LIVE STREAM: Biden holds first press conference as president
President Joe Biden speaks about the shooting in Boulder, Colo., Tuesday, March 23, 2021, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)President Joe Biden is holding his first formal press conference since taking office on Thursday afternoon. Since taking office in January of this year, President Biden has delivered live remarks on several occasions, and has answered some reporters’ questions -- but the president has not yet held an official press conference. Biden is the first chief executive in four decades to reach this point in his term without holding a formal question-and-answer session. AdMore: Amid growing challenges, Biden to hold 1st news conferencePressure recently began to mount on Biden after critics raised concerns that the president was intentionally avoiding a formal press conference.
Live Stream: President Joe Biden signs executive order on promoting voting access
(Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. President Joe Biden speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)WASHINGTON – Watch virtual remarks of President Joe Biden on his new executive order to promote voting access. Biden signed an executive order directing federal agencies to take a series of steps to promote voting access, a move that comes as congressional Democrats press for a sweeping voting and elections bill to counter efforts to restrict voting access. DETAILS: President Joe Biden to mark ‘Bloody Sunday’ by signing voting-rights orderWatch live coverage
Live Stream: President Joe Biden delivers remarks on COVID-19 pandemic
(Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. President Joe Biden speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden is scheduled to deliver remarks about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic beginning 4:15 p.m. on Tuesday, March 2. According to Johns Hopkins University, more than 28.6 million cases have been confirmed in the U.S., with more than 513,000 deaths reported from the virus. Watch live coverage
Live stream: Michigan SOS to hold briefing on completion of 2020 election audits
FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 photo provided by the Michigan Office of the Governor, Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson addresses the state in Lansing, Mich., accompanied by Gov. (Michigan Office of the Governor via AP)DETROIT – Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson will hold a virtual press conference on the completion of all election audits Tuesday, March 2. Michigan garnered national headlines after former President Donald Trump made false claims about election results in Detroit. Trump and other Republicans called for a recount of election results in key battleground states including Michigan. Trump was impeached a second time for incitement of insurrection over the Jan. 6 riot at the US Capitol that his critics say were sparked by false election claims.
Detroit Mayor Duggan meets with Biden administration to discuss COVID relief
DETROIT – Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan joined leaders across to country Friday morning to meet with President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris at the White House. It was a part of a group to discuss the American Rescue Plan, a nearly $2 trillion economic stimulus plan, and what is needed to help get the economy roaring again. The American Rescue Plan includes $20 billion for vaccinations and $50 billion dedicated for testing and reopening schools. “They’re worried as the landlord tenant courts open up they may be facing eviction and have no place else to go,” Duggan said. The hope in Washington is to have the bill passed and the money rolling by March.
Live Stream: Mike Duggan joins governors, mayors at White House over stimulus plan
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan joined leaders across to country Friday morning to meet with President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris at the White House. It was a part of a group to discuss the American Rescue Plan, a nearly $2 trillion economic stimulus plan. The hope is that Congress can get something finished in March, but there is a lot to do. AdIn addition to expediting vaccine supply, Biden said he aims to help states with unemployment benefits and reopening schools. The White House will be holding a press conference to cover the meeting at 1:30 p.m.
Flint water crisis prosecution team to discuss findings from investigation
The Flint Water Plant tower is shown in Flint, Mich., Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. Some Flint residents impacted by months of lead-tainted water are looking past expected charges against former Gov. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)Findings from an investigation into the Flint water crisis are expected to be revealed along with charging decisions during a news conference Thursday morning. Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel will be joined by Solicitor General Fadwa Hammoud and Wayne County Prosecutor Kym L. Worthy, of the Flint water crisis prosecution team. Rick Snyder is facing charges of willful neglect in connection with the Flint water crisis.
