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White House staffer describes 'a complete lack of empathy' during Trump administration for keeping residence workers safe from COVID-19

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement While former President Donald Trump and many of his aides were battling their own bouts with COVID-19 last year, the White House residence staff never stopped toiling in the background, according to The New Yorker .
For years, residence staff lamented the infrequency of events held at the White House under Trump, which included only two state dinners, compared to the six that were hosted by former President Barack Obama in his first term.
Among "lifers," the staff members who have served multiple US Presidents, a sense of "malaise" had spread throughout the White...
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The Bidens, in a rare gesture, immediately greeted the White House residence staff upon entering the building on Inauguration Day, staffer says

The Bidens, in a rare gesture, immediately greeted the White House residence staff upon entering the building on Inauguration Day, staffer says

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Whenever the presidency changes hands, the White House residence staff undertakes a herculean task on Inauguration Day - transforming the private quarters of the historic building for its newest occupants within the span of a few hours.
For "lifers," the staff members who have served multiple US Presidents, the traditions and protocols inside the White House have been an enduring facet of their lives for decades.
However, President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden upended a traditional interaction with the residence staff on their first day in the White House...
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U.S., China agree to cooperate on climate crisis with urgency

U.S., China agree to cooperate on climate crisis with urgency

SEOUL, South Korea - The United States and China, the world's two biggest carbon polluters, agreed to cooperate to curb climate change with urgency, just days before President... Read more ...

Marjorie Taylor Greene said she is not launching 'America First' caucus and...

Marjorie Taylor Greene said she is not launching 'America First' caucus and that she had not read the proposal, following backlash from GOP

Summary List Placement Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is not launching an "America First" caucus and said she had not read the document shared by Punchbowl News on Friday that... Read more ...

Marjorie Taylor Greene Backs Off Extremist America First Caucus After Backlash

Marjorie Taylor Greene Backs Off Extremist America First Caucus After Backlash

But the conservative Republican member of Congress still vows to push Donald Trump's "America First agenda with my congressional colleagues." Read more ...

Greene Plans Caucus Built on 'Anglo-Saxon Traditions'

Greene Plans Caucus Built on 'Anglo-Saxon Traditions'

Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia, who is not on any congressional committees , is forming her own "America First" caucus based on "Anglo-Saxon political... Read more ...

Biden plays first round of golf as president

Biden plays first round of golf as president

Joe Biden is playing his first round of golf as president Saturday at Wilmington Country Club in Delaware. Biden is golfing with Ron Olivere, the father-in-law of Biden's late... Read more ...

Queen sits alone at funeral for Prince Philip to set example

Queen sits alone at funeral for Prince Philip to set example

WINDSOR, England - Queen Elizabeth II is sitting alone in the quire of St. George's Chapel during the funeral of Prince Philip, the man who had been by her side for 73... Read more ...

April Snow Day

April Snow Day

BOSTON, MA. APRIL 16, 2021: A mid-April snow blankets the Public Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff photo by Nicolaus Czarnecki/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald) BOSTON, MA... Read more ...

The 10 GOP lawmakers who voted to impeach Trump have already received $6.4...

The 10 GOP lawmakers who voted to impeach Trump have already received $6.4 million in donations this year - far more than their 2022 midterm opponents

Summary List Placement Republican lawmakers who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump have received more than $6 million in political donations between them since... Read more ...

Justice Department Sues Trump Crony Roger Stone For Alleged $2 Million In...

Justice Department Sues Trump Crony Roger Stone For Alleged $2 Million In Unpaid Taxes

Prosecutors say Stone and his wife shielded their income in a commercial entity and used funds they owed the IRS on a "lavish lifestyle" instead. Read more ...

Roger Stone sued by federal government for nearly $2 million in unpaid taxes...

Roger Stone sued by federal government for nearly $2 million in unpaid taxes and interest

Summary List Placement Former GOP strategist Roger Stone was sued Friday by the federal government for nearly $2 million in unpaid taxes, interest, and penalties. The complaint... Read more ...