US President Donald Trump is looking forward to hosting Prime Minister Narendra Modi later this year, told White House in a statement today over the indication of the continuing bonhomie between the two nations under the new administration despite the recent unease over visa curbs. With no specific date mentioned, a statement from the White House today said, "President Trump also said he looks forward to hosting Prime Minister Modi in Washington later this year."
PM Modi had two telephonic conversations with President Trump since his inauguration in January. The conversation took place on Monday when President Trump called the Prime Minister to congratulate him on his recent state election victories, expressing “support” for his economic reforms and “great respect” for Indians.
US President Donald Trump on Monday fired the acting attorney general, a holdover from the Obama administration, after she ordered Justice Department attorneys not to defend his controversial immigration orders.
In a sharply worded statement, the White House called Sally Yates "weak on borders and very weak on illegal immigration" and also criticized Democrats for not yet confirming the appointment of attorney general-designate Jeff Sessions.
WASHINGTON: Senior White House officials lined up Monday to condemn Donald Trump's proposal to ban Muslims from entering the United States, saying it was contrary to US values and interests.
Washington, Nov 27 : The White House was placed on lockdown on Thursday after a person jumped the fence, CNN reported, adding that the jumper was immediately caught.
Despite the quick capture, the presidential mansion was still on lockdown as the secret service conducted a security sweep of the area, The Guardian quoted media reports as saying.