Flint water crisis prosecution team to announce findings in investigation
The City of Flint Water Plant is illuminated by moonlight on January 23, 2016 in Flint, Michigan. (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)FLINT, Mich. – Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel will be joined by Solicitor General Fadwa Hammoud and Wayne County Prosecutor Kym L. Worthy for a news conference Thursday morning at 11:30 a.m. The news conference will announce the outcome of the state’s criminal investigation. Rick Snyder is facing charges of willful neglect. Read: Ex-Michigan governor faces 2 charges in Flint water scandalRELATED:
Pregnant women, Americans who have history of allergic reactions advised to consult with doctor before taking Pfizer vaccine
Dr. Marks advised pregnant and breastfeeding women, Americans with a history of significant allergic reactions and those who are on immunosuppressive therapies to consult with a physician before taking the vaccine. Pfizer vaccine and allergic reactionsOne major concern about the vaccine is the contraindication in people with a history of allergic reactions. Those with a food allergy should consult with a doctor, advised Dr. Marks. US says COVID-19 vaccine to start arriving in states MondayUS officials say the nation’s first COVID-19 vaccine will begin arriving in states Monday morning. Pfizer has told reporters covering its rollout that it expects the first shipments of its COVID-19 vaccine to leave the Michigan facility Sunday morning.
LIVE STREAM: Michigan Gov. Whitmer to address foiled militia plot to kidnap her
LANSING, Mich. – Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will address a foiled plot by militia to kidnap her and to overthrow the government in a press conference on Thursday afternoon. 13 charged in militia plan to kidnap Gov. Whitmer as hostage, overthrow Michigan governmentMore than a dozen people are accused of participating in what the FBI is calling a “violent” militia scheme involving people from several different states to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer as a hostage and overthrow the Michigan government.
Watch live coverage as President Trump delivers remarks from the White House
(Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump held a news conference at the White House at 5 p.m. on Sunday. The president delivered remarks just one day after he nominated judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. This live stream has now ended. Read More: Politics
Watch live: Trump holds news conference ahead of trip to Kenosha
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is holding a news conference at the White House on the eve of his scheduled trip to Kenosha, Wis. The mayor there has asked the president to stay away, fearing it will increase the unrest there, following two deaths that occurred during protests over the police shooting of Jacob Blake. The news conference begins at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 31. Read more: Ailing Kenosha on edge as Trump visit looms amid tensionsLive Coverage
LIVE STREAM: President Trump holds news conference in New Jersey
Copyright 2020 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved. Bedminster, NJ – President Trump is holding a news conference in Bedminster, New Jersey Saturday afternoon. (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.) If you need help with the Public File, call (313) 222-0566.
Pompeo rejects Congress’ subpoenas for IG, Biden probe info
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday rejected congressional subpoenas issued for him and for the State Department to provide information and testimony to lawmakers about two politically charged developments. The refusals set the stage for an escalation in the confrontation between the State Department and the Democratic-controlled House ahead of November’s elections. In letters sent to the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Pompeo and the State Department's acting legislative affairs chief said they had no intention of complying with the subpoenas. Engel had issued the subpoenas on July 31 and Aug. 3, complaining that Pompeo and the State Department were "stonewalling" repeated requests for information on both matters. This is not the first time Pompeo has rebuffed a House subpoena.
LIVE STREAM: President Trump holds news conference at White House
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump has a scheduled news conference on Tuesday afternoon at the White House. Microsoft is in talks to buy parts of TikTok, a forced sale after Trump threatened to ban the Chinese-owned video app, which claims 100 million U.S. users and hundreds of millions globally. The Trump administration says TikTok is a national-security concern. How a ban would have worked was not clear; that federal authority has never been used before with a consumer app. TikTok denies that it would send U.S. user data to the Chinese government.
Watch live: Trump holds news conference at White House
Natasha Dado is a digital content producer for ClickOnDetroit. Copyright 2020 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved. WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump will hold a news conference at the White House beginning 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3. (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. If you need help with the Public File, call (313) 222-0566.
LIVE STREAM: President Trump holds White House news briefing
WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump will hold a news briefing at the White House at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday. It is believed that Trump will address the country’s coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Wednesday’s conference, but the White House has not confirmed the topic of the briefing. Wednesday’s briefing comes one day after Trump led his first White House coronavirus task force news briefing since April on Tuesday. The U.S. is currently seeing a surge in COVID-19 cases from coast to coast. COVID-19 cases in the U.S. have been increasing by about 400,000 new cases each week since June 29.
