By Amanda Becker and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S.
By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S.
The White House reaffirms its support for the Lebanese Prime Minister Sa’ad Hariri, who surprisingly resigned last week. In a statement published on Saturday, Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the prime minister has been a trusted partner of the U.S. in fighting terrorism and protecting refugees.
DANANG, Vietnam (Reuters) – U.S.
The Secret Service arrested a man who allegedly threatened to kill ‘all white police’ officers at the White House. Michael Arega was taken into custody Monday after authorities received an alert to be on the lookout for the suspect. In a statement, authorities said Arega traveled from Texas in an attempt to carry out his plan.
By Amanda Becker WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S.
The senate majority leader claims congress will not need to pass a bill to protect special counsel Robert Mueller during his Russia investigation. During an interview Saturday, Mitch Mcconnell confirmed congress will not impact Mueller’s probe, and believes the White House just wants him to do his job.
The Department of Health and Human Services is stepping up efforts to reduce teen pregnancies through education and prevention programs. On Friday, the department announced its 10 million dollar research plan, to determine what programs work best while educating teens about sex.
There is breaking news out of the nation’s capital where the White House is on lockdown due to suspicious activity. The secret service reported this morning at about 9:30 a.m. local time that one person is in custody, and the north fence line as well as Lafayette Park remain closed.