Three members of the White House coronavirus task force, including Dr. Anthony Fauci, placed themselves in quarantine after contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19, another stark reminder that not even one of the nation’s most secure buildings is immune from the virus.
“People working in the White House should receive the vaccine somewhat later in the program, unless specifically necessary,” Trump wrote, adding: “I am not scheduled to take the vaccine, but look forward to doing so at the appropriate time.”
The video of him reacting to lightning garnered thousands of likes and retweets, and therefore went viral.
National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan is meeting with his Russian counterpart in Geneva, the proposed host city, this week to finalize details, according to one official familiar with the preliminary planning but not authorised to discuss the deliberations publicly.
Onlookers, including some members of the official delegation on stage, watched in concern before Biden, who at age 80 is the oldest president in US history, returned to his seat to view the end of the ceremony.
Trump's plea, entered before US Magistrate Judge Jonathan Goodman in a federal court in Miami, sets up a legal battle likely to play out over coming months as he campaigns to win back the presidency in a November 2024 election. Experts say it could be a year or more before a trial takes place.
English broadcaster, journalist and television personality Piers Morgan wrote on Twitter, “Joe Biden, who fell over again last week, called Prime Minister Rishi Sunak ‘Mr President’ today — having previously called him ‘Rashid Sanook’ — and then forgot Winston Churchill’s name altogether in a rambling anecdote. His physical & cognitive issues appear to be worsening.”
The guidance doesn't necessarily apply to government agencies, but according to the report, citing a source familiar with White House plans, it may send guidance to some agencies and departments in the future.
"The White House security systems instantly triggered Secret Service officers and the toddler and parents were quickly reunited,” Secret Service spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said in a statement.