden’s Political SuperpowerThere’s a reason he isn’t showing up much in Republican talking points.
  6. covid
    CDC Says Fully Vaccinated People Basically Don’t Need to Wear MasksThe agency finally updates guidance, with a few caveats, after ample evidence that vaccines are effective against transmission of the coronavirus.
  7. political animals
    How the White House Polices Language in WashingtonIncluding the president’s.
  8. politics
    Biden Aims to Beef Up IRS to Help Fund Families PlanThe White House is pushing for a big expansion in IRS enforcement, which it says could bring in $700 billion in revenue over the next ten years.
  9. the national interest
    Joe Biden’s First 100 Days Reshaped AmericaLearning from his quiet, seismic young presidency.
  10. white house
    Major Biden Being Sent Away for ‘Off-Site Private Training’The extra professional help, which follows a pair of biting incidents at the White House, will apparently last a few weeks.
  11. white house
    Biden Dog Bites AgainLess than a week after returning to the White House after biting a Secret Service member, Major bit someone on the White House South Lawn.
  12. immigration
    Biden Puts Harris in Charge of Diplomatic Effort to Curtail MigrationThe vice-president will be in contact with leaders in Central America to address the “root causes” of migration to the U.S.
  13. white house
    The Boys Are Back in TownBiden’s dogs, Champ and Major, have returned to the White House two weeks after Major had a “biting incident” involving a Secret Service member.
  14. politics
    Stimulus Checks Could Arrive This Weekend: White HouseMinutes after Biden signed the stimulus package, press secretary Jen Psaki said Americans could see the third check in their bank account within days.
  15. white house
    Biden’s Dog Bites ManThe president’s German shepherds were exiled to Delaware after one of them had a reported “biting incident” with White House security.
  16. encounter
    4 Minutes With Jill BidenGrieving with the First Family.
  17. the end stage
    Trump Plans to Issue at Least 100 Pardons and Commutations on TuesdayHe is also reportedly still considering whether or not to try to preemptively pardon himself and his family members and aides.
  18. georgia
    White House Forced Out U.S. Attorney Amid Effort to Overturn Election in GeorgiaThe top federal prosecutor in Atlanta, Byung Pak, was reportedly told to resign because Trump was upset he didn’t help find voter fraud in Georgia.
  19. the group portrait
    The Beleaguered Chroniclers of the Trump White HouseFour years of history, day after day after day.
  20. covid-19
    Trump Holiday Parties Celebrate Season by Denying RealitySpreading Christmas cheer, election denialism, and potentially the coronavirus.
  21. huh
    Melania’s White House Memoir May Be a Coffee-Table BookWhich admittedly feels more aligned with her brand than an intimate autobiography would.
  22. department of justice
    DOJ Bans Trump Aide Seeking ‘Insider Information’ on Voter Fraud: ReportHis liaison at Justice was booted from the building for pressuring officials to give up details about investigations into purported election fraud.
  23. white house
    Trump’s Crank COVID Adviser Scott Atlas ResignsHe said that masks don’t work and that lockdowns caused the latest surge.
  24. white house outbreak
    As Trump Downplays Pandemic’s Third Wave, New COVID-19 Outbreak Hits White HouseAt least five of the vice president’s aides have tested positive, sparking another pandemic-related political disaster for President Trump.
  25. coronavirus
    Twitter Removes Trump Adviser’s Tweet Claiming Masks Don’t WorkThe platform nixed radiologist Scott Atlas’s tweet for breaking its policy on distributing misleading info that could encourage the spread of COVID.
  26. the national interest
    Trump’s Genetic Delusions Are Being Put to the TestThe president’s obsession with DNA is not only an expression of racism, but also an explanation for the bizarre passivity of his pandemic response.
  27. coronavirus
    Trump Aide Hope Hicks Tests Positive for COVID-19The trusted presidential adviser has been in alarmingly close contact with Trump and other White House and campaign staffers in recent days.
  28. white house
    Leaked Recording of Melania Trump: ‘Who Gives a F**k About Christmas Stuff?’In a leaked tape, the First Lady also shares her frustration with critics who wanted her to stop migrant-family separation: “Give me a f***ing break.”
  29. 2020 census
    Leaked Census Document Warns of ‘Serious Errors’ Due to Shortened TimelineThe Trump administration’s most effective attempt to undermine the census is also its simplest.