LIVE STREAM: Michigan police address killing of mask-related stabbing suspect who pulled knife on deputy
Officials say Ruis was also denied service by store employees for failing to comply with the mask requirement. Police say Ruis stabbed the Lansing man and the fled the store. MORE: Here’s how Wayne County Sheriff’s Office plans to enforce Gov. Police say the man got out of his vehicle with a knife to attack the deputy who pulled him over. The 23-year veteran deputy of the Eaton County Sheriff’s Office feared for her life, officials said.
LIVE STREAM: California police provide update on body found in search of Glee star Naya Rivera
VENTURE COUNTY, Calif. The Venture County Sheriffs Office in California will host a news briefing at 5 p.m. Monday to provide an update after a body was found during the search for missing Glee star Naya Rivera. You can watch the news briefing live below at 5 p.m. on Monday.
Full Detroit Police press conference in response to officer involved shooting
Full Detroit Police press conference in response to officer involved shootingPublished: July 10, 2020, 10:18 pmDetroit Police Chief James Craig held a press conference Friday night in response to an officer involved shooting that has drawn large crowds of protesters.
LIVE STREAM: Detroit police chief, city leaders address killing of George Floyd
DETROIT Detroit Police Chief James Craig will hold a press conference on Thursday afternoon to address the Minneapolis Police Departments handling of the death of George Floyd. Watch the press conference live at 1:30 p.m. in the video player above. The video shows Chauvin, who is white, holding Floyd down for minutes as Floyd complains he cant breathe. The video ends with paramedics lifting a limp Floyd onto a stretcher and placing him in an ambulance. Police say Floyd was resisting arrest, but Chauvins lawyer has declined to comment and the other officers have not been publicly identified.
Detroit police chief: Officer who killed George Floyd should be arrested for murder
DETROIT Detroit Police Chief James Craig held a press conference on Thursday afternoon to address the Minneapolis Police Departments handling of the death of George Floyd. Craig was joined by Deputy Chief Todd Bettison Reverend Dr., Wendell Anthony President of NCAAP Detroit Branch, Terferi Brent Community Organizer, and Negus Vu from the Peoples Action. On Monday night, an employee at a Minneapolis grocery store called police after Floyd allegedly tried to pass a counterfeit $20 bill. The video shows Chauvin, who is white, holding Floyd down for minutes as Floyd complains he cant breathe. Chief Craig said, in his opinion, the video showing the death of George Floyd is enough evidence to arrest now-fired officer Derek Chauvin for murder.
Detroit Police Chief James Craig calls the death of George Floyd murder
It was clear evidence, that suggests it was probable cause to arrest this officer for murder, said Chief James Craig with Detroit Police. Thursday afternoon, Detroits Police Chief James Craig didnt hold anything back, when it comes to what he thinks about the situation in Minneapolis. Chief Craig said he stands with the Minneapolis Police Chief and the firing of the officers involved in the death of George Floyd. Floyd screamed several times, I cant breathe. Even when once officer engages in excessive force, we all share the disappointment for the dishonors it brings to our badge, said Chief James Craig. My father encouraged me because, if you want to be apart of change, we must be a part of the institutional leading the change, said Chief Craig.
Watch live: President Donald Trump holds press conference
Published: May 22, 2020, 1:12 pm Updated: May 22, 2020, 1:54 pm(Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)WASHINGTON – Watch live coverage as President Trump holds a press conference at the White House. Trump spoke briefly at the conference and called on governors around the country to open religious institutions that have been closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. You can watch the press conference here.
‘We will hold the University of Michigan accountable,’ says lawyer of Dr. Anderson victims
Lawyer Parker Stinar opened the press conference saying that his law firm represents more than a dozen athletes and non-athletes who suffered abuse from Anderson over several decades. "It was really difficult.”Stinar read excerpts from Deluca’s letter to Manuel, which detailed unnecessary exams by Dr. Anderson when he was a 19-year-old wrestler in the 1970s. “Something is wrong with Dr. Anderson," he wrote. It is time for the University of Michigan to accept responsibility for decades of sexual abuse and ignoring victims’ cries. It is time for the University of Michigan to be held accountable.”Stinar said that a meeting is scheduled with the University of Michigan’s general council.