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Number of Children Arriving at Border Higher Than Expected: White House

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Monday that the number of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border was higher than the Biden administration had anticipated. Psaki made the remarks at a briefing at which she was asked to clarify the administration’s position on maintaining a Trump-era refugee cap of 15,000 admissions until May […]

House Passes Resolution Condemning Beijing’s Ongoing Supression in Hong Kong

The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a resolution on April 19 condemning the communist Chinese regime’s continued trampling of freedoms in Hong Kong. The resolution, passed by a vote of 418-1, was intended to “send a strong bipartisan message demanding that the Chinese and Hong Kong governments respect the will of the Hong Kong people,” […]

Top House GOP request meeting with Kamala Harris over border ‘catastrophe’

DETROIT, MI – OCTOBER 25: Kamala Harris spoke at the IBEW Local Union 58 on October 25, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Nic Antaya/Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED  1:35 PM PT – Monday, April 19, 2021 A group of House Republicans are demanding a meeting with Kamala Harris to discuss the border crisis. Rep. Jim […]

White House defends Biden decision to raise refugee cap

Joe Biden. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 7:30 PM PT – Sunday, April 18, 2021 U.S. officials said Joe Biden is committed to raising the cap of refugee admissions this year, just days after announcing he would stick with the cap set by President Trump. First, Biden signed orders limiting refugee admissions to […]

House GOP Leader Says He Will ‘Bring Action’ Against Maxine Waters for ‘Inciting Violence’ if Pelosi Refuses

The House GOP leader on Sunday urged House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to take action against Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) this week for “inciting violence” in Brooklyn Center, Minneapolis, over the weekend. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said that if the House speaker doesn’t “act against this dangerous rhetoric,” he will take action against […]

White House alleges consequences for harm to Navalny

FILE – In this Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021 file photo, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny stood in a cage in the Babuskinsky District Court in Moscow, Russia. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 10:20 AM PT – Sunday, April 18, 2021 National security adviser Jake Sullivan attempted to claim the Biden administration is taking a […]

White House Walks Back Statement on Agreements With Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras

President Joe Biden’s administration on Friday shifted its portrayal of ongoing discussions with Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras, acknowledging no formal agreements were reached on those countries building up their forces at their respective borders. There was no “formal agreement,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters in Washington. “We never described it as a […]

White House: Congress Should End Immunity for Gun Manufacturers

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said Friday that Congress needs to act to end immunity to gun manufacturers and restrict so-called “assault weapons,” coming after a shooting in Indianapolis on Thursday. “Like all of you, we’re horrified by the shooting,” Psaki told a White House briefing. “We can’t afford to wait as innocent lives are […]

White House Says Biden Will Increase Refugee Cap After Left-Wing Backlash

President Joe Biden’s administration on Friday issued a directive to keep the Trump administration’s cap on refugee limits, but hours later White House press secretary Jen Psaki issued a statement saying Biden would “set a final, increased refugee cap for the remainder of this fiscal year by May 15.” Psaki made the statement after several left-wing lawmakers […]

Biden Seeks Unity With Japan’s Suga Against China at First White House Summit

WASHINGTON—President Joe Biden on Friday sought to present a united front with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to counter an increasingly threatening China as the U.S. leader held his first face-to-face White House summit since taking office. China topped the agenda, underscoring Japan’s central role in U.S. efforts to face down Beijing. The two leaders […]