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White House Considering App For Gun Background Checks

(CNN) - Could an app reduce gun violence? In the wake of multiple mass shootings this summer, politicians have been trying to figure out what it's going to take to prevent those kinds of tragedies, and they're expected to…

White House Allocating Nearly $2 Billion To Fight Opioid Crisis

(CNN) - The White House is allocating nearly $2 billion to fight the opioid crisis. On Wednesday, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced that $932 million will go to state and local governments to provide treatment, recovery,…

Trump Admin Wants Longer Detention Of Migrant Families

(CNN) - The White House will push for longer detentions of migrant children arrested on the border. Wednesday the Trump administration announced plans to hold undocumented families detained together indefinitely. It would replace the so-called Flores settlement agreement, which…

Trump Taps Sean Spicer To Naval Academy Board

(CNN) - President Donald Trump says he plans to appoint former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer to serve as a member of the board of visitors for the U.S. Naval academy. Spicer, who serves as a commander in…

White House Prioritizes Opioid Abuse in National Drug Strategy

(CNN) - The White House office of National Drug Control Policy highlighted how it plans to fight opioid addiction Friday. The agency issued its newest national drug control strategy, the same day its first permanent director since the Obama…

Report: White House Sought Options To Strike Iran

(CNN) - A new report from the Wall Street Journal says that last year, the Pentagon was asked to work on plans for a military strike on Iran. According to the Journal, the White House's National Security Council made…

White House Backs Off Privatizing Postal Service

Lincoln, NE (KHAS) - The Treasury Department released a proposal for overhauling the U.S.Postal Service on Tuesday. It stopped short of full privatization of the service, an idea the White House floated over the summer. President Trump ordered the…

Trump Agrees To Temporary Tariff Truce W/China

(CNN) - It's a truce... For now. President Donald Trump and Xi Jinping have reached a tentative agreement. This according to a statement from White House press secretary Sarah Sanders. Meeting in Argentina on Saturday, Trump agreed to maintain…

White House Restores Acosta's Press Pass

(CNN) - CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta's press pass is no longer in jeopardy. Monday the White House announced it will not try to have the pass revoked at the expiration of the 14 day temporary restraining order.…

Kanye West To Visit White House

Kanye West is headed to the White House. According to the New York Times, the rapper will meet with President Trump and his son-in-law Jared Kushner Thursday. According to The Times, West wants to talk with the President about…