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Greece – USA Ties “Stronger than Ever,” Biden and Mitsotakis Affirm

President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis affirmed that the U.S. - Greece relationship is "stronger than ever" during the meeting of the two leaders at the White House on Monday. Biden congratulated Mitsotakis on 201 years of Greek...

Greece to Raise Turkey’s Provocations in Biden-Mitsotakis Meeting

Greece said Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will raise the issue of Turkey's provocations in the Aegean with President Biden at the meeting of the two leaders in the White House on Monday. Government spokesperson Yiannis Economou noted that the "issue...

Joe Biden Names First Black, Openly LGBTQ White House Press Secretary

President Joe Biden on Thursday chose Karine Jean-Pierre as the next White House Press Secretary—the first Black and the first openly LGBTQ+ individual to serve as the public face of a United States administration. Jean-Pierre will take over from Jen...

President Biden to Meet Greek PM Mitsotakis on May 16

President Biden will meet Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis at the White House on May 16, Press Secretary Jen Psaki announced Thursday. According to the announcement, the meeting provides an opportunity to "affirm our strong bilateral partnership and to celebrate...

Jen Psaki to Reportedly Leave Her Job at the White House

Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary of Greek heritage, will apparently leave her job sometime in May, U.S. media reported on Friday. An Axios report says that Psaki is in exclusive talks with MSNBC to join the network after...

Biden Issues Greek Independence Day Proclamation

US President Joe Biden issued a Greek Independence Day proclamation hours ahead of March 25th, honoring the "countries' deep and historic bond." Biden makes a special reference to the estimated 3 million Americans of Greek descent. "Throughout my career, I...

White House Briefed TikTok Stars on Ukraine

The White House briefed a number of top TikTok stars on the war in Ukraine in an attempt to dispel fake news about the conflict last week. Last Thursday, 30 stars on the video sharing social media app TikTok met...

Giannis Antetokounmpo, the Greek Kid from Sepolia, Meets the President of the U.S.

Giannis Antetokounmpo visited the White House on Monday along with the rest of the Milwaukee Bucks. The Bucks are the first team to be guests at the White House since the Obama administration. The visit was meant to celebrate the...

Greek-American Jen Psaki, WH Press Secretary, Tests Positive for Covid

Jen Psaki, the Greek-American White House press secretary, announced on Sunday that she has tested positive for Covid-19, after members of her household did so. The White House announced Thursday that Psaki would no longer join Biden on his trip...

White House “Ghost Cat” has Haunted Washington for Decades

Of all the scary things that have gone on in Washington D.C. over the years -- and there have been many -- the “Demon Cat” apparitions have pride of place, at least when it comes to all things Halloween-related. Showing...