White House Press: News

09 Dec 2022

White House

India won't be an ally, but another great power: US

According to a top White House official on Friday (Thursday local time), India will not be the United States' (US) ally, but another great power.

31 Jul 2022

White House

Biden tests positive for COVID-19; rare case of 'rebound positivity'

US President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 again on Saturday morning after a series of negative test results throughout the week.

06 May 2022

White House

US: Karine Jean-Pierre named first 'Black' White House press secretary

In a historic moment on Thursday, Karine Jean-Pierre became the first Black woman and openly LGBTQ+ person to be appointed as the Press Secretary of the White House.

08 Jul 2020

Donald Trump

Trump is a bully, narcissist, alleges niece in explosive book

United States President Donald Trump is a child stuck in an adult's body and is a narcissist shaped by his "bullying father," his niece Mary Trump claimed in a tell-all explosive book.

11 Feb 2020

Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump to visit India on February 24-25

United States President Donald Trump is scheduled for a 2-day visit to India from February 24-25, the White House announced on Tuesday.

23 Mar 2019

Donald Trump

Mueller concludes Russia probe, submits report to US Attorney General

Special counsel Robert Mueller has submitted the much-awaited probe report to US Attorney General William Barr on alleged collusion between Russia and US President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, ending an investigation that has cast a shadow over the Trump presidency for nearly two years.

16 Feb 2019

White House

Support India's right to defense: US tells Doval after Pulwama

John Bolton, the National Security Adviser of US, called his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval on Friday to inform his country supports India's right to defend itself, in wake of Pulwama terror attack.

15 Feb 2019

Donald Trump

Trump to sign funding deal; will declare national emergency anyway

On Thursday, the White House, in a press conference, announced that US President Donald Trump would sign a government funding bill to avert another government shutdown.

15 Dec 2018

Donald Trump

Trump names Mick Mulvaney as interim Chief of Staff

US President Donald Trump has named his budget director Mick Mulvaney as interim White House Chief of Staff, putting a halt to a chaotic search to who will take over one of the most important positions in the federal government.

08 Nov 2018

Donald Trump

Post tiff with Trump, press credentials of CNN reporter suspended

In an unprecedented move, the White House has suspended the press credentials of a CNN journalist terming his behavior as "disgusting and outrageous", hours after he engaged in a heated argument with President Donald Trump in a press-meet.

30 Oct 2018


Trump won't attend India's 70th Republic Day parade. Here's why

US President Donald Trump will be unable to participate as Chief Guest of India's Republic Day 2019 celebrations due to scheduling constraints, White House confirmed.

20 Oct 2018

Saudi Arabia

White House 'saddened' to hear Saudi journalist Khashoggi's death

The White House said today that it was "saddened" to hear the confirmation of Saudi Arabia's dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death, but made no mention of action against the major US ally.

03 Oct 2018

Donald Trump

NYT accuses Donald Trump of engaging in suspect tax schemes

The New York Times has alleged that US President Donald Trump was engaged in suspect tax schemes as he reaped riches from his father Fred Trump, a real-estate developer.

16 Aug 2018

White House

Trump quashes security clearance of former CIA chief John Brennan

US President Donald Trump has revoked the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan, accusing him of "lying" and blaming his "erratic conduct and behavior".

07 Aug 2018

White House

Anita Kumar, first Indian-American elected to board of WH-Correspondents' Association

Anita Kumar has become the first Indian-American to be elected to the board of the White House Correspondents' Association (WHCA), more than a century-old apex body of journalists covering the US President.

03 Jul 2018

Donald Trump

US: Trump interviews Indian-American Amul Thapar for SC judge nominee

US President Donald Trump has interviewed prominent Indian-American judge Amul Thapar and three other legal luminaries shortlisted by him as the potential nominees to replace the Supreme Court Justice, Anthony Kennedy.

12 Jun 2018

Donald Trump

Trump's top economic adviser Larry Kudlow suffers 'very-mild' heart attack

Larry Kudlow, top economic adviser to US President Donald Trump, today suffered a "very mild" heart attack and has been admitted to a military hospital in Washington, United States.

05 Jun 2018

North Korea

Trump-Kim Singapore Summit to begin at 9am on June 12

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders today announced that US President Donald Trump would meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at 9 am Singapore time on June 12 (at 9 pm on June 11, East Coast time) for the first meeting.

