Tag: The White House

Second UVI Student Participates in HBCU White House Press Briefing

WASHINGTON — For the second time this semester, a University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) communication student enjoyed the opportunity of a lifetime – the chance to participate in a White House press briefing.   Nadege Barber, sophomore, communication minor and president of the student group UVI Association of Black Journalists (UVIABJ), joined 18 student journalists from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in a virtual White House (WH) Press Briefing with Senior Advisor Cedric […]

Federal Watchdog Probing Trump Campaign’s Use of White House As ‘War Room’

WASHINGTON — The Office of Special Counsel has opened an investigation into allegations of whether the Trump campaign violated federal law by using the White House on Election Day as a command center, according to Reuters. The investigation is in response to a complaint filed by New Jersey Congressman Bill Pascrell on Election night. Trump […]

The President Versus Democracy

This is a dark and dangerous moment for American democracy. A sitting president has spent months telling lies about non-existent voter fraud. Now that his re-election bid is in deep trouble — but with the outcome still uncertain — he has unleashed a new torrent of falsehoods that the other side cheated. He has demanded […]

TRUMP AND FIRST LADY TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID-19: Stock Markets Worldwide Plummet Overnight

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump, who minimized the threat of the coronavirus pandemic for months, said that he and his wife Melania had tested positive for COVID-19 and were going into quarantine, upending the race for the White House. “We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!” the […]