White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz says today's news on mosquito-bite Zika virus infections in Florida 'should be a wake-up call to Congress' to move on funding the fight against the virus
Hillary Clinton: 'In this campaign, I have met many more people who motivate me to keep fighting for change. And, with your help, I will carry all of your voices and stories with me to the White House'
White House Press Secretary: 'This heinous attack was made all the more despicable by the fact that it targeted a peaceful demonstration. As we reaffirmed at the NATO Warsaw Summit earlier this month, the United States and the international community stand firm in our ongoing support for the people and Government of Afghanistan, and together with the Afghan people and government'
White House: Vice President Biden, in call with Turkish Prime Minister Yildirim, expresses 'unyielding support for Turkish democracy' and urged that the investigation into the coup attempt be conducted in ways that reinforce confidence in democratic institutions and the rule of law - Reuters
White House spokesman says allowing political appointees to apply for civil service positions was 'a longstanding precedent' after report saying Donald Trump would seek new law purging federal government of Barack Obama appointees if elected president - Reuters
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