23 May 2018

North Korea

Summit with North-Korea's Kim may not happen next month: Trump

US President Donald Trump said there's a "very substantial chance" that his planned summit with North Korea's Kim Jong-un may not happen next month and speculated Chinese President Xi Jinping may be behind Pyongyang's new hard line.

15 May 2018

Donald Trump

Trump defends his decision to help Chinese telecom giant ZTE

US President Donald Trump today defended his decision to offer an olive branch to Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE.

14 May 2018

Donald Trump

Paris attack: Trump seeks changes to thought process on terror

US President Donald Trump today said countries must "open their eyes" and change their "thought process" on how to tackle terrorism, following the latest attack linked to the Islamic State in France.

08 May 2018

Trump Administration

Trade talks: Top Chinese officials visiting US next week

Top Chinese officials, including China's top economic adviser, the Vice-Premier Liu He, will be visiting the US next week for talks with the Trump Administration's economic team, the White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said.

08 May 2018

Donald Trump

Trump congratulates Vladimir Putin on inauguration of his fourth term

US President Donald Trump has congratulated his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on being sworn in for a fourth term, saying he looks forward to a time when the two nations can have a good relationship.

27 Apr 2018

Donald Trump

US hopes inter-Korean talks would achieve progress towards peace, prosperity

The White House today voiced hope that the historic summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will achieve progress towards a future of peace and prosperity for the Peninsula.

24 Apr 2018

Donald Trump

Pompeo gets key Congressional panel's nod for Secretary of State

President Donald Trump's nominee for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday narrowly won a key Congressional panel nod after a leading Republican senator supported him at the last minute, paving the way for the CIA Director to become America's top diplomat.

27 Mar 2018

White House

Trump administration orders expulsion of 60 Russian intelligence officials

The Trump administration on Monday expelled 60 Russian diplomats, describing them as "intelligence officers" and also ordered the closure of Russian consulate in Seattle over the use of nerve-agent allegedly by Moscow against a former Russian spy in the UK.

15 Mar 2018

Donald Trump

TV pundit Larry Kudlow named Trump's new Economic Advisor

The White House said on Thursday said that Larry Kudlow, a conservative media analyst, has accepted the position as the new chief economic advisor to President Donald Trump.

10 Mar 2018

South Korea

Trump calls Xi Jinping to brief him on North Korea-developments

US President Donald Trump has spoken with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping and briefed him on developments in ties with North Korea, the White House said.

20 Feb 2018

Donald Trump

Is President Trump shifting gun control stance after Florida shooting?

Amid student-led protests demanding gun control reforms after the killing of 17 people in last week's mass shooting at a Florida high school, US President Donald Trump hinted at a change in stance on gun restrictions.

01 Dec 2017


Raj Shah becomes first Indian-American to "gaggle" with press

Raj Shah, the White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary, became the first Indian-American to "gaggle" with reporters aboard Air Force One.

14 Sep 2017

White House

US stops sale of American chip manufacturer to China-backed group

The US has stopped the sale of an American company to a Chinese-backed firm citing security concerns.

24 Jul 2017

Donald Trump

New US communications chief Athony Scaramucci deletes old "anti-Trump" tweets

Few days after US President Donald Trump appointed financier Anthony Scaramucci as communications chief, he deleted past tweets expressing opinions contrary to the government.

22 Jul 2017

Donald Trump

Sean Spicer ends tumultuous tenure as White House press secretary

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has resigned reportedly in opposition to President Donald Trump's decision to appoint combative Wall Street financier Anthony Scaramucci as new communications director.

03 Apr 2017

Donald Trump

Haley's statement contradicts Trump's stance on Russia

Nikki Haley, the US' ambassador to the UN, said Russia was "certainly involved" in last year's presidential elections.

02 Apr 2017

Jared Kushner

White House financial disclosures: Ivanka, Kushner still benefit from business

The White House recently started to release the financial disclosure forms of 180 top officials including President Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner.

24 Jan 2017

Donald Trump

We'll fight the media to curb Trump attacks: White House

Speaking on the subject of the media claiming that Trump's inauguration crowd was low, the White House lashed back by vowing to fight the news media "tooth and nail" over such unfair attacks on the President.