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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 […]

‘We Cannot Whitewash Our Own Issues,’ Ambassador Says After Claiming White Supremacy Is Baked Into America’s Founding

Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, told CBS’ “Face the Nation” in a segment that aired April 18 that the United States must not “whitewash” its history of slavery if it hopes to speak authoritatively on human rights, while responding to criticism for earlier saying that the “original sin of slavery” weaved “white supremacy” into […]

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 […]

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 […]

Biden will not remove UN ambassador after white supremacy comments

WASHINGTON, DC – SEPTEMBER 18: Joe Biden looked on in the Oval Office of the White House September 18, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 7:23 AM PT – Saturday, April 17, 2021 Press Secretary Jen Psaki said Joe Biden has no plans to remove a United Nations ambassador after […]

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 to nominate Senate staffer White, former close aide Bianchi as deputy USTRs

FILE PHOTO: Katherine Tai, nominee for US Trade Representative speaks at the Senate Finance Committee hearing at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, U.S. February 25, 2021. Tasos Katopodis/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo April 16, 2021 By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden plans to nominate long-time Senate staffer Jayme White and former […]

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 […]