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Aaron Gilchrist

Aaron Gilchrist is a White House correspondent for NBC News.

Aaron Gilchrist is a White House correspondent for NBC News.

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6d ago

Biden delivers Morehouse commencement speech as some on campus express pro-Palestinian messages

President Joe Biden delivered the Morehouse College commencement address at Morehouse College Sunday, his most direct engagement with college students since the start of the Israel-Hamas war and a key opportunity for him to engage with a group of voters that data suggests is softening on him: young, Black men.
12d ago

White House sends official to Morehouse to address concerns ahead of Biden's speech

A senior White House official met with a small group of Morehouse College students and faculty at Morehouse College, amid some objections on campus to having President Joe Biden deliver the commencement address there this weekend, according to a White House official and a Morehouse administration official.

Could Donald Trump really go to jail for gag order violations?

If Donald Trump keeps trying the patience of the judge presiding over his hush money trial, the former president could wind up back in his home New York City borough of Queens — specifically the prison on Rikers Island, experts said Monday.
33d ago

Papua New Guinea leader defends nation after Biden's 'cannibals' comment

Papua New Guinea’s leader defended the nation after President Joe Biden appeared to imply his uncle’s body was eaten by “cannibals” there during World War II.
33d ago

Biden to speak at Morehouse College commencement, sparking faculty concerns

Morehouse College is set to announce that President Joe Biden will deliver its commencement address on May 19, but some faculty members have raised concerns about the decision.

Columbia to hold classes virtually as Jewish leaders warn about safety amid tensions over pro-Palestinian protests

A growing number of leaders and organizations have called on Columbia University and its president to protect students amid reports of antisemitic and offensive statements and actions on and near its campus, which has been the site this week of a pro-Palestinian encampment and protest.
49d ago

Baltimore businesses see bridge fallout as a hurdle they hope to clear by summer

Many local employers are taking a hit while the Port of Baltimore remains closed, but optimism runs high that the damage won’t be long-lasting.

Biden and Democratic Party organizations raised $53 million in February

President Joe Biden’s campaign and its connected fundraising organizations raised $53 million in February.

Biden meets with congressional leaders ahead of government shutdown deadline

President Joe Biden will meet with congressional leaders as they scramble to avoid a partial government shutdown this weekend and send aid to Ukraine and Israel.
103d ago

Defense Secretary Austin undergoes 'non-surgical procedures' under anesthesia, Pentagon says

The procedures were related to a bladder issue after Austin was hospitalized and then admitted to a critical care unit on Sunday.

U.S. and U.K. launch airstrikes targeting Iran-backed Houthis in Yemen

ABOARD USS EISENHOWER, the Red Sea — The United States and the United Kingdom launched airstrikes Saturday targeting Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen in response to the group’s continued attacks in the Red Sea, the countries confirmed in a joint statement.