The White House was evacuated Friday after a man jumped a fence and was able to enter the building before Secret Service agents could stop him. The suspect, 42-year-old Omar Gonzalez of Texas, scaled the fence and ran across the North Lawn before making his way to the North Portico doors. Show More Summary
By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A man jumped over the White House fence and ran for several seconds towards the executive mansion on Friday, sparking an evacuation within the complex shortly after President Barack Obama and his daughters departed for the weekend. Show More Summary
A portion of the White House's West Wing was evacuated Friday afternoon after an unidentified male jumped the fence of the executive mansion in Washington, D.C.
President Obama wasn’t present when part of the White House was evacuated after the Secret Service spotted an intruder running on the grounds. Obama had just left aboard the Marine One helicopter for Camp David, the presidential retreat in nearby Maryland, when armed, uniformed Secret Service personnel ordered the press corps and members of the [...]
The Hill’s Associate Editor, A.B. Stoddard, argued that recent reports of divisions between the White House and DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-FL) showed the “centralized” and “insular” nature of the Obama White House on Friday’s “Special Report” on the Fox News Channel. Show More Summary
Part of the White House has been evacuated after someone jumped the fence at the executive mansion. The incident occurred Friday evening shortly after President Barack Obama and his daughters left aboard a helicopter for the presidential retreat in Maryland, Camp David. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — Part of the White House has been evacuated after someone jumped the fence at the executive mansion.
By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House staff and reporters returned to the building after being briefly evacuated on Friday night because of an intruder on the grounds, a Reuters witness said. President Barack Obama had just...Show More Summary
The White House was partially evacuated and put on lockdown Friday after a person jumped the fence and made onto the compound, according to numerous White House reporters on social media.
By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House staff and reporters were evacuated on Friday night by the Secret Service because an intruder was spotted running on the grounds of the complex shortly after President Barack Obama had left the building, witnesses said. Show More Summary
Too many problems are getting in the way of Andrew Cuomo finishing his book as a prelude to a presidential run. Running a state gets in the way of writing a book. And Hillary Clinton gets in the way of any other Democrat who might want the job. The HarperCollins book’s original ghostwriter and editor [...]
Scientists agree. Businesses agree. Economists agree. Even the Pentagon agrees?climate change must be a national priority. In 2010, The National Security Strategy, a memo released by the White House, warned: "The danger from climate change is real, urgent, and severe. Show More Summary
The White House unveiled their new “It’s On Us” sexual assault prevention campaign today. We’ll have more coverage next week. Terrible Oklahoma state Rep says Muslims are a “cancer that must be cut out of the American society.” “We talk about a glass ceiling? These women don’t even have a secure floor.” – Hillary Clinton [...]
It's On Us is the White House's new "public awareness and action campaign designed to prevent sexual assault at colleges and universities," and it has some pretty big-name entertainment and gaming supporters behind it. Way to go, guys. We like you all a lot.
[Content Note: Rape culture.]Today, President Obama officially rolled out the "It's On Us" campaign, which is part of his administration's focus on preventing sexual assault on college campuses. The President gave an introductory address...Show More Summary
Shaun Donovan gave his first speech as White House budget director Friday, and he didn't even mention that Washington obsession of recent years, the $17.8 trillion national debt. No, in the run-up to next week's United Nations climate summit in New York, the Obama administration is focused like a laser on a different threat to […]
During testimony before the House Oversight Committee Thursday, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services administrator Marilyn Tavenner admitted that the White House's original number of eight million Obamacare enrollments was inflated. Show More Summary
National Security Advisor Susan Rice explained that the training process for Syrian rebels would take “many months” and that Americans should not expect “rapid or immediate fruit” from the program. Rice joined White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest at the White House Press Briefing to brief reporters on the president’s plans. Show More Summary
Friday during the White House press briefing, National Security Advisor Susan Rice abruptly left in the middle of a question after confusing reporters with her announcement President Barack Obama was going ahead with air strikes in Syria. Show More Summary
In addition to destroying ISIS, the White House is committed to a battle against campus sexual assault at home. "It's On Us," a newly unveiled awareness campaign, includes celebrity spokespeople alongside President Obama and Vice President Biden to say that stopping sexual assault depends on everyone, but mostly men.At least... More »