  30. white house
    Trump Announces Federal Investigation of ‘Left-Wing Civil Unrest’Trump continued to make false comparisons between far-left and far-right agitators and defended his supporters who shot demonstrators with paintballs.
  31. white house
    Trump Reportedly Offered John Kelly FBI Director Job If He Pledged LoyaltyA new book details how Trump tried to get John Kelly to swear personal allegiance to him, and how the DOJ limited the scope of the Mueller inquiry.
  32. trump administration
    Kellyanne Conway Announces White House Departure at the End of AugustThe embattled counselor and her husband, Lincoln Project co-founder George Conway, both said they were stepping back to focus on their family.
  33. vision 2020
    Most Republican Convention Speeches Will Be Delivered From D.C.Trump will likely speak from the White House, with others stationed at a federally owned hall near his hotel. They’ve come a long way from Charlotte.
  34. white house
    Trump Says a Person Was Shot by the Secret Service Outside White House GroundsA COVID-19 briefing was delayed when Trump was escorted from the room and informed that Secret Service shot a person outside the White House fencing.
  35. coronavirus
    National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien Tests Positive for CoronavirusHe’s the highest-ranking White House official to test positive, but he’s not the first.
  36. coronavirus
    A Questionable Day for White House SanitationOn Wednesday, a cafeteria on the White House grounds closed after a COVID-19 infection, while Trump spoke about handwashing in a bizarre manner.
  37. coronavirus
    Trump, Citing TV Ratings, Says Daily Coronavirus Briefings Will ResumeA lot has changed since the briefings wound down in late April, including 90,000 more coronavirus deaths in the U.S.
  38. president trump
    Everything We Learned From Mary Trump’s BookIn Too Much and Never Enough, Trump’s niece claims he allegedly cheated on the SATs. In an interview, she alleged she heard him use racial slurs.
  39. coronavirus
    The White House Is Still Blocking the Public From COVID-19 Hospitalization DataThe Trump administration said it would repost COVID-19 hospitalization data after a CDC site went dark, but wouldn’t provide new info moving forward.
  40. white house
    Ivanka Trump Promotes Can of Goya Beans, Violates Ethics StandardsBoth Ivanka and President Trump posted pictures of themselves with Goya products, which goes against federal rules for executive-branch officials.
  41. white house
    Former Melania Confidant Pens Latest Trump Tell-All BookStephanie Winston Wolkoff, a former adviser to Melania Trump, is set to release a book on her friendship with the first lady on September 1.
  42. celebrations
    What We Know About Trump’s Second Annual July 4th CelebrationAfter a fireworks show above Mount Rushmore, Trump will head back to D.C. for more fireworks and flyovers.
  43. coronavirus
    The White House Is Rolling Back Its Coronavirus Safety ProtocolsMandatory temperature checks will no longer be conducted on all visitors, and last week, mask wearing became voluntary.
  44. white house
    What We Know About John Bolton’s Tell-all BookBolton writes that Trump was obsessed with giving Kim Jong-Un an autographed CD of “Rocket Man” and pressured China to interfere in the 2020 election.
  45. white house
    All the Absurd Details About Trump’s Church Photo OpIvanka reportedly hatched the idea, Bill Barr ordered the clearing of the park, and no one thought about what Trump would do in front of the church.
  46. politics
    Trump Denounced for Using the Bible As a PropThe violent clearing of peaceful protesters so Trump could awkwardly pose with the Bible is drawing condemnation from religious and political leaders.
  47. protests
    At the White House, the Lights Were OffEven as there was chaos right outside the gates — and in cities across the nation.
  48. coronavirus testing
    Coronavirus Test Used in White House May Have Faulty Rate As High As 48 PercentAn NYU study showed, before peer review, that the Abbott ID NOW test used in the White House may have a false-negative rate of 33 to 48 percent.
  49. coronavirus
    White House Coronavirus Outbreak Undercuts Trump’s Safe Reopening MessageTrump claimed he had “met the moment” for safe testing levels for a reopening, as the White House issued new restrictions to dampen its own outbreak.
  50. coronavirus
    Everything We Know About the White House Coronavirus OutbreakTwo staffers have tested positive, and several officials are under self-quarantine, now that the virus has arrived at the White House.
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