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  • McDonough: Support for Israel’s security – our values in action

    2 weeks ago

    Addressing a mixed Jewish audience in the aftermath of the Iran nuclear deal debate, White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough on Tuesday peppered his remarks with Yiddish and Hebrew phrases in an attempt to present a reset in the U.S.-Israel relationship following the meeting...

  • White House chief of staff to headline J Street conference

    March 19, 2015 | 10:51 am

    Denis McDonough, the White House chief of staff, will headline the annual J Street conference, at a time of U.S.-Israel tensions over the liberal Jewish Middle East policy group’s signature issue, the two-state solution.

    J Street announced McDonough as its speaker Thursday, three...

  • Syria’s Assad denies chemical weapons use; U.S. presses case for strike

    September 9, 2013 | 9:08 am

    Syrian President Bashar Assad denied that he was behind a chemical weapons attack on the Syrian people, as the White House on Sunday pressed ahead with the uphill effort of persuading Congress to approve a military strike to punish Assad.

    The Obama administration faces a crucial...

  • Obama Taps Chief of Staff With Strong Ties to Jewish Community

    January 30, 2013 | 4:54 pm

    President Barack Obama named as his new chief of staff a security official, Denis McDonough, who has strong ties to the Jewish organizational community.

    McDonough, until now the deputy to National Security Adviser Tom Donilon, handled much of the National Security Council’s...